The Kings Candlesticks - Family Trees
George KNIGHT [20744]
Hilda Bessel KNIGHT [15657]


Family Links

1. Robert Walter DIVES [15656]

2. Ernest BATES [20785]
3. Charles Arther Wilson RAMSAY [20788]

Hilda Bessel KNIGHT [15657]

  • Born: 19 Jul 1893, 7 Oak St Woodstock Cape Town SA
  • Marriage (1): Robert Walter DIVES [15656]
  • Marriage (2): Ernest BATES [20785]
  • Marriage (3): Charles Arther Wilson RAMSAY [20788] on 1 Mar 1927 in Rhodesia
  • Died: 1967, Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe aged 74

bullet   Another name for Hilda was Bonny.


bullet  Research Notes:

Hilda met her second husband Robert Dives in Bulowayo while nursing him for WWI wounds to his hand suffered in an unidentified theatre of this war, possibly German West Africa.

Hilda was a beneficiary by the Will of her husbands Gt Uncle, W A Dives

Hilda had a difficult time at the end of her husbands life when she was living in Salisbury with two young children.


Hilda married Robert Walter DIVES [15656] [MRIN: 5559], son of John DIVES [3662] and Elizabeth Lester BULL [15364]. (Robert Walter DIVES [15656] was born 1st Qtr 1877 in St Mary Cray KEN and died on 24 Feb 1926 in Salisbury Rhodesia.)


Hilda next married Ernest BATES [20785] [MRIN: 7457].


Hilda next married Charles Arther Wilson RAMSAY [20788] [MRIN: 7458] on 1 Mar 1927 in Rhodesia. (Charles Arther Wilson RAMSAY [20788] died on 14 Jun 1944 and was buried in Maitland Cemetery.)

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