was born on 29 August 1789 and baptised on
27 September 1789 in Ardingly and buried there on 23 February 1792 aged 2
was born on 7 May 1792 and baptised on 20
May 1792 in Ardingly. In her fatherís will of 1836 she was described as
the widow of
by banns on 1 November 1814 in Cuckfield.
She was a spinster and he a bachelor and they were both of Cuckfield.
was baptised on 17 August 1794 in
Lindfield, Sussex. His fatherís will mentions that in 1836, William was married
on 21 March 1821 in Cowfold, Sussex. At
the time of their marriage William was of Cuckfield and signed his name,
whilst Ruth was of Cowfold and made her X mark. The witnesses to
their marriage were
Ruth was baptised on 7 August
1803 in Slaugham and was the daughter of
(c1780-1864). The death of
a Ruth Knowles was registered in the second quarter of
1852 in the Lewes registration district.
In 1841 the family were living in Cuckfield.
William and Ruth had the following known children:
Harriet Knowles was born about 1821. She married James
Botting before 1841.
William Knowles was born about 1826. He was 15 years old when
the 1841 census was recorded.
Sarah Knowles was baptised on
4 June 1826 in Cuckfield.
Anscombe by banns
on 16 September 1854 in Bolney. He was then a bachelor and
labourer and she a spinster and domestic servant. Their fathers
were named as Allen Anscombe and William
Knowles who were both labourers. The witnesses to their
marriage were Philip
Scutt and Thomas Attree.
baptised on 1 April 1827 in Bolney and was the son of Allen
Anscombe and Mary Scutt.
John Knowles was born about 1827. He was 14 years old in
Elizabeth Knowles was baptised on 30 December 1827 in
Helen Knowles was baptised on 1 August 1830 in Cuckfield. She was 11 years old in
1841 and the census recorded her name as Ellen Knowles. In 1851 she was an unmarried 20 year old house servant in home
of Elizabeth B. Shaw at Brickyard in Keymer.
Catherine Knowles was baptised on 1 April 1832 in Cuckfield.
She was 9 years old in 1841 and the census recorded her name as
Knowles, my 3x
was baptised on 8 January 1797 in Lindfield. She married
Tulet (1796-1877) in 1816.
(They have their own page.)
was baptised on 25 December 1798 in
Lindfield. In her fatherís will she was described as the wife of
Elizabeth married John
by banns on 27 September 1828 at St. Nicholas, Brighton. John was a
widower and Elizabeth a spinster. They were both of Brighton and both
signed their names. The witnesses to their marriage were
John was baptised on 12 July
1795 in Albourne, Sussex and was the son of
and Mary Hubern.
John may have previously married either
on 31 March 1817 in Brighton, or
on 7 April 1817 in Cuckfield.
In 1851 the family were living in Ansty
Lane, Cuckfield, and John was a sawyer.
was baptised on 26 October 1800 in
Lindfield. She had an illegitimate son:
John Charles Field Knowles,
was mentioned in his Grandfatherís 1836 will.
by banns on 28 May 1822 at St. Nicholas, Brighton. James was a bachelor
and Amelia a spinster, and they were both of Brighton. James made his
mark, but Amelia signed her name. The witnesses to their marriage were
(X) and ? (can not read).
was baptised on 27 June 1802 in Lindfield. In her fatherís will she was described as the wife of
Edward Willford by banns on 13 June
1825 at St. Nicholas, Brighton. Edward was a bachelor and Frances a
spinster. They were both of Brighton and both signed their names. The
witnesses to their marriage were
George Alderston and
In 1841 the couple were living in Francis Street, Brighton and Edward was
a 40 year old letter carrier. Also with them on census night was 15
year old Sarah Willford and 2 year old Mary Street. Frances
was a widow by 1851 and she was then living at 11 Tidy Street in Brighton,
where she was a dressmaker.
Edward and Frances had 1 known daughter:
Sarah Ann Willford was baptised on 26 March 1826 in Cuckfield.