Edward Sinden

b. circa 1824, d. circa 1858
     Edward Sinden was born circa 1824 at Hastings, Sussex, England.
Edward Sinden married Mary Coleman, daughter of Jesse Coleman, in 1850 at Brighton, Sussex, England.
Edward Sinden was a butcher on 22 March 1856.1
On 22 March 1856 Edward Sinden and Mary Coleman lived at 14 Model Dwelling, Church St, Brighton, Sussex, England.1
Edward Sinden died circa 1858 at Sussex, England.

Family

Mary Coleman b. 1827, d. 1912
Marriage*
Edward Sinden married Mary Coleman, daughter of Jesse Coleman, in 1850 at Brighton, Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "(John Sinden)."

Edward Henry Sinden

b. 19 September 1852
FatherEdward Sinden b. c 1824, d. c 1858
MotherMary Coleman b. 1827, d. 1912
     Edward Henry Sinden was baptized on 19 September 1852 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England.1,2 He was the son of Edward Sinden and Mary Coleman.
As of 26 September 1859, Edward Henry Sinden was also known as Edward Gladman.2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S68] 1861 Census for England, "Class: RG 9; Piece: 606; Folio: 95; Page: 7; GSU roll: 542670."

John Sinden

b. 22 March 1856
FatherEdward Sinden b. c 1824, d. c 1858
MotherMary Coleman b. 1827, d. 1912
     John Sinden was baptized on 22 March 1856 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Edward Sinden and Mary Coleman.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Alfred Edwin John Skelton

b. 26 September 1889, d. 25 October 1947
FatherPhilip Henry Skelton b. 24 Jun 1858, d. a 3 Sep 1914
MotherJane Mary Ward b. c 1866, d. 26 Feb 1947
     Alfred Edwin John Skelton was born on 26 September 1889 at Asansol, West Bengal, India. He was the son of Philip Henry Skelton and Jane Mary Ward.
Alfred Edwin John Skelton died on 25 October 1947 at Valentine, Crondace Bay, New South Wales, Australia, at age 58.

Amy Winifred Skelton

b. 1885, d. 30 August 1945
FatherPhilip Henry Skelton b. 24 Jun 1858, d. a 3 Sep 1914
MotherJane Mary Ward b. c 1866, d. 26 Feb 1947
     Amy Winifred Skelton was born in 1885 at Asansol, West Bengal, India. She was the daughter of Philip Henry Skelton and Jane Mary Ward.
Amy Winifred Skelton was baptized on 19 February 1885 at Bengal, India.1
Amy Winifred Skelton married Edward Edwin Jeffries on 8 April 1912 at St Pauls Church, West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia.
Amy Winifred Skelton died on 30 August 1945 at 72 Margaret St, West Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia.

Family

Edward Edwin Jeffries b. c 1887
Marriage*
Amy Winifred Skelton married Edward Edwin Jeffries on 8 April 1912 at St Pauls Church, West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia

Citations

  1. [S15] International Genealogical Index (IGI) compiled by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1999 Edition (1999) "batch C750296,dates 1885, source call No 0510875."

Harriet Valerie Skelton

b. 15 November 1882, d. 1962
FatherPhilip Henry Skelton b. 24 Jun 1858, d. a 3 Sep 1914
MotherJane Mary Ward b. c 1866, d. 26 Feb 1947
     Harriet Valerie Skelton was born on 15 November 1882 at Asansol, West Bengal, India. She was the daughter of Philip Henry Skelton and Jane Mary Ward.
Harriet Valerie Skelton was baptized on 24 December 1882 at Bengal, India.
Harriet Valerie Skelton married Edward Francis Donnolley on 13 October 1915 at St Mary's Church, Concord, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.1
Harriet Valerie Skelton died in 1962.

Family

Edward Francis Donnolley b. c 1883
Marriage*
Harriet Valerie Skelton married Edward Francis Donnolley on 13 October 1915 at St Mary's Church, Concord, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.1

Citations

  1. [S316] Marriage certificate of Harriet Valerie Skelton and Edward Francis Donnolley, married 13 Oct 1915 in the Registration District of Concord, Sydney, NSW, Australia (Ref no: 1915/015464).

