Dr Ahmed Abushady and the Bee Farm, Benson.
"Those who take a stroll up the field path towards the Horse and Harrow, Roke Marsh, on a fine sunny evening are probably quite unaware that they are passing a house which, half a century ago, was famous amongst beekeepers".............
Mr Bob Cherril
"Everyone round about Benson knew Mr Bob Cherrill, the local carrier. For sixty years his father drove the carriers cart twice a week to Oxford and for thirty-nine years the sons have driven daily - with the exception of Sunday - from Ewelme and Benson to Wallingford"....
William Henry Dines FRS
W.H.Dines set up his own meteorological observatory at Colne House in Benson, where he lived from 1913 until his death in 1927. A Blue Plaque near Observatory Close honours his contribution to the science of meteorology.
Dr. Anne Millar
"Dr. Anne, as she was affectionately known, looked after the medical needs of the people of Benson over a 60 year period, in which she gave dedicated service to the village." She died in October 2013.
Dr. Andrew Millar
Dr Andrew interrupted his medical studies to join up when WWII broke out. He spent four years as a fighter pilot in the Far East, before resuming his medical career and setting up a practice in Benson.
Rear-Admiral Charles Blois Miller CB
"Rear-Admiral Charles Blois Miller CB., of Brixton Lodge, Crowmarsh Battle (Benson), met his death in tragic circumstances at Berrick Cross-roads on Wednesday afternoon"....................
Freydis Sharland (1920-2014)
Benson resident and former chairperson of the Bensington Society
"Freydis Sharland flew a Hawker Tempest V from England to Pakistan in 1953 to deliver the plane to the Pakistan Air Force, part of a long flying career"... Read more details about her flying career here