A lady who was power fed bootleg alcohol and repeatedly raped by her scientist father from the age of 11 has instructed of her childhood from hell in a devastating new ebook.
On the face of it, Kim Chown, now 56, from Darlington, County Durham, was the daughter of a good scientist and college lecturer who labored across the growing world, shifting from Nigeria, Sudan and Brunei to Papua New Guinea and the Atlantic island of St Helena.
However behind closed doorways, tragic Kim lived a lifetime of compelled depravity, rape, sexual abuse and botched DIY abortions all by the hands of her paedophile father.
Francis Beaumont, often known as Bernard, a microbiologist and histology skilled who was an ‘esteemed lecturer at universities world wide’, even threatened to dissolve his daughter in an acid bathtub if she ever instructed of the sickening years of abuse she had suffered.
Kim’s dad and mom married in 1960, and she or he spent her early years in Nigeria and the Sudan with each her dad and mom, who separated in 1968, together with her mom taking her 4 youngsters again to Leeds.
On the age of 11, Kim’s father took her away for what was meant to be a six-week vacation to Kenya, however he saved her with him to endure a sickening catalogue of abuse.
In 2018, he was lastly dropped at justice and jailed for 20 years for 5 counts of rape, after Kim’s husband finally persuaded her to report him to the police.
Kim Chown, who lives in County Durham, has opened up concerning the horrific abuse she confronted a the palms of her scientist father Francis Beaumont all through her younger teenage years. Kim is pictured at 15 with Beaumont in Africa
Kim Chown, now 56, has written a ebook entitled Who Will Consider You? detailing her abusive childhood and the way her father instructed her he’d dissolve her in acid if she instructed anybody he’d raped her
Her late mom, who died of a coronary heart assault in 2007, was additionally emotionally and mentally abused by her father and ‘struggled with life’, in response to Kim.
Kim’s ebook, entitled Who Will Consider You? particulars how she was taken hundreds of miles from her house in Leeds to Nairobi, Kenya to stay with predatory Beaumont.
She was compelled to endure years of horrendous sexual and psychological abuse and as a younger teenager underwent two abortions.
Beaumont, 82, was lastly dropped at justice in Might 2018 and sentenced to twenty years for 5 offences of rape
Bernard Beaumont compelled her to drink house brewed beer and wine laced with pure alcohol which he took from the laboratories the place he labored, and dressed her up in grownup lingerie earlier than raping and abusing her for hours on finish.
‘My dad would make me put on suspenders belts, stockings and excessive heels,’ mentioned Kim.
The primary time he dressed her up, she instructed how Beaumont used a intercourse toy to penetrate her, claiming he would ‘do it himself’ however she was a ‘little too younger but’ and he ‘had morals’ and ‘did not need blood throughout him’.
He then used a tall white candle, ‘switching between objects, making an attempt to ram each tougher inside’ whereas she screamed with ache. He then compelled her to carry out a intercourse act on him. The next night time he raped her for the primary time.
‘He went by means of these unusual rituals the place he would make me get drunk and compelled me to hearken to the identical Pink Floyd document again and again while he raped and abused me,’ Kim recalled.
‘Then I must stand up, put my uniform on and go to highschool while he lay in mattress sleeping all of it off.
‘He instructed me I’d be dissolved in acid if I ever instructed and that the one factor that will be left of me can be my enamel. No person would ever know that I existed.’
When she was simply 15-years-old, and regardless of being compelled to take the contraceptive tablet, Kim grew to become pregnant and needed to endure the harrowing ordeal of getting an abortion in an African nation the place the process was unlawful.
When he estimated she was 12 weeks gone, Kim instructed how her father ordered her to lie on her again with the legs within the air, at which level he shoved a coat hanger inside her to ‘poke this factor out’.
Kim mentioned he instructed her he was making an attempt to succeed in the sac to puncture it in order that the foetus would die, and jabbed tougher and tougher as he grew to become extra annoyed.
Bernard Beaumont compelled her to drink house brewed beer and wine laced with pure alcohol which he took from the laboratories the place he labored. Beaumont and Kim are pictured in Africa when Kim was 16
Kim lived a lifetime of compelled depravity, rape, sexual abuse and botched DIY abortions by the hands of her paedophile father. Kim is pictured as a toddler in Africa
Kim was taken hundreds of miles from her house in Leeds to Nairobi in Kenya aged 11 to stay her together with her father. Pictured, Beaumont in Africa
‘The ache was horrendous’, she recalled. ‘For the following quarter-hour, my father used a coat hanger and a torch to carry out his DIY abortion. By the tip of it I used to be in agony.’
When that failed, he force-fed her tablets after which tried to ‘suck’ out the foetus utilizing a bicycle pump. Finally he took her to a health care provider who made preparations for her to have a termination.
An estemed lecturer world wide
From a younger age, Kim knew her father had an ‘vital job at a college instructing folks about science’.
When she was little they lived within the Sudan and Lagos, Nigeria, earlier than she moved again to the UK together with her mom when her dad and mom broke up.
He stayed on in Nigeria earlier than returning the UK, then left for Kenya in 1973. He landed a job at a polytechnic in Nairobi to show histology and histopathology.
