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Re: Going back from Thomas Knight
« Reply #9 on: Sunday 17 September 17 18:21 BST (UK) »
Thanks for all the information Ciderdrinker and Willsy, that is a big help and seems to point to my Francis and Mary being the Repton marriage. I need to write all this up now to see the bigger picture but it certainly seems as though my Irish Gipsy blood was further back in time than my granddad realised and that Ashby de la Zouch was home to several generations of my Knights and their wives.
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Re: Going back from Thomas Knight
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 19 September 17 13:53 BST (UK) »
After a bit of digging and trying a few different searches I think Joseph, christened 26.6.1733 was the son of Joseph born in Ashby de la Zouch and christened on 10.12.1696. Joseph married Ann Poynton who I can't trace any closer than Bolsover, Derbyshire at present.
Joseph snr is the son of Robert Knight.
The nearest birth for Robert that I have traced is Robert Knight, son of William and Elizabeth christened 4.7.1678 at Stretton EN le field, Leicestershire, which is about 7.5 miles away from Ashby de la Zouch.
I haven't found anything for William so far.
not sure if I'm on the right track though.  :-\
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Re: Going back from Thomas Knight
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 19 September 17 14:51 BST (UK) »
As a matter of interest, have you seen the Administration paperwork, available on FindMyPast in which Joseph Knight (wool comber) is shown as the only brother of Robert Knight, late of Ashby.  Paperwork dated 19 April 1739.

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Re: Going back from Thomas Knight
« Reply #12 on: Wednesday 20 September 17 11:46 BST (UK) »
I've not seen that BumbleB as I don't have an account on FindMyPast. Will have to buy a few credits to take a look. Thanks.  :)
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