Richard GEORGE was born 1841 in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England. He married Emma KNIBBS bet. April and June, 1874 in St. George Hanover Square District, London, Middlesex, England. He died UNKNOWN. Emma KNIBBS, daughter of Isaac JUDD and Mary Ann KNIBBS , was born bef. 14 December 1851 in Clifton, Oxfordshire, England. She died bet. October and December, 1875 in Stoke upon Trent District, Staffordshire, England.


Children of Richard GEORGE and Emma KNIBBS are:
1. Emma GEORGE, b. bef. 19 December 1875

Marriage Notes for Richard GEORGE\Emma KNIBBS:

Emma married under the name of Emma Judd so presumably, she was adopted by Isaac Judd when he married her mother.

Other Marriages/Unions for Richard GEORGE:
See Richard GEORGE & Dinah WRAY


Notes for Richard GEORGE:

We can see Richard GEORGE, Inn Keeper living at 21 Stafford St "Star Inn", Stone, Stafford, England in 1881 with his second wife Dinah. His first wife Emma Knibbs died in 1875 at the time their daughter Emma was born.
Richard GEORGE Head M Male 40 Buckingham, England Inn Keeper
Dinah GEORGE Wife M Female 36 Hanley, Stafford, England
Mary SERVICE Sister M Female 40 Hanley, Stafford, England Shopkeeper
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The Star Inn is still operating and lies approximately at the half way point on the Trent and Mersey canal. The first mention of The Star selling ale is in 1568. The original cottage and outbuildings were used by the slaughter men to the local Priory, but when Henry VIII closed the Churches and Monasteries, the landowner went out of business, so he turned to brewing. About 1824 a full licence was granted to the then landlord so that he could "provide the boatmen with spirits for medicinal purposes" as The Star was the only canal side pub on the Trent and Mersey at that time.
The current owners, Wolverhampton and Dudley Breweries, extended The Star to its current size, but have left the original grade II listed bar as it was.

Sources for Richard GEORGE:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Fringford,
  2. 1881 British Census,

Notes for Emma KNIBBS:

Also known as: Emma Judd

Emma was born to Mary Ann Knibbs, a single woman. We can see that she married Richard George in June 1874 at St Georges, Hanover Square, London. She married under the name of Emma Judd so presumably, she was adopted by Isaac Judd at some time after he married her mother..
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Emma can be seen in the 1861 census aged 10, living at Fringford, Oxfordshire, England.
Isaac Judd Head Mar 33 Ag Lab Oxon Fringford
Mary A Judd Wife Mar 30 Oxon Clifton
Emma Knibbs Daur 10 Scholar Oxon Clifton
William Judd Son 5 Scholar Oxon Fringford
Sarah Ann Judd Daur 3 Scholar Oxon Fringford
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It's quite possible this Emma, using the surname Judd, that we see employed as kitchen maid at Thornton Hall, Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire:
Emma Judd Kicthen Maid UnM 20 Oxfordshire
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We know that Emma and her husband Richard George had a daughter Emma George in December 1875. The daughter Emma is seen living with Emma's parents back in Fringford, Oxfordshire at the 1881 census. Emma died at childbirth in December 1875 in the District of Stoke Upon Trent, Staffordshire. This district covers the small village of Longton where we know that Emma's daughter was born.

Emma's husband Richard George gave his occupation as "Publican" in 1875 when his daughter was baptised. We can see him living at the Star Inn, Stone, Staffordshire in 1881 with his second wife Dinah. Stone is a small town just about 5-10 miles from Longton, Staffordshire, where Richard and Emma daughter was born in 1875.

Sources for Emma KNIBBS:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Deddington,
  2. GRO England & Wales, GRO England & Wales gives 1Q1851 Woodstock District 
  3. 1861 British Census,
  4. FreeBMD,
  5. 1871 British Census,

Notes for Emma GEORGE:

Emma was born in Longton, in the district of Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire, England, but was baptised in Fringford, Oxfordshire where her grandfather, Isaac Judd, was born.

We don't know the exact circumstances, but we know that Emma's mother (the daughter of Mary Ann Knibbs and Isaac Judd) died at about the same time that Emma was born, quite probably from childbirth. So it maybe that Emma was immediately taken on by her grandparents.
We know she was baptised at Fringford where they lived, and we know that in 1881, she was living with them at Fringford.

Emma can be seen in 1881 living with her grandparents at Fringford:
Isaac Judd Head Mar 52 Labourer Oxon Fringford
Mary A Judd Wife Mar 50 Oxon Clifton
Emma George G.Dau 5 Stafford Longton
Henry Judd G.Son 4 Oxon Fringford
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In 1891, she was living at The Farm House, Oxford Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire in the household of Spencer Kilby:
Spencer Kilby Head Mar 61 Farmer Oxon Steeple Aston
Sarah Kilby Wife Mar 61 Oxon Baynton Stokelyne
Eliza Kilby Daur UnM 22 Bucxks Boarstall
Thomas S Kilby Son UnM 20 Farmers Son Bucks Boarstall
James Franklin Nephew UnM 18 Farmers Nephew Oxon Chesterton
Emma George Serv UnM 16 General Servant (Dom) Staffs Longton

Sources for Emma GEORGE:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Fringford,