Priscilla Oakley

Pann Mill

Pann Mill
Picture from the SWOP website Reference number BFP : 04120 

Priscilla Oakley née Atkins worked as a housekeeper for the elderly papermaker Thomas Edmonds who lived near Pann Mill. She married a tailor, Alfred Oakley, and moved to Queen Square. After his early death she ran a fancy goods shop at 10 Church Street.  She later became the second wife of Walter Skull, chair manufacturer. (Her nephew, another Alfred Oakley, worked for Walter Skull before becoming a sculptor of some reknown).

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