A farm labourer and the child of William Bennet and Rebecca Trice, John Bennett, the 3 times great-grandfather of Nigel Horne, was born in Wickhambreaux, Kent, England c. 18071,2,3,4,5,6, was baptised there on 23 Aug 1807 and also married Mary Measday (with whom he had 9 children: Sarah Rebecca, Barbara, John, Mary, William, Charles, Samuel, George and Henry) at St Andrew's Church on 14 May 18317.
During his life, he was living in Preston, Kent, England in 1841 and in 1851; at Fourturnings, Preston, Wingham, Kent on 30 Mar 1851; at Founturnings, Preston, Wingham, Kent on 7 Apr 1861; in Preston in 1871; at Bramling, Littlebourne, Kent on 3 Apr 1881; and at Wingham Street, Wickhambreaux on 5 Apr 1891.
He died in Jul/aug/sep 1895 in Wingham, Kent6.
Listed in the residence for 1841, but spouse Mary Measday is not
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