See also

Family of Thomas Oakley and Anne Butterfield

Husband: Thomas Oakley

  • Name:

  • Thomas Oakley4,5

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • Thomas Oakley (1767?-1825)

  • Mother:

  • Ann Pickering (1774?-1833)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • a farmer and farm baliff4,6,7,8,9

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • At Charles baptism, address-Preston Castle Farm. At Marys baptism address-Preston ? parish of Hitchin, Farmer.

  • Birth:

  • 1799 (app)

  • King's Walden, Hertfordshire, England7,8,10,11

  • Baptism:

  • 25 Jul 1799 (age 0)

  • St. Mary, King's Walden, Hertfordshire, England1,5

  •  

  • son of Thomas Oakley and Anne

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 41-42)

  • Water End, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England7

  •  

  • aged 40, farmer living with his wife and five children. Born in Hertfordshire

  • Employment:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 41-42)6

  •  

  •  

  • census enumerator for Sandridge. He farmed at Waterend Farm

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 51-52)

  • Dairy House, Maresfield, Sussex, England8

  •  

  • head of the household aged 51 widower, farm bailiff living with two children, a daughter-in-law, a visitor and two servants. Born in Kings Walden Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1861 (age 61-62)

  • Blenheim Lodge, London Road, South side, Northfleet, Kent, England10

  •  

  • head of the household aged 61 married, house, land & funds living with his wife, a daughter and two servants. Born in Kings Walden Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 71-72)

  • Blenheim Lodge, London Road, South side, Northfleet, Kent, England11

  •  

  • head of the household aged 71 married, retired farmer living with his wife, a daughter and two servants. Born in Kings Walden Hertfordshire

Wife: Anne Butterfield

  • Name:

  • Anne Butterfield4

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • John Butterfield (1757?-1812)

  • Mother:

  • Alice Gobey (1778?-1807)

  • Birth:

  • 1803 (app)7,12

  •  

  • Baptism:

  • 25 Nov 1803 (age 0)

  • St. Mary's Church, St. Mary's Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, England12,13

  •  

  • daughter of John Butterfield and Alice

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 37-38)

  • Water End, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England7

  •  

  • aged 35, living with her husband and five children, not born in Hertfordshire

  • Death:

  • bef 1851 (age 47-48)

  •  

Child 1: Ann Willis Oakley

  • Name:

  • Ann Willis Oakley14,15

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Nickname:

  • Annie

  • Spouse:

  • William Fairlam Lofts (1825?-1862)

  • Birth:

  • 10 Mar 1825

  • Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England7,8,14,15,16,17,18,19

  •  

  • 1861 census says born in Preston hertfrordshire

  • Baptism:

  • 8 Apr 1825 (age 0)

  • Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England14,15

  •  

  • daughter of Thomas Oakley (farmer) and Ann of Preston

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 16)

  • Water End, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England7

  •  

  • aged 15, living with parents and four siblings. Born in Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 26)

  • Dairy House, Maresfield, Sussex, England8

  •  

  • daughter aged 26 unmarried, living with father, a brother, a sister-in-law, a visitor and two servants. Born in Hitchin Herts

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 36)

  • 75 Lisson Grove, Lisson Grove, Middlesex, England16

  •  

  • wife aged 36 married, living with her husband, a daughter, a half-sister and a servant. Born in Preston Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 46)

  • 5 St. Mary's Terrace, Paddington, Middlesex, England17

  •  

  • visitor aged 46 widow, annuitant living with Richard Blizard and family and two servants. Born in Hitchin Hertfordshire

  • Witness:

  • 21 Apr 1878 (age 53)

  • Ann Willis Oakley witnessed the marriage of William Valentine Oakley and Ellen Elizabeth Hodgson on Sunday on 21 April 1878 in St. Saviour, Pimlico, St. George Hanover Square, Middlesex, England

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 56)

  • Farm House, Joyce Green, Dartford, Kent, England18

  •  

  • visitor aged 56 widow as Annie Willis Lofts, living with George Solomon and family and four servants. Born in Hitchin Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 65)

  • Fulwich Farm, Fulwich Road, Dartford, Kent, England19

  •  

  • widowed grandmother living on her own means with son-in-law Henry Parkhurst, her daughter Ellen, grandson Sidney, granddaughters Edith, Lilian, Gertrude and Mabel, two visitors and two servants. Born in Hitchin Hertfordshire

  • Death:

  • 25 Jan 1897 (age 71)

  • Medway "Registration District", Kent, England20,21

  • Burial:

