1. List: John BENSON Warrellda, RYDE 1849-1917
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    John Benson was born on 19 August 1849 and was the fourth child of Paul Whitney Benson and Charlotte Benson (nee Wicks). John married Ruth TUTT on 19 August 1869 and they had nine children together. Ruth and John Benson were orchardists and lived in their large home Warrellda in North Ryde, Sydney (Warrellda is still standing and located in Arthur Street, North Ryde).

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  1. Family Notices
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 15 December 1869 p 1 Family Notices
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    8 December 1869: Marriage of John Benson of Ryde to Ruth Tutt, youngest daughter of Mr. William TUTT of the Field of Mars.

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  2. Letters to the Editor. Aboriginal Names. TO THE EDITOR OF THE QUEENSLANDER.
    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 16 August 1890 p 299 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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    16 August 1890: Aboriginal Names, Warrellda "Big House"

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  3. BURNED TO DEATH.
    The Cumberland Mercury (Parramatta, NSW : 1875 - 1895) Saturday 10 October 1891 p 2 Article
    Abstract: On Thursday, the 8th inst., the District Coroner, Mr. J. E. Bowden, held an inquest the Royal Hotel, Ryde, touching the death of a woman named Susan ... 924 words
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    10 October 1891: Social at Mr. John Bensons residence “Warrellda” situated on the highest ground in Ryde, commanding an uninterrupted view of Sydney. The occasions was the 21st Birthday of oldest child, daughter Effie Blanche BENSON. Dancing occurred under Chinese lanterns suspended from orange and other evergreen trees.

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  4. Family Notices
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 6 April 1894 p 1 Family Notices
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    28 March 1894: Marriage Notice Effie Blanche Benson, eldest daughter John and Ruth Benson, Warrellda, Ryde.

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  5. St. Anne's, Ryde. Sunday School Picnic,
    The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) Saturday 9 November 1895 p 8 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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    7 November 1895: St. Anne's Church, Ryde, Annual Sunday School Picnic was held at Clontaf and there were between 260 and 270 people present.

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  6. Ermington
    The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) Saturday 20 February 1897 p 12 Article
    Abstract: A Sulky Accident.—On Sunday a son of Mr. John Benson, of Ryde, was driving through Ermington in a sulky in company with a young lady relative. Mr. Re ... 123 words
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    20 February 1897: A Sulky Accident, a son of John Benson was driving through Ermington and the pony bolted when it saw some cows.

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  7. Advertising
    The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930) Wednesday 12 October 1898 p 2 Advertising
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    12 October 1898: Probate for the Will of the of John Benson's father, Paul Whitney BENSON "late of Ryde".

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  8. Destruction in the Ryde Electorate. Orchards Stripped and Ruined,
    The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) Wednesday 10 April 1901 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Tho disastrous effect of last Wednesday's hail-storm will be long remembered, and felt too, by tho fruitgrowers of tho Ryde Electorate. In some insta ... 949 words
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    10 April 1901: Mr John Benson experienced the full fury of the storm and his loss is estimated at quite £150. Oranges could be picked up in his orchard in dray loads after the storm.

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  9. The Late Storm.
    The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) Saturday 13 December 1902 p 8 Article
    Abstract: The effects of last week's storm in the Ryde district, though serious enough, were not so disastrous as might have been expected from the severity of ... 633 words
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    13 December 1902: The late storm, 30 grape vines were scorched and seared in Mr John Benson's orchard.

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  10. Wedding Bells.
    The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) Saturday 18 May 1907 p 4 Article
    Abstract: St. Anne's Church, Ryde, was, on Wednesday afternoon, the scene of an interesting wedding, when Miss Maud Alice Benson, youngest daughter of Mr. John 980 words
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    18 May 1907: Maud Alice BENSON, youngest daughter of John and Ruth Benson married Mr. Percy Goodwin at St Anne's Church, Ryde. The Wedding breakfast was held at "Warrellda" the home of the Bride's parents.

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  11. WEDDINGS
    The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) Saturday 12 March 1910 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Minister John Henry Woods, of the Seventh Day Adventists, on the 21st ult., tied the matrimonial knot between Mr. George Septimus Fisher and Miss Mar ... 722 words
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    12 March 1910: Wedding of the oldest son of John and Ruth Benson, John Ernest Benson to Ethel Lillian Peters, eldest daughter of Mr. W.T. Peters of Mortlake.

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  12. Orchard Notes. Dry Farming at North Ryde.
    The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) Saturday 21 June 1913 p 9 Article
    Abstract: "Warrellda," owned and worked by John Benson and Son, is one of the best known orchards in North Ryde. Originally it consisted of six acres, but now ... 454 words
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    21 June 1913: "Warrellda" is one of the best known orchards in North Ryde and is owned and worked by John Benson. There are 30 acres under cultivation.

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  13. SAD DROWNING FATALITY.
    The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) Saturday 15 April 1916 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The sad intelligence was received by the family of Mr. John Benson, of Quarry-road, Ryde, on Tuesday, that their son and brother, Mr. Edward Benson 110 words
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    15 April 1915: Drowning of son Edwin Benson aged 35 years while crossing the Bellingen River at Loan's Crossing in a sulky.

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  14. Family Notices
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Friday 7 September 1917 p 3 Family Notices
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    7 September 1917: Death Notice, John Benson, Warrellda.

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  15. AN OLD RYDE NATIVE.
    The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) Saturday 15 September 1917 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Genuine regret was expressed throughout the district when it became known that that fine old gentleman, Mr. John Bonson, of "Warrollda," Quarry-road 499 words
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    September 1917: Death of the "fine old gentleman" John Benson aged 69 years, "Warrellda", Quarry road, Ryde (now Arthur Street, North Ryde).

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  16. Family Notices
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 8 September 1917 p 9 Family Notices
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    September 1917: Funeral Notice of John Benson, Warrellda

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  17. Family Notices
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 8 May 1920 p 11 Family Notices
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    May 1920: Funeral of Ruth Benson (nee Tutt), wife of John Benson Warrellda.

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  18. WEDDING.
    The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930) Tuesday 6 July 1909 p 5 Article
    Abstract: BENSON--HARGREAVES.--A wedding was solemnised at St. Andrew's Church, Summer hill, on June 23, by Rev. Canon Vaughan, when Elsie, youngest daughter o ... 234 words
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  19. Ryde.
    The Cumberland Mercury (Parramatta, NSW : 1875 - 1895) Saturday 6 December 1879 p 4 Article
    Abstract: ACCIDENTS.— On Friday, the 28th November, a lad named Charles Beihler had his legs severely injured by getting them between the side of a dray and 165 words
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