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Richard Mather BENNETT

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Marriages Dec Qtr 1849 Wigan 21 676
BENNETT Richard Mather & BROWN Maria

Richard Mather c. 1 Jul 1821 Wigan, Lancashire
Birthplace Standishgate
Robert BENNETT & Ellen
Batch: C005593

Death 1896 BENNETT Maria 70 BROWN Saml Mary GROUNDS d. Footscray, Vic. #13416

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.) - Sat 28 Nov 1896 p.1
DEATHS.
BENNETT.-On the 27th November, suddenly, at her son's residence, Albert-street, Footscray, Maria Bennett, late of Bendigo, in her 70th year.

Looking for Richard's death.

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Yeah, some are saying death was 1883-1890..

Interesting in 1896 Maria was at her son's in Footscray, late of Bendigo...

There is this in 1883, though not Footscray or Bendigo :rolleyes:

Victoria, Australia, Rate Books, 1855-1963
Occupier: Richard M Bennett
Residence Date: 1883
Residence Place: South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Owner: Deme O'Connell
[Occ = builder]

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Possible son, Alfred..

Victoria, Australia, Rate Books, 1855-1963
Occupier: Alfred Bennett
Residence Date: 19 Feb 1896
Residence Place: Footscray, Victoria
Owner: Alfred Upton
[Rail Employee. Albert Street]

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following Geoff's post..

Name Alf Bennett
Birth Year abt 1865
Age 59
Death Place Victoria
Father's Name Richd Mather Bennett
Mother's Name Maria Brown
Registration Year 1924
Registration Place Victoria
Registration Number 46

Name Alfd Bennett
Spouse Name Annie Maria Crowe
Marriage Place Victoria
Registration Place Victoria
Registration Year 1889
Registration Number 2605
The Herald – Wed 2 Jan 1924
DEATHS
BENNETT. — On 1st January, 1924, at Private Hospital, Prahan, Alfred, dearly loved husband of Annie Bennett, loving father of Arthur George, aged 59 years.
West Aust. paper please copy.

FUNERAL NOTICES
BENNETT.— The Friends of the late Mr ALFRED BENNETT are respectfully invited to follow his remains to place of interment, inMelbourne .General Cemetery, The Funeral will leave his son's residence, corner Esplanade, and Tiuna grove, Elwood, TOMORROW ' (THURSDAY), 3rd Jon., at 2.30

His son
Name Arth Geo Bennett
Birth Date Abt 1892
Birth Place Williamstown, Victoria
Registration Year 1892
Registration Place Victoria, Australia
Father Alfd Bennett
Mother Annie Maria Crowe
Registration Number 18584

Name Arth Geo Bennett
Spouse Name Marjorie Ida Storer
Marriage Place Victoria
Registration Place Victoria
Registration Year 1918
Registration Number 5055

Another son..
Name Samuel George Bennett
Birth Date Abt 1862
Birth Place Sandhurst, Sandridge, Victoria
Registration Year 1862
Registration Place Victoria, Australia
Father Richard Mather Bennett
Mother Maria Brown
Registration Number 17348

Samuel married Elizabeth Ellen Eastmon in Coolgardie WA 1898 and she died 13 Sept 1908 at Vic age 32 yrs. & Samuel died 1939 at Perth WA


The only Richard I can see on Trove was loving husband of Jane and died Aug 1897 SA age 63.
 

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Richard a carpenter age 32 from Lancashire with Maria wife age 27 and baby Margaret’s arrival

Name: Richard Bennett
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1822
Age: 32
Arrival date: 21 Nov 1854
Arrival Port: Portland, Australia
Departure Port: Liverpool
Ship: Bloomer
Nationality: English and Welsh
 

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daughter - Margaret b 1853 Lancs – married a Ball

Name: Margaret Bennett
Spouse Name: Tom Ball
Marriage Place: Victoria
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Year: 1879
Registration Number: 3567

Leader Sat 4 Oct 1879 – Marriages - so looks like he was still alive in 1879..
BALL – BENNETT – On the 29th of August at Fern Cottage, St Kilda by Mr J M Yates, Evangelist, Tom, eldest son of Thomas Hall Esq late of Sandhurst to Margaret, eldest daughter of R M Bennett of Sandhurst. PS Sandhurst papers please copy.

