See also

Family of James Oakley and Hannah Bignall

Husband: James Oakley

  • Name:

  • James Oakley

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • James Oakley (1794?- )

  • Mother:

  • Esther Gathen (1791?- )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • agricultural labourer2,3,4

  • Birth:

  • 1828 (app)

  • St. Stephen, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England2,3,4,5

  • Baptism:

  • 15 Jun 1828 (age 0)

  • St. Stephen, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England6

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 11)

  • St. Stephen, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England2

  •  

  • working as an agricultural labourer and living with his parents and two siblings. Born in Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 20)

  • St. Stephen, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England3

  •  

  • unmarried son working as an agricultural labourer and living with his parents, three siblings and two nieces. Born in St. Stephens Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 40)

  • Green Street, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England4

  •  

  • married head of the household working as a labourer and living with his wife Hanna, sons William, Charles, Amos and George, and daughter Eliza. Born in St. Stephens Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 52-53)

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England7

  •  

  • aged 50, Ag. Lab. Born in St. Stephens Hertford.

  • Death:

  • 1894 (age 65-66)8

  •  

Wife: Hannah Bignall

  • Name:

  • Hannah Bignall1

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Birth:

  • 25 Jun 1836

  • St. Stephen, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England1,4,5

  • Baptism:

  • 7 Apr 1839 (age 2)

  • St. Stephen, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England1

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 35)

  • Green Street, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England4

  •  

  • married wife living with her husband James, sons William, Charles, Amos and George, and daughter Eliza. Born in St. Stephens Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 44)

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England7

  •  

  • wife aged 46. Born in St. Stephens Hertford, living with her husband.

Child 1: Ann Oakley

  • Name:

  • Ann Oakley1

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Alfred Laurence (1855- )

  • Birth:

  • 1854 (app)

  • St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England1,9

  • Baptism:

  • 15 Jan 1860 (age 5-6)

  • St. Mary, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England1

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 26)

  • Green Street, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England10

  •  

  • married wife living with her husband and two children. Born in Hertfordshire

Child 2: William Oakley

  • Name:

  • William Oakley

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • agricultural labourer4

  • Birth:

  • 1857 (app)

  • St. Stephen, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England4,5

  • Baptism:

  • 14 Jan 1859 (age 1-2)

  • St. Stephen, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England6

  • Baptism:

  • 15 Jan 1860 (age 2-3)

  • St. Mary, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England1

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 14)

  • Green Street, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England4

  •  

  • unmarried son working as a labourer and living with his parents James and Hanna, brothers Charles, Amos and George, and sister Eliza. Born in St. Stephens Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 23-24)

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England7

  •  

  • aged 23, unmarried, Ag. Lab, St. Stephens Hertford, living with parents.

Child 3: Charles Oakley

  • Name:

  • Charles Oakley1

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Emma Roberts (1860?- )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • labourer, roadman then an agricultural labourer11,12,13

  • Birth:

  • Sep 1859 (app)

  • Shenley, Hertfordshire, England1,4,11,12,13

  •  

  • 1871 census says born in St. Stephens Hertfordshire, 1891 and 1901 census say South Mimms

  • Baptism:

  • 15 Jan 1860 (age 0)

  • St. Mary, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England1

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 12)

  • Green Street, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England4

  •  

  • unmarried son working as a labourers boy and living with his parents James and Hanna, brothers William, Amos and George, and sister Eliza. Born in St. Stephens Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 21)

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England14

  •  

  • married head of the household aged 22 working as an agricultural labourer born St. Stephens Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 32)

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England11

  •  

  • married head of the household working as a labourer and living with his wife Emma, sons William, James, Albert and Ernest, and daughter Louisa. Born in South Mimms Middlesex

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 40)

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England12

  •  

  • married head of the household working as a road man for Middlesex County Council and living in four rooms with his wife Emma, sons Albert, Ernest, Charles and John, and daughter Florence. Born in South Mimms Middlesex

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 52)

  • Mill Corner, Monken Hadley, Hertfordshire, England13

  •  

  • married head of the household working as a farm labourer and living in three rooms with his wife, three children and two grandchildren. Born in Shenley

Child 4: Amos Frederick Oakley

  • Name:

