See also
Sarah BROWN's parents: Cornelius BROWN (1856?- ) and Ann HARPER ( - )

Family of William SKILLING and Sarah Jane BROWN

Husband: William SKILLING (1879-1928)
Wife: Sarah Jane BROWN (1882- )
Children: James SKILLING (1906- )
Annie Harper SKILLING (1901- )
Marriage 26 Apr 1901 Watsons Hall, Young Street, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Husband: William SKILLING

Name: William SKILLING
Sex: Male
Father: James SKILLEN (1852?-1922)
Mother: Margaret Black HIGGINS (1854-1929)
Birth 7 Dec 1879 Sneddons Row 17, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death 24 Mar 1928 (age 48) Caledonian Road 60, Wishaw, Lanarkshire. Asthma, Arterio Sclerosis, Cardiac Failure. Reported by son James Skilling
Residence (1) 1922 (age 42-43) Caledonian Road 60, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Residence (2) 1881 (age 1-2) Graham Street 12, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Residence (3) 1891 (age 11-12) Graham Street 12, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Residence (4) 1901 (age 21-22) Stewarton Street 73, 4 Bach Land. Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Residence (5) 1901 (age 21-22) Thompsons Land, Stewarton Street,. Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Census (1) 1881 (age 1-2) Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Census (2) 1891 (age 11-12) Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Census (3) 1901 (age 21-22) Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Burial 27 Mar 1928 (age 48) Cambusnethan Graveyard.

Wife: Sarah Jane BROWN

Name: Sarah Jane BROWN
Sex: Female
Father: Cornelius BROWN (1856?- )
Mother: Ann HARPER ( - )
Birth 25 Nov 1882 Steels Land 3, Caledonian Road, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Death Unresearched or unknown?
Residence 1901 (age 18-19) Maxwell Terrace 2, Netherton Road, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Child 1: James SKILLING

Name: James SKILLING
Sex: Male
Birth 25 Aug 1906 Caledonian Road 291, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Death Unresearched or unknown?

Child 2: Annie Harper SKILLING

Name: Annie Harper SKILLING
Sex: Female
Birth 27 Jul 1901 Caledonian Road 287, Cambusnethan, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Death Unresearched or unknown?

Note on Husband: William SKILLING - shared note

1881 census show William (1) living with her Father James (29) Mother Margaret (27) and sister Margaret (3) at 12 Graham Street Wishaw


In 1922 William is the Informant on his fathers death certificate. His address at this time in 60 Caledonian Road Wishaw.


William, a fireman, was buried 27th March 1928 in Cambusnethan Cemetery, lair number 1366a. He lived at 60 Caledonian Road, Wishaw at the time of his death. He was aged 48, married and is buried in a lair belonging to Sarah Jane Brown or Skilling who also lived at 60 Caledonian Road. William's parents are shown as James Skilling and Margaret Higgins. His son James reported his death


Margaret B Skilling, his mother of 75a Stewarton Street is in lair 1367a. She was buried on 14th May 1929

Note on Wife: Sarah Jane BROWN - shared note

On the marriage certificate for Sarah Jane and William Skilling the mother of Sarah Jane is shown as Lizzie Brown nee Nolden. Sarah Jane was born in 1882 when her mother was shown as Ann Harper.