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James Knightley

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James Knightley (1752-1829) presumably of Knightleys, Exeter

1752 August 05th. Born at Fawsley Hall, Northamptonshire, the son of Valentine Knightley, M.P., and his wifeElizabeth Dummer

Married Mary Davies (1756-1813)

1829 Death of James Knightley, age 77, at his house on St. David's Hill, formerly of Fawsely Park, Northampton.[1]

1829 Lately, suddenly, James Knightley, Esq. of Exeter, brother to Lucy Knightley, formerly M.P. for this county (Northamptonshire), age 77.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 07 November 1829
  2. Northampton Mercury - Saturday 12 December 1829