Norman Owen KNIBBS, son of Henry Edward KNIBBS and Emily Newton WICKS , was born February 1902 in East London, Cape Province, South Africa. He married Eunice Sybil HASTIE 16 July 1925 in East London, Cape Province, South Africa. He died 20 October 1958 in Unknown Location, South Africa. Eunice Sybil HASTIE was born abt. 1894 in East London, Cape Province, South Africa. She died UNKNOWN.


Marriage Notes for Norman Owen KNIBBS\Eunice Sybil HASTIE:


See Norman and Eunice's Marriage Certificate

Other Marriages/Unions for Norman Owen KNIBBS:
See Norman Owen KNIBBS & Dorothy Cecelia SCOTT-WILLIAMS OR Norman Owen KNIBBS & Adeline GLASSER


Notes for Norman Owen KNIBBS:



Norman's date of birth was provided by Natascha. The place of birth is given in the South African National Archives.
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We can see on 2 Oct 1908, Norman, his mother and four of his siblings sailed from London to the port of East London, South Africa aboard the ship GALEKA of The Union Castle Mail Steamship Company. They travelled 2nd Class:
Mrs E Knibbs 45
Mstr A R Knibbs 16
Mstr H Knibbs 13
Miss M Knibbs 7
Mstr N Knibbs 5
Miss I Knibbs 21
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Understood from data from his nephew, Mike Scott-Williams, that Norman divorced Dorothy (Dolly) in 1952, but kept in touch with his parents. Norman and Mike's Dad sailed down the coast on the SS Boissevain in the late 40's on a quest for better farming land in the Cape.

Sources for Norman Owen KNIBBS:

  1. Cape Archives Death Notice, for Henry Edward Knibbs 
  2. South African National Archives (NAAIRS),
  3. Personal Contact with Natasha Hartlett-Von Aulock,
  4. Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers 1801-2004,

Notes for Eunice Sybil HASTIE:

Eunice was the daughter of Norman Daniel Hastie and his wife Annie Elizabeth van Niekerk.
She had a sister Annie Enid (Hastie) McMillan, 1907-1935. Annie and her husband Alfred had a son named Brian Patterson McMillan born 1 September, 1930.

Eunice's father divorced his first wife at some time. He married Mona Constance Inglethorpe n 21 August 1944 at East London. He was 66 and she was a 37 year old spinster. His occupation was given as Health Cultivist. She was a Typist.

Sources for Eunice Sybil HASTIE:

  1. Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers 1801-2004,