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William Craxford

Male 1798 - 1876  (78 years)


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  • Name William Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 1798  Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 4 Feb 1798  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  [1
    Residence 1851  (114), Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1861  (81), Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1861 
    Labourer 
    Residence 1871  (70), Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1871  [5
    Pauper 
    Died Apr 1876  Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 8 Apr 1876  St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I34  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford)
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2015 

    Father Robert Craxford,   b. Bef May 1767, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1816, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Mother Sarah Briggs,   b. 1768, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1822, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1792  St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Reference:
    Family ID F17  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 1 Sarah Smith,   b. Abt 1807, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1831, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1822  St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Witnesses 28 Oct 1822 
    Robert Craxford; Lucy Craxford (his brother and sister) 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Craxford,   b. Aug 1823, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1881, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
     2. Lucy Craxford,   b. 1826, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1898, Rothwell, Kettering, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Edith Craxford,   b. 1828, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1880, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     4. Mary Sarah Craxford,   b. Feb 1831, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1831, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Photos
    Affidavit before Banns
    Affidavit before Banns
    The affidavit sworn by William Craxford and Sarah Smith prior to their marriage in 1822
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2009 
    Family ID F62  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Hull,   b. 1803, Empingham, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1880, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1831  St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference:
    Children 
     1. Julia Craxford,   b. 1832, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1835, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     2. William Craxford,   b. Mar 1834, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1848, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 13 years)
     3. Elizabeth Craxford,   b. 1835, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1904, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. John Craxford,   b. Sep 1838, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907, Rugby, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     5. Robert Craxford,   b. 3 Aug 1841, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916, Kings Newnham, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. Julia Craxford,   b. 1844, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1928  (Age 84 years)
     7. Ruth Craxford,   b. 1844, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Census Returns
    RG: Craxford, William (1871) and family
    RG: Craxford, William (1871) and family
    William Craxford is living in Gretton with his second wife, Elizabeth Hull. Also in the household is Robert (subsequently married Sarah Jacques); Ruth (subsequently married John Stretton); Thomas (son by first wife Sarah Smith) and granddaughter Emily (her parents - William's son John, his wife and the rest of his family were living at Kings Newnham, Warwick). Next door lived Jacob and Jane Knight.
    Craxford William   M Head 73 Pauper     Northampton, Gretton
    Craxford Elizabeth M Wife 68 Rutland, Empingham
    Craxford Robert S Son 24 Shepherd Northampton, Gretton
    Craxford Ruth S Dau 26 Cook Northampton, Gretton
    Craxford Thomas S Son 47 Fishmonger Northampton, Gretton
    Craxford Emily S GDau 7 Northampton, Gretton
    Barrett Samuel S Vstr 25 Labourer Northampton, Holywell

    England RG10/3301 Uppingham 11 12
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2009 
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1798 - Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 4 Feb 1798 - St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Oct 1822 - St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Apr 1831 - St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Apr 1876 - Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Apr 1876 - St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
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  • BMD Certificates
    DC: Craxford, William (1876)
    DC: Craxford, William (1876)
    No definitive cause of death given. His second wife, Elizabeth, lived four more years

  • Sources 
    1. [S63] 1841 England Census, Uppingham Gretton HO107/797 11 9 12 (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S236] 1851 England Census, Uppingham HO107/2093 159 28 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S26] 1861 England Census, Uppingham RG09/2308 73 15 (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S27] 1871 England Census, Uppingham Gretton RG10/3301 11 12 (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S27] 1871 England Census, RG10/3301 Uppingham 11 12 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Uppingham 7a 179 (AMJ 1876) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S7] Personal Ancestry File: Charlotte Stubbs Mann, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, IGI Individual file (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S341] Cottingham Parish Records, (at FreeREG.org.uk), File: 4327 (Reliability: 3).


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