Henry William Oaten

#100, (13 May 1839-12 August 1912)
FatherJohn Oaten (c 1802-11 Apr 1866)
MotherCharlotte Amelia Pellett (c Oct 1803-12 Jul 1862)
ChartsOaten Family - descendants
     NOTE: The information on this page is my research to date and is subject to change as I become better informed. I very much welcome any corrections or additional info you might have - my email address is at the bottom of this page - Tim Hill.
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Henry was born on Monday, 13 May 1839 at St. Georges, London.1,2,3 He was the son of John Oaten and Charlotte Amelia Pellett. He may have been baptised at St. Marylebone on Saturday, 8 May 1841 at London.4

He was recorded as living with his parents and older brother John in the 1841 census at Curzon Street, Hanover Square, London. He was recorded as being just 2 years old..5 He presumably lived with his parents at Newland Street, in Belgrave, London, circa 1842.6 He presumably lived with his parents at Petersham, Surrey, circa 1848.6

He was recorded as living with his parents and siblings Amelia, John, Charles, Albert and Frederick in the 1851 census at 13 Jubilee Place, Chelsea, London. He was recorded as being 11 years old.1,7 Henry William Oaten was a scholar.1 Henry arrived at Melbourne on 12 June 1854 with his parents and siblings.8,9

He presumably lived with his parents at Collingwood in June 1855.10 He presumably lived with his parents at at 17 King William Street in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy in 1858. They had moved from this address by 1861.11,12 He presumably lived with his parents at at 38 Oxford Street in the Melbourne suburb of East Collingwood in 1862.13

His mother died 12 July 1862 at the approximate age of 58. Henry was aged 23 when this happened. He was employed by Broadbent Brothers and Company, general carriers.14 He presumably lived with his parents at at 46 Oxford Street in the Melbourne suburb of East Collingwood in 1863.15

He married Helen Messinger Wallis, in 1863.16 He presumably lived with his parents at at 75 Smith Street in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy in 1866.17 He presumably lived with his parents at at 23 Stanley Street in the Melbourne suburb of Collingwood in April 1866.18

His father died 11 April 1866 at the approximate age of 64. Henry was aged 26 when this happened. Henry (and presumably his spouse Helen) lived in 1870 at at Cliff Street in the Melbourne suburb of Prahran.19 Henry (and presumably his spouse Helen) lived in 1872 at at 56 Moray Place in the Melbourne suburb of Emerald Hill.20 Henry (and presumably his spouse Helen) lived in 1873 at at 43 Eastern Road in the Melbourne suburb of Emerald Hill.21 Henry (and presumably his spouse Helen) lived in 1877 at at 5 Great Davis Street in the Melbourne suburb of South Yarra.22
8 Myamyn Street, Malvern
[Source: Google streetview]
Henry (and presumably his spouse Helen) lived in 1890 at at Myamyn Street in the Melbourne suburb of Malvern.23

His wife Helen died 3 May 1892, leaving him a widower at age 52. Henry continued to place a memorial in the newspaper on the anniversary of her death for many years.24 Henry William Oaten was employed by Broadbent Brothers and Company. in 1895 at 504 Little Flinders Street, in Melbourne.25 He was employed by Broadbent Brothers and Company. in 1896 at 44 King Street, in Melbourne.26

On 27 April 1898 he was a pallbearer for a funeral of a fellow employee at Ballarat Old Cemetery, in Ballarat, Victoria.27 Henry lived in January 1901 at at 'Eurobin' Myamym Street in the Melbourne suburb of Malvern.28,29

On 22 September 1911 Henry at the age of 72 was elected as vice-president of the Broadbent Brothers and Company Mutual Benefit Society, and his nephew Albert was elected to the committee.30 Henry William Oaten was the senior partner of Broadbent Brothers and Company, general carriers, and had been associated with them for 50 years. in August 1912.14

Henry died on 12 August 1912 at Malvern at age 73.31,32,33 His body was interred at St. Kilda cemetery in August 1912 at the Melbourne suburb of St. Kilda. Church of England, Compartment B, Grave 0262.

A newspaper reported that when he died his estate was worth £11,916 (including real estate worth £2113) which was distributed to family and charity.3435
Will distribution for Henry William Oaten
[Source: The Ballarat Star, 24 May 1915]


At age 76 he made a will on 24 May 1915. His will made further distributions to charities, including hospitals and children's homes totalling about £100.35

At age 76 he made a will on 9 March 1916. His will made further distributions to charities, including hospitals and children's homes totalling about £100.36

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
1839BirthSt. Georges, London1,2,3
Occupation1
Occupation14
1863Marriage16
1870Residence at Cliff Street in the Melbourne suburb of Prahran19
1871Residence-hide at Cliff Street in the Melbourne suburb of South Yarra37
1872Residence at 56 Moray Place in the Melbourne suburb of Emerald Hill20
1873Residence at 43 Eastern Road in the Melbourne suburb of Emerald Hill21
1874Residence-hideEmerald Hill38
1875Residence-hideEmerald Hill39
1876Residence-hideEmerald Hill40
1877Residence at 5 Great Davis Street in the Melbourne suburb of South Yarra22
1878Residence-hideSouth Yarra41
1879Residence-hideSouth Yarra42
Residence-hidethe Melbourne suburb of South Yarra43
1880Residence-hideSouth Yarra44
1881Residence-hideSouth Yarra45
1882Residence-hideSouth Yarra46
1883Residence-hideSouth Yarra47
1884Residence-hideSouth Yarra48
1885Residence-hideSouth Yarra49
1886Residence-hideSouth Yarra50
1887Residence-hideSouth Yarra51
1888Residence-hideSouth Yarra52
1889Residence-hideSouth Yarra53
1890Residence at Myamyn Street in the Melbourne suburb of Malvern23
1891Residence-hideMalvern54
1892Residence-hideMalvern55
1893Residence-hideMalvern56
1894Residence-hideMalvern57
1895Residence-hideMalvern25
1895Occupation504 Little Flinders Street, in Melbourne25
1896Occupation44 King Street, in Melbourne26
1897Residence-hideMalvern58
1899Residence-hideMalvern59
1900Residence-hideMalvern60
1901Residence at 'Eurobin' Myamym Street in the Melbourne suburb of Malvern28,29
1902Residence-hide at 8 Myamyn Street in the Melbourne suburb of Malvern61
1903Residence-hideMalvern62,63
1904Residence-hideMalvern64
1905Residence-hideMalvern65
1906Residence-hideMalvern66
1907Residence-hideMalvern67
1908Residence-hideMalvern68
1909Residence-hideMalvern69
1910Residence-hideMalvern70
1911Residence-hideMalvern71
1912Residence-hideMalvern72
1912Occupation14
1912DeathMalvern31,32,33
1912Burial at St. Kilda cemetery in the Melbourne suburb of St. Kilda
1913Residence-hideMalvern73
1915Will-new35
1916Will-new36

Family

Helen Messinger Wallis (1843-3 May 1892)

Citations

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