b. circa 1828
Birth*Martha TWAITES was born circa 1828 at Coventry, Warwickshire, England.1 
Married Name As of 1850,her married name was KNIBBS.2 
Marriage*She married Joseph KNIBBS on 9 September 1850 at St Michael's Church, Coventry, Warwickshire, England; Marriage Entry: Sep Qtr 1850, Coventry 16/482

Joseph Knibbs to Martha Twaites
9th September 1850 at St Michael, Coventry
Joseph Knibbs – of full age – Bachelor – Occupation – Labourer – Living at
Hertford Street – Father – William Knibbs – Occupation – Labourer.
Martha Twaites – Of full age – Spinster – Living at
Hertford Street – Father – William Twaites – Occupation – Cordwainer.
Witnesses are - Isaac Owen and Sophia Bensor ?2,3 
(Witness) CensusMartha TWAITES appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in the household of Joseph KNIBBS at Coventry, Warwickshire, England;

1881 Census:
Ref: RG11/3067/16/24
Place: Court 3, 7 Little Park Street, Coventry
Name Rel Mar Age Occupation Birthplace
Joseph Knibbs Head M 57 Gardener Warwickshire, Stivichall
Martha Knibbs Wife M 53 Silk Winder Warwickshire, Coventry
Alfred Knibbs Son U 21 Asst at Bicycle Works Warwickshire, Coventry
Joseph Knibbs Son U 18 Bicycle Fitter Warwickshire, Coventry
John Knibbs Son U 14 Errand Boy Warwickshire, Coventry
Henry Knibbs Son U 11 Scholar Warwickshire, Coventry.4


Joseph KNIBBS b. circa 1824
Last Edited10 Jul 2011


  1. Online image of the 1881 Census for England and Wales (,
  2. Index to BMD Registration Entry Starting in 1837, compiled by FreeBMD, Commenced 1998 (ongoing) "unknown cd."
  3. Microfilm/fiche of Marriage Entries. "…."
  4. 1881 Census for England and Wales (online image) "Class: RG11; Piece: 3067; Folio: 16; Page: 24."