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1 of 5  Thu 2nd Jul 2015 3:11pm  
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On 2nd Jul 2015 1:21pm, tintagel said: Trying to find out about Vincent Beesley. I know he was a freeman of the city and he was a tailor.
Don't know the name Vincent Beesley, but wasn't / isn't there a firm of electricians Lee Beesley?
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2 of 5  Fri 23rd Nov 2018 5:26pm  
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Yes, Lee Beesley's showroom was in Warwick Row, next to the Reform Club (this was the Food Office during WW2.)
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3 of 5  Fri 23rd Nov 2018 9:19pm  
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Lee Beesley's electrical business was burgeoning in the 50s and 60s and most probably later. Edited by member, 23rd Nov 2018 11:02 pm
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4 of 5  Sat 24th Nov 2018 7:45am  
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Knew the Lee Beesley name but just read the interesting history of the firm which has now been going 110 yrs and it's Cov related. Edited by member, 24th Nov 2018 7:55 am
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5 of 5  Sat 24th Nov 2018 8:02am  
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Interesting link - thanks. Thumbs up Shame that the first name (William Iliffe) is spelt incorrectly (twice!) Sad
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