John BENGE and Rose Annie Wilkins
On 1st May 1867 he married Rose Annie WILKINS.
photo from Janet Doyle, from original held by Vern Toms.
(Left to right) Herbert, Elizabeth,George,Ethel, John Thomas,John,Alfred,Ernest,Charlotte.
We are not sure if the names are correct. Please advise if they are not.
They had 10 children:
Elizabeth Annie, who married Job MABEY
John Thomas who married Emily Alice COLLETT
George Isaac who married (1) Elizabeth MABEY
Ernest James David who married Mary MABEY
Herbert Victor who married Elizabeth McCROSSAN
Ethel Maud Mary who married Leonard Jackson
Alfred who married Maida Georgina MABEY
John and Rose Annie lived most of their married life at Stonestead.
The BENGE Family's
contribution to Upper
Hutt is still recognised
1952 Elizabeth MABEY (Nee BENGE)
Charlotte HEARD (Nee BENGE)
Ethel JACKSON (Nee BENGE)