Francis Hugh Bennison1

M, #286741, b. 18 April 1915
Last Edited=2 Feb 2001
     Francis Hugh Bennison was born on 18 April 1915 at Malvern Maternity Hospital, Cox and William Street, Ashburton, New Zealand.1 He is the son of Alfred John Bennison and Lucy Emily Brannan.2 He married Christina Isabella Jane Hardie in 1943.3,4
     He was a photographer.4

Children of Francis Hugh Bennison and Christina Isabella Jane Hardie

Citations

  1. [S2976] Francis Hugh Bennison, NZ birth entry 2865/1915 (registered on 20 May 1915), NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand.
  2. [S2916] Lucy Emily Bennison, NZ Death Entry 3319/1949 (registered on 19 July 1949), NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as NZ Death Entry.
  3. [S2909] Registrar of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to Births Deaths and Marriages (Lower Hutt, NZ: Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, 1990), 1363/1943. Hereinafter cited as Index to Births Deaths and Marriages.
  4. [S3055] Peter Philip Brady-Evelyn Joan Bennison, Marriage Entry, NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as Brady-Bennison, Marriage Entry.
  5. [S3066] William John Bennison-Raewyn Maureen Whittle Marriage, NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as William John Bennison-Raewyn Maureen Whittle Marriage.

Peggy Lillian Bennison1

F, #286742, b. 1923
Last Edited=26 May 2009
     Peggy Lillian Bennison was born in 1923 at Timaru, New Zealand.1 She is the daughter of Alfred John Bennison and Lucy Emily Brannan.2 She married Edward Arthur Frazer, son of James William Frazer and Barbara Clarke, on 2 February 1943 at St. Stephens Church, Ashburton, New Zealand, in a Church of England marriage.1
      From 2 February 1943, her married name became Frazer.1

Citations

  1. [S3057] Edward Arthur Frazer-Peggy Lillian Bennison, Marriage Entry, NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as Frazer-Bennison, Marriage Entry.
  2. [S2916] Lucy Emily Bennison, NZ Death Entry 3319/1949 (registered on 19 July 1949), NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as NZ Death Entry.

Elizabeth Clarice Llorna Bennison1,2

F, #286743, b. 19 October 1926, d. 1 April 2001
Last Edited=28 Mar 2009
     Elizabeth Clarice Llorna Bennison was born on 19 October 1926 at Timaru, New Zealand.2,3 She was the daughter of Alfred John Bennison and Lucy Emily Brannan.1 She married Mervyn Desmond Wilkinson, son of Leonard Rees Wilkinson and Lilly Irena Pauling, on 28 January 1950 at St. Stephens Church, Ashburton, New Zealand, in a Anglican marriage.2 She died on 1 April 2001 at age 74.3
      From 28 January 1950, her married name became Wilkinson.2

Child of Elizabeth Clarice Llorna Bennison and Mervyn Desmond Wilkinson

Citations

  1. [S2916] Lucy Emily Bennison, NZ Death Entry 3319/1949 (registered on 19 July 1949), NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as NZ Death Entry.
  2. [S3051] Mervyn Desmond Wilkinson-Elizabeth Clarice Lorna Bennison, Marriage Entry, NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as Wilkinson-Bennison, Marriage Entry.
  3. [S3138] Barbara Wilkinson, "re: Wilkinson Family Tree," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 7 July 2001. Hereinafter cited as "re: Wilkinson email."

Catherine Mary Bennison1

F, #286744, b. 25 March 1913, d. 11 January 2007
Last Edited=30 Sep 2008
     Catherine Mary Bennison was born on 25 March 1913 at Malvern Maternity Hospital, Cox and William Street, Ashburton, New Zealand.1 She was the daughter of Albert Bennison and Minnie Alice Bayliss.2 She married Francis William Daniel Taylor, son of Leonard Robert Taylor and Ellen Frial, on 1 August 1934 at The Catholic Presbytery, Ashburton, New Zealand, in a Roman Catholic marriage.3 She died on 11 January 2007 at age 93 at Ashburton, New Zealand.4 She was buried at Ashburton Public Cemetery, Ashburton, New Zealand.4
      She was known by her middle name of Mary.4 From 1 August 1934, her married name became Taylor.3