  • 28 Jan 1897

  • St. Margaret, Rochester, Kent, England22

  •  

  • aged 71

  • Probate:

  • 17 May 1897

  • Probate Registry, London, England21

  •  

  • widow of 'Fairmount' Borstal Road Rochester, effects of £685 10s (~£40,000 in 2005) to Thomas Norris Oakley and Frederick James Oakley gentlemen

Child 2: Thomas Oakley

  • Name:

  • Thomas Oakley7

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Catherine Woodward (1826?-1904)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • bankers clerk then a bank manager8,23,24,25,26

  • Birth:

  • 10 May 1826

  • Preston Castle, Preston, Hertfordshire, England7,8,14,23,24,25

  •  

  • Hitchin in 1851 census, Kings Walden in 1861 census

  • Baptism:

  • 16 Jun 1826 (age 0)

  • Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England14

  •  

  • son of Thomas Oakley and Ann

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 15)

  • Water End, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England7

  •  

  • aged 15, living with parents and four siblings. Born in Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 24)

  • Dairy House, Maresfield, Sussex, England8

  •  

  • son aged 24 married, bankers clerk living with his wife, his father, a sister, a visitor and two servants. Born in Hitchin Herts

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 34)

  • 9 Park Terrace, Albert Road, Lewisham, Kent, England23

  •  

  • head of the household aged 34 married, bankers clerk living with his wife, four children, a boarder and two servants born Kings Walden Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 44)

  • 1 & 2 Lombard Street, St. Mary Woolchurch Haw, City of London, London, England24

  •  

  • head of the household aged 44 marrried, bankers clerk living with his wife, five children and two servants. born Preston Castle Hitchin Hertfordshire (note bank manager's family shared this large property)

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 54)

  • Fulwich Farm, Fulwich Road, Dartford, Kent, England25

  •  

  • married visitor working as a bank manager and living with his wife Catherine whilst visiting Henry Parkhurst, niece Ellen and their son Sydney. Born in Preston Castle Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 64)

  • 23 Gunterstone Road, St. Mary, Fulham, London, England26

  •  

  • head of the household aged 64 married, retired bank manager living with his wife, a son, a niece and three servants. Born in Hertfordshire

  • Death:

  • 16 Oct 1891 (age 65)

  • Fulham "Registration District", London, England27,28

  • Probate:

  • 28 Nov 1891

  • Principal Registry, High Holborn, Holborn, London, England28

  •  

  • the Elder, a gentleman, formerly of St. Mary's Terrace Walworth Surrey, 2 Lombard Street City of London late 23 Gunterstone Road West Kensington died 16th October 1891, will proved with effects of £9,944 4s 10d (resworn April 1892 £9,819 4s 10d) (~£590,000 in 2005) by Catherine Oakley of 23 Gunterstone Road widow the Relict the sole Executrix

Child 3: William Valentine Oakley

  • Name:

  • William Valentine Oakley14,29

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse (1):

  • Fanny Davey (1833?-bef1871)

  • Spouse (2):

  • Ellen Elizabeth Hodgson (1842?-1892)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • a grocer becoming manager of a Co-operative Store9,30,31,32,33

  • Birth:

  • 13 Sep 1827

  • Preston, Hertfordshire, England14,29,30,31,32,33

  •  

  • Hitchin in 1851, 1871 and 1881 census

  • Baptism:

  • 14 Feb 1828 (age 0)

  • Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England14,29

  •  

  • son of Thomas Oakley (yeoman) and Ann

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 13)

  • St. Peters Street, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England34

  •  

  • aged 13, pupil at a boarding school with brother Charles. Born in Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 23)

  • Corner House, Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel, Middlesex, England30

  •  

  • nephew of head of ? aged 23 unmarried, assistant grocer living with five others. Born in Hitchen Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 33)

  • 4 Holloway Place, Islington, Middlesex, England31

  •  

  • head of the household aged 33 married, grocer living with his wife, a daughter and three servants. Born in Preston Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 43)

  • 19 High Row, St. Margaret & St. John, Westminster, Middlesex, England32

  •  

  • head of the household aged 43 widower, manager of Co-operative store living with Caroline Hopkins and her two sons as servants. Born in Hitchin Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 53)

  • 1 St. Thomas Road, Islington, Middlesex, England33

  •  

  • head of the household aged 53 married, grocer living with a son, two boarders and a servant. Born in Hitchin Hertfordshire

  • Death:

  • Q3 1882 (age 54)

  • Islington "Registration District", London, England35

Child 4: Charles Oakley

  • Name:

  • Charles Oakley36

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • Death record needs verifying, but no census record found other than 1841. Don't confuse him with the Charles Oakley born in Tring in 1830

