Samuel William and Sally Elizabeth Skilbeck were the twins of Matt and Peggy Skilbeck born 16th April 1973 at Hotten General Hospital. Sadly Peggy Skilbeck died in July 1973 aged 26 and left Matt bringing up two children. Annie Sugden helped bring up the babies.
Sadly on the 13th January 1976 Sam and Sally were killed in a car acdcident alongside their aunty Beattie Dowton at a level crossing in Beckindale. They were buried with their mother in Beckindale churchyard.