Royal Naval Biography/Oakes, Orbell
ORBELL OAKES, Esq.
Son of O. R. Oakes, Esq., of Newton and Bury St. Edmunds, co. Suffolk.
This officer was appointed acting lieutenant of the Conqueror 74, flagship of Rear-Admiral Plampin, at St. Helena, Mar. 4th, 1820; but not confirmed at home until Oct. 14th following. He obtained his present rank on the 10th May, 1828; and married at Florence, in 1832, Caroline, daughter of William Bryan, Esq.