Edward Charles KNIBBS, son of Victor Charles KNIBBS and Ellen Elizabeth LEE , was born 04 November 1919 in Brentford District, Middlesex, England. He married Lois Irene WILLIAMS bet. October and December, 1940 in Brentford District, Middlesex, England. He died 03 March 1997 in Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand. Lois Irene WILLIAMS was born 16 November 1922 in Limehouse District, London, England. She died 03 February 2004 in Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand.


Children of Edward Charles KNIBBS and Lois Irene WILLIAMS are:
1. Brian Randall KNIBBS, b. 20 February 1948 See Brian Randall KNIBBS & UNKNOWN OR Brian Randall KNIBBS & Sylvia Christine COOPER
2. Raymond Derek KNIBBS, b. Private See Raymond Derek KNIBBS & Suzanne Mary GILGEN
3. Kenneth E Charles KNIBBS, b. 13 May 1942

Marriage Notes for Edward Charles KNIBBS\Lois Irene WILLIAMS:

Louise appears in the register as "Lois".


Notes for Edward Charles KNIBBS:

We can see Edward departing from London to Wellington, New Zealand on 10 Apr 1959 on the ship Rangitane. His wife Louise and sons Brian and Raymond followed 11 months later, in March 1960:

Name: Mr Edwards KNIBBS
Date of departure: 10 April 1959
Port of departure: London
Passenger destination port: Wellington, New Zealand
Passenger destination: Wellington, New Zealand
Date of Birth: 4 November 1919
Age: 40 (calculated from DOB)
Marital status: Single
Sex: Male
Occupation: Fireman

Ship: RANGITANE
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Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of Charles.

Sources for Edward Charles KNIBBS:

  1. FreeBMD,
  2. FindMyPast.com, gave DOB 
  3. Personal Contact with Brian Randall Knibbs,
  4. NZ Births Deaths and Marriages Online,
  5. findagrave.com,

Notes for Lois Irene WILLIAMS:

On 20 March 1960, we can see Louise and her two sons Brian and Raymond departing from London to Auckland, New Zealand on the ship Orsova:

Name: Mrs L I KNIBBS
Date of departure: 20 March 1960
Port of departure: London
Passenger destination port: Auckland, New Zealand
Passenger destination: Auckland, New Zealand
Date of Birth: 16 November 1922
Age: 38 (calculated from DOB)
Marital status: Married
Sex: Female
Occupation: Power Samas Tab Operator

The following people with the same last name travelled on this voyag

Mr B R KNIBBS
Mstr R D KNIBBS

Note that a Power Samas Tab Operator, was an early type of computer operator. Power Samas was the name of a company which made machines called "Acc and Tab," which was an abbreviation for Accounting and Tabulating.
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Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of Lois.

Sources for Lois Irene WILLIAMS:

  1. FindMyPast.com,
  2. Personal Contact with Brian Randall Knibbs,
  3. NZ Births Deaths and Marriages Online,
  4. findagrave.com,

Notes for Kenneth E Charles KNIBBS:

Sources for Kenneth E Charles KNIBBS:

  1. Hamilton City Council Cemetry Records,