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Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Catherine Benn, MBE

(Beatrice) Catherine Benn, MBE, who died at Aldebugh, Suffolk, 15 January, 2006, aged 95, was the widow of Maj (Edward) Glanvill Benn (b. 1905; d. 10 May, 2000, aged 94), who was uncle of Sir Jonathan Benn, 4th Baronet, (title created 1914), and cousin of Tony Benn [aka the 2nd Viscount Stansgate].
She was (Beatrice) Catherine, daughter of Claude Newbald, of Lyndhurst, Wallington, Surrey, and married Glanvill Benn, President of Benn Brothers Ltd, in 1931. She leaves a son, James Glanvill, b. 1944; and a daughter, Elizabeth, b. 1936; she also leaves five grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral takes place at St Peter and St Paul, Aldeburgh on Monday 23 January, 2006.

Source: Daily Telegraph 18 January, 2006

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