Joseph KNIBBS, son of Edward KNIBBS and Mary BARNSLEY , was born 15 April 1844 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He married Mary THOMPSON bet. July and September, 1879 in Kings Norton District, Worcestershire, England. He died June 1893 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Mary THOMPSON was born abt. 1834 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. She died aft. 1891.


Marriage Notes for Joseph KNIBBS\Mary THOMPSON:

Other Marriages/Unions for Joseph KNIBBS:
See Joseph KNIBBS & Mary UNKNOWN OR Joseph KNIBBS & Eliza GREEN


Notes for Joseph KNIBBS:

Baptised at St. Martins Church, Birmingham, England.
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Joseph can also be seen in 1861 living at Back of 262, Sherlock Street, Birmingham with his parents, his brother Edward and Edward's wife, Harriet:
Edward Knibbs Head Mar 52 Policeman Oxfordshire
Mary Knibbs Wife Mar 62 Stafford Handsworth
Edward Knibbs Son Mar 19 Brass Caster Warwickshire Mirmingham
Joseph Knibbs Son 16 Labourer Warwickshire Birmingham
Harriet Knibbs Mar 19 Jeweller Warwickshire England
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Jospeh Married Mary in about 1865.
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Joseph Married Eliza Green in 1868.
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In 1871, Joseph and his second wife were listed in the census under the surname Knibs, living at Sherlock Street, 30 Close 8 House, Birmingham, Warwickshire:
Joseph Knibs Head Mar 26 Iron Caster Warwickshire Birmingham
Eliza Knibs Wife Mar 30 Formerly Laundress Warwickshire Birmingham
Annie Knibs Daur UnM 1 Warwickshire Birmingham
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Joseph appears in the 1881 census with his third wife Mary, living at Court 15 House 1 Bissell St, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England:
Joseph Knibbs Head Mar 36 Moulder E & M Birmingham
Mary Knibbs Wife Mar 47 Moulders Wife Wolverhampton
Willm Geo Knibbs Son UnM 17 Unemployed General Labourer Wolverhampton
Alice Jane Knibbs Daur 9 Birmingham
Ada Knibbs Daur 7 Birmingham
Willm Geo Knibbs Nephew Unm 15 Unemployed General Labourer Birmingham
Annie Mary Knibbs Daur 11 Birmingham
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Joseph, his wife Mary and daughter Alice (from his first marriage to Eliza) appear in the 1891 census for Birmingham in the Parish of St. Luke, living at Court 15 House 1, Bissell Street:
Joseph Knibbs Head Mar 46 Fender Moulder Warwickshire Birmingham
Mary Knibbs Wife Mar 54 Staffordshire Wolverhampton
Alice J Knibbs Daur S 19 Japanner Warwickshire Birmingham

Sources for Joseph KNIBBS:

  1. Personal Contact with Alexander Knibbs,
  2. GRO England & Wales, GRO England & Wales gives 2Qtr1844 
  3. 1861 British Census, gave 1845 as year of birth 
  4. Ancestry.co.uk - Manchester, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915,
  5. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Banbury,
  6. 1871 British Census,
  7. 1881 British Census,
  8. Freecen 1891 Cencus, FreeCEN - 1891 Census 

Notes for Mary THOMPSON:

Sources for Mary THOMPSON:

  1. 1891 Census for Birminham,
  2. FreeBMD, gave us her surname 
  3. 1881 British Census,