George Henry ALBURY, son of George Henry ALBURY and Mary STROUD , was born abt. 1850 in North Warnborough, Hampshire, England. He married Harriet Jane KNIBBS 30 January 1870 in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England. He died bet. January and March, 1894 in Woodstock District, Oxfordshire, England. Harriet Jane KNIBBS, daughter of John KNIBBS and Ann WHITE , was born bef. 02 July 1843 in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England. She died bet. October and December, 1930 in Woodstock District, Oxfordshire, England.


Marriage Notes for George Henry ALBURY\Harriet Jane KNIBBS:

Witnesses to the marriage were William Knibbs and Phebe Nash.
George is identified as a 21 year old bachelor in the register. Harriet Jane is 25 years old.


Notes for George Henry ALBURY:

The first we see of George is in 1851 when he was 2 years old and living with his parents at Warnbro Wharf, Odiham, Hampshire:
George Albury Head Mar 28 Labourer Hants Alton
Mary Albury Wife Mar 32 Hants Weston
Fanny Albury Daur 3 Hants Odiham
George Henry Albury Son 11 months Hants Odiham
William Stroud Visitor UnM 20 Tailor Hanst Ellesfield
Benjamin Stroud Visitor UnM 15 Errand Boy Hants Odiham
Hannah Stroud Visitor UnM 14 Hants Odiham
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In 1861, George was living with his mother in Wnchester Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire:
Mary Albury Head Wid 45 Dressmaker Hampshire Weston
George Henry Albury Son 11 Scholar Hants North Warnborough
Charles William Albury Son 8 Scholar Hants North Warnborough
Mary Elizabeth Albury Daur 5 Scholar North Warnborough
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George married Harriet Jane Knibbs in 1870.
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We can see George and Harriet in 1871, living at 10 Gt. Westminster Street, Westmionster, Ondon, England:
George Albruy Head M 23 Groom North Hants Warnborough
Harriett J Albury Wife M 26 Machinist Oxon Woodstock
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George and Harriet can be seen in the 1881 census for England and Wales, living at Park Lane, Woodstock, Oxfordshire.
Living with them at that time was Harriet A Knibbs, daughter of Harriet's brother Henry Knibbs (who died in 1878) and Elizabeth (nee Bishop) from Kidlington, Oxfordshire.
George H. ALBURY Head M Male 30 North Harnboro, Hampshire, England Groom (N D)
Harriet J. ALBURY Wife M Female 36 Woodstock, Oxford, England Machinist (Glove)
Harriet A. KNIBBS Niece Female 4 Kidlington, Oxford, England
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In 1891, George and Harriet were living at The Grapes Inn, Yarnton Entire, Oxfordshire:
George H Albury Head M 40 Publican Hants North Warnborough
Harriett J Albury Wife M 45 Oxon Woodstock
Harriett A Knibbs Niece S 14 Oxon Kidlington

Harriet Annie Knibbs, the daughter of Harriet's brother Henry was still living with them, so I wonder if perhaps George and Harriet may have taken her into their own family after her father died and mother remarried.

The Grape Inn, Yarnton c.1900
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From Jackson's Oxford Journal, Saturday, May 21, 1892;
Wootton South Division Petty Sessions.
Before Hon. E. Ponsonby and Rev. Canon Bellairs.
William Passey, Sadler-Street, Oxford, general dealer, was summoned for being drunk at the Grapes Inn, Yarnton, on May 7th - Fined 20s. and 28s. costs.
Henry Nunn, 25, Penson's Gardens, Oxford, Labourer, in the employ of William Passey, was summoned for obstructing P.C. Tipping while in the execution of his duty at the Grapes Inn, Yarnton, on May 7. - Fined 5s. and 10s. costs.
The two above defendants were also charged with assaulting Harriet Jane Albury and Harriet Annie Knibbs at the same time and place. - Ordered to pay costs in each case.
Harriet J. Albury, Harriet A. Knibbs, and George H. Albury were summoned for assaulting W. Passey and H. Nunn at the same time and place. - Dismissed


George Albury was the publican of the Grapes Inn at the time. Harriet Annie Knibbs was the neice of George and Harriet Albury.

Sources for George Henry ALBURY:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Woodstock,
  2. 1881 British Census,
  3. FreeBMD,
  4. 1891 British Census,
  5. Ancestry.co.uk - England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,

Notes for Harriet Jane KNIBBS:

Harriet can be seen at the 1861 census return living at Islington, Middlesex, London
Harriett J Knibbs Servant Not Mar 17 House Maid Oxfordshire Woodstock
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Harriet can be seen in the 1901 census for England and Wales, aged given as 53 years, living at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England.
Harriet Albury 53 Oxon Woodstock Oxon Woodstock Glove Machinist
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Her sister Mary who married William Albury is also living alone at Woodstock in 1901.
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In 1911, Harriet was living at Oxford Street, Woodstock, Oxfordfshire:
Harriet Jane Albury Head Wid 67 Letting Lodgings Woodstock Oxon

Sources for Harriet Jane KNIBBS:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Woodstock,
  2. GRO England & Wales, GRO England & Wales gives 3Qtr1843 
  3. 1861 British Census,
  4. 1851 Census of Woodstock Union, Oxfordshire,
  5. FreeBMD,
  6. 1901 British Census,
  7. 1871 British Census,
  8. 1911 British Census,