Skidmore


1. William Skidmore (collier)

    born c1595

    died ?

    marr. 24/1/c1624 at St. Mary’s Kingswinford, Staffordshire Joyce Bache 

                                                                                     (nee Hawkes)

                                                                                     born before 1602

                                                                                     widowed in 1624

Children:

            i Margaret bap.1625/6

            ii William bap.1628/9

2.        iii Francis bap. 1632


2. Francis Skidmore (collier)

    bap. 2/4/1632 St. Mary’s Kingswinford, Staffordshire

    died February 1683/4 Kingswinford, Staffordshire

    marr. 1.Isabel Handy (cousin)

               2.  8/2/c1675 St. Mary’s Kingswinford, Staffordshire Ann Glover

                                                                                       bap. 1646

                                                                                       buried 1683/4 Kingswinford  

                                                                                       d.o. Humphrey Glover and 

                                                                                              Mary Shifhocke    


Children by Isobel Handy:

            i - vi 6 children

Children by Ann Glover:

            vii Jeremiah 1678/9

3.         viii John 1681


3. John Skidmore (collier?)

   bap. 30/3/1681 St. Mary’s Kingswinford, Staffordshire

    died c 1730 Kingswinford, Staffordshire

    marr. c1700 Penelope


Children:

            i Richard b&d 1701

            ii Joseph 1702

            iii John 1704

            iv Ann 1705/6

            v Margaret 1708-c1714

            vi Elizabeth 1710

            vii Francis 1712/13

            viii Margaret 1715

            ix Thomas 1717

4.        x Benjamin 1718/19

            xi Esther 1721


4. Benjamin Skidmore (collier?)

    bap. 7/3/c1718 St. Mary’s Kingswinford, Staffordshire

    died c1779/80   buried 5/1/1780 St. Mary’s Oldswinford, Staffordshire

    marr. 6/3/1739 St. Mary’s Oldswinford, Staffordshire Mary Hatton

                                                                                      born 1/11/1721

                                                                                      d.o. Obadiah and Mercy Hatton 

                                                                                              of Oldswinford

Children:

            i Ann 1739/40

            ii Obadiah 1742

            iii Charles d.1747

            iv Charles 1747-50

5.         v Thomas 1750

            vi Penelope 1752

            vii Francis 1754

            viii Sarah 1757

            ix Mary 1759

            x Sophia 1762

            xi Elizabeth 1763


5. Thomas Skidmore (collier?)

    bap. 16/4/1750 Stamford House Amblecote, Staffordshire

    died 29/4/1821 buried 3/5/1821 Oldswinford, Staffordshire

    marr. 8/6/1770 St. Mary’s Oldswinford, Staffordshire Mary Walker

                                                                                       bap. 12/5/1751 Oldswinford

                                                                                       died 23/3/1837

                                                                                       d.o. Simon & Elizabeth Walker


Children:

            i Benjamin 1772

            ii John 1774

            iii Joseph 1776

            iv George 1779

            v Phoebe 1781

            vi George 1784-1804

6.         vii Thomas 1787

            viii Susannah 1790

            ix Charles 1793

            x David 1796

            xi Jeremiah 1798


6. Thomas Skidmore (collier, clerk, boat gauger)

    born at Stamford House Amblecote 

    bap. 18/11/1787 Oldswinford, Staffordshire

    died 24/9/1851 at Rough Hay Colliery, Darlaston, Staffordshire

    marr. 13/5/1810 at Dudley, Staffordshire Jane Pardo (later a grocer)

                                                                              born c1791 Oldswinford

                                                                              died 1876

                                                                              d.o. Joseph and Jane Pardo


Children:

            i Joseph 1811

            ii Mary 1812-1836

            iii Eliza 1815

            iv John 1823

            v Thomas 1819

            vi Phoebe 1821

7.         vii David 1823

            viii Jane 1828

            ix Noah 1831

            x Hannah 1834            


7. David Skidmore (boat gauger, colliery clerk, provisions dealer, Baptist Minister)

    bap. 26/10/1823 Summer Hill, Tipton, Staffordshire

    died 1877

    marr. Elizabeth (Ward?) dressmaker, born c1824 West Bromwich


Children:

            i Thomas 1851

8.         ii John William c1852

            iii Elizabeth 1856 (servant)

            iv Joseph Beaumont 1858

            v Thomas Sylvanus 1862 (gardener)


8. John William (iron worker, sheet iron bundler, stocktaker)

    born c1852 

    died  by 1902

    marr. 4/4/1875 Holy Trinity West Bromwich, Staffordshire Sarah Jane Colley

                                                                                                  (1852-1900)

                                                                                             d.o. William Colley (miner)  

Children:

            i Hannah Elizabeth 1876 (envelope maker)

9.        ii John William 1878

            iii Sarah Jane 1880-81

            iv Florence 1882 (servant)

            v David 1886-1916 (iron moulder)

            vi Sarah Jane 1888/89


9. John William Skidmore (roof slater and tiler, trade-unionist)

    born 10/2/1878 Witton’s Lane, West Bromwich, Staffordshire

    died 28/8/1934 Mentone, Victoria, Australia  buried at New Cheltenham Cemetery, Vic.

    marr. 28/9/1902 Carter’s Green Wesleyan Chapel, West Bromwich, Staffs.

                                    Mary Amelia Smith (1878-1952) 

    John migrated to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1911 and Mary in 1912


Children:

10.       i John 1905 Coventry, Warwickshire

            ii Harold 1907-1911 Coventry, Warwickshire

            iii Leonard b1910 Coventry, Warwickshire, died 2000 Mornington, Vic.

            iv Maud b.1913 Richmond, Vic. died 1984 Glenhuntly Vic.

            v Arthur 1915 b. Coburg Vic. died 1987 Melbourne Vic.


10. John Skidmore (roof tiler, tile salesman, factory foreman)

      born 28/1/1905 Coventry, Warwickshire

      died 26/1/1965 East Malvern, Vic. cremated Springvale Crematorium

      marr. 22/12/1924 Church of St Agnes Black Rock, Vic. Valdis Muriel Rogers (1901-1975)                       

      divorced 7/7/1945 Melbourne, Vic.

    John migrated to Melbourne, Australia with his mother and brother in 1912


Children:

            i John Kenneth 1925-2014

            ii Renee Valdis 1926-2007

            iii Joan Ailsa b&d 1927

            iv Brian Leonard 1928-2004

            v Corinne Shirley 1930-2014

            vi Ailsa 1933

            vii Desmond 1934-1998