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William Craxford

William Craxford

Male 1872 - 1942  (69 years)

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  • Name William Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 4 Jun 1872  Kings Newnham, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 12 Oct 1873  St Peter's Church, Church Lawford, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Also known as William Thomas Craxford 
    Residence 1881  (3), Newnham Grounds Cottages, Kings Newnham, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  1, Newnham Grounds, Newnham Hall, Kings Newnham, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1901  [2
    General Labourer 
    Residence 1901-1911  31, Beales Street, Aston Manor, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1911  [3
    Carter 
    Died 1942 
    Person ID I66  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford)
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2016 

    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  [4, 5
    • 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 Ellen Elizabeth Preedy,   b. Dec 1873, Foleshill, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1964, Dudley Road Hospital, Dudley, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married 1892  The Parish Church, Wolston, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference:
    Children 
     1. Elsie Craxford,   b. 1894, Coventry, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Maria May Craxford,   b. 1896, Kings Newnham, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968, Birmingham, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Edith Florence Craxford,   b. 5 Feb 1898, Kings Newnham, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1999  (Age 101 years)
     4. William John Craxford,   b. 7 Jan 1900, Aston, Birmingham, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1911, Aston, Birmingham, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     5. Ruth Craxford,   b. 20 Jan 1901, Aston Manor, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1994  (Age 92 years)
     6. Francis George Craxford,   b. 20 Nov 1902, Aston, Birmingham, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1972  (Age 69 years)
     7. Ellen Elizabeth Craxford,   b. 10 Oct 1904, Birmingham, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 2004  (Age 100 years)
     8. Ethel Craxford,   b. 1906, Birmingham, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 41 years)
     9. Arthur Craxford,   b. 31 Oct 1908, Birmingham, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1989, Horncastle, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     10. Albert Joseph Craxford,   b. 13 Feb 1911, Aston Manor, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jun 1911, Aston Manor, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     11. William Thomas Craxford,   b. 12 Jun 1912, Aston, Birmingham, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1995, Birmingham, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Photos
    William and Ellen Elizabeth Craxford
    William and Ellen Elizabeth Craxford
    Arthur, William (Jnr) and Francis
    Arthur, William (Jnr) and Francis
    The sons of William and Elizabeth Craxford
    Arthur, Frank and William Craxford
    Arthur, Frank and William Craxford
    The three sons of William and Elizabeth Craxford (Kings Newnham, Warwickshire)
    Craxford Golden Wedding Celebration
    Craxford Golden Wedding Celebration
    The Celebrants:
    (Standing) Arthur, Frank, William
    Ruth, (Seated) Edith and Elsie, Ellen (Nelly)
    Last Modified 5 May 2006 
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jun 1872 - Kings Newnham, Warwickshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Craxford
    William Craxford
    Father of Arthur, Francis and William Craxford
    William Craxford
    William Craxford
    A study of William as a young man

    BMD Certificates
    BC: Craxford, William (1872)
    BC: Craxford, William (1872)
    Son of John and Maria Craxford of King's Newnham

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] 1891 England Census, Newnham Regis RG12/2456 58 1 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S19] 1901 England Census, Aston RG13 2887 101 3 21 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S284] 1911 England Census, Aston Manor RG14PN18310 RG78PN1102 RD385 SD4 ED41 SN52 (Reliability: 4).

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

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


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