Edward Bennett
(1797-1848)
Martha Hughes
(1799-1874)
William Thorley
(1791-1847)
Cicely Day
(1799-1857)
Edward Bennett
(1823-1891)
Anne Thorley
(1828-1866)

Margaret Bennett
(1855-1901)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Joseph Henry Davies

Margaret Bennett

  • Born: 9 Apr 1855, Hook-a-gate, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire England
  • Christened: 28 Apr 1855, Shrewsbury Parish Church, Shropshire (Sallop) England
  • Marriage (1): Joseph Henry Davies on 3 Aug 1874 in All Saints, Normanton, Wakefield District, Yorkshire England
  • Died: 29 Sep 1901, Keira Rd, Wollongong, NSW Australia at age 46
  • Buried: Wesleyan Cemetery, Wollongong, NSW Australia

  General Notes:

Born in Hockagate St. Chad County of Salop (Shropshire) to Ann Thorley and Edward Bennett. In 1871 England census was working as a servant in Shropshire (no parents listed in this census - may have gone hawking in another part of the country?) Arrived in Australia 1879

  Noted events in her life were:

fact. Born in Hockagate St. Chad County of Salop (Shropshire) to Ann Thorley and Edward Bennett. but was born in Hockagate Shrewsbury according to correspondence to Arthur Davies from Brooks, Foster and Davies Ltd

Census. In 1871 England census was working as a servant in Shropshire (no parents listed in this census - may have gone hawking in another part of the country?)

Emigration. Arrived in Australia 1880 with daughter Phoebe (then aged 3) on board the Camperdown
source: & Ken Shiels notes:
Education: 1880, Read and write
Immigration: 09 Jun 1880, Per the ship "Camperdown"
Occupation: 09 Jun 1880, Listed as housekeeper in ships Immigration records

Residence. Resided at 13 Hook-a-Gate (aka Hockagate, Hokeagate) & Cruckton, (both near Shrewsbury)
Margaret was living at Cruckton at the time of her marriage to Joseph

1861 Census: - family lives at 13 Hook A Gate, St Chad, Margaret is 5. In 1871 England census was working as a servant in Shropshire (no parents listed in this census - may have gone hawking in another part of the country?) Arrived in Australia 1879 Lived at "Thurella" 24 Gipps St Arncliffe for most of married life

Residence. Living at Corrimal when George Arthur was born in 1894


Margaret married Joseph Henry Davies, son of Thomas Davis and Ellen Nock, on 3 Aug 1874 in All Saints, Normanton, Wakefield District, Yorkshire England. (Joseph Henry Davies was born on 3 Nov 1852 in Goldthorn Hill, Wolverhampton, Western Staffordshire England, died on 22 Jul 1931 in Geards Hill, Wollongong, NSW Australia and was buried on 23 Jul 1931 in Methodist Cemetery, Wollongong, NSW Australia By R.C. Oakley.). The cause of his death was Arterio Sclerosis & chronic bronchitis.

  Noted events in their marriage were:

note: By R.M. Lamb.


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