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Henry Charles Begent and his wife Jemima (nee Lee). Taken around 1860. She emigrated to Australia with her three daughters after he died in 1875

Amber and Meeschaum Pipe with a silver band was presented to Gilbert Begent (1876 - 1961) by the Carriage Department "Staff", London Road, on 25 March 1897. Gilbert was a Rauilway Worker at Wolverton and Manchester. His brother was Arthur Begent (photo below).

Arthur Begent (1872 -1960)

Arthur was a shipwright for Cammel Lairds in Birkenhead and later a chief engineer, merchant navy, registered at Liverpool as was his son Albert (photo below). Later Arthur became the travelling companion/chauffuer of Lady Pilkington of Pilkington Glass. After this he set up business on his own as a shop keeper in Bootle and lived in Moseley Hill, Liverpool. His shop had a direct hit during the war and he was evacuated to Darwen, Lancs where he was a millwright for ICI plastics division.


Albert Begent (1896 -1936)

Albert Begent in Engineers Officer's unform, Merchant Navy. He later became a Chief Engineer and during service was topedoed three times. he sadly died young aged 39 from a neck injury.


Photos kindly provided by Brian Begent
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