Mary KNIGHT

Female 1839 - 1894  (55 years)


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  • Name Mary KNIGHT 
    Born 1839  Longport, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 1 Sep 1839  Burslem, Stoke-Upon-Trent, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 14 Aug 1864  Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Arrived on the Fusilier as an assisted passenger. Her husband William was aged 28 and Mary was aged 25. They had departed from Gravesend 21 April 1864.
    Died 13 Jul 1894  Southport, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 9
    • WITTY.-- On the 13th July, at the Grand Hotel, Southport, the beloved wife of W. K. Witty, aged 52 years.
    Person ID I7721  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2018 

    Father John KNIGHT,   b. Abt 1805,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Edna WILLETT,   b. Abt 1811,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 29 Jan 1831  Burslem, Stoke-Upon-Trent, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Knight WITTY,   b. 30 May 1835, Bucknall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1900, Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 1863  Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Edna Anne WITTY,   b. 19 Jul 1864, At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1864, At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Richard John Lawrence WITTY,   b. 27 Jun 1865, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1913, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    +3. Henry Knight WITTY,   b. 1 Sep 1867, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1931, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Edna Anna WITTY,   b. 7 Aug 1869, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1928, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     5. John Charles Ellis WITTY,   b. 13 Aug 1871, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Alice May WITTY,   b. 15 Oct 1874, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1875, Yatala, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Ida Alice Vincent WITTY,   b. 27 Oct 1876, Yatala, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1877, Yatala, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Annie Vincent WITTY,   b. 20 Dec 1877, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Mary Willet WITTY,   b. 3 Feb 1880, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1951, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2014 
    Family ID F5251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1839 - Longport, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 1 Sep 1839 - Burslem, Stoke-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1863 - Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 14 Aug 1864 - Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jul 1894 - Southport, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S680] England Census 1851, HO 107, (findmypast.co.uk [database online]), Piece 2003, Folio 381, Page 9, Burslem, Staffordshire. Household of John Knight.

    2. [S659] England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, (FamilySearch), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J337-TQB : accessed 28 Feb 2014, Mary Knight, 01 Sep 1839.

    3. [S732] Staffordshire baptisms, (findmypast.com), Entry for Mary Knight, baptism 1 Sep 1839.

    4. [S423] QSA Assisted Immigration 1848-1912 index [database on-line], (http://www.archives.qld.gov.au).

    5. [S464] National Library of Australia, (http://nla.gov.au), How we went to Queensland on board the "Fusilier", 1864 : a weekly journal, written on board; http://nla.gov.au/nla.aus-vn657227.

    6. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1894/ 002474.

    7. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1895 'Family Notices.', The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), 13 July, p. 4, viewed 27 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3605762.

    8. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1894 'Family Notices.', The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939), 21 July, p. 105, viewed 27 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article20718341.

    9. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death registration: Mary Witty, Death date: 13/07/1894, Mother's name: Edna Willott, Father/parent's name: John Knight, Registration details: 1894/C/2474.

    10. [S686] Staffordshire BMD, (http://www.staffordshirebmd.org.uk), Marriage of William Knight Witty and Mary Knight 1863.