Sir Ernest John Pickstone Benn, 2nd Bt.1

M, #139071, b. 25 June 1875, d. 1954
Last Edited=2 Feb 2011
     Sir Ernest John Pickstone Benn, 2nd Bt. was born on 25 June 1875.1 He was the son of Sir John Williams Benn, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Pickston.1 He married Gwendolen Dorothy Andrews, daughter of Frederick May Andrews, on 3 January 1903.1 He died in 1954.1
     He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1918.1 He was Chairman of Benn Brothers, Publishers.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Baronet Benn [U.K., 1914] on 10 April 1922.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of London in 1932.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.2
     

Children of Sir Ernest John Pickstone Benn, 2nd Bt. and Gwendolen Dorothy Andrews

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 342. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference: "Benn, Ernest John". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

William Wedgwood Benn, 1st Viscount Stansgate1

M, #139072, b. 10 May 1877, d. 17 November 1960
Last Edited=30 Dec 2017
     William Wedgwood Benn, 1st Viscount Stansgate was born on 10 May 1877.2 He is the son of Sir John Williams Benn, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Pickston.1 He married Margaret Eadie Holmes, daughter of Daniel Turner Holmes, on 17 November 1920.2 He died on 17 November 1960 at age 83.2
     He was educated at Paris, France.2 He graduated from University College London, London, England, in 1903 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for St. George Division, Tower Hamlets between 1906 and 1918.2 He held the office of Junior Lord of Treasury between 1910 and 1915.2 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in dispatches twice.2 He gained the rank of Captain in the Yeomanry.2 He gained the rank of Captain in the Royal Naval Air Service and Royal Flying Corps.2 He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1917.2 He was awarded the Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur.2 He was awarded the Croix de Guerre.2 He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.) in 1918.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Leith between 1918 and 1927.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Labour) for North Aberdeen between 1928 and 1931.2 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1929.2 He held the office of Secretary of State, India between 1929 and 1931.2 He gained the rank of Air Commodore in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Labour) for Manchester Gordon between 1937 and 1941.2 He fought in the Second World War, where he was mentioned in dispatches.2 He was created 1st Viscount Stansgate, of Stansgate, co. Essex [U.K.] on 12 June 1942.1 He held the office of Secretary of State, Air between 1945 and 1946.2 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.3
     

Children of William Wedgwood Benn, 1st Viscount Stansgate and Margaret Eadie Holmes

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 342. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference: "Benn, William Wedgwood". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Christopher Julius Benn1

M, #139073, b. 27 November 1878, d. 29 December 1879
Last Edited=2 Feb 2011
     Christopher Julius Benn was born on 27 November 1878.1 He was the son of Sir John Williams Benn, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Pickston.1 He died on 29 December 1879 at age 1.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 342. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Captain Oliver Williams Benn1

M, #139074, b. 11 July 1887, d. 6 June 1915
Last Edited=2 Feb 2011
     Captain Oliver Williams Benn was born on 11 July 1887.1 He was the son of Sir John Williams Benn, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Pickston.1 He died on 6 June 1915 at age 27, killed in action.1
     He gained the rank of Captain in the 9th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry.1 He fought in the First World War.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 342. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lilian Margaret Benn1

F, #139075, b. 7 December 1880, d. 27 September 1953
Last Edited=21 Jul 2013
     Lilian Margaret Benn was born on 7 December 1880.1 She was the daughter of Sir John Williams Benn, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Pickston.1 She married Cecil Eldred Hughes, son of Augustus Eldred Hughes, on 3 June 1905.2,3 She died on 27 September 1953 at age 72.1
     From 3 June 1905, her married name became Hughes.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 342. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S1778] Bill Bowden, "re: Martin-Edmunds Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 24 June 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Martin-Edmunds Family."


Cecil Eldred Hughes1

M, #139076
Last Edited=21 Jul 2013
     Cecil Eldred Hughes is the son of Augustus Eldred Hughes.1 He married Lilian Margaret Benn, daughter of Sir John Williams Benn, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Pickston, on 3 June 1905.2,3
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 342. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S1778] Bill Bowden, "re: Martin-Edmunds Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 24 June 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Martin-Edmunds Family."

Augustus Eldred Hughes1

M, #139077
Last Edited=21 Jul 2013
     Augustus Eldred Hughes lived at Lamarsh House, Richmond, Surrey, EnglandG.1

Child of Augustus Eldred Hughes

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 342. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Eliza Irene Benn1

F, #139078, b. 26 February 1882, d. 1974
Last Edited=2 Feb 2011
     Eliza Irene Benn was born on 26 February 1882.1 She was the daughter of Sir John Williams Benn, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Pickston.1 She married, firstly, Arthur Richard Pain, son of Arthur Cadlick Pain, on 7 December 1912.1 She married Dr. Theodore Craig, son of Rev. Dr. Robert C. Craig, on 29 December 1956.1 She died in 1974.1
     From 7 December 1912, her married name became Pain.1 From 29 December 1956, her married name became Craig.1

Children of Eliza Irene Benn and Arthur Richard Pain

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 342. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S1388] Pat Pain, "re: Pain Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 1 July 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pain Family."

Arthur Richard Pain1

M, #139079, d. 24 December 1940
Last Edited=16 Jan 2005
     Arthur Richard Pain was the son of Arthur Cadlick Pain.1 He married Eliza Irene Benn, daughter of Sir John Williams Benn, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Pickston, on 7 December 1912.1 He died on 24 December 1940.1
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the 9th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry.1

Children of Arthur Richard Pain and Eliza Irene Benn

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 342. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S1388] Pat Pain, "re: Pain Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 1 July 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pain Family."

Arthur Cadlick Pain1

M, #139080
Last Edited=16 Jan 2005
     Arthur Cadlick Pain lived at St. Catherine's, Frimley, Surrey, EnglandG.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.)1

Child of Arthur Cadlick Pain

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 342. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]