Druscilla Knighton

March 1850–
Burton upon Trent St Mowden, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Druscilla

When Druscilla Knighton was born in March 1850, in Burton upon Trent St Mowden, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Luke Knighton, was 24 and her mother, Edith Wilson, was 25. She married Samuel Banks on 8 November 1868, in Swadlincote, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Banks
1846–1891
Druscilla Knighton
1850–
Marriage: 8 November 1868
Sarah Edith Banks
1869–1950
Elizabeth Banks
1870–
Nehemiah Banks
1872–
Lillian May Banks
1874–1972
Mary Elizabeth Banks
1877–
Minnie Banks
1878–1972
Eleanor Louisa Banks
1880–
Thomas Knighton Banks
1885–1984
Samuel Raymond W Banks
1889–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 November 1868
Swadlincote, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    Sarah Edith Banks

    Female1869–1950Female

    Elizabeth Banks

    Female1870–Female

    Nehemiah Banks

    Male1872–Male

    Lillian May Banks

    Female1874–1972Female

    Mary Elizabeth Banks

    Female1877–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 4

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 30

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 34

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English cnihta, genitive plural of cniht ‘servant’, ‘retainer’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Drucilla Banks, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Drusilla Knighton in household of Elizabeth Knighton, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Drusilla Banks in household of Samuel Banks, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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