George Edgar Knight (1908-1977) was born on 18th May 1908 at Badsey, the second of three children of George Henry Knight, a market gardener, and his wife, Florence. George entered Badsey Council School in August 1912 and left in March 1923, aged 14. He married Dorothy A Andrews in 1935. George was Deputy Surveyor for Evesham Rural District Council. He died in 1977.