  • Amos Frederick Oakley1,15

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Nickname:

  • Fred

  • Spouse:

  • Caroline Childs (1854- )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • labourer then a woodman16,17,18

  • Birth:

  • Q2 1862

  • Green Street, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England1,4,15,16,17,18

  •  

  • 1871 census says born in Aldenham Hertfordshire, 1901 census says Park Street Hertfordshire, 1911 census says Boreham Wood Hertfordshire

  • Baptism:

  • 16 Apr 1865 (age 2-3)

  • St. Mary, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England1

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 10)

  • Green Street, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England4

  •  

  • son living with his parents James and Hanna, brothers William, Charles and George, and sister Eliza. Born in Aldenham Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 18-19)

  • Lowbell Lane, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England19

  •  

  • head of the household aged 21, labourer. Born in Shenley.

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 29)

  • Lowbell Lane, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England20

  •  

  • married head of the household as Fred Oakley working as a labourer and living in three rooms with his wife Caroline, daughters Annie, Ada, Florence and Amy, and son William. Born in Green Street Shenley

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 39)

  • Lowbell Lane, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England17

  •  

  • married head of the household working as a woodman and living in three rooms with his wife Caroline, daughters Annie, Lydia, Florence and Amy, and son William. Born in Park Street Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 49)

  • Lowbell Lane, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England18

  •  

  • married head of the household as Frederick Oakley working as a general labourer and living in five rooms with his wife Caroline, son William, granddaughter Elisabeth Bird and a William Oakley aged 55. Born in Boreham Wood Hertfordshire

  • Death:

  • Dec 1930 (age 68)

  • Barnet "Registration District", Hertfordshire, England1,21

Child 5: James Oakley

  • Name:

  • James Oakley1

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • Dec 1864 (app)

  • Barnet, Hertfordshire, England1

  • Baptism:

  • 16 Apr 1865 (age 0)

  • St. Mary, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England1

  • Death:

  • 1866 (age 1-2)1

  •  

Child 6: George Oakley

  • Name:

  • George Oakley

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse (1):

  • Kate Woodall (1867-1887)

  • Spouse (2):

  • Mary Tennison (1871-1925)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • agricultural labourer becoming a railway platelayer22,23

  • Birth:

  • 5 Apr 1867

  • Green Street, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England1,4,22,23

  •  

  • 1871 census says born in Aldenham

  • Baptism:

  • 4 Aug 1867 (age 0)

  • Shenley, Hertfordshire, England24

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 5)

  • Green Street, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England4

  •  

  • son living with his parents James and Hanna, brothers William, Charles and Amos, and sister Eliza. Born in Aldenham Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 13)

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England7

  •  

  • aged 15, unmarried, working as an agricultural labourer. Born in Shenley, living with parents.

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 35)

  • No1 Saltmarshe Crossing, near Howden, East Riding of Yorkshire, England22

  •  

  • married head of the household working as a platelayer ganger and living with his wife and seven children. Born in Shenley Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 44)

  • No1 Saltmarshe Crossing, near Howden, East Riding of Yorkshire, England23

  •  

  • married head of the household working as a platelayer for the North Eastern Railway and living with his wife and four children. Born in Green Street Herts

  • Death:

  • 22 Mar 1930 (age 62)

  • Goole, West Riding of Yorkshire, England1,25

  • Probate:

  • 6 May 1930

  • Principal Registry, High Holborn, Holborn, London, England25

  •  

  • of 36 Queens Avenue Goole, probate of effects of £800 12s 11d (~£27,000 in 2005) to Fred Sears police constable and Fred Oakley farm labourer

Child 7: Eliza Elizabeth Oakley

  • Name:

  • Eliza Elizabeth Oakley1

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • Jun 1870

  • Shenley, Hertfordshire, England1,4,5

  • Baptism:

  • 18 Sep 1870 (age 0)

  • St. Mary, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England1

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 7 mns)

  • Green Street, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England4

  •  

  • daughter living with her parents James and Hanna, and brothers William, Charles, Amos and George. Born in Shenley Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 10)

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England7

  •  

  • aged 12, attending school born Shenley, living with parents.

