Oakley Clayton


Brief Life History of Oakley

When Oakley Clayton was born in 1823, in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Clayton, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Ashley, was 37. He married Sarah Ann Atkin in 1853, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1854, in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, at the age of 31.

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Oakley Clayton
Sarah Ann Atkin
Marriage: 1853
Thomas Johnson Oakley Clayton

Sources (11)

  • Oakley Clayton in household of John Clayton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Oakley Clayton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Oakley Clayton, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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  • Marriage
    1853Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (5)


    Age 0

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.


    Age 7

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 10

    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of numerous places, in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire, and Sussex, named Clayton, from Old English clǣg ‘clay’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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