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Joe Craxford

Joe Craxford

Male 1878 - 1963  (85 years)

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  • Name Joe Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 1878  Kings Newnham, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 11 Aug 1878  St Peter's Church, Church Lawford, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    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  [3
    Occupation 1891 
    Errand boy 
    Military Service Between 1899 and 1902 
    Boer War 
    Military Award 1900  South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    MD Royal Warwickshire Regiment (mentioned in dispatches) 
    Occupation 1909 
    Farm waggoner 
    Residence 1911  Barby Lodge Farm, Rugby, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation
    • Drayman for LMS Railway
    Occupation
    • Horse-drawn hearse driver
    Occupation 1911 
    Shepherd 
    Occupation 1926 
    Coachman 
    Occupation 1941 
    Undertaker 
    Died 1963  Coventry, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I69  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  [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 Ada Emma Walden,   b. Abt 1877, Berkswell, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married 1905  Rugby, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Reference:
    Children 
     1. John Craxford,   b. 11 Apr 1906, Bulford, Rugby, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1988, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Katherine May Craxford,   b. 6 Mar 1909, Newnham Regis, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Eleanor Craxford,   b. Bef 1911,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Cathleen Craxford,   b. 1912,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Helena Mary Craxford,   b. 1914, Rugby, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2005 
    Family ID F115  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1878 - Kings Newnham, Warwickshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Queen's South Africa Campaign Medal (and three clasps)
    Queen's South Africa Campaign Medal (and three clasps)
    Awarded to Pte J Craxford for service in the Boer War

  • Sources 
    1. [S28] Personal contact: John Craxford.

    2. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Rugby 6d 570 (JFM 1878) (Reliability: 3).

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

    4. [S284] 1911 England Census, Rugby Crick RG14PN18616 RG78PN1113 RD391 SD2 ED5 (Reliability: 4).

    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 1013 (JAS 1905) (Reliability: 3).


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