James William KNIBBS, son of James KNIBBS and Elizabeth GITTINS , was born 15 January 1871 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He married Ada ROBINSON bet. October and December, 1897 in Harbourne, Staffordshire, England. He died 01 July 1946 in Birmingham District, Warwickshire, England. Ada ROBINSON was born abt. 1867 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. She died bet. October and December, 1920 in Birmingham District, Warwickshire, England.


Children of James William KNIBBS and Ada ROBINSON are:
1. James KNIBBS, b. bet. October and December, 1902 See James KNIBBS & Louise Sarah MACDONALD
2. George KNIBBS, b. 28 September 1904 See George KNIBBS & Eva Gertrude REID

Marriage Notes for James William KNIBBS\Ada ROBINSON:

James was recorded as William J Knibbs in the marriage record.

Other Marriages/Unions for James William KNIBBS:
See James William KNIBBS & Annie Maria HOWARD


Notes for James William KNIBBS:

James can be seen as James KNIBB in the 1901 census living with a wife Ada at 38 Godwin Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
James Knibb Head Mar 30 Glass Decorator Warwick Birmingham
Ada Knibb Wife Mar 34 Warwick Birmingham
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In 1911, we can see James living with his mother and sister Elizabeth at at 79 Herbert Road, Small Heath, Birmingham, Warwickshire:
Eliza Knibbs head Widow F 74 Montgomeryshire
Elizabeth Knibbs Daughter Single F 43 Dressmaker Warwickshire, Birmingham
James William Son Married M 40 Glass and Sign Writer Warwickshire, Birmingham

James' wife Ada was living with her father at 94 Lupin Street, Aston, Birmingham.
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Between 1930-39, we see James, his wife Annie and sister Elizabeth living at 79 Herbert Road, Deritend, Birmingham, Warwickshire
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We see James, Annie and James' sister Elizabeth living at 79 Herbert Road, Birmingham, Warickshire at the time of the 1939 Register.
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Death registered as James W Knibb, aged 75.
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Knibbs James William of 79 Herbert-road Birmingham died 1 Jily 1946 Admoinistration Birmingham 9 May to Annie Maria Knibbs widow. Effects £207 14s. 2d. 

Sources for James William KNIBBS:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. GRO England & Wales, GRO England & Wales gives 1Qtr1871 
  3. 1939 Register,
  4. Ancestry.com. - England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966,
  5. 1901 British Census,
  6. 1891 Census for Warwickshire,
  7. 1911 British Census,
  8. Ancestry.co.uk - Birmingham, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937,
  9. Ancestry.co.uk - Birmingham, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912,

Notes for Ada ROBINSON:

We see Ada in 1871, aged just 5, living with her parents in Farm Street, Birmingham:
Christopher R Robinson Head Mar 31 Tool Maker Dudley Worcester
Sarah A Robinson Wife Mar 30 Birmingham Worcester
Christopher Robinson Son 10 Scholar Birmingham Worcester
Clara J Robinson Daur 7 Scholar Birmingham Worcester
Ada Robinson Daur 5 Scholar Birmingham Worcester
Eliza Robinson Daur 3 Scholar Birmingham Worcester
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In 1881, Ada was 15 years old and living with her family at 94 Lupin Street, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire:
Christopher R Robinson Head Mar 41 Garden Tool Maker Dudley Worcest
Sarah J Robinson Wife Mar 40 Birmingham Warwick
Clara Robinson Daur UnM 17 Milliner Aston Warwick
Ada Robinson Daur 15 Aston Warwick
Eliza Robinson Dau 13 Scholar Aston Warwick
Owen Robinson Son 4 Scholar Aston Warwick
Harriet M Robinson Daur 2 Aston Warwick
Gertrude Robinson Daur 1 Aston Warwick
Beatrice Robinson Daur 2w Aston Warwick
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We see Ada in 1891 living with her parents at 94 Lupin Street, Aston, Brmingham, Warwickshire:
Christopher R Robinson Head 51 Mar Garden Tool Maker Worcester Dudley
Sarah A Robinson Wife Mar 50 Worcester Birmingham
Ada Robinson Daur 25 Worcester Birmingham
Harriet M Robinson Daur 12 Scholar Worcester Birmingham
Beatrice Robinson Daur 10 Scholar Worcester Birmingham
Ernest Robinson Son 8 Scholar Worcester Birmingham
Bertha Robinson Daur 6 Scholar Worcester Birmingham
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Ada married James Knibbs in 1897.
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We belive that Ada separated from her husband at some point between 1901 and 1911, and moved back with her two sons to live with her father. In 1911 we see her at 94 Lupin Street, Aston, Brmingham, Warwickshire:
Christopher Richard Robinson Head Married M 71 Garden Toolmaker Dudley Worcestershire
Sarah Jane Robinson Wife Married 51 F 71 Birmingham Central
Ada Knibbs Daughter Married F 45 Ashted Birmingham
James Knibbs Grandson M 8 Ashted Birmingham
George Knibbs Grandson M 6 Yardley Rd Small Heath

Sources for Ada ROBINSON:

  1. 1901 British Census,
  2. GRO England & Wales,