'Skey1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered:Skey of Bewdley, Skey of Birmingham, Skey of Spring Grove, Skey of Upton

?? Skey of Deptford
1. Thomas Skey of Upton, Worcestershire
  m. ?? (widow of _ Handley)
  A. John Skey (d infant)
  B. John Skey of Upton (b 03.10.1722, d 29.01.1776, "cyder mercht.")
  m. (22.01.1754) Sarah Baker (b 02.12.179, d 17.12.1794, dau of James Baker of Birmingham by Mary Hunt of Stratford)
  i. James Skey of (the Hyde near) Upton (b 1750s, d 21.02.183*, Lt. Colonel)
  m1. (06.01.1778, sp) Frances Brook (Dau of Rev. James Brook)
  m2. Eleanor Brockhurst (dau of John Brockhurst of Ledbury & Upton)
  a. James Skey of Upton & Herefordshire
  b. Mary Skey
  m. Thomas Russell (son of William)
  c.+ other issue (d unm) - James (d infant), Frances, Sarah, Ann, Elizabeth
  m3. Martha Russell (dau of William Russell)
  h. John Skey of Upton (solicitor)
  m. (03.1829) Janetta Hales of Upton
  i.+ other issue - William Russell, Martha (A 1824)
  m4. (sp) Mary Russell (dau of William Russell)
  ii. Thomas Skey of Upton (b 09.05.1760, 3rd son)
  m. Penelope Bradstock (dau of Rev. Rowland Bradstock of Peopleton)
  a. Penelope Skey (d unm)
  b. Mary Skey
  m. _ Garston of near Birmingham
  iii. George Skey in London (b 12.12.1763)
  m. Charlotte Carpenter (dau of William Carpenter of Bradford, Wiltshire)
  a. George Skey of Cloyton (b 22.06.1796, minister, to Australia in 1837) had issue
  m. (04.10.1821) Myra Patridge (dau of John Patridge of near Stroud)
  b. Frederick Skey of London (surgeon)
  m. Sarah Sophia Wakefield (dau of Francis Wakefield of London)
  c. Charlotte Skey
  m. Carpenter Cox of Fishponds (near Bristol) (cousin?)
  d. Selina Skey
  m. William Sowles of Stamford Hill
  e.+ other issue - Charles of Wednesbury (d 29.03.1827), Emma
  iv. Mary Skey (b 15.02.1758, dsp 01.09.1835)
  m. (04.1790) Richard Bennet of Bewdley (tobacconist)
  v. Martha Skey (b 20.02.1759)
  m. George Russell of Birmingham
  a. James Russell of Burmingham (surgeon, 3rd son) had issue
  m. Sarah Hawkes of Birmingham
  b.+ other issue - George (d 1823 in America), William (d unm), Frederick (surgeon), Louisa
vi.+ other issue - Charles (b 25.10.1755), Sarah (b 30.08.1766, d 01.05.1768)
  C. Samuel Skey of Spring Grove (near Bewdley) & Dowles (co. Salop) (b c1726, d 27.03.1800)
  The following is supported by VCH (Worcestershire, vol 4, Parishes: Dowles), FMG (vol 3, MS498-9, 'Scott-Taylor', p1122+) plus a note within Commoners (vol 3, 'Scott of Stourbridge and Great Barr', p666). Various web sites report that Samuel rose "from rags to riches" by providing materials (dyes and acids) to the growing cloth- & carpet-making markets.
m1. _ Crane of Kidderminster
  i. Mary Skey (d young)
  m2. Sarah Scott (dau of William Scott of Stourbridge)
  ii. Samuel Skey of Spring Grove (d 27.03.1806)
  m1. Mary Devett of Smithfield & Twickenham
  a. Mary Skey
m. (02.02.1814) William Burton (son of Sir Charles, Bart)
  b. Louisa Skey
  m. (06.12.1814) James Taylor of Moseley Hall
  m2. Sarah Laurens Bicknell (dau of Charles Bicknell, m2. Rev. Joshua Fletcher of Dowles)
  c. Arthur Skey of Spring Grove (a 1840, ds, 2nd son)
  d.+ other issue - Samuel (d young), Caroline
  iii. Sarah Skey (b c1754, d 1838)
  m. (26.06/02.07.1778) John Taylor of Moseley Hall
  iv. Joanna Skey
  m. (1807) John or Richard Soley of Sandbourne
  D. Jonathan Skey of Bewdley (b 18.01.1728, d 22.02.1824, drysalter, 4th son)
  m1. Mary Maber (dau of Peter Maber of Dorset)
  i.+ 2 children (d young)
  m2. (1759) Margaret Freeman (b 1734-5, d 31.08.1825, dau of John Freeman of Bewdley by Mary)
  iii. John Skey of Stourport
  m. Ann Skey (dau of William Skey) @@ just below
  a. Ann Skey
  m. Rev. John Philips Potter of Kensington
  iv. Jonathan Skey
  m. Mary Rebolds of Bewdley
  a.+ "Several children, d.y."
  v.+ other issue - Henry of Bewdley (d 23.09.1830, drysalter), Joseph MD), Mary (d unm 1823), Harriot
  E. William Skey
  i. Ann Skey
  m1. John Skey of Stourport @@ just above
  m2. _ George of London
  ii.+ other issue - William of London (dsp, porter brewer), Elizabeth, Mary, Susanna, Eleanor
  F. Thomas Skey of Birmingham
  m. Hester
  i. Thomas Skey of Bristol (2nd son)
  m. _ Jones of Bristol
  a. Thomas Skey
  b. John Skey (a 1824) had issue
  m. _ Wood of Wolverhampton
  ii. Robert Samuel Skey of Bewdley, Birmingham & Stratford
  m. (09.1789) _ Hooper of Tithing
  iii.+ other issue (d unm) - William, Ann
  G. Elizabeth Skey
  m. William Lawrence of Shrewsbury (grocer)

Main source(s): FMG (vol 4, MS590-1, 'Skey', p1250+)
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