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William Benjamin Bennett/Eliza Ann Lockett...

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GHeather

GHeather Report 16 Mar 2013 23:08

Margaret Bennett was born in St. Lukes, county of Middlesex 1857. Her father was William Benjamin Bennett (a Blacksmith by trade I think), he married Eliza Ann Lockett, born abt 1828 in Lambeth London, I think. Now, the big mystery is were Ann's parents from Manchester/Lancashire: John Lockett/Sarah Collins ? I think John Lockett was a hat maker. I have looked for this info, but can't find the info.

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 16 Mar 2013 23:11

Hi Graham.
Just asking - there are a few 'I think' comments in your posting! Does this mean you are really unsure of your info, and if so, what solid facts do you have?
Jan

Margee

Margee Report 16 Mar 2013 23:15

The marriage?

Marriages Sep 1868 (>99%)
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Bennett William Greenwich 1d 980
Lockett Elizabeth Ann Greenwich 1d 980

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 16 Mar 2013 23:21

Totally confused :-S


Name: William Benjamin Bennett
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1822
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1869
Age at Death: 47
Registration district: St Luke
Inferred County: London
Volume: 1b
Page: 511



1861 has a Margaret with father William, a smith, but mother is Clara

1851 poss but wife is Eliza

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 16 Mar 2013 23:31

Name: Eliza Ann Bennett<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Spouse Name: William Barton
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 26 Jan 1874
Parish: Islington St Mary
Borough: Islington
Father Name: John Lockett<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Spouse Father Name: John Barton
Register Type: Parish Register

EDIT: Eliza was a widow, and her father John Lockett a hatter. Witnesses were Henry Bilby & Catherine Smith, so not much help there.

Name: Eliza Ann Lockett<<<<<<<<<<
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 6 Jan 1828
Father's Name: John Lockett<<<<<<<<<<<
Mother's name: Sarah Lockett
Parish or Poor Law Union: Lambeth St John the Evangelist
Borough: Lambeth
Register Type: Parish Registers

Record describes father John as a hatter.

GHeather

GHeather Report 16 Mar 2013 23:33

The Clara, I think is a spelling mistake, it is really: Eliza. Well I have the birth C, and her first name is not Clara.

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 16 Mar 2013 23:35

Graham, can I just ask you how you came by Margaret in the first place - is she your direct ancestor, and if so, do you have details of her marriage? Just wondering how you got to the information you have put above.
Jan

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 16 Mar 2013 23:36

1861 is clear as Clara so the enumerator must have transferred the info wrong then

GHeather

GHeather Report 16 Mar 2013 23:36

On birth C of Margaret Bennett: mother Eliza Ann Bennett, formerly Lockett.

GHeather

GHeather Report 16 Mar 2013 23:40

brummiejan: I have been doing research, sent off for Birth/Marriage C, census returns, etc...

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 16 Mar 2013 23:46

This looks to be the Eliza born to John and Sarah in 1841:

Address: White Horse Street, St Mary, Waterloo 1st, Lambeth
County: Surrey

VEAL, William M 25 1816
VEAL, Louisa F 25 1816 Surrey
VEAL, Louisa F 5 1836 Surrey
VEAL, William M 1 1840 Surrey
WHILLIER, Benjamin M 45 1796 Surrey
WHILLIER, Ann F 45 1796
WHILLIER, Mary F 15 1826 Surrey
WHILLIER, George M 14 1827
WHILLIER, William M 10 1831 Surrey
WHILLIER, Elizabeth F 7 1834 Surrey
EVANS, Ann F 70 1771
LOCKETT, John M 30 1811 Surrey<<<<
LOCKETT, Sarah F 30 1811 Surrey<<<<
LOCKETT, Eliza F 12 1829 Surrey<<<<
LOCKETT, John M 10 1831 Surrey
LOCKETT, Sarah F 8 1833 Surrey
LOCKETT, Martha F 0 (3 months) 1841 Surrey

I can't read the full description of his occupation on the image, but it starts with 'hat' and he and Sarah are described as born in county (Surrey).

