Person Sheet


Name Reverend Donald George Knighton MA (Oxon), BA (Cantab)
Birth 1932
Death 9 Apr 2015
Religion Methodist 7EEA9C2A-3ED1-4BB9-AA97-DCBE96A7E94B MH:IF621
Spouses:
1 Gwenllian ROBERTS
Birth 18 Aug 1950
Religion Methodist FBC63D23-C2BA-43A3-9FC2-EF9769AB8168 MH:IF245
Father Robert Owen ROBERTS (1917-2003)
Mother Edith Megan STRATTON (1921-1978)
Marriage Feb 1994
2 Anne Mary EVANS
Death 1991
Children: Rachel
Daniel
Benjamin
Notes for Reverend Donald George Knighton MA (Oxon), BA (Cantab)

The Revd Donald Knighton MA (Oxon), BA (Cantab)


Donald George Knighton, who has died at the age of 82, was a distinguished Methodist minister whose life was devoted to others. Donald followed a traditional path from school to college and then the ordained ministry. In Trinity Church, Penarth, he was influenced by his deeply committed parents. From there he gained a scholarship to Kingswood School. After National Service in the RAF in 1952 he went on to read modern history at Oriel College, Oxford,. Outside academic life he was active in the John Wesley Society and the ecumenical Student Christian Movement (SCM).

Donald is survived by his Wife Gwenllian, his daughter Rachel, her children Joshua and Lydia, and Daniel's daughter Star, his sister Mary and his nieces.
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