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Name: Frank Bennett

Burial Number: 0487

Gender: Male

Occupation: Barrister at Law

Born: 30/09/1855

Died: 26/01/1906

Buried: 30/01/1906


Frank Alan Parker Bennett was born in Govan, Renfrewshire, in 1855. The son of Thomas Bennett, a grocer and wine merchant, his mother was Jane née Henderson. On 27 August 1878 Frank married Phoebe Ann Hanbury at Great Lever, Lancashire. In 1881 they were living at 404, Springburn Road, Glasgow where Frank was now a spirit merchant employing a man and a boy and his first child, Phoebe Emily, was 5 weeks old. By 1891 Frank was a publican in Glasgow Street, Ardossan, Lanarkshire. He now had three children, all daughters, the youngest of which, Maggie, 7, had been born in Sydney, Australia, in 1884. Frank  changed occupation in  c1892. After some years as assistant in a large auction house he set up on his own account as an auctioneer and valuer in Ardrossan. At some point after 1901 he moved to Worthing and died at Lynton, Rugby Road, on 26 January 1906 at the early age of 50.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 5 Plot: 4

Exact Location (what3words): proud.oval.moves

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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A beloved father Frank A.P. Bennett who died Jany. 26th 1906 aged 50

Further Information


Name: Frank Allan Parker Bennett

Gender: Male

Born: 30/09/1855

Town: Unknown

County: Renfrewshire

Country: Scotland


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 27/8/1878

Spouse First Name: Phoebe

Spouse Second Name: Ann

Spouse Last Name: Hanbury

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Lancashire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 26/01/1906

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Lynton

Address line 3: Rugby Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £3314 4 s 3 d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Rose Tower Villa, Shields Road, Govan, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Thomas Bennett, 44, head, grocer and wine merchant; Jane Henderson, 41, wife (sic); Jane Bennett, 24, daughter, shopwoman; James Bennett, 15, son, schoolboy; George Bennett, 10, son, schoolboy; John Bennett, 11, son, schoolboy; Francis, 6, son; David Johnstone, 25, shopman; Alexander Graham, 14, message boy; William True, 15, message boy; Ann Lynch. 17, saleswoman;

plus a housemaid


not found


404, Springburn Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Frank A Bennett, 26, head, spirit merchant, employing 1 man 1 boy; Phoebe H(sic), Bennett, 22, wife; Phobe E Bennett, 5 weeks, daughter; Maryann Hanbury, 49, mother-in-law; Jane H Thomson, 44, ladies nurse;

plus 1 domestic servant


218, Glasgow Street, Ardrossan

Frank A Bennett, 35, head, publican; Phoebe H (sic) Bennett, 32, wife; Phoebe, 10. daughter; Maud M Bennett, 8, daughter; Maggie B Bennett, 7, daughter, born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia;

plus 1 servant


Census  Hill Place, Aitkenville,

Frank A P Bennett, 45, head, auctioneer; Phoebe H (sic) Bennett, 42, wife; Phoebe E bennett, 20, daughter; Florence M Bennett, 18; Margaret B Bennett;  James Stirrat, 29;

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