Sir Charles Oakeley 1st Bart.

1751 - 1826


East India Co. man, Governor of Madras before his return to England 1794-1795, with an entry in the ODNB as 'administrator in India'. Through financing his sons-in-law George Reid jun. and Roger Kynaston (each of whom q.v.), he became mortgagee-in-possession of two estates in Jamaica.


J. A. Hamilton, ‘Oakeley, Sir Charles, first baronet (1751–1826)’, rev. Ainslie T. Embree, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [, accessed 15 Nov 2016]

Further Information

Helena Beatson
Edward and ten others
Oxford DNB Entry

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession

Sir Charles Oakeley had died in 1826: his trustees carried forward the contestation over Bunkers Hill and were registered as mortgagees-in-possession 1829-1832.

1831 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Other

Registered to Sir Charles Oakeley (who had died in 1826) in 1831 and 1832: this must have reflected representatives of Sir Charles Oakeley either as trustee or as mortgagee of the estate, which belonged to his son-in-law George Reid jun.

Relationships (3)

Father → Son
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father-in-law → Son-in-law

Addresses (2)

The Abbey, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, West Midlands, England
The Bishop's Palace, Lichfield, Staffordshire, West Midlands, England