Skidmore and Scudamore

Family History



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Skidmore/Scudamore One-Name Study

and the Skidmore Family History Group


1. SKIDMORE FAMILIES OF THE BLACK COUNTRY - THE FIRST 5 GENERATIONS

File 1 is the ‘foundation’ for the later generations,

which are described in each of the files below, numbered 2-20.

File 1 contains


2. SKIDMORE FAMILIES OF BROMSGROVE, WORCESTERSHIRE, LATER IN WOLVERHAMPTON, STAFFORDSHIRE 1790-1900


3. SKIDMORE FAMILIES OF BRETTELL LANE AND BROCKMOOR, STAFFORDSHIRE 1760-1900.

Predominantly families in Brettell Lane and Brockmoor (areas of Brierley Hill).

Moves to -    Tipton 1790s & 1820s (→  Handsworth)

(→  Middlesbrough); Birmingham mid-1800s; Southwark mid-1800s (→  S.Australia); Quarry Bank &  Halesowen 1860s (→ Bristol) (→  Normanton); Rotherham 1870s; Wisconsin in 1872; Pensnett 1880s;  Wrexham 1890s.


4. SKIDMORE FAMILIES OF WHITECHAPEL AND HACKNEY, LONDON 1760-1900


5. SKIDMORE FAMILIES OF NETHERTON, DUDLEY, WORCESTERSHIRE 1790-1900

Moves to -      New Dock, Dudley 1860s; Erdington, Birmingham 1890s; Latchford, Warrington, Cheshire abt 1905.


6. SKIDMORE FAMILIES OF OLDBURY, WORCESTERSHIRE 1790-1900

Moves to -  Leicester 1850s [→  Sawley, Derbyshire];

Darlington, Co. Durham around 1860  [→  Glasgow],

[→  Middlesbrough], [→  Nova Scotia]; Brightside, Sheffield around 1860; Swinton, Yorkshire around 1860  [→   Attercliffe, Sheffield]; Osage County, Kansas 1860s; Bromley, London 1870s; Wombwell, West Yorkshire 1870s; Wolverhampton 1870s; Hendon, Middlesex about 1885  [? Mineral Point, Wisconsin]; Albany, Western Australia about 1886;

Chesterton, Staffordshire 1890s; Bilston 1890s; Abertillery, Monmouthshire about 1905; Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan early 20thC.


7. SKIDMORE FAMILIES OF WEST BROMWICH, STAFFORDSHIRE & HOYLAND, WEST YORKSHIRE

  Moves to -   West Bromwich to Warrington 1870s.


8. SKIDMORE MINERS OF AMBLECOTE, STAFFORDSHIRE 1760-1910


9. SKIDMORE GLASSMEN OF AMBLECOTE 1750-1910

Moves to -    Bristol ca.1755 [→  Shoreditch 1860s]; Wordsley 1760s; Brierley Hill 1770s [→  Blaydon, Co.Durham & Glasgow]   [→   Newton le Willows, Lancs & Glasgow] [→  Market Drayton, Shropshire] [→  Smethwick, Staffs 1830s].


 10. SKIDMORE IRONWORKERS OF DAWLEY, SHROPSHIRE,    LATER OF OLDHAM, LANCASHIRE 1760-1910


11. SKIDMORE FAMILIES OF DEEPFIELDS, COSELEY AND THE TOWN OF DUDLEY

Moves to -    Miner’s Mills, Pennsylvania 1850s; Whittington Moor, Derbyshire 1870s; Leicester 1870s; Kimberworth 1880s; North Ormesby 1880s; St Helens, Lancashire 1880s; Melbourne, Victoria 1880s; Launceston, Tasmania 1883; Cardiff 1890s; Pontefract, Yorkshire 1890s; Eckington, Derbyshire 1900s]; Stratford, Ontario 1904.



