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Roy Victor Craxford

Roy Victor Craxford

Male 1901 - 1961  (60 years)

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  • Name Roy Victor Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 21 Jul 1901  Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 14 Aug 1901  All Saints Church, West Dulwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1901-1911  120, Thurlow Park Road, West Dulwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Education 1926  Dulwich, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dulwich College 
    Sports 1924-1927  Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location 
    T.T. races 
    Also known as Crauford 
    Residence 1933  236, Croxted Road, Camberwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1938  166, Clive Road, Norwood, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1949  106, Crystal Palace Park Road, Sydenham, Lewisham, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 30 Nov 1961  Westminster Hospital, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: Myocardial failure; aortic stenosis 
    • Curiously, his death is entered in the BMD indexes twice (once as Crauford, once as Craxford) with the same reference number
    Person ID I1470  Extended Craxford Family | The Craxfords of London - including Crauford - not yet attached to the main trunk
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2019 

    Father William Samuel Craxford,   b. 5 Jul 1856, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1914, West Dulwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Fanny Elizabeth Lupino Hook,   b. 1860, Shoreditch, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1916, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 3 Jul 1878  St Giles Church, Camberwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Witnesses 3 Jul 1878 
    George and Rosina Lupino Hook (her parents) 
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, William Samuel (1878) and Fannie Hook.
    MC: Craxford, William Samuel (1878) and Fannie Hook.
    Fannie was a daughter of George Hook Lupina and aunt of Henry George Lupino - stage name Lupino Lane
    Family ID F254  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 1 Margaret Evelyn Ada Llewellyn,   b. 1904, Croydon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 23 May 1925  St Bartholomew's Church, Sydenham, Lewisham, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witnesses 23 May 1925 
    Arthur Francois Craxford (his brother); Lilian Fanny Craxford (his sister) 
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, Roy Victor (1925) and Margaret Evelyn Llewellyn
    MC: Craxford, Roy Victor (1925) and Margaret Evelyn Llewellyn
    Roy's first marriage, witnessed by his brother and sister
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F10447  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 2 Hilda Fountain,   b. 16 Jun 1906,   d. May 1993, Croydon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1933  Register Office, Camberwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Witnesses 1 Jul 1933 
    Lilian Craxford (his sister); R M Bartlett 
    Children 
     1. Living
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, Roy Victor (1933) and Hilda Fountain
    MC: Craxford, Roy Victor (1933) and Hilda Fountain
    Roy's second marriage. His sister Lilian was again a witness
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2012 
    Family ID F438  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901-1911 - 120, Thurlow Park Road, West Dulwich, London Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location/Street       : District/Village       : City/Town       : County/State       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Roy with motorcycle
    Roy with motorcycle
    He rode this P.V. motorcycle in the 1923 Isle of Man T.T. race
    Roy Victor Craxford
    Roy Victor Craxford
    Detail from photograph with his motorcycle

    BMD Certificates
    BC: Craxford, Roy Victor (1901)
    BC: Craxford, Roy Victor (1901)
    Son of the proprietor of the Britannia Theatre. Note the link to the Lupino family. He may have changed his name to Crauford later in life
    DC: Craxford, Roy Victor (1961)
    DC: Craxford, Roy Victor (1961)
    Roy died of the complications of valvular heart disease. Note that both spellings of his surname (including Crauford) are included on the certificate.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Lambeth 1d 525 (JAS 1901) (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S284] 1911 England Census, Lambeth Norwood RG14PN2133 RG78PN73 RD25 SD5 ED34 SN186 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S427] London, England, Electoral Registers 1847-1965, Southwark - Camberwell Dulwich (33) Polling District No 18 Ward (Ruskin) Page 26 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S427] London, England, Electoral Registers 1847-1965, Norwood Knight's Hill Ward Polling District L Page 755 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Westminster 5c 407 (OND 1961) (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Camberwell 1d 1020 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Camberwell 1d 2170 (JAS 1933) (Reliability: 3).


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