Francis Oats - Chairman of De Beers c.1900

Francis OatsAge: 6918481918

Name
Francis Oats
Birth 29 October 1848 54 38
Birth of a sisterMaria Oats
1850 (Age 14 months)
Death of a fatherFrancis Oats
10 December 1871 (Age 23)
Occupation
Mine Agent
1871 (Age 22)

Marriage of a siblingHenry OldsMaria OatsView family
15 February 1872 (Age 23) Husband: 24 Wife: 21
Text:
15 Feb 1872 by Banns Henry Olds 24 Butcher of Carallack (Father: John Olds, Butcher) Maria Oats 21 of Church Town (Father: Francis Oats, Grocer) Witnesses: Thomas Roberts, Francis Veal
Source: GRO index
Text:
1872 Mar Penzance 5c 407
MarriageElizabeth Ann OldsView family
17 August 1874 (Age 25) Husband: 25 Wife: 19
Text:
17 Aug 1874 by Banns Francis Oats 25 bach. Mine Agent of Bosorne (Father: Francis Oats, Farmer) Elizabeth Ann Olds 19 spin. of Churchtown (Father: John Olds, Butcher) Witnesses: Peter Olds, Henry Olds, Maria Olds
Occupation
Mine Agent
1874 (Age 25)

Occupation
Appointed Cape Colony Government Mining Engineer at Kimberley
9 December 1874 (Age 26)

Birth of a son
#1
Francis Oats
10 April 1878 (Age 29)
Death of a sonFrancis Oats
29 December 1878 (Age 30)
Birth of a son
#2
Francis Freathey Oats
1879 (Age 30)
Birth of a son
#3
Victor Oats
23 December 1881 (Age 33)
Death of a sonVictor Oats
24 February 1882 (Age 33)
Birth of a son
#4
Wilfred Oats
1883 (Age 34)
Birth of a son
#5
Giles Oats
1885 (Age 36)
Birth of a daughter
#6
Marie Elise Oats
1887 (Age 38)
Death of a motherMaria Rundle
10 December 1897 (Age 49)
CensusElizabeth Ann OldsView family
31 March 1901 (Age 52)

Text:
1901 Census RG 13 / 2257 / ED 11 folio 113 page 4 schedule 23 5 Market Street, St Just in Penwith Francis Oats, Head, M, 52, -, Living On Own Means, -, Golant Cornwall Elizabeth Ann Oats, Wife, M, -, 45, -, -, St Just Cornwall Francis Freathey Oats, Son, S, 21, -, Mining Engineer, Employed, South Africa Kimberley Overseas Brit. Subj Wilfred Oats, Son, S, 17, -, Student At College, -, St Just Cornwall Giles Oats, Son, S, 16, -, Student At College, -, South Africa Kimberley Overseas Brit. Subj Marie Elise Oats, Dau, S, -, 14, At School, -, South Africa Kimberley Overseas Brit. Subj Grace Thomas, Servnt, S, -, 23, Cook Domestic, Employed, St Just Cornwall Eliza Hill, Servnt, S, -, 22, General Servant Domestic, Employed, St Just Cornwall
Occupation
Director of De Beers
from 1890 to 1918 (Age 41)

Occupation
Living on own means
1901 (Age 52)

Occupation
Chairman of De Beers
from 1908 to 1918 (Age 59)

Occupation
Member of Cape Legislative Assembly

Occupation
Chairman of the Levant Tin Mines

Death 1 September 1918 (Age 69)
Family with parents - View family
father
mother
2 years
younger sister
Family with Elizabeth Ann Olds - View family
wife
 
Marriage: 17 August 1874St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, England
4 years
son
Francis Oats
Birth: 10 April 1878 29 23Kimberley, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Death: 29 December 1878Kimberley, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
21 months
son
3 years
son
Victor Oats
Birth: 23 December 1881 33 26Kimberley, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Death: 24 February 1882Somerset West, Kimberley, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
2 years
son
3 years
son
3 years
daughter

MarriageParish Register - St Just in Penwith
Text:
17 Aug 1874 by Banns Francis Oats 25 bach. Mine Agent of Bosorne (Father: Francis Oats, Farmer) Elizabeth Ann Olds 19 spin. of Churchtown (Father: John Olds, Butcher) Witnesses: Peter Olds, Henry Olds, Maria Olds
Census1901 UK Census
Text:
1901 Census RG 13 / 2257 / ED 11 folio 113 page 4 schedule 23 5 Market Street, St Just in Penwith Francis Oats, Head, M, 52, -, Living On Own Means, -, Golant Cornwall Elizabeth Ann Oats, Wife, M, -, 45, -, -, St Just Cornwall Francis Freathey Oats, Son, S, 21, -, Mining Engineer, Employed, South Africa Kimberley Overseas Brit. Subj Wilfred Oats, Son, S, 17, -, Student At College, -, St Just Cornwall Giles Oats, Son, S, 16, -, Student At College, -, South Africa Kimberley Overseas Brit. Subj Marie Elise Oats, Dau, S, -, 14, At School, -, South Africa Kimberley Overseas Brit. Subj Grace Thomas, Servnt, S, -, 23, Cook Domestic, Employed, St Just Cornwall Eliza Hill, Servnt, S, -, 22, General Servant Domestic, Employed, St Just Cornwall
SourceBob Symes
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