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William Craxford

Male 1834 - 1871  (~ 37 years)


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  • Name William Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Christened 1834  Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Born Apr 1834  Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military Service 1856-1861  Portsmouth, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Royal Marines 
    Residence 1862  Burton Road, Derby, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1862 
    Baker 
    Residence 1871  Inkerman Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Derby 
    Railway worker 
    Occupation 1871 
    Railway inspector 
    Died 28 Dec 1871  Wolverhampton, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: Smallpox 
    Person ID I22  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 25 Oct 2015 

    Father Robert Craxford,   b. Bef Jul 1800, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1868, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Mother 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:
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Harriet Wild,   b. 1831, Derby, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 21 Oct 1861  Christ Church, Derby, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Reference:
    Witnesses 21 Oct 1861 
    Hannah Wild (her sister) 
    Children 
     1. Charles William Craxford,   b. 9 Aug 1862, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1937, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Lizzie Craxford,   b. 1870, Wolverhampton, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1945  (Age 76 years)
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, William (1861) and Harriet Wild
    MC: Craxford, William (1861) and Harriet Wild
    Married soon after his return from service in the Royal Marines and on the west coast of Canada
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F54  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 1834 - Barrowden, Rutland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Apr 1834 - Barrowden, Rutland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Barrowden, Rutland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Smallpox - 28 Dec 1871 - Wolverhampton, West Midlands Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location/Street       : District/Village       : City/Town       : County/State       : Country       : Not Set

  • BMD Certificates
    DC: Craxford, William (1871)
    DC: Craxford, William (1871)
    He died from smallpox. His wife remarried three years later.

    Newspaper Cuttings
    Presentation to William Parker
    Presentation to William Parker
    A retirement celebration for a railway worker. William Craxford provided musical entertainment.
    Report - Derbyshire Advertiser and Journal August 3rd 1866

  • Sources 
    1. [S353] Non-Parochial BMD Service, The genealogist.co.uk, Register of Births at Morcott and Barrowden General Baptist Chapels National Archives Reference RG4/1811 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S63] 1841 England Census, Uppingham Barrowden HO107/898 1 21 12 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S303] The National Archives, Records of the Admiralty, Royal Marines, Coast Guards ADM 157/430/353 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Wolverhampton 6b 443 (OND 1871) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Derby 7b 625 (OND 1861) (Reliability: 3).


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