Sir Robert Beachcroft (1650 – 1721)

Robert Beachcroft was baptised at All Saints Church, Derby on 28th April 1650 the second son and fourth child of Daniel Beachcroft, maltster and farmer, and Mary Fox or Skelton.  His father Daniel was wealthy enough to support many children and to apprentice three of his sons to London merchants and send the eldest to… Continue reading Sir Robert Beachcroft (1650 – 1721)