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English writer
Born 1844 Died 1909

A younger son of Gilbert Abbott à Beckett, Arthur William, a well-known journalist and man of letters, was also on the staff of Punch from 1874 to 1902, and gave an account of his father and his own reminiscences in The A Becketts of Punch (1903). He died in London on the 14th of January 1909.

Extracted from the entry for A BECKETT, GILBERT ABBOTT in the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica, the text of which lies within the public domain. The original text begins "A younger son, Arthur William a Beckett" has been amended to "A younger son of Gilbert Abbott a Beckett, Arthur William".

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