Benthall, William, 1803-1877

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Benthall, William, 1803-1877

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BENTHALL, WILLIAM, son of William Searle Benthall (previously Bentall), Totnes and Buckfast Abbey, Devon, woollen manufacturer and banker, and Mary Ann, dau. of William Marshall MD, Totnes; b. 21 Jan 1803; adm. (G) 7 Jun 1815; KS 1817; elected head to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1821, adm. pens. 9 Jun 1821, scholar 1822, matr. Mich. 1821; a banker at Totnes c. 1823-41, when his partnership went bankrupt; m. 8 Sep 1831 Elizabeth Charlotte Cornish; d. 16 Jun 1877.


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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020




Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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