Richard Brydges Beechey (1808 - 1895)

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Birthplace: Harley Street, London,England
Death: Died in Portsmouth, Hampshire,England
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Richard Brydges Beechey

Richard Brydges Beechey (1808 – 14 March 1895) was an Anglo-Irish painter and Admiral in the Royal Navy. He was one of the 18 children of British painter Sir William Beechey (1753–1839) and Ann Phyllis Jessop.

At fourteen years of age Richard joined the Royal Navy, in time rising to the rank of admiral. Like his father and two of his brothers Richard was a celebrated painter, who illustrated various ports and naval scenes.

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Richard Beechey's Timeline

1808
May 17, 1808
Harley Street, London,England
1840
1840
Age 31
Portluck Castle, Westworth County, Limerick, Ireland,
1842
1842
Age 33
Limerick, Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland
1849
1849
Age 40
Limerick, Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland
1851
1851
Age 42
Limerick, Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland
1888
1888
Age 79
Dublin, Dublin City, County Dublin, Ireland
1895
March 14, 1895
Age 86
Portsmouth, Hampshire,England