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William Joseph Craxford

Male 1898 - 1962  (64 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William Joseph Craxford was born 28 Jul 1898, West Thurrock, Essex (son of Thomas Craxford and Betsey Frisby); died 30 Sep 1962, Kettering, Northamptonshire; was buried 3 Oct 1962, Kettering Crematorium, Rothwell Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire.

    Other Events:

    • Residence: 1898, 7, Stanley Cottages, Mill Lane, West Thurrock, Essex
    • Residence: 1911, 5, Melton Street, Kettering, Northamptonshire
    • Occupation: 1911; Scholar
    • Military Service: Jan 1916-1919; Royal Garrison Artillery / Gunner 111248
    • Residence: 1939, 9, Athelstan Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire
    • Occupation: 1939; Print machine minder

    William married Annie Stanion 1916, Cottingham, Northamptonshire. Annie (daughter of William Stanion and Eliza Burgess) was born 1897, Kettering, Northamptonshire; died 1948, Kettering, Northamptonshire. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Hilda Winifred Craxford was born 28 Oct 1916, Cottingham, Northamptonshire; died Jun 1985, Cottingham, Northamptonshire.
    2. Doris V Craxford was born 1918, Cottingham, Northamptonshire; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. Thomas William Craxford was born 8 Jul 1922, Cottingham, Northamptonshire; died 27 Sep 1995, Kettering, Northamptonshire; was buried 3 Oct 1995, Kettering Crematorium, Rothwell Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire.

    William married Lily Skellham 1950, Kettering, Northamptonshire. Lily was born 31 Mar 1894, Kettering, Northamptonshire; died 4 Feb 1977, Kettering, Northamptonshire; was buried 9 Feb 1977, Kettering Crematorium, Rothwell Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Thomas Craxford was born 1866, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 19 Aug 1866, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire (son of Joseph Craxford and Susannah Freeman); died Jan 1945, Kettering, Northamptonshire; was buried 25 Jan 1945, London Road Cemetery, Kettering, Northamptonshire.

    Other Events:

    • Residence: 1871, (207), Evenhoe Quarter, Gretton, Northamptonshire
    • Residence: 1881, Kirby Lodge, Gretton, Northamptonshire
    • Occupation: 1898; Cement Labourer
    • Occupation: 1901
    • Residence: Bef 1898-1904, 7, Stanley Cottages, Mill Lane, West Thurrock, Essex
    • Residence: 1906, Ellerslie, East Road, Stafford, Staffordshire
    • Occupation: 1906; Cement labourer
    • Residence: 1911, 5, Melton Street, Kettering, Northamptonshire
    • Occupation: 1911; Furnace labourer

    Notes:

    Occupation:
    General Labourer

    Buried:
    Grave Plot C 1237

    Thomas married Betsey Frisby 19 Apr 1890, St Clements Church, West Thurrock, Essex. Betsey was born 1866, Weldon, Northamptonshire; died Sep 1941, Kettering, Northamptonshire; was buried 24 Sep 1941, London Road Cemetery, Kettering, Northamptonshire. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Betsey Frisby was born 1866, Weldon, Northamptonshire; died Sep 1941, Kettering, Northamptonshire; was buried 24 Sep 1941, London Road Cemetery, Kettering, Northamptonshire.

    Other Events:

    • Residence: 1898, 7, Stanley Cottages, Mill Lane, West Thurrock, Essex
    • Residence: 1906, Ellerslie, East Road, Stafford, Staffordshire
    • Residence: 1911, 5, Melton Street, Kettering, Northamptonshire

    Notes:

    Married:
    Reference:

    Children:
    1. 1. William Joseph Craxford was born 28 Jul 1898, West Thurrock, Essex; died 30 Sep 1962, Kettering, Northamptonshire; was buried 3 Oct 1962, Kettering Crematorium, Rothwell Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire.
    2. Thomas James Craxford was born 25 Nov 1900, West Thurrock, Essex; died 9 Mar 1972, Kettering, Northamptonshire; was buried 14 Mar 1972, Kettering Crematorium, Rothwell Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire.
    3. Elsie Mabel Craxford was born 11 Sep 1903, West Thurrock, Essex; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Ena May Craxford was born 7 May 1906, Stafford, Staffordshire; died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Joseph Craxford was born Nov 1829, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 22 Nov 1829, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire (son of Thomas Craxford and Sarah Fielding); died 26 Jul 1882, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was buried 28 Jul 1882, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire.

