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Oakley Relatives

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Cynthia

Cynthia Report 10 Oct 2017 14:26

Looking for relatives of Emily May Oakley born 1892 in Montgomeryshire, Shropshire, England. My father, William Norman Oakley, born in 1916 in Oswestry, Shropshire was her son. There is no father's name on his birth certificate. He lived in a cottage for homeless children and as a teenager, was sent to Quebec, Canada as one of the British Home Children to work on a farm. Looking forward to any reply.

Nyx

Nyx Report 10 Oct 2017 14:48

areas on the border between Wales and Shropshire may show as Wales or Shropshire at different times, this looks likely

1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription
Stanwardine in the Fields Limpett Hill, Baschurch, Ellesmere, Shropshire, England



Thomas Oakley Head Married Male 34 1867 Waggoner On Farm Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, Wales Transcription
Emma Oakley Wife Married Female 29 1872 - Montgomeryshire, Wales
Emily M Oakley Daughter Single Female 8 1893 Montgomeryshire, Wales
Mary E Oakley Daughter Single Female 6 1895 - Cound, Shropshire, England
Albert T Oakley Son Single Male 3 1898 - Shropshire, England
William Oakley Son Single Male 1 1900 - Shropshire, England

Nyx

Nyx Report 10 Oct 2017 14:52

Emily not with family 1911

1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription
Upper House Cottage Pant Llanymynech, Llanymynech, Shropshire, England


Thomas Oakley Head Married Male Waggoner On Farm 43 1868 Buttington Montgomeryshire
Emma Oakley Wife Married Female - 40 1871 Berriew Montgomeryshire
Herbert Oakley Son - Male Farm Labourer 14 1897 Cressage Salop
William Oakley Son - Male School 12 1899 Baschurch Salop
John Oakley Son - Male School 8 1903 Ruyton Xi Towns Salop
Agnes Annie Oakley Daughter - Female - 4 1907 Llanymynech Salop
Evelyn Maud Oakley Daughter - Female - 1 1910 Llanymynech Salop
Edward Thomas Oakley Grandson - Male - 1 1910 Oswestry Salop

Nyx

Nyx Report 10 Oct 2017 14:54

Shropshire baptisms Transcription
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First name(s) Emily May
Last name Oakley
Birth year -
Baptism year 1892
Baptism date 08 Oct 1892
Denomination Anglican
Place Chirbury
Father's first name(s) Thomas
Mother's first name(s) Emma
Mother's last name -
Residence -
County Shropshire
Register type Baptism
Register date range 1851-1900
Archive reference P62/A/2/2
Page 86
Record set Shropshire Baptisms
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Subcategory Parish Baptisms
Collections from Great Britain, England

Nyx

Nyx Report 10 Oct 2017 14:54

Possible marriage?


First name(s) EMILY M
Last name OAKLEY
Marriage quarter 2
Marriage year 1918
Registration month -
MarriageFinder™ EMILY M OAKLEY married
Thomas Pickavance
Spouse's last name Pickavance
District Oswestry
District number -
County Shropshire
Country England
Volume 6A
Page 1410
Record set England & Wales Marriages 1837-2005
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Subcategory Civil Marriage & Divorce
Collections from Great Britain, England

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 10 Oct 2017 14:58

Welcome to the boards, Cynthia.

A tree on Ancestry says that she married Thomas Pickavance in 1918.

Thomas Pickavance
Date of Registration 1918 - Apr-May-Jun
Registration district Oswestry
Inferred County Shropshire
Spouse Emily M Oakley
Volume Number 6a
Page number 1410
Emily M Oakley
Thomas Pickavance

He was born in Wigan reg district in 1899.

https://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl suggests that they had 2 daughters born 1920 & 1921.

Try searching all members trees- top right under search - to see if any members list the names. If they do, send a message asking how they were related.

Relations are unlikely to see your thread - you need to be proactive.

Nyx

Nyx Report 10 Oct 2017 15:05

There are two children born Wigan who may be possibles

Births Dec 1920 (>99%)
Pickavance Doris M Oakley Wigan 8c 62

Births Dec 1921 (>99%)
Pickavance Harriett A Oakley Wigan 8c 246

Nyx

Nyx Report 10 Oct 2017 15:06

?

