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Declaration by the Honorable Lucy Elizabeth Portman, (widow of Henry Berkeley Portman, esq., M.P., and daughter of Charles Lord Dormer) of Hinton St. George, co. Somerset, concerning the marriage of her sister, Frances Dormer, to Robert Knight of Barrels, esq., 12 June 1791, and the birth of their sons, Henry Knight (d. 1798), and Henry Charles Knight (born October 1813) etc. Attached: baptism certificate of Henry Charles Knight, 21 May 1814. Enclosed: i) baptism certificate, Robert Knight, son of Robert [Knight] and Jane Davies, 9 April 1768. ii) marriage certificate, Robert Knight and Frances Dormer, 12 June 1791. iii) burial certificate, Henry Knight, son of Robert Knight, at Wootton Wawen, 7 December 1800. iv) solicitor's letter concerning the declaration, 27 April 1843.