John Skirrow Peart

Male 1842 - 1889


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  • Name  John Skirrow Peart 
    Born  9 Nov 1842  Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name  1843 
    He was christened John Bumby Peart but at some point unhappy with his middle name he changed it to Skirrow.  
    Christened  27 Mar 1843  Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Event  1871 
    He published a book of his poems called "Christmas Day and Other Poems" just before he left for America. 
    Emigration  17 Apr 1871  Boston, Massachussets Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He emigrated, taking a boat from Liverpool and arriving at Boston. He became a naturalized citizen of the US the next year.  
    Occupation  1880  Philadelphia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mechanic working in an Oil Refinery. 
    Death  1889 
    He committed suicide by shooting himself whilst temporarily insane. 
    Died  13 Jan 1889  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  15 Jan 1889  Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I6849  Fidgen
    Last Modified  7 Apr 2015 

    Father  James Peart,   b. 11 Jun 1817, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1868, Handsworth, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Eliza Skirrow,   b. 1817, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1899, Handsworth, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Sep 1839  Beverley, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2794  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Peart,   b. 16 Apr 1837, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1917, Pottsdown, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1875  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Count of Children  No children. 
    Last Modified  7 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F2796  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Christmas Day and Other Poems
    Christmas Day and Other Poems
    by John Skirrow Peart