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John BENTON & Caroline

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Marriage ??

Arrival ??

Children all baptised on 10 Sep 1854 at CofE St Saviour Goulburn
V18543498 40/1854 BENTON GEORGE W JOHN CAROLINE
V18543499 40/1854 BENTON JESSIE JOHN CAROLINE
V18543500 40/1854 BENTON HELEN JOHN CAROLINE
V18543501 40/1854 BENTON LOUISA JOHN CAROLINE
V18543502 40/1854 BENTON ALFRED H JOHN CAROLINE
V18543503 40/1854 BENTON JOHN J JOHN CAROLINE

The late Mr. Benton was born in the Isle of Wight, near the late Queen's Castle, on 12th March, 1809, and came to Australia in the year 1851. ...


George William b. 9 Nov 1845
Jessie b. 31 Dec 1846
Helen b. 16 Jul 1848
Louisa b. 1 Aug 1850
Alfred Henry b. 24 Dec 1851
John James b. 4 Jun 1854


All the V baptism records are in NSW index - they give the dob but not the pob.


Thanks,

Dave
 
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I can't find Louisa or Jessie or Alfred or Helen.

Births Dec Qtr 1845
Benton George William Strand 1 372
 
Jessie....??

Jesse Benton Benton 1st qtr 1847 Strand 1 404


Marriage ?
John Benton & Caroline Benge 2nd qtr 1843 Gravesend 5 264
 
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Do you have the family in 1851

Found this how odd?


Street Manor Place
Town -
Parish Saint Mary Newington
City Lambeth
County Surrey
Hamlet -
Parliamentary borough Lambeth
Municipal ward -
Registration district Newington
Archive reference HO107
Piece number 1567
Folio 6
Page 4
Caroline Strangwige Head Unmarried Female 26 1825 Lodging House Keeper London, Middlesex, England
George Strangwige Son - Male 5 1846 Scholar London, Middlesex, England
Jessey Strangwige Daughter - Female 4 1847 - London, Middlesex, England
Ellen Strangwige Daughter - Female 2 1849 - Newington, Surrey, England
Louisa Strangwige Daughter - Female 0 1851 - Newington, Surrey, England
John Benton Visitor Unmarried Male 42 1809 Assistant Treasurer To A Theatre Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England
George Cordwell Visitor Widower Male 34 1817 Attorney & Solicitor Oxford, England

Rupert
 
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Births Dec 1845
Strangwige George William Benton Strand 1 372

Births Mar 1847
Strangwige Jesse Benton Strand 1 404

Births Sep 1848
STRANGWIGE Helen Benton Newington 4 378

Births Sep 1850
Strangwige Louisa Benton Newington 4 416

Births Mar 1852
Strangwige Alfred Henry Benton Newington 1d 193

Rupert
 
Name Caroline Strangwidge
Event Type Census
Event Date 1841
Event Place St Mary Lambeth, Surrey, England
Residence Note Norwood Workhouse
Gender Female
Age 20-24
Age (Original) 20
Occupation Null
Institution Norwood Workhouse
Birth Year (Estimated) 1817-1821
Registration District Lambeth
Book Number 3
Parish St Mary Lambeth
County Surrey
Page Number 1
Registration Number HO107
Piece/Folio 1059/2
Affiliate Record Type Institution
 
Death
9571/1901 BENTON JOHN JOHN ELIZABETH W GUNDAGAI

New South Wales Will Books 1800-1952 Transcription
First name(s) John
Last name Benton
Death year 1901
Death date 14 Sep 1901
Occupation Police Pensioner
Residence Gundagai NSW
Instrument Will
Will number 24074
Record set New South Wales Will Books 1800-1952
Category Life Events (BDMs)
Subcategory Wills & probate
Collections from Australia & New Zealand
Executrix daughter Emily Benton
 
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Marriage
2379/1870 PAINE WILLIAM BENTON JESSIE GUNDAGAI
Death
5952/1933 PAINE JESSIE JOHN CAROLINE GUNDAGAI


New South Wales Will Books 1800-1952 Transcription
First name(s) Jessie
Last name Paine
Death year 1933
Death date 11 May 1933
Occupation Widow
Residence Gundagai NSW
Instrument Will
Will number 189297
Record set New South Wales Will Books 1800-1952
Category Life Events (BDMs)
Subcategory Wills & probate
Collections from Australia & New Zealand
Executors nephews Newman Henry Gandon, Sydney John Gandon
 
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Thanks Rupert.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Wednesday 18 September 1901 p.10
GUNDAGAI, Tuesday.
John Benton, 92, a resident for over 40 years, died on Saturday. Deceased, who was at one time lock-up keeper here, was born at the Isle of Wight, and came to Australia in 1851. Deceased leaves two sons and five daughters.


Still can see the arrival.

Dave
 
I've been searching for John on TROVE.

I keep getting John Benton Watson, surgeon to the Benevolent Asylum, Liverpool.
 
Obituary says the family arrived in 1851 but that's not possible with a birth in England on 31 Dec 1851.

John James was born on 4 June 1854 and baptised in NSW on 10 Sep 1854.

No birth reg in England or NSW for John. Probably born in NSW.

Arrival then Jan 1852 - June 1854.
 
Thanks gibbo.

... five are natives of London ??

George William b. 9 Nov 1845
Jessie b. 31 Dec 1846
Helen b. 16 Jul 1848
Louisa b. 1 Aug 1850
Alfred Henry b. 24 Dec 1851

Caroline is also but not husband John.
 
Alfred Henry b. 24 Dec 1851

So if Alfred was born in the UK and the great flood at Gundagai was in July 1852 so arrival between Jan 1852 and June 1852.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)
Mon 5 Jul 1852
THE FLOOD AT GUNDAGAI.

ONE of the most fearful catastrophes which it has ever been our lot to record will be found reported in another column. The village of Gundagai has been almost entirely destroyed, and it is supposed that at least seventy lives have been lost.
 
Thanks gibbo.

Births Mar 1852 STRANGWIGE Alfred Henry Benton - Newington 1d 193 mmn -

Seems a bit odd to have waited to baptise those born in England.

John James b. 4 Jun 1854 but no reg in NSW.

Children all baptised on 10 Sep 1854.
 
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