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Charles Henry Oakes

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Charles Henry Oakes (1826-1906) of James Oakes and Co,

c.1826 Born in Riddings, Alfreton, son of James Oakes

1851 C H Oakes 25, Ironmaster and landowner, living with his mother[1]

1871 Charles Henry Oakes 45, iron works and colliery owner, lived in Alfreton with Georginia Oakes 42, Jane Margaret Oakes 13, Charles Henry Oakes 8, Georginia F Oakes 2[2]

1906 Died in Belper[3]

Obituary 1906 [4]

The death is announced of Mr. Charles H. Oakes, senior partner in the extensive iron and coal firm of James Oakes and Co, Riddings.

Mr. Oakes at one time took a very active part in the management of the collieries, for the conduct of which, in his younger days, he was chiefly responsible. His death, at the ago of eighty years, took place at his house, Holly Hurst, Ridding, on Tuesday last.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1871 census
  3. BMD
  4. The Engineer 23rd February 1906