  • Birth:

  • 1829 (app)

  • King's Walden, Hertfordshire, England36

  • Baptism:

  • 15 Jul 1829 (age 0)

  • St. Mary, King's Walden, Hertfordshire, England1,36

  •  

  • son of Thomas Oakley (farmer) and Anne

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 11-12)

  • St. Peters Street, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England34

  •  

  • aged 12, pupil at a boarding school with brother Willaim. Born in Hertfordshire

  • Death:

  • Nov 1843 (app) (age 13-14)

  • St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England37

Child 5: Mary Oakley

  • Name:

  • Mary Oakley10,38

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Edwin Solomon (1831?-1906)

  • Birth:

  • 1831 (app)

  • Preston Castle, Preston, Hertfordshire, England10,38,39,40,41,42

  •  

  • Hitchin in 1861 and 1871 census, St. Albans in 1901 census

  • Baptism:

  • 13 Jun 1831 (age 0)

  • St. Mary, King's Walden, Hertfordshire, England1,38

  •  

  • daughter of Thomas Oakley and Anne

  • Census absence:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 9-10)

  •  

  • Census absence:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 19-20)

  •  

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1861 (age 29-30)

  • Blenheim Lodge, London Road, South side, Northfleet, Kent, England10

  •  

  • daughter aged 30 unmarried, living with father and step mother. Born in Hitchin Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 39-40)

  • Littlebrook Farm, Stone, Kent, England39

  •  

  • wife aged 40 married, living with her husband, three sons, a nephew Arthur Oakley aged 6 and three servants. Born in Hitchin Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 49-50)

  • South Field, Dartford, Kent, England40

  •  

  • wife aged 49 married, living with her husband, two children and two servants. Born in Preston Castle Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 59-60)

  • South Field, Dartford, Kent, England41

  •  

  • wife aged 60 married, living with her husband, two children and two servants. Born in Preston Castle Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 69-70)

  • Sunnyside, Miskin Road, Holy Trinity, Dartford, Kent, England42

  •  

  • wife aged 68 married, living with her husband, a son, a niece and a servant. Born in St. Albans Hertfordshire

  • Death:

  • Oct 1901 (age 68)

  • Dartford "Registration District", Kent, England43,44

  • Burial:

  • 16 Oct 1901

  • Holy Trinity Church, High Street, Dartford, Kent, England44

  •  

  • aged 68

Child 6: Susanna Oakley

  • Name:

  • Susanna Oakley7,45

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • 1834 (app)

  • Water End, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England7

  • Baptism:

  • 28 Mar 1834 (age 0)

  • St. Leonard, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England1,45

  •  

  • daughter of Thomas Oakley and Ann

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 6-7)

  • Water End, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England7

  •  

  • aged 8 as Susan Oakley, living with parents and four siblings. Born in Hertfordshire

Child 7: Elizabeth Oakley

  • Name:

  • Elizabeth Oakley46

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • 1835 (app)46

  •  

  • Baptism:

  • 6 Dec 1835 (age 0)

  • Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England46

  •  

  • daughter of Thomas Oakley and Ann

Child 8: James Oakley

  • Name:

  • James Oakley7

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • 1836 (app)

  • Water End, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England7,47

  • Baptism:

  • 28 Nov 1836 (age 0)

  • St. Leonard, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England1

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 4-5)

  • Water End, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England7

  •  

  • aged 5, living with parents and four siblings. Born in Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 14-15)

  • High Street, South Weald, Essex, England47

  •  

  • boarder aged 15, attending school and living with brother Richard at James Monkhouse's school. Born in Water End Hertfordshire

Child 9: Richard Fairlam Oakley

  • Name:

  • Richard Fairlam Oakley48,49

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Elizabeth Fletcher (1842-1893)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • mechanical engineer for Richard Garrett in Leiston and worked for some time in the Ukraine.50,51,52,53,54,55,56

  •  

  • a mechanical engineer for Richard Garrett in Leiston and worked for some time in the Ukraine. He then had his own agricultural machinery business, particularly steam threshing, in Wethersfield Essex

  • Birth:

  • 7 Apr 1838

  • Water End, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England47,48,49,52,53,54,55,56,57,58,59

  •  

  • as Richard, parents Thomas Oakley (farmer) and Ann Oakley formerly Butterfield

  • Baptism:

  • 29 Apr 1839 (age 1)

  • St. Leonard, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England1,49

  •  

  • son of Thomas Oakley and Anne

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 3)

