August 25, 2008 at 4:00 am (Biography, History)
Tags: Bennett, Dorset, Olympics, Shapwick
In 1900 a 29-year-old train driver from Shapwick, Dorset, England made history by becoming Britain’s first Olympic athletics champion yet, more than a century later, his name is all but forgotten. Brian Faulkner celebrates the achievements of Charles Bennett.
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June 7, 2008 at 4:00 am (Biography, Genealogy)
Tags: Bennett, Frome
This obituary for the Rev. William James Early Bennett was originally published in The Annual Register. A review of public events at home and abroad for the year 1886
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