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My grandfather beleived to come from Tintagel area.
Emigrated to New Zealand around 1920 with my grandmother Hetty ( possibly Welsh ).
Would like any known information on them
I have a Henry Bennett born in Tintagel about 1885, father George Bennett and mother Mary Ellen Piper. Could this be the Francis Henry you are looking for?
uncertain if Henry Bennett is the person I am looking for ( although that is a common family name-including my own middle name ) but I always knew my Grandfather as Frank. The age would be about right as my grandfather died in the 1980s & he was in his 90s.
He came to N.Z. in the early 1920s.
1901 Tintagel Census might help:
Residence: Trevalga (betwixt Tintagel and Boscastle)
Name, Birth year, where born, relationship to Head.
Ann H Bennett abt 1898 Tintagel, Cornwall, England Daughter
Charles G Bennett abt 1900 Tintagel, Cornwall, England Son
Francis H Bennett abt 1895 Tintagel, Cornwall, England Son
Harry Bennett abt 1864 Lesnewth, Cornwall, England Head
Ivy J Bennett abt 1889 Lesnewth, Cornwall, England Daughter
Mary P Bennett abt 1893 Advent, Cornwall, England Daughter
Salome A Bennett abt 1867 St Cleather, Cornwall, England Wife
Samuel E Bennett abt 1891 Lesnewth, Cornwall, England Son
Harry Bennett was a farm labourer.
You might be interested to know that there is a Francis Bennett nearby today who owns Wakefields Printers in Camelford - you never know there might be a link. Francis is a lovely chap and about to retire.
Hope this is of use to you.