  • Water End, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England7

  •  

  • aged 3, living with his parents and four siblings. Born in Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 12)

  • High Street, South Weald, Essex, England47

  •  

  • boarder aged 13, attending school and living with his brother James at James Monkhouse's school. Born in Water End Hertfordshire

  • Census absence:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 23)

  •  

  •  

  • we assume he must have been in the Ukraine by this time

  • Miscellaneous:

  • 28 Jul 1868

  • County Court, Braintree, Essex, England60

  •  

  • recovered £3 19s (~£180 in 2005) from William Patten

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 32)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England52,61

  •  

  • head of the household aged 32 married, contractor for steam thrashing living with his wife, five children and a servant. Born in Water End Herts

  • Directory:

  • 1871 (age 32-33)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England62

  •  

  • as an engineer

  • Directory:

  • 1874 (age 35-36)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England63

  •  

  • as an engineer

  • Directory:

  • 1878 (age 39-40)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England64

  •  

  • as an engineer

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 42)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England53

  •  

  • married head of the household working as an engineer and living with his wife Elizabeth, daughters Jane, Emma and Constance, and sons James, Willie, Frederick, Albert and Frank. Born in Water End Hertfordshire

  • Directory:

  • 1886 (age 47-48)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England65

  •  

  • as an engineer

  • Directory:

  • 1890 (age 51-52)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England66

  •  

  • as an engineer and assistant overseer

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 52)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England54

  •  

  • married head of the household working as an agricultural engineer and threshing machine proprietor living with his wife Elizabeth, daughters Helen, Constance, Flora and May, and sons Frank, Thomas and Richard. Born in Water End Hertfordshire

  • Miscellaneous:

  • Jan 1893

  • Schoolroom, Wethersfield, Essex, England67

  •  

  • had organised music and singing for an event to celebrate completion of a giant quilt which people had paid 1s to embroider their name or initials, £73 10s (~£4,500 in 2005) was raised

  • Witness:

  • 15 Mar 1893 (age 54)

  • Richard Fairlam Oakley witnessed the marriage of Basil Bowtle and Helen Caroline Oakley on Wednesday on 15 March 1893 in St. Mary, Hornsey, Haringay, Middlesex, England

  • Directory:

  • 1895 (age 56-57)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England68

  •  

  • as an engineer and assistant overseer

  • Miscellaneous:

  • 25 Jun 1895

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England69

  •  

  • was presented with a clock, the inscription stating "Presented to Mr. Oakley by a few friends as a remembrance of his unfailing help in the choir for 25 years, Wethersfield, 25th June 1895"

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 62)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England55

  •  

  • widowed head of the household managing his own business as a threshing machine proprietor mechanical engineer and assistant overseer living with two children, granddaughter Bessie Bowtle and a servant. Born in Water End Hertfordshire

  • Directory:

  • 1902 (age 63-64)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England70

  •  

  • as a mechanical engineer and assistant overseer

  • Miscellaneous:

  • 14 Sep 1904

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England71,72

  •  

  • 's house caught fire and the kitchen and most contents were destroyed. Richard had opened a room as a public reading room and carpeted it wit cocanut matting, it said residents spoke of it being a great fire risk

  • Directory:

  • 1906 (age 67-68)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England73

  •  

  • as a mechanical engineer and assistant overseer

  • Miscellaneous:

  • 20 Nov 1907

  • County Court, Braintree, Essex, England74

  •  

  • four youths were bound over for stealing walnuts from Richard T Oakley (assumed to be Richard F Oakley)

  • Directory:

  • 1908 (age 69-70)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England75

  •  

  • as a mechanical engineer

  • Directory:

  • 1910 (age 71-72)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England76

  •  

  • a mechanical engineer

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 72)

  • High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England56

  •  

  • head of the household aged 72 widower, mechanical engineer (agriculture) working on own account at home living in seven rooms with a daughter. Born in Water End Hertfordshire

  • Directory:

  • 1912 (age 73-74)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England77

  •  

  • an engineer

  • Death:

  • 16 May 1912 (age 74)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England58,59,78,79,80

  • Burial:

  • 21 May 1912

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England58,81,82

  •  

  • aged 74 of Wethersfield

  • Miscellaneous:

  • 26 Jul 1912

  • Cunnington Son & Orfeur, Braintree, Essex, England78

  •  

  • published a notice any one whom has a claim on his estate should do so by 19th August 1912

  • Probate:

  • 10 Oct 1912

  • Probate Registry, London, England61,83

  •  

  • of Wethersfield Essex, effects of £927 4s 9d (~£50,000 in 2005) to Edward Charles Oakley traveller and Felix Choice printer

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33.

