Daniel SHORT was born abt. 1832 in Middleton, Warwickshire, England. He married Mary KNIBBS 27 January 1856 in Quarry Bank, Staffordshire, England. He died March 1901 in Aston District, Warwickshire, England. Mary KNIBBS, daughter of Richard KNIBBS and Sarah BUTLER , was born bef. 21 July 1833 in Swerford, Oxfordshire, England. She died bet. January and March, 1917 in Tamworth District, Warwickshire, England.


Children of Daniel SHORT and Mary KNIBBS are:
1. John SHORT, b. bet. October and December, 1864
2. Thomas W SHORT, b. bet. January and March, 1859
3. Mary SHORT, b. bet. January and March, 1861
4. Sarah C SHORT, b. bet. October and December, 1856

Marriage Notes for Daniel SHORT\Mary KNIBBS:

Marriage, 27th January 1856, Christ Church, Quarry Bank
Daniel Short, full age, batchelor, labourer, Quarry Bank, father John Short labourer
Mary Knibbs, full age, spinster, Quarry Bank,,father Richard Knibbs labourer
Signed Daniel Short Witness' William Bullock
Mary Knibbs Caroline Knibbs


Notes for Daniel SHORT:

Daniel, his wife and three children can be seen in 1861, living at 85 New Road, Sutton Coldfield, Warwick, England:
Daniel Short head 29 Ag.Lab. Warwickshire Middleton
Mary Short 27 Ag.Lab.'s Wife Oxfordshire Swinford
Sarah C Short 4 Daur Staffordshire Quarr Bank
Thomas W Short 2 Son Warwickshire Sutton C Field
Mary Short 4mnths Daur Warwickshire Sutton C Field
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Then again in 1871 we see him with his wife and two sons, living near the Rectory and Boot Inn, Sutton Coldfield, Warwick, England:
SHORT, Daniel Head M 39 Ag.Lab. 1832 Middleton Warwickshire
SHORT, Mary Wife F 37 1834 Swerford Oxfordshire
SHORT, Thomas W Son M 12 1859 Warwickshire Sutton Coldfield
SHORT, John Son M 6 1865 Warwickshire Sutton Coldfield
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Daniel his wife and son John can be seen in 1881 living at Coleshill St., Sutton Coldfield, Warwick, England:
Daniel SHORT Head M Male 49 Mickleton, Warwick, England Dairyman
Mary SHORT Wife M Female 48 Sevenford, Oxford, Engla
John SHORT Son Male 16 Sutton Coldfield, Warwick, England Clerk
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In 1891, Daniel and Mary were living in the Farm House, Sutton Coldfield, Warwockshire:
Daniel Short Head Mar 58 Farmer Warwickshoire Middelton
Mary Short Wife Mar 57 Swerford Oxon

Sources for Daniel SHORT:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. 1861 British Census,

Notes for Mary KNIBBS:

Mary was "In Service" in Westbury, Buckinghamshire, England in 1851.
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We can see her in 1901 shortly after her husband died, living at Priv Cott, Hill Village, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, Living On Own Means:
Mary Short Head Wid 64 Living on Own Means Sweenford Oxfordshire
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We see Mary in 1911 living at 18 Reddicap Hill, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire:
Mary Short Head 77 Wid Private Means Swerford Oxon
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I'm pretty sure it was this Mary Short who died during q1/1917 in the Tamworth District of Warwickshire which includes Sutton Coldfield where we know she was living in 1901.

Sources for Mary KNIBBS:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Swerford,
  2. Satchwell.FTW,

Notes for John SHORT:

We see John in 1891, living at Hermitage Farm, Sandwell Lane, Handsworth, Staffordshire:
John Short Head Mar 26 Farm Bailiff Warwickshire Sutton Coldfield
Louisa Short Wife Mar 35 Staffordshire Walsall
Mary L Short Daur 2 Canada
William Short Son 1 Canada
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In 1901, they were living at 62 Eva Road, Birmingham, Warwickshire:
John Short Head Mar 36 Navvy Warwickshire Sutton Coldfield
Louisa Short Wife Mar 45 Staffordshire Pelsall
Mary Short Daur 13 Canada
William Short Son 11 Canada
Louisa Short Daur 4 Worcestershire Northfield
John Merriman Boarder UnM 25 Maltster Ireland
Patrick Quinan Boarder UnM 24 Builders Labourer Ireland
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In 1911, the family was living at Widney Lane, Solihull, Warwickshire:
John Short Head Mar 46 Farmer Dairy Warwickshire Sutton Coldfield
Louisa Short Wife Mar (23 years) 55 Staffordshire Pelsall
Louisa Short Daur 14 Farmers Daughter Dairywork Solly Oak Worcestershire
Sarah Elizabeth Short Daur 8 School Warwickshire Birmingham

Sources for John SHORT:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD, gave date and Aston District 
  3. 1891 British Census,
  4. 1901 British Census,
  5. 1911 British Census,

Notes for Thomas W SHORT:

Sources for Thomas W SHORT:

  1. 1861 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD, gave date and Aston District 

Notes for Mary SHORT:

Sources for Mary SHORT:

  1. 1861 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD, gave date and Aston District 

Notes for Sarah C SHORT:

Sources for Sarah C SHORT:

  1. 1861 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD, gave date and Stourbridge District