George Cecil KNIBBS, son of Henry George KNIBBS and Isabel Mary DICKER , was born bet. January and March, 1894 in Sutton, Surrey, England. He married Dorothy Mary WELLS 28 May 1927 in Banstead, Surrey, England. He died 03 January 1965 in Smallfield, Surrey, England. Dorothy Mary WELLS was born 07 February 1902 in Epsom District, Surrey, England. She died bet. October and December, 1982 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England.


Children of George Cecil KNIBBS and Dorothy Mary WELLS are:
1. Roland George KNIBBS, b. 12 June 1940 See Roland George KNIBBS & Christine M R GUNNER
2. Margaret Heath KNIBBS, b. Private See Albert James William GREGORY & Margaret Heath KNIBBS

Notes for George Cecil KNIBBS:

We know from a book held in the All Saints Church at Banstead, that George served in the Great War and was a private in the 1/4th Queens Rodayl West Surrey Regiment. He served in India.
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We see George, living at Wilmot Park Road, Banstead, Surrey, at the time of the 1939 Register.
He appeared to be living at the house of Olive B (Emmot) Wells, a childrfen's Nurse, aged 35, a Janet I Wells aged 33 and Margaret A Wells aged 2
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Knibbs George Cecil of Rosebank Hayes Lane Slinfold Sussex died 3 January 1965 at Redhill General Hospital Smallfield Surrey Probate Lewis 19 February to Roland George Knibbs marine engineer. Effects £986.

Sources for George Cecil KNIBBS:

  1. 1901 British Census,
  2. GRO England & Wales,
  3. Personal Contact with Helen Hitchins,
  4. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Birth Index: 1837-1983 gave Epsom District 
  5. Personal Contact with Terry Stancliffe,
  6. Ancestry.com. - England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966,
  7. 1911 British Census,
  8. Ancestry.co.uk - Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937 ,
  9. Ancestry.co.uk - Sutton, Surrey, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915,

Notes for Dorothy Mary WELLS:

Quite possibly this is Dorothy Mary Wells born q1/1902 in Epsom District, Surrey, England. Not yet confirmed though.

If so, in 1911, she was living at Willmot Cottage, Banstead, Surrey:
William Annetts Wells Head Mar 48 Clerk Stock Exchange Kensington Middlesex
Bessie Wells Wife Mar (10 years) 42 Shrewsbury Shropshire
Dorothy Mary Wells Daur 9 Sutton Surrey
Arnold John William Wells Son 7 Sutton Surrey
Olive Ellen Bessie Wells Daur 6 Sutton Surrey
Ivy Janet Wells Daur 3 Banstead Surrey
James Rowland Robert Wells Son 2 Banstead Surrey
Emma Catherine Wells Mother Wid 69 Kensington Middlesex
Lilian Wells Servant UnM 25 Domestic Servant Belgravia Middlesex
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Dorothy married George in 1927.
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We see Vera living in the Petworth District of Sussex at the time of the 1939 Register.

Sources for Dorothy Mary WELLS:

  1. Alan Jackson GRO,
  2. Personal Contact with Helen Hitchins,
  3. FreeBMD,
  4. GRO England & Wales,