Albert KNIBBS, son of William KNIBBS and Emily DAVIS , was born 27 May 1868 in Swerford, Oxfordshire, England. He married Betsey Boniface BEST 08 May 1892 in Marylebone, London, Middlesex, England. He died 19 February 1934 in Bromley District, Kent, England. Betsey Boniface BEST was born bet. April and June, 1870 in Kensington District, London, Middlesex, England. She died bet. April and June, 1897 in Lewisham District, London, Middlesex, England.


Children of Albert KNIBBS and Betsey Boniface BEST are:
1. Betsey Boniface Best KNIBBS, b. bet. April and June, 1897
2. Dorothy Emily B KNIBBS, b. bet. October and December, 1892 See Charles E PITMAN & Dorothy Emily B KNIBBS
3. Ethel Mary KNIBBS, b. bet. July and September, 1894
4. Albert William Reginald KNIBBS, b. 16 September 1895 See Albert William Reginald KNIBBS & Daisy Victoria STILLWELL

Other Marriages/Unions for Albert KNIBBS:
See Albert KNIBBS & Katherine HARRISON


Notes for Albert KNIBBS:

Albert can be seen in 1891 lodging at 96 High Street, Lewisham, London, England:
Albert Knibbs Lodger 22 Plumbers Assistant Oxfordshire Swerford
He was lodging with Robert and Mary Futcher
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Albert appears in the 1901 census aged 32, living at Beckenham in Kent, England. His name is given as Albert Knebbs, so clearly a mistake somewhere along the line. He is seen to be living with his wife Kate (34) and his children Dorothy (8) and Reginald (5) from his first marriage, and Katherine (7 months) from his 2nd marriage.

Albert Knebbs32 Oxfordshire Swarford KentBeckenham Plumber Decorator
Kate Knebbs34 Yorkshire Osset KentBeckenham
Dorothey Knebbs8 Kent Sydenham KentBeckenham
Reginald Knebbs5 Kent Sydenham KentBeckenham
Katherine Knebbs7M Kent Sydenham KentBeckenham
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Albert is also listed in Kelly's Directory of Kent, 1903 under Sydenham as:
Knibbs Albert, plumber 50, Wiverton Road
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Post Office London County Suburbs Directory, 1908, show Albert still living at 50 Wiverton Road, Sydenham
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In 1911, Albert can be seen living at 50 Wiverton Road Sydenham, Kent:
Albert Knibbs Head Married M 42 Plumber and Decorator Liverford Oxon
Katherine Knibbs Wife Married F 44 Ossett Yorkshire
Dorothy Knibbs Daughter Single F 18 Sydenham Kent
Reginald Knibbs Son Single M 15 Errand Boy Sydenham Kent
Kathleen Knibbs Daughter Single F 10 School Sydenham Kent
Wilfred Knibbs Son Single M 8 Sydenham Kent
Joe Knibbs Son Single M 6 Sydenham Kent
Margaret Knibbs Daughter Single F 5 Sydenham Kent
Vera Knibbs Daughter Single F 2 Sydenham Kent
George Knibbs Son M 0(10 months) Sydenham Kent
Nora Knibbs Daughter Single 0(10 Month) Sydenham Kent
Roland H Hooper visitor Single M 33 Provismonger Kingston Yeovil
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Knibbs Albert of 50 Wiverton-road Sydenham Kent died 19 Febriary 1934 Probate London 10 April to Kate Knibbs widow Effects £249 10s. 6d.

Sources for Albert KNIBBS:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Swerford,
  2. GRO England & Wales,
  3. 1901 British Census,
  4. Personal Contact with Graham Barber, gave date. 
  5. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1983 
  6. Ancestry.com. - England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966,
  7. 1891 British Census,
  8. 1881 British Census,
  9. Kelly's Directory of Kent, 1903,
  10. Post Office London County Suburbs Directory, 1908,

Notes for Betsey Boniface BEST:

Also known as: Betsey

We first see Betsy in 1871, living with her parents at 5 Aclam Road, Kensington, London, Middlesex, in the household of her 1st cousin, Henry Simmons:
Henry Simmons Head Mar 36 Carpenter Brightholmston(?)
Fanny Simmons Wife Mar 24 Brightholmston(?)
William Simmons Son 12 Norwood Surrey
Eliza Simmons Daur 11 Norwood Surrey
William Best Uncle Mar 51 Baker Arundel Sussex
Mary Best Wife Mar 46 Cornwall
Betsy Best Daur 4 months London

Sources for Betsey Boniface BEST:

  1. Personal Contact with Graham Barber,
  2. FreeBMD,
  3. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1983 
  4. Deceased Online,
  5. Ancestry.com - Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921,

Notes for Betsey Boniface Best KNIBBS:

Sources for Betsey Boniface Best KNIBBS:

  1. FreeBMD,
  2. Deceased Online,

Notes for Ethel Mary KNIBBS:

Sources for Ethel Mary KNIBBS:

  1. FreeBMD,