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James Arthur Skeggs1896

Name
James Arthur Skeggs
Given names
James Arthur
Surname
Skeggs
Birth June 23, 1896 43 37
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: 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
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DOB: 23 Jun 1896

Note: Age given as 32y at marriage
Birth of a sisterFlorence B “Florrie” Skeggs
about 1900 (Age 3 years)
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 4 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
Census March 31, 1901 (Age 4 years)
Citation details: Household: Thomas SKEGGS (1901), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbc%2f1901%2f0018190989 : accessed 15 Nov 2018
Residence April 3, 1901 (Age 4 years)
Address: 603 Foleshill Road Coventry Warwickshire England
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 3 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902

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Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.
Historical Event from 1854 to 1902

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 7 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 9 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Marriage of a parentSamuel William HazlewoodEmma HewittView this family
between April 1908 and May 1908 (Age 11 years)
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SAMUEL WILLIAM HAZLEWOOD married one of these people Emma Skeggs, Annie Fitzpatrick

Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 13 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 15 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 18 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 21 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
MarriageEsmeralda LockeView this family
April 3, 1929 (Age 32 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 33 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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
#1
Keith Robert Locke Skeggs
May 20, 1931 (Age 34 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
Death of a motherEmma Hewitt
May 29, 1932 (Age 35 years) Age: 72 years
Publication: Record transcription
Citation details: Death: Emma Hazlewood (1932), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD/D/1932/2/AZ/000404/011 : accessed 16 Nov 2018
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Citation details: Memoriam: Emma HAZLEWOOD / SKEGGS (1932), May 29, 1937, https://search.findmypast.com/bna/viewarticle?id=bl%2f0000337%2f19370529%2f101 : accessed 16 Nov 2018
Occupation
detective constable
1939 (Age 42 years)
Employer: Manlesfield Boro Police Force
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
ResidenceEsmeralda LockeView this family
1939 (Age 42 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 43 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War II
Occupation
Director: Marine Park Hotel
1948 (Age 51 years)
Source: Western Times
Publication: Newspaper
Citation details: Wetern Times July 30, 1948, p8, https://search.findmypast.com/bna/viewarticle?id=bl%2f0000265%2f19480730%2f105 : accessed 15 Nov 2018
Historical Event February 14, 1961 (Age 64 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand
Historical Event May 31, 1961 (Age 64 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: South Africa becomes a republic
Death of a wifeEsmeralda Locke
between January 1985 and March 1985 (Age 88 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
Historical Event February 11, 1990 (Age 93 years)

Note: Nelson Mandela [released] (http://www.useful.url)
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Historical Event April 27, 1994 (Age 97 years)
Note: First General Elections
Death of a sonKeith Robert Locke Skeggs
December 8, 2010 (Age 114 years)
Address: 130 Lancaster Rd
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. James Arthur Skeggs, detective constable (in 1939) and director: Marine Park Hotel (in 1948), son of Thomas Skeggs and Emma Hewitt, was born on June 23, 1896 in Woolwich, Kent, England. He married Esmeralda Locke, daughter of Robert Arthur Locke and Laura Stubbs, on April 3, 1929 in St Michael, Macclesfield, Chesire, England. She was born on April 17, 1906 and died between January 1985 and March 1985 in Penzance, Cornwall, England.

      Children of James Arthur Skeggs and Esmeralda Locke:

      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.