Tom Barker Benfield (1840 - 1911)

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Birthplace: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Rochford, Essex, England, United Kingdom
Managed by: June Barnes (Buchanan)
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About Tom Barker Benfield

Tom Barker Benfield was the natural child of Anna Louisa Barker of Cambridge, who later married George Benfield, one-time tailor and later college servant in Cambridge University. Tom was a master at Feltham Industrial School in 1861 but had joined the staff of the Redhill Farm School by 1864, replacing George Lawson, who died in 1863, as head of Gladstone House, He remained there until after 1881, but by 1891 had taken the position of Superintendent and Headmaster, Clyde House Orphanage, Kingham Hill, Oxfordshire. (His position as head of Gladstone House was taken by Jesse Robert Jones between 19 January 1886 and 11 February 1887)

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Tom Barker Benfield's Timeline

1824
February 2, 1824
Camberwell, London, England, United Kingdom
1840
June 1840
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
1864
January 4, 1864
Age 23
Nutfield, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
1866
February 9, 1866
Age 25
Nutfield, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
1867
September 4, 1867
Age 27
Nutfield, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
1869
January 1869
Age 28
Nutfield, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
1871
1871
Age 30
Nutfield, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
1873
1873
Age 32
Nutfield, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
1876
April 1876
Age 35
Nutfield, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
1878
July 13, 1878
Age 38
Nutfield, Surrey, England, United Kingdom