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Lt Col Denzil Robert Skinner, born 17 May 1908 Dunga Gali, Srinagar, India.  Attended RMC Sandhurst. =
Commissioned 1928 into Royal Tank Corps; 1931 posted to 8 Armoured Car Company, RTC, Red Fort,
Delhi; 1932 Troop Leader, 3RTC, Lydd, Kent.  Went to RMC Science, Shrivenham 1935 - 36 then
various roles within tank/weapon development directorate until promotion in 1942 to acting followed
by temporary Lt Col and appointed Chief Instructor, The School of Tank Technology (based with the
FVRDE), Chobham. 1944 - 45 served with 8th Army in the role of tank ground/going adviser in Egypt
and Italy. In Italy Lt Col Skinner’s own design of tank track extension called the “platypus” was
manufactured and fitted to many tanks. 1945, HQ Middle East Land Forces, Egypt involved with
armoured vehicle Design development.  November 1948 retires from HM Forces to join Vivian
Loyd Tractors.  On 23 Nov 1951 founded Denzil Skinner & Company Ltd, model makers.
(Extracted from
Hartlebury Parish
records 1540-1812)
Sir Robert Skinner a Norman baron. He =
came into England with the illegitimate
William Duke of Normandy
The daughter and heir of Sir Robert
Bolingbroke of Bolingbroke in
Lincolnshire of the Raise of Saxoney
Sir John Skinner of Bolingbroke Knight = The daughter of the Lord Fitzalbanney
Sir Thomas Skinner of Bolingbroke Esq = The daughter and heir of Sir Jones of Cardiff Esq
Robert Skinner of Bolingbroke Esq = The daughter and heir of Sir Thomas Demock of Kyme Knight
Robert Skinner of Bolingbroke Esq = The daughter of Sir John Kyngesman Knight
Sir Thomas Skinner of Bolingbroke Knight = The daughter of Sampson of Mounstrall Esq
Sir John Skinner of Bolingbroke Knight = The daughter and heir of Bainton of Bainton
Richard Skinner of Bolingbroke Esq = The daughter and heir of Sir George Lambert of Calton Knight
Robert Skinner of Bolingbroke Esq = The daughter of Sir Thomas Moubraye Knight
James Skinner of Bolingbroke Esq = The daughter of Sir Robert Bradhall Knight
John Skinner of Bolingbroke Esq = The daughter of Marburey Esq
William Skinner of Bolingbroke Esq = The daughter of Sir William Hampton Knight
George Skinner of Bolingbroke Esq = The daughter and heir of the Lord Moulton
George Skinner of Bolingbroke Esq = The daughter of Sir John Rackbames Knight
George Skinner of Bolingbroke Esq = The daughter of Sir Robert Arthington of Arthington
Robert Skinner of Bolingbroke Esq = The daughter of Sir George Saville Knight
Rafe Skinner of Bolingbroke Esq = The daughter of Sir Saliege of Saliege Esq
Sir George Skinner second son of Bolingbroke Knight =  The daughter and heir of Lorance of Lorance Esq
Sir Robert Skinner of Bolingbroke Knight = The daughter of the Lord Fitzalbanney
George Skinner of Lorance Esq heir of his mother = The daughter of Rattlefe of Ourdshall Esq
Sir John Skinner of Lorance Knight = The daughter of Sir William Skevington of Skevington
John Skinner of Lorance Esq = The daughter and heir of Benlous Esq
Robert Skinner the second son Esq went  into Yorkshire = The year 1210 the daughter and heir of Sir William Gremstone of Gremstone
Robert Skinner of Gremstone the second son = The daughter and heir of Layburen of Layburen Esq
William Skinner of Gremstone Esq = The daughter of Sir John Healeyard Knight
Walter Skinner of Gremstone Esq = The daughter of Sir Thomas Pudsey of Barfold Knight
Robert Skinner of Allerton the second son went into Essex = The year of 1350 the daughter and heir of Sir Robert Norton of Allerton Knight
Thomas Skinner of Allerton Esq = The daughter of Buttler of Cott Esq
Richard Skinner of Allerton Esq = The daughter of Ovellbright of Ovellbright Esq
Sir John Skinner the second son went into Kent = The daughter and heir of Sir Robert St Leger of Nowell Knight
Walter Skinner of Nowell Esq heir to his mother = The daughter of Sir William Rudstone Knight
Sir John Skinner of Bolingbroke Esq = The daughter of Sir William Marmaduke Esq
Robert Skinner of Nowell Esq = The daughter of Sir Thpmas Leuckener Knight
Sir William Skinner of Lorance  Knight from whom cometh all the SKINNERS of LANCASTER
William Skinner of Gremstone from whom cometh all the SKINNERS of YORKSHIRE
Nicholas Skinner of Allerton Esq of whom is descended all the SKINNERS in ESSEX lyckwise is Alderman Skinner descended from that House of a Bastard
sorry it seems to
have ben made  R.D.
Robert  Skinner of Nowell  Esq  from whom  cometh all the SKINNERS of KENT  and . . .
References

Ref (i)  Confirmed in page 6 of Sikander Sahib and page 151 of the Asiatic Annual Register 1803

Ref (ii)  LLD.D. - Legum Doctor (Doctor of Laws in english) is a doctorate-level academic degree in law / an honorary doctorate, depending on the jurisdiction.

