Richard Oakley was my eight greats-grandfather. He was born c. 1628 and resided at Stretton. In 1663 he married Mary, the daughter of William Hughes, and the couple had the following issue:
* JOHN: my ancestor, dealt with in the next blog.
* RICHARD: baptised January 16, 1671
* ELINOR: baptised March 4, 1672.
* THOMAS: baptised December 29, 1678
* Mary: mentioned in her brother's marriage settlement of 1691
* Elizabeth: mentioned in her brother's 1691 marriage settlement.
Richard Oakley of Stetton was buried at Westbury on January 6, 1687.