Percy Knight

b. circa 1869
FatherJesse Knight b. 22 May 1836, d. 21 Oct 1907
MotherEliza Piercy b. c 1849
     Percy Knight was born circa 1869 at Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Jesse Knight and Eliza Piercy.
Percy Knight married Louisa Harriet Mahoney in 1895 at Brighton, Sussex, England.2

Family

Louisa Harriet Mahoney
Marriage*
Percy Knight married Louisa Harriet Mahoney in 1895 at Brighton, Sussex, England.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S70] 1881 Census for England, "Class: RG11; Piece: 1067; Folio: 118; Page: 15; GSU roll: 1341252."
  2. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jul-Sep 1895, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 394."

Percy Frederick Jesse Knight

b. 1897
FatherPercy Knight b. c 1869
MotherLouisa Harriet Mahoney
     Percy Frederick Jesse Knight was born in 1897 at Brighton, Sussex, England. He was the son of Percy Knight and Louisa Harriet Mahoney.

Family

Child

Rhoda Knight

b. 10 June 1838
FatherFrederick Knight b. 25 Mar 1795, d. 20 Dec 1862
MotherSarah Wickens b. 25 Jan 1795, d. 20 Mar 1877
     Rhoda Knight was baptized on 10 June 1838 at St John the Baptist, Wivelsfield, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Frederick Knight and Sarah Wickens.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Richard Knight

b. 4 August 1748
FatherWilliam Knight
MotherSarah Moor
     Richard Knight was baptized on 4 August 1748 at St Simon & St Jude, East Dean, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of William Knight and Sarah Moor.
Richard Knight was buried on 7 April 1752 at St Mary's, Eastbourne, Sussex, England, "son of William and Sarah."2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "son of William and Sarah."

Sarah Knight

b. 10 March 1649
FatherNoah Knight d. 1681
MotherAnn Barber alias Nynne b. 24 Apr 1615, d. 1681
     Sarah Knight was baptized on 10 March 1649 at Rotherfield, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Noah Knight and Ann Barber alias Nynne.
Sarah Knight married Thomas Catt on 26 July 1670 at Rotherfield, Sussex, England.

Family

Thomas Catt
Marriage*
Sarah Knight married Thomas Catt on 26 July 1670 at Rotherfield, Sussex, England

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "GS Film number: 1067279."

Sarah Knight

b. circa 1743, d. 1819
     Sarah Knight was born circa 1743 at Sussex, England.
Sarah Knight married Thomas Breach, son of Richard Breach and Elizabeth Copper, on 9 April 1769 at West Dean, Eastbourne, Sussex, England, both of this parish. Witnesses: William Copper and John Sergeant.1
Sarah Knight died in 1819 at West Dean, Eastbourne, Sussex, England.
Sarah Knight was buried on 14 October 1819 at All Saints, West Dean, Eastbourne, Sussex, England, "76 years old."2

Family

Thomas Breach b. 2 May 1742, d. 1800
Marriage*
Sarah Knight married Thomas Breach, son of Richard Breach and Elizabeth Copper, on 9 April 1769 at West Dean, Eastbourne, Sussex, England, both of this parish. Witnesses: William Copper and John Sergeant.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Sarah Knight

b. 1881
FatherJesse Knight b. 22 May 1836, d. 21 Oct 1907
MotherEliza Piercy b. c 1849
     Sarah Knight was born in 1881 at Wivelsfield, Sussex, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Jesse Knight and Eliza Piercy.

Citations

  1. [S72] 1901 Census for England "Class: RG13; Piece: 939; Folio: 10; Page: 12."
  2. [S70] 1881 Census for England, "Class: RG11; Piece: 1067; Folio: 118; Page: 15; GSU roll: 1341252."

