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Emily (Burton) Bennett (abt. 1853 - 1930)

Emily Bennett formerly Burton
Born about in Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and
Wife of — married 1876 in Gwalia, Western Australia, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Sandford-street, Geraldton, Western Australia, Australiamap
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EMILY BURTON (Burton-6751)

PARENTS. William Burton & Martha (Lewis) Burton

BIRTH. Abt. 1853, England


(Fri 14 Aug 1857). IMMIGRATION. The City of Bristol arrived on Friday, after a fair passage of 94 days, with emigrants from Southampton, of whom the greater portion are now landed and in depot at Perth ; they appear to be a well-selected and superior class, and the greater number of the single women are already engaged.


(1) Martha Louisa (Burton) Bennett, b. abt. 1869, d. 3 Aug 1939, m. 1902, Thomas (Tanner) Harrison, son of Stephen Tanner & Margaret (Lyons) Tanner
(2) Fanny/Frances Emma (Burton) Bennett, b. abt. 1874, d. 27 Nov 1953, m. 1893, Joseph Thomas Beckwith, son of Joseph Beckwith & Elizabeth Maria (Morris) Beckwith
(3) Charles Henry (Burton) Bennett, b. abt. 1876, d. 24 Jun 1948, m. 1901, Blanch/e Edith Urch, daughter of John Urch & Martha (Masters) Urch

MARRIAGE. 1876, Gwalia, Western Australia, Australia

MARRIAGE. 1876, Richard Bennett, son of ??

MARRIAGE. WA BDM Marriage Reg: #4169/1876
Family name Burton
Given names Emily
Family name of Spouse Bennell [sic, Bennett]
Given names of Spouse Richard
Place of marriage Gwalia


(4) William John Bennett, b. abt. 1878, d. 12 Jun 1883
(5) Evelyn Gertrude/Emily Bennett, b. abt. 1880, d. 30 Nov 1967, m. 5 Dec 1900, Alfred George Andrews, son of Alfred George Andrews & Elizabeth (Wagstaff) Andrews
(6) Frank Bennett, b. abt. 1883
(7) William John Bennett, b. 1885, d. abt. 1886
(8) Florence Sarah Bennett, b. abt. 1886, d. 3 Sep 1941, m. 1931, Clarence James Bell, son of George James Bell & Emily Jane (Pass) Bell
(9) Isaiah John (Ike) Bennett, b. abt. 1888, d. 12 Mar 1958, m. 28 Feb 1932, Matilda Louisa Augusta (Okely) Hanlon, daughter of Thomas Charles Okely & Matilda Louisa Augusta (Schmidt) Okely
(10) Eveline/Evelyn Mary (Louie) Bennett, b. abt. 1890, d. 31 Jul 1969, m (1). 1912, Ernest Samuel Bandy, son of George Bandy & Elizabeth (Holder) Bandy, m (2). bef. 1925, Samuel Cameron Hunter, son of James Hunter & Louisa (Goodridge) Hunter
(11) Joseph Thomas Bennett, b. abt. 1893, d. 12 Mar 1972, m. Florence Sarah Curtin, daughter of John Joseph Curtin & Mary Ann (Finn) Curtin
(12) Ruby Gladys Bennett, b. abt. 1896, d. 1896

Death of Spouse: 6 Mar 1910, Sandford Street, Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia

DEATH. 26 Dec 1930, Sandford-street, Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia

DEATH. WA BDM Death Reg: #3/1931
Family name Bennett
Given names Emily
Place of death Geraldton

DEATH NOTICE. BENNETT. — On December 26 (suddenly), Emily, relict of the late Richard Bennett, beloved mother of Martha (Mrs. T. Harrison, Geraldton), Frances (Mrs. F. E. Beckwith, Subiaco), Charles (Rivervale), Emily (Mrs. A. Andrews, Fremantle), Florrie (Geraldton), Isaac (Geraldton), Evelyn (Perth), and Joseph (Geraldton); beloved mother-in-law of the late J. T. Beckwith (Subiaco).

DEATH NOTICE. BENNETT. — On December 26, at Sandford-street, Geraldton, Emily, loving mother of Louie and Sam Hunter, and fond grandmother of Ernest and Thelma, 117 Carr-street, West Perth. At rest.

BURIAL. Geraldton Cemetery
BENNETT , Emily.
26 Dec 1930
Aged 77 years 8 months.
Mother of Ike and Florrie

OBITUARY. GERALDTON PIONEER PASSES. Death of Mrs. Emily Bennett. News has been received from Geraldton of the passing of Mrs. Emily Bennett, aged 77. The lady enjoyed robust health until recently, but was prostrated over the recent death of Mr. J. T. Beckwith, of Subiaco (her son-in-law), and suffered a sudden illness from which she did not rally. The deceased lady and her brother, Mr. Richard Burton, were numbered among the longest residents of Geraldton, Their parents landed at Fremantle from their native Somerset by the City of Bristol in 1857, and a few months later proceeded, to Geraldton. Mrs. Bennett was a kindly soul and extremely popular.


  • WA BDM Marriage Reg: #4169/1876
  • Death: WA BDM Death Reg: #3/1931

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