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Bennett, Charleslocked

(1870–1948)
  • Ian Buchanan

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Bennett, Charles (1870–1948), athlete, the third son and fifth child of Henry Bennett and his wife, Peggy Kerley, was born on 28 December 1870 on a farm at Shapwick, near Wimborne, Dorset, where his father worked as a labourer. Nothing is known of his childhood; he later worked as a railway engine driver at ...

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