Christopher BENNETTS
Margaret HARRY
Susannah DUNKIN
Christopher BENNETTS
(Abt 1787-After 1851)
Christopher Smith BENNETT
(Abt 1817-1868)


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Christopher Smith BENNETT

  • Born: Abt 1817, Beacon, Camborne, Cornwall
  • Christened: 19 Jan 1817, Camborne, Cornwall
  • Married: 31 Oct 1836, Wendron, Cornwall
  • Died: 11 May 1868, Tothill's Creek, S.A., Australia

   Another name for Christopher was Christopher BENNETTS.

   Research Notes:

In 1841, Chrisn.* Bennetts (20), copper miner, and wife Eliza (20), were living in Tolcarne Stamps, Camborne. Present were sons Chrisn.* (4) and James (1).

* Unless a mistranscription of Chrish., the census taker has assumed Christian as the forename instead of Christopher.


On 13 Oct 1846, Christopher Bennett, wife and four children arrived in Port Adelaide per the barque David Malcolm.


"BENNETT - On the 11th May, at his residence, Tothill's Creek, Mr Christopher Smith Bennett, farmer, aged 52 years; an old colonist of 21 years. Deeply regretted by a large circle of friends."

South Australian Register, Tuesday 30 June 1868

   Marriage Information:

Christopher married Eliza VINCENT on 31 Oct 1836 in Wendron, Cornwall. (Eliza VINCENT was born in Cornwall, England and died on 11 Apr 1899 in Adelaide Rd., Kapunda, S.A., Australia.)

   Marriage Notes:

Christopher Bennetts of Camborne and Eliza Vincent of this parish

Married by Banns

Witnesses: John Pascoe, Bennet Perry

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