Ref (iii) H.E.I.C.S. - Abbreviation for the 'Honourable East India  Company Service'.

Ref (iv)  MS in College of Arms given in 1703 by Rev William Skinner

Ref (v)   Refers to 'A Few memorials of the Right Rev. Robert Skinner D.D. Bishop of Worcester 1663', by Alan Maclean Skinner Q.C. 1800 - 1885.  Printed, not published, in 1866

Ref (vi)  Recorded in The Edinburgh Academy Register 1824 - 1914 and confirmed by Andrew McMillan Hon Archivist, The Edinburgh Academy, 22nd June 2015 by email.

Ref (vii) Issue recorded in ‘A Genealogical & Heraldic History
of the Commoners of Great  Britain & Ireland’ by John
Burke page 741 of the fourth volume
           Edward Skinner           Elizabeth (wife)
              1544 - 1631
Sons: Richard, William, Edward, Thomas, John,

Daughters: Anne, Mary, Susanna, Joane, Elizabeth

      Skinner Family Memorial, Ledbury Church
From the book  -  MILITARY MEMOIR of LIEUT.-COL JAMES SKINNER, C.B. By J.BAILLIE-FRASER

“A grandson of Edmond Skinner, John Skinner (1636 - 1704), settled in Edinburgh, Scotland.  It is from this Scottish
Branch that the Skinners of India descend. David Skinner was the Provost of Montrose from 1713 to 1714 and his son,
also  David, became Provost from 1733 to 1746.  This David had three sons, James, Hercules and and David. James
and Hercules obtained military service with the East India Company and served with Infantry units.  Hercules took to
a wife the daughter of a Rajput zaminder from whom he had three sons and three daughters. The Eldest, David, joins
the Navy and very little is known of him.  The other sons James and Robert obtain service with Scindia’s army
commanded by by General Perron the Frenchman.  James, after serving the Maharatta Chief for seven years is forced
to go to the British, at this time advancing towards Delhi under Lord Lake.“
John Skinner 1636 - 1704 settled in Edinburgh
“A grandson of Edmond Skinner, John Skinner (1636 - 1704), settled in Edinburgh, Scotland.  It is
from this Scottish Branch that the Skinners of India descend. David Skinner was the Provost of
Montrose from 1713 to 1714 and his son, also David, became Provost from 1733 to 1746.  This David . . . . . . . . Full text at the bottom of the page  . . . . . . .“

(From the book  -  MILITARY MEMOIR of LIEUT.-COL JAMES SKINNER, C.B. By J.BAILLIE-FRASER)
Scale model of
a MKIV tank for
a 16mm film of
the Battle of
Cambrai and . . .
Reginald Skinner of Bungay, Suffolk.  “Reggie” rose        =
to Major in the Royal Artillery & Wing Commander in
the RAF. He served with the the Royal Flying Corps
(Where he was awarded his pilot’s wings) 1917 - 1918.
He was referred to in an email from the Historian, 14
Squadron, RAF, dated 16 August 2014 - “On 12 Apr 1917
as one of six pilots who attacked Turkish Camps in the
area of Huj” (a district of Gaza).   London Gazette, 5 Dec
1939 under the heading Royal Air Force Reserve - “Major Reginald Onslow Skinner is granted a Commission in
Class CC as Squadron Leader - 17 Apr 1939”.  The London Gazette also records that he transferred to the RAFVR
Balloon Branch on 29 Aug 1940.  Promoted to Wing Commander (temporary) 11 Jun 1942, relinquished rank & transferred to Administrative & Special Duties Branch (Bicester) as Squadron leader 11 Sep 1943. He retired on 23 Dec 1945 retaining the rank of wing Commander although in
retirement Reggie preferred to called “Major”.
Mary
= 1)




= 2)
Robert
Skinner
1625-1681
Claynes,
Worcest-
ershire
= 1)

 
 
 
 
