Benjamin Gonson

Benjamin Gonson (c.1525–1577) was the son of William Gonson and was a surveyor for the English Royal Navy. He likely served under King Edward VI, Queen Mary, and Queen Elizabeth.[1] His wife, Ursula, was daughter of Anthony Hussey, an Admiralty Court judge under Henry VIII.[2]


  1. Bennell, John (2004). "Gonson, William (d. 1544)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/47400. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  2. "Hussey, Anthony (1496/97-1560), of London". United Kingdom: Institute of Historical Research. 2016. Retrieved 4 November 2016.

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