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Beckford, Peterlocked

(1672/3–1735)
  • Richard B. Sheridan

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Beckford, Peter (1672/3–1735), planter and politician in Jamaica, was the son of Peter Beckford (bap. 1643, d. 1710) and his second wife, Anne Ballard. Beckford was elected to the assembly (like his father, who was a member of the house of assembly before he was elevated to ...

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National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
L. Namier & J. Brooke, eds., , 3 vols. (1964); repr. (1985)