Frederick Henry KNIBBS, son of Harry KNIBBS and Emma Jane OCKWELL , was born 15 February 1896 in Kensington, London, Middlesex, England. He married Edith Elizabeth ROMANS bet. April and June, 1918 in Swindon District, Wiltshire, England. He died 12 August 1958 in Yeovil District, Somerset, England. Edith Elizabeth ROMANS was born bet. July and September, 1892 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. She died bet. October and December, 1929 in Sherbourne District, Dorset, England.


Children of Frederick Henry KNIBBS and Edith Elizabeth ROMANS are:
1. Marjorie KNIBBS, b. bet. January and March, 1919

Marriage Notes for Frederick Henry KNIBBS\Edith Elizabeth ROMANS:

Other Marriages/Unions for Frederick Henry KNIBBS:
See Frederick Henry KNIBBS & Ethel Annie HILL


Notes for Frederick Henry KNIBBS:



Click on the image to see a larger version showing Frederick (we think he is second from the left) with his parents, sisters Doris and Gladys and brother Frank. It was taken at his father Harry Knibbs' house at "Aynho", Blunsden, Wiltshire, England in about 1946.
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We see Frederick and Edith living at 2 Dairy Fields, Yeovil, Somerset, at the time of the 1939 Register.
Living at the same address was Catherine S Hill, 72.
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Knibbs Frederick Henry of 2 Daisyfield Rimpton Yeovil Somerset died 12 August 1958 Administration Bristol 19 November to Ethel Annie Knibbs widow. Effects £668 2s. 10d.

Sources for Frederick Henry KNIBBS:

  1. 1901 British Census, 1901 British Census gives middle name Thomas 
  2. GRO England & Wales,
  3. Personal Contact with Ian Cameron,
  4. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1983 
  5. GWR Records,
  6. Ancestry.com. - England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966,
  7. 1911 British Census,
  8. 1939 Register,

Notes for Edith Elizabeth ROMANS:

Edith's parents were George Romans and Rosina Elizabeth Smith. They married in the district of Highworth, Wiltshire, during q4/1889.
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We see Edith's parents in 1891, living at 23 Eastcott Hill, Swindon, Wltshire:
George Romans Head Mar 25 Boilermaker Chiseldon Wilts
Rosina E Romans Wife Mar 24 Swindon Wilts
Elsie A Romans Daur 5 months Swindon Wilts
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Quite probably, it's Edith and her parents and siblings living at Stratton St. Margaret at the 1901 census:
George Romans Head Mar 35 Inspector & Materials For Boiler Makers Wilts Chiseldon
Rosina Romans Wife Mar 34 Wilts Swindon Wilts
Edith Romans Daur 8 Wilts Swindon
Elsie Romans Daur 10 Wilts Swindon
Gladys Romans Daur 2 Wilts Stratton St Margaret
Stanley Romans Son 6 Wilts Stratton St Margaret
Winifred Romans Daur 3M Wilts Stratton St Margaret
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In 1911, they were living at 67 Ferndale Road, Swindon, Wiltshire:
George Romans Head 45 Mar Boilermaker and Inspector of Material Chiseldon Swindon Wilts
Rosina Elizabeth Romans Wife 44 Mar (21 years) Swindon Wilts
Edith Elizabeth Romans Daur 18 UnM Tailors Machinist Swindon Wilts
Stanley George Romans Son 16 Tailors Apprentice Upper Stratton Swindon Wilts
Gladys Mabel Romans Daur 12 School Upper Stratton Swindon Wilts
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Edith married Frederick Knibbs in 1918.

Sources for Edith Elizabeth ROMANS:

  1. 1901 British Census, gave the location 
  2. FreeBMD, gave Sep 1892 at Highworth District, Wiltshire 
  3. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1983 

Notes for Marjorie KNIBBS:

Sources for Marjorie KNIBBS:

  1. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1983