BENNEY Thomas H.

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 by Reg Jackson

Born c1880 in Bristol, the brother of Walter Benney and the brother-in-law of Gertrude Ford (01C, 11C).

1901 Potter, 7 Park Street, St Lawrence parish (21) (01C).
1911 Handler, potter, Whitehall Gardens, Whitehall Road (31), living with his wife Ethel Mary (24) and children Henry (2) and Walter (1), all born in Bristol, and sister-in-law Gertrude Ford (22), caster potter, born in Bristol (11C).
1934 6 Dec. ‘An inquiry into the death of Thomas Henry Benney (54) of Grace Road, Downend, was conducted by … the South Gloucestershire coroner with a jury at Staple Hill Police Court yesterday.  Dr F.L. Cairns said that death was due to silicosis, and a verdict in accordance was returned.  Mr T.D. Hicks, who appeared for Messrs Pountney and Co., pottery manufacturers, Fishponds, by whom the deceased was at one time employed, expressed his sympathy to the relatives on behalf of the company’ (Western Daily Press).

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