Charles Knight (doctor)

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Charles Knight
Born Rye, Sussex, England
Baptised 14 July 1808[1]
Died 3 September 1891(1891-09-03) (aged 82–83)
Wellington, New Zealand
Resting place Bolton Street Memorial Park
Spouse(s) Caroline Symes
Relatives Philip Levi (partner of sister-in-law)

Charles Knight (c. 1808 – 3 September 1891) was a New Zealand doctor, public servant and botanist. He was born in Rye, Sussex, England in c. 1808. Knight was the country's inaugural auditor-general. In New Zealand, he first lived in Auckland and when the government moved to Wellington, he also relocated to the new capital. He died at his home in Wellington and is buried at Bolton Street Memorial Park.[2]