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BENNETT, Ellen Jane

Female 1878 - 1934  (56 years)


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  • Name BENNETT, Ellen Jane 
    Born 8 Jan 1878  Northwold, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 587 
    _UID 15995D7B2EAA4EA5B078B77239DD8BB1F479 
    Died 13 Jul 1934  West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I587  Edgoose
    Last Modified 13 Oct 2017 

    Father BENNETT, William,   b. 1849, Northwold, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother WEST, Jane,   b. 12 May 1848, Feltwell, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913, Thetford Registration District, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1876  Thetford Registration District, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F433  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family EDGOOSE, John Lewin,   b. 8 Jul 1875, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1953, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1906  Northwold, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. EDGOOSE, Grace Ellen,   b. 6 Mar 1907, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1978, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. EDGOOSE, William Lewin,   b. 10 Feb 1909, Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1981, King's Lynn Registration District, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. EDGOOSE, Cyril John,   b. 21 May 1910, Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1996, King's Lynn Registration District, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     4. EDGOOSE, Sidney James,   b. 4 Apr 1912, Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1978, North Bucks Registration District, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     5. EDGOOSE, Reginald Harold,   b. 28 Feb 1914, Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1981, Fenland Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. EDGOOSE, Phyllis Irene,   b. 6 Aug 1920, Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2005, King's Lynn Registration District, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     7. EDGOOSE, Daphne Alicia,   b. 6 Aug 1920, Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. EDGOOSE, K.M.
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    GRACE ELLEN HEWITT nee EDGOOSE (1907-1978) and FREDERICK ERNEST HEWITT (1907-1965)

    Date: 21 OCTOBER 1933

    On their wedding day with her parents and brothers and sisters. Her father John Lewin Edgoose (1875-1953) and mother Ellen Jane nee Bennett (1878-1934) are seated on either side.
    Photograph courtesy of Barry Smart.
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    Edgoose JohnLewinEdgoose 583 119.jpg
    JOHN LEWIN EDGOOSE (1875-1953) and ELLEN JANE EDGOOSE nee BENNETT (1878-1934)

    Dated: 12 AUGUST 1906

    Standing: ?; ?; ?; Emily EDGOOSE; bride's sister; ?;
    Seated: Harold James EDGOOSE (1876-1950); John Lewin EDGOOSE (1875-1953); Ellen Jane BENNETT (1878-1934); James Lewin EDGOOSE (1838-1906)

  • Notes 
    • ELLEN JANE EDGOOSE nee BENNETT 1878-1934

      Ellen Jane BENNETT was born at Northwold, Norfolk, on 8 January 1878, daughter of William BENNETT, farm labourer, and his wife Jane "late BENNETT, formerly West" of Northwold. Her mother Jane WEST married firstly John Flatt BENNET in 1868 and then William BENNETT in 1876.
      (GRO March Q 1878 Thetford 4b 397)

      The 1881 census return for Back Lane, Northwold, Norfolk, lists the following:
      William BENNETT, head, 32 years old, labourer, born Northwold;
      Jane BENNETT, wife, 32 years old, labourer's wife, born Feltwell, Norfolk;
      Elizabeth BENNETT, daughter, aged 12, scholar, born Northwold;
      *Ellen Jane BENNETT, daughter, aged 3, born Northwold.
      (RG11 2011/91/13)

      The 1891 census for By Pinfold Lane, Northwold:
      William BENNETT, head, aged 42, agricultural labourer, born at Northwold;
      Jane BENNETT, wife, aged 48, born at Feltwell;
      *Ellen J. BENNETT, daughter, aged 13, scholar, born at Northwold;
      Rebecca A. BENNETT, granddaughter, aged 1, born at Northwold.
      (RG12/1576/193/11)

      According to the 1901 census of West Walton Rectory, Norfolk, she was cook to the Reverend Walter Elliott BROWNE. She was 23 years old.
      (RG13/1557/52/1)

      She married John Lewin EDGOOSE, son of James Lewin and Emily EDGOOSE, at Northwold on 16 August 1906. John Lewin EDGOOSE was described as a bachelor and a gardener of West Walton. Witnesses were Alicia Rebecca BENNETT (her niece), Robert James EDGOOSE, and Anna DYE.
      (GRO September Q 1906 Thetford 4b 743)

      From the 1911 census of Church End, West Walton, Norfolk:
      John Lewin EDGOOSE, head, aged 35, married 4 years, 3 children (all living), farm labourer, born at West Walton, Norfolk;
      *Ellen Jane EDGOOSE, wife, aged 34, married, born at West Walton, Norfolk;
      Grace Ellen EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 4, born at West Walton, Norfolk;
      William Lewin EDGOOSE, son, aged 2, born at West Walton, Norfolk;
      Cyril John EDGOOSE, son, aged 10 months, born at West Walton, Norfolk.
      (RG14/9309)

      She died of cancer on 13 July 1934 and was buried at West Walton on 17 July at the age of 56. She was described as the wife of John Lewin EDGOOSE farm labourer who was present when she died.
      (GRO September Q 1934 Wisbech 3b 540)

      (revised 19.09.2012)

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Edgo21.FTW (Reliability: 0).
      Date of Import: 28 Jan 2002