See Punch 1979b , pp. 275-77:
Thomas John Ott Beamish, victualler, bapt. 12 June 1781, d. 18 Aug. 1860; m. 21 Sept. 1816, Louise Sarah (1796/1797-1 Apr. 1869), dau. of Stephen and Phoebe (Coffin) Collins of Colin Grove, and granddau. of Robert Collins of Dartmouth, N.S. They had eleven children:

(Ia) Amelia Phoebe Ott Beamish, b. 25 June 1817, d. 12 May 1840, unmarried.

(2a) Eliza Parnell Ott Beamish, b. 7 Oct. 1819, d. 6 Nov. 1891; m. 11 Dec. 1847, Thomas ABBOTT, commission merchant (1820/1821-22 May 1910, age 89). Issue.

(3a) Francis Stephen Beamish, barrister-at-law, b. 19 July 1821, living 1896; m. 20 Nov. 1861, Almira (b. 21 Nov. 1838 at Halifax, d. 11 June 1914 at Cleveland, Ohio), dau. of Benjamin and Eliza (Churchill) Davidson. They had issue:

(lb) Francis Beamish, b. 1 Apr. 1862 at Cleveland, d 26 Mar. 1929 at Cleveland.

(2b) Millie Amelia Beamish, b. 2 Sept. 1863 at Cleveland, d. 3 Dec 1890 at Cleveland.

(3b) Harriet Eliza Bearnish, b. 30 Nov. 1864 at Halifax; m. 3 Dec. 1889, Charles Clarke, b. 1867, eldest son of Rev. Dr. Charles HOLE, D.D., LLD., an Englishman who served as rector of St. Paul's Church in Halifax from1886 to 1889.

(4b) Henry William Beamish, b. 11 May 1866 at Halifax, where he was a clerk in 1893.

(5b) Louise Maud Beamish, b. 9 Aug. 1867 at Halifax, m. 30 Sept. 1891, George William BROOKS, b. 19 Jan. 1858 at Ecum Secum, N.S. William Brooks was a son of George William and Anne (Jewer) Brooks, and lived after his marriage at Liverpool, N.S. They were parents of eleven children.

(6b) William Beamish, b. 24 Nov. 1871 at Halifax.

(7b) Mary Beamish, b. 13 May 1874 at Halifax.

(8b) Laura Beamish, b. 13 Dec. 1875 at Cleveland; married --

(9b) Blanche Beamish, b. 17 Dec. 1878 at Cleveland.

(4a) Phoebe Collins Beamish, school teacher, b. 10 Jan. 1824, d 1904, unmarried.

(5a) Thomas Murdoch Beamish, bookkeeper b. 2 June 1826, d ca 1889; m 30 Sept. 1856, Catherine (b.1832, living 1895), second dau. of John J. and Elizabeth (Parker) Brush of Halifax. They had five children:

(lb) George Thomas Beamish, machine agent, b. Jan 1858, d. 29 Mar. 1913 at Waltham, Mass.; lived at Annapolis Royal, N.S.; m 13 Dec. 1882 Annie Caroline Ross, b. 1860, dau of Christopher and Mary A. Dart of Halifax. They had issue:
(1c) Arthur Akins Roy Beamish, b. 29 Dec. 1883.

(2c) Adele Dart Beamish, b. Dec. 1885, d. 11 1886.

(2b) Walter John Bearnish, bapt. 25 July 1859, d. 13 Feb. 1863.

(3b) Florence Elizabeth Beamish, b. 31 July 1861, living 1890.

(4b) Alice Ida Beamish, b. 6 Dec. 1862, bur. 30 July 1863.

(5b) Augustus William Beamish, b. 4 June 1865, d. young.

(6a) Louisa Mason Beamish, b. 6 Sept. 1828, d. l7 Sept. 1885, unmarried.

(7a) Mary Elizabeth Coffin Beamish, b. 24 May 1831, living 1901, unmarried.

(8a) Georgina Clifford Beamish, bapt 26 Aug. 1838, age 3 years, d. 24 Mar.1911, unm.

(9a) William Henry Beamish, b. 27 Feb. 1838, d. 22 Mar. 1844.

(l0a) Amelia Jane Beamish, b. 11 June 1840, living 1910, unmarried.

(11a) Herbert Clifford Beamish, bookkeeper, b. 15 Sept. 1844, d. 7 Aug. 1890; m. 1 July 1873, Alice Maude (d. 5 Jan.1921 at Los Angeles), youngest dau. of Thomas Church of Falmouth, N.S. They had four sons:

(lb) Thomas A. Beamish, bookkeeper, b. 23 Oct. 1876, d. 7 Nov.1906.

(2b) Paul Beamish, living 1921.

(3b) Francis Bernard Beamish, clerk, at Halifax 1900, at Boston 1906.

(4b) Percy C. Beamish, clerk, at Halifax 1904, at Boston 1906.