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Thomas Benson[1]

Male 1810 - 1896


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  • Born  19 Nov 1810  Passenham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1841  linen draper in Upper Street, Finsbury, Islington Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  1842  Linen draper Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  1850  Warehouseman ? Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  1851  Commission agent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  1861  Importer of muslin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  1865  Merchant Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  1874  Merchant Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  1896  Death cert says he was a retired lace warehouseman Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  25 Aug 1896  10 Belsize Crescent, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Senile decay; calculus vesicce; cystitus 
    Person ID  I0786  The Bird Tree
    Last Modified  10 May 2013 

    Father  Thomas Benson,   b. 30 Oct 1781, Passenham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Jemima (unknown) 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Family ID  F236  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Cole,   b. 25 Nov 1818, Saint Martin, Worcester, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1881, 15 Elgin Crescent, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Oct 1841  Islington, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary Benson,   b. 3 Sep 1842, 40 Upper Street, Islington West, Middx Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Annie Benson,   b. 5 Aug 1844, 40 Upper Street, Islington West, Middx Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1924, 2 Westbourne Villas, Hove, East Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Cole Benson,   b. 3 Aug 1850, Islington East, Middx Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1898, Camperdown, Natal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F166  Group Sheet

  • Histories
    BENSON LINE  setting the scene
    BENSON LINE setting the scene
    The Benson branch of my tree starts around 1750 in Passenham, Northamptonshire with the birth of Thomas Benson. In 1771 he probably married Mary Littleford before going on to have six children.
    The Cole Painting Mystery
    The Cole Painting Mystery
    My uncle has a painting in his living room of someone who is believed to be a COLE ancestor. He asked me to see if I could find out his identity.

  • Sources 
    1. [S02340] sues family.FTW.
      Date of Import: 25 May 2007