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SKINNER, Octavius Pieter

Born: 1871 04 12
Died: 1947 07 07

Clerk of Works

He was the son of William SKINNER, the builder of the 1st Church on Church Square, and the brother of Thomas Edward SKINNER. He appeares in an 1897 group photograph of the staff of the ZAR PWD. In 1898 he was a clerk, 9th grade, in the office of the ZAR PWD on a salary of £200 per year and in 1899 he was promoted to clerk, 7th grade, on a salary of £225 per year.

(Information supplied by Rosa Swanepoel)

Books citing SKINNER

Longland. 1979. Longland's Pretoria Directory for 1899 (Reprint No. 85). Pretoria: The State Library. pp 223