|Full name||Edward Lambert a'Beckett|
11 August 1907|
St Kilda East, Victoria, Australia
|Died||2 June 1989
Terang, Victoria, Australia
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Bowling style||Right arm fast-medium|
|Test debut (cap 128)||29 December 1928 v England|
|Last Test||6 January 1932 v South Africa|
|Domestic team information|
|Source: Cricinfo, 2 October 2009|
Edward Lambert ("Ted") a'Beckett (born 11 August 1907 in St Kilda East, Victoria, died 2 June 1989 in Terang, Victoria) was an Australian cricketer who played in four Tests between 1928 and 1931. He also played in 47 first-class matches for Victoria.
A'Beckett was the second of three sons born to solicitor Thomas Archibald a'Beckett and his wife Ada Mary, née Lambert. His grandfather was the judge Sir Thomas à Beckett. He studied law at the University of Melbourne, entering Trinity College in 1927, where he excelled at sports, and represented the University in both cricket and Australian rules football before being seriously injured.
A solicitor by profession, after his retirement a'Beckett was involved in the administration of the Victorian Cricket Association.
- "College Notes", The Fleur-de-Lys, vol. III, no. 29 (Oct. 1929): 3.