Beecroft, J (b1885)

According to the Surrey Recruitment Registers a J Beecroft (b 1885 in Stowupland)  joined the East Surrey Regiment (11th Batn) in 1915.  He had been a cowman and was described as 5ft 3in, 130lbs, with a chest measurement of 38ins.

Beecroft, Denis

In 1891-2 a Denis Beecroft was a shoemaker in Saxon (sic) Street. 1881 census names Dennis Beecroft (age 47) as a son-in-law living with wheelwright Joshua Shulver  (widower age 68) and his daughter Harriett (age 37) and grandchildren, Harry (age 8), Alfred (age 5), Percy age 3) and William (age 5m)