|Country of Origin||Scotland|
|Year of Arrival in Australia||1864|
|Submitted by||Brett Skinner|
The Skinner family moved to Australia in the early 1800s as free settlers, buying and selecting land, and forming around the Lismore District in Northern New South Wales.
W.R Skinner married Emmily Williams. They moved to Australia to expand their knowledge of farming.
They had two children, Henry William Skinner and Doreen.