Smith and Beck
1847 Richard Beck went into partnership with Smith - Smith and Beck
1851 Smith and Richard Beck exhibited at the Great Exhibition
1852 Listed as "Smith and Beck, opticians and microscope ma. 6 Coleman Street, City" 
1854 the company was named Smith, Beck and Beck.
1857 Joseph Beck was made a partner in the firm.
Sources of Information
- 1852 Post Office London Directory (Small Edition)