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Betsy Ann Craxford

Female 1859 - 1886  (27 years)


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  • Name Betsy Ann Craxford  [1
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 11 Feb 1859  Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • She was the illegitimate daughter of Maria Smith but adopted the Craxford name after her mother's marriage to John Craxford
    Christened 28 Oct 1860  Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Also known as Betsy 
    Residence 1861  (54), Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1871  Dunchurch, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1871 
    • Servant
    Residence 1881  (36), Church Lawford, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 8 Aug 1886  Church Lawford, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Pulmonary tuberculosis 1 year; syncope; diarrhoea 
    Buried 11 Aug 1886  St Peter's Church, Church Lawford, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I407  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford)
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2017 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Maria Smith,   b. 8 Aug 1836, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1891, Kings Newnham, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1861  St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Reference:
    Census Returns
    RG: Craxford, John (1871) and family
    RG: Craxford, John (1871) and family
    John Craxford and Marie Smith married in Gretton in 1861 and moved to Kings Newnham, Warwickshire. In 1871, their daughter, Emily, was living with grandparents, William and Elizabeth, in Gretton.
    Craxford John       M Head 33 Labourer Gretton, Northampton
    Craxford Maria M Wife 34 Gretton, Northampton
    Craxford Julia S Dau 10 Gretton, Northampton
    Craxford Anne Maria S Dau 5 Kings Newnham, Warwick
    Craxford John S Son 3 Kings Newnham, Warwick
    Craxford Charlotte S Dau 2 Kings Newnham, Warwick
    Craxford Ruth S Dau 7mo Kings Newnham, Warwick

    England: RG10/3183 Rugby 75 3
    RG: Craxford, John (1881) and family
    RG: Craxford, John (1881) and family
    The family of John Craxford and Maria Smith having moved from Northamptonshire to Warwickshire. Daughter Emily is now with them. Their other daughter, Ruth (10), is staying with her married sister, Betsy Ann Dumbleton, in Gretton.
    Craxford John      M Head 43 Agricultural Labourer Gretton, Northampton
    Craxford Maria M Wife 45 Gretton, Northampton
    Craxford Emily S Dau 17 Domestic Servant Gretton, Northampton
    Craxford John S Son 13 Ploughboy Kings Newnham, Warwick
    Craxford Charlotte S Dau 12 Scholar Kings Newnham, Warwick
    Craxford William S Son 8 Scholar Kings Newnham, Warwick
    Craxford Arthur S Son 7 Scholar Kings Newnham, Warwick
    Craxford Albert S Son 5 Scholar Kings Newnham, Warwick
    Craxford Joe S Son 3 Scholar Kings Newnham, Warwick

    England: RG11/3076 Rugby 72 1
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family William Thomas Dumbleton,   b. 1859, Stretton On Dunsmore, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1903, Union Workhouse, Tanners Lane, Edmonton, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1880  St Peter's Church, Church Lawford, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Reference:
    Witnesses 30 Sep 1880 
    John Craxford; Emily Susannah Craxford (her father and sister) 
    Children 
     1. John Dumbleton,   b. 1881, Church Lawford, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1908, Bretford, Kings Newnham, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     2. Alicia Dumbleton,   b. 1883, Church Lawford, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1926, Turvey, Bedford, Bedfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, Betsy Ann (1880) and William Dumbleton
    MC: Craxford, Betsy Ann (1880) and William Dumbleton
    Emily Susannah Craxford (witness) was her sister
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2007 
    Family ID F125  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Feb 1859 - Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 28 Oct 1860 - Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Pulmonary tuberculosis 1 year; syncope; diarrhoea - 8 Aug 1886 - Church Lawford, Warwickshire Link to Google Earth
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  • BMD Certificates
    DC: Dumbleton, Betsy Ann (1886)
    DC: Dumbleton, Betsy Ann (1886)
    Betsy Ann was the daughter of Maria Smith before her marriage to John Craxford

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] Personal Ancestry File: Charlotte Stubbs Mann, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, I007103 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S34] 1881 English Census, Rugby RG11/3076 81 7 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Rugby 6d 234 (JAS 1886) (Reliability: 3).
      Personal Communication: Bill Dumbleton

    4. [S68] Personal Communication: Bill Dumbleton.

    5. [S53] Personal contact: Sidnee Day Spencer, (Parish records St James, Gretton), Parish records: St James Church, Gretton (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Uppingham 7a 569 (OND 1861) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Rugby 6d 615 (JAS 1880) (Reliability: 4).


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