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Family of Henry Oakley and Rachel Bennett

Husband: Henry Oakley (1844- )
Wife: Rachel Bennett (1853?- )
Children: Joseph Oakley (1875?- )
Frances Kate Oakley (1877?- )
Albert Oakley (1878?- )
Florence M Oakley (1879?- )
Alfred Oakley (1890?- )
Benjamin George Oakley (1893-1915)
Marriage 20 June 1874 Holy Trinity, Leverstock Green, Hertfordshire, England1
groom's father William Oakley, bride's father John Bennett

Husband: Henry Oakley

Name: Henry Oakley2,3
Sex: Male
Nickname: Harry
Father: William Oakley (1811?-bef1881)
Mother: Sarah Skegs (1811?- )
Occupation carman4
Birth Q1 1844 Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England1,2,3,4
Leverstock Green in 1881 census
Baptism 7 April 1844 (age 0) St. Leonard, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England3
Census 30 March 1851 (age 6-7) Holly Bush, Tower Hill, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England5
son aged 7 attending school born Sandridge Hertfordshire living with parents.
Census 3 April 1881 (age 38) 30 Little George Street, St. Pancras, London, England4
married head of the household working as a carman and living with his wife, three children and a nephew, born in Leverstock Green
Census 5 April 1891 (age 47) 216 Arlington Road, St. Pancras, London, England6
head of the household marr aged 56 Carmaker born Hertfordshire

Wife: Rachel Bennett

Name: Rachel Bennett1
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Rachell Oakley1
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1853 (approx.) Leverstock Green, Hertfordshire, England1,4,7,8
Census 3 April 1881 (age 27) 30 Little George Street, St. Pancras, London, England4
married wife living with her husband, three children and a nephew, born in Leverstock Green
Census 5 April 1891 (age 37-38) 216 Arlington Road, St. Pancras, London, England6
married wife aged 39 born Hertfordshire living with her husband.
Census 31 March 1901 (age 47) Belcony, Leverstock Green, Hertfordshire, England7
married head of the household living in four rooms with her sons Albert, Alfred and Benjamin, born in Leverstock Green Hertfordshire
Census 2 April 1911 (age 58) 11 Bennets End, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England8
widowed head of the household living in four rooms with her son Benjamin, born in Leverstock Green Hertfordshire

Child 1: Joseph Oakley

Name: Joseph Oakley1
Sex: Male
Birth 1875 (approx.) Lincolnshire, England1,4
Baptism 13 June 1875 (age 0) Holy Trinity, Leverstock Green, Hertfordshire, England1
Census 3 April 1881 (age 6) 30 Little George Street, St. Pancras, London, England4
son attending school and living with his parents, two siblings and a cousin, born in Lincolnshire

Child 2: Frances Kate Oakley

Name: Frances Kate Oakley4
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Frances Kate Oakley9
Birth 1877 (approx.) Lincolnshire, England4
Baptism 20 May 1877 (age 0) Holy Trinity, Leverstock Green, Hertfordshire, England1
Census 3 April 1881 (age 4) 30 Little George Street, St. Pancras, London, England4
daughter attending school and living with her parents, two siblings and a cousin, born in Lincolnshire

Child 3: Albert Oakley

Name: Albert Oakley6
Sex: Male
Occupation mill hand box maker7
Birth 1878 (approx.) St. Pancras, Middlesex, England6,7
Census 5 April 1891 (age 12-13) 216 Arlington Road, St. Pancras, London, England6
son aged 5 born St. Pancras London living with parents.
Census 31 March 1901 (age 15) Belcony, Leverstock Green, Hertfordshire, England7
unmarried son working as a mill hand box maker and living in four rooms with his mother Rachael and brothers Alfred and Benjamin, born in St. Pancras London

Child 4: Florence M Oakley

Name: Florence M Oakley4
Sex: Female
Birth 1879 (approx.)4
Census 3 April 1881 (age 2) 30 Little George Street, St. Pancras, London, England4
daughter aged 2 living with her parents, two siblings and a cousin, born in Westwick Bow Cambs?
Census 5 April 1891 (age 11-12) 216 Arlington Road, St. Pancras, London, England6
daughter aged 13 attending school born St. Pancras London living with parents.

Child 5: Alfred Oakley

Name: Alfred Oakley6
Sex: Male
Birth 1890 (approx.) St. Pancras, London, England6,7
Census 5 April 1891 (age 0-1) 216 Arlington Road, St. Pancras, London, England6
son aged 1 born St. Pancras London living with parents.
Census 31 March 1901 (age 10) Belcony, Leverstock Green, Hertfordshire, England7
son living in four rooms with his mother Rachael and brothers Albert and Benjamin, born in St. Pancras London

Child 6: Benjamin George Oakley

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Benjamin George Oakley

Name: Benjamin George Oakley10
Sex: Male
Spouse: Ellen Beatrice Wilson (1881-1963)
Cause of Death: of wounds after a shell had landed in the barn where he was billeted
Occupation agricultural labourer8
Birth Q1 1893 St. Pancras, London, England7,8,10
Census 31 March 1901 (age 8) Belcony, Leverstock Green, Hertfordshire, England7
son living in four rooms with his mother Rachael and brothers Albert and Alfred, born in St. Pancras London
Census 2 April 1911 (age 18) 11 Bennets End, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England8
unmarried son working as a labourer thrashing machine and living in four rooms with his mother Rachel, born in St. Pancras London
Death 4 December 1915 (age 22) Pas-de-Calais, France11
Cause: of wounds after a shell had landed in the barn where he was billeted
Burial Humbercamps Communal Cemetery Extension, Grand Rue, Humbercamps, Pas-de-Calais, France11
private 12404 of the 6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment
Medals
Victory, British and 1915 Star medals

Sources

1Church of the Latter Day Saints, "FamilySearch" (www.familysearch.org). Lowestoft Latter Day Saints Church.
2"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). St. Albans 1844 quarter:1 volume:6 page:489.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Skigs
3"L.D.S. Church, Lowestoft-Church Register". Sandridge Church records.
4"Census 1881" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:201 folio:9 page:11.
5"Census 1851" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). HO107/1713/205.
6"Census 1891" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:118/112/p19.
7"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1326 folio:114 page:3.
8"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:7752 class:RG78 piece:383 registration district:141 sub-district:1 enumeration district:13 schedule:45.
9"Ancestry" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). BDM.
10"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Pancras 1893 quarter:1 volume:1b page:21.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Bennett
11"Commonwealth War Grave Commission" (on-line at www.cwgc.org). 6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment no:12404 ref:I.D.1.
Text From Source: died 4th December 1915
12"Ancestry British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards 1914-1920" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). B G Oakley pte. 12404 6/Bedf. R.