YORKSGEN-L ArchivesArchiver > YORKSGEN > 2000-05 > 0958570424
Subject: Harrogate Newspapers - SKILBECK
Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 09:33:44 EDT
For Janice Wood :
Here's the SKILBECK material for you...........
I also have an inquest for a Maureen Skillbeck.......One of yours....??
Harrogate Historical Society and re-Population Study Group
Harrogate Advertiser - 8th January 1887
December 28th, at Charlton Manor, Knaresborough, Isabella, widow of
Thomas Skilbeck, late of Bilton, York.
Harrogate Herald - 7th October 1942
The marriage arranged between G Leslie Corson, of Dalfibble, Woodside,
Harrogate, and Elizabeth Skilbeck, of 86 Grantham Drive, York, will
take place at St Paul's Presbyterian Church, Harrogate, on October 9th
at 2pm. Friends will be welcome at the church. Side arms to be left at
Harrogate Herald - 14th October 1942
At St Paul's Presbyterian Church, Harrogate, on Friday, the marriage
took place of George Leslie Corson, youngest son of Mr and Mrs George
Corson, of Dalfibble, Woodside, Harrogate, and Elizabeth Skilbeck,
daughter of Mr and Mrs J T Skilbeck, of Grantham Drive, York.
The Rev Marcus Brockman performed the ceremony.
Mr Skilbeck gave his daughter in marriage. She wore a dress in grey
and white worsted with matching coat, revers in white pique, and a grey
beret trimmed with white. A spray of tea roses and white heather
completed the ensemble.
Miss Joan Skilbeck was bridesmaid. Her dress was of powder blue and
she wore a wine-coloured bonnet trimmed with blue velvet and shoes and
gloves to tone. She carried a muff of royalty carnations.
Norman Leithhead was best man.
The honeymoon is being spent on the West Coast. The bride travelled in
a brown two-piece suit with shoes and gloves to tone.
Harrogate Advertiser - 30th June 1995
Mrs Beatrice Mary Skilbeck, formerly of Willow Road, Romanby,
Northallerton, who died on February 16, left estate valued at £522,853
gross, £521,342 net.
She left £10,000 to the Friends of the Friarage Hospital,
Northallerton, as a token of her appreciation for their kindness to her
late husband, and the same amount to the Cancer Research Campaign,
£5,000 to the RNLI and £500 to Stokesley Young Farmers Club.
Harrogate Advertiser - 5th July 1996
Photo - At James Church, Boroughbridge, was the setting for the wedding
of Tracey Skilbeck, daughter of Mr and Mrs K Skilbeck, and Neil Anthony
Horner, son of Mr and Mrs L Horner, of Boroughbridge. The bride was
given away by her father and wore a white satin, off-the-shoulder
dress. The bodice was covered with sequins and had a long white train.
She carried a bouquet of star lilies, white roses, and lilac orchids.
Miss H Wilson was chief bridesmaid and the bride was also attended by
Miss N Herron and Miss R Stephenson. They wore dresses in a floral
design of lilac, navy, gold and white. Best man was Mr L Gray and
groomsmen were Mr P Skilbeck, and Mr D Binns. Mr Phillip Smith
officiated and the organist was Mrs C Wilson. A reception was held at
the Rose Manor Hotel, Boroughbridge, and the couple honeymooned in the
Dominican Republic. The bride owns a hairdressing salon and enjoys
horse riding. The bridegroom is a builder and plays football for
Boroughbridge in his spare time.