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George Skivington (-1711)

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Married 6 Apr 1695 • Shillingstone, Dorset, England1Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, ...continue
Buried 18 Nov 1711 • Shillingstone, Dorset, England6Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, ...continue 2Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, ...continue


Biography
 
George was ‘of’ the parish of Belchalwell. The Belchalwell parish registers were almost completely destroyed in a fire in 1844 and only a few charred and severely damaged registers prior to that date remain. Unfortunately, the bishop’s transcripts of the parish were also destroyed by fire in 1731. There are, therefore, no parish records available prior to 1731 and George’s origins will never be known.3Roger Guttridge, ‘A transcription of 18th century Belchalwell entries in the Fifehead Neville ...continue
 
George married Mary Hallet of Shillinge Ockford on 6 April 1695 by licence.4Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, ...continue The ceremony probably took place in the Church of the Holy Rood. Shillinge Ockford was also known as Shilling Okeford and is now known as Shillingstone. George and Mary had the following known children:5Other children may exist. Their baptisms or births may not have been recorded or the records may ...continue
 

  1. Mary Skivington Scrine (1696-)
  2. Susanna Skivington (1700-1707)
  3. George Skivington (1702-1702)
  4. Anne Skivington Pitt (1705-1780)
  5. John Skivington (1709-1779)

 
George was buried on 18 November 1711 at Shillinge Ockford.7Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, ...continue On 23 November 1711 Elizabeth Churchouse made the oath that he was buried in woollen only according to the Burying in Woollen Acts 1666–80.8Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, ...continue 9’Charles II, 1666: An Act for Burying in Woollen onely.,’ in Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, ...continue 10’Charles II, 1677 & 1678: An Act for burying in Woollen.,’ in Statutes of the ...continue 11’Charles II, 1680: An Additionall Act for burying in Woollen.,’ in Statutes of the ...continue 12Matthew Taub, ‘Why England Once Forced Everyone to Be Buried in Wool’, Atlas Obscura, ...continue
 
To be continued…13This is a work in progress. Citations and family links are being batch-added to profiles.


External links
 
George Skivington at FamilySearch14The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ‘George Skivington’, FamilySearch, ...continue


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1, 4. Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812”, Marriage of George Skivington and Mary Hallet, 6 April 1695, Shillinge Ockford, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/SHI:RE1/1, p. not recorded, line 14, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243, accessed 28 April 2020.
2, 8. Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812”, Sworn oath of Elizabeth Churchouse that George Skivington was buried in woollen only, 23 November 1711, Shillinge Ockford, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/SHI:RE1/2, p. not recorded, line 2, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243, accessed 28 April 2020.
3. Roger Guttridge, ‘A transcription of 18th century Belchalwell entries in the Fifehead Neville parish registers’, in Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812, p.not recorded, Ancestry, https://www.ancestry.com.au/interactive/2243/32435_239488-00017?backurl=&ssrc=&backlabel=Return#?imageId=32435_239488-00017, accessed 29 April 2020.
5. Other children may exist. Their baptisms or births may not have been recorded or the records may not have survived.
6, 7. Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812”, Burial of George Skivington, 18 November 1711, Shillinge Ockford, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/SHI:RE1/1, p. not recorded, line 11, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243, accessed 28 April 2020.
9. ’Charles II, 1666: An Act for Burying in Woollen onely.,’ in Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, 1628-80, ed. John Raithby (s.l: Great Britain Record Commission, 1819), p.598. British History Online, http://www.british-history.ac.uk/statutes-realm/vol5/p598a, accessed 30 April 2020.
10. ’Charles II, 1677 & 1678: An Act for burying in Woollen.,’ in Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, 1628-80, ed. John Raithby (s.l: Great Britain Record Commission, 1819), pp.885-886. British History Online, http://www.british-history.ac.uk/statutes-realm/vol5/pp885-886, accessed 30 April 2020.
11. ’Charles II, 1680: An Additionall Act for burying in Woollen.,’ in Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, 1628-80, ed. John Raithby (s.l: Great Britain Record Commission, 1819), p.940. British History Online, http://www.british-history.ac.uk/statutes-realm/vol5/p940, accessed 30 April 2020.
12. Matthew Taub, ‘Why England Once Forced Everyone to Be Buried in Wool’, Atlas Obscura, 25 October 2018, https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/england-wool-burial-shrouds, accessed 30 April 2020.
13. This is a work in progress. Citations and family links are being batch-added to profiles.
14. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ‘George Skivington’, FamilySearch, n.d., updated 30 April 2020, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/KCT3-2B4, accessed 30 April 2020.