William KNIBBS, son of Henry KNIBBS and Elizabeth ORTON , was born 17 June 1870 in Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He married Harriet KNIGHT bet. July and September, 1892 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England. He died UNKNOWN. Harriet KNIGHT was born bet. January and March, 1866 in Nailsea, Bristol, Somerset, England. She died bet. January and March, 1930 in Birmingham District, Warwickshire, England.


Children of William KNIBBS and Harriet KNIGHT are:
1. Henry William KNIBBS, b. bet. January and March, 1893
2. Frederick KNIBBS, b. bet. April and June, 1895
3. Harriet Gertrude KNIBBS, b. 29 May 1903
4. Albert Ernest KNIBBS, b. bef. 01 August 1897 See Albert Ernest KNIBBS & Mary HIGNEY

Marriage Notes for William KNIBBS\Harriet KNIGHT:

William and Harriet married at the Church of Holy Trinity, West Bromwich


Notes for William KNIBBS:

William can be seen in the 1901 census with his wife and two sons, living in Birmingham. His name is wrongly transcribed as Knilbs.
William Knilbs 30 Birmingham Birmingham Brass Turner
Harriet Knilbs 31 Nailsey Bristol
Henry Knilbs 8 Birmingham Birmingham 
Frederick Knilbs 6 Birmingham Birmingham
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In 1911, William and his family can be seen living at 3 Bk 21, Sheepcote Lane, Birmingham:
William Knibbs Head 40 Mar Machine Minder Gun Trade Warwick Birmingham
Harriet Knibbs Wife 40 Mar (18 years) Bristol Nailsea
Frederick Knibbs Son 16 Warwick Birmingham
Gertrude Harriet Knibbs Daur 7 Warwick Birmingham
William Coney Newphew 29 Mar Tin Stamper Warwick Birmingham
William Coney Nephew's Son 8 Warwick Birmingham

The census shows us that they'd had 5 children, but 3 of them died before 1911.
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We see Walter and his daughter Gertrude living at 23 Sheepcote Lane, Birmingham, Warwickshire, at the time of the 1939 Register.
Also at the address were Mary T Plant, 59, Paid Housekeeper, and Mary Corbett, 19, Hairdressers Assistant.

Sources for William KNIBBS:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. GRO England & Wales,
  3. FreeBMD, FreeBMD gave Aston District 
  4. 1939 Register,
  5. 1901 British Census,
  6. 1911 British Census,
  7. Ancestry.co.uk - Birmingham, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912,

Notes for Harriet KNIGHT:

I believe this is Harriet's family living at 21 Lower Trinity Street, West Bromwich, Stafford, England at the time of the 1881 census:
Harry KNIGHT Head M Male 49 Nailsea, Somerset, England Glass Maker
Louisa KNIGHT Wife M Female 49 Nailsea, Somerset, England
John KNIGHT Son U Male 28 Nailsea, Somerset, England Glass Maker
Willm. KNIGHT Son U Male 21 Nailsea, Somerset, England Glass Maker
George KNIGHT Son U Male 17 Nailsea, Somerset, England Glass Maker
Harriet KNIGHT Dau U Female 14 Nailsea, Somerset, England
Clara KNIGHT Dau U Female 12 Nailsea, Somerset, Engla
Albert KNIGHT Son U Male 10 Nailsea, Somerset, Engla
Sarah KNIGHT Dau U Female 6 Nailsea, Somerset, England
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In 1891, the Knight family were living at 12a Lower Trinity Street, West Bromwich, Stafordshire:
Henry Knight Head Mar 59 Glass Worker Somersetshire Nailsea
Louisa Wright Wife Mar 58 Somersetshire Nailsea
George Wright Son UnM 26 Glass Maker Somersetshire Nailsea
Harriet Wright Daur UnM 24 Somersetshire Nailsea
Herbert Wright Son UnM 21 Tool Grinder Somersetshire Nailsea
Sarah Wright Daur UnM 16 Staffordshire West Bromwich
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Harriet married William in 1892.

Sources for Harriet KNIGHT:

  1. FreeBMD, FreeBMD gave Bedminster District 
  2. 1901 British Census,

Notes for Henry William KNIBBS:

Henry died aged just 16.

Sources for Henry William KNIBBS:

  1. 1901 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD,
  3. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1983 
  4. Ancestry.co.uk - Birmingham, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912,

Notes for Frederick KNIBBS:

Frederick died aged just 16.

Sources for Frederick KNIBBS:

  1. 1901 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD,
  3. Ancestry.co.uk - Birmingham, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912,

Notes for Harriet Gertrude KNIBBS:

Also known as: Gertrude Harriet

Harriet didn't marry.

Sources for Harriet Gertrude KNIBBS:

  1. FreeBMD,
  2. 1939 Register,
  3. GRO England & Wales,