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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Beckford Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Beckford Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Beckford family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Beckford

Wikipedia William Thomas Beckford (1 October 1760 ? 2 May 1844), usually known as William Beckford, was an English novelist, a profligate and consummately knowledgable art collector and patron of works of decorative art, a critic, travel writer and sometime politician, reputed to be the richest commoner in England.
Wikipedia Jason Neil Beckford (born 14 February 1970) is an English former footballer.
Wikipedia Tyson Craig Beckford (born December 19, 1970) is an American model and actor, best known as a Ralph Lauren model.
Wikipedia Jermaine Beckford (born 9 December 1983) Is an English footballer who plays as a striker for Leeds United in League One of the English Football League.
Wikipedia Darren Richard Lorenzo Beckford (born 12 June 1967 in Moss Side, Manchester, England) is a former professional footballer.