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Family [F208]

OAKLEY

Parents

Arthur James OAKLEY [P626] = Leah HOLLOWAY [P627]

Married 1902, Hereford, Herefordshire.

Arthur James

Born Jun 1873, How Caple, Fawley, Herefordshire.
Died 10 Feb 1953, Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham.
Occupation: Police Officer
His parents were James (aged 72) and Hariett (aged 45) OAKLEY in 1891. RG12/2054.
Probate 5033-12-8d (part) granted to Francis John RAWBONE.

Leah

Born Mar 1873, Church Stretton, Shropshire.1
Died 29 Jan 1943, Police Station, Duke Street, Birmingham.
Census 1911: Aged 36. Living with spouse and Olive (8) and Vera (6) at Moorhall, Whitbourne, Worcestershire.2
Probate 2160-8-11 granted to husband, Authur.

Children

Vera Millicent [P52] = Francis John Charles RAWBONE [P42] > Family [F13]

Vera Millicent

Born 17 Aug 1904, Mansel Lacy, Herefordshire,
Died 23 Apr 1997, Blenheim Lodge, Minehead, Somerset.
Occupation: Housewife.
Widowed: 1964
Cremated at: Taunton, Somerset.
Census 1911: Aged 6, living with parents and older sister, Olive at Moorhall, Whitbourne, Worcestershire.4
Arthur (father) - twice married(?) - owned The Court Lodge, Whitbourne, Worcesterhire prior to John Reeve & Alice RAWBONE retiring there.
Sisters, Olive b. 1903 & Sylvia Eilee.

Francis John Charles

Born 2 Mar 1901, Frankton, Warwickshire.5
Christened 12 Apr 1901, Bourton on Dunsmore, Warwickshire.6
Died 1966, Minehead, Somerset7
Occupation: Birmingham Police Service (retired as Chief Superintendent)
Nationality: British
Cremated at: Crematorium, Taunton, Somerset.

Sources

1 : ; Page 615; Primary evidence
FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915. Volume 6a.

2 : "Census - England & Wales 1911"; Primary evidence
RG14; Piece: 15794; Schedule 33.

3 : ; Primary evidence
I attended the cremation with my Father, Cyril & May RAWBONE.

4 : ; Page 511; Primary evidence
Fol 6a. Moorhall was/is? a cottage.

1911 Census form signed by Arthur Oakley
1911 Census form signed by Arthur Oakley

5 : ; Page 452; Primary evidence
FreeBMD Index - April - June 1901.

6 : ; Secondary evidence
Confirmation of date from Dorcas HENDERSHOTT 1/8/99.

7 : ; Page 147
Ref 7c

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