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Family of William Edward SKINNER and Harriet BADGER

Husband: William Edward SKINNER (1857-1910)
Wife: Harriet BADGER (1858-1925)
Children: Winifred SKINNER (1884- )
Margaret Ethel SKINNER (1887-1974)
James Platt SKINNER (1891-1960)
Christine SKINNER ( -1969)
Grace Ella SKINNER ( - )
Julia Adelene SKINNER ( - )

Husband: William Edward SKINNER

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William Edward SKINNER, Grave of William and Harriet Skinner

Name: William Edward SKINNER1,2
Sex: Male
Father: John Parker SKINNER (1816-1888)
Mother: Sarah Jane CROSSLAND (1830- )
Birth 27 Sep 18573
Birth c. Dec 1857 Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England4
[ GRO Dec 1857 Ecclesall Bierlow 9c 216 ]
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 3) Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England5
136 Cemetry Road
Occupation School Teacher
Ran a School
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 19) Leeds, Yorkshire, England3
56 Burley Street
Boarder
Occupation 3 Apr 1881 (age 19) School Master; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England3
Single
Residence 1891 (age 33-34) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
24 Colver Road, Highfields
Hallam Nether Polling register LG 650, page 20. Share of freehold house and Land. Qualifying property: 76 Ivy park Road, Sandygate.
Residence 1896 (age 38-39) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
25 Vincent Road, Sharrow
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 43) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England6
44 Wostenholme Road
Census 1901 (age 43-44)
Full Transcription Details for William Edwd Skinner
National Archives Reference
RG Number, Series Piece Folio Page Schedule Number
RG13 4358 8 7 35

William Edwd Skinner
Relation to Head of Family Head
Sex M
Age Last Birthday 43
Nationality
Condition as to Marriage Married
Profession or Occupation ... Spring Manufacturer
Employment Status
Infirmity
Where Born Sheffield Yorks
Address 44 Wostenholme Rd
Civil Parish Ecclesall Bierlow
Rural District
Town or Village or Hamlet Sheffield County Borough
Parliamentary Borough or Division Ecclesall Division
Ecclesiastical Parish St Andrews
Administrative County Yorkshire
County Borough, Municipal Borough or Urban District Sheffield
Ward of Municipal Borough or Urban District Ecclesall
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 43) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England6
44 Wostenholme Road
RG13; Piece: 4358; Folio: 8; Page: 7.
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 43) Spiral Spring manufactureer (Employer); Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England6
Residence Burton Agnes, Near Bridlington, Yorkshire, England
When young married
Residence Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
Westenholme Road
Returned to Sheffield after death of father James P Skinner
Residence 1908 (age 50-51) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England7
44 Wostenholm Road
Occupation Spring maker
Suggestion that "business was ruined by his son" -Monica E
Death 17 May 1910 (age 52) Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
Cause: Consumption
"when monica was 13"
Name: William Edward Skinner
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1858
Year of Registration: 1910
Quarter of Registration: Apr-May-Jun
Age at Death: 52
District: Ecclesall Bierlow
County: Derbyshire, Yorkshire - West Riding
Volume: 9c
Page: 229
Burial 21 May 1910 Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
Eccleshall Church, Ringinglow Rd, Sheffield

Wife: Harriet BADGER

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Harriet BADGER, Grave of William and Harriet Skinner

Name: Harriet BADGER2,8,9
Sex: Female
Father: Joseph BADGER (c. 1828- )
Mother: Rachel BROWN (c. 1831- )
Birth 12 Jun 1858 Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England10
day & month from gravestone report 24 Jun 1820 (app)??
Birth "24 June ?"11
Birth c. Sep 1858 Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England4
[ GRO Sep 1858 Ecclesall Bierlow 9c 713 ]
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 2) Yard, Clarence Street, Laughton en le Morthen, Yorkshire West Riding, England12
Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield
Census 2 Apr 1871 (age 12) Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England13
142 Hanover Street
Occupation 2 Apr 1871 (age 12) Scholar; Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England13
Census 1881 (age 22-23)
RG11; Piece: 4633; Folio: 12; Page: 15; Line: ; GSU roll: 1342119.
Not sure about this, future husband was a single boarder at this date, so harriet would still be censused as a Badger
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 22) Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England10
142 Up Hanover St.
Occupation 3 Apr 1881 (age 22) School Mistress; Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England10
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 42) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England6
44 Wostenholme Road
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 42) Spiral Spring Manufacturer; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England6
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 52) Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England14
3 Grange Crescent Road, Sharrow
Occupation 2 Apr 1911 (age 52) Director Limited Co., Spiral Spring Manufacturer; Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England14
Death 30 Jun 1925 (age 67)11
Death c. 30 Jun 1927 (age 69) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
day & month from gravestone report. Must be Wrong!

