Betsy Skelding

On this day … 20th April

1908 … Daniel Owen Espley and Betsy Skelding were married at Salem Methodist Church, Smallthorne, Staffordshire.  They are my wife’s grandparents.


On this day…..15th March

1862     Charles Espley was born in the Union Workshouse, Staffordshire.  His mother was Martha Espley.  Charles is my wife’s 2nd cousin 2x removed.

1887     Betsy Skelding was born in Lye, Staffordshire.  Her parents were Imri Skelding and Sarah Ann Darby.  Betsy is my wife’s paternal grandmother.