Sophia Knight

b. 26 September 1824, d. 1890
FatherFrederick Knight b. 25 Mar 1795, d. 20 Dec 1862
MotherSarah Wickens b. 25 Jan 1795, d. 20 Mar 1877
     Sophia Knight was baptized on 26 September 1824 at Wivelsfield, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of Frederick Knight and Sarah Wickens.
In the 18611 census, Sophia's place of birth is given as Wivelsfield, but in 1871 it is given as Ditchling.1,2
Sophia Knight married William Knight, son of Edward Knight, on 20 January 1849 at Chailey, Sussex, England.3
On 7 April 1861 Sophia Knight and William Knight lived at Longridge Farm, Chailey, Sussex, England.2
On 3 April 1871 Sophia Knight and William Knight lived at Longridge Farm, Chailey, Sussex, England.1
Sophia Knight died in 1890 at Lewes, Sussex, England. Age 66 years.

Family

William Knight b. 23 Apr 1815, d. 1878
Marriage*
Sophia Knight married William Knight, son of Edward Knight, on 20 January 1849 at Chailey, Sussex, England.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S69] 1871 Census for England, "Class: RG10; Piece: 1066; Folio: 21; Page: 10; GSU roll: 827491."
  2. [S68] 1861 Census for England, "Class: RG 9; Piece: 585; Folio: 19; Page: 7; GSU roll: 542666."
  3. [S587] Marriage certificate of William Knight and Sophia Knight, married 20 Jan 1849 in the Registration District of Lewes, Sussex, England (GRO Index Ref: Vol 7 Page 469).

Sophia Knight

b. 1854
FatherWilliam Knight b. 23 Apr 1815, d. 1878
MotherSophia Knight b. 26 Sep 1824, d. 1890
     Sophia Knight was born in 1854 at Chailey, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of William Knight and Sophia Knight.

Susanna Knight

b. 9 October 1751, d. 4 February 1829
FatherWilliam Knight
MotherSarah Moor
     Susanna Knight was baptized on 9 October 1751 at St Mary's, Eastbourne, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of William Knight and Sarah Moor.
Susanna Knight married Joseph Wilkins, son of Thomas Wilkins and Susanna Carter, on 31 January 1774 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England, Both of this parish. Witnesses; Thos. MUGRIDGE, John HURT.2
Joseph and Susannah were beneficiaries of Susanna's father William Knight's will made 5 Apr 1809 and proved 22 Mar 1810.3
Susanna Knight witnessed the will of William Knight dated 5 April 1809 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England.
Susanna Knight died on 4 February 1829 at Workhouse at age 77. According to other trees.

Family

Joseph Wilkins b. 27 Feb 1750/51, d. 1827
Marriage*
Susanna Knight married Joseph Wilkins, son of Thomas Wilkins and Susanna Carter, on 31 January 1774 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England, Both of this parish. Witnesses; Thos. MUGRIDGE, John HURT.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S266] Index to Sussex People, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "Source: 88, entry: 67263."

Thomas Knight

b. 15 October 1826, d. 30 November 1915
FatherFrederick Knight b. 25 Mar 1795, d. 20 Dec 1862
MotherSarah Wickens b. 25 Jan 1795, d. 20 Mar 1877
     Thomas Knight was baptized on 15 October 1826 at Wivelsfield, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Frederick Knight and Sarah Wickens.
Thomas Knight married Fanny Ann Uridge in 1854 at Brighton, Sussex, England.
Thomas Knight married Caroline Allfrey in 1869 at Brighton, Sussex, England.
Thomas Knight died on 30 November 1915 at Sussex, England, at age 89.

Family 1

Fanny Ann Uridge b. 1828, d. 4 Jun 1866
Marriage*
Thomas Knight married Fanny Ann Uridge in 1854 at Brighton, Sussex, England

Family 2

Caroline Allfrey b. c 1823, d. 1899
Marriage*
Thomas Knight married Caroline Allfrey in 1869 at Brighton, Sussex, England

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Timothy Knight

b. 5 September 1819, d. 1895
FatherFrederick Knight b. 25 Mar 1795, d. 20 Dec 1862
MotherSarah Wickens b. 25 Jan 1795, d. 20 Mar 1877
     Timothy Knight was baptized on 5 September 1819 at Wivelsfield, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Frederick Knight and Sarah Wickens.
Timothy Knight witnessed the marriage of William Knight and Naomi Knight on 9 September 1839 at Wivelsfield, Sussex, England; William is of Chailey, Elizabeth is of Wivelsfield.2
Timothy Knight married Mary Ann Vigor in 1844 at Ticehurst, Sussex, England.
Timothy Knight married Frances Port circa 1868 at Sussex, England.
Timothy Knight died in 1895 at Sussex, England.