12. SKIDMORE COLLIERS OF AMBLECOTE BANK & THE DELPH, KINGSWINFORD PARISH, STAFFORDSHIRE 1750-1910

  Moves to -  Knutton, Cheshire; Warrington, Cheshire 1880s; Madison, Wisconsin from 1890; Brierley Hill; West Hartlepool, Co. Durham 1870s; Hallowell, Maine from 1894; Stoke on Trent, Staffs 1860s; Dudley Port, Tipton, Staffs 1890s; Kidderminster, Worcs. 1880s; Wednesbury, Staffs. 1840s; Hill Top, West Bromwich 1890s; Oldbury, Worcestershire 1860s; Fenton, Staffs. 1890s; Smethwick, Staffs 1890s; Rome, New York 1881; Swansea, Glamorganshire 1880s; Batley, Yorkshire 1900s]; Linton, Derbyshire; Hucknall, Nottinghamshire; Darnall, Sheffield 1880s; South Normanton, Derbyshire;

Altofts, Yorkshire; Brockmoor; Pittsburgh, PA 1887;

Bolton, Lancashire 1870s.


13. SKIDMORE COLLIERS & INNKEEPERS OF AMBLECOTE, STAFFORDSHIRE & POTMAKERS OF STOURBRIDGE, WORCESTERSHIRE 1750-1910

Moves to -    Stourbridge 1840s [→   Napier, New Zealand 1887-88] [→  Tutbury, Staffordshire 1860s];

                   Stoke-on-Trent 1860s [→   Buenos Aries].

Schuylkill Co. Pennsylvania 1859.


14. SKIDMORE FURNACEMEN OF BRIERLEY HILL, STAFFORDSHIRE 1750-1915

Moves to -    Smethwick, Staffordshire 1870s; Hucknall, Derbyshire 1880s; Youngstown, Ohio 1887; Finchley, London 1880s; Cannock, Staffordshire 1880s [→  Hindley, Lancashire 1890s]; St Helen's, Lancashire  1890s; Stone Broom, Derbyshire 1870s  [→  Hirst,  Northumberland 1890s].


 15. SKIDMORE FAMILIES OF STAMFORD HOUSE, AMBLECOTE

Moves to -   Darlaston 1790s [→   Wisconsin 1844]

[→   Milwaukee 1850] [→   Bolton, Lancs 1850s];

     Tipton 1790s [→  Bathurst NSW 1872]

     [→  Orange Co., NJ 1842] [→  Victoria, Australia 1856]

     [→  Tunstall, Wigan, Glasgow 1850s] [→   Oldbury & W. Bromwich]      [→   Handsworth 1870s] [West Hartlepool 1880s]

     [→   Leicester 1890s];

     Woodside, Dudley 1810s [→   Cannock 1890s];

   Old Hill, Rowley 1820s [→   Wolverhampton →   Bilston 1870s →      Toronto, Canada] [→   Wolverhampton →   Sheffield, Warrington (→      Wolverhampton →   Auckland NZ) Salford].


16. SKIDMORE GUNSMITHS OF WEDNESBURY, STAFFORDSHIRE

Moves to -      Wolverhampton 1860s.


17. SKIDMORE METAL WORKERS AND JEWELLERS OF DUDLEY, LONDON AND COVENTRY.

Moves to -      Aylsham, Norfolk


18. SKIDMORE FAMILIES IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND FROM 1750.

Moves to -      Southwark & Lambeth 1820s;

Newington, London 1870s; New Jersey 1887; Ancoats, Manchester.















































See also

William Skidmore of Kingswinford (abt.1595-1664).

A talk by Linda Moffatt [copyright] on 28th March 2015 to the Skidmore Family History Society.


Further subdivisions of this branch are in preparation:


 20. THOMAS SKIDMORE (1791-), BLACKSMITH OF TIPTON, STAFFORDSHIRE AND LIVERPOOL

Moves to -      Newton, Lancs. 1830s [→   Louisville, Kentucky 1860s].

 21. THOMAS SKIDMORE (c.1787-1865), MINER OF WEDNESBURY & WEST BROMWICH, STAFFORDSHIRE

Moves to -      Coundon [→   Pennsylvania & Hocking Co., Ohio].







Within the account of the 5th generation there are pointers to one of the following 20 files which pick up the story at the 6th generation.

 

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