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George Knights  Smith

George Knights Smith

Male abt 1801 - 1886  (~ 85 years)


  • Name George Knights Smith  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth abt 1801  Strand, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4, 6
    • son of George Smith (1775-1847) & Eunice Knights (1755-1855), marr St Clement Danes 14 May 1799. [5]
    Marriage 25 May 1826  St Lawrence, Ramsgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Sophia Hannah Catherine Cocking,   b. abt Apr 1807,   d. abt Apr 1837, Gough Square, Holborn Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1827  Furrier  [1
    Residence 1827  Gough Square, Holborn Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Marriage 1838  Eleanor Cocking (1813-1871)  [5
    Residence 1850  The Grove, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Occupation Mar 1851  Wholesale Furrier  [3
    Residence Mar 1851  9 The Grove, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • also resid: wife (II) Eleanor, 38 b Sandwich; sons (I) William H, 19; Charles W, 17; children (II) Ellen, 10; Edwin C, 6; Louisa M, 4; Annie, 0; + 6 serv. [3]
    • not there in 1861 census
    Occupation Apr 1871  Fur manufacturer  [4
    Residence Apr 1871  Rocklands, Grand Parade, Eastbourne Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Residence - 1886  Colney Hatch Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Death 24 Jul 1886  Colney Hatch Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • The Will with Codicil of George Knights Smith formerly of Watling-street in the City of London but late of Colney Hatch in the County of Middlesex Wholesale Furrier who died 24 July 1886 at Colney Hatch was proved in the Principal Registry by ... . 24 September 1886. Personal Estate 188,167 17s. 8d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • A church seating 360 was erected in Ely Place, Oakleigh Road South, Friern Barnet, in 1860. The land was given by George Knights Smith, who was the leading subscriber. [Friern Barnet: Churches; A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 6: Friern Barnet, Finchley, Hornsey with Highgate (1980), pp. 29-32. British History Online accessed 02 Dec 2011]
    Person ID I0114  Tatham | Morris branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2015 

    Family Sophia Hannah Catherine Cocking,   b. abt Apr 1807,   d. abt Apr 1837, Gough Square, Holborn Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Marriage 25 May 1826  St Lawrence, Ramsgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Notes 
    • other children: George (1829-1839); William H (~1832- ); Charles William (1834-1917).
    Children 
    +1. Sophia Catherine Smith,   b. 12 Mar 1827, Gough Square, Holborn Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Oct 1869, Kingston-upon-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F0763  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt 1801 - Strand, Westminster Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 25 May 1826 - St Lawrence, Ramsgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 25 May 1826 - St Lawrence, Ramsgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1827 - Gough Square, Holborn Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - The Grove, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1851 - 9 The Grove, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - Rocklands, Grand Parade, Eastbourne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 1886 - Colney Hatch Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 24 Jul 1886 - Colney Hatch Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Dunstan-in-the-West, 04 Apr 1827.
      dau Sophia

    2. [S11] Newspaper, Morning Post, 01 Aug 1850.
      marriage notice, dau Sophia

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1851.
      age 50 b London

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 70 b Strand

    5. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Saunders-Warner.
      on ancestry.com accessed 11 Jan 2015

    6. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Barnet, 3Q1886.
      George Knights Smith age 85

    7. [S22] IGI / BVRI, LDS member.

    8. [S14] National Probate Calendar.