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Thomas Oakes

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Thomas Haden Oakes, of James Oakes and Co, Alfreton Works, Derbyshire

1819 Born in Riddings, son of James Oakes

1841 James Oakes 50, iron (proprietor?), lived in Alfreton with Sarah Oakes 50, Sarah Oakes 25, James Oakes 25, Thomas Oakes 20, Margaret Oakes 15[1]

1851 James Oakes 35, County magistrate, Ironmaster and landowner, S Oakes 62, S A Oakes 35, T H Oakes 31, Ironmaster and landowner, C H Oakes 25, Ironmaster and landowner, and his sister M E Playfair 29, wife of Professor Playfair, J A Playfair 3, G J Playfair 2[2]

1861 James Oakes 45, magistrate, land proprietor, iron master and coal owner, lived in Alfreton with Marian Oakes 40, Thos Haden Oakes 41, Land proprietor, coal owner and iron master, Sarah Ann Oakes 46[3]

1871 Thomas H Oakes 51, Magistrate, landowner, senior partner in ironworks and coal owners employing 2000 men, lived in Alfreton with Sarah Anne Oakes 56[4]

1881 Magistrate, iron master, coal master, employing 3000 men, lived in Alfreton with his sister Sarah Oakes[5]

1901 Retired coal and iron master, lived in Alfreton[6]

1902 Died in Belper[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 census
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1861 census
  4. 1871 census
  5. 1881 census
  6. 1901 census
  7. BMD