Philip Henry Skelton

b. 24 June 1858, d. after 3 September 1914
     Philip Henry Skelton was born on 24 June 1858 at 4 Alfred Villas, Enfield Rd, West Hackney, Middlesex, England.
On 2 April 1871 Philip Henry Skelton lived at Hackney St John, London, England.
Philip Henry Skelton married Jane Mary Ward, daughter of Edwin Ward and Mary (?), on 31 January 1882 at Calcutta, West Bengal, India, from probate of Will of P H Skelton in the NSW Court 1927. In the IGI individual record it has the marriage as 1881 Assensole India.
Philip Henry Skelton left a will made on 3 October 1886 at Asansol, West Bengal, India.
Philip Henry Skelton was a foreman engineer in Marleybone, Middlesex (from son Philip Northcote Skelton's baptism entry). on 30 October 1887.
On 30 October 1887 Philip Henry Skelton and Jane Mary Ward lived at 16 Newman St, Marylebone, Middlesex, England.
Philip Henry Skelton and Jane Mary Ward emigrated in 1892 to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, arriving 18 Apr 1892 on the Nevasa with three children and one infant.
Philip Henry Skelton was an engine driver (1903 Electoral Roll). in 1903.
In 1903 Philip Henry Skelton and Jane Mary Ward lived at Hall St, Merrewether, New South Wales, Australia, (1903 Electoral Roll.)
Philip Henry Skelton was Licencee of the Port Maitland Inn, in Plaistowe St, Maitland West. (1909 Electoral Roll) in 1909.
In 1909 Philip Henry Skelton and Jane Mary Ward lived at Port Maitland Inn, Plaistowe St, Maitland West, New South Wales, Australia, (1903 Electoral Roll).
His estate was probated on 2 September 1914 at New South Wales, Australia, number 146875 Philip Henry Skelton instrument P, Residence, Darlinghurst & Richmond NSW.
Philip Henry Skelton died after 3 September 1914 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Philip Henry Skeltons death is on or after the 02 Sep 1914 as this is the day that he left his wife Jane Mary Skelton nee Ward at a boarding house in Darlinghurst. There is an article in The Sydney Morning Herald, Tuesday 6 September 1927, giving the details. It begins:
IN PROBATE. (Before Mr. Justice Harvey.) A HUSBAND'S DISAPPEARANCE. Leave to Swear Death. This was an application on behalf of Jane Mary Skelton, of Margaret street , O'Briens Estate, Cessnock, wife of Philip Henry Skelton, late of Darlinghurst, and formerly of Richmond, retired hotelkeeper, for leave to swear to the death of her husband as having taken place on or after September 2, 1914 Mr Molloy (Instructed by Messers W J Enright and Skelton, of West Maitland, by their Sydney agents, Messers Taylor and Kearney) appeared for the applicant .......1
On 6 September 1927 the probate court granted leave to swear to the death of Philip Henry Skelton as having taken place on or since September 3, 1914.1

Family

Jane Mary Ward b. c 1866, d. 26 Feb 1947
Marriage*
Philip Henry Skelton married Jane Mary Ward, daughter of Edwin Ward and Mary (?), on 31 January 1882 at Calcutta, West Bengal, India, from probate of Will of P H Skelton in the NSW Court 1927. In the IGI individual record it has the marriage as 1881 Assensole India. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S298] Webpage The Sydney Morning Herald (http://trove.nla.gov.au/) "1927 'IN PROBATE.', The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), 6 September, p. 8, viewed 23 July, 2012, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article16401840."

