Reuben Bennett

3 August 1848–15 February 1927
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Reuben

When Reuben Bennett was born on 3 August 1848, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Anthony Bennett, was 28 and his mother, Hannah Butler, was 24. He married Elizabeth Kate Perkins on 9 July 1884. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Stretford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Burbage, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He was buried in Chorlton cum Hardy, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Bennett
Elizabeth Kate Perkins
Marriage: 9 July 1884
Mary Bennett
Alice Bennett
Gladys Bennett
John Bennett
Norman Butler Bennett

Spouse and Children

9 July 1884


    Mary Bennett


    Alice Bennett


    Gladys Bennett


    John Bennett


    Norman Butler Bennett


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1850 · Belle Vue Gaol Opens

Age 2

Belle Vue Gaol was a Victorian prison in Gorton, Manchester. The living conditions for the prisoners were horrible. It was intended to be a prison for both males and females and also became a military prison.  In 1892, the prison was demolished.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 6

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1876 · The Manchester Man is Published

Age 28

The Manchester Man was written by British author Isabella Banks. When it was first published in 1876, it came out in three volumes. It follows the life of Jabez Clegg who was left orphaned by a severe storm that caused flooding. He made his way up the social ladder and changed his life.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Benedict (Latin Benedictus meaning ‘blessed’). In the 12th century the Latin form of the name is found in England alongside versions derived from the Old French form Beneit, Benoit, which was common among the Normans. See also Benedict .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Rueben Bennett, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Reuben Bennett in household of Anthony Bennett, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Reuben Bennett, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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