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William Samuel Craxford

Male 1856 - 1914  (57 years)


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  • Name William Samuel Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 5 Jul 1856  St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 26 Jul 1856  St Pancras Church, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1878  Albert Road, Camberwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1881  117, Hoxton Street, Hoxton, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Between 1882 and 1895  Britannia Theatre, Hoxton, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1891 
    Licenced victualler 
    Occupation Between 1901 and 1914  [3
    Publican and Proprietor of Britannia Theatre 
    Residence 1901-1911  120, Thurlow Park Road, West Dulwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1914  117, Hoxton Street, Hoxton, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 7 May 1914  West Dulwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I310  Extended Craxford Family | The Craxfords of London - including Crauford - not yet attached to the main trunk
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2010 

    Father William John Craxford,   b. 24 May 1829, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1874, Hoxton, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Charlotte Borrow,   b. 1838,   d. Feb 1865, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1855  St Pancras Church, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Reference:
    Family ID F91  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Fanny Elizabeth Lupino Hook,   b. 1860, Shoreditch, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1916, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 3 Jul 1878  St Giles Church, Camberwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Witnesses 3 Jul 1878 
    George and Rosina Lupino Hook (her parents) 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Alfred George Craxford,   b. 19 Jun 1880, Hoxton, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949, Dartford, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Albert William Craxford,   b. Sep 1881, Hoxton, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1930, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     3. Lilian Fanny Lane Craxford,   b. 29 Nov 1883, Hoxton, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1950, Sydenham, Lewisham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. Arthur Francois Craxford,   b. 17 Oct 1886, Hoxton, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. Percy Sydney Craxford,   b. 15 Mar 1891, Hoxton, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968  (Age 76 years)
     6. May Hope Craxford,   b. Aug 1892, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1893, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     7. Roy Victor Craxford,   b. 21 Jul 1901, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1961, Westminster Hospital, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, William Samuel (1878) and Fannie Hook.
    MC: Craxford, William Samuel (1878) and Fannie Hook.
    Fannie was a daughter of George Hook Lupina and aunt of Henry George Lupino - stage name Lupino Lane
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2007 
    Family ID F254  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 26 Jul 1856 - St Pancras Church, St Pancras, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1882 and 1895 - Britannia Theatre, Hoxton, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901-1911 - 120, Thurlow Park Road, West Dulwich, London Link to Google Earth
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  • Newspaper Cuttings
    W.S. Craxford probate notice
    W.S. Craxford probate notice
    A notice appearing in The London Gazette (5397) on July 10th 1914)

    Wills & Probate
    WILL: CRAXFORD, WILLIAM SAMUEL (1914) Page 1 - 2
    WILL: CRAXFORD, WILLIAM SAMUEL (1914) Page 1 - 2
    The document consists of the will itself and two codicils

    A transcript of this document will can be found at The Wills of the Craxfords of London

    Proceed to Pages 3 & 4 of the will
    WILL: CRAXFORD, WILLIAM SAMUEL (1914) Page 3 - 4
    WILL: CRAXFORD, WILLIAM SAMUEL (1914) Page 3 - 4
    The codicils start on page 4

    Proceed to Page 5 of the will
    WILL: CRAXFORD, WILLIAM SAMUEL (1914) Page 5
    WILL: CRAXFORD, WILLIAM SAMUEL (1914) Page 5
    Proceed to Pages 6 & 7 of the will - the Grants of Probate.
    WILL: CRAXFORD, WILLIAM SAMUEL (1914) PROBATE 1 & 2
    WILL: CRAXFORD, WILLIAM SAMUEL (1914) PROBATE 1 & 2
    Probate was granted to both executors separately: his brother Alfred Lane Craxford and his wife Fanny Elizabeth Craxford

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Shoreditch 1c 158 (JAS 1856) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S34] 1881 English Census, Shoreditch RG11/395 35 1 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S31] P.O. London Directory 1914.

    4. [S284] 1911 England Census, Lambeth Norwood RG14PN2133 RG78PN73 RD25 SD5 ED34 SN186 (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Lambeth 1a 412 (AMJ 1914) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, St Pancras 1b 164 (JAS 1855) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Camberwell 1d 1020 (Reliability: 3).


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