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Hilda Mary Cook

Hilda Mary Cook

Female 1916 - 2003  (87 years)

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  • Name Hilda Mary Cook 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Residence 1916  112, Wycliffe Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 6 May 1916  Northampton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Education 1930  Alderman Newton's Girls School, Peacock Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1939  87, Sibson Road, Birstall, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1939 
    Jewellery shop assistant 
    Residence Between 1940 and 1945  18, Stoughton Road, Oadby, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Between 1946 and 1986  358, Fosse Road North, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Between 1986 and 1998  19, Kenilworth Road, Monkseaton, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Between 1999 and 2003  Preston Towers Nursing Home, North Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 7 Jul 2003  North Shields, Tyne And Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Bronchopneumonia, atherosclerosis 
    Buried 12 Jul 2003  Preston Cemetery, North Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Cremation
    Person ID I2  Extended Craxford Family | The maternal side of Newfloridian's tree TEAL pages I179 (Walter Cook) + I193 (John Naylor), The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford)
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2017 

    Father George Cook,   b. 12 Jan 1883, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1968, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Miriam Naylor,   b. 18 May 1879, Cotes Park, Alfreton, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1916, Northampton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 11 Sep 1909  Primitive Methodist Church, Hinckley Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Reference:
    Photos
    George and Miriam Cook
    George and Miriam Cook
    Newfloridian's maternal grandparents
    George Cook married Miriam Naylor
    George Cook married Miriam Naylor
    A copy of the marriage certificate prepared on May 10th 1916. This certificate was issued just a few days before she died.
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family George William Craxford,   b. 10 Nov 1914, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 2001, Whitley Bay, Tyne And Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 13 May 1940  Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 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 MapsResidence - 1916 - 112, Wycliffe Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 May 1916 - Northampton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1930 - Alderman Newton's Girls School, Peacock Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1939 - 87, Sibson Road, Birstall, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1940 and 1945 - 18, Stoughton Road, Oadby, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 May 1940 - Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1946 and 1986 - 358, Fosse Road North, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1986 and 1998 - 19, Kenilworth Road, Monkseaton, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1999 and 2003 - Preston Towers Nursing Home, North Shields, Tyne and Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Bronchopneumonia, atherosclerosis - 7 Jul 2003 - North Shields, Tyne And Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Jul 2003 - Preston Cemetery, North Shields, Tyne and Wear Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Hilda Cook
    Hilda Cook
    An infant portrait
    Hilda Cook
    Hilda Cook
    Childhood study of Newfloridian's mum
    Hilda Craxford (nee Cook)
    Hilda Craxford (nee Cook)
    Mother of Alan and Brenda.
    Hilda Craxford
    Hilda Craxford
    In the garden, probably at Stoughton Road, Oadby
    Hilda Craxford
    Hilda Craxford
    A wartime study
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    “The Mikado” plate
    “The Mikado” plate
    A decorative plate by Caverswell Ltd
    Garden of Remembrance, Preston Road, Tyne and Wear
    Garden of Remembrance, Preston Road, Tyne and Wear
    Alderman Newton's Grammar School for Girls, Leicester
    Alderman Newton's Grammar School for Girls, Leicester
    Hilda attended school here in the early 1930s. Her uncle, William Ball, was deputy Headmaster at the Boys School. These buildings were taken over by the Boys School.
    Hilda Craxford and Anne Potter
    Hilda Craxford and Anne Potter
    Bride and bridesmaid
    Tynemouth Book of Remembrance
    Tynemouth Book of Remembrance
    Entry for Hilda Mary Craxford (photographed on the fourth anniversary of her death)

    BMD Certificates
    BC: Cook, Hilda Mary (1916)
    BC: Cook, Hilda Mary (1916)
    Newfloridian's mum

    Personal Histories
    HILDA MARY COOK (1916 - 2003) – MEMORIES OF MY MOTHER
    HILDA MARY COOK (1916 - 2003) – MEMORIES OF MY MOTHER
    A retrospective by her daughter Brenda
    MAY YOU GAMBOL IN THE FIELDS OF PARADISE
    MAY YOU GAMBOL IN THE FIELDS OF PARADISE
    A eulogy on the death of my mother

    Newspaper Cuttings
    Hilda Mary Craxford
    Hilda Mary Craxford
    Cutting from Leicester Mercury
    Family Announcements (Births, Marriages and Deaths notices)
    Thursday July 10th 2003

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Northampton 3b 92 (AMJ 1916) (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S443] 1939 UK Register, RG101/6062D/005/2 RGEL (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S176] England and Wales: Death Index 1984 - 2004, North Tyneside 0541B B34C 064 (July 2003) (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S24] Certified Copy of Entry of Marriage, Dated May 10th 1916 (Reliability: 4).

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


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