= 2)
Gwen
née
Baldry
Robert Bruce Skinner OBE, 1877 -  =
1961, Camberley, Surrey  Colonel
in Royal Engineers. Lon. Gazette:
OBE awarded in 1920”. Appoint.
to Hong Kong Legislative Council
June & July 1928:- “The Hon The
Officer Commanding The Troops”
The Gazette1932, as relinquished
appointment:-        “Colonel  R.B.  
Skinner OBE The Chief Engineer,
British Troops in China.”  
Pauline, daughter of Stanley Gough,
Major - 5th Bengal Cavalry and grand
daughter of Major General Sir George
Gough - 12th Lancers; also great niece to
General Sir Hugh Gough VC, 1st Bengal
Light Cavalry and his brother General Sir
Charles Gough VC, 5th Bengal Cavalry.
His deeds included saving the life of his
brother, Sir Hugh; also first cousin to Sir
Charles Gough's son, Brigadier General
Sir John Gough VC of the Rifle Brigade.
Major Stanley   =
Gough, 5th     
Bengal Cavalry
Daughter
of Cole
Brigadier General
Sir John Gough VC
1871 - 1915
General Sir Hubert de la Poer Gough CB,  KCB, GCB,
GCMG, KCVO commanded the British 5th Army  from
1916 to 1918. He was born in 1870,  died in 1963 (at 92
years of age) and buried in Camberley, Surrey.
Evelyn Swinton Skinner =
Of Blackheath, London
1843 - 1921. Lt Col in
The Indian Army. Colonel
in the Madras Staff
Corps. Deputy Judge
Advocate General,1890
1873  Marion,
daughter of
Thomas
Onslow of the
Madras Civil
Civil Service &
Judge therein
Harriet  =
Dau of
Lt Col
Tudor
Charles Bruce =
Skinner,
1843 - 1863,
Magistate in
Bengal Civil
Service at
Bhagulpore
Harriet
dau of
Rev JC
Browne
Russell Morland   =
Skinner II 1837 -
1908 Colonel in
the Indian
Army, awarded
the Indian
Mutiny Medal
Maria
daughter
of
John
Duntergus
Maj Gen Sir =
George
Gough
born 1830
Daughter
of
Stanley
Clarke
Maj Gen Sir  =
Charles
Gough VC
1832 - 1912
Harriet
daughter of
William Poer
(17th Baron
de la Poer)
Gen Sir
Hugh
Gough VC
1833 - 1909
Sir Percy
Gough
drowned at
Southsea
Fitzowen John
Skinner b. 1838
M.A.C. Lincoln’s
Inn & barrister
Laura
born
1840
Capt Russell Skinner
of H.M.’s 37th Regim-
ent of Foot. b. 1842
RMC Sandhurst 1860
John
Francis
Skinner
b. 1843
Skinner born in
1844. Colonist to
NEW ZEALAND
Stephen
Skinner
born
1846
Harriett  =
Becher
Tudor
Charlotte =
Becher
1865 -
1942
1829
Judge
George
Gough,
born 1802
Russel Morland Skinner I =
1809 - 1884 educated at
Harrow & Trinity College
Cambridge. Bengal Civil
Service & later appointed
Judge at Kishnaghur
1830 Louisa
daughter of
Charles Becher
RCS of
Tunbridge
Wells, Kent
Benjamin
Skinner
Charles Skinner of       =
St Kilda, AUSTRALIA,
1816 -1894, Educated
at Harrow & Trinity Col
Cambridge Barrister
of Law at Lincolns Inn,
Chairman of the  
Victoria General
Sessions
1844 Louisa
daughter of
Swinhoe,
Solicitor to
the East
India
Company
Russell Walton Skinner BA
Clare Hall, Cambridge,became
a sheep farmer in ARGENTINA
Violetta
Mary
b.1835
Lucy     =
Judith
1836-61
Edmund
Harwick
Marriott
Laura
1806
To
1820
Fitzowen
George  
Skinner
b/d 1807
Fitzowen Skinner MA  =
b. 1808 educated at
Trinity College Oxford,
barrister, Lincoln’s
Inn
1838 Laura dau of
Rev John Stuart
Rector of Lower
Gravenhurst, Berks
Anna =
born
in
1809
1839 W.R.A.
Boyle barrister
at Lincoln’s
Inn
Joseph
Henry
Skinner
1810-
1838
Eliza
Tertia
811-
1812
Samuel Skinner
1799 - 1811
Russell Skinner
1801 - 1802
Rev Russell Skinner =
MA, b. 1803. Rector
of Swafling, Saxm-
unden, Suffolk
Violetta daughter
of Thomas Williams
of Cowley Grove nr
Uxfeld, Middlesex
Mary
1801
to
1802
Russel Skinner =
1765 - 1834 of
Burton Street   
Burton
Middlesex
1798 Mary
daughter
of Thomas
Fenn of
Ballington
Nr Sudbury
Joseph =
Skinner
died   
in
1819
1798,
Frances
daughter
of Major
Godwin  
of  the   
H.E.I.C.S.
Samuel Skinner  =
esq of Shirley
Park, Surrey.
born at Chittoor,
East Indies in
1774. Educated
at Eton. One time
judge of the
circuit the
Province of
Madras, East
Indies. Died 1854
1808, Mary
daughter
of Robert
Routledge
esq of Kirk
Mannington
in the
County of
Durham
Mary
Anne
born
in
1763
Catherine =
Skinner
James
Simon
Ewart
esq Cpt
in the
H.E.I.C.S
Sophie
Harriet
died
in
1829
Russel Skinner =
1771 - 1832.
educated at
Queens
College
Oxford
1795
Sarah
Humby
Joseph Skinner of the City of London =
and Wanstead, Essex, died in 1797
and buried at St George in the East,
Middlesex
1762 at St Gregory’s, London
to Mary, daughter of Captain
Thomas Walker of London
Middlesex
Anne lived with
her Uncle
Benjamin
Russell Skinner of =
Newton House,
Lymington, Hants,
died in 1785
Mary Page
died in
183
Samuel Skinner
of London died
In 1742
Elias Skinner,
2nd son named
in the will of his
grandfather 1708
John Skinner of St =
Botolph, Aldagate,
citizen of London
and distiller
Russell Skinner
St Botolph
London
Joseph Skinner
died
unmarried
Benjamin Skinner
died
unmarried
Elizabeth =
Skinner
Dr Josiah Cole
of Mark Lane
London
Mary
Rose
Anne    =
Skinner
2 Nov 1681 at Hartlebury
Samuel Thurston
Samuel Skinner =
of St Leonard,
Bromley, Middl-
Sex, died 1757
Catherine
daugh of
Elias
Russel of
Bromley
died 1763
Frances =
Christopher
Hannbury
1661 - 1716
merchant
Anne =
died
1708
Daniel
Brattle
1708
William
Proctor
esq of
Epsom
Surrey
Hannah =
Elizabeth = Ambrose
Anne dau   . . .
of William
Beckly,
Sergeant
at Law
died in
1718
Robert Skinner =
1655-1698, of
Welton, Nort-
hants. Barrister
-at- law, Inner
Temple. Judge
Marshal.
Rev William Skinner     = 1)
1636 - 1695 doctoris fil.
New College Oxford in
1670 appointed Rector
of Hartlebury by his
father where he he
was buried. He had 3
sons and 7 daughters.
He was a Governor of
Hartlebury Grammer
School from 1672
- 1695
Anne = 2)
Turton
Margery = 3)
Lyttleton
she died
31 Aug
1679
1680 Mary
widow of
RevWashi
-bourne
Rector of
Holt, she
died 1707
Humphrey
Skinner
died at
sea circa
1659
Jeremy
Oakley,
Cardington
Shropshire

