Grace Bennett

F, b. 1807, d. December 1841
  • Grace Bennett was born in 1807.
  • She was baptized on 3 January 1808 in Tywardreath, Cornwall. She was the daughter of Samuel Bennetts and Elizabeth Vinnecomb.
  • At the age of 22 years, Grace Bennett married Edward Austin, son of Thomas Austin and Elizabeth Warne, on 31 January 1829 in Tywardreath.
  • In December 1840,her husband, Edward Austin died in Tywardreath, Cornwall, at age 35.
  • Grace Bennett was buried on 15 September 1841 in Tywardreath.
  • Grace Bennett died in December 1841 in Tywardreath, Cornwall.

Children of Grace Bennett and Edward Austin

Hilda Mary Bennett

F, b. 1894

Child of Hilda Mary Bennett and Herbert Osborne Allen

Horatio Waldemer Accworth Bennett

M, b. 1911

Jack Bennett

M, b. 16 December 1917, d. 8 August 2000
  • Jack Bennett was born on 16 December 1917 in Tasmania.
  • He was the son of John Andrew Bennett and Maria Burgess.
  • At the age of 31 years, 7 months and 11 days, Jack Bennett married Joan Cecilia Bacon on 27 July 1949. They had four chldren.
  • In 1971,his wife, Joan Cecilia Bacon died.
  • Jack Bennett died on 8 August 2000 in Tasmania at age 82.

James Bennett

M, b. 1828
  • James Bennett was born in 1828.
  • At the age of 26 years, James Bennett married Rebecca French Jago in 1854 in Tasmania.

Child of James Bennett and Rebecca French Jago

James Bennett

M, b. 1866, d. 1912
  • James Bennett was born in 1866 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of William Bennett and Emma Dalley.
  • James Bennett died in 1912 in New South Wales.

Jane Bennett

F, b. circa 1830
  • Jane Bennett was born circa 1830.
  • Jane Bennett married William Warren circa 1855.

Child of Jane Bennett and William Warren

John Andrew Bennett

M, b. 1 July 1874, d. 19 August 1960
  • John Andrew Bennett was born on 1 July 1874 in Middle Plains, Tasmania.
  • He was the son of James Bennett and Rebecca French Jago.
  • At the age of 22 years, 11 months and 29 days, John Andrew Bennett married Maria Burgess, daughter of George Burgess and Mary Ann Smith, on 30 June 1897 in Tasmania.
  • John Andrew Bennett died on 19 August 1960 in Tasmania at age 86.
  • He was buried in Deloraine General Cemetery.

Children of John Andrew Bennett and Maria Burgess

Joseph Bennett

M, b. circa 1820
  • Joseph Bennett was born circa 1820.
  • Joseph Bennett married Sarah Richardson circa 1845.

Child of Joseph Bennett and Sarah Richardson

Lawrence Michael Bennett

M, b. 15 August 1931, d. 8 July 1992
  • Lawrence Michael Bennett was born on 15 August 1931 in Tasmania.
  • He was the son of Allan Andrew Bennett and Rachael Deayton.
  • Lawrence Michael Bennett died on 8 July 1992 in Tasmania at age 60.

Lexia Beryl Bennett

F, b. 15 April 1929, d. 23 September 1996

Lindsay John Bennett

M, b. 28 September 1898, d. 23 March 1981
  • Lindsay John Bennett was born on 28 September 1898 in North Motton, Tasmania.
  • He was the son of Thomas James Bennett and Eliza Burgess.
  • At the age of 20 years, 4 months and 29 days, Lindsay John Bennett married Mary Elizabeth Johnstone on 26 February 1919 in Tasmania.
  • Lindsay John Bennett died on 23 March 1981 at age 82.

Child of Lindsay John Bennett and Mary Elizabeth Johnstone

Male Bennett

M, b. 1857, d. 1857
  • Male Bennett died in 1857 in New South Wales.
  • He was born in 1857 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of William Bennett and Emma Dalley.