Child 1: Winifred SKINNER

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Winifred SKINNER, 1913, age 29

Name: Winifred SKINNER2
Sex: Female
Nickname: Winnie
Spouse: William Sugden ROBINSON (1881-1968)
Birth 188411
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 17) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England6
44 Wostenholme Road
Death "1942? Impossible, at Monica's wedding"11

Child 2: Margaret Ethel SKINNER

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Margaret Ethel SKINNER, 2010, age 123, 2010-0010-3

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Spouse: Joseph Tom EPWORTH, Joseph Tom Epworth

Name: Margaret Ethel SKINNER2
Sex: Female
Nickname: Num
Spouse: Joseph Tom EPWORTH (1885-1965)
Birth 30 Jun 1887 Burton Agnes, Near Bridlington, Yorkshire, England2
Registered in July 1887, Vol 9d, p 345
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 13) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England6
44 Wostenholme Road
Residence 1911 (age 23-24) Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
3 Grange Crescent
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 23) Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England14
3 Grange Crescent Road, Sharrow
Occupation 2 Apr 1911 (age 23) at home; Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England14
Residence bef 1913 (age 25-26) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
3 Grange Crescent Road
from M. Cert
Occupation Seamstress, Home Maker, Reader of Philosophy
Death 7 Feb 1974 (age 86) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
in Middlewood Hospital
Death reg. District Wortley, Vol20 p2036
Burial Feb 1974 Dore, Sheffield, England
Dore Christ Church
It was raining, her son in law Oswald Nicholson (Nick), nearly slipped into the open grave as she was being laid to rest, saying in his broad Yorkshire accent: "Eh up Grandmother, I thought I were comin' to join thee!"
Monica Ref. A49

Child 3: James Platt SKINNER

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James Platt SKINNER, 1905, age 14, Bidston Hill Clipper

Name: James Platt SKINNER2
Sex: Male
Nickname: Jim
Spouse: Kate Duncan (1891-1948)
Birth 1 May 189111
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 11) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England6
44 Wostenholme Road
Occupation frm 12 May 1905 to 18 Jul 1908 (age 15 yrs 9 mns) Indentured into the Merchant Navy; Liverpool, Lancashire, England15
Name: James Platt Skinner
Age: 15 3/4
Birth Year: abt 1890
Registration or Indenture Date: 12 May 1905
Port of Registry: Liverpool
Bound for 4 years
Bound to W Price &Co.
"Cancelled 15.07.08" in Red ink
Remarks: "4", Then the following in Red ink: V.Y Liverpool 18.7.08.
Ind. recd. 18/7/08"
Note: Indenture cancelled after 3 years but my notes say he never sailed again after his return from being shipwrecked.
Occupation 31 Jul 1905 (age 14) Merchant seaman - Shipwrecked; Staten Island (Isla de los Estados, Argentina), Cape Horn
Cape Furneaux
Shipwrecked sailor: Isla de los Estados (English: Staten Island, from the Dutch Stateneiland) is an Argentine island that lies 29 kilometres (18 mi) off the eastern extremity of the Argentine portion of Tierra del Fuego, from which it is separated by the Le Maire Strait. It was named for the Netherlands States-General, and its original Dutch name was identical to that of the New York borough of Staten Island.
The Bidston Hill, left Hamburg on May 19, 1905 with a cargo of cement for San Francisco.
Occupation aft May 1910 (age 19) Manager Spring Factory; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
Took over running the Spiral Spring Factory from his father Edward Skinner on his death and made a good job of it. Unsure of these facts.
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 21) Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England14
3 Grange Crescent Road, Sharrow
Occupation 2 Apr 1911 (age 19) Works Traveller, Spiral Springs; Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England14
Death 12 Dec 1960 (age 69)11

Child 4: Christine SKINNER

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Christine SKINNER, 1913

Name: Christine SKINNER2
Sex: Female
Nickname: Chris
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 19) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England6
44 Wostenholme Road
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 Assistant School Mistress; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England6
Death 9 Oct 1969
Her Will was split 4 ways between Mrs. M Walsh, Mrs H.A King, Margaret Ethel Epworth, Mr. W E S Robinson (Ted). Monica Nicholson (nee Epworth), received £100 for "attendance upon Miss Skinner"
Death 196911
Marital status Spinster
Annie Badger eloped with Auntie Chris's Boyfriend - hence the frigid spinster we remember.

