Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Sir John Oakeley, 8th Baronet (1932-2016)

_. Sir John Oakeley, 8th Baronet, holder of 24 World, European & National Sailing titles, died 19 Dec, 2016. He was 84.

John Digby Atholl Oakeley was born 27 Nov, 1932, and succeeded his father Sir [Edward] Atholl Oakeley, 7th Bt, in 1987. He married in 1958, Maureen Frances, dau of John Cox, of Hamble, Hampshire, by whom he had issue.

Sir John is succeeded in the baronetcy [cr GB, 1790] by his son, Robert John Atholl Oakeley, who was born 13 Aug, 1963.


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