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Frank Tansley

Male 1877 - 1920  (43 years)


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  • Name Frank Tansley 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 1877  Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 8 Jul 1877  St Peter's Church, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1881  (34), Rockingham Road, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • He was staying with his aunt Caroline (Tansley) Binley
    Residence 1891  84, Rolleston Street, Evington, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1891 
    Heel builder - shoe industry 
    Military Service 23 Nov 1893-3 Mar 1909 
    Private 5092: 3rd Btn; Leicestershire Regiment 
    • Served in the South African campaign
    Inquest 29 Dec 1920  Coroner for Southern District, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sudden death 
    • Inquest by G.E. Bouskell: Collapsed on the Harborough and Leicester Main Road at Oadby
    Died 29 Dec 1920  Blaby, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Syncope 
    Person ID I12580  Extended Craxford Family
    Last Modified 5 May 2019 

    Father David Peach Tansley,   b. 14 Jul 1848, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Davis,   b. 1848, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1876  St Peter and St Paul, Kettering, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F9209  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Isabella Benson,   b. 21 Apr 1897,   d. 19 Apr 1965, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1919  Register Office, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Witnesses 26 Dec 1919 
    John Cockayne Pridmore; Mary Ann Pridmore 
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F12900  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1877 - Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
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  • BMD Certificates
    MC: Tansley, Frank (1877) and Isabella Thorpe
    MC: Tansley, Frank (1877) and Isabella Thorpe
    Isabella was previously married to Ernest Thorpe who was killed in WWI. Note the witnesses John Cockayne Pridmore and his wife Mary Ann

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Leicester 7a 178 (JAS 1877) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S34] 1881 English Census, Kettering Rothwell RG11/1579 24 9 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S17] 1891 England Census, Leicester RG12/2495 13 20 (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Kettering 3b 406 (OND 1876) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Leicester 7a 815 (OND 1919) (Reliability: 3).


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