Friends of the Orphans Schools logo
Orphan Number: 315
Orphan: Rebecca BENNETT
Mother:PAUL, Mary Ann
Father:BENNETT, Joseph
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:12yrs
Date admitted:1 Apr 1870
Date discharged:19 Feb 1876
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: John Harris Roberts, Circular Head
Remarks: admitted Queens Orphan School for an apprenticeship also known as Sarah Rebecca Bennett
References: SWD27, 32/1, 53, HAP1871/63


This orphan has been claimed by: Sherston-Smith

I am a direct descendant of Rebecca Bennett, who's correct name was Sarah Rebecca Bennett.  She married Joseph Henry Aldridge. They were the parents of my maternal grandfather, also names Joseph Henry Aldridge.

You can use this contact form to send an email message to Sherston-Smith

Your first name*:   Your last name*: 

Your email:*        Telephone number: 

Your message*:



This orphan has been claimed by: Karyn Hammerstein

Sarah Rebecca Bennett married Joseph Aldridge.  Their youngest daughter Olive (Edith) had 2 illegitimate sons, both of whom subsequently became wards of the state and were adopted out.  The second son, born in 1922 was my father. 



You can use this contact form to send an email message to Karyn Hammerstein

Your first name*:   Your last name*: 

Your email:*        Telephone number: 

Your message*:

Claim this Orphan

Use this facility to register your interest so other researchers can contact you. Add up to a 2000 character short story about your orphan and what became of them after they left the Orphan School. You can add links to other web sites and upload a photo.  Note that you can claim more than one orphan and that any orphan can be claimed more than once.
If you need to contact our researchers then email us and quote the orphan name and index number above.

Site last updated January 2017