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William Knighton, LL.D.

Male 1826 - 1900  (74 years)


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  • Name William Knighton  [1, 2, 3
    Suffix LL.D. 
    Born 16 Jan 1826  Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • Date according to Debrett’s Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage 1885
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  St Nicholas, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1881  Lewisham, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Marital Status: Married; Relationship to Head: Head 
    Residence 1891  St Leonard Silver Hill, St Matthew, St Leonard, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1891  St Leonard's-on-Sea, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Silverhill 
    Died 31 Mar 1900  St Leonard's-on-Sea, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Tileworth, Silverhill
    Probate 1 Jun 1900  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 1 Jun 1900  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    _DEG Giessen, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    LL. D. 
    Person ID I23967  Swetenham

    Father Richard J. Knighton,   b. Abt 1800 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F17598  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Richard Ingham Knighton,   b. 1789, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1826  (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane Ann Bowes,   b. 12 Jan 1787, Downholme, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F18073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Louisa Agnes Duhan,   b. 18 Aug 1827, Calcutta, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1882, Sydenham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1847  Calcutta, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Edgar James Knighton,   b. 11 Oct 1848, Chr. Calcutta, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1849, Calcutta, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     2. Emma Louisa Knighton,   b. 18 Oct 1849, Bhagulpore, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1943, Chudleigh, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)  [natural]
     3. Edgar James Secundus Knighton,   b. Bef 7 Apr 1852, Chelsea, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 Jul 1868, Rochester, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 16 years)  [natural]
     4. Malcolm Richard Knighton,   b. 9 Aug 1862, Gonda, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1862  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F17519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Charlotte Augusta Dring Drake,   b. 10 Mar 1838, Albany, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1922, Reigate, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Jul 1883  Lewisham, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S102] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;).

    2. [S207] 1881 England Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), Class: RG11; Piece: 736; Folio: 8; Page: 9; GSU roll: 1341171.

    3. [S143] 1891 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;), The National Archives of the UK (TNA); Kew, Surrey, England; Census Returns of England and Wales, 1891; Class: RG12; Piece: 766; Folio: 86; Page: 17; GSU roll: 6095876.

    4. [S1400] Debrett's illustrated baronetage and knightage (and companionage), (Date: 1885;), Knighton, Creation 1813, of Blendworth, Hants.
      Collateral Branch living.
      Issue of the late Richard Ingham Knighton, Esq., cousin of 2nd baronet, b. 1789,
      d. 1826: m. Jane Ann, da. of James Bowes, Esq., of Yorkshire :
      William, LL.D., b. Jan. 16th, 1826 ; formerly one of H. M.'s Assist. Commrs. in Oudh author of
      “Forest Life in Ceylon," "The Private Life of an Eastern King,” “European Turkey," &c., is a
      Fellow and Member of Council of Roy. So. of Literature: m. 1st, 18-, Louisa Agnes, who d. 18-,
      da. of James Duhan, Esq., Opium Agent, Bhagulpore, Bengal : 2ndly, 18-, Charlotte Augusta,
      da. of Sir W. H. Drake, K. C. B.,and widow C. H. Marshall, Esq., Glengallan, Darling Downs,
      Australia, and has issue living (by 1st marriage), Louisa Emma : m. 18-, Surg.-Maj.J. H. Condon,
      M.D., of the Bengal S.C. Residence, The Cedars, Sydenham, S.E. club, Junior Athenaeum.

    5. [S114] 1871 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), The National Archives; Kew, London, England; 1871 England Census; Class: RG10; Piece: 902; Folio: 65; Page: 1; GSU roll: 823488.

    6. [S999] India, Select Marriages, 1792-1948, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2014;).