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James Craxford

Male 1835 - 1878  (42 years)


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  • Name James Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 11 Oct 1835  Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 17 Oct 1835  Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1851  (35), The Hill, Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1871  Tower of London, Aldgate, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Soldier 
    • Indexed as Croxford
    Residence 1878  Infantry Barracks, Windsor, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1878 
    Private, Coldstream Guards 
    Died 4 Oct 1878  Windsor, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: Suicide by cutting throat while of unsound mind 
    Inquest 5 Oct 1878 
    Before Henry A Marlin, Coroner for Borough of New Windsor 
    Person ID I974  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2015 

    Father William Craxford,   b. 1804, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1881, Rothwell, Kettering, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Oliver,   b. 1815, Drayton, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1856, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1833  Bringhurst, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference:
    Witnesses 28 Nov 1833 
    David Tansley; Elizabeth Peach 
    Census Returns
    RG: Craxford, William (1861) and family
    RG: Craxford, William (1861) and family
    William, now a widower, is living with his sons John and Thomas in the Northamptonshire village of Middleton.
    Craxford William W Head 55 Agricultural Labourer Northampton, Middleton
    Craxford John S Son 27 Agricultural Labourer Northampton, Middleton
    Craxford Thomas S Son 23 Tailor Northampton, Middleton
    English census RG9/958 Kettering Corby 48 14
    RG: Craxford, William (1871) and family
    RG: Craxford, William (1871) and family
    William lived in Middleton with his son John at the time of the 1871 census. John married Sarah Anne Claypole later that year.
    Craxford William W Head 64 Agricultural Labourer Northampton Cottingham
    Craxford John S Son 36 Agricultural Labourer Northampton Middleton
    English Census RG10/1506 45 7
    Family ID F45  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Oct 1835 - Middleton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 17 Oct 1835 - Middleton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Middleton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
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  • BMD Certificates
    DC: Craxford, James (1878)
    DC: Craxford, James (1878)
    The son of William Craxford and Elizabeth Oliver, his death by suicide whilst enrolled in the Army is noted.

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Bishop's Transcripts 1813-1864, Cottingham with Middleton 742 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S63] 1841 England Census, Kettering Rothwell HO107/797 197 4 6 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S27] 1871 England Census, RG10/526 Whitechapel Aldgate 42 19 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Windsor 2c 309 (OND 1878) (Reliability: 4).


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