Mary Bennett

F, b. 1862

Michael Jospeh Bennett

M, b. circa 1890

Nellie May Bennett

F, b. 9 February 1903, d. 23 August 1991
  • Nellie May Bennett was born on 9 February 1903 in Needles.
  • She was the daughter of John Andrew Bennett and Maria Burgess.
  • Nellie May Bennett married Hubert Bligh circa 1920.
  • Nellie May Bennett married Jack McCarthy circa 1940.
  • On 4 July 1959,her husband, Jack McCarthy died at age 61.
  • Nellie May Bennett died on 23 August 1991 in Tasmania at age 88.
  • She was buried in Devonport.

Child of Nellie May Bennett and Hubert Bligh

Reginald Bennett

M, b. circa 1905

Richard Bennett

M, b. 1850, d. 31 May 1910

Leah (nee Kingston, 1851-1881) and Richard Bennett. Photo courtesy of Merv Johnson.
  • Richard Bennett was born in 1850 in Staffordshire.
  • He was the son of Joseph Bennett and Sarah Richardson.
  • He was miner.
  • At the age of 27 years, Richard Bennett married Leah Kingston, daughter of James Kingston and Sarah Henson, on 27 March 1877 in Norton Canes. Witnesses to the marriage were William Aldridge and Agnes Elizabeth Kingston. Richard and Leah lived at Catshill after their marriage.
  • Richard Bennett immigrated on 20 May 1880 with James Kingston and Sarah Henson. James Kingston and his wife Sarah, their daughter Leah and Richard Bennett, son John, daughter Patience and William and Mary (Polly) their grandchihldren left Plymouth on 20 May 1880. They came to Australia on the "Shenir" and landed in Brisbane on 25 August 1880. They immigrated as free passengers. Leah and her husband Richard Bennett remained in Stanley Street, South Brisbane. William was listed as William BENNETT not William Kingston.
  • Richard Bennett died on 31 May 1910 in Dunwich, Queensland. He died of paralysis and exhaustion.
  • He was buried on 1 June 1910 in Dunwich Cemetery.

Rick Bennett

M, b. 14 April 1919, d. 3 September 1942
  • Rick Bennett was born on 14 April 1919 in Needles, Tasmania.
  • He was the son of John Andrew Bennett and Maria Burgess.
  • Rick Bennett enlisted in the Australian Army on 23 April 1940 in Tasmania. He was living at Brighton at the time he enlisted and gave his father John BENNETT as his next of kin. He was part of the 2/12 Infantry Division.
  • Rick Bennett died on 3 September 1942 in New Guinea at age 23.
  • He was buried in Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery.
  • Rick Bennett also went by the name of Rick.

Ruby Rebecca Bennett

F, b. 18 August 1912

Samuel Bennett

M, b. 1871, d. 1960
  • Samuel Bennett was born in 1871 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of William Bennett and Emma Dalley.
  • Samuel Bennett died in 1960 in New South Wales.

Selina Isabelle Bennett

F, b. circa 1885
  • Selina Isabelle Bennett was born circa 1885.

Child of Selina Isabelle Bennett

Selina Stephanie Bennett

F, b. 21 September 1897, d. 2 December 1978
  • Selina Stephanie Bennett was born on 21 September 1897 in Dunloran, Tasmania.
  • She was the daughter of John Andrew Bennett and Maria Burgess.
  • At the age of 20 years, 11 months and 21 days, Selina Stephanie Bennett married Mark FitzMaurice on 11 September 1918 in Tasmania. They had a total of ten children.
  • Selina Stephanie Bennett died on 2 December 1978 in Tasmania at age 81.

Children of Selina Stephanie Bennett and Mark FitzMaurice

Sylvia Bennett

F, b. 8 August 1908, d. 8 January 1992
  • Sylvia Bennett was born on 8 August 1908 in Needles, Tasmania.
  • She was the daughter of John Andrew Bennett and Maria Burgess.
  • Sylvia Bennett married Kenneth Owens circa 1930. They had one child.
  • Sylvia Bennett died on 8 January 1992 in Tasmania at age 83.

