Henry Lewis KNIBBS, son of Henry KNIBBS and Margaret BRION , was born 24 January 1889 in Mile End, London, Middlesex, England. He married Ellen Elizabeth Victoria ATTRYDE bet. April and June, 1916 in Medway District, Kent, England. He died bet. April and June, 1976 in Thanet District, Kent, England. Ellen Elizabeth Victoria ATTRYDE was born 01 May 1897 in Borstal, Kent, England. She died 12 February 1989 in Ramsgate, Kent, England.


Children of Henry Lewis KNIBBS and Ellen Elizabeth Victoria ATTRYDE are:
1. Ernest H V KNIBBS, b. 01 February 1917 See Ernest H V KNIBBS & Winifred F BELSEY

Notes for Henry Lewis KNIBBS:

I suspect it was this Henry we see in 1911, recorded as Lance Corporal Harry Knibbs, 2nd Battalion, The Queens Regiment:
Harry Knibbs 22 UnM Lance Corporal 2nd Batt Queen's Regt

I'm not aware of a Harry Knibbs born in Mile End in 1889, hence the conjecture.
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We see Henry and Ellen living at 14 Ashen Drive, Dartford, Kent, at the time of the 1939 Register.

Sources for Henry Lewis KNIBBS:

  1. 1901 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD,
  3. GRO England & Wales, from findmypast.com 
  4. 1911 British Census,
  5. 1939 Register,

Notes for Ellen Elizabeth Victoria ATTRYDE:

I think Ellen's parents were George Attryde/Ellen Jane Leonard who married during q3/1882 in the Medway District of Kent.

In 1901, Ellen was living with her family at Mount Road, Rochester, Kent:
George Attryde Head M 43 Cement Labourer London Stepney
Ellen Attryde Wife M 38 Devon Plymouth
Daisy Attryde Daug S 15 Kent New Brompton
Francis Attryde Son S 10 Kent Borstal
Ernest Attryde Son S 8 Kent Borstal
Ellen Attryde Daug S 4 Kent Borstal
Albert Attryde Son S 1 Kenbt Borstal
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In 1911, the family was living at 1 Cookham Hill, Borstal, Kent:
George Attryde Father 54 Married Jobbing Gardener Middlesex Brentford
Ellen Attryde Wife 48 Married (29 years) Devonshire Plymouth
Frederick Attryde Son 23 Single Private Royal Marine Light Infantry Kent Borstall
Frank Attryde Son 20 Single Grocers Assistant Kent Borstall
Earnest Attryde Son 18 Single Messenger Kent Borstall
Ellen Attryde Daughter 13 School Kent Borstall
Albert Attryde Son 11 School Kent Borstall
May Attryde Daughter 8 School Kent Borstall
Jessie Attryde Daughter 2 Kent Borstall
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Ellen married Henry Knibbs in 1916.
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From the Thanet Times - 14 November 1989:
Mrs. Ellen Elizabeth Victoria Knibbs, of Eskdale Avenue, Ramsgate. who died on 12 February, left estate valued at £94,846 gross. £94,168 1 net. Probate has been granted to solicitor John Robinson, of Cavendish Street, Rainsgate.

Sources for Ellen Elizabeth Victoria ATTRYDE:

  1. FreeBMD,
  2. London Gazette,