Skull born 1816
Picture from the SWOP
Reference number RHW : 12249
as the name implies, was where new Wycombe spread
many folk worked hard each day to earn their daily bread,
bodgers in the woods around would make the legs for chairs
timber yards within the town would make the other wares
seats and backs and other bits, the fancy arms and spokes
there was work for locals here and plenty other folks.
here, at Number 26, was Walter Skull and wife
splendid place for baby Skulls all starting out in life.
sold his chairs in
Liverpool and there had met his
And coming back to
Wycombe he had shown her
off with pride.
Her origins were
wealthy and her mother, a
Came from Bold Hall
in Lancashire, at least so we are
Walter was the son of Charles
Skull and brother of
Edwin Skull. He married Ellen Foster from Lancashire. They were the
parents of Charles Edwin Skull and Henrietta Watkins, née Skull.
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