'Bennett03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Benett of Norton Bavant, Benett of Pythouse (Pithouse), Benett of Westbury

                               
John Benett, Sheriff of Wiltshire (a 1266)
1. ?? Benett
  A. ?? Benett
  i. Thomas Benett of Norton Bavant, Wiltshire
  m. _ Page of Devizes (coheir)
  a. John Benett
  m. Agnes Forwarde of Somerset
  (1) William Benett (3rd son)
  m. Isabel Dursley (dau of Augustine Dursley of Gloucestershire)
  (A) William Benett (d 1574, eldest son)
  m1. Margarey Aylearde (d 1563, dau of John Aylearde of Basingstoke)
  (i) William Benett (d after 1616, 2nd son)
  m. Ann Wallis of Grovely
  (a) Thomas Benett 'of Norton Bavent'
  m1. _ White (sister of John White of Carnarvon)
  ((1)) Thomas Benett
  ((A)) son (dsp)
m2. Elizabeth Moore (d 1681)
  ((2)) John Benett (dsps 1706)
m. Frances Garratt (dau of Thomas Garratt of Lamborne, m2. H.L. Coker of East Knoyle)
  ((3)) William Benett of Norton Bavant & Westbury (Wiltshire) (d 1707, recorder of Shaftesbury & Bridport)
  m. (1686) Patienta Bennet (sister/heir of Colonel Thomas Bennet of Pythouse, widow of ?? Bishop) @@ below
  ((A)) Thomas Benett of Norton Bavant, Westbury & Pythouse (d 1754)
  m. (1713) Etheldred Wake (d 1766, dau/coheir of William Wake, Archbishop of Canterbury)
  ((i)) William Benett (dvp 1749)
  m. Mary Mountain of Stockbridget
  ((a)) William Benett of Norton Bavant & Westbury (dsp 1781)
m. Jane (Mrs. Harford)
  ((ii)) Thomas Benett of Pythouse & Norton Bavant (d 1797)
  m1. (1766, sp) Frances Reynolds (dau of Rev. Richard Reynolds of Little Paxton
  m2. (1771) Catherine Darell (d 1780, dau of John Darell of London)
  ((a)) John Benett of Pythouse & Norton Bavant (b 20.05.1773, d 01.10.1852, 2nd son) had issue
m. (1801) Lucy Lambert (d 1827, dau of Edmund Lambert of Boyton House)
  ((b)) William Benett of London (b 1779) had issue
  m. (1815) Ellen Gore (dau/heir of Thomas Gore of Tring Park)
  ((c))+ other issue - Thomas (dvpsp 1789), Etheldred Anna Maria
  ((iii)) John Benett (rector of Donhead St. Andrew & Ower Moigne)
  m. Frances Turton (d 1795, sister of Sir Thomas Turton, Bart)
  ((a)) Charles Cowper Benett of Lyme Regis
  m. (1810) Sarah Burlton (dau of William Burlton of Donhead St. Andrew)
  ((b)) Frederick Benett (d 1823) had issue
  m. (1811) Henrietta Emelia Knipe of St. Helena
  ((c)) George Benett of Saleman's Cross, Surrey
  m. Patience Ridley of Croydon
  ((d)) Frances Benett
  m. Gregory Doyle of co. Carlow
  ((e)) Catherine Maria Benett
  m. Stanford Carroll of Dublin
((f))+ other issue - William Wake (RN), Henry Cowper (dsp), Amelia
  ((iv))+ other issue (dsp)
  ((4)) Elizabeth Benett
  m. (1659) Edward Hawtaine
  ((5)) Florence Benett
  m. (1682) Edward Garrard of Sarum
  ((6)) Mary Benett
  m. (1656) Rev. Thomas Lambert of Boyton ## probably here ##
  ((7)) Sarah Benett
  m. John Goddard of Swindon
  ((8))+ other issue - Richard, Samuel, Ann (dsp 1673)
  (ii)+ other issue - Thomas of Westbury (d 1605), Margaret
  m2. (1565) Katherine Willoughby (dau of William Willoughby of Sylton)
  (2)+ other issue - John, Thomas (bur 1558, canon/treasurer of St. Paul's, canon in Salisbury)
 

 

 

Possibly connected to the above family was ...
William Bennett of Pithouse, Wiltshire
1. Thomas Bennett of Pithouse
  m. Maria Frith of Hendon
  A. John Bennett of Pithouse
m. Agnes Topp (dau of Thomas Topp of Fenny Sutton)
  i. Thomas Bennett of Pithouse (d 11.06.1591)
  m. Maria Ashlock (dau of Christopher Ashlock of Heytesbury)
  a. John Bennett
  b. Thomas Bennett of Pithouse 'of Dittons' (d 20.03.1634/5)
  m. Margaret Grove (dau of William Grove of Shaftesbury (Ferne?))
  (1) Thomas Bennett (b c1587)
  m. Mellior Thomas (dau of Richard Thomas)
(A)+ issue (a 1623) - Thomas (b c1620), Anthony (b c1622), Anne (b c1615), Maria (b c1617), Dorothy (b c1619), Margaret (b c1621)
  Visitation ends with this generation. It is presumed that one of the above sons was father of ...
  (i) ?? Bennett presumed intermediary generation
  (a) Thomas Bennett of Pithouse (dsp, Colonel)
  (b) Patienta Bennett
  m1. _ Bishop
  m2. (1686) William Benett of Norton Bavant & Westbury (d 1707) @@ above
  (2) Christopher Bennett (d 22.04.1636)
  m. Dorothy Lotesham (dau of Oliver Latesham or Lotesham of Fordington)
  (A) Thomas Bennett (b c1618)
  (3) William Bennett
  m. Agnes Hitchcock (dau of John Hitchcock of Preshule)
  (A) Thomas Bennett
  (4) Maria Bennett
  m. Robert Goldesborough of Knoell
  (5) Anne Bennett
  m. James Parham of Stratford
  (6) Johanna Bennett
  m. William Jesse(r) of Chilmarke
  c. Maria Bennett
  m. Andrew (?) Blackman
  ii. John Bennett of Boynton (d before 11.08.1569)
  m. Alice
  iii. Edward Bennett of Stocton
  iv. Maria Bennett
  m. John Davith of Tisberie (Tisbury)
  B. Thomas Bennett alias Pitt

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Commoners (vol I, Benett of Pythouse), BLG1886 (Benett of Pythouse)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Wiltshire, 1623, Bennett)
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