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Westmorland Church Notes - Knott

 

Knott Grasmere

(In. W. board). Charities, A.D. 1812, Mrs. Dorothy Knott of Ambleside gave the Sum of £100 the Interest from which to be applied to the Education of five Children .(of poor but industrious Parents) at Grasmere School. 1847, Vincent G. Dowling Esq. (whose Mother and Sisters have been interred in the Churchyard of this Parish) gave the sum of £10 towards the further Endowment of the Parochial School. 1852, John Watson of Winterseeds in Grasmere, Yeoman, Gave £100, the interest from which to be applied towards the Schooling of such Children of the Poor in the Township as the School Trustees shall annually choose.

Knott Grasmere

(In. S. of Pillar). Michael Knott Esq. of Rydall, died August 28th 1772* Aged 76 years. Susannah Wife- of Michael Knott, died December 16th 1767 Aged 56 Y. Edward, Son of Michael Knott, died November 2d 1766, Aged 25 years. * This second 7 is also noted by E. B. as an altered 8, and the previous 8 as a 7. In 1875 he noted thus much :–"Michael Knott Esq. of Rydall, died August 27th 172–.