Richard Bagnall-Oakeley

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Richard Bagnall-Oakeley
Born bef. 23 Nov 1865
Died 5 July 1947
Nationality Welsh
Known for Olympic archer

Richard Henry Bagnall-Oakeley aka Oakeley (bef. 23 Nov.1865 – 5 July 1947) was a Welsh archer who competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London. He was born in Penallt, Monmouthshire, Wales.


Richard Henry Bagnall-Oakeley was baptised on the 23rd of November 1865. the youngest child of the Reverend William and Mary Ellen Bagnall-Oakeley.[1][2] Bagnall-Oakeley entered the double York round event in 1908, taking 21st place with 374 points. He also participated in the Continental style event but his result is unknown. He was a member of the Royal Toxophilite Society.[3]

He died on the 5th of July 1947 at a nursing home in Gloucestershire.[3]


He married Augusta Robina Bolden (1866-1961) in October 1895 in Monmouthshire, Wales. They had 3 Children

  • Leoline Richard Bagnall-Oakeley (1897-1972)
  • Rachel Bagnall-Oakeley (1900-1978)
  • John Rowland Bagnall-Oakeley (1904-1977)


  1. ^ Oakaley, Mary Ellen. "1871 Wales Census". Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871. The National Archives of the UK (as re-printed on 
  2. ^ Bagnall-Oakeley, William. "1911 Wales Census". Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911. The National Archives of the UK, 1911 (as re-printed on 
  3. ^ a b "Richard Bagnall-Oakley". SR/Olympic Sports. Retrieved 7 May 2012.