Francis Edward PIPER was born abt. 1886 in Barry, Glamorganshire, Wales. He married Louisa KNIBBS bet. July and September, 1910 in Pontypridd District, Glamorganshire, Wales. He died bet. July and September, 1946 in East Glamorgan District, Glamorganshire, Wales. Louisa KNIBBS, daughter of Robert KNIBBS and Ruth SMITH , was born abt. 1890 in Unknown Location, Wales. She died bet. January and March, 1958 in East Glamorgan District, Glamorganshire, Wales.


Children of Francis Edward PIPER and Louisa KNIBBS are:
1. Francis Robert PIPER, b. 14 February 1911
2. Letitia Matilda PIPER, b. Private
3. Ada Lilian PIPER, b. Private
4. Edna May PIPER, b. Private
5. Beatrice Rebecca PIPER, b. Private

Marriage Notes for Francis Edward PIPER\Louisa KNIBBS:


Notes for Francis Edward PIPER:

In 1891, we see Francis living at 139 Queen Street, Merthyr Dovan, Glamorganshire:
Francis Piper Head Mar 35 Mason Cornwall Camelford
Rebecca Piper Wife Mar 33 Glamorgan Pontypridd
William J Piper Son 14 Masons Apprentice Glamorgan Pontypridd
Thomas Piper Son 11 Scholar Glamorgan Pontypridd
Annie M Piper Daur 8 Scholar Glamorgan Pontypridd
Beatrice S Piper Daur 6 Scholar Glamorgan Pontypridd
Francis E Piper Son 4 SDcholar Glamorgan Barry
Ada M Piper Daur 3 Glamorgan Barry
Mabel J Piper Daur 1 Glamorgan Barry
Matilda R Piper Sister 17 Visitor Glamorgan Pontypridd
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In 1901, Francis was living with his parents and siblings at 32 Trinity Street, Barry, Glamorganshire, Wales:
William F Piper Head Mar 45 Mason Cornwall Camelford
Rebecca Piper Wife Mar 43 Glamorgan Pontypridd
Annie M Piper Daur UnM 18 Dressmaker Glamorgan Pontypridd
Beatrice S Piper Daur UnM 16 Dressmakers Apprentice Glamorgan Gogan
Francis E Piper Son 14 Erand Boy Glamorgan Barry
Ada U Piper Daur 12 Glamorgan Barry
Mabel Piper Daur 11 Glamorgan Barry
Matilda R Piper Daur 9 Glamorgan Barry

I'm not sure of the name of Francis' gfather as it appeared differently in 1891 ans 1901.
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Francis married Louisa Knibbs in 1910.
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We can see Francis and his family in 1911, living at 16 Ffrwd Terrace, Llanbradach, Pontypridd, Glamorganshire:
Frances Edward Piper Head Married (under 1 year) M 24 Colliery Labourer Barry South Wales
Louisa Piper Wife Maried F 21 Hook Norton Oxfordshire
Francis Robert Piper Son M 1 month Llanbradach Glam

Francis was their only child before 1911.

Sources for Francis Edward PIPER:

  1. Personal Contact with Fionna Knibbs,
  2. 1911 British Census,
  3. GRO England & Wales,
  4. 1901 British Census,

Notes for Louisa KNIBBS:

Also known as: Lou

Louisa is seen aged 11 years living in the civil parish of Hook Norton at the 1901 census. Her place of birth is given as South Wales. The 1891 census gives her place of birth as Hook Norton, Oxfordshire.

Supposedly married in Q3 1910 in the Pontypridd District, Wales.

I'm told by her grand-nephew David Jenkins, that Louisa stayed in Llanbradach.

Sources for Louisa KNIBBS:

  1. 1891 Census for Hook Norton,
  2. GRO England & Wales, GRO England & Wales gives Banbury District, 2Qtr1890 
  3. Personal Contact with Fionna Knibbs,
  4. 1901 British Census,

Notes for Francis Robert PIPER:

Sources for Francis Robert PIPER:

  1. FreeBMD,
  2. 1911 British Census,
  3. GRO England & Wales,

Notes for Letitia Matilda PIPER:


Notes for Ada Lilian PIPER:


Notes for Edna May PIPER:


Notes for Beatrice Rebecca PIPER: