Henry George KNIBBS, son of Henry KNIBBS and Annie Elizabeth GARRETT , was born 1866 in Epsom District, Surrey, England. He married Isabel Mary DICKER bet. July and September, 1893 in Croydon District, Surrey, England. He died 22 May 1902 in Lambeth, London, England. Isabel Mary DICKER, daughter of Richard DICKER and Caroline RICE , was born 15 November 1872 in Wellow, Somerset, England. She died 30 July 1961 in Carshalton, Surrey, England.


Children of Henry George KNIBBS and Isabel Mary DICKER are:
1. George Cecil KNIBBS, b. bet. January and March, 1894 See George Cecil KNIBBS & Dorothy Mary WELLS
2. Isabel Margaret KNIBBS, b. 11 February 1895 See Victor St. John ROBINSON & Isabel Margaret KNIBBS
3. Annie Beatrice KNIBBS, b. 21 March 1897
4. Richard Philip KNIBBS, b. 13 February 1899 See Richard Philip KNIBBS & Bessie Mildred JORDAN
5. Winifred Caroline KNIBBS, b. 28 November 1900 See Thomas Robinson JENNER & Winifred Caroline KNIBBS
6. Henry Christopher KNIBBS, b. 22 February 1902

Marriage Notes for Henry George KNIBBS\Isabel Mary DICKER:




The wedding between Henry George and Isabel Dicker in 1893 (click to enlarge, and hover the cursor over each face for the names to be revealed).
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Isabel is given as Isabel Mary in the FreeBMD database.
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The bridesmaids at the wedding were Annie Dicker and Henry's sisters Annie and Mary Knibbs.

Other Marriages/Unions for Isabel Mary DICKER:
See Victor S ROBINSON & Isabel Mary DICKER


Notes for Henry George KNIBBS:

Also known as: George




Henry George and his sister Annie taken, I would guess, in about 1871. (click to enlarge)
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Henry is listed in Kelly's London Suburban Directory 1896 at York Villa, on the East Side of Waterloo Road, Sutton, Surrey.
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In 1891, I believe it was this Henry G Knibbs, age 25, who was one of the staff located at London Bridge, then part of the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway Company. His role was listed as that of Clerk.
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Henry appears in the 1901 census for England and Wales, living at Heathside, Banstead, Surrey with his wife and children:
Henry George Knibbs Head 35 Clerk (Railway Head Office) Banstead Surrey Clerk Railway Head Office
Isabel Mary Knibbs Wife 28 Wellow Somerset  
George Cecil Knibbs Son 7 Sutton Surrey  
Isabel Margaret Knibbs Daur 6 Sutton Surrey
Annie Beatrice Knibbs Daur 4 Banstead Surrey  
Richard Philip Knibbs Son 2 Banstead Surrey
Winifred Caroline Knibbs Daur 4m Banstead Surrey

Living with them was Annie Peters aged 19, a Domestic Servant born Dulwich, Surrey, England.
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Like his father before him, Henry George Knibbs was a keen member of the Banstead cricket club and is pictured here with other members on 1 Aug 1898.
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Henry was killed by a horse drawn carriage on a visit to London.
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Knibbs Henry George of Woodmans Cottage Banstead died 22 May 1902 at the King's College Hospital Middlesex Probate London 2 August to Henry Knibbs Schoolmaster Effects £821 18s. 6d.

Sources for Henry George KNIBBS:

  1. GRO England & Wales, GRO England & Wales gives 2Qtr1866 
  2. 1901 British Census,
  3. FreeBMD,
  4. "Village School Banstead" by Irene O'Shea 1981,
  5. Personal Contact with Terry Stancliffe, gave date 
  6. Personal Contact with Helen Hitchins,
  7. Ancestry.com. - England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966,
  8. LDS IGI Records,
  9. Ancestry.co.uk - Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912,
  10. Ancestry.co.uk - Surrey, England, Burials, 1813-1987,

Notes for Isabel Mary DICKER:

Isabel can be seen in the 1881 census aged 8, living at School House, Combe St Nicholas, Somerset, England:
Richard Dicker Head Mar 36 Schoolmaster & Organist Odiham Hampshire
Caroline Dicker Wife Mar 32 Schoolmasters Wife Torquay Devon
Isabel M Dicker Daur 8 Scholar Wellow Somerset
Anne R Dicker Daur 4 Scholar St Marychurch Devon
Caroline S Dicker Daur 2 St Marychurch Devon
Sybil C Dicker Daur 10 m St Marychurch Devon
Louisa King Serv UnM 14 Servant Domestic Broadway Somerset