Alexander
Middleton
Rev
Phillip
Gard-
ener
of
Tackley
Oxford-
shire
Elizabeth = 1)
Anne =
Thomas
Hall of
Worcester

John Irons
barrister
of Martin,
Oxford-
shire
Mr.
Sharpe

John Tyas
Mayor of
Worcester
in 1678, son
and heir of
Tyas, Mayor of
Worcester in
1639 & 1643
Bridget
died
young
= 2)
Mathew Skinner =
BA, MA, 1624 -
1698, Trinity  
College, Oxford.
He was   
nominated to
receive a
Knighthood
Francis      
daughter      
of John  
Simpson
D.D.,
Preben-
dary of
Canterbury
Prudence
daughter
of Ralph
James of
Launton

Eleanor
sister of
John
Cowcher
Thomas =
Skinner
Launton
died in
1681
daugter
of T.
of
Frink-
ford
Oxford-
shire
Samuel Skinner = 1) =
1633 - 1709           
citizen               
& draper
of London
2)
in
1670
Rachel
bapt 15th
Dec 1588
St Sep-
ulchre
d. 1623
= 1)
 

 
= 2)
Right Rev Robert Skinner DD   =
1590  - 1670, Rector of Pitsford
& Lapton, Oxfordshire; Bishop
of Bristol 1636, Oxford 1640,
Worcester 1663. While Bishop
of Oxford joined 11 brethren in   
protest against the proceedings
of parliament, in consequence
of which he was imprisoned in
the Tower by Cromwell, buried
in Worcester Cathedral
Elizabeth
daughter
of Bernard
Bangor
of Oxford
of the   
Bangor
family of
Dorset, she
died 1646
in Oxford
Jane
Launden
9th July
1632 at
Pitsford
John Skinner
bapt 22 March
1593-4 St Sep-
ulchre, died
27th April 1596
at Pitsford
Katherine =
baptised  
In 1584
at
St Giles
Peter Bett
of Earl’s
Barton,
1613 at
Pitsford
Anne bapt =
19th Sept
1585
Sepul-
chre
Edward
Terry
at
Pitsford
Thomas Skinner
of Utrecht Holl-
and bapt. 16th
April 1587 at St
Sepulchre, dau-
ghter died young
Israel    
Damson  
28th June
Pitsford

