See also

Family of Richard Francis Oakley and Louise Gertrude Sarah Bedwell

Husband: Richard Francis Oakley

  • Name:

  • Richard Francis Oakley2,3,4

  • 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?)5,6,7,8,9,10

  • 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, England2,6,10,11,12,13

  • Baptism:

  • 12 Aug 1888 (age 0)

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England3,14

  •  

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

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 3)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England12

  •  

  • 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, England13

  •  

  • an unmarried son living with his widowed father Richard, sister Jane, niece Bessie Bowtle, and a servant. Born in Wethersfield Essex

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 23)

  • 11 Grimsey Road, Leiston, Suffolk, England6

  •  

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

  • Directory:

  • 1925 (age 36-37)

  • Castle Hedingham, Essex, England7,8

  •  

  • an ironmonger

  • Directory:

  • 1929 (age 40-41)

  • Castle Hedingham, Essex, England7

  •  

  • an ironmonger

  • Directory:

  • 1933 (age 44-45)

  • Castle Hedingham, Essex, England9,15

  •  

  • ironmonger, telephone Hedingham 86X3

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 51)

  • 33 Cliff Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, England10

  •  

  • a married engineers fitter on heavy load excavators, sluices and cranes (did he work for Ransome & Rapier?) living with his wife Louise, daughter Kathleen and three closed records (but these could be for different properties). Born on 17th March 1888

  • Death:

  • 8 May 1956 (age 68)

  • Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England4,16

  • Probate:

  • 6 Jul 1956

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

  •  

  • of 143 Woodbridge Road Ipswich Suffolk, administration with will of effects of £2,648 14s 11d (~£61,700 in 2017) by Kathleen Sarah Elizabeth Kersey married woman

Wife: Louise Gertrude Sarah Bedwell

  • Name:

  • Louise Gertrude Sarah Bedwell1,17,18,19

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Nickname:

  • Gertie

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Birth:

  • 29 Mar 1890

  • Ipswich, Suffolk, England10,17,18,19,20,21,22

  •  

  • 1939 register says born on 31st March 1890

  • 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, born on 29th March 1890

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 1)

  • 44 Berners Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England20

  •  

  • daughter living with her widowed mother Sarah, two servants and a visitor. Born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 11)

  • Priory Farm School, High Street, Earls Colne, Essex, England21

  •  

  • a boarder who was born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 21)

  • Nortofts Farm, Finchingfield, Essex, England19

  •  

  • unmarried daughter as Gertie living in seven rooms with her step-father Harry Wallace, her mother Sarah, her half-brother Harry John Wallace. Born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 49)

  • 33 Cliff Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, England10

  •  

  • married doing unpaid domestic duties and living with her husband Richard, daughter Kathleen and three closed records (but these could be for different properties). Born on 31st March 1890

  • Death:

  • 4 Dec 1954 (age 64)

  • East Suffolk Hospital, Anglesea Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England23,24

  • Probate:

  • 4 Feb 1955

  • Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England24

  •  

  • of 33 Cliff Lane Ipswich (wife of Richard Francis Oakley) died 4th December 1954 at East Suffolk Hospital Ipswich, probate of effects of £2,296 16s 10d (~£54,800 in 2017) to the said Richard Francis Oakley retired engineers fitter and John Harry Wallace farmer

Child 1: Kathleen Sarah Elizabeth Oakley

  • Name:

  • Kathleen Sarah Elizabeth Oakley25

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Robert Henry Kersey (1918-1988)

  • Birth:

  • 11 Jan 1927

  • Halstead "Registration District", Essex, England10,25,26,27

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 12)

  • 33 Cliff Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, England10

  •  

  • attending school and living with her parents Richard and Louise, and three closed records (but these could be for different properties). Born on 11th January 1927 and married a Kersey at a later date

  • 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)

  • Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England26,27,28,29,30

  •  

  • Cause: suddenly

  • Cremation:

  • 20 Jan 2009

  • Ipswich Crematorium North Chapel, Belvedere Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England29

  •  

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

  • Probate:

  • 7 May 2009

  • Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England30

  •  

  • grant and will, died 29th December 2008

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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. Cit. Date: 16 August 2021.

2.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1888 quarter:2 volume:4a page:592. Cit. Date: 15 August 2021.

3.

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 page:88 entry:653. Cit. Date: 17 August 2021.

4.

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. Cit. Date: 17 August 2021.

5.

Harold Eric Wilkinson personal contribution.

6.

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. Cit. Date: 17 August 2021.

7.

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

8.

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

9.

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

10.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:6608C page:12 line:33 letter code:TVNY. Cit. Date: 15 August 2021.

11.

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

12.

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.

13.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1722 folio:52 page:15. Cit. Date: 17 August 2021.

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Essex.

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

16.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Ipswich 1956 page:156. Cit. Date: 17 August 2021.

17.

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. Cit. Date: 16 August 2021.

18.

Suffolk Family History Society - Ipswich Baptisms 1813-1900, (2011 SFK-BPI-06/P1 own copy). Ipswich St, Matthew baptisms entry:377. Cit. Date: 16 August 2021.

19.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:10391 class:RG78 piece:550 registration district:201 sub-district:1 enumeration district:3 schedule:1. Cit. Date: 16 August 2021.

20.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1466 folio:30 page:23 schedule:158. Cit. Date: 16 August 2021.

21.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1720 folio:45 page:4 schedule:18. Cit. Date: 16 August 2021.

22.

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.

23.

Ibid. Cit. Date: 16 August 2021.

24.

Ancestry England and Wales National Probate Calendar (Index to Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Ipswich 1955 page:154. Cit. Date: 16 August 2021.

25.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Halstead 1927 quarter:1 volume:4a page:1311. Cit. Date: 9 September 2017.

26.

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

27.

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.

28.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ipswich 2009 quarter:1 district:7471C register:1C004 entry:61. Cit. Date: 15 August 2021.

29.

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.

30.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Ipswich 2009 no:3021620. Cit. Date: 15 August 2021.