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William James Craxford

Male 1849 - 1881  (32 years)


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  • Name William James Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 22 Sep 1849  Aldgate, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 2 Dec 1849  St Botolph Without Aldgate, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1851  37, Mitre Street, St James Dukes Place, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1861  Bramshott, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1871-1881  Heydour, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • He was resident with Gordon F Deedes, Vicar of Haydour, and family in 1871. Two doors away lived Rose Smith, schoolmistress, whom he subsequently married
    Occupation 1871-1881 
    Organist 
    Died 20 Nov 1881  Heydour, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: Apoplexy (for three months) 
    Buried 24 Nov 1881  St Michael's Church, Heydour, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (Medical):Blind following an accident
    Person ID I254  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2015 

    Father William Craxford,   b. 1827, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1885, City Infirmary, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Hunt,   b. 1828, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1893, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1848  St Margaret's Church, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, William (1848) and Mary Ann Hunt
    MC: Craxford, William (1848) and Mary Ann Hunt
    His father, Thomas Craxford, lived in Gretton, Northampton
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Rose Margaret Smith,   b. 31 Jan 1847, Umballa, East Indies Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1943, Hertford, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1873  St Mary's Church, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Banns were published on 26th January, 2nd and 9th February 1873
    Witnesses 25 Feb 1873 
    William (?his brother) and Emma Jane Craxford (his sister) 
    Children 
     1. Rose Emily Craxford,   b. Abt Sep 1874, Heydour, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1959, Wolverton, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
     2. William James Craxford,   b. 11 Feb 1876, Heydour, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1955  (Age 79 years)
     3. Percy Edward Craxford,   b. 1 Sep 1878, Heydour, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952  (Age 73 years)
     4. Agnes Elizabeth Craxford,   b. 1879, Heydour, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Lionel George Craxford,   b. 1880, Heydour, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1956, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Frederick G Craxford,   b. 1882, Heydour, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, William James  (1873) and Rose Margaret Smith
    MC: Craxford, William James (1873) and Rose Margaret Smith
    Witnesses were (presumed) his father William and his sister Emma Jane Craxford
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F72  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 2 Dec 1849 - St Botolph Without Aldgate, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871-1881 - Heydour, Lincolnshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Apoplexy (for three months) - 20 Nov 1881 - Heydour, Lincolnshire 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 James (1881)
    DC: Craxford, William James (1881)
    William James Craxford was an organist and blind following a childhood accidnt

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Islington 3 300 (AMJ 1849) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S58] International Genealogical Index File, C025559 1836 - 1856 0380134 Film 6901255 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S26] 1861 England Census, Farnborough Headley RG9/436 33 1 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S27] 1871 England Census, Lincolnshire Grantham RG10/3363 21 1 (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Grantham 7a 275 (OND 1881) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Westminster 1 402 (OND 1848) (Reliability: 4).

    7. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Islington 1b 334 (JFM 1873) (Reliability: 3).


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