Constance WARREN
Gilbert BENNETTS of Camborne Town
Elizabeth HOCKING
(Abt 1795-Bef 1851)
Francis BENNETT of Trefula


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Wilmot Harvey DAVEY

Francis BENNETT of Trefula

  • Born: 1818, Penponds, Camborne, Cornwall
  • Christened: 26 Dec 1818, Camborne, Cornwall 2
  • Married: 17 Sep 1855, Camborne, Cornwall 1
  • Died: 5 Jun 1885, Trefula, Redruth, Cornwall 3 4

   Another name for Francis was Francis BENNETTS.

   Research Notes:

In 1881, Francis Bennett (62) of Camborne, tin & copper mine agent (unemployed), and wife Wilmot H. (61) of Phillack, were living in 6 Penventon Terrace, Redruth. Present was daughter Wilmot D. (19) of Ireland.


"BENNETT—At Trefula, Redruth, June 5, Mr. Francis Bennett, aged 66."

Administration of the Personal Estate of Francis Bennett late of Trefula in the Parish of Redruth in the County of Cornwall who died 5 June 1885 at Trefula was granted 1 July at Bodmin to Wilmot Harvey Bennett of Trefula, widow, the relict. 5

   Marriage Information:

Francis married Wilmot Harvey DAVEY, daughter of John DAVEY and Mary HARVEY, on 17 Sep 1855 in Camborne, Cornwall 1. (Wilmot Harvey DAVEY was born in 1820 in Laity, Phillack, Cornwall and was christened on 23 Apr 1820 in Phillack, Cornwall 6.)

   Marriage Notes:

Francis Bennetts, 36, of Trelowarren St., bachelor, mine agent, son of Gilbert Bennetts, miner, and
Wilmot Harvey Davey, 35, of Basset St., spinster, daughter of John Davey (deceased), mine agent

Married by Licence

Witnesses: Ellen Rowe, John Davey


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2 Camborne Parish Register transcripts, Baptisms, p. 710.

3 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Redruth district, 2nd Quarter, vol. 5c, p. 160 (surname spelled BENNETT).

4 Royal Cornwall Gazette, 19 Jun 1885.

5 England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), p. 448.

6 Phillack Parish Register Transcripts, no. 593.

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