Henry William Oaten

#170, (circa 1896-1950)
FatherCharles Henry Oaten (1866-12 Apr 1951)
MotherCatherine Carroll (27 Sep 1866-6 Oct 1901)
ChartsOaten Family - descendants
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Henry was born circa 1896 at the Melbourne suburb of Clifton Hill.1 He was the son of Charles Henry Oaten and Catherine Carroll. His common name was Harry.2 He presumably lived with his parents at at 105 Spensley Street in the Melbourne suburb of Clifton Hill in December 1897. This house was a wooden house, marked as 103 in the rate book for this year but likley No. 105 (as was same house renumbered in the subsequent year).3 He presumably lived with his parents at Clifton Hill in November 1898. This house was a wooden house.4 He presumably lived with his parents at at 84 Sackville Street in the Melbourne suburb of Collingwood in 1900.5 He presumably lived with his parents at at 35 Emma Street in the Melbourne suburb of Collingwood in December 1900.6 He presumably lived with his parents at Collingwood in 1901.7

On 23 July 1901 Charles apparently left the family home leaving Catherine and their seven children aged 2 months to 14 years.2

His mother died 6 October 1901 at the age of 35.

After the death of their mother, Lydia, Kate and Margaret went to live with the nuns in an Abbotsford convent (most likely Sisters of the Good Shepard) in about 1901. Their brothers went to a Catholic boys home in South Melbourne (probably St. Vincents de Paul), whilst the youngest daughter Alice initially went to live with neighbours until she was four.8 He presumably lived with his parents at Jackson Street, in Northcote, in 1902.9

His father married Mary Louisa Gedge in 1911. he was aged about 15. Henry William Oaten was a boot operator in 1919.10

He married Ellen Gertrude Morris, in 1919.11 Henry William Oaten was a boot finisher in 1921.12 Henry and Ellen lived in 1921 at at 3 Stanley Street in the Melbourne suburb of Northcote.12 Henry and Ellen lived in 1922 at at 17 Kelvin Grove in the Melbourne suburb of Northcote.13 Henry and Ellen lived in 1931 at 49 Pender Street, in Preston.14

Henry died in 1950 at the Melbourne suburb of Preston.15

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
1896Birththe Melbourne suburb of Clifton Hill1
1897Name-Comm2
1919Occupation10
1919Marriage11
1921Occupation12
1921Residence at 3 Stanley Street in the Melbourne suburb of Northcote12
1922Residence at 17 Kelvin Grove in the Melbourne suburb of Northcote13
1931Occupation-hide14
1931Residence49 Pender Street, in Preston14
1936Occupation-hide16
1936Residence-hidePreston16
1939Occupation-hide17
1939Residence-hidePreston17
1950Deaththe Melbourne suburb of Preston15

Family

Ellen Gertrude Morris (1896-1955)
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Victoria, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1896 No.2278.
  2. [S944] Public Records Office Victoria, Victoria Petty Sessions Registers, 10/10/1898 to 19/5/1902, Northcote, Victoria, Australia First name(s): Charles; Last name: Oaten; Year: 1901; Event date: 29 Jul 1901; Role: Accused or Defendant; Court: Northcote Courts; Sessions date: 10 Oct 1898-19 May 1902; Archive reference: 338/P0/Vol 7.
  3. [S929] Victoria, Rate Books, 1855-1963 City of Collingwood [copy of VPRS 377] [1864-1901] Spensley Street 1897.
  4. [S929] Victoria, Rate Books, 1855-1963 City of Collingwood [copy of VPRS 377] [1864-1901] Spensley Street 1898.
  5. [S355] Sands and McDougall Victorian Directories, various dates 1900 p.1086, p.238.
  6. [S929] Victoria, Rate Books, 1855-1963 City of Collingwood [copy of VPRS 377] [1864-1901] Emma Street 1900.
  7. [S355] Sands and McDougall Victorian Directories, various dates 1901 p.1122, p.248.
  8. [S267] Letter from Pat Lyon, to Tim Hill 5 May 1987.
  9. [S355] Sands and McDougall Victorian Directories, various dates 1902 p.1192, p.436.
  10. [S483] Australia - Electoral Rolls 1900-1980, (Ancestry.com, (no ref.)) Division of Batman, Sub-Division of Fitzroy Central 1919 p.47.
  11. [S264] Victoria, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1919 No.1652.
  12. [S483] Australia - Electoral Rolls 1900-1980, (Ancestry.com, (no ref.)) Division of Bourke, Sub-Division of Northcote 1921 p.198.
  13. [S483] Australia - Electoral Rolls 1900-1980, (Ancestry.com, (no ref.)) Division of Batman, Sub-Division of Northcote 1922 p.211.
  14. [S483] Australia - Electoral Rolls 1900-1980, (Ancestry.com, (no ref.)) Division of Batman, Sub-Division of Preston 1931 p.202.
  15. [S265] Victoria, Death Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, 1950 No.4908.
  16. [S483] Australia - Electoral Rolls 1900-1980, (Ancestry.com, (no ref.)) Division of Batman, Sub-Division of Preston 1936 p.218.
  17. [S945] Australia - Electoral Rolls 1900-1980, (findmypast.com, (no ref.)) Division of Batman, Sub-Division of Preston 1939 p.239.