Family History


JAMES BENNETT

Born:

Buried: 1804 Eeasebourne

Married: 29/12/1751 North Mundham (see Note 1)

Spouse; Sarah Boxall

Children; Sarah born 1754 Easebourne

James Bennett born 1752 Easebourne

John Bennett born 1757 Easebourne

Mary Bennett born 1759 Easebourne

Catherine Bennett born 1762 Easebourne

Moses Bennett born 1765 Easebourne

Note 1: by licence from Archdeanery of Chichester (issued 29/12/1751). James was described a batchelor from Easebourne md Chichester St. Martin. . Sponsor Jo Heather labourer, Chichester–

Children of James and Sarah Bennett

JAMES BENNETT

Born : 1752 Easebourne

Father: James Bennett

Mother: Sarah Bocall

Baptised: 3/2/1752 Easebourne

Married; 12/10/ 1777 Midhurst (see Note 1)

Spouse; Ann Pollard

Baptised; 10/6/1752 Heyshott

Parents: James & Ann Pollard

Died: 31/7/ 1841 Midhurst (see Note 2)–

Children: James Bennett b. 1778 Midhurst

John Bennett b 1780 Midhurst

Ann Bennett b 1783 Midhurst

Moses1Bennett b, 1785. Midhurst

Catherine Bennett b. 1787 Midhurst

William Bennett b. 1790 Midhurst

Sarah Bennett b. 1793 Midhurst

Mary Bennett b 1796 Midhurst

  1. census: Ann living West Street, Midhurst

Ann died 31/7/1841 widow of james Bennett, shoemaker. Cause of death: old age. Death registered by Elizabeth Bennett in attendance , on 2/8/1841. She made her mark.

Note 1: Witnessed by John Bennett and Ann Brookfield

Note 2: Ann died 31/7/1841 widow of James Bennett, shoemaker. Cause of death: old age. Death registered by Elizabeth Bennett in attendance , on 2/8/1841. She made her mark

 

SARAH BENNETT

BORN: 1754 Easebourne

Father: James Bennett

Mother: Sarah Boxall

Baptised; 24/10/1754 Easebourne, with sister Ann

Note: no trace of marriage

ANNE BENNETT

Born; 1754 Easebourn

Father; James Bennett

Mother; Sarah Boxall

Baptised; 24/10/1754

Buried; 9/10/1798 Easebourne

Married; 20/5/1777.Easebourne

Spouse: John Elliot

Children: Sarah Elliot 1778,

Ann Elliot b. 1780

John Elliot 1781-1782

William Elliot 1783

Thomas Elliot 1787,

Elizabeth Elliot born 1790,

Jane Elliot b. 1793..

see ELLIOT TREE

JOHN BENNETT

Born: 1757 Easebourne

Father: james Bennett

Mother: sarah Boxall

Baptised: 20/2/1757 Easebourne

Note: (no trace of marriage)

MARY BENNETT

Born: 1759 Easebourne

Father: james Bennett

Mother; Sarah Boxall

Baptised: 9/9/1759 easebourne

Buried; 9/1787

Children: John Wolfe Bennett b 1781 (see Note 1)

Note 1: John Wolfe Bennett chr 8/4/1781 Lodsworth m 3/4/1804 Easebourne Sarah Carn witnessed by james Courtney, Ann & John Elliott

CATHERINE BENNETT

Born: 1762 Easebourne

Father; james Bennett

Mother: Sarah Boxall

Baptised; 21/11/1762 Easebourne

Note: no trace of marriage

MOSES BENNETT

Born; 1765 Easebourne

Father: James Bennett

Mother: sarah Boxall

Baptised: 25/8/1765 Easebourne,

Died: 1842 Midhurst

Married: 20/11/1792 Lodsworth.

Spouse; mary marshall

Baptised: 26/7/1772 Lodsworth

Parents: Stephen Marshall

Children; Edward Bennett b 1793

Frederick Bennett b. 1800

Amelia Bennett b. 1795 bapt 20/9/1795 Easebourne

Mary Bennett b. 1798. bapt 4/2/1798 Easebourne

1841 pauper in Midhurst Union Workhouse, Easebourne

Mary in 1841 living Wood lane Midhurst of independent means, with John parham aged 25 tailor and his family

EDWARD BENNETT

Born: 1793

Father: Moses Bennett

Mother: Mary Marshall

Baptised; 7/8/1793 Easebourne son of Moses and Mary

Buried: 19/10/1868 Midhurst

Married: 12/1/1826 Cocking Phoebe Randall. (see Note 1)

Baptised: 16/1/1800 Cocking

Parents: John and Sarah Randall.

Buried; 9/7/1835 Midhurst

Married:

Spouse: Sarah

Born; 1795

Died: 1878

Children: Henry 1835 (chr 9/8/1835) Midhurst bur 15/10/1835 Midhurst.

 

In 1841, living Rumbolds Hill. Mary Goble living with them (chr 4/3/1832

1851 living Lodsworth, Elizabeth Osbourne 64 on parish relief lodging with them

In 1861 living Midhurst with wife Sarah 66 (b 1795)- house proprietor? Henry 1835. [1871 Sarah Bennett head, aged 77 Ambersham South, 61 Rumbolds Hill]

 

FREDERICK BENNETT

Born; 1800 Easebourne

Father: Moses Bennett

Mother; Mary Marshall

Baptised; 13/4/1800) Easebourne

Died: 1873

Married; 12/1/1834 Stedham.

Spouse; Charlotte Lee

Died: 1837

Children; Stephen Bennett b 1835 Stedham (see Note 1)

1861 widower, gardener living with George Gale, Blacksmith

1871 Lodger Swan Inn Midhurst, occupation gardener

Note 1: Stephen Bennett b 1835 Stedham m 1857 in Chichester Jane Bristow b 1833 Middleton? Children: Laura Bennett b 1859 Portsea; Fanny Bennett b 1863 Portsea George Bennett b 1866 Landport

1851 lodger Fountain Inn, Chichester.labourer

1861 2 Crystal Place, Portsmouth. Occupation: coachman

1871 21 Blenheim St, Portsmouth, cab driver