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Elsie Jean Craxford

Elsie Jean Craxford

Female 1901 - 1927  (25 years)

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  • Name Elsie Jean Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 2 Sep 1901  St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1911  86, Burghley Road, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1927  34, Westholm, Hampstead, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1927 
    Assistant School Mistress 
    Died 21 Jun 1927  New End Hospital, Hampstead, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: Shock and haemorrhage, Multiple Injuries, Road Traffic Accident 
    Inquest 23 Jun 1927  Hampstead, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Presided over by Sir Walter Schroeder, Coroner for London
    Notes 
    Person ID I211  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford), The Craxfords of London - including Crauford - not yet attached to the main trunk
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2009 

    Father Arthur Craxford,   b. 1866, Somers Town, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1939, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Jane Onn,   b. 25 Nov 1864, Somers Town, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1940, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1895  Presbyterean Church, Regent Square, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, Arthur (1895) and Jane Onn
    MC: Craxford, Arthur (1895) and Jane Onn
    Arthur Craxford was the son of William Craxford and Jane Jennings. Jane was the daughter of Betsy Collins and her second husband Frederick Onn (who signed as a witness). The entry given as Jane's father (William) may have been a clerical error or a reference to Betsy's first husband - William Rose
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Photos
    Maiden Posies: The Title Page
    Maiden Posies: The Title Page
    A commemorative book of verses and illustration by Elsie Jean Craxford
    Fairy
    Fairy
    A pen and ink line drawing from "Maiden Posies" to illustrate "Nonsense Rhyme"
    Great Men
    Great Men
    Illustration of Nelson at Trafalgar and Napoleon at Waterloo to accompany "Great Men and How To Emulate Them".
    A verse from "Maiden Posies" by Elsie Jean Craxford.
    If we would by valorous deeds
    Earn glorious reputation-
    The vale of a good cocked hat's
    Beyond all computation
    Prime Minister
    Prime Minister
    Illustration to accompany the third verse of "Careers to Choose" ("Maiden Posies" by Elsie Jean Craxford)

    To be Prime Minister, again,
    Is good for those that likes;
    He seldom finds the routine dull
    When everybody strikes

    BMD Certificates
    DC: Craxford, Elsie Jean (1927)
    DC: Craxford, Elsie Jean (1927)
    The daughter of Arthur Craxford of Pentonville she was killed in a road traffic accidnt in London. Highly regarded at college, a collection of her poems and drawings (The Maiden Posies) was published in her honour after her death.

    Personal Histories
    MAIDEN POSIES
    MAIDEN POSIES
    The short life of Elsie Jean Craxford

    Bibliography
    MAIDEN POSIES
    MAIDEN POSIES
    A collection of verses and drawings by ELSIE JEAN CRAXFORD

    THE UTOPIA PRESS, LONDON CIRCA 1930. 8VO, ORIGINAL CLOTH BACKED BOARDS, ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT.
    Seller Inventory #: 10373
    Publisher: THE UTOPIA PRESS, LONDON 1927
    Format: Hardcover

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Pancras 1b 127 (OND 1901) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S284] 1911 England Census, 86 Burghley Road, St Pancras, London (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Hampstead 1a 637 (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Hampstead 1a 637 (Reliability: 4).
      Multiple injuries: knocked down by travelling motor car

    5. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Pancras 1b 274 (JAS 1895) (Reliability: 3).


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