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Sarah Jane Craxford

Sarah Jane Craxford

Female 1852 - 1917  (~ 65 years)

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  • Name Sarah Jane Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born Apr 1852  Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 30 May 1852  St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1861  (139), Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1871  40, Granby Street, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • In service and living with the family of William and Elizabeth Bramley (an ironmonger and gas fitter)
    Occupation 1871 
    Domestic servant 
    Residence 1872  91, Guthlaxton Street, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1881  44, Junction Road, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1901-1911  56, Junction Road, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 29 Oct 1917  Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Abt 1 Nov 1917  Wigston Cemetery, Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I566  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford)
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2013 

    Father Joseph Craxford,   b. Nov 1829, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1882, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Mother Susannah Freeman,   b. 1829, Benefield, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1896, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1850  The Parish Church, Benefield, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • The certificate is made out in the name James Craxford
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, Joseph (1850) and Susannah Freeman
    MC: Craxford, Joseph (1850) and Susannah Freeman
    Note the wrongly entered name "James" although the signature block is correct. He is also listed as James in the BMD indexes
    Family ID F49  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family George Smith,   b. Abt 1846, Wolvey, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1935, Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married Sep 1872  St George's Church, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth A Smith,   b. Abt 1873, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Joseph Smith,   b. Abt 1875, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1919  (Age ~ 45 years)
     3. Mary Ellen Smith,   b. 1877, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Emma Jane Smith,   b. 13 Mar 1879, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963, Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. George Smith,   b. 1881, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1919  (Age 39 years)
     6. Sarah Louisa Smith,   b. 1883, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     7. Celia Agnes Smith,   b. 2 Jun 1884, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1949, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Photos
    George and Sarah Jane Smith
    George and Sarah Jane Smith
    George and Sarah Jane Smith
    George and Sarah Jane Smith
    George and Sarah Jane (born Craxford) are seated. We believe the ladies standing are two of his sisters
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, Sarah Jane (1872) and George Smith
    MC: Craxford, Sarah Jane (1872) and George Smith
    Sarah Jane was the daughter of Joseph Craxford and Susannah Freeman
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2005 
    Family ID F245  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Apr 1852 - Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 30 May 1852 - St James the Great, Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1872 - 91, Guthlaxton Street, Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - 44, Junction Road, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901-1911 - 56, Junction Road, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Sarah Jane Smith
    Sarah Jane Smith

    Headstones
    HS: Smith, George and Sarah; Stanley C Griffin
    HS: Smith, George and Sarah; Stanley C Griffin
    Sacred to the memory
    of
    GEORGE SMITH
    died March 2nd 1935
    in his 89th year
    SARAH JANE
    beloved wife of
    George Smith
    who died Octr 29th 1917
    Aged 65 years
    "Having served her day and generation
    by the will of God she 'fell asleep'"

    also PTE STANLEY C GRIFFIN
    2nd Leicestershire Regt
    Grandson of the above
    died in Mesopotamia, Sept 6th 1916
    "Faithful unto death"

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Uppingham 7a (?29)(?35) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S26] 1861 England Census, Uppingham Gretton RG9/2308 78 25 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S27] 1871 England Census, Leicester RG10/3269 47 7 (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S34] 1881 English Census, Blaby Wigston RG11/3127 14 20 (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Blaby 7a 28 (OND 1917) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Oundle 15 647 (OND 1850) (Reliability: 4).

    7. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Leicester 7a 262 (Reliability: 4).


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