John Oaten

#215, (29 August 1837-10 October 1887)
FatherJohn Oaten (c 1802-11 Apr 1866)
MotherCharlotte Amelia Pellett (c Oct 1803-12 Jul 1862)
ChartsOaten Family - descendants
John Oaten c1870
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     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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John Oaten was born on 29 August 1837 at St. Georges, London.1,2 He was the son of John Oaten and Charlotte Amelia Pellett. John Oaten was baptized at St. George's on Wednesday, 29 November 1837 at Hanover Square, London.2

He was recorded as living with his parents and younger brother Henry in the 1841 census at Curzon Street, Hanover Square, London. He was recorded as being 3 years old..3 He presumably lived with his parents at Newland Street, in Belgrave, London, circa 1842.4 He presumably lived with his parents at Petersham, Surrey, circa 1848.4

He was recorded as living with his parents and siblings Amelia, Henry, Charles, Albert and Frederick in the 1851 census at 13 Jubilee Place, Chelsea, London. He was recorded as being 13 years old.1,5

At the age of 16 John emmigrated from London on 30 December 1853 on the the barque 'Luconia' with his parents and siblings.6,7 John arrived at Melbourne on 12 June 1854 with his parents and siblings.8,7

He presumably lived with his parents at Collingwood in June 1855.9 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 1861.10,11 He presumably lived with his parents at at 38 Oxford Street in the Melbourne suburb of East Collingwood in 1862.12

His mother died 12 July 1862 at the approximate age of 58. John was aged 24 when this happened. He presumably lived with his parents at at 46 Oxford Street in the Melbourne suburb of East Collingwood in 1863.13

John Oaten married Margaret Isabella Anderson on Monday, 1 August 1864 at New South Wales. They were 26 and 23 respectively.4,2 John Oaten was a musician in 1865.14,4 John lived in November 1865 at at 75 St. David Street in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy.14 He presumably lived with his parents at at 75 Smith Street in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy in 1866.15

His father died 11 April 1866 at the approximate age of 64. John was aged 28 when this happened. John (and presumably his spouse Margaret) lived in 1870 at at 36 Atherton Street in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy. John's brother Albert may have been living in the house previously.16

John and Margaret emmigrated from New South Wales circa 1876 on the their two surviving children. John and Margaret arrived at Otago, New Zealand, circa 1876.

John (and presumably his spouse Margaret) lived in 1878 at Maitland Street, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.4 John (and presumably his spouse Margaret) lived in 1880 at George Street, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.17 John Oaten was a clerk in 1880.18 John (and presumably his spouse Margaret) lived in 1886 at Filleul Street, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.4 John (and presumably his spouse Margaret) lived in 1886 at Hanover Street, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.19 John Oaten was a music teacher in 1886.19 He was a musician in 1887.20,4

John died on 10 October 1887 at Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, at age 50 of a chronic inflammation of the brain that had gone on 20 months.21,4,2 His body was interred at Northern Cemetery on 13 October 1887 at Otago, New Zealand. Class 1 Lot 3 Block 192.20

Family

Margaret Isabella Anderson (29 Jan 1841-c 1899)
Children

Citations

  1. [S392] National Census for England, 1851 (online image) Class: HO107; Piece: 1473; Folio: 249; Page: 10; GSU roll: 87796.
  2. [S372] GEDCOM file created by Arthur Russ, 21 April 2011 (Tim Hill's collection, GEDCOMS received).
  3. [S397] National Census for England, 1841 (online image) Class: HO107; Piece: 734; Book: 8; Civil Parish: St George Hanover Square; County: Middlesex; Enumeration District: 16; Folio: 11; Page: 15; Line: 5; GSU roll: 438836.
  4. [S939] Iolene McArthur,"Oaten: The New Zealand Branch," manuscript, Oaten family in New Zealand , March 1995. Currently held by Tim Hill's collection, e-mail address p.7.
  5. [S784] The London Gazette, Publication date: 2 March 1852, Issue:21297, Page:693 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/21297/page/693
  6. [S930] Victoria Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, Public Record Office Victoria Arrival Date: 23 Jun 1854, Arrival Port: Adelaide and Port Phillip Bay, Australia, Departure Port: London, Ship: Luconia.
  7. [S611] The Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser, 1854 'PORT OF MELBOURNE.', Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser (Vic. : 1842 - 1876), 19 June, p. 2 Edition: EVENING, viewed 9 April, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article71570395
  8. [S930] Victoria Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, Public Record Office Victoria Arrival Date: 23 Jun 1854, Arrival Port: Adelaide and Port Phillip Bay, Australia, Departure Port: London, Ship: Luconia (This source has the arrival date as 23 Jun 1854).
  9. [S936] Various, Extracted Parish Records, 1848-1955 Peter Leith / Amelia Oaten 1855.
  10. [S929] Victoria, Rate Books, 1855-1963 City of Fitzroy [copy of VPRS 377] [1864-1901] King William Street 1858-59.
  11. [S355] Sands and McDougall Victorian Directories, various dates 1859 p.196 (for street number).
  12. [S355] Sands and McDougall Victorian Directories, various dates 1862 p.277, p.123.
  13. [S931] Unknown directory type, unknown date 1863 p.300, p.120.
  14. [S929] Victoria, Rate Books, 1855-1963 City of Fitzroy [copy of VPRS 377] [1864-1901] St. David Street 1865.
  15. [S931] Unknown directory type, unknown date 1866 p.358.
  16. [S931] Unknown directory type, unknown date 1870 p.534.
  17. [S933] City and area, 1866-1954 1886 Otago and Dunedin Central p.32.
  18. [S933] City and area, 1866-1954 Stone's 1880-1887 Dunedin p.17.
  19. [S933] City and area, 1866-1954 Stone's 1886 Dunedin p.32.
  20. [S935] Website NZ Cemeteries Ancestry.com, Name: John Oaten, Birth Date: abt 1837, Death Age: 50, Death Date: 10 Oct 1887.
  21. [S633] New Zealand Death Certificate, Central Registry 1887/5617.
  22. [S931] Unknown directory type, unknown date 1871 p.557.