George Knowles1

#19780, b. 16 May 1872, d. 20 December 1942
     George Knowles was born on 16 May 1872 in 60 Hadon Street, Woodside, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.2 He married Jessie Ann Burness, daughter of Alexander Burness and Helen Gordon, on 26 May 1911 in Kirkburn, Bervie, Kincardineshire, Scotland.1,3 He died on 20 December 1942 in Otaki, New Zealand, at age 70.3
     George Knowles (engineer, age 53) was listed as a passenger aboard SS Dorset which departed on 19 February 1923 from Southampton bound for New Zealand. He was accompanied by Jessie Knowles, George Knowles and David Knowles.4

Children of George Knowles and Jessie Ann Burness


  1. Marriage Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  2. Birth Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  3. Death Registration, New Zealand Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages.
  4. British Out-Going Passengers 1890-1960.