He was born in Barbados in 1816, educated at Codrington College Barbados and ordained in 1843. After resigning his episcopal see he was Minister of Berkeley Chapel, Mayfair, Rector of Wootton, Kent and finally Vicar of St Peter, Bethnal Green. At some point he gained a Doctorate of Divinity (DD).
- Photo of Bishop Beckles
- Beckles, Edward Hyndman. Who Was Who. 1920–2016 (April 2014 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 26 March 2016.
- National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives
- The Times, Saturday, Mar 06, 1869; pg. 12; Issue 26378; col C Court Circular
- Genealogical web-site
- Now a listed building
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