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Edward Skinner


Edward Skinner was born in Gosport., Hampshire in 1872. He was the son of Thomas and Jane Skinner (nee King). And was brother to Ellen, Thomas, William, Alice, Kate, Frederick and Charles.

The information below shows Edward and his family in the 1881 census for England:

1881

Burnham Alley

Alverstoke

Hampshire

Thomas Skinner, Head, 46, Shipwright, Felpham Sussex

Jane Skinner, Wife, 45, Sidlesham Sussex

Ellen Skinner, Daughter, 24, Dressmaker, Cowes Isle of Wight

William Skinner, Son, 20, Labourer, Cowes Isle of Wight

Frederick Skinner, Son, 11, Scholar, Gosport Hampshire

Edward Skinner, Son, 9, Scholar, Gosport Hampshire

Charles Skinner, Son, 6, Scholar, Gosport Hampshire

And in the 1891 census:

1891

5 Burnhams Alley

Alverstoke

Hampshire

Thomas Skinner, Head, 56, Shipwright (H.M Dock yard.), Bognor Sussex

Jane Skinner, Wife, 55, Selsey Sussex

William Skinner, Son, 30, General Labourer, Isle of Wight

Fredk Skinner, Son, 21, Sail Maker, Gosport Hampshire

Edward Skinner, Son 19, Ironmongers Apprentice, Gosport Hampshire

Charles Skinner, Son, 16, Sail makerís apprentice, Gosport Hampshire

And in the 1901 census:

1901

5 Burnhams Alley

Alverstoke

Hampshire

Thomas Skinner, Head, 66, Naval pensioner, Felpham Sussex

Jane Skinner, Wife, 64, Sidlesham Sussex

Ellen Skinner, Daughter, 41, weekly nurse, Isle of Wight

Edward Skinner, Son, 28, Yacht Steward, Gosport Hampshire

Charles King, Nephew, 7, Hayling Island Hampshire

By 1912, Edward was working as a ships steward, and was working on the Titanic when it sank. Edward lost his life in the disaster, his body was never found.

Jane Skinner, along with her daughter Ellen, received a weekly allowance from the Titanic Relief Fund.

TITANIC RELIEF FUND

CLASS D

Case number 594

Skinner, Jane, mother

Skinner, Ellen Maria, Sister

By Emma Skinner 6th May 2007

Family Tree

1. Thomas Skinner b. 1805 in Hythe, Kent

+ Maria // b. 1810 in Cowes, Isle of Wight

2. Henry Skinner b. 1832 in Cowes, Isle of Wight

+ Charlotte // b. 1835 in Yapton Sussex.

2. Mary Ann Skinner b. 1833

2. Thomas Skinner b. 1835 in Felpham, Sussex

+(1856) Jane King b. 1836 in Sidlesham Sussex

3. Ellen Maria Skinner b. 1857 in Cowes, Isle of Wight

3. Thomas Skinner b. 1859 in Cowes, Isle of Wight d. 1867 in Alverstoke Hampshire

3. William Skinner b. 1860 in Cowes, Isle of Wight

3. Alice Skinner b. 1865 in Gosport Hampshire

+(1887) Benjamin Basham b. 1858 in Kensington

4. Frederick C. Basham b. 1888 in Bexhill Sussex

4. William H Basham b. 1890 in Lydd, Kent

4. John E Basham b. 1891 in Lydd, Kent

4. Arthur Basham b. 1894 in Kewhurst Sussex

4. Edith Basham b. 1898 in Langley Sussex

4. Maud Basham b. 1900 in Langley Sussex

4. Louisa Basham b. 30th March 1901 in Birling Gap Sussex

3. Kate Skinner b. 1866 in Gosport Hampshire

+(1888) George Henry Nobes b. 1865 in Gosport Hampshire

4. Frederick Nobes b. 1890 in Gosport Hampshire

4. May Nobes b. 1894 in Gosport Hampshire

4. Arthur Nobes b. 1899 in Gosport Hampshire

3. Frederick Skinner b. 1870 in Gosport Hampshire

3. Edward Skinner b. 1872 in Gosport Hampshire

3. Charles Skinner b. 1875 in Gosport Hampshire

+(1898) Kate Rose Hall b. 1879 in London

Sources and References

http://www.ancestry.co.uk/ (census returns, brith, marriage and death information)

The "Titanic" Relief Fund. - The Titanic Historical Society

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