Document ReferenceNe 6 D 2/47/207
TitleExtracts from the will of James Oakes esquire of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk; 23 Aug. 1822
Date23 August 1839
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRecites details of certain articles [of agreement] made previous to the marriage of his daughter that if she should die and leave issue, then on his decease the sum of £5000. should be paid to Rev. James Oakes and Rev. Henry Hasted; recites that he has actually paid the sum of £5000. to Oakes and Hasted and has been laid out for the prospective annuities, and that he has recently advanced to the [12th] Duke of Norfolk the sum of £25,000. as mortgage for estates in Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Middlesex, Norfolk and Suffolk; orders his executor to stand seized of the sum of £12,500. to secure repayment; bequeaths the sum of £12,500. when paid to Rev. Oakes and Hasted, or to the trustees of his daughter's settlement.

Directs his executor to stand seized of the remaining sum of £12,500. until paid, and bequeaths this sum of £12,500. to his son Rev. James Oakes.

Requests that all his real estates which he has power to convey and settle shall descend to his son Orbell Ray Oakes; also gives to his son Orbell all ready monies, stocks, funds, securities for mortgages, together with the residue of his personal estate, after payment of all funeral expenses and charges.

Executor: Orbell Ray Oakes.

Includes copy of the endorsement that the will and codicial was proved in London on 24 Mar. 1829.

Date given is date of original, extracts are undated.
Termlegal business, wills, bequests
legal business, wills, James Oakes 1822

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA56063Oakes; James (1741-1829); Mr; banker and diarist of Bury St Edmunds Suffolk1741-1829
NA56064Oakes; James (1769-1861); Rev.; Vicar of Thurston Suffolk 1813-61; Rector of Tostock Suffolk 1792-1861; Rector of Rattlesden 1808-611769-1861
NA76214Oakes; Orbell Ray (-1837); Mr; 'esquire'; of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk; executor of the will of James Oakes of Bury St Edmunds-1837
NA56065Hasted; Henry (fl 1838); Rev.; of Bury St Edmunds Suffolkfl 1838
NA13390Howard; Bernard Edward (1765-1842); 12th Duke of Norfolk; succ. 1815; styled Earl of Surrey until 18151765-1842
PL28459/Bury St Edmunds/Suffolk/England
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