Alfred Oakley

19 Queen Square

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Picture from the SWOP website Reference number BFP : 03083 

Alfred Oakley was a tailor and the son of Alfred Oakley, also a Wycombe tailor.   (His nephew, another Alfred Oakley became a sculptor of some reknown. Some of his work is in the Wycombe Museum). After Alfred Oakley died his wife Priscilla née Atkins ran a fancy goods shop at 10 Church Street.  She later became the second wife of  Walter Skull, chair manufacturer. Before Priscilla married Alfred she worked as a housekeeper for the elderly papermaker Thomas Edmonds. She is buried with her first husband and next to her own family plot.

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