Census 1881, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:258 folio:65 page:1.

34.

Census 1841, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:447 book:8 folio:23 page:40.

35.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Islington 1882 quarter:3 volume:1b page:205.

36.

FindMyPast Parish Records Collection - Baptisms, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Hertfordshire baptisms.

37.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). St. Albans 1843 quarter:4 volume:6 page:301.

38.

Church of the Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch, (www.familysearch.org). batch:C07256-1 sys:England-ODM film:991340.

39.

Census 1871, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG10 piece:886 folio:62 page:33.

40.

Census 1881, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:865 folio:25 page:43.

41.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:639 folio:25 page:43.

42.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:703 folio:56 page:20.

43.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Dartford 1901 quarter:4 volume:2a page:318.

44.

FindMyPast Parish Records Collection - Burials, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). North West Kent burials.

45.

Church of the Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch, (www.familysearch.org). batch:I04592-7 sys:England-EASy film:1537811 ref:item 550 p 69.

46.

Ibid. batch:C04743-1 sys:England-ODM film:569725, 569726, 569727.

47.

Census 1851, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:1774 folio:150 page:28.

48.

Birth Certificate. own copy, index:1. Family Archive, Held by David and Sue Wilkinson.

49.

Church of the Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch, (www.familysearch.org). batch:C02465-4 sys:England-EASy film:1040658 ref:item 8 p 86.

50.

Marriage Certificate. of daughter of Helen, own copy, index:5a. Family Archive, Held by David and Sue Wilkinson.

51.

FindMyPast Newspaper article, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Chelmsford Chronical Friday 26th July 1912 page:1 and Friday 2nd August 1912 page:1.

52.

Census 1871, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG10 piece:1700 folio:112 page:19.

53.

Census 1881, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:1805 folio:98 page:17. Cit. Date: 8 February 2019.

54.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1421 folio:79 page:11. Cit. Date: 8 February 2019.

55.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1722 folio:52 page:15.

56.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:10392 class:RG78 piece:550 registration district:201 sub district:1 enum district:4 schedule:51.

57.

Helen Caroline Oakley, Birthday Book of Helen Caroline Oakley dated 17th June 1886 Wethersfield. Family Archive, Held by David and Sue Wilkinson.

58.

Essex Family History Society - Memorial Inscriptions. North West Essex volume:2.

59.

Gravestone. St. Mary Magdalene Wethersfield - see photo.

60.

FindMyPast Newspaper article, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Chelmsford Chronicle Friday 31st July 1868 page:8.

61.

Geoff Bowtle personal communication. letter.

62.

Ancestry UK City and County Directories 1766-1946, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). 1871 Post Office Directory page:239.

63.

Ibid. 1874 Post Office Directory page:249 and 330.

64.

Ibid. 1878 Post Office Directory pages:271 and 361.

65.

Ibid. 1886 Kelly's Directory page:360 and 493.

66.

Ibid. 1890 Kelly's Directory pages:413 and 576.

67.

FindMyPast Newspaper article, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). The Essex Newsman Saturday 28 January 1893 page:2.

68.

Ancestry UK City and County Directories 1766-1946, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). 1895 Kelly's Directory pages:376 and 506.

69.

David Eric Wilkinson. who owns the clock.

70.

Ancestry UK City and County Directories 1766-1946, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). 1902 Kelly's Directory pages:449 and 609.

71.

FindMyPast Newspaper article, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Chelmsford Chronical Friday 16th September 1904 page:8.

72.

Wethersfield Village Newsletter. 1978.

73.

Ancestry UK City and County Directories 1766-1946, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). 1906 Kelly's Directory pages:603 and 809.

74.

FindMyPast Newspaper article, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Essex Newsman Saturday 23rd November 1907 page:2.

75.

Ancestry UK City and County Directories 1766-1946, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). 1908 Kelly's Directory pages:610 and 820.

76.

Ibid. 1910 Kelly's Directory pages:628 and 842.

77.

Ibid. 1912 Kelly's Directory page:665.

78.

FindMyPast Newspaper article, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Chelmsford Chronical Friday 26th July 1912 page:1.

79.

Memorial Card. copy in personal file. Family Archive, Held by David and Sue Wilkinson.

80.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1812 quarter:2 volume:4a page:736.

81.

Colchester Record Office Parish Records. Colchester Record Office, Colchester, Essex, England.

82.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Wethersfield St. Mary Magdalene Burials 1863-1924 ref:D/P 119/1/8 image:48.

83.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1912 page:293.