Family 1

Mary Ann Vigor b. c 1825, d. 1868
Marriage*
Timothy Knight married Mary Ann Vigor in 1844 at Ticehurst, Sussex, England

Family 2

Frances Port b. c 1824
Marriage*
Timothy Knight married Frances Port circa 1868 at Sussex, England

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "Occupation: Blacksmith. Abode: Plumpton."
  2. [S588] Marriage certificate of William Knight and Naomi Knight, married 9 Sep 1839 in the Registration District of Lewes, Sussex, England (GRO Index Ref: Vol 7 Page 425).

William Knight

     William Knight married Sarah Moor on 26 November 1745 at East Dean, Sussex, England.1
William Knight married Lydia Taylor on 11 July 1799 at St Mary's, Eastbourne, Sussex, England, William is a widower.1
William Knight left a will made on 5 April 1809 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England.
In the name of God Amen I William Knight of Eastbourn in the County of Sussex schoolmaster duly considering that it is appointed for all men to die and being mindful of the uncertainty of that great change when it shall please God to call me hence do make this my last Will and Testament of and concerning all my real and personal estate being copyhold the same having been surrendered to the use of my Will which it hath pleased Almighty God to bless me with in such manner as herein after is mentioned.
First I give and bequeath to Lydia my wife the sum of twenty pounds and to be paid her within a month after my decease and ten pounds per annum to be paid her by Thomas and Mary Rollison out of the property that shall be here after mentioned and sixteen pounds per annum to be paid her be Joseph and Susanna Wilkins out of the property that shall be here after mentioned during her life with her living in the parlour and the chambers over the same and pantry being a part of the messuage or tenement that we reside in with the furniture of the two said rooms the furniture to be at her use so long as she continues in the same which are the register stove, pier glass, cupboard, pictures and carpet. If the said Lydia Knight should? marry (the above is void) she shall leave the said parlour, chamber &c and instead of the twenty six pounds per annum. She shall have her thirds of the rents of Thos and Mary Rollison and of Jas and Susanna Wilkins after the repairs and taxes paid.
Second I give unto Thomas and Mary Rollison his wife all that messuage or tenement and two small gardens that I now occupy with the remainder part of the furniture unless it shall be wanted to pay my debts a waggon house and a seven stall stable adjoining the same and the garden to the eastward to the width of the said messuage or tenement – two small gardens waggon house and stable. After the decease of the said Thomas and Mary Rollison I give the aforesaid premises &c unto William Rollison the second son of Thomas and Mary Rollison and his heirs. If the said Willm Rollison has no heirs then unto his brother Henry Rollison and his heirs - .... the said Henry Rollison has no heir then it shall go unto his eldest male nephew of the name of Rollison. Likewise I give unto Sarah Rollison the daughter of Thos and Mary Rollison twenty crown pieces which I have by me.
Third I give unto Joseph and Susanna Wilkins his wife all that house shop and bake house that he rents of me with the messuage or tenement adjoining his house and shop. Likewise the slaughter house and stable and that part of the old Play House that is between his house and the seven stall stable with the garden to the whole width of the premises and the two small gardens that join the bake house. After the decease of Jos Wilkins and Susanna his wife I give all that house, shop and bake house and garden that joins the bake house to the southward and the yard for ... within the fence unto Mary Wilkins and Jane Wilkins her sister as joint heirs daughters of the said Jos and Susanna Wilkins and there heirs, if there should be no heir, then unto the eldest daughter of Joseph Wilkins there brother. After the death of Jos Wilkins and Susanna his wife I give unto Joseph Wilkins there second son all that messuage or tenement adjoining the house and shop with the slaughter house, stable and garden that joins the same, and the garden to the width of the whole of his fathers premises. And after the decease of Jos Wilkins ... ... I give unto his son Joseph Wilkins and his heirs all that messuage or tenement slaughter house stable and gardens the whole which I have given to her father. That part of the Old Play House that is between the house and shop and the seven stall stable – with that part of the yard to the width of it I give unto Thomas Wilkins the youngest son of Jos and Susanna Wilkins after there decease and to the eldest son of Thos Wilkins after his decease – if the said Thomas Wilkins has no heir then it shall go to the youngest son of Joseph Wilkins and Mary his wife.
I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint Mr Thos White of Eastbourn builder one executor for which I give him five guineas – and Thos Rollison senr of Willingdon the other executor and after my just debts and funeral expences are paid the money that is left (if any) to be equally divided between George Wilkins the son of Jos and Susanna Wilkins and Thos Rollison, John Rollison and James Rollison the sons of Thos and Mary Rollison. Of this my Will hereby revoking all former Wills and request by me at any time heretofore made and declaring this only to be my last Will and Testament. In testimony where of I the said William Knight the testator have set my hand and seal this fifth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nine. W Knight
Signed sealed published and declared by the said William Knight the testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses here to. Stephen Iggulden; William Hyland; Charles Reed