Her death
Name: Margt Ball
Birth Year: abt 1853
Age: 61
Death Place: Footscray, Victoria
Father's name: Bennett Richd Mather
Mother's name: Maria Brown
Registration Year: 1914
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Number: 1654

Found this for a Richard M Bennett
Name: Richard M Bennett
Port of Departure: Melbourne
Port of Arrival: Sydney, New South Wales
Voyage Arrival Date: 26 Nov 1872
Vessel Name: Dandenong

His birth
Name: Richard Mather Bennett
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 2 May 1821
Baptism Date: 1 Jul 1821
Baptism Place: Wigan,Lancashire,England
Father: Robert Bennett
Mother: Ellen
FHL Film Number: 94032
 

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Leader Sat 4 Oct 1879 – Marriages - so looks like he was still alive in 1879..
BALL – BENNETT – On the 29th of August at Fern Cottage, St Kilda by Mr J M Yates, Evangelist, Tom, eldest son of Thomas Hall Esq late of Sandhurst to Margaret, eldest daughter of R M Bennett of Sandhurst. PS Sandhurst papers please copy.
I wonder if that is the Sandhurst associated with Bendigo, given most of the offspring were b. there, not the one SE of Melbourne :rolleyes:

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Thanks Val.

Probably Bendigo Geoff.

A Richard M going to Sydney in 1872 and 'of Sandhurst' in 1879.

Just returned from the local library.

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Not sure what to make of this, age a little out...

Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985
Rich Bennett
Birth Year: abt 1819
Age: 73
Death Place: Brshk Ih Home, Victoria
Registration Year: 1892
Place: Victoria
Number: 888
 

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The problem with the library computers has been fixed but today the film scanner was giving trouble.


Brswk Im Home Age 73

Brunswick Im... ? Home

Possibly Geoff.

Brnswk Imm Home = Brunswick Immigrants Home (Royal Park. Immigrant Aid Society) Deaths 1891-1902


Having problems with Trove.

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Trove was hanging to awhile. Can't see a notice in 1892.

One hit in Trove in 1868 for Richard M Bennett in Sandhurst.
 
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The Ballarat Star – Sat 13 April 1867
Wife Desertion.—Richard Bennett, charged with having deserted his wife at Daylesford, was remanded thither to be dealt with on Monday next.
 

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Thanks Val.

Several Richard Bennetts in Bendigo area. In 1867 in Trove one is a gold prospector and one a hotel keeper.

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This is later than the trees suggest...

Bennett, Richard
DATE OF BURIAL
July 6 1902
CEMETERY
White Hills

CEMETERY SECTION
Mon H1
GRAVE NUMBER
14478

A suburb of Bendigo..

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Unless there is another one, this would discount it..
Richd Bennett
Age: 78
Death Place: Victoria
Father: Bennett Chas
Registration Year: 1902
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Number: 12000
 
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Thanks Geoff.

Only one Richard in that cemetery.

Personal information
Family nameBENNETT Given namesRichd SexUnknown Father's nameBennett Chas Mother's nameUnknown (Unknown) Place of birth Place of death W Hills Age78

Father of the one we want is Robert.

I think Brunswick Immigrants Home one probably fits.

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Last of 4 in the index in Vic.

Birth 1864 BENNETT Alfred - Richard Mather Maria BROWN b. Sandhurst, Vic. #24652

Don't know what it is with FS. The page freezes and my CPU races and I can't enter any text. Was looking for baptism in Vic. for children and occupation for Richard.

Dec 1862
Richard Bennett, Ballarat, blacksmith. Debts,
£590 10s; assets, £346 18s; deficiency, £243 12s.
Caunses of insolvency-losses in- mining, death and
sickness in family, and pressure of creditors. Soli
citor, Thomas Randall.

1863
Richard Bennett, Ballarat.—-A few debts were
proved. Insolvent was present, and was examined
in reference to the claim of one Harvey, a black
smith, in his employment.
The claim was a pre
ferential one for wages. This and similar wages
claims were allowed.
 
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Last of 4 in the index in Vic.

Birth 1864 BENNETT Alfred - Richard Mather Maria BROWN b. Sandhurst, Vic. #24652

Don't know what it is with FS. The page freezes and my CPU races and I can't enter any text. Was looking for baptism in Vic. for children and occupation for Richard.
You are getting some grief with FS :rolleyes:

Richard's occ when he married was joiner..

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