Albert Josiah BENNETT


Albert Josiah BENNETT was my paternal grandfather’s father. He was born on 26 August 1873 at Slades Green, Crayford, Kent1. His parents were Alfred BENNETT and Naomi TUFFS. He married Florence RICHARDS on 1 July 1899 at Cowes Wesleyan Chapel, Isle of Wight, Hampshire2. They had four children however sadly one (Alfred Joseph Albert BENNETT) died when young. After his wife died, Albert Josiah moved to Hampshire with his daughters, Christine Lydia BENNETT and Florence Ellen HOLT (nee BENNETT). Albert died on 5 May 1954 at Naish Farm, New Milton, Hampshire3.

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Albert Josiah Bennett (1873-1954)
Albert Josiah BENNETT (1873-1954)


  1. Birth Certificate of BENNETT, Albert Josiah. September quarter 1873, Dartford Registration District, Vol 2a Page 369. Certified copy issued by GRO on 25 February 2003 held by Amelia Bennett.
  2. Marriage Certificate of BENNETT, Albert Josiah and RICHARDS, Florence. September quarter 1899, Isle of Wight Registration District, Vol 2b Page 1341. Certified copy issued by GRO on 1 August 2000 held by Amelia Bennett.
  3. Death Certificate of BENNETT, Albert Josiah. June quarter 1954, New Forest Registration District, Vol 6b Page 296. Certified copy issued by GRO on 15 October 2015 held by Amelia Bennett.

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