22nd March 1810. Then were sworn Thomas White and Thomas Rollison the executors in this Will named to whom was committed the burthen of the execution thereof & sworn also that the goods chatels and credits the said late deced do not amount in value unto three hundred pounds. By me ER Raynes, Surrogate
NOTE: The above was taken from a poor photocopy. In the accompanying admin the appearer clearly signs herself as ‘Mary ROLLASON’. DW
Transcribed from a photocopy by Dave Woolven, 2 Aspen Way, Malpas Park, Newport, South Wales. NP20 6LB Tel 01633 858 359 7 June 2007
Transcribed for Mr P Sands, 10 Fletching Rd, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, East Sussex. BN22 9DU

Archdeaconry of Lewes in the Diocese of Chichester. On the fourth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ten.
Appeared personally Mary Rollason the wife of Thomas Rollason of Willington in the County of Sussex shepherd and made oath that she hath looked at the paper writing hereunto annexed purporting to be the last Will and Testament of William Knight late of Eastbourne in the County of Sussex schoolmaster deceased, that she on or about the thirty first day of October last was present with the testator and saw him obliterate the words “unto Mary Wilkins and Jane Wilkins her sister as joint heirs” by drawing his pen and ink over those words, which now appear to be obliterated in the said Will. And this appearer further saith that she was present and saw the said testator William Knight write the Codicil on the back of the said Will and saw him sign the same and that the name “W Knight” subscribed thereto is his proper hand writing and signature. Mary Rollason
Same day the said Mary Rollason was duly sworn to the truth of the above. Before me W Gwynne, Sur
Transcribed from a photocopy by Dave Woolven, 2 Aspen Way, Malpas Park, Newport, South Wales. NP20 6LB Tel 01633 858 359 7 June 2007
Transcribed for Mr P Sands, 10 Fletching Rd, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, East Sussex. BN22 9DU.
William Knight was buried on 15 November 1809 at St Mary's, Eastbourne, Sussex, England.2
His estate was probated on 22 March 1810 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, value did not exceed 300 pounds.

Family 1

Sarah Moor
Marriage*
William Knight married Sarah Moor on 26 November 1745 at East Dean, Sussex, England.1 
Children

Family 2

Lydia Taylor
Marriage*
William Knight married Lydia Taylor on 11 July 1799 at St Mary's, Eastbourne, Sussex, England, William is a widower.1 

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

William Knight

b. 9 June 1746
FatherWilliam Knight
MotherSarah Moor
     William Knight was baptized on 9 June 1746 at St Simon & St Jude, East Dean, Sussex, England. He was the son of William Knight and Sarah Moor.
William Knight was buried on 22 November 1780 at St Mary's, Eastbourne, Sussex, England.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

