Frank Bertram KNIBBS, son of Frank French KNIBBS and Mary FERRIS , was born 29 April 1903 in Sydenham, London, Middlesex, England. He married Amy Adelaide BAILEY bet. October and December, 1932 in Portsmouth District, Hampshire, England. He died September 1991 in Ealing District, London, England. Amy Adelaide BAILEY was born 26 November 1906 in Paddington District, London, Middlesex, England. She died February 1999 in Ealing District, London, England.


Children of Frank Bertram KNIBBS and Amy Adelaide BAILEY are:
1. Rodney Stewart KNIBBS, b. 10 February 1944 See Rodney Stewart KNIBBS & Susan Doris WOOLLETT
2. Adele M KNIBBS, b. Private See David J CUTHBERT & Adele M KNIBBS
3. Frank J KNIBBS, b. bet. January and March, 1934 See Frank J KNIBBS & Pamela A HEWLETT

Marriage Notes for Frank Bertram KNIBBS\Amy Adelaide BAILEY:


Notes for Frank Bertram KNIBBS:



Frank aged 16 in 1919 (click to enlarge)


See Frank's Mechant Navy Certificate, CR1 Certificate


It seems that Frank joined the Merchant Navy as a Saloon Boy from Jun 1919.
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Frank B Knibbs is listed in the London Metropolitan Police database under the Harrow Road Division: 
Date Warrant First name Last name Rank Number Division Reason
13/12/1926 116042 FRANK B KNIBBS PC 297 X JOINED
24/03/1930 116042 FRANK KNIBBS PC 297 X To 75 2nd
09/08/1933 116042 FRANK KNIBBS PC 75 2nd To 1208 X 14/08/1933
28/11/1933 116042 FRANK KNIBBS PC 1208 X To 328 T 01/12/1933

We know from this he was a member of the Metropolitan Police force for at least these years, and probably many more.
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We see Frank and Amy living at 21 Belsize Avenue, Ealing. Middlesex at the time of the 1939 Register.

Sources for Frank Bertram KNIBBS:

  1. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Marriage Index: 1984-2004 
  2. www.policeorders.co.uk,
  3. CR1 Certificate,
  4. 1939 Register,

Notes for Amy Adelaide BAILEY:

We see Amy in 1911, living at 6 Hormead Road, Paddington, London:
James Baily Head Mar 35 Railway Goods Porter Marylebone
Adelaide Bailey EWife Mar (6 years) 28 Paddington
Amy Bailey Daur 5 Paddoington
Agnes Bailey Daur 1 Paddington
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Amy married Frank in 1932.

Sources for Amy Adelaide BAILEY:

  1. Ancestry.com,
  2. FreeBMD,
  3. GRO England & Wales, from FindMyPast.com