Thomas Edward Bennett

M, b. 1901, d. 20 November 1978

Thomas James Bennett

M, b. 16 July 1855, d. 7 January 1936
  • Thomas James Bennett was born on 16 July 1855 in Tasmania. He was the son of James Bennett and Mary Ann Bonney.
  • At the age of 34 years, 7 months and 17 days, Thomas James Bennett married Eliza Burgess, daughter of George Burgess and Mary Ann Smith, on 5 March 1890 in Tasmania. They were married in the home of J Bennett, Thomas' father in Elizabeth Town. She was 26 and he was 32 years old, a labourer.
  • Thomas James Bennett died on 7 January 1936 in North Motton at age 80. The Advocate reported his death on 10 Jan 1936 -" Mr. Thomas Bennett, who passed away on Tuesday at North Motton was aged 83 years. He married Miss Eliza Burgess, of Elizabethtown, and went to reside at North Motton, where he had lived for 47 years, and was well known and highly respected. His family numbered ten, five sons and five daughters, all of whom are alive; they are Mesdames A. Johnson (Victoria) Fred Hall (North Motton), H. O. Allen (Edith Creek), H. Johnson (Victoria), and Sturzaker (Ulverstone), and Messrs George (Preston), Andrew and John (Hobart), James (Gippsland), and Reg. (North Motton). Deceased had been in ill-health for about three years. His passing was quite peaceful. The funeral took place at the Anglican cemetery, Ulverstone, yesterday afternoon, Rev. B. S. Hammond officiating. There was a large number of followers. The chief mourners were Messrs. A. G., W. J., L. J., and R. (sons), and A. and C. Burgess (brothers-in-law); and F. Hall (son-in-law). The carriers were four grandsons Messrs. R. and B. Bennett, and J. and H. Hall. Messrs. A. and C. Burgess, J. Chilcott, and W. Woods were the pall-bearers."
  • He was buried on 9 January 1936 in Ulverstone Cemetery. Anglican Section.

Children of Thomas James Bennett and Eliza Burgess

Vernon Roy Bennett

M, b. 15 March 1899, d. 2 March 1957
  • Vernon Roy Bennett was born on 15 March 1899 in Tasmania.
  • He was the son of John Andrew Bennett and Maria Burgess.
  • Vernon Roy Bennett married Jessie Olive Munday circa 1929. They had three children.
  • Vernon Roy Bennett died on 2 March 1957 in Tasmania at age 57.
  • He was buried in Somerset Cemetery.

Wilfred James Bennett

M, b. 31 July 1897, d. 1968
  • Wilfred James Bennett was born on 31 July 1897 in North Motton, Tasmania.
  • He was the son of Thomas James Bennett and Eliza Burgess.
  • Wilfred James Bennett died in 1968 in Victoria.

William Bennett

M, b. 1816, d. 21 August 1875
  • William Bennett was born in 1816 in Queeen's County, Ireland. His mother's name was Sarah.
  • He was transported to Sydney in 1832. He had been sentenced to 7 years for assult and arrived on the Dunvegan Castle. He received his Certificate of Freedom on 1 July 1840.
  • At the age of 36 years, William Bennett married Emma Dalley, daughter of Samuel Hockey and Mary Dalley, on 9 July 1852 in Guyong. The marriage was conducted by Samuel Wilkinson, minister of the Wesleyan Church of which Emma was a Member. William was a member of the Roman Church. Both Emma and William lived at King's Plains as did their witnesses Bernard Rennie and Mrs Mary Pendray. Both Emma and William signed with their mark.
  • William Bennett died on 21 August 1875 in New South Wales. He died from chronic rheumatism. He was a shepherd aged 60 years according to the information given by his wife Emma. He had been born in Ireland and arrived in NSW 43 years ago. He had been married 23 years and had 3 living sons, 3 living daughters and 3 deceased sons.
  • He was buried on 23 August 1875 in Guyong Cemetery.

Children of William Bennett and Emma Dalley

William Bennett

M, b. 1860, d. 1936
  • William Bennett was born in 1860 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of William Bennett and Emma Dalley.
  • William Bennett died in 1936 in New South Wales.