'Bennett04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Benet of Kilfigin, Bennet of Laleston

The following Sir Benet "accompanied the Conqueror to England, and received for his services the lordship of Penclawdd, in Gower (the western extremity of Glmorgan)".
Sir Benet de Penclawdd, Glamorgan
1. Sir Humphrey Benet of Kilfigin in Llanbader, Monmouthshire
  m. Elinor, heiress of Kilfigin (dau of Morgan Llewellyn ap Ivor)
  A. Sir Gervase Benet
  i. Gronwy Benet
  a. Howel Benet
  (1) Gronwy Benet
  (A) John Gronwy Benet
  m. Anne Kemeys
  (i) Howel Benet
  m. (1398-9) Elizabeth (dau of Thomas ap Gwilim Jenkin of Llansaintfread by Maud, dau of Sir John Morley of Ragland Castle)
  (a) William Benet
  m. Elizabeth (dau of William John Meyric Goch of Gwent)
  ((1)) William Benet
  m. Anne (dau/heir of Jerun Gwylim Philip of Kefn y Llech)
  ((A)) Reynauld Benet (dsp)
  m. Elizabeth Walton (dau of William Walton of Bedfordshire)
  ((B)) William Benet
  ((i)) Thomas Llwyd Benet (dsp)
  ((C)) Elizabeth Benet
  m. Thomas Wolphe of Monmouthshire
  ((i)) Maud Wolphe, heiress of Kilfigin
  m. Morgan Morice of Uske
  b. Griffith Benet
(1) Henry Benet
  m. Maud Basset (dau of Henry Basset of Drymau)
  (A) Robert Benet
  m. Avis Crompe (dau/heir of John Crompe of Sanctuary)
  (i) Richard Benet
  m. Anne Gwynne (dau of Thomas ap Evan Gwynne of Priskedwin by dau of Jenkin Turbervill of Penlline by Cecil, dau of Sir Matthew Herbert of Swansea by Mary, dau of Sir Thomas Gamage)
  (a) William Benet
  m. Isabel Thomas (dau of Gruffydd Thomas of Landimore by Margaret, dau of Morgan Mansel of Gower)
((1)) John Benet or Bennet - continued below
  m. Elizabeth Edwards (dau of David Edwards of Dan y graig)
  (b) Elizabeth Benet
  m. Richard Hearne of Piltion
  ((1)) Robert Hearne 'of Wales'
  m. Margaret Lippincott of Devonshire
  ((2)) Richard Hearne
  m. _ Franklyn (dau of Jenkin Franklyn of Park y Brueys)
  (c) Margaret Benet
  ((1)) daughter
  m. Thomas Nicholas ap Rees ap Leison ap Rees ap Morgan Vychan ap Caradoc ap Jestyn ap Gwrgan
  ((1)) daughter
  m. _ Wyborne of Wydgate



John Benet or Bennet - continued above
m. Elizabeth Edwards (dau of David Edwards of Dan y graig by Catherine ap Rees)
1. John Bennet
  m. _ Lucas (dau of _ Lucas of Stout Hall)
2. David Bennet (d 1666)
  m. Anne Lucas (relict of John Hoskins of Pitt)
  A. David Bennet
  m. Mary Lucas (dau of George Lucas)
  i. John Bennet of Kettle Hill, Sheriff of Glamorganshire (d 1723)
  m. Maysod Portrey (dau of Rev. Richard Portrey of Rosilly & Ystradgunlais (by Catherine, dau of Morgan Aubrey of Yniskedwin), m2. William Dawkins of Kilvrough)
  a. John Bennet (b c1692, d 11.1726)
  ii. William Bennet
  m. Anne Lucas (d 1711, dau of George Lucas of Hills by Margaret, dau of Richard Seys of Boverton (son/heir of Roger who m. Elizabeth Voss, heiress of Boverton)
  a. William Bennet of Hills
  (1) Mary Bennet
  m. _ Lucas of Stouthall
  iii. Anne Bennet
  m. Richard ap Evan of Cae Llena
  iv. Mary Bennet
  m. Edward Portrey
  v. Elizabeth Bennet
  m. David Thomas (recorder of Swansea)
  B. John Bennet (b 1630, d 12.05.1707)
  m. Mary Jones of Laleston (d 10.12.1726, dau of Captain Thomas Jones of Frampton by Mary, dau of Thomas Turbervill of Ogmore)
  i. Thomas Bennet (2nd son)
  m. Hester Evans (dau/heir of William Evans of Landebie)
  a. Mary Bennet (b 1695-6, d 20.08.1717)
  m. Michael Williams of Newcastle, Sherifff (a 1719)
  ii. William Bennet
  m. Mary Llewellyn of Ynis y gerwn
a. Thomas Bennet of Laleston, Sheriff of Glamorgan (dsp 29.01.1772, 2nd son)
  m. Mary Walters (dau of Edward Walters of Pitcot)
  b. William Bennet of Laleston (b c1721, d 13.12.1801, 4th son)
  m1. _ Morris (dau of Robert Morris of Gnisarwad)
  m2. Catherine Wilkins (dau of Edward Wilkins of Lantwit)
  (1) John Bennet of Laleston
  m. (17.07.1791) Selenah Maria Anne Grose (dau of Jacob Grose of Appleshaw (brother of Francis, Richmond Herald) by Frances Andrews of the family of Porton)
  (A) John Wick Bennet 'of Laleston'
  m. Anna Maria Charlotte Ashby (dau of Thomas Ashby (by Charlotte, dau of Robert Jones of Fonmon Castle), relict of Thomas Wyndham of Dunraven Castle)
  (B) Caroline Susan Bennet
  m. Edward Windsor-Richards (rector of St. Andrew's & St. Lytham's)
  (C) Eliza Bennet
  m. William Head-Deacon of Longcross House
  (D)+ other issue - Selenah Catherine Frances, Louisa Mary Anne, Ellinor, Matilda
  (2) Mary Bennet
  m. Morgan Price Smith of Newhouse
  (3)+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), Anne (d unm), Catherine (d unm)
  c. Jane Bennet
  m. Edward Gwynne of Llantrissant
  d. Anne Bennet
  m. Robert Davies (rector of Blaen Baylan)
  e.+ other issue (dsp) - John, David
  iii. Mary Bennet
  m1. Benjamin Watkins of Penyr wrlodd (d 1701)
  m2. William Fleming
  iv.+ other issue (dsp) - John, David (b c1672, d 01.12.1700)
3. William Bennet
  m. Ellen Dawkins (dau of Rowland Dawkins of Kilvrough)
  A. Rowland Bennet
  m. Anne Lloyd (dau of Daniel Lloyd of Blaen y wrath)
  i. William Bennet of Sanctuary (d 1698)
  m. Priscilla Dawkins (dau of Rowland Dawkins of Kilvrough)
a. Rowland Bennet (d 1714)
  m. Sarah Mathew (dau of Manasseh Mathew of Swansea)
  b. Priscilla Bennet
  m. William Richards
  c. Mary Bennet
  m. Thomas Dorset
  ii. Mary Bennet
  m. _ Wyborne of Morton
  a. Robert Wyborne
  m. Catherine Cradock (dau of William Cradock of Long Ash by Maud, dau of Henry Bowen of Court House)
  B. daughter
  m. John Stephens of Eynon's Fort
4. Margaret Bennet
  m. Philip David ap Richard of Penmayne
5. Alice Bennet
  m. John Franklyn of Lythered

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 2, Bennet of Laleston)
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