Child 8: Alice Oakley

  • Name:

  • Alice Oakley

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • Mar 1873

  • Barnet, Hertfordshire, England1

  • Baptism:

  • 6 Jul 1873 (age 0)

  • St. Mary, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England1

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 8)

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England7

  •  

  • aged 9, attending school born Shenley, living with parents.

Child 9: Emmanuel Oakley

  • Name:

  • Emmanuel Oakley

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Fanny Horrel (bap.1874, d.1951)

  • Birth:

  • 14 Aug 1875

  • Shenley, Hertfordshire, England1,5

  • Baptism:

  • 21 Nov 1875 (age 0)

  • Hertfordshire, England1

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 5)

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England7

  •  

  • aged 6, attending school born Shenley, living with parents.

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 5)

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England7

  •  

  • aged 6, attending school born Shenley, living with parents.

  • Death:

  • 24 Jul 1946 (age 70)

  • Aldenham, Hertfordshire, England1

Child 10: John Oakley

  • Name:

  • John Oakley

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • 1877 (app)

  • Shenley, Hertfordshire, England

  • Baptism:

  • 20 Oct 1878 (age 0-1)

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England1

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 3-4)

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England7

  •  

  • aged 4, attending school born Shenley, living with parents.

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 3-4)

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England7

  •  

  • aged 4, attending school born Shenley, living with parents.

Child 11: Lewis Oakley

  • Name:

  • Lewis Oakley1,26

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Elizabeth Eyres (1877?- )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • labourer27

  • Birth:

  • Q4 1882

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England1,26,27

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 29)

  • South Mimms, Middlesex, England27

  •  

  • married head of the household working as a general labourer in public works and living in four rooms with his wife, five children and a boarder. Born in South Mimms Hertfordshire

Sources

1.

John Oakley personal communication. PAF. Cit. Date: 20 April 2001.

2.

Census 1841, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:439 book:4 folio:45 page:19. Cit. Date: 16 December 2017.

3.

Census 1851, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:1713 folio:565 page:26. Cit. Date: 16 December 2017.

4.

Census 1871, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG10 piece:1331 folio:51 page:20. Cit. Date: 3 November 2019.

5.

Census 1881, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk).

6.

Church of the Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch, (www.familysearch.org).

7.

Census 1881, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:1368/103/15.

8.

John Oakley personal communication. PAF St. Cath. 1894/95 quarter:1. Cit. Date: 20 April 2001.

9.

Census 1881, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:1431 folio:15 page:23. Cit. Date: 24 January 2017.

10.

Ibid. class:RG11 piece:1368 folio:49 page:17. Cit. Date: 25 January 2017.

11.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1052 folio:100 page:23. Cit. Date: 21 January 2021.

12.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1229 folio:111 page:6. Cit. Date: 20 January 2019.

13.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:7148 class:RG78 piece:351 registration district:131 sub-district:2 enumeration district:9 schedule:280. Cit. Date: 3 August 2018.

14.

Census 1881, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:11368/107/23.

15.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Watford 1862 quarter:2 volume:3a page:295. Cit. Date: 28 July 2018.

16.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1052 folio:27 page:16. Cit. Date: 23 October 2019.

17.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1229 folio:60 page:10. Cit. Date: 23 October 2019.

18.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:7134 class:RG78 piece:350RD131SD1 enumeration district:6 schedule:85. Cit. Date: 1 August 2018.

19.

Census 1881, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:1368/30/18.

20.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1052 folio:27 page:16. Cit. Date: 2 November 2019.

21.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Barnet 1930 quarter:4 volume:3a page:463. Cit. Date: 28 July 2018.

22.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:4458 folio:110 page:10. Cit. Date: 18 July 2018.

23.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:28521 class:RG78 piece:1637 reg district:519 sub district:3 enum district:9 schedule:67. Cit. Date: 19 January 2017.

24.

Wethersfield, United Reform Church Records, 5/8/1997.

25.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1930 page:497. Cit. Date: 19 January 2017.

26.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Barnet 1882 quarter:4 volume:3a page:193. Cit. Date: 16 December 2017.

27.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:7136 class:RG78 piece:350 registration district:131 sub-district:1 enumeration district:8 schedule:88. Cit. Date: 16 December 2017.