Citations

  1. [S3032] Catherine Mary Bennison, NZ Birth Entry 2762/1913 (8 April 1913), NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand.
  2. [S2917] Minnie Alice Bennison, NZ Death Entry 12103/1973 (registered on 3 September by R.V. Jary), NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as NZ Death Entry.
  3. [S3042] Francis William Daniel Taylor-Catherine Mary Bennison, Marriage Entry, NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as Taylor-Bennison, Marriage Entry.
  4. [S3168] Valerie Jones, "re: Bennison Family," e-mail message to Roger Lundy, 5 June 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Bennison Family."

Nancy Bennison1,2

F, #286745, b. 6 August 1918, d. 18 May 2009
Last Edited=6 Feb 2013
     Nancy Bennison was born on 6 August 1918 at Ashburton, New Zealand.3,4,5 She was the daughter of Albert Bennison and Minnie Alice Bayliss.1 She married Ronald James Sim, son of James Sim and Mary Lavinia Holmes, on 5 September 1945 at St. Stephens Church, Ashburton, New Zealand, in a Church of England marriage.3 She died on 18 May 2009 at age 90 at Ashburton, New Zealand.6
      From 5 September 1945, her married name became Sim.3

Children of Nancy Bennison and Ronald James Sim

Citations

  1. [S2917] Minnie Alice Bennison, NZ Death Entry 12103/1973 (registered on 3 September by R.V. Jary), NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as NZ Death Entry.
  2. [S3064] Ronald James Sim-Nancy Bennison, Marriage Entry: age 158, NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as Ronald James Sim-Nancy Bennison, Marriage Entry.
  3. [S3064] Ronald James Sim-Nancy Bennison, Marriage Entry.
  4. [S2909] Registrar of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to Births Deaths and Marriages (Lower Hutt, NZ: Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, 1990), 4489/1918. Hereinafter cited as Index to Births Deaths and Marriages.
  5. [S3168] Valerie Jones, "re: Bennison Family," e-mail message to Roger Lundy, 5 June 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Bennison Family."
  6. [S6541] Catherine Shadbolt, "re: Sim Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 February 2013. Hereinafter cited as "re: Sim Family."


Cecil Ernest Bennison1

M, #286746, b. 1909, d. 18 October 1944
Last Edited=18 Feb 2001
     Cecil Ernest Bennison was born in 1909 at New Zealand.1,2 He was the son of Ernest Edward Bennison and Ivy May McKenzie.1 He died on 18 October 1944 at Italy, died of wounds.1,3 He was buried at British Empire Cemetery, Ravenna, Emili, Italy, plot VA 20.1,4
     He was a labourer at Pareora, Canterbury, New Zealand.1 He was a freezing works labourer in 1941 at Pareora, Canterbury, New Zealand.5 Cecil served in the 23rd Battalion, NZ Infantry on 30 September 1941 as a corporal 19898. Part of the Fifth Contingent.3,5

Citations

  1. [S2918] Cecil Ernest Bennison, NZ Death Entry 8048/WWII (registered on 26 April 1946 by R S Wogan), NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as NZ Death Entry.
  2. [S2909] Registrar of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to Births Deaths and Marriages (Lower Hutt, NZ: Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, 1990), 4175/1909. Hereinafter cited as Index to Births Deaths and Marriages.
  3. [S259] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, online http://www.cwgc.org. Hereinafter cited as Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
  4. [S259] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, online http://www.cwgc.org, plot VA 20.
  5. [S2886] NZ Government, NZ Expeditionary Force Nominal Rolls, 1939-1948, Volume I (Wellington, NZ: Government Print, 1941), Fifth Contingent. Hereinafter cited as NZEF Nominal Rolls, 1939-1948, Vol 1.