Mr Warren
Edmund Skinner = 1)
of Pitsford, bapt
24th August 1592,
died without
issue at St             
Sepulchre
Eliz-  = 2)
abeth
circa
1613
dau.
of John
Garrat
of
Crick
Arms
on the
grave
Phillip  =
Skinner
bapt
18th
1596 at
Pitsford
Mathew Skinner =
baptised 20th
Sep 1599
Pitsford, brd
22nd July
1625
Francis
daughter
of John
Simpson
Canterbury
John Skinner
baptised 10th
March 1600
at Pitsford
Scotland
Mary
bap.
11
Sep
1673
Jane
bap
21
Dec
1674
Grace bap.
25 April 1676 bur. 12 Jun
1676 (the
same year)
Grace
bap,
3
Feb
1677
Margaret & Patience
(twins) bap. 2 Sep
1679 (Margaret was
buried 3 Aug 1695)
Lennard
Clement
Charles Becher
Mark Skinner born 15 April  =
1945 in Farnborough Hants.
Various roles within the Uk
Oil and Gas Industry 1965 -
2012. Mark researched and compiled this family tree.
Denzil Skinner born 15 Sep 1958 in   =
Aldershot Hants. 1977 - 1988 16/5th
The Queens Royal Lancers,  MBA
Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh
followed by a career in Bespoke
Retail Jewellery and Silverware
1987 in St Albans
Sarah born 5
June 1961,
daughter of
Edmund
Birtwistle
Leo Skinner born 14 Jan 1968 in Aldershot  =
Hants.  BA (Hons) and AKC, Kings College
University of London,  College of Law
Chancery Lane London, admitted to
Solicitors’roll 1994, Partner Freeths LLP.
1995 in Pewsey, Wiltshire,
Sarah born 26 May 1967 in
London, daughter of Derrick
Walker TD, Major in The
Honourable Artillery Company
Geoffrey Skinner born 4 Jan 1942 in Farn-  =
borough Hants.  Marine engineer ImarEST,
remained in charge of the Riyadh Saline
Plant during the 1st Gulf War 1991-2 whilst
most went of his colleagues went home.
1980,
Jenny
Bick
1979 in Bridgwater Somerset
Josephine, always known as Jo,
born in Sidmouth, Devon 15
November 1945, daughter of
Raymond Hilson
Simon Skinner
born 1981
Imogen born
12 May 1997 in
Chelsea London
James Skinner,
born 18 Oct 1999
in Northampton
Venetia born
13 Aug 1990
In Edinburgh
Thomas Skinner,
born 22 Sep 1992
in Edinburgh
Rory Skinner,
born 9 Sep 1996
in Edinburgh
1935, 1st wife, Eleanor  =
Myrtle daughter of    
John Benn Lt Col in the
Indian  Army. An expert
polo player who kept a
pair of ponies in India.
Myrtle died on 9th
March 1957.
1957, 2nd wife, Elizabeth daughter
of Lt Col Arthur Scragg MC and bar of the Royal Army Service Corps. As a more junior officer he was award the Military Cross for gallantry at the Evacuation of Dunkirk in 1940 during WW2.
Marion
Stanley
Skinner
1905-17
India
      General Sir Hugh Gough VC, GCB, KCB, C.B, GCMG, KCVO of 1st Bengal European Light  Cavalry (later 19th Hussars)

Acts of Bravery, 12th November 1857 and 25th February 1858 during the Indian Mutiny.

Lieutenant Gough was awarded the VC at the age of 23, when in command
of a party of Hodson's Horse, near Alumbagh, on the 12th of November,
1857; particularly  distinguished himself by his forward bearing in
charging across a swamp, and capturing two guns, although defended by
a vastly superior body of the  enemy. On this occasion he had his horse
wounded in wo places, and his turban cut through by sword cuts, whilst
engaged in combat with three Sepoys.

Lieutenant Gough also particularly distinguished  himself, near Jellalabad,
Lucknow, on 25 February 1858, by showing a brilliant example to his
Regiment, when ordered to charge the enemy's guns, and by his gallant
and forward conduct, he enabled them to effect their object. On this
Occasion he engaged himself in a series of single combats, until at length
he was disabled by a musketball through the leg, while charging two Sepoys with fixed bayonets.  Lieutenant Gough on this day had two horses killed under him, a shot through his helmet, and another through his scabbard, besides being severely  wounde d
General Sir Charles Stanley Gough VC, KCB, C.B  of 5th Bengal European Cavalry.

Acts of Bravery  during the Indian Mutiny, 15th and 18th August 1857, aged 26  and 27th January and 23rd February 1858 for which he was awarded the VC.

First for gallantry in an affair at Khurkowdah near Rhotuck on the 15 August
1857:  While serving with Hodson's Horse, in which he saved his brother
Hugh, who was wounded and then  killed two of the Enemy.

Secondly for gallantry on 18 August, when he led a Troop of the Guide
Cavalry in a charge and cut down two of the Enemy's Sowars, with one of
Whom  he had a desperate hand to hand combat.

Thirdly for gallantly on 27 January 1858 at Shumshabad where, in a charge,
he attacked one of the Enemy's leaders and pierced him with his sword,
which was carried out of his hand in the melee. He defended himself with
his revolver and shot two of the Enemy.

