Osbert Cayley

Osbert Arthur Cayley (1869 - 1947)

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Osbert Arthur Cayley
Born in Chester, Cheshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
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Husband of — married 19 Mar 1910 in Burnham, Somerset, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Ealing, London, Englandmap
Profile last modified 4 Oct 2019 | Created 23 Aug 2017 | Last significant change: 4 Oct 2019
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Osbert Arthur Cayley's birth was registered in the Great Boughton district of Cheshire in the third quarter of 1869.[1] He was christened at St Peter's, Chester, Cheshire on 18 July 1869.[2]

1871 census: Chester, Cheshire, age 11, born Chester.[3]

1901 census: Kensington, London, age 31, solicitor, born Chester, Cheshire, staying in the household of his aunt Eleanor Bulley.[4]

Osbert's marriage to Dorothy Lewis was registered in the Axbridge district of Somerset in the first quarter of 1910.[5] They lived in Ealing, London.

1911 census: Ealing, Middlesex, age 41, solicitor, born Chester, Cheshire. Wife Dorothy, 29, born Penistone, Yorkshire. One servant.[6]

He was a solicitor, some of whose work related to the legal affairs of the government of Ceylon.

Osbert's death was registered in the Brentford district of Middlesex in the first quarter of 1947.[7]


  1. England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2X7G-YGW
  2. England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F3RL-XJV
  3. 1871 census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VBFP-JKJ
  4. 1901 census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X947-TXQ
  5. England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2D6B-CW6
  6. 1911 census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWWB-SZF
  7. England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVC7-Y3HL
  • Second-hand information from his son Forde Everard de Wend Cayley
  • Family information held by Michael Cayley
  • Burke's Peerage

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