BENNET, Alice Jane Harrison

1859 - 1913

Born at Copdock, Suffolk in 1859, daughter of Edward Bennet (1805-1864), landed proprietor, and his wife Anne Elizabeth (1823-1909), daughter of Charles and Maria Harrison of Wortham, Suffolk. Edward Bennet was born at Great Barton, Suffolk and his wife at Bury St. Edmund’s and seemed to have settled at Copdock Lodge about 1858 but father Edward was buried at Copdock on 9 January 1864 when the family continued to reside there. Of Copdock Lodge, Ipswich when in 1884 she exhibited at Suffolk Fine Art Club an oil 'Robin Adair'. In 1891 the family were living with Alice’s farmer brother Phillip at High Road, Blo’ Norton, Norfolk but ten years later Alice, unmarried, and her mother Anne were living at Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards, Hastings. She died, unmarried, in 1913, aged 54.