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John Craxford

Male 1834 - 1898  (64 years)


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  • Name John Craxford  [1
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 18 Mar 1834  Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened 20 Mar 1834  Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1851  (35), The Hill, Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1861  (36), Townsend, Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1871  (4), Cottage, Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1881  (138), Water Lane, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1884  Cottingham Lodge, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  (67), Barrack Yard, Blind Lane, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1861-1891  [8
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Died 15 Jul 1898  Northampton County Asylum, Berrywood, Northampton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: Brain tumour 
    Buried 19 Jul 1898  St Mary Magdalene, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (Medical):The death certificate states "sarcoma of brain, probably under one year". Such a tumour is a rare condition.
    Person ID I16  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford)
    Last Modified 22 May 2021 

    Father William Craxford,   b. 1804, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1881, Rothwell, Kettering, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Oliver,   b. 1815, Drayton, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1856, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1833  Bringhurst, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference:
    Witnesses 28 Nov 1833 
    David Tansley; Elizabeth Peach 
    Census Returns
    RG: Craxford, William (1861) and family
    RG: Craxford, William (1861) and family
    William, now a widower, is living with his sons John and Thomas in the Northamptonshire village of Middleton.
    Craxford William W Head 55 Agricultural Labourer Northampton, Middleton
    Craxford John S Son 27 Agricultural Labourer Northampton, Middleton
    Craxford Thomas S Son 23 Tailor Northampton, Middleton
    English census RG9/958 Kettering Corby 48 14
    RG: Craxford, William (1871) and family
    RG: Craxford, William (1871) and family
    William lived in Middleton with his son John at the time of the 1871 census. John married Sarah Anne Claypole later that year.
    Craxford William W Head 64 Agricultural Labourer Northampton Cottingham
    Craxford John S Son 36 Agricultural Labourer Northampton Middleton
    English Census RG10/1506 45 7
    Family ID F45  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Sarah Anne Claypole,   b. 9 Feb 1844, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1930, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Witnesses 7 Apr 1871  [9
    John Claypole (her brother), Alice (Baker) Claypole (her bother Thomas' wife) 
    Married 7 Aug 1871  St Mary Magdalene, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Reference:
    Children 
     1. 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)
     2. Henrietta Craxford,   b. Abt Dec 1874,   d. 1933, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     3. Louisa Craxford,   b. 21 Oct 1877, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1920, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     4. Sarah Anne Craxford,   b. Abt Dec 1879, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1963, Kettering, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     5. Florence Craxford,   b. 1882, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1884, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     6. William Craxford,   b. 27 May 1885, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1967, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Photos
    Water Lane, Cottingham (about 1920)
    Water Lane, Cottingham (about 1920)
    The Craxford family lived at Water Lane when James Ernest was a boy. Reproduced with permission
    Water Lane, Cottingham (present day)
    Water Lane, Cottingham (present day)
    The Craxford family lived in Water Lane prior to 1900. Reproduced with permission
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, John (1871) and Sarah Anne Claypole
    MC: Craxford, John (1871) and Sarah Anne Claypole
    Newfloridian's great grandfather
    Census Returns
    RG: Craxford, John (1881) and family
    RG: Craxford, John (1881) and family
    Almost ten years after their marrige, John and Sarah Ann (Claypole) are living in Water Lane with their oldest four children.
    Craxford John      M Head 46 Agricultural Labourer Northampton, Middleton
    Craxford Sarah Ann M Wife 37 Northampton, Cottingham
    Craxford James E S Son 8 Scholar Northampton, Cottingham
    Craxford Henrietta S Dau 6 Scholar Northampton, Cottingham
    Craxford Louisa S Dau 3 Northampton, Cottingham
    Craxford Sarah A S Dau 1 Northampton, Cottingham
    English Census RG11/1579 Kettering Corby 36 3
    RG: Craxford, John (1891) and family
    RG: Craxford, John (1891) and family
    The family continue to live in Water Lane. James Ernest has moved away. Close neighbours are John and Ann Claypole, Sarah Ann's parents
    Craxford John      M Head 57 Agricultural Labourer Northampton Middleton
    Craxford Sarah Ann M Wife 47 Northampton Cottingham
    Craxford Louisa S Dau 13 Northampton Cottingham
    Craxford Sarah Ann S Dau 11 Scholar Northampton Cottingham
    Craxford William S Son 5 Scholar Northampton Cottingham
    English Census RG12/1219 Kettering Cottingham 22 9
    Last Modified 22 May 2021 
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Mar 1834 - Middleton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 20 Mar 1834 - Middleton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Middleton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Aug 1871 - St Mary Magdalene, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Jul 1898 - St Mary Magdalene, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    ‘In Loving Memory’ - John Craxford
    ‘In Loving Memory’ - John Craxford
    Husband of Sarah Claypole, he died in 1898
    ‘In Loving Memory’ - verse
    ‘In Loving Memory’ - verse
    For John Craxford

    BMD Certificates
    DC: Craxford, John (1898)
    DC: Craxford, John (1898)
    The diagnosed cause of death was a brain tumour. We note his final place of residence was the County Asylum

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] Personal Ancestry File: Charlotte Stubbs Mann, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, C092971 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983.

    3. [S49] Bishop's Transcripts 1813-1864, Cottingham with Middleton 698 (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S63] 1841 England Census, Kettering Rothwell HO107/797 197 4 6 (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S27] 1871 England Census, Kettering Corby RG10/1506 3 45 7 (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S34] 1881 English Census, Kettering Corby RG11/1579 7 34 (Reliability: 4).

    7. [S17] 1891 England Census, Kettering RG 12/1219 9 22 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S34] 1881 English Census, RG11/1579 36 34 (Reliability: 4).

    9. [S289] Steve Mann at www.elizabethsmith.org.

    10. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Kettering 3B 267 (Reliability: 3).


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