Fifth Generation

Family of Herbert Henry KNIGHT (15) & Florence Annie Elizabeth WHYMAN

26. Herbert Henry Vaughan KNIGHT. Born on 16 Sep 1889. Christened on 6 Nov 1889 in Sunbury, Rec Vigue. Herbert Henry Vaughan died in Aug 1971; he was 81. Religion: C of E.


27. Graham Wheatley Royce KNIGHT. Born on 29 Mar 1891. Christened in Apr 1891 in Sunbury, Rev Vigue. Graham Wheatley Royce died in High Elms, Ringwood, Hants, England on 15 Nov 1961; he was 70. Religion: C of E.

28. Leslie Aitkin Wingham KNIGHT. Born on 8 May 1893. Christened in Jul 1893 in Hampton, Rev Digby Ram. Leslie Aitkin Wingham died in Pyes Hall, Wrentham Suffolk, England on 19 Oct 1961; he was 68. Occupation: Indian Army Officer and RFC. Education: Repton. Religion: C Of E.

Leslie was a pilot instructor in the RFC in WW1. He fell out of a Sopwith Camel and fell 1500ft without a parachute. He survived and transfered to the Indian Army and rose to the rank of Lt Col. In India met his bride Gwendoline. He served in the Western Dessert under General Sir Claude Auchinleck and was mentioned in despatches in WW2.


On 19 Apr 1922 when Leslie Aitkin Wingham was 28, he married Gwendoline Winifred Courthope BOAS, daughter of John Henry BOAS Capt & Winifred Irene QUINN, in St Marys, Kotagiri, Nilgiri Hills S India- RevFather Tignous. Born on 17 Aug 1904 in Kotagiri, Nilgiri Hills, S India. Gwendoline Winifred Courthope died in Whangarei, NZ on 21 Jun 1986; she was 81. Buried in Onerahi Cemetery. Education: Convent School. Kotagiri. Religion: Catholic.

Gwendoline emigrated to Whangarei NZ where she died. She is buried in Onerahi graveyard, Whangarei.


They had the following children:
33 i. Jeanne Courthope (1922-)
34 ii. David Nigel Wingham (1925-)
35 iii. Hubert Edmond Wheatley (1938-)

29. Gladys Lydia Florence KNIGHT. Born on 5 Aug 1894. Christened on 31 Aug 1894 in Hampton, Rev Digby Ram. Gladys Lydia Florence died in Milford on sea Hospital, England @10.15pm on 29 Dec 1953; she was 59. Religion: C of E.


30. Vera Evelyn Ivy KNIGHT. Born on 16 Mar 1896 in Stonihill. Christened on 27 Oct 1897 in Hampton. Rev Digby Ram. Vera Evelyn Ivy died ? . Religion: C of E.


31. Iris Madge Rita KNIGHT. Born on 29 Sep 1897 in Stonihill. Christened on 27 Oct 1897 in Hampton. Rev Digby Ram. Iris Madge Rita died in 1985; she was 87. Religion: C of E.


32. Violet Elen Muriel KNIGHT. Born on 4 Sep 1900 in Stonihill. Christened on 11 Sep 1900 in Hampton, Rev Digby Ram. Violet Elen Muriel died on 3 Nov 1977; she was 77. Religion: C of E.


Violet Elen Muriel married Arthur WILLIAMS.


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