James Knight

Male Bef 1568 - 1636  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name James Knight 
    Born Bef 1568  of Bicknor, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried 6 Oct 1636  Bicknor, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3929  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 

    Father William Knight,   bur. 2 Nov 1573, Bicknor, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Jone,   bur. 8 Dec 1609, Bicknor, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1549  , Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F630  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elyine Edwards,   b. Bef 1570, of Stockbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 6 Jan 1605, Bicknor, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1589  Stockbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F1639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne Coullen,   bur. 14 Sep 1638, Bicknor, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 30 Jun 1606  Bicknor, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William Knight,   c. 25 Mar 1607, Bicknor, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 11 Apr 1677, Hollingbourne, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     2. Robert Knight,   c. 25 Mar 1610, Bicknor, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 3 Oct 1678, Bicknor, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     3. James Knight,   c. 28 Feb 1612, Bicknor, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Anne Knight,   b. Abt 1616, Bicknor, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joan Knight,   c. 4 Apr 1619, Bicknor, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Richard Knight,   c. 4 Jan 1623, Bicknor, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 11 Apr 1684, Bicknor, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F1646  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH_NOTES:
      1. Mentioned in father's will. Family Search's "England, Kent, Wills and Probate, 1440-1881," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-23161-16087-16?cc=1949814&wc=M68K-22S:250713701,250719201,251218501 : accessed 28 July 2015), Kent, Archdeaconry of Canterbury > Wills > 1573, A-Z > image 121 of 220; County Record Office, Maidstone; 1573 PRC/17/42/40a PRC/16/62 K/2 WY from PRC/17; Kent, Archdeaconry of Canterbury Wills:
      Will written 9 August 1573
      William Knighte of Bicknor, Kent
      -to be buried in churchyard of Bicknor
      -wife Jone, executrix
      -sons Thomas Knighte, Jeames [James] Knighte and William Knighte
      -sons Johne Knight and Robarte Knighte
      -daughter Elen Bentle?
      -Thomas Bentle and Mattes? Bentle the sons of my daughter Elen
      -children of my son Thomas Knight: John and Richard
      -overseer Johne Miles of ????
      Probated February 1573/74.

      2. Bicknor Parish Records show Jame Knite as church warden in 1601. His name also appears as Jacobi Knite; Jacobi is a form of James.

      DEATH:
      1. Family Search's "England, Kent, Wills and Probate, 1440-1881," images, FamilySearch accessed 28 July 2015, Kent, Archdeaconry of Canterbury, Wills, 1636, A-Z, images 257-259 of 497:
      Will: Knight, James; Bicknor; 1632; 1636; PRC/17/70/472; PRC/16/213 K/3
      Website: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-23160-48543-70?cc=1949814&wc=M68K-RMS:250713701,250719201,251319801#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FM68K-K38%3A250713701%2C250719201%3Fcc%3D1949814
      Will written 31 May 1632
      James Knight
      - to be buried in churchyard of Bicknor
      - eldest son William Knight, two parcells of land named Petscroft in the parish of Bicknor
      - wife Anne Knight with rights to Petscroft for her natural life
      - younger son Ritchard Knight under the full age of 24
      - sons Robart Knight and James Knight
      - wife Anne and son William named as executors
      - daughters Anne Knight and Joan Knight under the full age 22
      Witnessed by William Peckett [Beckett?] and Walter Bentley. James signed with a mark.
      Probated 10 Nov 1636