Thomas Knight, 18551909 (aged 53 years)

Name
Thomas /Knight/
Given names
Thomas
Surname
Knight
Birth
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John Knight shoemaker father, 30 years from Leith and Agnes Knight maiden name Frame, 28 years. John Knight and Agnes Frame married 1844 Cumbernauld. They have 2 boys and one girl living and one boy deceased. This is her fifth child. Informant Agnes Knight her x mark mother. Malcolm Warden and George Waddell witnesses. Registered September 22 1855 at Cumbernauld, William Wilson Registrar.

Census
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At Barnhill Wingate's Land Upper Flat:
John Knight, 37, Head, born Leith, Edinburghshire, Limestone Miner
Agnes Knight, wife, 35, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire
Janet Knight, 15, Daughter, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire
John Knight, 13, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire
James Knight, 8, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire
Thomas Knight, 5, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire
Hugh Knight, 1, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire

Census
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Age at this event:26
This is the address of Thomas Kelly and Janet Kelly nee Knight. The census describes him as brother-in-law to Thomas Kelly, born abt 1855 in Cumbernauld Dunbartonshire. No occupation listed.

Religious marriage
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Husband's age at marriage:26
Wife's age at marriage:24
After Banns according to the Forms of the Free Church. Thomas Knight coal miner 26 of Cleland Shotts, father John Knight coal miner, mother Agnes Knight nee Frame (deceased). Maggie Cowan domestic servant aged 24 of Newarthill, father Walter Cowan coal miner (deceased), mother Agnes Cowan nee Cowan. Minister George Booth Free Church Cleland. Witnesses Hugh Watson and Jane Cowan. Registered July 3 1882 at Holytown, William Richard Registrar.

Census
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Age at this event: 33
He and his wife Maggie nee Cowan are living with Thomas and Janet (nee Knight) Kelly. He is described as a lodger and his occupation is a coal miner.

Marriage
Text:

Noted as married 21 Apr 1893 in District of Holytown on birth registration of son John Knight in 1894.

Marriage
Census
Address: Main Street, Shank's Land
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Counted were:
Thomas Knight head aged 45 coal miner
Mary Knight wife aged 50 born Easterhouse, Lanark
John Knight son aged 7 born Newarthill
William Scalley aged 17 stepson born 1884 Greengairs, Lanark, coal miner
Mary Scalley aged 13 step daughter born 1886 Grengairs, Lanark

Death
Cause of death: Bronchitis, congestion of kidneys liver etc, heart failure 21 days
Address: Forsyth's Place
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Thomas was described as a fruiterer and widower of Madge Cowan, 2nd McInness, 3rd Mary Jardine or Scalley. He was aged 53. His parents were listed as James Knight shoemaker deceased and Agnes Knight nee Sanks deceased. The informant was Henry Scalley, his step son of Cowanville Newarthill.

