See also

Family of Richard Francis Oakley and Louise Gertrude Sarah Bedwell

Husband: Richard Francis Oakley

  • Name:

  • Richard Francis Oakley2

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • Richard Fairlam Oakley (1838-1912)

  • Mother:

  • Elizabeth Fletcher (1842-1893)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • engineers fitter becoming Engineer at Garrets in Leiston, then running an ironmongers shop, then an engineers fitter, heavy load excavator, sluice and crane (did he work for Ransome & Rapier?)3,4,5,6,7,8

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • Frank Bowtle gave us to understand that this Richard went to Chile for Garretts & finished up as a sheep farmer. I am not sure, if he did he didn't stay long, perhaps he went with brother James and returned?

  • Birth:

  • 17 Mar 1888

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England4,8,9,10

  • Baptism:

  • 12 Aug 1888 (age 0)

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England2,11

  •  

  • son of Richard Fairlam Oakley (engineer) and Elizabeth of Wethersfield

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 3)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England10

  •  

  • son living with his parents Richard and Elizabeth, sisters Helen, Constance, Flora and May, and brothers Frank and Thomas. Born in Wethersfield Essex

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 13)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England12

  •  

  • an unmarried son living with his father, a sibling, a niece and a servant. Born in Wethersfield Essex

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 23)

  • 11 Grimsey Road, Leiston, Suffolk, England4

  •  

  • an unmarried lodger working as an engineers fitter for an agricultural engineer and living in six rooms with Henry Carter's family and cousin Richard basil Bowtle. Born in Wethersfield Essex

  • Directory:

  • 1925 (age 36-37)

  • Castle Hedingham, Essex, England5,6

  •  

  • an ironmonger

  • Directory:

  • 1929 (age 40-41)

  • Castle Hedingham, Essex, England5

  •  

  • an ironmonger

  • Directory:

  • 1933 (age 44-45)

  • Castle Hedingham, Essex, England7,13

  •  

  • ironmonger, telephone Hedingham 86X3

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 51)

  • 33 Cliff Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, England8

  •  

  • married born 17th Mar 1888, engineers fitter, heavy load excavator, sluice and crane (did he work for Ransome & Rapier?) living with his wife and possibly some children

  • Death:

  • 8 May 1956 (age 66)

  • Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England14,15

  • Probate:

  • 6 Jul 1956

  • Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England15

  •  

  • of 143 Woodbridge Road Ipswich Suffolk, efffects of £2,648 14s 11d (~£45,000 in 2005) administered with will by Kathleen Sarah Elizabeth Kersey married woman

Wife: Louise Gertrude Sarah Bedwell

  • Name:

  • Louise Gertrude Sarah Bedwell1,16

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Birth:

  • 29 Mar 1890

  • Ipswich, Suffolk, England8,17,18,19

  •  

  • 31st March in 1939 census

  • Baptism:

  • 18 May 1890 (age 0)

  • St. Matthew's Church, Mill Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England18

  •  

  • daughter of John Bedwell (gentleman) and Sarah of 44 Berners Street Ipswich

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 49)

  • 33 Cliff Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, England8

  •  

  • married born 31st Mar 1890, unpaid domestic duties living with her husband and possibly some children

  • Death:

  • 4 Dec 1954 (age 64)

  • East Suffolk Hospital, Anglesea Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England17

  • Probate:

  • 4 Feb 1955

  • Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England16

  •  

  • of 33 Cliff Lane Ipswich, wife of Richard Francis Oakley, effects of £2,296 16s 10d (~£40,000 in 2005) to Richard Francis Oakley retired engineers fitter and John Harry Wallace farmer

Child 1: Kathleen Sarah Elizabeth Oakley

  • Name:

  • Kathleen Sarah Elizabeth Oakley20

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Robert Henry Kersey (1918-1988)

  • Birth:

  • 11 Jan 1927

  • Halstead "Registration District", Essex, England20,21,22

  • Administrator:

  • 6 Jul 1956 (age 29)

  •  

     

    Kathleen Sarah Elizabeth Oakley was appointed as administrator at the probate hearing of Richard Francis Oakley on Friday on 6 July 1956 at the Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

  • Death:

  • 29 Dec 2008 (age 81)21,22,23

  •  

  •  

  • Cause: suddenly

  • Cremation:

  • 20 Jan 2009

  • Ipswich Crematorium North Chapel, Belvedere Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England23

  •  

  • at 11:30 am, dearly loved wife to the late Robert and much loved mum and grandma

Sources

1.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Risbridge 1919 quarter:4 volume:4a page:2297.

2.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Wethersfield St. Mary Magdalene Baptisms 1858-1981 ref:D/P 119/1/11 image:47.

3.

Harold Eric Wilkinson personal contribution.

4.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:10970 class:RG78 piece:592 registration district:216 sub-district:1 enumeration district:25 schedule:1149.

5.

Ancestry Kelly's Directory of Essex 1929, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). page:102.

6.

Ancestry Kelly's Directory of Essex 1925, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). page:110.

7.

Ancestry Kelly's Directory of Essex 1933, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). page:104.

8.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:6608C page:12 line:33 letter code:TVNY.

9.

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

10.

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.

11.

Chelmsford Record Office - Parish Records. Chelmsford Record Office, Chelmsford

Essex.

12.

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

13.

Ancestry, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Lowestoft Record Office. Cit. Date: 22 February 2000.

14.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ipswich 1956 quarter:2 volume:4b page:734.

15.

Ancestry England and Wales National Probate Calendar (Index to Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). 1956 page:156.

16.

Ibid. 1955 page:154.

17.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ipswich 1954 quarter:4 volume:4b page:735.

18.

Suffolk Family History Society - Ipswich Baptisms 1813-1900, (2011 SFK-BPI-06/P1 own copy).

19.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ipswich 1890 quarter:2 volume:4a page:791.

20.

Ibid. Halstead 1927 quarter:1 volume:4a page:1311. Cit. Date: 9 September 2017.

21.

Gravestone. see image in personal folder. Cit. Date: 9 September 2017.

22.

Ancestry Family Trees, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Kersey family Tree by onebaldk1 https://www.ancestry.co.uk/family-tree/person/tree/5319689/person/6969432135/facts. Cit. Date: 9 September 2017.

23.

Family Notices web site, ( on-line at www.familynotices24.co.uk). http://www.familynotices24.co.uk/national/view/696997/kathleen-sarah-elizabeth-kersey. Cit. Date: 9 September 2017.