John Stevens
(Cir 1765-)
Sarah Dennett
(1766-)
William King
(Cir 1786-After 1841)
Sarah Pearless
(1783-Bef 1841)
Thomas Dennett
(Cir 1787-1861)
Harriett King
(Cir 1814-1881)

George Henry Dennett
(1857-1930)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Christiana Carr

George Henry Dennett

  • Born: 13 May 1857, Otford, Kent, Sussex England
  • Marriage (1): Christiana Carr on 24 Mar 1883 in St Silas C of E, Waterloo, Sydney, NSW Australia
  • Died: 20 Nov 1930, 4 Cook St, Arncliffe, Sydney, NSW Australia at age 73
  • Buried: Rookwood Cemetery, Lidcombe, Sydney, NSW Australia Methodist section

  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation. carpenter & gold miner, bridge worker, freemason, Protectionist

Resided. Resided in Kent and New Zealand, (Lithgow?), Redfern, Taree, Singleton, Erskineville then 5 Willington St & 4 Cook St &/or 28 Loftus St, both in Arncliffe
George had 4 older brothers (not all survived), 3 older sisters and a younger brother John (Jack)
In 1887 George and Christiana were living at 7 Hugo St, Redfern. Between at least 1891 and 1896 the family lived in Singleton (3 children were born there). By 1903 the family were at 182 Union St Erskineville and by 1906 were at 15 or 16 Rochford St Erskineville. By 1908 they had moved to Arncliffe.

emigrated. Arrived in Westland in New Zealand in 1876 aged 19 on the 'Camperdown' on only its 2nd voyage

George Henry Dennett is listed as going to New Zealand on the "Camperdown" which arrived on 4th July 1876 in Nelson with 400 immigrants. GHD was 19, single and listed as a miner, bound for Westland. There was still strong gold mining/prospecting activity in the late 1870's.

fact. George's father died when he was 4

connection. The connection between Gerald Dennett (1954) & myself is as follows:
(He is 3rd cousin once removed to John & Noel Davies)
Gerald Dennett (1954)
His father was Michael Dennett (1928)
His father was Charles Dennett (1900)
His father was James Dennett (1869)
His father was Frederic Dennett (1841)
His father was Thomas Dennett (1787) & he also had George Dennett (1857) who married Christina Carr (1865)
They had George Dennett (1891)
He had Mary Dennett (1834) who married Arthur Davies (1921)
His father was George Arthur Davies (1894) who also had Colin Davies (1925)
He had me - Robyn Bray (nee Davies) (1950)

connection. 77 The connection between Dawn New (c1934) & myself is as follows:
Dawn New (c1934)
Her father was Arthur New (1899) & her mother was Gabrielle Holland (1911) but Arthur previously married Agnes Dennett (1904)
Her father was George Dennett (1857) who married Christina Carr (1865) & they also had George Dennett (1891)
He had Mary Dennett (1834) who married Arthur Davies (1921)
His father was George Arthur Davies (1894) who also had Colin Davies (1925)
He had me - Robyn Bray (nee Davies) (1950)


George married Christiana Carr, daughter of Benjamin Carr and Mary Ann McDonnell, on 24 Mar 1883 in St Silas C of E, Waterloo, Sydney, NSW Australia. (Christiana Carr was born in Mar 1865 in Manchester, Lancashire England, died on 1 Jun 1940 in 4 Cook St, Arncliffe, Sydney, NSW Australia and was buried in Rookwood Cemetery, Lidcombe, Sydney, NSW Australia (Methodist section).)

  Noted events in their marriage were:

source. Noel's notes


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