People and Families


People and Families


Whether they still have descendants locally or not (and many do), the families that populated Oakridge in the past made it what it is today.


Oakridge History Group

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The Barker Family
Alison Gardiner tells us that Peter was actually christened Donald Kenneth but was always known as Peter!

The Bucknell Family (Including Family Tree)
The Bucknell family centred in Tunley and Waterlane.

An extensive family tree starts with William Bucknell 1807 – 1891, a shepherd, who married Martha Laytham 1811 – 1891 in Bisley in 1830. They had six children between1833 and1850.

We know…

The Butt Family (Including Family Tree)
There have been Butts living in the parish of Bisley since at least the mid 1700s. We have two family trees of the Butt family in the Oakridge area. One is the descendants of Robert Butt (1801-1880), a shoe maker, and his wife Eliza Whiting…

The Couldrey Family
Harry was at the liberation of Belson concentration camp. The final photo shows Hazel Couldrey Sitting on the wall outside the village stores in the grounds of the house known as The Cottage, Oakridge Lynch. Visits to the village shop on the way home…
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