Monday, January 09, 2017

Sir John Oakeley, 8th Baronet (d 2016)

From the Telegraph of 21 December 2016: OAKELEY  Sir John Oakeley, Bart, aged 84, passed away peacefully on 19th December 2016. An International yachtsman who represented GB in the Mexico '68 and Munich '72 Olympics; world champion in a multitude of dinghies and keelboats during his long and successful career. Beloved husband, father and grandfather. A great man who will be dearly missed. For details regarding funeral arrangements please email

He was s of Sir Edward Atholl OAKELEY 7th Bt (1900-87) and his 2nd w Patricia Mabel Mary BIRTCHNELL (d c1986). He m 1958 Maureen Frances d of John COX of Hamble, Hampshire and had a son and a dau. His son succeeds him:

[Sir] Robert John Atholl OAKELEY [9th Bt] (b 1963), has yet to establish his claim and appear on The Roll of the Baronetage. He m 1989 Catherine Amanda d of William KNOWLES FRCS and had issue:

William Robert Atholl (b 1995), heir apparent, unm.

Olivia Kate (b 1993) unm

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