Alice Skeen1

F, #11727, b. 23 September 1870, d. 31 October 1955
FatherThomas Albert Skeen1 b. 12 Oct 1845, d. 4 Dec 1926
MotherMary Anne Wilson1
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited9 Aug 2022
Birth*23 September 1870 Hartley, NSW, Australia1 
Married Name6 March 1888 Thompson2 
Marriage*6 March 1888 Lithgow, NSW, Australia;Groom=Charles John Thompson2 
Death of Father4 December 1926 Woodriff Street, Penrith, NSW, Australia;Principal=Thomas Albert Skeen3 
Death*31 October 1955 Penrith, NSW, Australia;
The Late Mrs. Alice Thompson
Mrs. Alice Thompson, of 656 High Street, Penrith, who died in hospital on October 31, at the age of 85 years, was born at Kanimbla Valley, and lived at Hartley Vale till she came to Penrith 50 years ago.
She was the wife of Charles John Thompson, to whom she was married when she was 16 years of age. Her maiden name was Alice Skeen.
She leaves seven children (eight are deceased), 26 grand children, 24 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Daughters and sons of Mrs. Thompson are: May (Mrs. Clarke, Penrith), Violet (Mrs. Claeson, Penrith), Arthur (Petersham), Victor (Chullora), Cecil (Lakemba), Sydney (Cardiff), and Herbert (Penrith).
Mrs. Sutton, of Woodriff St., Penrith, is a sister of deceased.
The funeral took place on Wednesday afternoon, 2nd inst., leaving the Funeral Home of John Price and Son, Penrith, for the C. of E. portion of Penrith general cemetery. The services were conducted by the Rector, the Rev. A. E. Hodgson.4 


Charles John Thompson


  1. [S1472] NSW Birth Indexes, 10959/1870 Alice Skeen.
  2. [S1481] NSW Marriage Indexes, 5257/1888 Charles Thompson & Alice Skeen.
  3. [S1294] NSW Death Registration Transcription.
  4. [S1565] Trove digitised newspapers, online, The Nepean Times, Thursday, November 10, 1955.