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Thomas and Joseph Beecham - Part 3

In 1887, Thomas bought an estate Mursley Hall near Winslow, Buckinghamshire, where he farmed until 1893. He retired from active work in 1895 to allow his son Joseph to continue the expansion and development of the company.

Thomas moved to Southport where he died on the 6th April 1907 leaving a large personal fortune and an immense business.