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William Bond Knapman

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William Bond Knapman (c1847-1925) presumably of Knapman and Co

c1847 Born in Ardwick the son of William Knapman, Engineer and Millwright, and his wife Mary

1873 August 30th. Married in Manchester to Eliza Harriett Barlow

1881 Living at 27 West High Street: William B. Knapman (age 34 born Ardwick), Master Railway Engineer Employing 8 Men. With his wife Eliza H. Knapman (age 29 born Pendleton) and their four children; Rose M. Knapman (age 6 born Salford); Florence M. Knapman (age 4 born Salford); Helen Knapman (age 3 born Salford); and John H. Knapman (age 2 born Salford).[1]

1891 Living at 52 Fitzwarren Street, Pendleton: William B. Knapman (age 44 born Ardwick), Engineer, Millwright, Crane Maker - Widower. With his three daughters; Rose Knapman (age 16 born Pendleton); Florence Knapman (age 14 born Salford); Helen Knapman (age 13 born Salford); and Lucy Knapman (age 9 born Salford).[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. 1891 Census