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Robert Craxford

Male Bef 1800 - 1868  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Robert Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born Bef Jul 1800  Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 20 Jul 1800  Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Poor Law 8 Nov 1818 
    Removal Order 
    • An order was made by the Overseers of the Parish of Gretton to remove him to the Parish of Laxton
    Residence 1823  Laxton, Corby, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He was recorded as living in the village of Laxton at the time of his marriage to Harriet Cotterill
    Occupation 1824 
    Labourer 
    Residence 1841  Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The family is indexed as Crafford
    Residence 1851  (13), Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1841-1851 
    Dealer in animal skins 
    • In 1841 he was described as a skinner
    Residence 1861  (75), Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1861 
    Sheepskin buyer 
    Occupation 1862 
    Fell monger 
    Died 21 Apr 1868  Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: Paralysis (2 years); exhaustion 
    Buried Abt 25 Apr 1868  Barrowden Baptist Chapel, Chapel Lane, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (Medical):Monumental inscription is on headstone in St Peter's Churchyard
    Person ID I18  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford), Branch for Wainwright, Liston-Smith based on Leonard K Wainwright (553) and John Cotterill (634)
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2015 

    Father Robert Craxford,   b. Bef May 1767, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1816, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Mother Sarah Briggs,   b. 1768, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1822, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1792  St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Reference:
    Family ID F17  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Harriett Cotterill,   b. 19 Jan 1803, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1894, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1823  Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference:
    Children 
     1. Sarah Craxford,   b. 1824, Laxton, Corby, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1903, Oakham, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Mary Craxford,   b. Aug 1826, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1842, St George's Workhouse, Stamford, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 15 years)
     3. Lucy Craxford,   b. 1828, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1897, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. John Craxford,   b. 14 Nov 1831, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1871  (Age 39 years)
     5. William Craxford,   b. Apr 1834, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1871, Wolverhampton, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
     6. Rachel Kate Craxford,   b. 24 Sep 1837, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1900, Pilsley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     7. Elizabeth Craxford,   b. Sep 1843, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1879, Swadlincote, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Bef Jul 1800 - Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 20 Jul 1800 - Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Dec 1823 - Barrowden, Rutland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Barrowden, Rutland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Paralysis (2 years); exhaustion - 21 Apr 1868 - Barrowden, Rutland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt 25 Apr 1868 - Barrowden Baptist Chapel, Chapel Lane, Barrowden, Rutland Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Removal Order 1818
    Removal Order 1818
    The order which removed Robert Craxford from Gretton to Laxton

    BMD Certificates
    DC: Craxford, Robert (1868)
    DC: Craxford, Robert (1868)
    Fellmonger and husband of Harriet Cotterill. The death scertificate suggests he had suffered a stroke two years before.

    Headstones
    HS: Craxford, Robert and Harriett; John Wignell; Lucy Wignell
    HS: Craxford, Robert and Harriett; John Wignell; Lucy Wignell
    The grave is near the north wall of the churchyard level with the west end of the tower.
    (Note: although the monument is here, Robert was buried at Barrowden Baptist Chapel)

    In Memorium
    John James, son of
    John & Lucy Wignell
    Died January 17th 1905
    Aged 45
    Lucy Wignell
    Daughter of
    Robt & Harriet Craxford
    Died December 3rd 1897
    Aged 68 years
    Harriett Craxford
    (Nee Cotterell)
    Died January 23rd 1894
    Aged 93

    Robert Craxford
    Died April 21st 1868
    Aged 68
    Interred in Chapel Graveyard

    "Grant Them Rest Eternal"

    Plot: 277

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

    2. [S63] 1841 England Census, Uppingham, Barrowden HO107/898 1 21 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S236] 1851 England Census, Barrowden HO107/2093 339 17 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S26] 1861 England Census, Uppingham Gretton RG9/2310 97 24 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Uppingham 7a 177 (AMJ 1868) (Reliability: 3).


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