Info 7a. Census Oakes, Smethwick UK origins Close info Window

1861 census 
Source      RG 9 piece 2127 folio 39
Place       Smethwick , Harborne , Kings Norton
Dwelling    No.4 A New Street ( off Oldbury Rd.)

George H. Oakes  head   65     pump maker                Tipton Stafford
Elizabeth Oakes  wife   67                               Birmingham , Warwick
Harriet   Mann   dau    29     seamans wife              Oldbury Worcestershire
Edward    Oakes  son    23     pump maker,               Oldbury Worcestershire
John S.Simkins?  gson   11     scholar                   Smethwick Stafford
Alice S. Oakes   gdau   4 months                         Smethwick Satafford

GRO suggest marriage to 
Eliza Partridge in sepqt1864  West Brom 6b 891
Sandwell ref    all saints 22/10/329

it appears she was a widow as her daughter Charlotte born about 8 years earlier 1856
GRO births
Dec1855    w.brom 6b 570
Jun56      W.Brom 6b ??
mar1858    w.brom 6b 625

1871 census
Source:         rg10  piece 2986   folio      page 26  shed 142
Place           West Bromwich, Wednesbury, Ecc Christ church
Dwelling        Bratt Street

                Rel  Mar  Age    Occc                    Birthplace
Edward Oakes    head  M    34    Well Sinker             Smethwick   Stafford
Eliza  Oakes    wife  M    33                            Bilston     Stafford
Charlotte Oakes dau        16                            Wednesbury  Stafford

note Edward was 4 in 1841 and 14 in 1851 23 in 1861 Although the age is a bit over the following entry is best match

1881 Census
Source:          PRO Ref RG11    Piece 2845    Folio 21    Page 36
Place:	         West Bromwich, Stafford, England
Dwelling:	     27 Oak Road

Edward OAKES  head   M   47  Horse Fettler        Oldbury, Worcester, England
Eliza OAKES   wife   M   46                       Bilston, Stafford, England

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