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Name: Benjamine White

Burial Number: 0800

Gender: Male

Occupation: Leather Dresser; Factory Manager; Owner of a Tanning factory.

Born: 00/03/1843

Died: 30/09/1915

Buried: 02/10/1915

Anne Snelgar

John White

Family No: 0800


Benjamin was born in Bermondsey, the son of John and Ann. He was baptised at St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey on 25 Mar 1843. John was a tanner and Benjamin followed his father into the business. Benjamin started work as a leather dresser and worked his way up to factory manager by 1881. In 1867, he married Emily Hinton at St Mary Magdalene, Southwark on 18 Feb. At the time he was living in East Street, Bermondsey and employed as a leather dresser. In 1869, the couple lived at 77 Bermondsey New Road. As the family grew, they moved out to Camberwell. By 1900 Benjamin was the owner of a tanning factory in Upper Russell Street in Bermondsey. Two of his sons followed him into the business. Although in 1911 the family were still in Surrey, two of Benjamin’s daughters were visiting Worthing possibly looking for a family home. In 1914 the family were living at 32 Thorn Road which they ran as a lodging house. Benjamin died c30 Sep 1915 and was buried at Heene on 2 Oct. No Probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 4 Plot: 22

What3Words: Not yet calculated.

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves


None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves

Further Information


Name: Benjamine White

Gender: Male

Born: 00/03/1843

Town: Bermondsey

County: Surrey

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 18/02/1867

Spouse First Name: Emily

Spouse Last Name: Hinton

Town of Marriage: Southwark

County of Marriage: Surrey

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 30/09/1915

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 32

Address line 3: Thorn Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


12 Marigold Court, Bermondsey, Surrey

John aged 46, tanner. Ann aged 46. William aged 16, cooper. Ann aged 14. Catherine aged 12. Benjamin aged 8. Eliza aged 5.


Unable to trace.


“Eldon Cottage” Willow Walk, Bermondsey.

Benjamin aged 28, leather dresser. Emily aged 28. Eliza aged 4. Amy Ida aged 2.


Living at 10 Lugard Road, Camberwell:

Benjamin aged 38, hide factory manager. Emily aged 38. Eliza Ann aged 14. Amy Ida aged 12. Emily Ellen aged 7. Emma Matilda aged 5. Lucy Louisa aged 3. Benjamin John aged 2. Sidney Henry aged 3 months.


Living at 137 Queen’s Road, Camberwell:

Benjamin aged 48, manager hide factory. Emily aged 48. Eliza Ann aged 24, living at home. Amy Ida aged 22. Emily Ellen aged 17. Emma aged 15. Lucy aged 13. Benjamin aged 12. Sidney aged 10.


Living at 137 Queen’s Road, Camberwell:

Benjamin aged 58, tanner (employer). Emily aged 58. Amy aged 32. Emma aged 25. Lucy aged 23. Benjamin aged 22, tanner. Sidney aged 20, tanner.


Living at 225 Queen’s Road, Peckham:

Benjamin aged 68, tanner (employer). Emily aged 68. Emily aged 37. Benjamin aged 32, tanner. Frederick Ravensworth Liddle aged 47, son-in-law, drapery commercial traveller. Amy Isa Liddle aged 42, daughter.

Miscellaneous Information

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