Family with parents
father
18241891
Birth: about 1824 North Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: November 29, 1891West Calder, Midlothian, Scotland
mother
18251866
Birth: October 30, 1825 25 20 Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: June 23, 1866Armadale, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Religious marriage Religious marriageJuly 26, 1844Cumbernauld, Dunbarton, Scotland, United Kingdom
4 months
elder sister
18441891
Birth: November 17, 1844 20 19 Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: July 28, 1891Cleland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
3 years
elder brother
18471905
Birth: June 23, 1847 23 21 Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: after 1905
3 years
elder brother
18501851
Birth: January 27, 1850 26 24 Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1851Scotland, United Kingdom
3 years
elder brother
1852
Birth: September 11, 1852 28 26 Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
3 years
himself
18551909
Birth: June 12, 1855 31 29 Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: February 19, 1909Newarthill, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
5 years
younger brother
18601919
Birth: March 26, 1860 36 34 Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: March 11, 1919Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
6 years
younger brother
18651866
Birth: November 11, 1865 41 40 Armadale, Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland
Death: June 22, 1866Bathgate, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Family with Margaret Cowan
himself
18551909
Birth: June 12, 1855 31 29 Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: February 19, 1909Newarthill, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
wife
18601892
Birth: about 1860Newarthill, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1892Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Religious marriage Religious marriageJune 13, 1882Newarthill, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 years
daughter
1884
Birth: July 28, 1884 29 24 Newarthill, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
Family with Jessie McInness
himself
18551909
Birth: June 12, 1855 31 29 Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: February 19, 1909Newarthill, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
wife
18611896
Birth: about 1861
Death: 1896Holytown, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Marriage MarriageApril 21, 1893Holytown, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
9 months
son
1894
Birth: January 19, 1894 38 33 Newarthill, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
Family with Mary Jardine
himself
18551909
Birth: June 12, 1855 31 29 Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: February 19, 1909Newarthill, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
wife
1851
Birth: about 1851Easterhouse, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
Marriage Marriage1898Holytown, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Scalley + Mary Jardine
wife’s husband
wife
1851
Birth: about 1851Easterhouse, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
Marriage Marriagebefore 1898
-13 years
stepson
1884
Birth: about 1884 33 Greengairs, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
5 years
stepdaughter
1888
Birth: about 1888 37 Greengairs, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
Birth
Text:

John Knight shoemaker father, 30 years from Leith and Agnes Knight maiden name Frame, 28 years. John Knight and Agnes Frame married 1844 Cumbernauld. They have 2 boys and one girl living and one boy deceased. This is her fifth child. Informant Agnes Knight her x mark mother. Malcolm Warden and George Waddell witnesses. Registered September 22 1855 at Cumbernauld, William Wilson Registrar.

Census
Text:

At Barnhill Wingate's Land Upper Flat:
John Knight, 37, Head, born Leith, Edinburghshire, Limestone Miner
Agnes Knight, wife, 35, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire
Janet Knight, 15, Daughter, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire
John Knight, 13, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire
James Knight, 8, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire
Thomas Knight, 5, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire
Hugh Knight, 1, Son, born Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire

Census
Text:

Age at this event:26
This is the address of Thomas Kelly and Janet Kelly nee Knight. The census describes him as brother-in-law to Thomas Kelly, born abt 1855 in Cumbernauld Dunbartonshire. No occupation listed.

Religious marriage
Text:

Husband's age at marriage:26
Wife's age at marriage:24
After Banns according to the Forms of the Free Church. Thomas Knight coal miner 26 of Cleland Shotts, father John Knight coal miner, mother Agnes Knight nee Frame (deceased). Maggie Cowan domestic servant aged 24 of Newarthill, father Walter Cowan coal miner (deceased), mother Agnes Cowan nee Cowan. Minister George Booth Free Church Cleland. Witnesses Hugh Watson and Jane Cowan. Registered July 3 1882 at Holytown, William Richard Registrar.

Census
Text:

Age at this event: 33
He and his wife Maggie nee Cowan are living with Thomas and Janet (nee Knight) Kelly. He is described as a lodger and his occupation is a coal miner.

Marriage
Text:

Noted as married 21 Apr 1893 in District of Holytown on birth registration of son John Knight in 1894.

Marriage
Census
Text:

Counted were:
Thomas Knight head aged 45 coal miner
Mary Knight wife aged 50 born Easterhouse, Lanark
John Knight son aged 7 born Newarthill
William Scalley aged 17 stepson born 1884 Greengairs, Lanark, coal miner
Mary Scalley aged 13 step daughter born 1886 Grengairs, Lanark

Death
Text:

Thomas was described as a fruiterer and widower of Madge Cowan, 2nd McInness, 3rd Mary Jardine or Scalley. He was aged 53. His parents were listed as James Knight shoemaker deceased and Agnes Knight nee Sanks deceased. The informant was Henry Scalley, his step son of Cowanville Newarthill.

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