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George Toghill Knight

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william george

william george Report 20 Mar 2013 11:27

Hello, looking for parents of George Toghill Knight born abt 1815 in Chipping Sodbury. Was the Inn Keeper of the White Hart in Bitton South Glos. in 1843?
His wife was formally Emily Wickham

Thanks Bill Knight


Reggie Report 20 Mar 2013 11:30

Buy the marriage cert...for father's details

Marriages Dec 1843 (>99%)

KNIGHT George Foghill Chipg. Sodbury 11 279
Knight George Toghill Chipg Sodbury 11 279
WICKHAM Emily Chipping Sodby 11 279


Reggie Report 20 Mar 2013 11:31

Have you looked for a baptism for him on the IGI?


Reggie Report 20 Mar 2013 11:33

1841 census is of no help

Person: KNIGHT, George Address: Grick Stone, Horton

GALE, William M 40 1801 Gloucestershire VIEW
KNIGHT, George M 25 1816 Gloucestershire VIEW
BROWN, Ann F 50 1791 VIEW
CHIVERS, James M 18 1823 VIEW
Piece: 358 Book/Folio: 12 Page: 19
Registration District: Chipping Sodbury
Civil Parish: Horton Municipal Borough:


Andrew Report 20 Mar 2013 11:40

Thomas Knight married Betty Toghill at Dirham, Gloucestershire 24 June 1809.

Info fromIGI.

Can't tell if correct parents for your George. As Reggie says, his marriage will have fathers name if known.



Cynthia Report 21 Mar 2013 13:38

Welcome to the Community boards Bill :-D