A recent visit to Tameside Local Studies Library has helped especially this branch of the tree. There is still work to do. This family were extensively from Denton, Lancashire, though people from Denton often married at Manchester Cathedral.
Parish records tell us that Samuel Knight was a butcher, John Platt was a bricklayer. Ann Knight and William Bond are the parents of Mary Bond who married George Bowker Cock in 1835. Samuel's Will is here. Note also that George Knight died in 1787.
See Pictures of Denton here.
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