Benstead, George


Collection date: Sept 1908

Area: Kent

(Percy) George Benstead at Ham Street: 1 song ‘The Barley Mow’ FT1920 on 22 Sept 1908: Percy George Benstead was born April qr 1882 (ref 2a 769), eldest son of William Benstead, foreman of road work, and his wife Eleanor. He married Kate Mills on 9/3/1907 and they had 3 children. He was a young married man, aged 26, when he met Sharp. He worked as an agricultural labourer. The 1921 census shows him living with his family at Ham Street.

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