MRCS LRCP Lond 1886; MD Brux. 1888.
Benson studied at Manchester and later became house surgeon to MRI. He was also RMO at St Mary's Hospital Manchester and was consultant honorary surgeon to Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan. Benson was a member of the North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society. He died at the age of 59 in 1931.