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Name: Sarah Skinner

Burial Number: 0381

Gender: Female

Occupation:   Wife of Thomas Pike Skinner

Born: 30/08/1845

Died: 06/02/1902

Buried: 10/02/1902


Sarah was born in Liverpool, the daughter of Jonas Barrett Hewitt and his wife Mary. Jonas was a journalist. The family lived at 8 Snowden Terrace, Castle Street, Everton. By 1851, the family had moved to London, living in Southwark. In 1866, Sarah married Thomas Pike Skinner at Holy Trinity Church, Islington on 17th March. The couple had eight children, the first Margaret Maude was born in 1867. She was followed by Lynette born in 1873 ( a new born son died in 1872), Thomas Hewitt born in 1875, Elsie Winifred born in 1876, Ernest born in 1880, John born in 1882, Dorothy born in 1883 and Charles Henry born in 1886. Sarah died at the family’s London home 22 Pont Street on 6th February 1902. No probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Sarah Skinner

Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 6 Plot: 10

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Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Further Information


Name: Sarah Margaret Skinner

Gender: Female

Born: 30/08/1845

Town: Liverpool

County: Lancashire

Country: England

Occupation:Wife of Thomas Pike Skinner


Maiden Name:Hewitt

Marriage Date: 17/3/1866

Spouse First Name: Thomas

Spouse Second Name: Pike

Spouse Last Name: Skinner

Town of Marriage: Islington

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 06/02/1902

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 22

Address line 2: Pont Street

Town: Westminster

County: London

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Value of effects in 2020: Not calculated

Census Information


Gladstone Place, Southwark.

Mary aged 40, wife of sub-editor. Mary aged 11. Elizabeth aged 10. Frances aged 8. Robert aged 6. Sarah aged 5. Plus 1 servant.


23 West Square, Southwark.

Jonas aged 50, journalist. Mary aged 50. Frances aged 17. Sarah aged 15. Robert aged 16. Eleanor aged 9. Plus 1 servant.


Naunton Villa, Carleton Road, Islington.

Thomas aged 30, newspaper printer. Sarah aged 25. Margaret M aged 3. Plus 2 servants.


Avenue House, Avenue Road, Hornsey.

Thomas aged 41, journalist. Sarah M aged 35. Lynette aged 7. Thomas H aged 5. Plus 3 servants.


Westcliff Hotel, Sandgate Road, Folkestone.

Thomas aged 50, publisher. Sarah M aged 45. Visitors to hotel.


In Canada.

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