BENNET, Alice Jane Harrison

1859 - 1913

Alice Jane Harrison Bennet, was born at Copdock Lodge, near Ipswich 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 and 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, together with her mother Anne, were living at Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards, Hastings. Alice died at Henison, Dorchester, Dorset on 5 March 1913, aged 54, she was unmarried.