Edward Oakeley

9th Nov 1796 - 8th Dec 1870

Claimant or beneficiary


Son and trustee of Sir Charles Oakeley 1st bart, Governor of Madras (1751-1826), and co-claimant with his brother William (1798-?) and Thomas Hinckley. Sir Charles Oakeley had been mortgagee-in-possession of Bunker Hill.

  1. Sir Charles Oakeley had financed the West India mercantile business of two of his son-in-laws, Roger Kynaston of Witham Grove Essex  (the husband of Georgiana) and George Reid junior, of Watlington Hall Norfolk (the husband of Louisa).

  2. Edward Oakeley born 09/11/1796, one of 13 children of Sir Charles Oakeley and Helena Beatson. In 1861 he was shown as living as a lodger in New Bond Street, aged 64, 'Esquire, being the son of a Bart.', born Shrewsbury. Will of Edward Oakeley formerly of Coed Talon near Mold Flint and of 61 New Bond Street but late of 4 Charles Street St James who died 08/12/1870 near Burton-upon-Trent proved 01/02/1871 by Sir Charles William Atholl Oakeley of 45 Russell Square and Willam Edward Oakeley of Plas Tan y Bwlch, the Nephews and executors, effects under £14,000.


T71/874 Trelawny claim no. 409 .

  1. Times 11/05/1836 p. 6, House of Lords appeal Oakeley v Pasheller.

  2. Debret's Baronetage 1815 p. 933 Oakeley of Shrewsbury, Shropshire; National Probate Calendar 1871.

Further Information

Wealth at death

Associated Claims (2)

£2,793 18s 4d
£754 4s 3d

Relationships (3)

Son → Father

Addresses (2)

61 New Bond Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
Coed Talon, Mold, Flint, Flintshire, North Wales, Wales