Child 5: Grace Ella SKINNER

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Grace Ella SKINNER, 1913

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Spouse: William CHEETHAM, 1913

Name: Grace Ella SKINNER2
Sex: Female
Spouse: William CHEETHAM ( - )
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 15) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England6
44 Wostenholme Road
Own Ref: B3

Child 6: Julia Adelene SKINNER

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Julia Adelene SKINNER, 1913

Name: Julia Adelene SKINNER2
Sex: Female
Nickname: Toots
Spouse 1: Ernest ANNERLEY ( - )
Occupation c. 1828 Headmistress; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
31 Brook View
Mrs Julia Skinner's Ladies' Boarding School
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 9) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England6
44 Wostenholme Road
Also got Toots at Albany Road (adjacent) - Christine Peters
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 19) Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England14
3 Grange Crescent Road, Sharrow
Occupation 2 Apr 1911 Student; Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England14

Note on Husband: William Edward SKINNER (1) - shared note

Schoolteacher, became Springmaker. "The Business was ruined by uncle Jim" Monica Nicholson

Note on Husband: William Edward SKINNER (2)

Amateur Astronomer with huge telescope. "A gentleman".

Note on Husband: William Edward SKINNER (3)

"only evidence for existence is the Will of Mary Fawcett Platt" This does not make sense so is probably misplaced

Note on Wife: Harriet BADGER

Had 3 domestic staff.

Sources

1Christine Peters, "Families - Fact and Fiction (SKINNER)" (Private letter to Monica Epworth (Nicholson)).
2"From Monica Nicholson". Text From Source: Date of Import: 11 Jan 2003
3"Census 1881 Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG11; Piece: 4531; Folio: 13; Page: 19; (RG11; Piece: 4531; Folio: 13; Page: 19; Line: ; GSU roll: 1342089.)". RG11; Piece: 4531; Folio: 13; Page: 19; Cit. Date: 3 April 1881.
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Source: Census 1881 Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG11; Piece: 4531; Folio: 13; Page: 19; (RG11; Piece: 4531; Folio: 13; Page: 19; Line: ; GSU roll: 1342089.), Census1881_WilliamESkinnerBoarder56BurleySt

4"File (merged): D:\My Computer Backups\Family Tree\FAMGLS11_Skinners.ged".
5"Census 1861 Ecclesall (Bierlow), Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG9/3475 RG9; Folio: 16; Page: 26; GSU roll: 543138". Cit. Date: 7 April 1861.
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Source: Census 1861 Ecclesall (Bierlow), Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG9/3475 RG9; Folio: 16; Page: 26; GSU roll: 543138, Census 1861_JohnParkerSkinner136CemetryRoad

6"Census 1901 Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England". Cit. Date: 31 March 1901.
7"Kelly's Directory of Sheffield & Rotherham 1908". Text From Source: Skinner William Edward (J.P. & Co.), Spring Manufacturer; 44 Wostenholm Road
8Christine Peters, "The BADGERS A very different story - indeed the yeomen of England." (Private letter to Monica Epworth).
9"File (merged): D:\My Computer Backups\Family Tree\FAMGLS11_Badgers.ged". Record updated from...
10"Census 1881 Ecclesall (Bierlow), Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG11; Piece: 4633; Folio: 12; Page: 15-16". RG11; Piece: 4633; Folio: 12; Page: 15-16. Cit. Date: 3 April 1881.
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Source: Census 1881 Ecclesall (Bierlow), Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG11; Piece: 4633; Folio: 12; Page: 15-16, Census1881_JosephBadger_UpHanoverSt1

11"File (merged): L:\MyDocuments\Family Historian Projects\KatesSkinnerTree\KatesSkinnerTree.fh_data\KatesSkinnerTree.ged".
12"Census 1861, Yard, Clarence Street RG09 Piece:3470 Folio:119". RG09 Piece:3470 Folio:119. Cit. Date: 7 April 1861.
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Source: Census 1861, Yard, Clarence Street RG09 Piece:3470 Folio:119, Census 1861 BadgerCarpenter

13"Census 1871 Ecclesall (Bierlow), Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG10 Piece:4670 Folio:64 Page:16". RG10 Piece:4670 Folio:64 Page:16. Cit. Date: 2 April 1871.
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Source: Census 1871 Ecclesall (Bierlow), Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG10 Piece:4670 Folio:64 Page:16, Census 1871 BadgerCarpenter

14"Census 1911 Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG14PN27829". Cit. Date: 2 April 1911.
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Source: Census 1911 Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England RG14PN27829, SKINNER MARGARET ETHEL Mother Harriett_C1911

15"UK, Apprentices Indentured in Merchant Navy, 1824-1910".
16Christine Peters (nee Skinner), "FAMILIES - FACT AND FICTION (Skinner)".