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Frederick Beard

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Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 10 Jun 2021 18:27

Try clicking on Terence name and sending him a message

It’s highly unlikely he will be expecting a reply now on this thread as its almost 3 years old


Holly Report 10 Jun 2021 18:06


I am the granddaughter of (Maurice) Frederick Beard and Gillian Sapsford. Their eldest sons daughter. We do live in Scotland now. Moved to Scotland in 2000 from the Midlands.



ErikaH Report 6 Aug 2018 18:47

Thank you


ArgyllGran Report 6 Aug 2018 17:53

Edited re eldest son.


ErikaH Report 6 Aug 2018 16:30

Too much personal info about the eldest son


ArgyllGran Report 5 Aug 2018 15:18

The third son MAY have married in Shropshire 1982.

IF that's the right man, he's on the current ER for a town in Ross-shire, per
Not in BT phonebook.

I only picked this man because of the Scottish connection - with brother marrying and living in Scotland, even though a totally different area.

But there are other men of the same name.


ArgyllGran Report 5 Aug 2018 14:27

The second son may have married in Staffordshire in 2005, and if so, was on Burton-on-Trent ER in 2015 - per


ArgyllGran Report 5 Aug 2018 13:59

Three sons, all born Stoke, 1956-62

The eldest (or at least someone with the same first name, spelled the same way, and the same middle initial), was on Stoke ER in 2002, then married in Scotland 2006, and is in Scotland in 2015 ER.

If you buy credits on, you can see the full address.
He might still be there, but opted out of public ER.

He isn't in the BT phonebook - at least not in the place he was in 2015. May be ex-directory, or just not have a landline.


ErikaH Report 5 Aug 2018 12:26

Three members other than you have him in their GR trees. Send contact messages


Terence Report 5 Aug 2018 12:19

Trying to trace his sons my cousins.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Aug 2018 11:29

He was on the electoral rolls to 2012 but on his own

They appears to have had three children , details on freebmd


greyghost Report 5 Aug 2018 11:22

What information are you after Terence?

Using the free site -

the marriage shows him not as Frederick but as Maurice F

Surname First name(s) Spouse District Vol Page
Marriages Mar 1954 (>99%)
Beard Maurice F Sapsford Dunmow 4a 1313
Sapsford Gillian B Beard Dunmow 4a 1313

which leads to this birth registered in 1932 not 1931 - Dunmow RD covers High Easter

Surname First name(s) Mother District Vol Page
Births Jun 1932 (>99%)
Beard Maurice F Beaney Dunmow 4a 1473

and possibly this death showing in the Stoke on Trent RD (found on FMP !)

United Kingdom Deaths 2007-2016 Transcription

First name(s) Maurice Frederick
Last name Beard
Title Mr
Sex Male
Age 80
Birth year 1932
Birth date 21 May 1932
Death year 2012
Death date 18 Jan 2012
Place Stoke-On-Trent
Area Stoke-On-Trent
Geo direction West Midlands
Postcode area ST
Postcode district ST3
Postcode sector ST3 3
County Staffordshire

Probate records show this possibility. The Probate office (Registry) has nothing to do with where he lived

Surname First name Date of probate Probate number Date of death Document type Registry
BEARD MAURICE FREDERICK 27 March 2012 3764423 18 January 2012 Grant and will Birmingham

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Aug 2018 11:19

Trace information in what context pleese

You can find his birth on freebmd and then look to see if he had siblings and for his parents marriage

Or are you trying to trace him now ??


Terence Report 5 Aug 2018 10:34

Trying to trace information born in high Easter Essex 1931 married Gillian Sapsford late 1950,s moved to stoke on Trent.