Histology is the research of physique tissues and their construction/perform, whereas histopathology is the microscopic examination of tissue and primarily diseased situation.
Kim mentioned: ‘I bear in mind seeing him place specimens of tissue on glass slides earlier than staining them pink (or different colors) and them by means of a microscope.’
Beaumont’s subsequent place was in Brunei on the college.
However regardless of being an esteemed lecturer at universities world wide, he then moved again to the UK as a result of he’d purchased a chip store in Leeds.
‘After all it was unusual to go from being a lecturer to creating chips however I did not query his life decisions, I simply made positive to keep away from the realm,’ Kim recalled.
‘It did not take lengthy earlier than I heard that my dad’s new enterprise had failed. I discovered he did not get on together with his prospects as he instructed them chips had been unhealthy for his or her well being. In the event that they got here into the chippie greater than as soon as every week, he’d inform them they had been consuming an excessive amount of of the fallacious stuff.’
Having bought his house in Guiseley after which the chippie, Kim mentioned he squandered the cash and moved right into a darkish and dingey two-bedroom council flat in Roundhay Park, Leeds.
Beamount later went to stay in St Helena, a distant volcanic tropical island within the South Atlantic Ocean off the West Coast of Africa, a part of the British Oversea Territory. Kim mentioned she had no concept what he was as much as there however believed he’d discovered work as a lecturer.
‘He’d lied on his CV saying he was 10 years youthful than he was,’ she mentioned. Finally Beaumont moved again to Leeds earlier than marrying a 20-year-old Filipino girl 50 years his junior, whom he’d met on-line. He spent months within the Philippines.
The next yr, Kim once more fell pregnant, however this time she mentioned her father needed to maintain the infant and stay as a household.
Kim mentioned: ‘I could not imagine it once I was pregnant once more lower than a yr later. This time he needed to maintain the infant and play comfortable households.
‘Having an abortion was traumatic, however there was no method I used to be going undergo together with his plan. A pal helped and he organized an abortion.’
Kim mentioned her dad ‘preferred to present the impression she was a man-eater’ who would ‘seduce any male who stepped foot over the brink’.
‘The fact was, I used to be so shy, I may barely look anybody within the eye, not to mention flirt with them,’ she mentioned.
Kim added that having her sister be part of them in Kenya and having folks over to remain ‘made no distinction’ to her father’s routine of raping her ‘most nights’.
‘I used to be totally inside my father’s management and after six years could not bear in mind a time once I wasn’t being raped,’ she mentioned, including that it did not happen to her to inform her sister at the moment what was happening.
Following her second termination, Kim returned to the UK. Her father took up a microbiologist publish in Brunei and Kim thought her nightmare was over.
However bizarrely, sick Beaumont gave up his high-flying science job and opened a chip store in Leeds.
Kim mentioned: ‘I begged him to let me come again to the UK as a result of I could not get a job in Kenya. So, I ultimately got here house in 1985. Dad owned a home in Guiseley, close to Leeds which he rented out, however it was empty. So, I went and stayed there.
‘However he adopted me and two weeks later, he turned up at my door. He got here again and raped me once more.
‘He was following me round raping and abusing me. I could not get away. I used to be trapped.
‘Identical to in Africa, he instructed me that I may by no means inform anyone and even when I did, he was a revered scientist and college lecturer, no one would imagine me over him. That is why I known as my ebook, Who Will Consider You?.’
At 21-years-old, Kim met her husband Jonathan, a gathering that will sign the tip of the abuse.
She married Jonathan in 1991 and went on to have an enduring marriage with two youngsters and one grandchild.
For the reason that launch of her harrowing life story in April, Kim has had messages from abuse survivors from everywhere in the world. Nevertheless it wasn’t till 2015 that her husband persuaded her to go to the police.
Beaumont, 82, was lastly dropped at justice in Might 2018. At Leeds Crown Courtroom, he was locked up for 20 years after a jury discovered him responsible of 5 offences of rape between 1979 and 1985, and obtained a 20 yr sentence.
Kim bravely waived her proper to anonymity within the hope of turning into an envoy for abuse victims.
Her ebook is a no-holds-barred account of her life and the way she has overcome her trauma to construct a cheerful and profitable life.
Kim, pictured on the age of 12 compelled, was to endure years of horrendous sexual and psychological abuse throughout her time in Africa
When she was simply 15-years-old, and regardless of being compelled to take the contraceptive tablet, Kim grew to become pregnant and needed to endure the harrowing ordeal of getting an unlawful abortion
At 21 years-old, Kim met her husband, Jonathan, a gathering that will sign the tip of the abuse. Kim is pictured with Beaumont on the age of 21
Kim, pictured together with her husband, runs a profitable enterprise, has been sober for 4 years since going into rehab shortly after reporting her father to the police
Kim bravely waived her proper to anonymity within the hope of turning into an envoy for abuse victims
Kim added: ‘The ebook is primarily about closure for me. However additionally it is to boost consciousness of this largely hidden, dreadful scourge on our society.
‘It’s so vital that folks can report this and that they will be listened to.’
Kim, who now lives in County Durham and runs a profitable enterprise, has been sober for 4 years since going into rehab shortly after reporting her father to the police.
Who Will Consider You? printed by Bonnier Books UK.