Thomas Dennett
(Cir 1787-1861)
Harriett King
(Cir 1814-1881)
Benjamin Carr
Mary Ann McDonnell
(Cir 1840-1878)
George Henry Dennett
Christiana Carr

George Henry Dennett


Family Links

1. Mary Ann (Polly) (Kit) Carr

George Henry Dennett

  • Born: 26 Aug 1891, Maitland / Singleton, NSW Australia
  • Marriage (1): Mary Ann (Polly) (Kit) Carr on 11 Oct 1913 in Wellington St, Arncliffe, Sydney, NSW Australia
  • Died: 27 Feb 1969, Caringbah, Sydney, NSW Australia at age 77
  • Buried: Woronora Crematorium, near Sutherland, Sydney, NSW Australia

  Noted events in his life were:

fact. According to John, George Henry Dennett (who was born in Australia) and Mary Carr (born in England) were first cousins who met and married in Australia

Occupation. steam train fireman and electric train driver

Resided. Resided at Singleton, Erskineville, 5 Willington St Arncliffe, 28 Loftus St &/or 4 Cook St Arncliffe
There were 3 Dennett extended family houses in Arncliffe. 'Our' Dennetts lived variously at 4 Cook St, , 5 Willington St (previouslty called King St) and 28 Loftus St. The Loftus St and Cook St houses were opposite each other. From 1908 to 1910 GHD's family were in Cook St, from 1911 to 1916 GHD senior was at Willington St (possibly with GHD junior and wife from 1913), from 1920 to 1923 the 2 GHDs were at Cook St and 28 Loftus St, from 1925 to 1930 at Cook St and Willington St, and from 1931 after GHD senior's death GHD junior was at Willington St. George and Mary lived there until ~ 1968. The Loftus St and Cook St houses were also still in the extended Dennett family in 1936- mother Christiana at 4 Cook St, and brother Jack (a 'fibrous mixer') and his wife Lillian at 28 Loftus St. Jack died in 1958 aged ~ 59 and Lillian in 1966.

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)

George married Mary Ann (Polly) (Kit) Carr, daughter of John Isaac Carr and Sarah Jane Lomas, on 11 Oct 1913 in Wellington St, Arncliffe, Sydney, NSW Australia. (Mary Ann (Polly) (Kit) Carr was born on 21 Aug 1883 in 6 Broadbent Rd, Oldham, Manchester County of Lancaster England, died on 22 Jul 1968 in El-Jayda Private Hospital, Arncliffe, Sydney, NSW Australia and was buried on 25 Jul 1968 in Woronora Crematorium, near Sutherland, Sydney, NSW Australia.)

  Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage. Marriage ceremony conducted by Rev Campbell of the Methodist Church


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