Jessie McKenzie Bennison1

F, #286747, b. 1913
Last Edited=31 Mar 2009
     Jessie McKenzie Bennison was born in 1913 at Ashburton, New Zealand.2 She is the daughter of Ernest Edward Bennison and Ivy May McKenzie.1 She married Reginald Reuben Jones, son of Reuben Jones and Lilian Ada White, on 22 August 1939 at St. Andrews Church, Little River, Canterbury, New Zealand, in a Church of England marriage.2
      From 22 August 1939, her married name became Jones.2

Citations

  1. [S2909] Registrar of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to Births Deaths and Marriages (Lower Hutt, NZ: Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, 1990), 4465/1913. Hereinafter cited as Index to Births Deaths and Marriages.
  2. [S3049] Regianld Reuben Jones-Jessie McKenzie Bennison, Marriage Entry, NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as Jones-Bennison, Marriage Entry.

Avery Francis Bennison1

M, #286748, b. 31 December 1907, d. 27 May 1978
Last Edited=18 Feb 2001
     Avery Francis Bennison was born on 31 December 1907 at Ashburton, New Zealand.1,2 He was the son of George Henry Bennison and Ethel Beatrice Bayliss.2 He married Beatrice Melrose in 1945 at Christchurch, New Zealand.1,2 He died on 27 May 1978 at age 70 at 19 Brucefield Road, Ashburton, New Zealand.1,2 He was buried on 30 May 1978 at Ashburton Public Cemetery, Ashburton, New Zealand, plot 5101.1,2
     He was a master butcher before 1940 at Ashburton, New Zealand.3,2 He lived at Hampstead at Creek Road, Ashburton, New Zealand, before 1940.3 Avery served in the HQ 2nd NZ Division Base, 2nd NZEF before March 1940 as a private 5333. Avery was captured in 1941 during the Battle for Crete. He spent the rest of the war in various German POW camps..3,4 He lived at 19 Brucefield Road, Ashburton, New Zealand, in 1978.2

Citations

  1. [S2863] NZ Society of Genealogists, Ashburton Public Cemetery (Auckland, NZ: NZ Society of Genealogists, 1978), plot 5101. Hereinafter cited as Ashburton Public Cemetery.
  2. [S2921] Avery Francis Bennison, NZ Death Entry 5983/1978 (registered on 31 May 1978 by K.P. Nally), NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as NZ Death Entry.
  3. [S2886] NZ Government, NZ Expeditionary Force Nominal Rolls, 1939-1948, Volume I (Wellington, NZ: Government Print, 1941), First echelon. Hereinafter cited as NZEF Nominal Rolls, 1939-1948, Vol 1.
  4. [S148] Henry Cecil Richardson, Ashburton Borough: the final fifty years, 1939-1989 (Ashburton, NZ: Ashburton District Council, 1993), page 9. Hereinafter cited as Ashburton Borough.

Beatrice Melrose1

F, #286749, b. 1913
Last Edited=12 Nov 2010
     Beatrice Melrose was born in 1913.1 She married Avery Francis Bennison, son of George Henry Bennison and Ethel Beatrice Bayliss, in 1945 at Christchurch, New Zealand.2,1
      From 1945, her married name became Bennison.2

Citations

  1. [S2921] Avery Francis Bennison, NZ Death Entry 5983/1978 (registered on 31 May 1978 by K.P. Nally), NZ Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages, High Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as NZ Death Entry.
  2. [S2863] NZ Society of Genealogists, Ashburton Public Cemetery (Auckland, NZ: NZ Society of Genealogists, 1978), plot 5101. Hereinafter cited as Ashburton Public Cemetery.

Stanley John McKenzie1

M, #286750, b. 25 November 1896
Last Edited=4 Aug 2013
     Stanley John McKenzie was born on 25 November 1896 at Dunsandel, Canterbury, New Zealand.1 He was the son of Samuel McKenzie and Jessie McGeorge. He married Eva Lorna Baigent on 8 June 1921 at Nelson, New Zealand.1

Child of Stanley John McKenzie and Eva Lorna Baigent

Citations

  1. [S6754] Rhona McLean, "re: McKenzie Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 4 August 2013. Hereinafter cited as "re: McKenzie Family."