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John Thomas Knapp

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John Thomas Knapp, a builder

c1823 Born in Bampton

1851 John Thomas Knapp 28, builder employing 5 journeymen, lived in Ensham, in Clanfield parish, with Jane Knapp 27, Leonard R Knapp 3, George Knapp 1[1]

1853 Patent. '2331. To James Hall Nalder, of Alvescott, in the county of Oxford, Farmer, and John Thomas Knapp, of Clanfield, in the same county, Machinist, for the invention of "improvements in winnowing or dressing corn."'[2]

1861 Builder, employing 4 men, farmer of 78 acres employing 4 men and 1 boy, a widower, lived in Bampton, with Randolph L Knapp 13, George Knapp 11, Richard J Knapp 9, Caroline Knapp 7[3]

1872 Died in Bampton[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. London Gazette Publication date:21 October 1853 Issue:21487 Page:2834
  3. 1861 census
  4. National probate calendar