Fourthly for gallantry on 23 February at Meangunge where he came to the assistance of Brevet-Major O. H. St. George Anson, and killed his opponent. Immediately afterwards cutting down another of the Enemy in the same gallant manner.
 Brigadier General Sir John Gough VC, KCB, CB, CMG of The Rifle Brigade
Acts of bravery on 22 April 1903 during the Third Somaliland Expedition.
When he was 32 years of age Gough was in command of
a column on the march which was attacked by an enemy
force in superior numbers led by Mohammed Abdullah
Hassan near Daratoleh, British Somaliland.  After
conducting a successful defence, then a fighting
withdrawal, Gough came back to help two captains
(William George Walker and George Murray Rolland).
  The captains were helping a mortally wounded officer.
 They managed to get the wounded officer onto a camel,
but then he was wounded again and died immediately.
The two captains won the VC for their actions. However,
Gough played down his own part in the event. It was not
until late in the year that the true story came out in
dicating that Gough was equally deserving of recognition
. He was subsequently awarded the VC in January 1904. The  King presented the medal to him at Buckingham Palace on 29 February 1904. He was appointed Aide-de-Camp to the King in August 1907.
Rev John Skinner
Rev John Skinner  =
MA (1772 - 1839)
born in Claverton
near Bath, educ-  
ated at Cheam and
Trinity College Oxford.
He was a student at  
Lincoln’s Inn, Rector
of Camerton, Somerset
from 1800 to 1839 and
an antiquarian and
amateur archaeologist, his
Journals are preserved
in the British Museum
1805 Anne
daughter
of Joseph
Holmes
Marianne
1774-1815
buried at
Clerken-
well
Burial
Ground
Eliza
1776
to
1823
buried
at
Hert-
ord
Edward Skinner
1775 - 1792,
killed by a fall
from the cross-
tree whilst he
was serving as
midshipman
aboard the
frigate Iphigenia.
Edward was
buried at
Milford Haven
South Wales
William =
North
Skinner
1777
to 1823
buried
at Minchin-
hampton,
Glouces-
tershire
Charlotte
Jane dau
of Lieut.
Colonel
Parslow
Laura
1778-
1828
buried
at
Camerton
Somerset
Henry Skinner
1780 - 1801,
Lt. in H.E.I.C.
Military Service
died on voyage
from India
Emma
1783 -
1812
buried
at
Hert-
Ford
Fitzowen
George
Skinner
1782-
1810
Post
Captain
R.N.,
See Ref (iii)
See Ref (iii)
Lucy Skinner
Marriott
Alice  =
daug-
ter of
Smith
Col Edmund  =
Skinner CMG.
Chief
Ordnance
Officer in
Ireland
Amy
Lottie
daugh-
ter. of
Thomas
Hendry
Russell Morland Skinner III =
1872 - 1962 rubber planter
Kual Lumpur, Federated
Malay States. Died Redhill
Emmie
George
Lindsay
Edmund Skinner =
born 1906 some-
time Fl Lt Royal
Australian
Airforce
Dorothy dau
of Thomas
Horsfall, she
died in 1967
Ernest       =
Skinner  
1862-1933
Diana dau
of George
Dudley
Bruce Morland  =
Skinner 1858 -
1932, Major
General RAMC
Monica
dau of
Whiteside
Evelyn
Colin
Skinner
1860 -
1887
Margaret
= 1)


= 2)
Col R.B. Skinner
Reggie
Skinner in
Captain’s
uniform in
early 1917
. . . . .and
Squadron
Leader’s
uniform
circa 1940.
Geoff C.1993 Saudi Arabia
Mark & Jo  
Langford 1988
Leo & Sarah
Pury End 1999
Denzil & Mark
Germany 1987
. . . . 2nd Lt
DR Skinner
in 1928/29
Captain & Regiment
ADC to HM Queen
for the 16/5th
Lancer Guidon
parade July 1983
     and below
Denzil and Sarah’s
wedding day.
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Robert Skinner,  Benedictine Monk attached to Malvern Priory,  in 1440 and
being unmarried settled land in Hereford on his brother John of the House of
Bolingbroke (this was recorded in the memorial window of Little Malvern Church)
Marmaduke Skinner =
eldest son  
Daughter of Bromley
of Slyford  Esq  
John Skinner of    =
Surrey 1446-1517  
youngest son
Joane 1443 - 1470, daughter
of Caldicote of Reigate
Sir Thomas Skinner of Ledbury purchased    =
Castle Cambs, Cambs. from the Earl of Ox-
Ford  1580, Master of Clothworks, Alderman
of Bishopsgate 1557, Lord Mayor of London
1596 - 1598. (Confirmed in a letter from the
Librarian of the Guildhall, London in 1978)
John     = Joane
Skinner
Stephen Skinner of Hereford, =
lived in Le Burtons, Ledbury,
1507 - 1557, buried in the
Chancel of Ledbury Church,
Worcestershire
Joan daughter of
Bradford of Dymock
Gloucestershire,
Buried in Ledbury
in 1557
1553  Elizabeth daughter
of Newdigate of  Warwick-
shire. Buried at Pitsford
in 1611.
Sir Thomas Wyatt  1503 - 1542, Anne
Boleyn’s lover until her favours were
sought by King Henry VIII. Extensive
and chequered court life, imprisoned
in the Tower, knighted etc.
Anne Wyatt who in 1536
accompanied Anne Boleyn
to the scaffold and from
her had received:-Her
Little Prayer Book”
Margaret
Wyatt
1490
to
1537
Francis
Wyatt
Henry
Wyatt
1500
to
1544
William Skinner =
of Bolingbroke
Robert Skinner =
of Bolingbroke
The daughter of Sir
Robert Turvill Knight
The daughter and heir of Sir
William Braybroke Knight
Thomas Skinner of =
Bolingbroke Esq
The daughter of Audham
of Audham Esq
John Skinner of   =
Bolingbroke Esq
The daughter of Sir
Will Malerely
Robert Skinner =
of Bolingbroke
The daughter of Sir
William Traford Knight
John Skinner of  =
Bolingbroke Esq
The daughter of Sir
Thomas Conyeres
Robert Skinner of =
Bolingbroke Esq
The dau of Sir
William ....?
Robert Skinner his son
Now  at Lincolns Inn
Transcribed from certified College

