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 Adeline GLASSER 03 March 1953. He died 20 October 1958 in Unknown Location, South Africa. Adeline GLASSER was born 04 April 1908. She died UNKNOWN.

Other Marriages/Unions for Norman Owen KNIBBS:
See Norman Owen KNIBBS & Eunice Sybil HASTIE OR Norman Owen KNIBBS & Dorothy Cecelia SCOTT-WILLIAMS

Other Marriages/Unions for Adeline GLASSER:
See Harold John MCMILLAN & 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 Adeline GLASSER:

Sources for Adeline GLASSER:

  1. South African National Archives (NAAIRS),
  2. identitynumber.org - South African Death Records,