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Benn family in Deptford

My 4 great grandfaher were a chaulker in the docks of Deptford, so were his children that was born and their children.
William BENN was born about 1750 and was married to Hannah APSEY, they had 4 children: Hannah Frances, James Robert, John and William.They were all baptized in ST Pauls, in Deptford. I am the decedent of JOHN who was married to Elizabeth DAY, they had 11 children and their son WILLIAM is my 3 great grandfather, he immigrated to South Africa round about the 1840,he stayed in George where he opend a hotel, his son William is my 2nd great grandfather, his son William is my 1 great grandgfather and he lived in Wildernessheigts, he was a farmer and cabinet maker.
If their are still living decendents in the UK, can you please contact me to fill in the blank spaces in my family tree I am creating, I have a lot of the family that stays in South Africa, but love to have information of you staying in the UK

Looking for the Benn family that immigrated to South Africa

My family start with William Benn married to Hannah Apsey, they had 4 children, one John Benn, married to Elizabeth Day had 11 children one of them William is my decedent.
My 2 great grandfather William Benn, and his brothers came to South Africa, I think in the 1830, and lived first in Swellendam and then moved toe George, Knysna and Oudshoorn in the Western Cape, South Africa.
William was born in Deptford, England and lived in George until he died.
He was a hotel owner, he was married to Mary Frances Smith and they had 9 children, John Adrian Bernardus, Elizabeth Sarah, Sophia Charlotte, Annie Jane, Mary Frances, William John James (my great grandfather), Charlotte Amelia, Amelia and John Henry.
I am researching this family, if anyone can help, please email me.