    Other Events:

    • Residence: 1841, High Street, Uppingham, Rutland
    • Occupation: 1841; Domestic servant
    • Occupation: 1850; Labourer
    • Residence: 1851, (96), Gretton, Northamptonshire
    • Residence: 1861, (139), Gretton, Northamptonshire
    • Occupation: 1861; Agricultural Labourer
    • Residence: 1871, (207), Evenhoe Quarter, Gretton, Northamptonshire
    • Residence: 1881, Kirby Lodge, Gretton, Northamptonshire

    Notes:

    Occupation:
    He was working for William Gilson, Solicitor

    Joseph married Susannah Freeman 14 Oct 1850, The Parish Church, Benefield, Northamptonshire. Susannah (daughter of Joseph Freeman) was born 1829, Benefield, Northamptonshire; died 11 Apr 1896, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was buried 14 Apr 1896, Gretton, Northamptonshire. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Susannah Freeman was born 1829, Benefield, Northamptonshire (daughter of Joseph Freeman); died 11 Apr 1896, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was buried 14 Apr 1896, Gretton, Northamptonshire.

    Other Events:

    • Residence: 1850, Upper Benefield, Northamptonshire
    • Occupation: 1850; Domestic servant
    • Residence: 1851, (96), Gretton, Northamptonshire
    • Residence: 1861, (139), Gretton, Northamptonshire
    • Residence: 1871, (207), Evenhoe Quarter, Gretton, Northamptonshire
    • Residence: 1881, Kirby Lodge, Gretton, Northamptonshire
    • Residence: 1891, (85), West End, Gretton, Northamptonshire

    Notes:

    (Medical):Bright's Disease or Glomerulonephritis (inflammation of the kidneys); A neurological disorder causing involuntary jerky movements

    Notes:

    Married:
    The certificate is made out in the name James Craxford

    Children:
    1. Thomas Craxford was born Dec 1850, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 13 Dec 1850, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire; died Jan 1851, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was buried 5 Jan 1851, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire.
    2. Sarah Jane Craxford was born Apr 1852, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 30 May 1852, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire; died 29 Oct 1917, Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire; was buried Abt 1 Nov 1917, Wigston Cemetery, Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire.
    3. Betsy Craxford was born Abt 1855, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 6 Jan 1856, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire; died 1942, Leicester, Leicestershire.
    4. 2. Thomas Craxford was born 1866, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 19 Aug 1866, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire; died Jan 1945, Kettering, Northamptonshire; was buried 25 Jan 1945, London Road Cemetery, Kettering, Northamptonshire.
    5. Mary Craxford was born Aug 1874, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 22 Nov 1874, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire; died Dec 1874, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was buried 5 Dec 1874, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Thomas Craxford was born 1803, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 17 Jan 1803, Gretton, Northamptonshire (son of Robert Craxford and Sarah Briggs); died 8 Oct 1834, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was buried 9 Oct 1834, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: 1833; Waggoner
    • Inquest: 11 Oct 1834, Peacock Inn, Market Harborough, Leicestershire; Coroner: John Gregory

    Notes:

    Parish register notes "killed by fall from waggon"

    Inquest:
    A report of his inquest held at the Peacock Inn notes: "... a waggoner in the employ of Mr Myers, of Gretton, in this county, who fell from the waggon shaft on which he was incautiously riding, when the wheels passed over his body: He was conveyed to the above Inn where he expired in a short time. Verdict - Accidental Death. The deceased has left a wife and family."
    Northampton Mercury. Saturday October 11th 1834

    Thomas married Sarah Fielding 28 Oct 1824, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire. Sarah (daughter of Joseph Fielding and Mary Bussard) was born Nov 1802, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 19 Nov 1802, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire; died 8 Jan 1839, Gretton, Northamptonshire. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Sarah Fielding was born Nov 1802, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 19 Nov 1802, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire (daughter of Joseph Fielding and Mary Bussard); died 8 Jan 1839, Gretton, Northamptonshire.

    Notes:

    Married:
    Reference:

    Children:
    1. Mary Ann Craxford was born 1825, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 7 Aug 1825, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire; died 20 Jun 1848, University College Hospital, Gower Street, St Pancras, London.
    2. William Craxford was born 1827, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 27 Apr 1827, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire; died 30 May 1885, City Infirmary, London.
    3. 4. Joseph Craxford was born Nov 1829, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 22 Nov 1829, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire; died 26 Jul 1882, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was buried 28 Jul 1882, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire.
    4. Sally Craxford was born 1831, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 8 May 1831, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire; died 18 Oct 1885, St George Union Infirmary, Hanover Square, London.
    5. Jane Craxford was born 6 Apr 1833, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 12 May 1833, Gretton, Northamptonshire; died 10 Aug 1901, Carlton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.
    6. Thomas Craxford was born 1835, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was christened 5 Jul 1835, St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire; died 14 May 1859, St Thomas's Hospital, London.

  3. 10.  Joseph Freeman was born Abt 1800; died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. 5. Susannah Freeman was born 1829, Benefield, Northamptonshire; died 11 Apr 1896, Gretton, Northamptonshire; was buried 14 Apr 1896, Gretton, Northamptonshire.


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