Thomas Benfell

Male12 October 1867–28 February 1954

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Benfell was born on 12 October 1867, in Bedworth, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Ephraim Benfell, was 41 and his mother, Mary Davis, was 40. He married Hannah Armitage on 4 June 1888, in Wortley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in East Murton, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1939. He died on 28 February 1954, in Cleckheaton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 86, and was buried in Cleckheaton St John, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Benfell
Hannah Armitage
Marriage: 4 June 1888
Albert Benfell
Annie Benfell
Joseph Benfell
Mary Benfell
Martha Benfell
Ida Benfell
Gertie Benfell
Gladys Benfell
Thomas Benfell
James Benfell
Lily Benfell

Sources (16)

  • Thomas Benfell, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Thomas Benfel, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Benfell, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 June 1888Wortley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 13

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 17

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 37

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Benfield .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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