Philip Northcote Skelton

b. 17 September 1887, d. 9 July 1952
FatherPhilip Henry Skelton b. 24 Jun 1858, d. a 3 Sep 1914
MotherJane Mary Ward b. c 1866, d. 26 Feb 1947
     Philip Northcote Skelton was born on 17 September 1887 at Marleybone, London, England. Date from baptism record.1 He was the son of Philip Henry Skelton and Jane Mary Ward.
Philip Northcote Skelton was baptized on 30 October 1887 at St Andrew's, South Marylebone, Middlesex, England, ("to Philip Henry and Jane Mary Skelton").
Note that Philip's death certificate confirms his birthplace as London, England.
Philip Northcote Skelton married Flossie Caroline Whitehurst in 1914 at Adamstown, New South Wales, Australia.
Barry Brown writes: Philip Northcote Skelton started work on the NSW Railways on the 25th August 1913 on six months probation & joined the Superannuation Fund on the 25 Feb 1914. His work history number is 9674. Starting work in Newcastle NSW as a gate keeper he would have been 26 years of age.`He was dismissed on the 14th of Aug 1917 but appealed to the Appeals Board against his dismissal & won the appeal & went on to work on the Railways until his death on the 9th of July 1952.2
Philip Northcote Skelton died on 9 July 1952 at 68 Kembla St, Croydon Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, at age 64.

Family

Flossie Caroline Whitehurst b. 1897, d. 1963
Marriage*
Philip Northcote Skelton married Flossie Caroline Whitehurst in 1914 at Adamstown, New South Wales, Australia

Citations

  1. [S142] General Register Office: Indexes to Births, Sep 1837-2006, "Oct-Dec 1887, Marleybone, Vol 1a Page 517."
  2. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/).

Elizabeth Skinner

b. 17 April 1668
FatherRichard Skinner
MotherElizabeth Gringer d. 1693
     Elizabeth Skinner was baptized on 17 April 1668 at St Giles, Dallington, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Richard Skinner and Elizabeth Gringer.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Elizabeth Skinner

b. 21 April 1674
FatherRichard Skinner
MotherElizabeth Gringer d. 1693
     Elizabeth Skinner was baptized on 21 April 1674 at St Giles, Dallington, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Richard Skinner and Elizabeth Gringer.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Frederick George Skinner

b. circa 1859
     Frederick George Skinner was born circa 1859.
Frederick George Skinner married Florence Maud Wells, daughter of Hesketh James Wells and Elizabeth Sheppard, on 28 December 1882 at St James Church, Hatcham, London, England.1

Family

Florence Maud Wells b. 5 Feb 1859, d. 1930
Marriage*
Frederick George Skinner married Florence Maud Wells, daughter of Hesketh James Wells and Elizabeth Sheppard, on 28 December 1882 at St James Church, Hatcham, London, England.1 

Citations

  1. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "Source Citation
    London Metropolitan Archives, Saint James, Hatcham, Register of marriages, P75/JS1, Item 062
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010."

James Skinner

b. 28 July 1675
FatherRichard Skinner
MotherElizabeth Gringer d. 1693
     James Skinner was baptized on 28 July 1675 at St Giles, Dallington, Sussex, England, twin.1 He was the son of Richard Skinner and Elizabeth Gringer.
James Skinner and Susan Robins obtained a marriage licence on 7 February 1693/94 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, James of Burwash; Susan of Warbleton. Sponsors: James Skinner and William Robins, husbandman of Warbleton.2
James Skinner married Susan Robins, daughter of William Robins and Susan Cogger, on 7 February 1693/94 at Ashburnham, Sussex, England, James of Burwash; Susan of Warbleton.2

Family

Susan Robins b. 1 Jan 1673/74, d. 1751
Marriage License*
James Skinner and Susan Robins obtained a marriage licence on 7 February 1693/94 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, James of Burwash; Susan of Warbleton. Sponsors: James Skinner and William Robins, husbandman of Warbleton.2 
Marriage
James Skinner married Susan Robins, daughter of William Robins and Susan Cogger, on 7 February 1693/94 at Ashburnham, Sussex, England, James of Burwash; Susan of Warbleton.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

James Skinner

b. 19 December 1664, d. 1665
FatherRichard Skinner
MotherElizabeth Gringer d. 1693
     James Skinner was baptized on 19 December 1664 at St Giles, Dallington, Sussex, England, "Gringer (mother's maiden name.)1" He was the son of Richard Skinner and Elizabeth Gringer.
James Skinner died in 1665 at Dallington, Sussex, England.
James Skinner was buried on 9 January 1665 at St Giles, Dallington, Sussex, England, "son of Richard."2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

