James Bennett

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Born: 1839, in Derbyshire, England.

Wife: Charlotte Bennett nee Hyland, married 1869 in Northcote.

Died: 6th June, 1881, in Kew, Victoria


Opened the Greyhound Hotel in 1874, which he owned and lived in until his death in 1881, whereby the hotel license was transferred to his wife, Charlotte.. Shortly following his death, the hotel was sold and refurbished.