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David Craxford

Male 1823 - 1878  (~ 55 years)


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  • Name David Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born Nov 1823  Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 30 Nov 1823  St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Court 11 Nov 1842  Stamford, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Desertion 
    • He was described as a recruit for the 75th Regiment but had failed to show within the four days between enlistment and attestation
    Court 21 Oct 1847  Rutland Sessions, Oakham, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Theft 
    • Convicted of stealing a scythe, valued 4 shilllings, at Lydington on July 6th 1847. Sentenced to 2 months imprisonment
    Military Service 1851 
    Private / Household Cavalry 
    Residence 1851  Hyde Park Cavalry Barracks, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1852 
    Labourer 
    Occupation 1853 
    Porter 
    Residence 1854  8, Thomas Street, Hanover Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1861  12, Hanover Place, Hanover Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1861 
    Labourer 
    Residence 1871  21, Grosvenor Market, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 28 Nov 1878  Middlesex Hospital, Mortimer Street, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: Bronchitis and emphysema 
    Person ID I203  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford)
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2015 

    Father John Craxford,   b. Abt Jun 1795, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1853, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother Jane Ashby,   b. 1791, Horninghold, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1851, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1816  Cranoe, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference:
    Family ID F43  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Margaret Sullivan,   b. Abt 1825, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1852  All Souls Church, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. David Craxford,   b. 11 Jun 1853, Queen Charlotte Hospital, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1855, Hanover Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. Robert Craxford,   b. 1856, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1882, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     3. David Craxford,   b. 9 Jul 1858, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1860, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     4. Margaret Jane Craxford,   b. 1860, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1902, Middlesex Hospital, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, David (1852) and Margaret Sullivan
    MC: Craxford, David (1852) and Margaret Sullivan
    We believe that John Craxford (signed here as twine spinner) is also John Craxford of Gretton (Mat maker)
    Last Modified 25 May 2005 
    Family ID F291  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Nov 1823 - Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 30 Nov 1823 - St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location/Street       : District/Village       : City/Town       : County/State       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Discharge papers 1850-1
    Discharge papers 1850-1
    David was dishonourably discharged having absconded for a period of eleven days. The timing suggested he had gone to meet his future bride, Margaret Sullivan

    BMD Certificates
    DC: Craxford, David  (1878)
    DC: Craxford, David (1878)
    He was the youngest son of John Craxford and Jane Ashby of Gretton

  • Sources 
    1. [S419] The British Newspaper Archive; © The British Library Board, Lincolnshire Chronicle: Friday 29th October 1847 (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S236] 1851 England Census, Westminster St Margarets HO107/1480 900 23 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S26] 1861 England Census, RG9/40 4 52 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S27] 1871 England Census, RG10/93 London St George Hanover Square 31 18 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Marylebone 1a 382 (OND 1878) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Marylebone Mar 1852 1a 499 (Reliability: 4).


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