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Frederick Oakeley

OAKELEY, Frederick. b. Shrewsbury, 5 September 1802; d. London, 29 January 1880. He was the son of a baronet, Sir Charles Oakeley. He was educated mainly at home and with a private tutor, before entering Christ Church, Oxford (BA 1824). He took Holy Orders (deacon and priest, 1827), and was appointed chaplain and fellow at Balliol College, Oxford, becoming a tutor in 1830. Among his pupils was Archibald Tait, who later became Archbishop of Canterbury, and who remained Oakeley's friend for the rest of his life. He also became a Prebendary of Lichfield Cathedral. In 1839 he was instituted as minister of the proprietory Margaret Chapel (later All Saints’, Margaret Street), London, where he...

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