Richard Brydges Beechey

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Richard Brydges Beechey

Birthplace: Harley Street, London,England
Death: Died in Portsmouth, Hampshire,England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William Beechey and Anne Beechey
Husband of Frances Annesley Beechey and Frideswide Maria Moore Beechey
Father of Annie L Beechey; Frederick Robert Beechey and Frideswide Fanny Rowland
Half brother of Anne Phyllis Spencer; Frederick William Beechey; George Duncan Beechey; Anna Dodsworth Beechey; Charlotte Earl Beechey and 8 others

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About Richard Brydges Beechey

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 Brydges Beechey's Timeline

May 17, 1808
Harley Street, London,England
Age 33
Limerick, Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland
Age 40
Limerick, Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland
Age 42
Limerick, Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland
March 14, 1895
Age 86
Portsmouth, Hampshire,England