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Maj. Richard Stewart Dyer-Bennet

Maj. Richard Stewart Dyer-Bennet

Male 1886 - 1983  (96 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Maj. Richard Stewart Dyer-BennetMaj. Richard Stewart Dyer-Bennet was born on 6 Oct 1886 in The Lyons, Enville, Staffordshire, England (son of Frederick Stewart Hotham Dyer and Adelaide Annie Taylor); died in 1983.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: Enville, Staffordshire, England

    Notes:

    He gained the rank of Major in the Leicester Regiment. He fought in the First World War, where he was wounded twice.

    Richard married Miriam Wolcott Clapp on 17 Feb 1912 in Christchurch, Hampshire, England, and was divorced in 1955. Miriam (daughter of Edward Bull Clapp and Mary Mattoon Wolcott) was born on 10 Nov 1890 in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois; died on 30 May 1973 in Alameda, Alameda, California. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Richard Dyer-Bennet was born on 6 Oct 1913 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England; died on 14 Dec 1991 in Monterey, Berkshire, Massachusetts.
    2. John Dyer-Bennet was born on 17 Apr 1915 in England; died on 19 Mar 2002.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Frederick Stewart Hotham DyerFrederick Stewart Hotham Dyer was born on 3 Dec 1862 in Stoke, Devonport, Devon, England (son of Frederick Carr Swinnerton Dyer and Selenah Maria Anne Richards); died on 24 Dec 1923 in Erpingham, Norfolk, England.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 1 Jan 1863, Garrison Church, Plymouth, Devon, England
    • Alternate death: 24 Dec 1923, Stourton Sheringham, Norfolk, England

    Notes:

    He assumed the surname Bennet in 1894 upon inheriting property. As of 1908 he was a lieutenant in the Reserve Motor Volunteers. He appears to have subsequently gone as Frederick Stewart Hotham Bennet; it seems to have been the next generation that combined the two names.

    Frederick married Adelaide Annie Taylor in Aug 1885 in Henfield, Sussex, England. Adelaide (daughter of George Taylor and Margaret) was born before 10 Apr 1864 in Brighton, Sussex, England; died in Oct 1942 in Hove, Sussex, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Adelaide Annie TaylorAdelaide Annie Taylor was born before 10 Apr 1864 in Brighton, Sussex, England (daughter of George Taylor and Margaret); died in Oct 1942 in Hove, Sussex, England.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 10 Apr 1864, St. Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England

    Notes:

    The 1881 census lists her as age 17, and her occupation as "Milliners Apprentice".

    From 1885 her married name was Dyer; from 1894, it was Dyer-Bennet.

    Children:
    1. 1. Maj. Richard Stewart Dyer-Bennet was born on 6 Oct 1886 in The Lyons, Enville, Staffordshire, England; died in 1983.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Frederick Carr Swinnerton Dyer was born on 6 Mar 1837 (son of Sir Thomas Swinnerton Dyer, 9th Baronet Dyer and Mary Anne Clement); died on 12 Nov 1896.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 4 Apr 1837, Chobham, Surrey, England

    Notes:

    He fought in the Crimean War. He was awarded the Order of the Medjidie. He was made Captain in the 17th and 75th Regiment, and also achieved the rank of honorary Major.

    His second wife was his first cousin Francis Margaret Carr, a granddaughter of his grandfather John Albeck Clement.

    Frederick married Selenah Maria Anne Richards on 6 Mar 1861 in St. James, Piccadilly, London, England. Selenah (daughter of Rev. Edward Windsor Richards and Caroline Susan Bennet) was born in 1834; died on 9 Nov 1867 in Clifton, Gloucestershire, England; was buried in Arno Vale Cemetery, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Selenah Maria Anne Richards was born in 1834 (daughter of Rev. Edward Windsor Richards and Caroline Susan Bennet); died on 9 Nov 1867 in Clifton, Gloucestershire, England; was buried in Arno Vale Cemetery, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.
    Children:
    1. 2. Frederick Stewart Hotham Dyer was born on 3 Dec 1862 in Stoke, Devonport, Devon, England; died on 24 Dec 1923 in Erpingham, Norfolk, England.

  3. 6.  George Taylor was born about 1837 in of Brighton, Sussex, England.

    Notes:

    The 1881 census lists his occupation as "fishmonger".

    George married Margaret. Margaret was born about 1837. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Margaret was born about 1837.
    Children:
    1. 3. Adelaide Annie Taylor was born before 10 Apr 1864 in Brighton, Sussex, England; died in Oct 1942 in Hove, Sussex, England.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Sir Thomas Swinnerton Dyer, 9th Baronet Dyer was born on 10 Dec 1799 (son of Maj.-Gen. Sir John Dyer, K.C.B. and Jane Halliday); died on 29 Oct 1878; was buried in Brompton Cemetery, London, England.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 9 Jan 1800, Cottingham, Yorkshire, England
    • Alternate death: 2 Oct 1878

    Notes:

    He was a captain in the Royal Artillery, and a justice of the peace for Surrey.

    "Sir Thomas Dyer resided chiefly at Brompton Hall, Middlesex, which he inherited from the Hallidays in the reign of George IV. It was a fine old Elizabethan house, panelled throughout with oak, containing secret rooms and passages, one leading to the Thames, surrounded by five acres of garden, and approached by a drive through immense iron gates up an avenue of elms. The South Kensington and Brompton Station on the Underground Railway now occupies the site, which Sir Thomas Swinnerton Dyer was obliged by the Railway Act of Parliament to sell greatly below its value. 'Dyerhaven,' Uckfield, Sussex, Sir Thomas built when Brompton Hall was demolished. Westcroft Park, Chobham, and 14 Redcliffe Square were his other residences." [E. H. Martin, citation details below.]

    Sir married Mary Anne Clement on 7 Feb 1832 in Woolwich, London, England. Mary (daughter of Col. John Albeck Clement and Margaret Anne Le Maistre) died on 9 Feb 1880; was buried in Brompton Cemetery, London, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Mary Anne Clement (daughter of Col. John Albeck Clement and Margaret Anne Le Maistre); died on 9 Feb 1880; was buried in Brompton Cemetery, London, England.
    Children:
    1. 4. Frederick Carr Swinnerton Dyer was born on 6 Mar 1837; died on 12 Nov 1896.

  3. 10.  Rev. Edward Windsor Richards was born about 1789 (son of William Richards); died on 15 Jan 1848.

    Notes:

    Rector of St. Andrew's and St. Lythan's, Glamorgan, Wales. He was of Jesus college, Oxford, M.A. 1812; and was presented to his living in 1828 by the Lord Chancellor.

    Edward married Caroline Susan Bennet. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Caroline Susan Bennet (daughter of John Bennet and Selenah Maria Anne Grose).
    Children:
    1. 5. Selenah Maria Anne Richards was born in 1834; died on 9 Nov 1867 in Clifton, Gloucestershire, England; was buried in Arno Vale Cemetery, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.