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date: 05 April 2020

Beverly, William Roxbylocked

(1810?–1889)
  • W. J. Lawrence
  • , revised by C. D. Watkinson

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Beverly, William Roxby (1810?–1889), scene-painter, was born at Richmond, Surrey, probably in 1810, the youngest son of William Beverly or Beverley (1764/5–1842) and his wife, Mary (1775/6–1851). The elder Beverly, a well-known actor–manager, had abandoned his own surname of Roxby on taking to the boards, to distinguish himself from his uncle ...

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