Biography and Notes
1st son of Rev. Alexander Bennett, sometime Vicar of St. Stephens, Bournemouth (died 1912), by Jessie, 3rd daughter of Rev. Richard Payne, sometime Vicar of Downton, Wilts. Baptised at St. Peter's, Bournemouth. Educated at Eton College, 1886-91; matric. Oxford (Christ Church) 1891, MA 1896.
Justice of the Peace, co. Glos., from 1911. In the Great War joined 2/1 Glos. Yeomanry (Territorial Force) September 1914, as 2nd Lieut.; Lieut., 1915; Captain, 1919; served in England and Ireland and was demobilized, March 1919.
Residence, 21 Norfolk Crescent, Paddington, 1900-4; Wickwar, co. Glos., 1904-9; Thornbury Park, co. Glos., from 1910.
His great grandmother was sister of William Adams of Thorpe (also in the Gibbs Family Tree).