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Oaken lies just one mile west of [[Codsall]]. It is home to Oaken Terrace Nursing Home, a large nursing home situated just off Oaken Drive. Oaken's only pub is ''The Oaken Arms'', a Vintage Inns pub on Holyhead Road - formerly ''The Foaming Jug'', it re-opened in November 2010.<ref>http://www.fandbpartnership.com/news The F&B Partnership, "New opening Vintage Inn pub The Oaken Arms" (2010-11-13)</ref>
 
Oaken lies just one mile west of [[Codsall]]. It is home to Oaken Terrace Nursing Home, a large nursing home situated just off Oaken Drive. Oaken's only pub is ''The Oaken Arms'', a Vintage Inns pub on Holyhead Road - formerly ''The Foaming Jug'', it re-opened in November 2010.<ref>http://www.fandbpartnership.com/news The F&B Partnership, "New opening Vintage Inn pub The Oaken Arms" (2010-11-13)</ref>
   
Oaken is governed by Sir Liam Mcwilliams.
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Oaken is governed by Sir Liam Mcwilliams. Who took over from Sir Paul Mac' in a passing of the St Georges flag ceremony which took place on the Suburu garage forecourt in early 2009, as Paul is currently on international natural resource seeking duties to fuel the many oil lamps of oaken residents. In a statement released by Sir Liam when asked how he felt about taking over the reigns, he replied "This villages needs more meat and cheese, and I intend to deliver and consume the majority of these delicassies"
 
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Revision as of 22:21, 22 May 2011

Oaken
OS grid reference SJ8502
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Staffordshire
Fire Staffordshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Staffordshire

Oaken is a small village in Staffordshire, England. The first mention of the Oaken place-name, was in 1086 when it was listed in the Domesday book as Ache. Its origin appears to be from the Old English, ācum - (place of) the oaks.[1]

Oaken lies just one mile west of Codsall. It is home to Oaken Terrace Nursing Home, a large nursing home situated just off Oaken Drive. Oaken's only pub is The Oaken Arms, a Vintage Inns pub on Holyhead Road - formerly The Foaming Jug, it re-opened in November 2010.[2]

Oaken is governed by Sir Liam Mcwilliams. Who took over from Sir Paul Mac' in a passing of the St Georges flag ceremony which took place on the Suburu garage forecourt in early 2009, as Paul is currently on international natural resource seeking duties to fuel the many oil lamps of oaken residents. In a statement released by Sir Liam when asked how he felt about taking over the reigns, he replied "This villages needs more meat and cheese, and I intend to deliver and consume the majority of these delicassies"

References

  1. ^ David Horovitz, "The Place-names of Staffordshire" (2006)
  2. ^ http://www.fandbpartnership.com/news The F&B Partnership, "New opening Vintage Inn pub The Oaken Arms" (2010-11-13)