Baker-Bradbury Family Tree

John Knowles

John KnowlesAge: 70 years18571928

Name
John Knowles
Birth 9 May 1857 43 40
MarriageEmma AdamsonView this family
1887 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Gertrude Evelyn Knowles
18 November 1889 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Herbert William Knowles
16 December 1891 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Lillian Mary Knowles
31 July 1894 (Age 37 years)
Death of a fatherPeter Knowles
13 December 1895 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Gladys Maud Knowles
13 November 1897 (Age 40 years)
Death of a motherAnn Jones
12 March 1899 (Age 41 years)
Death 1928 (Age 70 years)

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 16 September 1847Manchester Cathedral
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
5 years
elder sister
2 years
himself
4 years
younger sister
Family with Emma Adamson - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: 1887Chorlton, Lancs
3 years
daughter
2 years
son
3 years
daughter
3 years
daughter

Shared note

Family Account: 1866 Moved to house in Belmont Alderley Edge with parents. Worked in Manchester as warehouseman and lodged in Moss Side where he met Emma Adamson. Between 1894 and 1897 they started to keep a (rented) Gents Outfitters. Lillian was born in Moss Side but Gladys in the shop. (Was this related to his father in law who was a tailor?) John was also agent for a philanthropic burial society. Retired from the shop in late 1920's because slump and unemployment made business bad, and moved to 19 May Drive, Burnage with daughter Lily and her husband Alf.

1881 Lodging with the Platt family at 9 Alma Square, Stretford. Aged 23 and working as a salesman of smallwares. His landlord William Platt,25 was a joiner and married with 2 children.  RG11/3887/17;Page: 28

1887 Married Emma Adamson

1891 Aged 33, a haberdashery salesman living at 18 Bristol Street, Hulme, Manchester with his wife Emma 31 and their daugther Gertrude,1. Also living with them are his parents in law John 64 and Emma E Adamson 63. RG12/3198/40; Page 25;

1901 Aged 43 now living at 307 Hyde Road, Ardwick, Manchester John is now hosier and gents outfitter working on his own account. With him are his wife and four children. He lives and works at the same address. RG13/3676/65; Page: 7.

1911 Aged 53, a gents outfitter still working from home (a five room house excluding his shop room) on his own account at 307 Hyde Road, Ardwick, Manchester. With him are his wife Emma,51. They have been married for 23 years and had four children , all of whom are still living with them: Gertrude 21 who is an elementary school teacher working for Manchester Education Committe; Herbert 19 a pattern card maker , Lilian, 16 a dress maker and Gladys 13 still at school. All the children were st ill single and the whole family had been born in Manchester.

Shared note

Marriage Q4 1887 Chorlton Lancs 8c 1207

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