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Norman Wood
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Hello all, I am trying to find out more about my ancesters who originated from West. Brom. My grandfathers name was Richard Knight born in 1879 and my grandmothers name was Eliza Hadley born 17th Aug 1885. The only thing I know is that Eliza worked making chains and Richard sometimes worked on the canals. They moved up to work in Derbyshire (Bentinck near Bolsover). There is a family story that a relative Jack Knight found his fortune in Africa, working in the gold mines and came home very rich. He was supposed to have invested his money in West Bromwich Albion football club and owned a substantial amount of property in the area. This of course could all be just another one of those family stories which have no foundation. If you recognise the family names of Knight and Hadley please post what you know, thank You, Norm. 

May 19, 2017 at 5:48 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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