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 16 Mar 2013 23:50

Is this John in 1851?



Address: 53, Tower Street, Saint Georges, Southwark
County: Surrey

LOCKETT, John Head Widower M 45 1806 Hat Maker Jour
Manchester, Lancashire
LOCKETT, Edward J Son Unmarried M 21 1830 Walking Stick Dresser
Lambeth, Surrey

If so, son Edward is not listed with the family in census 1841.

EDIT - as Edward's middle initial is J, it could well still be the same family.

Name: Edward John Lockett<<<<<
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 13 Sep 1829
Father's Name: John Lockett<<<<
Mother's name: Sarah Lockett<<<<
Parish or Poor Law Union: Lambeth St Mary
Borough: Lambeth
Register Type: Parish Registers

Father a hatter

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 16 Mar 2013 23:55

Other Children of John Lockett the hatter and Sarah:

Name: Mary Ann Lockett
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 28 Oct 1832
Father's Name: John Lockett
Mother's name: Sarah Lockett
Parish or Poor Law Union: Lambeth St John the Evangelist
Borough: Lambeth
Register Type: Parish Registers

Name: Sarah Lockett
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 28 Oct 1832
Father's Name: John Lockett
Mother's name: Sarah Lockett
Parish or Poor Law Union: Lambeth St John the Evangelist
Borough: Lambeth
Register Type: Parish Registers


Kucinta

Kucinta Report 16 Mar 2013 23:58

Death of Sarah:

Name: Sarah Locket
Record Type: Burial
Estimated Death Date: abt 1849
Burial Date: 23 Sep 1849
Age: 44
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1805
Parish or Poor Law Union: Lambeth St John the Evangelist
Borough: Lambeth
Register Type: Parish Register


Marriage for Sarah and John ?

Name: Sarah Collins
Spouse Name: John Lockett
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 14 May 1827
Parish: Newington St Mary
Borough: Southwark
Register Type: Parish Register

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 17 Mar 2013 00:00

???????

Name: John Locket
Event Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 6 Apr 1806
Parish: Manchester, St Mary, St Denys and St George
Father's Name: Edward Locket
Mother's name: Sarah Locket
Archive Roll: 755

Or;

Name: John Lockett
Event Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 12 Apr 1810
Parish: Manchester, St John
Father's Name: Joseph Lockett
Mother's name: Alice Lockett
Reference Number: GB127.M403/6/1/2

GHeather

GHeather Report 17 Mar 2013 00:01

Thanks for ALL the info. I'm sort of getting there... lol

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 17 Mar 2013 00:12

1871 has widowed Eliza as born Lambeth, c 1828, same as Eliza Ann Lockett.

Address: Seward St, St Luke County: London, Middlesex

BENNETT, Eliza Head F 43 1828 Surrey - Lambeth, dressmaker<<<<<
BENNETT, Eliza M Daughter F 18 1853 Middlesex
BENNETT, John E Son M 16 1855 Middlesex
BENNETT, Margt Daughter F 14 1857 Middlesex<<<<<
BENNETT, George Son M 9 1862 Middlesex
BENNETT, Spener W Son M 6 1865 Middlesex
BENNETT, Henry A Son M 4 1867 Middlesex

GHeather

GHeather Report 17 Mar 2013 00:15

Yes Kucinta, they were living at 10 Seward St, St. Lukes. Well done, thanks. (on the Birth C).

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 17 Mar 2013 00:17

IN 1891, Eliza A Barton, who married in 1874 as widowed Eliza Ann Bennett with father John Lockett, a hatter, in the marriage I posted earlier in the thread, also gives her birthplace as Lambeth, c 1828.

Address: 45, Beaconsfield Road, Edmonton County: Middlesex

BARTON, William Head Married M 68 1823 Paper Stainer Decorative St Lukes, London
BARTON, Eliza A Wife Married F 63 1828 Lambeth, London<<<<<<<

GHeather

GHeather Report 17 Mar 2013 00:24

Thanks Kucinta, you done very well finding this info, great!