Albert Edward KNIBBS, son of William Edward KNIBBS and Hannah TAYLOR , was born bet. July and September, 1890 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He married Lucy May CARSWELL bet. January and March, 1919 in Kings Norton District, Worcestershire, England. He died bef. 06 December 1935 in Birmingham District, Warwickshire, England. Lucy May CARSWELL was born 23 January 1898 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. She died May 1989 in Birmingham District, Warwickshire, England.


Children of Albert Edward KNIBBS and Lucy May CARSWELL are:
1. Harold Albert KNIBBS, b. 19 August 1919 See Harold Albert KNIBBS & Rose Lydia PUMPHREY
2. Elsie May KNIBBS, b. bet. July and September, 1926 See William E EVANS & Elsie May KNIBBS
3. Alfred KNIBBS, b. bet. April and June, 1929 See Alfred KNIBBS & Thelma UNKNOWN OR Alfred KNIBBS & Valerie GALE

Marriage Notes for Albert Edward KNIBBS\Lucy May CARSWELL:



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The picture shows, from left to right:
1 Arthur CARSWELL, the bride's father
2 William ALLEN
3 Lucy CARSWELL, the bride
4 Lena (Carswell) ALLEN
5 Albert Edward KNIBBS, the groom
6 Lilian (Knibbs) MOULE, the groom's sister
7 Hannah (Taylor) KNIBBS, the groom's mother
8 Harry KNIBBS, the groom's brother


Notes for Albert Edward KNIBBS:

Albert was buried at Lodge Hill Cemetery, Birmingham, England.
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I suspect it was this Edward who was register as an absent voter in 1918. His address waa given as 14 ClaverDon Street, Duddeston Ward, Birmingham, Warwickshire. He was known toi be serving as a Sergeant in the 1dst Sig. Sqdn., Royal Engineers.

Sources for Albert Edward KNIBBS:

  1. Personal Contact with Alexander Knibbs,
  2. GRO England & Wales,
  3. 1901 British Census,
  4. Freecen 1891 Cencus,
  5. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1983 gave location 
  6. 1911 British Census,

Notes for Lucy May CARSWELL:

Lucy can be seen as a child in the 1901 census living in Birmingham with her parents, brother and sister.
Arthur Carswell 42 Shrewsbury Birmingham Birmingham Confectioner
Elizabeth Carswell 43 Market Drayton Salop Birmingham Birmingham
Lucy Carswell 4 Birmingham Birmingham Birmingham
Arthur Carswell 14 Shrewsbury Birmingham Birmingham Errand Boy
Selina Carswell 16 Shrewsbury Birmingham Birmingham Pen Trade
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Lucy appears in the 1911 census as May Lucy Carswell, living at 43 Essington Street, Birmingham:
Arthur Carswell Head Mar 52 Baker & Confectioner SDhrewsbury
Elizabeth Carswell Wife Mar (30 years) 53 Market Drayton
Arthur Carswell Son UnM 23 Machine Attendant (printing) Shrewsbury
Mary Lucy Carswell Daur 14 Table Hand (printing) Birmoingham
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Lucy married Albert Knibbs in 1919.
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Lucy's older sister, Selina ("Lena") Carswell married Charles Stanier who was killed in action during WWI
In Memory of
Lance Corporal CHARLES STANIER
33332, 1st Bn., Worcestershire Regiment
who died
on 28 March 1918
She later married William Allen.
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We see Lucy living in the Birmingham District of Warwickshire at the time of the 1939 Register.

Sources for Lucy May CARSWELL:

  1. Personal Contact with Alexander Knibbs,
  2. 1901 British Census,
  3. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Death Index: 1984-2004 
  4. 1911 British Census,