3 thoughts on “The Knowles Family of Stockton c1906

  1. A photograph of the paternal grandparents of Mrs, Kathleen Bennett, nee Knowles.

    Thomas Knowles was born in 1860 at Navvey Row. Stockton (this is as written on his birth certificate),when employed as a ships Stoker he married Margaret Roberts on Christmas Day 1902 at the parish church Thornaby, Margaret died in 1910 at Stockton and Thornaby Hospital, they had three children, Gladys (shown on the photograph) born in 1904 who was taken to America by her uncle John Knowles where she died in 1983, Harold born in 1906 (the father of Mrs.Kathleen Bennett) and Harriet Mabel born 1909, after the death of his first wife Thomas married Henrietta Wheatley at St.James’s Church Stockton in 1914, they resided in Bevin Cottage Norton.


  2. I used to work with a Marjorie Knowles and her mother was a Gladys Knowles, I wonder if this is her mother in this picture, I worked at Eve Hairdressing in Billingham town centre, Gladys and my Mum were friends Jenny Overton and I’m Janet


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