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George William Craxford

George William Craxford

Male 1914 - 2001  (86 years)

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  • Name George William Craxford 
    Relationshipwith this person
    Born 10 Nov 1914  Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1914-1926  24, Samuel Street, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Parents home 
    Military Service Between 1940 and 1942  Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WWII 
    Military Service Oct 1942  El Alamein, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service Between 1943 and 1945  Naples, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1946  18, Stoughton Road, Oadby, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Between 1948 and 1986  358, Fosse Road North, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family home 
    Occupation Abt 1955  Princess Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sales Representative, Caribonum Ltd 
    Occupation Between 1960 and 1980  Wenlock Road, Clerkenwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sales Representitive, Greetings Cards, W.R.Royle & Sons Printers 
    Residence Between 1986 and 2001  19, Kenilworth Road, Monkseaton, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 2001  Preston Towers Nursing Home, North Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 6 Feb 2001  Whitley Bay, Tyne And Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 13 Feb 2001  Preston Cemetery, North Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Cremation
    Person ID I1  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2018 

    Father James Ernest Craxford,   b. 25 Jul 1872, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1949, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Esther Mary Burlton,   b. 7 Jan 1881, Stoke Prior, Herefordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1946, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 7 Aug 1905  Bromyard, Herefordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Photos
    James and Esther Craxford with son George (about 1917)
    James and Esther Craxford with son George
    James Ernest Craxford with his wife Sarah Burlton and son George Craxford
    James Ernest Craxford with his wife Sarah Burlton and son George Craxford
    A beach scene
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, James Ernest (1905) and Esther Burlton
    MC: Craxford, James Ernest (1905) and Esther Burlton
    Newfloridian's paternal grandparents
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Hilda Mary Cook,   b. 6 May 1916, Northampton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 2003, North Shields, Tyne And Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 13 May 1940  Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Reference:
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Photos
    Marriage of George William Craxford to Hilda Mary Cook:
    Marriage of George William Craxford to Hilda Mary Cook:
    THE WEDDING PARTY (L to R):
    Esther Craxford, James Ernest Craxford, Ethel Cook, Frank Parker (best man), George Craxford, Hilda Cook (Craxford), William Ball, Ann Potter, George Cook, Mary Ball.
    358, Fosse Road North, Leicester
    358, Fosse Road North, Leicester
    The Craxford family home from 1947
    Hilda and George Craxford
    Hilda and George Craxford
    On holiday in Scotland
    George and Hilda Craxford Silver wedding
    George and Hilda Craxford Silver wedding
    Taken in the rear garden. Father's prized loganberry can be seen climbing over the wall of the house on the right of the picture
    Alan and Brenda Craxford
    Alan and Brenda Craxford
    Son and Daughter of George and Hilda Craxford
    “Beside The Seaside”
    “Beside The Seaside”
    One of those 'walking' photos along the prom, prom, prom!!
    L to RL Brenda, George, Hilda and Alan Craxford
    “Didn't we all go there in the 50's?”
    “Didn't we all go there in the 50's?”
    Family Gathering at Lands End. George and Hilda Craxford with Brenda and Alan
    At home with the Unwins
    At home with the Unwins
    Eva Unwin, Hilda Craxford, Arthur Unwin.
    Seated: Annie Unwin. Standing Brenda Craxford
    Brenda, Alan, Hilda and George Craxford
    Brenda, Alan, Hilda and George Craxford
    At home in Leicester. Interestingly this photograph was printed backwards
    The Craxford Family
    The Craxford Family
    A family group in the rear garden of 358 Fosse Road North
    19, Kenilworth Road, Monkseaton, Tyne and Wear
    19, Kenilworth Road, Monkseaton, Tyne and Wear
    George and Hilda's retirement home in the North East: late 1980s to 2000
    George and Hilda Craxford Diamond Wedding
    George and Hilda Craxford Diamond Wedding
    Hilda and George Craxford Diamond Wedding
    Hilda and George Craxford Diamond Wedding
    (Standing) Alan Craxford, Brenda Eldridge, Richard Eldridge, Lyndsay Craxford.
    (Seated) George Craxford, Hilda Craxford
    Preston Towers Nursing Home
    Preston Towers Nursing Home
    George and Hilda were resident here in 2001 - 2
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Nov 1914 - Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Parents home - 1914-1926 - 24, Samuel Street, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - WWII - Between 1940 and 1942 - Egypt Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 May 1940 - Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Oct 1942 - El Alamein, Egypt Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Between 1943 and 1945 - Naples, Italy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1946 - 18, Stoughton Road, Oadby, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Family home - Between 1948 and 1986 - 358, Fosse Road North, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sales Representative, Caribonum Ltd - Abt 1955 - Princess Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1986 and 2001 - 19, Kenilworth Road, Monkseaton, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2001 - Preston Towers Nursing Home, North Shields, Tyne and Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Feb 2001 - Whitley Bay, Tyne And Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Feb 2001 - Preston Cemetery, North Shields, Tyne and Wear Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    George Craxford
    George Craxford
    Photograph taken in Whitley Bay in 1986
    George William Craxford
    George William Craxford
    A busy day to or from the office
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    BMD Certificates
    BC: Craxford, George William (1914)
    BC: Craxford, George William (1914)

    Personal Histories
    THE APPRENTICE
    THE APPRENTICE
    George's early life and his articles of apprenticeship

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Leicester 7a 442 (OND 1914) (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S176] England and Wales: Death Index 1984 - 2004, North Tyneside 0541A A29C 056 (February 2001) (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Bromyard 6a 1173 (JAS 1905) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Blaby 7a 142 (AMJ 1940) (Reliability: 4).


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