Oakes [150111]

4 January 1781: Bond by Matthew Longden [marks] of Sutton, county Chester, farmer, John Oakes [signs] of Sutton yeoman and Adam Sheldon [signs] of Macclesfield, county Chester, grocer, to Samuel Boyer clerk of His Majesty’s Court of Record for the Manor and Forest of Macclesfield, in £40: to appear at Macclesfield, Monday 22 January, to prosecute Matthew Nield of Sutton farmer for taking and unjustly detaining 35 sheep. Witness: Samuel Buckley junior [signs]

May 1835: Directory of Alfreton, with the hamlet of Swanwick, the chapelry of Riddings, Shirland with Higham and Neighbourhoods. Gentry and Clergy: William Oakes esquire, Shirland; Agents: Edward Fletcher (agent to James Oakes & Co.), Summercoates. Coal proprietors: James Oakes & Co., Riddings. Iron Masters: James Oakes & Co., Alfreton Iron Works

January 1932: Candidate for membership of the Cyclists’ Touring Club: A. J. Oakes, 79 Three Spires Avenue, Radford, Coventry

4 October 1963: Marybelle Oakes, contralto Covent Garden Opera Chorus