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George Guy Craxford

George Guy Craxford[1, 2]

Male 1885 - 1915  (30 years)

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  • Name George Guy Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 1885  Clerkenwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1891  8, Suffolk Street, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Christened 11 Apr 1897  New Court Congregational Chapel, Tollington Park, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1911  31, Sloane Gardens, Chelsea, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Military Service Between 1914 and 1918  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Private: Middlesex Regiment 
    Residence 1914  140, South Park Road, Wimbledon, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1911-1914 
    Butler 
    Residence 1915  44, Greenside Road, Shepherds Bush, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 28 Dec 1915  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Commemoration 1916  Bethune Cemetery, Pas De Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Y  [7
    Person ID I352  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 26 Sep 2010 

    Father James Craxford,   b. 31 May 1842, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1896, 8, Suffolk Street, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Frances Alice Thomas,   b. 29 Jul 1848, Drayton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932, Hendon, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1868  St Clement's Church, Barnsbury, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Reference: The marriage certificate notes that she is "a minor with concent"
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, James (1868) and Francis Alice Thomas
    MC: Craxford, James (1868) and Francis Alice Thomas
    James, a widower, was previously married to Ellen Bowley. Frances was 19 years old when she married.
    Census Returns
    RG: Craxford, James (1881) and family
    RG: Craxford, James (1881) and family
    1881. The family were living in Sussex Street. The family had been associated with No.8. for many years and have taken over No.7. as well. The youngest two children (Catherine and Robert) appear on the next page of the census.
    Craxford James       M Head 35 Greengrocer Surrey, Lambeth
    Craxford Frances A M Wife 32 Norfolk, Drayton
    Craxford Elizabeth M S Dau 16 Middx, Clerkenwell
    Craxford Frederick S Son 11 Scholar Middx, Clerkenwell
    Craxford James S Son 10 Scholar Middx, Clerkenwell
    Craxford Alice S Dau 8 Scholar Middx, Clerkenwell
    Craxford Henry S Son 4 Middx, Clerkenwell
    Craxford Catherine S Dau 2 Middx, Clerkenwell
    Craxford Robert S Son 9mo Middx, Clerkenwell

    Ref: England. RG11/353 Holborn Pentonville 43 18
    Family ID F67  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Ellen E White,   b. Abt 1885,   d. Aft 1968  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married Abt Mar 1915  Kingston upon Thames, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Reference:
    Last Modified 30 May 2006 
    Family ID F108  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1885 - Clerkenwell, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - 8, Suffolk Street, Islington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Private: Middlesex Regiment - Between 1914 and 1918 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Dec 1915 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCommemoration - 1916 - Bethune Cemetery, Pas De Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    In Memory of Private George Guy Craxford
    In Memory of Private George Guy Craxford
    Bethune Town Cemetery



    Headstones
    WG: Craxford, George Guy
    WG: Craxford, George Guy

    Citation

    Plot: Grave Ref: IV G 61

    Medal Cards
    Craxford, George Guy
    Craxford, George Guy
    Medal chart indicating the Victory medal, the War medal and the 1915 star.
    He was enrolled as Private PS/1487 with the Middlesex Regiment (the prefix PS indicates the 16th Public Schools Battalion) and entered the theatre of war in France in November 1915 where he "died of wounds".

  • Sources 
    1. [S166] Personal communication: Neil White.

    2. [S168] Personal Communication from Neil White.

    3. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Holborn 1b 761 (OND 1885) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S17] 1891 England Census, Holborn Pentonville RG12/226 46 36 (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S395] London England Non-conformist Registers 1694-1921, (London Metropolitan Archives and Guildhall Library Manuscripts), New Court Chapel Pge 20 (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S284] 1911 England Census, Chelsea RG14PN396 RG78PN13 RD4 SD2 ED1 SN370 (Reliability: 4).

    7. [S3] Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

    8. [S24] Certified Copy of Entry of Marriage, PAS568431 (27/02/2002) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Kingston 2a 1185 (AMJ 1915) (Reliability: 3).


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