Deaths Dec 1970 (>99%)
PICKAVANCE Emily May 24Se1892 Llanfyllin 8c 1393

1939 Register

Thomas Household (4 People)
7 Cinnamon Avenue , Hindley U.D., Lancashire, England

May Pickavance 24 Sep 1892 Female Housekeeper Widowed 178 4

William Thomas 29 Sep 1879 Male Coal Screening Foreman Heavy Worker Surface Widowed 178 1
William Thomas 01 Mar 1912 Male Labourer Fairy Farm Heavy Worker Single 178 2
Alice Towers (Thomas) 30 Sep 1922 Female Coal Screening Hand (Above) Single 178 3

Nyx

Nyx Report 10 Oct 2017 15:10

Doris M married 1940 Ince lancashire to Mullen ( not seeing any children to the marriage?)

Sadly Harriett died aged 2

England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription
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First name(s) HARRIET A
Last name PICKAVANCE
Gender Female
Birth day -
Birth month -
Birth year 1922
Age 2
Death quarter 2
Death year 1924
District Wigan
County Lancashire
Volume 8C
Page 104
Country England
Record set England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Subcategory Civil Deaths & Burials
Collections from Great Britain, England

Nyx

Nyx Report 10 Oct 2017 15:26

Doris's husband died in WW2

Trooper
MULLEN, JOSEPH

Service Number 3857387

Died 23/11/1943

Aged 24

18th (5th Bn. The Loyal Regt.) Regt.
Reconnaissance Corps

Son of John Thomas Mullen and Mary Mullen; husband of Doris Mary Mullen, of Parr, St. Helen's, Lancashire.

There are several later marriages for a Doris M Mullen. This one being the most likely i think, but you would need the cert to confirm

Marriages Mar 1947 (>99%)
Mullen Doris M Bate St.Helens 10f 735

Nyx

Nyx Report 10 Oct 2017 15:30

possible birth Dorothy Bate 1948, mmn Pickavance

Nyx

Nyx Report 10 Oct 2017 15:32

Cynthia, it looks like Dorothy has or had a tree on here, Go to "Search" at top of page and click on it then 'Search all trees' for Doris Pickavance 1920

Nyx

Nyx Report 13 Oct 2017 12:56

As Cynthia is new to the site, I've messaged her to let her know that she won't receive notification of any posts here and also how to return to her threads :-)

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 4 Nov 2017 12:22

As Nyx suggested, I searched the family tree for Doris Pickavance. So much has happened since then. The owner of the tree, my new found cousin, has provided a wealth of information and has sent many family photos including of my father’s mother, Emily May, who I originally requested information on. She has sent some beautiful photos of Wales as well. It makes me want to hop on a plane and go. My brother and I are quite emotional about finding family on my father’s side after all these years. So thanks for your help everyone. You’ve made this Canadian girl very happy.

Kay????

Kay???? Report 4 Nov 2017 13:14


Hi Cynthia .You can read the progress made for Dorothy and the outcome on Find Ancestors board page 2.

Nyx

Nyx Report 4 Nov 2017 13:26

That's lovely news Cynthia, thank you for coming back to let us know :-)

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 7 Nov 2017 15:39

I wonder if Emily May might have had a child (or children) prior to having my father?

Nyx

Nyx Report 7 Nov 2017 16:45

Cynthia, on Dorothy's thread she mentions this child

OAKLEY, EDWARD THOMAS - Order
GRO Reference: 1910 M Quarter in OSWESTRY Volume 06A Page 602

Listed as grandson

1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription
Upper House Cottage Pant Llanymynech, Llanymynech, Shropshire, England

Thomas Oakley Head Married Male Waggoner On Farm 43 1868 Buttington Montgomeryshire
Emma Oakley Wife Married Female - 40 1871 Berriew Montgomeryshire
Herbert Oakley Son - Male Farm Labourer 14 1897 Cressage Salop
William Oakley Son - Male School 12 1899 Baschurch Salop n
John Oakley Son - Male School 8 1903 Ruyton Xi Towns Salop
Agnes Annie Oakley Daughter - Female - 4 1907 Llanymynech Salop
Evelyn Maud Oakley Daughter - Female - 1 1910 Llanymynech Salop
Edward Thomas Oakley Grandson - Male - 1 1910 Oswestry Salop

You would need to buy the birth cert for the mother's name.