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Esmeralda LockeAge: 78 years19061985

Esmeralda Locke
Given names
Married name
Esmeralda Skeggs
Birth April 17, 1906 29 23

Epidemic 1906

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Baptism February 11, 1907 (Age 9 months)
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 4 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Census April 2, 1911 (Age 4 years)
Citation details: Census: Robert Arthur LOCKE's household (1911), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBC/1911/RG14/21479/0437/3 : accessed 15 Mar 2020
Epidemic 1912 (Age 5 years)

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Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 8 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 11 years)

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Note: Spanish flu: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world
MarriageJames Arthur SkeggsView this family
April 3, 1929 (Age 22 years)
Citation details: "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FQP4-1ZC : accessed 24 January 2015), James Arthur Skeggs and Esmeralda Locke, 03 Apr 1929, Marriage; citing item 4, St Michael, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, Record Office, Chester; FHL microfilm 2,262,786.
Citation details: Birth registration Keith R.L. SKEGGS: http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=bmd%2fb%2f1931%2f3%2faz%2f001099%2f075 : accessed 31 October 2015
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 23 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
Birth of a son
Keith Robert Locke Skeggs
May 20, 1931 (Age 25 years)
Citation details: "England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVQQ-1FCZ : accessed 26 December 2014), Keith R L Skeggs, 1931; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," index, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
Note: Keith had given the impression that he was born on 20 May 1926
ResidenceJames Arthur SkeggsView this family
1939 (Age 32 years)
Address: Meriden, Gawsworth Rd, Macclesfield
Citation details: Skeggs household (6 people) http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=tna%2fr39%2f4033%2f4033i%2f007%2f07&_ga=1.37864547.1561470702.1438525405 : accessed 15 Jan 2016, citing Ref: RG101/4033I/007/7 Letter Code: LFIC
Date of entry in original source: 1939
Quality of data: primary evidence
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 33 years)

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Note: World War II
Death of a fatherRobert Arthur Locke
August 10, 1948 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event February 14, 1961 (Age 54 years)
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Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand
Historical Event May 31, 1961 (Age 55 years)

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Note: South Africa becomes a republic
Death of a motherLaura Stubbs
between April 1967 and June 1967 (Age 60 years) Age: 84 years
Publication: Record transcription
Citation details: Death: Laura LOCKE (1967), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD%2FD%2F1967%2F2%2FAZ%2F000573%2F106 : accessed 15 Mar 2020

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Death between January 1985 and March 1985 (Age 78 years)
Publication: Record transcription
Citation details: Death: Esmeralda SKEGGS (1985), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD/D/1985/3/75209699 : accessed 15 Nov 2018
  1. Generation 1
    1. Esmeralda Locke, daughter of Robert Arthur Locke and Laura Stubbs, was born on April 17, 1906 and died between January 1985 and March 1985 in Penzance, Cornwall, England. She married James Arthur Skeggs, son of Thomas Skeggs and Emma Hewitt, on April 3, 1929 in St Michael, Macclesfield, Chesire, England. He was born on June 23, 1896 in Woolwich, Kent, England.

      Children of Esmeralda Locke and James Arthur Skeggs:

      1. Keith Robert Locke Skeggs (19312010)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Keith Robert Locke Skeggs, son of James Arthur Skeggs and Esmeralda Locke, was born on May 20, 1931 in Macclesfield, Chesire, England and died on December 8, 2010 in Gordons Bay, Western Cape at the age of 79.

      Keith Robert Locke Skeggs had 1 child.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    The details of this generation are private.