William Knight

b. 23 April 1815, d. 1878
FatherEdward Knight
     William Knight was born on 23 April 1815 at Chailey, Sussex, England.1,2 He was the son of Edward Knight.
William Knight was baptized on 7 July 1815 at Wivelsfield Countess of Huntingdon Ote Hall Chapel, Wivelsfield, Sussex, England, Abode: Chailey.3
William Knight married Naomi Knight, daughter of Frederick Knight and Sarah Wickens, on 9 September 1839 at Wivelsfield, Sussex, England, William is of Chailey, Elizabeth is of Wivelsfield.4
William Knight married Sophia Knight, daughter of Frederick Knight and Sarah Wickens, on 20 January 1849 at Chailey, Sussex, England.5
William's second marriage was to Sophia Knight, sister of his first wife, Naomi Knight.
William Knight was a farmer of 200 acres employing 6 men and 1 boy on 7 April 1861.2
On 7 April 1861 William Knight and Sophia Knight lived at Longridge Farm, Chailey, Sussex, England.2
William Knight was a farmer of 250 acres employing 8 men and 3 boys on 3 April 1871.6
On 3 April 1871 William Knight and Sophia Knight lived at Longridge Farm, Chailey, Sussex, England.6
William Knight died in 1878 at Lewes, Sussex, England.

Family 1

Naomi Knight b. 10 Jun 1821, d. 20 Nov 1847
Marriage*
William Knight married Naomi Knight, daughter of Frederick Knight and Sarah Wickens, on 9 September 1839 at Wivelsfield, Sussex, England, William is of Chailey, Elizabeth is of Wivelsfield.4 
Children

Family 2

Sophia Knight b. 26 Sep 1824, d. 1890
Marriage*
William Knight married Sophia Knight, daughter of Frederick Knight and Sarah Wickens, on 20 January 1849 at Chailey, Sussex, England.5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S68] 1861 Census for England, "Class: RG 9; Piece: 585; Folio: 19; Page: 7; GSU roll: 542666."
  3. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "Abode: Chailey."
  4. [S588] Marriage certificate of William Knight and Naomi Knight, married 9 Sep 1839 in the Registration District of Lewes, Sussex, England (GRO Index Ref: Vol 7 Page 425).
  5. [S587] Marriage certificate of William Knight and Sophia Knight, married 20 Jan 1849 in the Registration District of Lewes, Sussex, England (GRO Index Ref: Vol 7 Page 469).
  6. [S69] 1871 Census for England, "Class: RG10; Piece: 1066; Folio: 21; Page: 10; GSU roll: 827491."

William Knight

b. 1844
FatherWilliam Knight b. 23 Apr 1815, d. 1878
MotherNaomi Knight b. 10 Jun 1821, d. 20 Nov 1847
     William Knight was born in 1844 at Chailey, Sussex, England. He was the son of William Knight and Naomi Knight.

William Percy Knight

b. circa 1930
FatherPercy Frederick Jesse Knight b. 1897
     William Percy Knight was born circa 1930. He was the son of Percy Frederick Jesse Knight.

Daniel Knox

Family

Child

James Knox

b. 19 September 1874, d. 26 February 1938
FatherDaniel Knox
     James Knox was born on 19 September 1874 at Green Island, Dunedin, Otago, England. He was the son of Daniel Knox.
James Knox married Mary Ann Silvester, daughter of Alfred Silvester and Mary Ann Morley, on 20 October 1897 at Bluff, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand.
James Knox died on 26 February 1938 at Green Island, Dunedin, Otago, England, at age 63.

Family

Mary Ann Silvester b. 5 Nov 1874, d. 20 Jun 1960
Marriage*
James Knox married Mary Ann Silvester, daughter of Alfred Silvester and Mary Ann Morley, on 20 October 1897 at Bluff, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Child

Nellie Camelia Knox

b. 28 July 1902, d. 11 April 1970
FatherJames Knox b. 19 Sep 1874, d. 26 Feb 1938
MotherMary Ann Silvester b. 5 Nov 1874, d. 20 Jun 1960
     Nellie Camelia Knox was born on 28 July 1902 at Bluff, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand. She was the daughter of James Knox and Mary Ann Silvester.
Nellie Camelia Knox married Reginald McCaughan on 6 July 1927 at Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
Nellie Camelia Knox died on 11 April 1970 at Wyndham, Southland, New Zealand, at age 67.

Family

Reginald McCaughan b. 29 May 1897, d. 5 May 1974
Marriage*
Nellie Camelia Knox married Reginald McCaughan on 6 July 1927 at Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand