Mary Blanche Albinia Bennett

Born1914 Thornbury
FatherRichard Alexander Bennett (1872 – 1951)
MotherAlbinia Rose Gibbs (1876 – 1941)

Life Events

1940Married Alfred George Cardale in Thornbury
1941Birth of son Simon George Cardale
1941Death of mother Albinia Rose Gibbs
1943Birth of son Martin Richard Cardale
1949Birth of daughter Anstice Mary Blanche Cardale
1951Death of father Richard Alexander Bennett
1967Death of husband Alfred George Cardale

Biography and Notes

Baptised 20 June 1914.

Sometime member of The Girl Guides Association, British Red Cross Society, English Speaking Union, Thoroughbred Breeders Association (bred thoroughbred race horses for about 7 years after her husband died). W.V.S. (Meals on Wheels), and associated with the Vine Pony Club for about 10 years, firstly as Secretary and then as District Commissioner.

2 sons:

Simon George, born 14 April 1941, Finance Director, married with 1 son.

Martin Richard, born 17 March 1943, Regional Manager, Courages Brewery, married to Vicky with 3 children: (1) Miranda Lucy Cardale, born 8 June 1968 and married on 5 March 1994 to Stuart James Nicholson born on 5 November 1966 with 2 children Olivia Kim Nicholson born 29 January 1998 and Eleanor Lucy Nicholson born on 3 October 2000; (2) George Martin Cardale born on 13 October 1970 and married on 22 August 1998 to Annica Marianne Henning with 2 children Frida Victoria Cardale born on 1 August 2001, Elsa Kirsten Cardale born on 8 October 2004 and Rufus George Cardale born on 22 April 2007; (3) Zara Diana Cardale born on 9 October 1980 and married on 24 September 2011 to Michael James Bailey born on 22 April 1984.

1 daughter; Anstice Mary Blanche, born 30 May 1949, married Andrew Michael Baring. They have three sons and one daughter: (1) Alexander Francis Baring, born 26 July 1976 and married on 24 June 2006 to Carolyn Grace with two children Olivia Cardale born on 6 May 2010 and Charlotte Grace born on 9 December 2012; (2) Edward George Baring, born on 9 January 1980 and married to Katja Guenther on 3 July 2010 with twins Sofie Mary Blanche and Luise Marie born on 8 September 2011; (3) Andrew Thomas Baring born on 9 June 1983 and married to Naomi Hampton on 16 July 2011 with a son Rowan Michael born on 30 September 2012; (4) Rosalind Mary Blanche born on 6 April 1986.