'Kniveton1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Kniveton of Mercaston (Myrcaston), Kniveton (Knyfton) of Mugginton, Knyfton of Uphill

Nicholas de Kniveton of Mercaston (d 1353-4)
m. Joan
The dates suggest that either Nicholas died young or that a generation is missing here.
1. Thomas de Kniveton of Mercaston (d 1447-8)
  m. Margaret Curson
  A. John Kniveton of Mercaston (dsp)
  B. Nicholas Kniveton of Mercaston, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire (a 1490)
m. Joan
  i. Nicholas Kniveton
  m(1). Joan Maliverer
  a. John Kniveton of Mercaston
  m. Joan Montgomery (dau of Sir Nicholas Montgomery of Cubley)
  (1) John Kniveton 'of Mercaston' of Hartleshome & Underwood (dvp)
  m. Anne Dethick (dau of Thomas Dethick of Newhall)
  (A) Thomas Kniveton of Mercaston or Myrcaston or Mircaston, Derbyshire
  m. Joan Leech (dau/coheir of Ralph Leech of Chatsworth)
  (i) Sir William Kniveton, 1st Bart of Mercaston, Sheriff of Derbyshire (d c1632)
  m. (c1580) Matilda Rollesley (dau/heir of John Rollesley of Rollesley)
  (a) Sir Gilbert Kniveton of Bradley, 2nd Bart of Mercaston, Sheriff of Derbyshire (d c1641)
m1. Mary Grey (dau/coheir of Andrew Grey of Hertfordshire)
  ((1)) Sir Andrew Kniveton, 3rd Bart of Mercaston (dsp bur 24.12.1669)
  m. Alice ## see here ##
  ((2)) Sir Thomas Kniveton, 4th Bart of Mercaston (d c1706)
  m. (before 1658) Elizabeth Stury (dau/coheir of Carew Stury of Rossall by Mary, dau of Thomas Browne of Shredicot)
  ((A)) Stury Kniveton (dvp bur 17.09.1709)
Identified by TCB (vol 1, 'Kniveton or Knyveton of Myrcaston', p51) were the following, though it is a presumption that they were Gilbert's full rather than half-sisters.
  ((3)) Mary Kniveton
  m. Sir Asaton Cokayne, Bart
  ((4)) Catherine Kniveton
  m. Thomas Pegge of Yeldersley
  ((5)) Elizabeth Kniveton
  m. William Nevill of Holt
  m2. (30.05.1634) Frances Dudley (d by 1641, dau of Sir Robert Dudley by Alice ('Duchess Dudley'), dau of Sir Thomas Leigh)
  (b) Elizabeth Kniveton
  m. Thomas Kniveton of Moginton or Mugginton @@ below
  (c) Margaret Kniveton
  m. _ Davenport of Henbury
  (d) Joan Kniveton
  m. _ Greves (rector of Brailsford)
  (e)+ other isuse - Rollesley, William
(ii) Elizabeth Kniveton
  m. William Kniveton of Bradley
  (iii) Margaret Kniveton
  m. Gabriel Armstrong of Nottinghamshire
  (iv) Jane Kniveton
  m. Griffin Harmead of Northumberland
  (v) Anne Kniveton
  m. George Sutton of Over Haddon
  (vi) Mary Kniveton or Knyveton (d 28.07.1646)
  m. Sir George Chaworth of Annesley, 1st Viscount Chaworth of Armagh
  (vii)+ other issue - George, Saintlow
  (2) Nicholas Kniveton
  (3) Barbara Kniveton possibly of this generation
  m. Richard Weston of Hagley & Rugeley (1613)
2. Nicholas Kniveton of Underwood



BLG1886 reports that "claiming descent from a junior branch of the Knivetons of Mercaston" was ...
Thomas Kniveton of Mugginton
m. Elizabeth Kniveton (dau of Sir William Kniveton, 1st Bart of Mercaston) @@ above
1. Thomas Kniveton or Knyfton of Mugginton
  m1. (sp) ??
  m2. (1661) Anne Pegge
  A. Thomas Knyfton (d c1705)
  i.+ 2 daughters
  B. George Knyfton of Uphill (d 03.1774)
  m. (1698) Mary Hobbs (dau of Thomas Hobbs of Uphill)
  i. Thomas Knyfton of Uphill (bpt 24.01.1716, d 06.1776)
  m. (28.08.1765) _ Tutton
  a. Thomas Knyfton of Uphill (bpt 27.01.1770, d 13.01.1810)
  m. (25.05.1797) _ Chappell
  (1) Thomas Tutton Knyfton of Uphill, Sheriff of Somerset (b 28.10.1798, dsps 02.02.1887)
  m1. (15.12.1836) Eliza Maria Jones-Parry (d 28.09.1838, dau of Lt. Gen. Sir Love Parry Jones-Parry of Madryn)
  m2. (12.07.1855, sp) Georgiana Sophia Colston (dau of Rev. William Hungerford Colston)
  (2) Mary Knyfton (d 25.02.1859)
  m. (14.02.1837) Robert Graves of Charlton House (d 1874)
  b. Mary Knyfton
  ii. George Knyfton (bpt 16.11.1722, d 11.1797, vicar of St. Decuman's)
  a.+ issue (dvp unm) - George, Charles, Thomas
  iii. Anne Knyfton (d 11.07.1765)
  m. Benjamin Hancock (rector of Uphill)
  iv.+ other issue (d young or unm)
  C.+ 3 daughters

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BEB1841 (Kniveton of Mercaston)
(2) For lower section : BLG1886 (Knyfton of Uphill), BLG1952 (Graves-Knyfton of Uphill)
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