of Arms Pedigree date 15 March 1633
Stephen Skinner =
of Hereford born
in 1481
Robert Skinner   =
1470 - 1554  (will,
Lincolns Inn 1535)
daughter of Sir Robert
Pourvil of Kent who
lived 1410 - 1452
Daughter of Chambers of Elstowe
(issue recorded in CT
Robinson’s History of the
Families of Herefordshire)
Anne Skinner =
1485 at Ardleigh in Essex to Sir Henry Wyatt of Allington Castle,
Kent. Son of Richard Wyatt of South Haigh, Mexborough, York-
shire.  Born in 1460 and died in 1536.  He was made knight
bannerat for services at the gloriously successful Battle of
Spurs near Bomy with King Henry VIII in 1515
See Ref: (vii)

Little Malvern Church, dedicated to St

Giles and in the village of Little Malvern

near Malvern, Worcestershire, was a

Benedictine monastery c.1171-1537. It

was founded from Worcester Cathedral.

Little remains of the 12th century

church, which was rebuilt in 1480-1482.

ARMS OF SIR ROBERT SKINNER

Three Griffins in silver, gold chevron on a blue
Crest and muntle in white and magenta feathers.
Motto:- “SANGUIS ET VULNERA” (Blood and wounds)
The Name of Skinner is a Name in the Kingdom of England (that came) with a Norman baron Sir Robert Skinner, Kinsman of William Duke of Normandy.  Sir Robert Skinner was invited by William to return to England with his army and be established at Bolingbroke in Lincolnshire.  In 1066  “William the Conqueror” landed at Hastings with his army , accompanied by Sir Robert Skinner.  At this battle Sir Robert lost his right hand and when the grant of arms was made, the Armorial bearings depicted the right hand in the beak of a griffin.
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ENGLAND 1
GENEALOGICAL TREE OF THE FAMILY OF SKINNER (and other connected families)
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Margaret      =
dau of John
Stallard,
Gentleman,
died in 1574
Richard Skinner =
of  Le Burtons,
Ledbury
1536 - 1608
Mary dau
of Thomas
Clynton,
Castell-ditch
John Snr
Skinner
b. 1540
William
Skinner
John Jnr
Skinner
Edward Skinner    =
1544 - 1631.  A
memorial to him,
his wife & children
stands in south
side of Ledbury
Church chancel.  
Elizabeth
Hill
Thomas
Skinner
Alice =
Born
1546
Joane
born
1548
William Hall    Alice
(Ledbury Skinners)
William
Hall
England 2
Edmund Skinner/Bridget Radcliffe of Warwickshire ? :-  1982 Skinner Pedigree from College of Arms Records, Conrad Swan York Herald
of Arms; A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Northern Ireland by John Burke;  A Few  Memorials
of the Right Rev Robert Skinner DD Bishop of Worcester by Alastair Maclain Skinner QC; A History of the Church of St Giles’ Northampton
by The Rev RM Serjeantson MA, FSA dated 1911. HOWEVER the will of Humphrey Radclffe of Northamptonshire, her father, makes it
absolutely certain as it contains the words:- “Also I give unto Bridgett Skinner my daughter the wife of Edmund Skinner of Pitsford”
Edmund Skinner BA Oxford, =
born 1554, 1587 Vicar of
St Sepulchre and St Giles,
Nottinghamshire; 1594
appointed Rector of Pitsford,
Northamptonshire where he
died 1628 and succeeded by
his son Robert.
Bridget, daughter
of Humphrey
Radcliffe of
Northamptonshire
born in 1570,
died and buried
in 1629 at
Pitsford.
Thomas Skinner
Julia Skinner =
William
Wynne
John Skinner
son and heir
of Sir John,
owner of
Castle Camps
Cambridgeshire

All Saints Church, Castle

Camps, Cambridgeshire

Robert Skinner was
buried 7 Sep 1684
(Extracted from Hartlebury
Parish records 1540-1812)
John Skinner of Conyngsyard
St Andrews 1636 - 1704,
youngest son of Bishop Robert
described in the Archives of
St Mary’s College, University
of St Andrews as “John
Skinner of Conyngsyard”, St
Andrews, which properly (now
1830) belongs to that college.
After his marriage in England
he wandered north via
Lincoln, York, Durham and
Edinburgh to St Andrews
famous for its university, St
Andrews founded in 1410 by
Bishop Wardlaw.
A black edition of “The Bible printed in London
in 1562 which belonged to John Skinner  (1636
- 1704)’s  father was handed down in 1885 to
William Skinner W.S. of Corra, City Clerk of
Edinburgh. In 20th century the bible was sold
to a buyer in USA
David Skinner (born =
C. 1670) Provost of
Montrose 1713-1714
Katherine, dau. of
Robert Tailyour of
Borrowfield, Montrose.
They had six sons
Conyngsyard is derived from Coneyguard and means rabbit warren.There was an area of St Andrews which had
this designation, down by the East Sands.  Part of this land came into the possession of the university as ‘Priory
Acres’ post-reformation, circa 1559/1560. (Confirmed by Dr. Rachel Hart, University of St Andrews, 2nd March
Susanna   John     Bridget Elizabeth  Edmund  Anne
born/died  born     born in  born in     born in     born  
in 1614      1615/6  1620      1623         1625/26    1627/8
Robert    Thomas  Phillip   Robert
b/died     born in    (dau)     born in
1632/34   1634       1637/38  1640
Very Rev Thomas =
Gough Dean of
Derry 1777-1860
1800 Charlotte
Bloomfield of
Tipperary
Field Marshal Viscount Hugh =
Gough, KP, GCB, GCSI, PC,
1779-1869 C-in-C China then
C-in-C India where he led the
British Forces to a decisive
Defeat of the Mahrattas
1807 Frances Maria
daughter of General Edward Stephens
Lt Col George Gough
of Co Limerick
Field Marshal Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, KP, GCB, GCSI, PC.

