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Gerard Killoran
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Post by Gerard Killoran » Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:28 pm

The British Newspaper Archive features Agness Olive Beamish who was force-fed and drugged in Holloway Prison.

https://blog.britishnewspaperarchive.co ... e-beamish/

... and was the sister of Ferdinand Uniacke Beamish.

A photo of her here...

http://www.museumoflondonprints.com/ima ... -1913-1914

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Post by MJMcCready » Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:12 pm

Which club was her brother most prominent at? I don't have my resources in my current location so cannot check. I have a feeling I have a game of his against William Ward, who played for either City or Lyceum at the time.

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Post by Gerard Killoran » Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:56 am

F U Beamish played club chess for Bristol & Clifton, county chess for Gloucestershire and correspondence chess for Ireland.

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