William Henry SKINNER was born abt. 1840 in St James, London, Middlesex, England. He married Sarah Ann KNIBBS bet. October and December, 1872 in St Giles District, London, Middlesex, England. He died bet. January and March, 1882 in St Giles, London, Middlesex, England. Sarah Ann KNIBBS, daughter of John KNIBBS and Ann WHITE , was born bef. 18 April 1852 in Woodstock District, Oxfordshire, England. She died UNKNOWN.


Children of William Henry SKINNER and Sarah Ann KNIBBS are:
1. George Robert SKINNER, b. bet. January and March, 1876
2. Ellen Louisa SKINNER, b. bet. April and June, 1877
3. Alice Jane SKINNER, b. bet. July and September, 1880

Notes for William Henry SKINNER:

We can see William and his family in the 1881 census return living at 42 New Compton St, London, Middlesex, England:
William SKINNER Head 41 St James, Middlesex, England General Porter (Out Of Employ)
Sarah A. SKINNER Wife 28 Woodstock, Oxford, England
George SKINNER Son 6 St Giles, Middlesex, England Scholar
Ellen SKINNER Daur 5 St Giles, Middlesex, England Scholar
Alice SKINNER Daur 8 m St Giles, Middlesex, England
Sarah CAMERON Lodger 49 St Giles, Middlesex, England
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It's quite possibly this William Henry Skinner who we can see dying at St Giles Jan-Mar 1882, ages 41 years. There is no sign of William Henry or Sarah Ann Skinner in 1901, so maybe he died and she remarried.

Sources for William Henry SKINNER:

  1. FreeBMD,
  2. 1881 British Census,
  3. GRO England & Wales,

Notes for Sarah Ann KNIBBS:

Sarah appears in the 1871 census, living at 2 Pembroke Street, St Aldates, Oxford working as a domestic servant for the Chaundy family:
George E Chaundy Head Mar M 35 Tailor's Cutter Littlemore, Bucks
Emily Chaundy Wife Mar F 36 Stadhampton, Oxon
George E Chaundy Son Unm M 3 Rose Hill, Oxford
Cecil J Chaundy Son Unm M 1 St Aldates, Oxford
Sarah A Knibbs Servant Unm F 19 Domestic Servant Woodstock


Chaundy Family
web site has reference to Sarah Knibbs.
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Sarah married William Skinner in 1872.

Sources for Sarah Ann KNIBBS:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Woodstock,
  2. GRO England & Wales,
  3. 1871 Census for Oxfordshire,

Notes for George Robert SKINNER:

I think it's probably George living at St James, London in 1901 with a wife named Catherine aged 22, a son William H Skinner aged 2 and a daughter Catherine M Skinner aged 4 months.

Sources for George Robert SKINNER:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD, FreeBMD gave middle name 

Notes for Ellen Louisa SKINNER:

Sources for Ellen Louisa SKINNER:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD, FreeBMD gave middle name 

Notes for Alice Jane SKINNER:

Sources for Alice Jane SKINNER:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD, FreeBMD gave middle name