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Daniel Knight and his wife, Bridget Crudden

Below left: Daniel Knight........... Below right: His son, Harry

Harry Knight
Mine Rescue Certificate

5. Daniel2 Knight (Thomas1) was born November 15, 1876 in Dunmore , Kilnalappa, Galway Ireland, and died August 20, 1960 in Boothstown, Manchester, England.He married Brigid Crudden Abt. 1908 in Sacred Heart Church, Tyldesley Manchester.She was born 1877 in Tyldesley Manchester, and died November 12, 1936.

Notes for Daniel Knight:
Daniel Knight emigrated to Boothstown, a small coal mining town in England, near Manchester.He already had

cousins in the area.He worked at a colliery known as Mosely Common Colliery.His grandson, Donal Knight,
has the certificate awarded to him as a member of the mine rescue team.His moving there must have prompted
his Mother's move to Boothstown, where she died.

When Daniel first arrived in England, he lived with older brother, Edward and family, in the Manchester area.

Sometime in 1908, Daniel married Brigid Crudden and raised a family in the Manchester, England area.Daniel
and Brigid raised six children, including a set of twins, Harry and Agnes.

Most of Daniel's grandchildren still live in the Manchester area.

Children of Daniel Knight and Brigid Crudden are:

i. NORA KNIGHT, b. May 30, 1912, Boothstown, Manchester, England; d. June 15, 2001, Boothstown, Manchester, England; m. JOHN WILLIAMS, March 25, 1940, Holy Family Church, Boothstown; d. March 09, 1976, Boothstown, Manchester, England.

ii. BRIGID KNIGHT, b. February 02, 1916, Boothstown, Manchester, England; d. June 02, 1987, Boothstown, Manchester, England; m. CLARENCE COUCILL; d. October 08, 2000.

iii. H
ENRY "AKA HARRY " KNIGHT, b. December 26, 1918, Boothstown, Manchester, England; d. July 09, 2002, Boothstown, Manchester, England; m. KATHLEEN MURPHY; b. Dublin, Ireland; d. July 14, 1993, Boothstown, Manchester, England.

iv. AGNES "AKA Cissie "KNIGHT, b. December 26, 1918, Boothstown, Manchester, England; m. BASIL HOLT, September 19, 1964, Holy Family Church, Boothstown.

v. THOMAS JOSEPH KNIGHT, b. March 19, 1909, Boothstown, Lancashire, UK; d. May 06, 1980, Manchester; m. NUALA O'MEARA, September 16, 1948, Dublin, Ireland.

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