William Bennett

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William Bennett (1766-1852), was a minor canon of the Cathedral. He was admitted to Trinity College, Cambridge in 1783 (B.A. 1787; M.A. 1811) and was ordained deacon in 1788, priest in 1789. He was appointed curate of Coveney, Cambs., 1788; curate of Smarden, Kent, 1791; Minor Canon of Canterbury, 1801; vicar of Stone-in-Oxney, 1801-20; curate of St Dunstan's, Canterbury, 1814; vicar of Littlebourne, Kent, 1820-4; rector of St George-the-Martyr with St Mary Magdalene, Canterbury, 1824-6; vicar of Milton with Sittingbourne, 1826-52; rector of Milton, 1834-44. He died at Canterbury in 1852, aged 87.[1]

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Sigebertus Haverkamp. Medailles de grand et moyen bronze du cabinet de la reine Christine, ... gravées ... par ... Pietro Santes Bartolo, ... expliquées par un commentaire traduit du Latin de Sigebert Havercamp, ... The Hague: 1742.
Armorial bookplate [Franks 32378] on front pastedown with motto 'Bon Accord': Henry Wood.
Binding stamp on front board showing an arm embowed holding a spear broken in three pieces one in pale two in saltire, with initials: H W
Inscription on second title page: W. Bennett.
Inscription on verso of first title page: The Gift of the Revd. W. Bennett one of the Minor Canons to the Library of Christ Church Cathedral Canterbury Sept. 17th 1840.
  1. CCED PersonID 99570