George James Knighton1

#15630, (5 July 1874-8 November 1947)
Father*Henry Knighton1 b. Apr 1851, d. Dec 1875
Mother*Charlotte Bettles1 b. Sep 1850, d. Oct 1938
ChartsThe Bettles of the Deepings, Lincolnshire.
Birth*5 JUL 1874 George James Knighton was born on 5 JUL 1874 at Islip, Northamptonshire, EnglandG.2 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 He lived with David Jervis and Charlotte Bettles at Islip, NorthamptonshireG, together with William Henry Knighton and Elizabeth Annie Jervis.3 
Employment30 MAR 1891 George James Knighton was employed as Private, RGA (shoe fitter).4 
Residence30 MAR 1891 He lived at Barracks, Leicester Road, Nrthampton, Northamptonshire, EnglandG.4 
Marriage*22 MAY 1899 He married Ethel Mary Ansell on 22 MAY 1899 at St Edmund's Church, Hardingstone, Northamptonshire, EnglandG.5,6 
Residence30 MAR 1901 George James Knighton and Ethel Mary Ansell lived at 20 Colwell Street, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, EnglandG, together with Constance Ethel Nina Knighton.7 
Employment*2 APR 1911 George James Knighton was employed as Police constable.8 
Residence*2 APR 1911 He lived at Yardley Gobion, Northamptonshire, EnglandG.8 
Residence*29 SEP 1939 He and Ethel Mary Ansell lived at Main Street, Islip, Northamptonshire, EnglandG.9 
Death*8 NOV 1947 George James Knighton died on 8 NOV 1947 at 44 Findon Street, Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire, EnglandG, aged 73.1 


Ethel Mary Ansell b. 6 Apr 1874, d. Jan 1954
Marriage*22 MAY 1899 He married Ethel Mary Ansell on 22 MAY 1899 at Hardingstone, NorthamptonshireG.5,6 
Last Edited1 Sep 2022


  1. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 73, Wellingborough, Northants., Oct-Dec 1947, vol 3b 589.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Thrapston, Northants., Jul-Sep 1874, vol 3b 179.
  3. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census, also 3 Jarvis children from 1st marriage to Hepsibah Lyon.
  4. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  5. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage; Ethel Mary Ansell & George James Knighton, Hardingstone, Northants., Apr-Jun 1899, vol3b 93.
  6. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; George James Knighton, 24, father Henry (dec) & Ethel Mary ansell, 25, father Thomas, Hardingstone, Northants., no 35, p 18.
  7. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  8. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  9. [S124] 1939 register.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016