Norman Eric KNIBBS, son of George KNIBBS and Ethel WHITTAKER , was born bet. October and December, 1931 in Barrow District, Cumbria, England. He married Hilda May SEWARD bet. January and March, 1956 in Ulverston District, Cumbria, England. He died 13 March 2012 in Dalton, Cumbria, England. Hilda May SEWARD was born bet. October and December, 1931 in Ulverston District, Lancashire, England. She died 11 February 2013 in Cumbria, England.


Notes for Norman Eric KNIBBS:

Norman and Hilda could be seen in the electoral role for Dalton In Furness in 2002.
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Published in The Mail, 15 March 2012:
KNIBBS, Eric - Of Fell Croft, Dalton, passed away peacefully at home on 13 March, aged 80 years, dearly loved husband and soulmate of Hilda, loving uncle and great uncle and good friend to many. Friends please meet for a service in St. Mary's Church, Dalton on Friday, 16 March at 1.45pm. Family flowers only please but donations, if so desired, to be shared between Diabetes UK and the Barrow and Districts Society for the Blind - Dementia Unit Appeal may be left in church or sent c/o Little and Caine, 48 Ulverston Road, Dalton.
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Published in The Mail, 4 April 2012:
KNIBBS, Eric - Following the loss of a treasured husband and soulmate, Hilda would like to thank family, friends and neighbours for all the cards and kind words. Special thanks to Beamsmoor Carers for all the love and care, especially Michael, Mark, Stephen, Michelle, Angela and Tracy, also to the Dalton District Nurses, especially Christina and Bernie. A big thank you to Dr. Amos for her help, Rev. Allan Mitchell for his kind ministrations and Helen and staff of Little and Caine for their help and guidance.

Sources for Norman Eric KNIBBS:

  1. FreeBMD,
  2. Obituary,

Notes for Hilda May SEWARD:

I'm not 100% sure that this is the correct date and place for Hilda's birth but it seems most likely. If it is, her mother's maiden name was Symons.
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Published in The Mail, 18 February 2013:
KNIBBS, Hilda May (née Seward) - Passed away suddenly but peacefully at home on 11 February, aged 81 years. Dearly loved wife and soulmate of the late Eric, loving sister to Jimmy and Rose, loved aunt, great-aunt and good friend to many. Friends please meet for a service in St Mary's Church, Dalton, on Thursday, 21 February 2013 at 1.45pm, prior to burial in Dalton Cemetery. No flowers by request, but donations, if so desired, for Ostley House Dementia Unit may be left at church or sent c/o Little & Caine, 48 Ulverston Road, Dalton.

Sources for Hilda May SEWARD:

  1. GRO England & Wales,
  2. Obituary,