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Oldaker Charles James

theodore

master brummie
Any information on C.J. Oldaker please.

The son of Maurice and Clara Oldaker born about 1887 Smethwick. He was a member of the Great Britain Gymnast team in the 1908 London Olympics. For many years a member of St. Michael's Athletics Club and also represented the Birmingham Athlectic Instute. He was killed in action in 1915 serving in 2nd Worcesters. At the time of his death he was married to Mary Oldaker and living at 5 Trinity St., Langley.

Regards

Peter
 

suemalings

master brummie
Re: Charles James Oldaker

Here is information about the family generally from the census and FreeBMD

Maurice Samuel -m- Clara Lavinia Rogers 1878 Birmingham. In 1891 they were living at 97 Sycamnore Road, Harborne with their children: Avis L, Harold M, Charles James S, Frederick W and Hannah.

Clara died age 38 in 1898. Maurice remarried Margaret Canty in 1899

the 1901 census (transcribed as Oldacre) shows them living at 44 Edith Rd, Smethwich with Avis, Harold, Charles, Elsie and Dorothy

Charles James married Mary Walker in 1913. His name is included on the memorial in Worcester Cathedral.

I see there are a couple of trees on Ancestry that include this family.

Charles James Swinburn Oldaker died 26 September 1915, age 29.
 

theodore

master brummie
Re: Charles James Oldaker

Hi Sue,

Many thanks for the information supplied, much appreciated.

Regards

Peter
 
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