NameFerdinand Uniacke BEAMISH
Birth9 Jun 1877, Cork, Cork, Ireland
Death10 Mar 1957, Puha, Gisborne, New Zealand
OccupationMechanical Engineer, Farmer
FatherFerdinand BEAMISH (~1839-1920)
MotherFrances Anne STRICKLAND (~1847-1929)
Birth10 Jul 1897, Thaxsted, Essex, England
DeathNov 1984
FatherFrancis George WEST (1864-1900)
MotherMary Kathleen CAPELL (1874-1950)
Marriage17 Dec 1924
Notes for Ferdinand Uniacke BEAMISH
Ireland Births and Baptisms
June 9, 1877, Beamish [no given names], born Cork, Cork, Ireland, parents Ferdinand Beamish and Frances Anne Strickland Beamish.

In the 1901 census 3 Westbury Road, Westbury on Trym Gloucestershire.
Head Frances A Beamish, married, age 54, husband away, born Bayswater London.
Son Ferdinand N Beamish, single, age 23, Engineer (mechanical). born Ireland.
Son Francis B. Beamish, age 18, Farm Pupil, born Ireland.
Daughter Agnes O. Beamish, age 10, born Ireland. 2 servants.

In the 1911 census Dennisworth, Pucklechurch near Bristol, Gloucestershire.
Head Ferdinand Beamish, age 72, private means, born Boulogne, France.
Wife Frances Anne Beamish, age 64, married 35 years, 5 children born alive , all still living, born paddington, London.
Son Ferdinand Uniacke Beamish, age 33, single, farmer, employer, born Cork, Ireland.
Son Francis Bernard Beamish, age 28, single, farmer, employer, born Queenstown, Ireland.
Son Gerald Chohuley Beamish, Single, age 26, Oxford University student, born Queenstown.
Daughter Agnes Olive Beamish, age 20, single, Girton College Student, born Cork.
1 servant.
The house had 11 rooms.

Slogrove Slowgrove Family History Website indicated Ferdinand went to New Zealand in 1941.

In the New Zealand Electoral Rolls 1946 Gisborne, East Cape
Ferdinand Uniacke Beamish, Puha, dairy farmer

Headstone reads Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne
Ferdinand Uniacke Beamish Born at Cork on 9th June 1877 died Puha Gisborne on 10th March 1957
Notes for Madeline (Spouse 1)
In the July to September 1897 birth index Madeline West, Dunmow, Essex, volume 4a, page 748.

In the 1901 census St. Margaret Convent, East Grinstead, Sussex.
Madeline West, pupil St. Agnes School, age 3, born Thraxsted, Essex.

In the April to June 1924 marriage index Madeleine West and Ferdinand M. Beamish Maldon, Essex, volume 4a, page 1597

Another source says they were divorced in 1926.

From Erika Lambert
Madeleine and Ferdinand were indeed divorced. Apparently the marriage was annulled due to non consummation.

In the October to December 1929 marriage index Madeleine West and Harold R. Byng, Hampstead, Middlesex volume 1a, page 1539.

There is a Madeline Byng, born July 13, 1897 in the November 1984 death index, age 87, Uttlesford district, Essex, volume 9, page 3156.
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