Isabel was a member of the schoolmaster of Woodmansterne, Surrey's family.
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In 1891 Isabel was living at School House, Woodmansterne, Croydon, Surrey:
Richard Dicker Head Mar 46 Certified Schoolteacher Hants Odihan
Caroline Dicker Wife Mar 42 Devon Torquay
Isabel May Dicker UnM 18 Somerset Wellow
George R Dicker Sopn 16 Scholar Devon St Marychurch
Ann R Dicker Daur 14 Scholar Devon St Marychurch
Caroline I Dicker Daur 12 Scholar Devon St Marychurch
Sybil C Dicker Daur 10 Scholar Devon St Marychurch
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Isabel married Henry Knibbs in 1893.
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We can see Isabel's parents and family still living at Woodmansterne in 1901:
Richard Dicker 56 Hants Odiham Surrey Woodmansterne Certificated School Master
Caroline Dicker 52 Devon Torquay Surrey Woodmansterne
George R Dicker 26 Devon Torquay Surrey Woodmansterne Savings Bank Department Civ Serv 2nd Div Clerk
Sybil S Dicker 20 Devon Torquay Surrey Woodmansterne Pupil Teacher
Anne R Dicker 24 Devon Torquay Surrey Woodmansterne Certificated School Mistress
Caroline S Dicker 22 Devon Torquay Surrey Woodmansterne Milliner
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We can see Isabel living at Epsom, Surrey at the time of the 1911 census living in the household of her parents Richard and Caroline Dicker:
Richard Dicker Head 66 Married M Teacher Pensioner Assistant Overseas Hants Odiham
Caroline Dicker Wife 62 Married (41 years) Devon Tornway
Isabel Mary Knibbs Daughter 38 Widow (18 years) Teacher Elementary Somerset Wellow
Anne Rice Dicker Daughter 34 Single Head Teacher Devon Tongway
George Cecil Knibbs Grandson 17 Single Railway Clerk Surrey Sutton
Isabel Margaret Knibbs Granddaughter 16 Single School Surrey Sutt
Annie Beatrice Knibbs Granddaughter 14 School Surrey Banstead
Richard Phillip Knibbs Grandson 12 School Surrey Banstead
Winifred Caroline Knibbs Granddaughter 10 School Surrey Banstead
Edith Mary Knibbs Servant 23 Single Mothers Help Domestic Northampton
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The census shows that Isabel had 6 children before 1911, and one of them had died.
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Knibbs Isabel Mary of 69 Sea-lane Goring-by-Sea widow doied 30 July 1961 at 31 Oxford Road Carshalton Surrey Probate London 4 October to George Cecil Knibbs retired railway clerk and Winifred Caroline Jenner widow. £Effects £1797 17s.

Sources for Isabel Mary DICKER:

  1. 1901 British Census,
  2. 1881 British Census,
  3. "Village School Banstead" by Irene O'Shea 1981,
  4. FreeBMD, FreeBMD gave date and Bath District, Somerset 
  5. 1939 Register,
  6. Ancestry.com. - England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966,
  7. 1911 British Census,

Notes for Annie Beatrice KNIBBS:

Also known as: Nancy or Nannie

Annie didn't ever marry.
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We see Annie. living with her sister Isabel and brother-in-law Victor St. John Robinson at 38 Oxford Road, Carshalton, Surrey, at the time of the 1939 Register.
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Knibbs Anni Beatrice otherwise Nannie Beatrice of 5 Hill-road Carshalton Surrey Spinster died 1 December 1953 at St Bartholomews hospital London E.C.1 Probate London 10 February to Victor St. John Robinson civil servant and Wallace George Hilling commercial artist. Effects £8187 3s. 11d.

Sources for Annie Beatrice KNIBBS:

  1. GRO England & Wales,
  2. Personal Contact with Helen Hitchins, Personal contact with Helen Hitchins gave year 
  3. 1901 British Census,
  4. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1983 
  5. Ancestry.com. - England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966,
  6. 1939 Register,

Notes for Henry Christopher KNIBBS:

Sources for Henry Christopher KNIBBS:

  1. Personal Contact with Helen Hitchins,
  2. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1983 gave Epsom District 
  3. Ancestry.co.uk - Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912,
  4. Ancestry.co.uk - Surrey, England, Burials, 1813-1987,