See also

Gilbert ANSTRUTHER Bennet (1874-1892)

Name: Gilbert ANSTRUTHER Bennet1
Sex: Male
Father: Robert George BENNETT ( - )
Mother: Mary HENRY? PORTER? (1838-1908)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 8 Nov 1874
Baptism 7 Jan 1875 (age 0) Southwark Cathedral
Death 9 May 1892 (age 17) fire in Scott's Tavern, 18-19 Coventry St, London
Burial St Mary's, Kensal Green grave 1613P2

Individual Note 1

not married.

Restaurant worker.


occupation for Gilbert is 'Fill ???? makers assistant' in 1891 census


(mark) only one year later in May 1892 his death certificate has his occupation 'A traiter' Scotts Tavern, 18 and 19 Coventry Street. W. so his previous trade might be something in the catering business.

Individual Note 2

died aged 17 in a fire at Scott's Tavern, 18-19 Coventry St, London W. of suffocation due to fire. Inquest was held on 20.5.1892. (mark)


Philip's transcription of a letter from May A. to Edgar says envelope contains an In Memoriam card for Gilbert, 'who died 9 May 1892'

Individual Note 3

buried St Mary's Cemetery, Kensal Green, Grave No. 1613P (mark)

Individual Note 4

mark went to office of The Tablet and copied an article about the fire, but it omits names of victims. Inquest records destroyed in WW2.


1"File (merged): C:\docs\bh\familyhistory\heal26-1jun04.ged". Record originated in...
2"letter from Sara Porter to Edgar Anstruther". Philip's transcription gives details of In Memoriam card