Richard KNIBBS, son of John KNIBBS and Jane SCARSBROUGH , was born bef. 28 December 1739. He married Sarah BIGNELL 09 October 1759 in Deddington, Oxfordshire, England. He died bef. 13 June 1806. Sarah BIGNELL was born bef. 14 January 1739. She died UNKNOWN.


Children of Richard KNIBBS and Sarah BIGNELL are:
1. Robert KNIBBS, b. bef. 04 June 1769 See Robert KNIBBS & Rachel ROBINSON
2. John KNIBBS, b. bef. 20 January 1760
3. Richard KNIBBS, b. bef. 30 December 1760
4. John KNIBBS, b. bef. 01 July 1762 See John KNIBBS & Elizabeth GRIMET OR John KNIBBS & Rachel GRIMMET
5. James KNIBBS, b. bef. 22 April 1764 See James KNIBBS & Jane LOCKTON OR James KNIBBS & Elizabeth PANTING
6. Anthony KNIBBS, b. 22 September 1765 See Anthony KNIBBS & Mary SATCHWELL
7. Francis KNIBBS, b. bef. 02 August 1767
8. Jenny KNIBBS, b. bef. 19 August 1770
9. Thomas KNIBBS, b. bef. 22 August 1773 See Thomas KNIBBS & Elizabeth SANDERS
10. Sarah KNIBBS, b. bef. 25 November 1781
11. Joseph KNIBBS, b. bef. 28 February 1779
12. William KNIBBS, b. bef. 19 May 1777 See William KNIBBS & Ann FARDON OR William KNIBBS & Jane ROBERTSON OR William KNIBBS & Mary WATKINS
13. Henry KNIBBS, b. bef. 26 February 1775 See Henry KNIBBS & Ann BUSBY

Marriage Notes for Richard KNIBBS\Sarah BIGNELL:

Richard and Sarah both listed as of the Deddington parish.


Notes for Richard KNIBBS:

Sources for Richard KNIBBS:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Deddington,

Notes for Sarah BIGNELL:

Sarah's parents were John and Ann Bignel. Sarah had the following siblings, all baptised on the following dates at Deddington:
6 Jan 1732 Mary BIGNEL
10 Jan 1737 Ann BIGNEL
Aug 7 1743 John BIGNEL

Sources for Sarah BIGNELL:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Deddington,

Notes for John KNIBBS:

Sources for John KNIBBS:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Deddington,

Notes for Richard KNIBBS:



Richard gets a mention in this 1991 News Sheet of The Old Trades of Deddington. So too do his sister-in-law Ann Fardon's family of Clockmakers, and his nephew John Knibbs, the Town Crier and Ale Taster.

Sources for Richard KNIBBS:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Deddington,
  2. Universal British Directroy of Trade, Commerce and Manufactory, Vol.2. Published 1791-6 by Jack Steer,

Notes for Francis KNIBBS:

Sources for Francis KNIBBS:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Deddington,

Notes for Jenny KNIBBS:

Also known as: Jane

We can see Jane (Jenny) in 1841, living with her sister Sarah and brother Robert at New Street, Deddington, Oxfordshire, England
Jane Knibbs 70
Sarah Knibbs 60
Robert Knibbs 72
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Identified in the 1851 census as unmarried, aged 80, and a Pastry Cook living at New Street, Deddington with her sister Sarah aged 69.
Jane Knibbs Head UnM 80 Pastry Cook Oxon Deddington
Sarah Knibbs Sister UnM 69 Laundress Oxon Steeple Barton

(This entry is next to that for Risley in Deddington House, and appears to refer to a cottage in the grounds and north of Deddington House - no longer there and may have been incorporated in the outbuildings in the stable yard.)
W. Cotton Risley was obliged, under the will of Samuel Churchill the elder, who died in 1808, to permit Jane, an old Churchill servant, occupancy during her life-time.

The will, written on 17 Apr 1808 with a codicil added on 18 Apr 1808. The codicil dated 18 Apr 1808 shows states the following:
"Whereas I Samuel Churchill of Deddington in the County of Oxford Esquire have made and published my last Will and Testament in writing bearing date the seventeenth day of April instant and have thereby given and devised unto my son Samuel Churchill all and every my manors messuages farms lands tenements hereditaments and real estate (except certain previous in Deddington thereby devised to my said son John) now I do by this writing which I declare to be a Codicil to my said will revoke the devise thereby made to my said son Samuel of all that cottage or tenement with the outbuildings and appurtenances in the New street in Deddington now in the occupation of Thomas Calcott and do hereby give and devise the same cottage or tenament and premises unto my servant Jane Knibbs to hold to her and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life
and after her decease I give and devise the said cottage or tenament and premises unto my said son Samuel Churchill his heirs and assigns for ever. I also give unto the said Jane Knibbs the sum of two shillings per week for her life to be paid to her weekly by my son Samuel and to my other servants who shall be living with me at the time of my decease five pounds each to be paid by my son Samuel within six months next after my decease.
"

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Listed in the 1861 census for Oxfordshire and North Berkshire as living with her sister Sarah at New Street, Deddington:
Jane Knibbs UnM 90 Parish Relief Oxon Deddington
Sarah Knibbs Sister UnM 80 Parish Relief Oxon Deddington

Both were identified in the census as paupers.
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From the Rev. Cotton Risley's diaries for the months of November and December, 1862:
4th, 5th & 6th December - I called in on old Jenny Knibbs each day - she was apparently in a dying state. On the 6th whilst we were at dinner, a message was brought to us stating that poor old Jenny Knibbs had just died, aged 92 years, she was never married.
8th December - I had a long talk with Jenny Knibbs's nephew from Barton, who asked me to bury her on Wednesday, which I did.

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From the Norhtamptonshire Mercury, Northamptonshire, 13 December. 1862:
December 6, Mrs Jane Knibbs, Deddington, aged 93.

Sources for Jenny KNIBBS:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Deddington,
  2. 1851 Census of Woodstock Union, Oxfordshire,
  3. 1861 British Census,

Notes for Sarah KNIBBS:

We can see Sarah in 1841, living with her sister Jane and brother Robert at Deddington, Oxfordshire, England
Jane Knibbs 70
Sarah Knibbs 60
Robert Knibbs 72
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Identified in the 1851 census as unmarried, aged 69, and a Laundress living at New Street, Deddington with her sister Jenny (Jane) aged 80.
Jane Knibbs Head UnM 80 Pastry Cook Oxon Deddington
Sarah Knibbs Sister UnM 69 Laundress Oxon Steeple Barton

(This entry is next to that for Risley in Deddington House, and appears to refer to a cottage in the grounds and north of Deddington House - no longer there and may have been incorporated in the
outbuildings in the stable yard.) W. Cotton Risley was obliged, under the will of Samuel Churchill the elder, who died in 1808, to permit Jane, her older sister, an old Churchill servant, occupancy during her life-time - a long one
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Listed in the 1861 census for Oxfordshire and North Berkshire as living with her sister Jenny (aka Jane) at New Street, Deddington:
Jane Knibbs UnM 90 Parish Relief Oxon Deddington
Sarah Knibbs Sister UnM 80 Parish Relief Oxon Deddington

Both were identified in the census as paupers.

Sources for Sarah KNIBBS:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Steeple Barton,
  2. 1851 Census of Woodstock Union, Oxfordshire,
  3. 1861 British Census,

Notes for Joseph KNIBBS:

It was possibly this Joseph who was buried at Deddington, aged 15 years on 3rd June 1795.

Sources for Joseph KNIBBS:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Steeple Barton,
  2. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Deddington,