Richard KNIBBS, son of Richard KNIBBS and Sarah BUTLER , was born bef. 15 February 1844 in Swerford , Oxfordshire, England. He married Caroline SUMNER 11 October 1863 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He died 30 September 1891 in Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Caroline SUMNER was born 17 March 1846 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. She died 24 February 1889 in Aston District, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.


Children of Richard KNIBBS and Caroline SUMNER are:
1. Richard KNIBBS, b. 15 December 1881 See Richard KNIBBS & Emily Sarah KNOWLES
2. Thomas KNIBBS, b. bef. 12 February 1866
3. Mary Ann KNIBBS, b. bet. January and March, 1867 See Frederick LAWLEY & Mary Ann KNIBBS
4. Charles KNIBBS, b. 02 May 1869 See Charles KNIBBS & Hannah Elizabeth SMALLWOOD
5. Edwin KNIBBS, b. bef. 27 May 1869 See Edwin KNIBBS & Emily SIMMS
6. Sarah KNIBBS, b. 28 November 1871 See Joseph Henry ASHMEAD & Sarah KNIBBS
7. Maria KNIBBS, b. 16 May 1874 See William GLOVER & Maria KNIBBS OR Joseph Robert READ & Maria KNIBBS
8. Clara KNIBBS, b. 31 July 1876 See George Thomas HALL & Clara KNIBBS
9. Caroline KNIBBS, b. 24 December 1884 See Richard WALL & Caroline KNIBBS
10. James KNIBBS, b. 09 April 1887 See James KNIBBS & Ada Frances SCANDRETT OR James KNIBBS & Winifred M WESTON
11. Joseph KNIBBS, b. 28 September 1878 See Joseph KNIBBS & Sarah Ann UNDERHILL
12. Eliza KNIBBS, b. bef. 22 August 1882

Marriage Notes for Richard KNIBBS\Caroline SUMNER:

Caroline and Richard were married at the St Lukes Church, Birmingham, England.

Other Marriages/Unions for Richard KNIBBS:
See Richard KNIBBS & Emma HALL


Notes for Richard KNIBBS:

Richard appears in the 1871 census:
Richard Knibbs Head Mar 27 Gun Smith Oxon Banbury
Caroline Knibbs Wife Mar 25 Birmingham
Mary A Knibbs Daur 4 Birmingham
Charles Knibbs Son 2 Birmingham
Edwin Knibbs Son 2 Birmingham
Charles Somers Lodger Mar 27 Gun Smith Birmingham
Catherine Somers Lodger 26 Scotland
Peter Somers Lodger 4 Birmingham
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Richard appears in the 1881 census living at 14 Court 7 H Pritchett Street, Aston, Warwickshire, England with his first wife Caroline and their children:
Richard KNIBBS Head M Male 37 Oxford, England Gun Smi
Caroline KNIBBS Wife M Female 35 Birmingham, Warwick, England
Mary Ann KNIBBS Dau Female 14 Birmingham, Warwick, England
Charles KNIBBS Son Male 11 Birmingham, Warwick, England Scholar
Edwin KNIBBS Son Male 11 Birmingham, Warwick, England Scholar
Sarah KNIBBS Dau Female 8 Birmingham, Warwick, England Scholar
Maria KNIBBS Dau Female 6 Birmingham, Warwick, England Scholar
Clara KNIBBS Dau Female 4 Birmingham, Warwick, Engla
Joseph KNIBBS Son Male 2 Birmingham, Warwick, Engla
Richard KNIBBS Son Male 1 m Birmingham, Warwick, England
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Richard appears at the 1891 census with his second wife Emma and 8 of his children, living at 108 Pritchett Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire:
Richard Knibbs, Head, M, 47Gun Finnisher,Employed,\- Oxfordshire
Emma Knibbs, Wife, M, 46 Birmingham Warwickshire
Mary A Knibbs, Dau, S, 24,Press Worker,Employed,Birmingham Warwickshire
Sarah Knibbs, Dau, S, 19,Press Worker,Employed,Birmingham Warwickshire
Maria Knibbs, Dau, S, 16,Press Worker,Employed,Birmingham Warwickshire
Florence Knibbs, Dau, S, 14,Press Worker,Employed,Birmingham Warwickshire
Joseph Knibbs, Son, S, 12 ,Birmingham Warwickshire
Richard Knibbs, Son, S, 9 ,Birmingham Warwickshire
Caroline Knibbs, Dau, S, 7 Birmingham Warwickshire
James Knibbs, Son, S, 4 ,Birmingham Warwickshire

I believe Florence may well have been Clara.
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Richard died, aged 47 years.

Sources for Richard KNIBBS:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Swerford,
  2. GRO England & Wales, GRO England & Wales gives 1Qtr1844 
  3. Satchwell.FTW, Date of Import: Nov 4, 2000
  4. 1881 British Census,
  5. 1861 British Census,
  6. 1871 British Census,
  7. Freecen 1891 Cencus, FreeCEN - 1891 Census 

Notes for Caroline SUMNER:

Sources for Caroline SUMNER:

  1. Satchwell.FTW, Date of Import: Nov 4, 2000
  2. 1881 British Census,
  3. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1983 

Notes for Thomas KNIBBS:

Can't see this Thomas in the 1881 or 1901 census.

Sources for Thomas KNIBBS:

  1. Satchwell.FTW, Date of Import: Nov 4, 2000
  2. GRO England & Wales,
  3. LDS IGI Records,

Notes for Eliza KNIBBS:

Sources for Eliza KNIBBS:

  1. Ancestry.co.uk - Birmingham, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912,