Hugh Gough commanded the 2nd Battalion of the 87th Regiment of Foot Royal (Irish Fusiliers) during the Peninsula War.

After serving as commander-in-chief (C-in-C) in China, he became C-in-C India where he led the British Forces in a decisive defeat of the Mahrattas at the conclusion of the Gwalior Campaign.

Then he commanded the troops that defeated the Sikhs during both the First Anglo-Sikh War and the Second Anglo-Sikh war for which he became known as the “hammer of the Sikhs”
Daquerreotype of Hugh Gough wearing the Army Gold Cross
                                            Above:-
On 13 January 1849, near the village of Chilianwala, north-
west of Lahore, General (later Field Marshal) Viscount Hugh
Gough, (1779-1869), Commander-in-Chief India, led his army
into the first major battle of the 2nd Sikh War (1848 - 1849).
Equestrian bronze statue of
Viscount Gough at Chillingham
Castle in Northumberland.
It was moved from Dublin in
1990 where it was severely
damaged
Captain Charles John Stanley Gough, 5th
[Bengal] European Cavalry winning the
VC at Khurkowhah, Indian Mutiny, 15th
August 1857.
Haig (far left) was commander of the British 1 Corps. He is seen conferring with Major
General Sir Charles Monro (second from left)
commander of the 2nd Division. They are
accompanied by Haig's chief of staff
Brigadier-General John Gough (second from
right) and Brigadier General Edward Perceval, commander of the 2nd Division's artillery.
The final action of the 2nd Sikh War (1848-1849)
was fought at Gujerat, about 120 kilometres
north of Lahore, on 21 February 1849. Sir Hugh
Gough assembled an army of some 24,000 with
which to attack a Sikh force estimated at 60,000.
After an artillery duel lasting some two and a half
hours, Gough ordered his infantry forward in a
general advance. Although Sikh resistance was
fierce, they were eventually forced to give
ground, and the retreat soon became a rout. On
14 March, the remains of the Sikh army
surrendered at Rawalpindi. The Punjab was
annexed to British India, and the Sikh state lost
its independence.
General Sir Hubert de la Poer Gough C.B.

Hubert Gough was born in 1870 in Co Waterford, Ireland.  He married Louisa Nora Lewis, daughter of Maj Gen Henry Colebrook Lewis, on 22 December 1898. He died on 18 March 1963.

He was educated at Eton College and after attending RMC Sandhurst joined the 16th Lancers then he studied at the Staff College.

He fought in the Boer War between 1892 and 1902, where he was mentioned in dispatches and severely wounded, the Tirah Expedition between 1897 and 1898.  He fought in the First World War, where he commanded the British Fifth Army.

In March 1914, he led 57 fellow officers of Third Cavalry Brigade to deliver an ultimatum to Gen Paget, declaring that they would accept dismissal “if ordered north” to put down the UVF. Called to Whitehall, Gough and his colonels requested a written assurance that they would not be ordered to enforce Home Rule in Ulster and Secretary of State for War JE Seely agreed to their demands, but Prime Minister Herbert Asquith could not allow army officers to dictate policy and Seely resigned.

During the Second World War he commanded the Chelsea Branch of the Home Guard.

Gough received the following appointments:-
Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1912.
Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1916.
Knight Commander, Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.) in 1917.
Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) in 1919.
Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1937.

He received these decorations:-
The award of the Order of the Crown and Sword of Sweden.
The award of the Croix de Guerre (Belgian).
The award of the Chevalier, Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur.
The award of the Grand Officer, Order of Leopold of Belgium.
The award of the Grand Officer, Order of the White Eagle of Russia (with swords).
The award of the Order of Charles III of Spain
                           Above:-
The Relief of Ladysmith - 28th February 1900. Sir George White welcomes the leader of the first relief column, with these words “Hello Hubert, how are you?” Shortly afterwards, moved by the
ovation given him by his soldiers and townsfolk, he acknowledged their
support and ending with these words
“Thank God we have kept the flag flying”.
Painting oil on canvas by John
Frederick Bacon (1868-19140)
purchased by the National Army
Museum at Sotheby in 1996.
LEFT  -   Bishop Skinner’s Chair which is currently
in the Red Lodge, Bristol Museum. Photos courtesy
of Bristol Culture.