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Stanley Beck born Adelaide South Australia c1931

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Anne Report 25 Feb 2013 16:41

Hi Vanessa

He was a naughty boy!! Thank you so much for all your hard work. We are very lucky in UK where records are quite readily available if you know where to look

Once again, many thanks



Vanessa Report 20 Feb 2013 06:42

Hi Anne,

This is the only Electoral Roll entry for Frederick that I could find. Unable to find Stanley anywhere.

Name: Fredrick James Beck (Wife Edith Mabel is listed also)
Gender: Male
Electoral Year: 1963
State: New South Wales
District: bradfield
Subdistrict: Chatswood

I found these in Trove, link is

The Advertiser (Adelaide) 13 Nov 1947

BECK.—On November 12. at Magill
Ernest William Beck, of 274 Angas street,
beloved brother of Frederick James Beck,
brother-in-law of Edith Mabel, uncle of
Ron, Ken, Thelma and Stan, and your Fix this text
old pal Mrs. Bush. Aged 60 years,

The Advertiser (Adelaide) 10 Aug 1934

Rations By False Pretences
In the Unley Magistrates' Court
yesterday before Messrs. J. Lomman
and J. Cochrane, Frederick James
Beck, fruit hawker, of Esmond street
Hyde Park, was charged with having
between February 1 and July 31 unFix this text
lawfully obtained rations by false pre
tences. Beck pleaced guilty and was
fined £7, with £1 15/ costs, in default
one month's imprisonment.
Sergeant Taylor prosecuted.

In the Advertiser (Adelaide) 4 Aug 1938
Relief By False Pretence
Frederick James Beck, laborer of
King William road, Hyde Park, was
fined £10, with 10/ costs, by Mr. Muir-
head, P.M., in the Adelaide Police Court
yesterday, for having, on July 6, unlaw
fully obtained relief from the Unem
ployment Relief Council by means of a
false pretence. He admitted a pre
vious conviction for a similar offence.
Police Prosecutor Crafter said that,
when the defendant went to the Relief
Department on July 6, he said that he
had earned £1 4/8 in rent work during
the preceding fortnight, and that his
wife had received only 12/. He was
granted relief to the amount of £3 6/4.
Had he reported that his wife had
earned £1 12/, his rations would have
been reduced by 12/6. Between MayFix this text
25 and July 6 the defendant had re
ceived £3 2/6 more than he was entitled



Anne Report 19 Feb 2013 10:13

Hi Vanessa

I don't think so. In 1950s his mother, Edith Mabel, and his father, Frederick James, came to UK and they brought photos of the family including Stanley who would have been in his late teens. I think he attended his father's funeral in July 1981. An obit appeared in the Sydney Morning Post on 17th July 1981 but I cannot get access to it.

Do you have access to electoral rolls for Adelaide say in 1947 and Sydney in 1981?

I know definitely he attended his Uncle Ernest Beck's funeral in November 1947
as I have seen a copy of the death notice and he is mentioned.

Thanks for being do patient.



Vanessa Report 18 Feb 2013 22:11

Hi Anne,
Do you know if Stanley had a middle name as I found a death for a Stanley Garfield Beck.

Name: Stanley Garfield Beck
Death Date: 18 Sep 1969
Death Place: South Australia
Registration Year: 1967-1970
Registration Place: South Australia
Page Number: 6764
Volume Number: 75A

Is this him????



Anne Report 18 Feb 2013 10:22

Hi Valerie
Thanks so much for the information. I have emailed South Aus State Library and await their reply.

I am grateful for all the the help I can get

Anne (London)


Valerie Report 18 Feb 2013 01:04

Hi Anne
The 'South Aus State Library' (on-line) has an 'Ask Us' librarian service ...they will check electoral rolls (past & present) and newspaper death notices.
Valerie (WAus)


ErikaH Report 16 Feb 2013 10:21


patchem Report 16 Feb 2013 08:09

Perhaps you should include 'Adelaide' in your title, as lots of people have read your post, but no help so far?


Anne Report 15 Feb 2013 15:24

Due to the excellent help I have received from fellow members of GR I am wondering if anyone can help me with information regarding my second cousin Stanley Beck born in Adelaide in c1931. His parents were Frederick J Beck and Edith Mabel Beck nee Cartwright. I have managed to find details of his brothers and sisters who, sadly, have all passed away, but he has proved more difficult. If anyone can help I will be extremely grateful.