The Knapton Family

Descendants of Thomas Knapton 1762 - 1821

Thomas KNAPTON b: April 1762, Knottingley d: January 26, 1821, Knottingley married September 11, 1786 in St. Giles, Pontefract Thomas was the illegitimate son of Ann (Hannah) KNAPTON
  married Mary ATKINSON b: June 1758, Knottingley d: May 9, 1796, Knottingley Mary was the daughter of Benjamin ATKINSON and Ann CUBCROFT? Mary was buried on May 10, 1796at St. Botolph's, Knottingley
  Thomas also married Elizabeth WEBSTER b: 1760 d: 1819.
Children:
1. William KNAPTON b: May 5, 1790, Knottingley d: April 26, 1854, Knottingley William was buried on April 30, 1854 in St. Botolph's, Knottingley
2. Mary KNAPTON b: 1793 Mary was buried on October 17, 1794
3. Ann KNAPTON, married 1828
  married John RAYNOR, John was born in Kellington
Thomas KNAPTON also married Elizabeth WEBSTER? on August 23, 1808. Elizabeth was born about 1760, died on August 5, 1819 and was buried on August 8, 1819 in St. Botolph's, Knottingley Thomas was buried on January 28, 1821, at St Botolph's, Knottingley

Second Generation

William KNAPTON b: May 5, 1790 d: April 26, 1854 married June 17, 1823, St. Giles, Pontefract
  married Elizabeth RAYNOR b: May 1802, Kellington d: June 1870
Children:
1. Mary KNAPTON b: Knottingley
2. Sarah Ann KNAPTON b: 1824, Knottingley
  married George HARRISON George was born in Castleford
3. Charles KNAPTON b: 1828, Knottingley, buried October 25, 1892, Knottingley. (Charles married twice)
4. William Raynor KNAPTON
5. George KNAPTON b: 1835, Knottingley, d: April 7, 1897
6. Maria KNAPTON b: 1641
7. Elizabeth KNAPTON b: 1844
  married Thomas THIRSK

Third Generation

George KNAPTON b: 1835, Knottingley d: April 7, 1897 married December 25, 1872, St. Giles, Pontefract
  married Harriet CLARK b: July 20, 1846, Knottingley d: 1932, Halifax.
Harriet was the daughter of William CLARK and Elizabeth MARSHALL
Children:
1. Bill (William) KNAPTON b: 1873, Water Lane, Knottingley d: 1963, Knaresboro
2. Marion KNAPTON b: October 19, 1874, Water Lane ,Knottingley, died on May 24, 1851 in Scholes, Cleckheaton and was buried in Lawnswood, Leeds
3. Elisabeth (Lizzie) KNAPTON b: 1876, Water Lane, Knottingley
  married Samuel MORREL
4. George KNAPTON b: 1878, Knottingley d: October 14 1956, Pontefract, buried in Knottingley
5. Annie KNAPTON b: 1880, Water Lane, Knottingley d: Halifax
6.Florence (Florrie) KNAPTON b: 1882, Water Lane, Knottingley
  married Patrick O'Driscoll They had one son
7. John Clark (Jack) KNAPTON b: 1884, Water Lane, Knottingley, buried 1960
  married (1) Mary BRIERLEY
  married (2) Esther Roebuck
8. Sally KNAPTON b: 1886, Knottingley
  married Jack HETHERINGTON They had two children
9. Tom KNAPTON b: 1887, Water Lane, Knottingley d: 1916, Knottingley
  married Harriet Clark b: 20 July 1846, Knottingley d: 1932 Halifax.

Fourth Generation

2. Marion KNAPTON b: October 19, 1874, Water Lane ,Knottingley, died on May 24, 1851 in Scholes, Cleckheaton and was buried in Lawnswood, Leeds
  married Thomas Henry POGMORE b: April 28, 1867, Brighouse d: June 25, 1932, Scholes
Children:
1. George William POGMORE
2. Norah POGMORE b: 1900, Hartshead Moor d: in 1969
  Norah married Maurice PEARSON b: 1902. d: 1977
3. Bessie POGMORE b: 1906, Knottingley d: in 1970
4. George William POGMORE b: 1898

George KNAPTON b: 1878, Knottingley married about 1904, Knottingley d: October 14 1956, Pontefract buried Knottingley
  married Ellen PICKERSGILL b: January 14, 1881, Knottingley d: June 13, 1951, Knottingley
Children:
1. George KNAPTON b: 1906, Knottingley d: in 1970
2. Charles KNAPTON b: 1908, Knottingley d: 1995, Oxford
3. Leonard KNAPTON b: 1910, Knottingley d: abt. 1996
Leonard KNAPTON married Elizabeth WILSON
4. Ivy KNAPTON b: August 4, 1912, d: 1 April 2004, b: Knottingley
Ivy KNAPTON married Hector Horatio AARON (son of Reuban AARON and Florence RENTON) in 1935, Pontefract. Hector was born on January 22, 1904, Knottingley, died December 7, 1943, Pontefract and was buried in December 1943, Knottingley
5. Mary KNAPTON b: 1919, Knottingley d: 1985, Wakefield
Mary KNAPTON married Harry DEARDEN about 1940 in Knottingley. Harry was born in 1910, Knottingley, died in 1995 and buried in Snaith



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