Vinegar factory owner, philanthropist and politician. MP for Hackney. Born Switzerland. The family's brewery (first gin and then vinegar) was at Cuper's Gardens, Lambeth - demolished when Waterloo Bridge was built, 1817. In 1810 the business moved to 87 South Lambeth Road, (now an identikit Holiday Inn). Created the Lambeth Ragged School as a memorial to his wife Harriet. uncle to Mark Beaufoy. Died London.