James KNIBBS, son of Robert KNIBBS and Rachel ROBINSON , was born bef. 06 July 1801 in Deddington, Oxfordshire, England. He married Mary Ann WILLS 11 October 1825 in Deddington, Oxfordshire, England. He died December 1888 in Deddington, Oxfordshire, England. Mary Ann WILLS was born abt. 1801 in Clifton, Oxfordshire, England. She died bef. 04 June 1848 in Clifton, Oxfordshire, England.


Children of James KNIBBS and Mary Ann WILLS are:
1. Robert KNIBBS, b. bef. 02 August 1835 See Robert KNIBBS & Elizabeth MARKHAM
2. James KNIBBS, b. 10 August 1828 See James KNIBBS & Ellen COLLIN OR James KNIBBS & Julia Ann MORETON
3. Mary Ann KNIBBS, b. bef. 02 January 1831 See Isaac JUDD & Mary Ann KNIBBS
4. Sarah KNIBBS, b. bef. 02 August 1840 See Thomas WRIGHT & Sarah KNIBBS

Marriage Notes for James KNIBBS\Mary Ann WILLS:

Witness to the marriage was William Knibbs, probably James' younger brother.

Mary Ann and James both listed as of the Deddington parish. Mary Ann signed the register as "Wells".

Other Marriages/Unions for James KNIBBS:
See James KNIBBS & Mary RYMELL


Notes for James KNIBBS:

Listed in the 1841 census for Central, South and East Oxfordshire as living in what looks like Chappell Lane, in the hamlet of Clifton
Jas. Knibbs 35 Agricultural Labourer
Mary Knibbs 35
James Knibbs 10
Mary Knibbs 10
Robert Knibbs 5
Sarah Knibbs 1
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Listed in the 1851 census for the Woodstock Union as living in Clifton. Clearly, his first wife Mary Ann Wills had died by this time.
James Knibbs Head Wid 49 Slater Oxon Deddington
Mary Ann Knibbs Daur 20 Daughter Oxon Clifton
Robert Knibbs Son 15 Ag Labourer Oxon Clifton
Sarah Knibbs Daur 10 Oxon Clifton

James' futire wife, Mary Rymell, was living in the house next door.
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Listed in the 1861 census for Oxfordshire and West Berkshire as living in Deddington:
James KNIBBS 1802 Deddington Oxfordshire Head Deddington Oxfordshire
Mary KNIBBS 1810 Clifton Oxfordshire Wife Deddington Oxfordshire
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Listed in the 1871 living at Clifton with his wife:
James Knibbs Head Mar 69 Plasterer out of Employ Clifton Oxon
Mary Knibbs Wife Mar 61 Clifton Oxon
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James is listed in the 1881 census, living at Deddington, Oxfordshire, England, aged 79 with his wife Mary, aged 72.
James Knibbs Head Mar 79 Slatter & Plasterer Oxon Deddington
Mary Knibbs Wife Mar 72 Oxon Clifton
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From the Oxford Times, Saturday 05 January 1889:
DEATHS: James Knibbs, 88.

Sources for James KNIBBS:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Deddington,
  2. 1851 Census of Woodstock Union, Oxfordshire,
  3. 1861 British Census,
  4. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1983 
  5. Newspaper Article,
  6. 1841 British Census,
  7. Marriage Certificate,
  8. 1881 British Census,

Notes for Mary Ann WILLS:

Also known as: Wells

Sources for Mary Ann WILLS:

  1. 1851 Census of Woodstock Union, Oxfordshire,
  2. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Deddington,