John Skinner

b. 25 July 1675, d. 1680
FatherRichard Skinner
MotherElizabeth Gringer d. 1693
     John Skinner was baptized on 25 July 1675 at St Giles, Dallington, Sussex, England, twin.1 He was the son of Richard Skinner and Elizabeth Gringer.
John Skinner died in 1680 at Dallington, Sussex, England.
John Skinner was buried on 6 May 1680 at St Giles, Dallington, Sussex, England, "son of Richard."2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Mary Skinner

b. 3 August 1663, d. 1681
FatherRichard Skinner
MotherElizabeth Gringer d. 1693
     Mary Skinner was baptized on 3 August 1663 at St Giles, Dallington, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Richard Skinner and Elizabeth Gringer.
Mary Skinner died in 1681 at Dallington, Sussex, England.
Mary Skinner was buried on 27 December 1681 at St Giles, Dallington, Sussex, England, "daughter of Richard at the furnace in Dallington."2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Richard Skinner

      Richard is probably the one baptised 23 Jun 1633 at Brightling son of Richard Skinner.
Richard Skinner married Elizabeth Gringer on 3 October 1661 at Warbleton, Sussex, England, Richard of Wartling; Elizabeth of the same parish. Surname spelt GRINGDE on index.1
Richard Skinner was an iron founder at the Ashburnham furnace between 1676 and 1688.2
The burial of Richard's daughter Mary in 1681 states "daughter of Richard at the furnace in Dallington". The Wealden Iron Research Group has a database of sites and the furnace at Ashburnham (Dallington) is well documented. It commenced c1550 and used ore from the neighbouring woods making fire backs, brand irons, cannon and shot and also the molten iron was shaped into pigs for general purposes. The furnace operated until 1813. Richard Skinner was the iron founder between 1676-1688. Historically the appellation "founder" was given to the supervisor of a blast furnace, and persons who made castings in iron or other heavy metal (Wikipedia).2

Family

Elizabeth Gringer d. 1693
Marriage*
Richard Skinner married Elizabeth Gringer on 3 October 1661 at Warbleton, Sussex, England, Richard of Wartling; Elizabeth of the same parish. Surname spelt GRINGDE on index.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S717] Website "Wealden Iron Research Group Database" (http://www.wirgdata.org/) "http://www.wirgdata.org/searchsites2.cgi."

Richard Skinner

b. 4 February 1670/71
FatherRichard Skinner
MotherElizabeth Gringer d. 1693
     Richard Skinner was baptized on 4 February 1670/71 at St Giles, Dallington, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Richard Skinner and Elizabeth Gringer.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Sarah Skinner

b. 24 November 1695, d. 1735
FatherJames Skinner b. 28 Jul 1675
MotherSusan Robins b. 1 Jan 1673/74, d. 1751
     Sarah Skinner was baptized on 24 November 1695 at St Bartholomew, Burwash, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of James Skinner and Susan Robins.
Sarah Skinner married John Breach, son of John Breach and Elizabeth (?), on 6 January 1728/29 at Dallington, Sussex, England, Sarah of Burwash.2
Sarah Skinner died in 1735 at Burwash, Sussex, England.
Sarah Skinner was buried on 20 December 1735 at St Bartholomew, Burwash, Sussex, England, "wife of John."3

Family

John Breach b. 2 Apr 1698
Marriage*
Sarah Skinner married John Breach, son of John Breach and Elizabeth (?), on 6 January 1728/29 at Dallington, Sussex, England, Sarah of Burwash.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

William Skinner

b. 13 September 1672
FatherRichard Skinner
MotherElizabeth Gringer d. 1693
     William Skinner was baptized on 13 September 1672 at St Giles, Dallington, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Richard Skinner and Elizabeth Gringer.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Mary Ferguson Slater

b. 29 January 1854
     Mary Ferguson Slater was born on 29 January 1854 at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Mary Ferguson Slater married William McMillan, son of Hugh McMillan and Isabella Johnstone, in 1878 at Victoria, Australia.

Family

William McMillan b. c 1851
Marriage*
Mary Ferguson Slater married William McMillan, son of Hugh McMillan and Isabella Johnstone, in 1878 at Victoria, Australia