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knowles family from blidworth notts

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Deborah

Deborah Report 5 Nov 2010 13:20

hi there i am trying to find out more information about the knowles family who lived in blidworth notts. Mary knowles was my 2 x great grandmother. Her father is james and mother is ann. any information would be most welcome.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 5 Nov 2010 13:23

Hello Deborah - can you give us some dates, please?

Deborah

Deborah Report 5 Nov 2010 13:28

hi there mary was born around 1835/40. her father was born around 1800, and was from blidworth. her mother was born around the same time from lincolnshire.

Deborah

Deborah Report 5 Nov 2010 13:50

sorry marys father is james knowles not william, thats her brother

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 5 Nov 2010 13:51

Deborah, could you let us know who Mary married, and when?

Where did you get her parents names from?

(Just want to double check for census searches).

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 5 Nov 2010 13:54

That's better!

1851:

KNOWLES, James Head Married M 52 1799 Ag ''lab'' Blidworth Nottinghamshire
KNOWLES, Ann Wife Married F 48 1803 Whitehall Lincolnshire
KNOWLES, Benjmin Son M 13 1838 Blidworth Nottinghamshire
KNOWLES, Francis Son M 11 1840 Blidworth Nottinghamshire
KNOWLES, Mary Daughter F 8 1843 Scholar Blidworth Nottinghamshire
KNOWLES, William J Son M 5 1846 Scholar Blidworth Nottinghamshire

RG number:
HO107 Piece:
2124 Folio:
406 Page:
8

Registration District:
Mansfield Sub District:
Blidworth Enumeration District:
1C, 2 & 3 Ecclesiastical Parish:

Civil Parish:
St Mary Municipal Borough:
Address:
Brick Kiln Houses, St Mary County:
Nottinghamshire

(I'll delete the other one)

Deborah

Deborah Report 5 Nov 2010 13:55

hi mary married george bird around 1865/7 in blidworth. i found her fathers name on the marriage cert. i found her mother was living with mary and george in blidworth after james had died. i think Bird is spelt wrong on the census (BORD)

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 5 Nov 2010 13:58

Now that I think I have the right family as a reference point, what sort of information are you trying to find out?

Sharon

Sharon Report 6 Nov 2010 12:36

possible baptism of 3 of james and ann knowles children
benjamin 29 4 1839 blidworth father a labourer
martha and salome 28 2 1847 blidworth

burials
martha and salome 5 3 1847 blidworth infants

Deborah

Deborah Report 6 Nov 2010 22:09

thank you for the help and information you have supplied, this will really help. i am trying to find a marriage of james and ann if possible.

Reggie

Reggie Report 26 Apr 2013 13:08

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1323850