A farm servant and the child of John Bennett (an agricultural labourer) and Mary Measday, Samuel Bennett, the three times great-uncle of Nigel Horne, was born in Preston, Kent, England on 10 Sept 18481,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10, was baptised in Preston, Wingham, Kent, England on 8 Oct 1848 and was married to Emma Hougham (with whom he had 5 children: Rosa, Albert, Emily, Mabel H, and Ellen) at St Mildred's Church, Preston on 17 May 188012.
During his life, he was living at Fourturnings, Preston, Wingham, Kent, England on 30 Mar 185118; at his ville natal on 7 Apr 186119 and in 18712; at Ashen Trees, Wingham on 3 Apr 188117; at Station Road, Bekesbourne, Kent on 5 Apr 189114; at Netherton, Sibertswold, Kent on 31 Mar 190115; and at Whittington Terrace, Sibertswold, Kent on 2 Apr 191116.
He died on 18 Jun 1920 in Dover, Kent, England8,11 and was buried at St Andrew, Shepherdswell, Kent on 2 Jul 192013.
Not living with either parent in childhood when aged 12
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