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Seeking info on KNIGHT William George Gilbert

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William George Gilbert KNIGHT was base born in Mere, Wiltshire baptised 1826 as William Gilbert Knight COWARD. Mother Sarah Coward. Arrived in Australia in 1848 with wife Elizabeth. They lived in Bathurst/Orange area. William and Elizabeth had two known children and possibly one other. I believe Elizabeth died before 1855 as William married Matilda REED and lived in Cassilis as a police constable until his death in 1861. Matilda and William had five children. Any information on this family and William's ancestors would be appreciated.

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on 2010-02-15 17:10:30

dkroz has been a Family Tree Circles member since Feb 2010. is researching the following names: KNIGHT, COGHLAN, CLARKSON and 2 other(s).

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by allycat on 2010-02-16 05:16:37

Dear dkroz, Welcome to FamilyTreeCircles.

Possible children of couple: William G. KNIGHT and Elizabeth A. unknown:-
1849 James KNIGHT born New South Wales, Australia
1851 John I. KNIGHT born New South Wales, Australia.

Children with 2nd wife Matilda:-

William G.G. KNIGHT (Jnr.) born 1856 Cassilis NSW
Esther C. KNIGHT born 1857 Cassilis NSW
Matilda S. KNIGHT born 1858 Bathurst NSW
Elizabeth A. KNIGHT born 1860 Cassilis NSW
Richard KNIGHT born 1861 Cassilis NSW

If he was a Police Constable, try looking through Govt. Gazettes.

If you're looking for historical information about Cassilis, check out the Merriwa Historical Society Inc. as they'll have information on the District and families that lived there.

No website.

Contact details
Bettington Street,
Merriwa NSW 2329

Ph: (02) 65482673
Fax: (02) 65482673
[email protected]

Areas serviced: Merriwa Gungal Cassilis & Ulan
Contact person: Bryan Baker
Research Officer
Ph: (02) 65482673
[email protected]

Think about having your family tree online.

Found some of your tree here:-

RootsWeb WorldConnect Project - Cotters, Ruths, Kealys, Clancys, Lyalls, etc. contact Mary Cotter.

Buy William G. KNIGHTs Death Certificate online for $28.
NSW Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages

Best wishes

Bathurst Family History Group

And register as a new user of Rootschat find their Australia board and post a lookup request.

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