- Richard Knowles
1847 occupation given at the time of son Peter’s marrige was farmer.
A possible match? A Richard Widdowns Knowles was christened at Lymme, Cheshire on 26th April 1791. Father John and mother Ellen.
1841 A Richard W Knowles, farmer giving age as 50 was living in Goostry, Cheshire with his family: Catherine 40, Thomas 20, Mary Ann 20, Sarah 15, Alice 15, John 15, Peter 10, Caroline 2. This appears to be Richard Widdows, but no definite link wi th Peter.
If this is father of Peter born 1814, they have another much younger child of the same name.
1851 Aded 60 living at Manwairing Arms, Goostry, farmer of 66 acres with Catherine 53, Thomas 32, Peter 19 and Caroline,11 and an number of farm and domestic workers.
Richard W Knowles died in 1857 and was burried on 3rd August 1857 at Over-Peover, Cheshire. His age was given as 68 and year of birth estimated as 1789.