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James Craxford[1, 2]

Male 1871 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name James Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born Mar 1871  Clerkenwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871-1891  8, Suffolk Street, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1901  337, Essex Road, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1908-1911  11, Canonbury Park South, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1901-1911 
    Fruiterer's salesman 
    Residence 1914  25, Corinth Road, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1915-1916  75, Canning Road, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Physical Description 1918  [6
    Ht: 5ft 5½in; Wt: 138lb; Chest: 33½in; Hair: dark; Eyes: Brown 
    Health 1918  [7
    Defective teeth 
    Military Service 1918  Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WWI; Private 66873; 1st (Reserve) Garrison Btn, Suffolk Regiment 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I227  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford), The Craxfords of London - including Crauford - not yet attached to the main trunk
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2010 

    Father James Craxford,   b. 31 May 1842, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1896, 8, Suffolk Street, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Frances Alice Thomas,   b. 29 Jul 1848, Drayton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932, Hendon, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1868  St Clement's Church, Barnsbury, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Reference: The marriage certificate notes that she is "a minor with concent"
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, James (1868) and Francis Alice Thomas
    MC: Craxford, James (1868) and Francis Alice Thomas
    James, a widower, was previously married to Ellen Bowley. Frances was 19 years old when she married.
    Census Returns
    RG: Craxford, James (1881) and family
    RG: Craxford, James (1881) and family
    1881. The family were living in Sussex Street. The family had been associated with No.8. for many years and have taken over No.7. as well. The youngest two children (Catherine and Robert) appear on the next page of the census.
    Craxford James       M Head 35 Greengrocer Surrey, Lambeth
    Craxford Frances A M Wife 32 Norfolk, Drayton
    Craxford Elizabeth M S Dau 16 Middx, Clerkenwell
    Craxford Frederick S Son 11 Scholar Middx, Clerkenwell
    Craxford James S Son 10 Scholar Middx, Clerkenwell
    Craxford Alice S Dau 8 Scholar Middx, Clerkenwell
    Craxford Henry S Son 4 Middx, Clerkenwell
    Craxford Catherine S Dau 2 Middx, Clerkenwell
    Craxford Robert S Son 9mo Middx, Clerkenwell

    Ref: England. RG11/353 Holborn Pentonville 43 18
    Family ID F67  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 1 Ada Isabella Montague,   b. 1876, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1900  St Peter's Church, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Banns were published 2nd, 9th and 16th December 1900
    Children 
     1. Winifred Mabel Craxford,   b. 1902, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F98  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 2 Ivy Evans,   b. 1886, Southampton, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1928, Chelsea, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 29 Aug 1906  Register Office, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    • Reference:
    Children 
     1. Ivy Marjorie Craxford,   b. 1906, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Frances Alice Craxford,   b. 13 Oct 1908, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. George James Craxford,   b. 1911, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1959, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     4. Jestina Mary Craxford,   b. 9 Mar 1912, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 2010, Barnet General Hospital, Barnet, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     5. Mary Craxford,   b. 3 Aug 1914, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1914, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. James Cornelius Craxford,   b. 17 May 1915, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1915, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Dorothy Craxford,   b. 28 Sep 1916, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1916, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. James Craxford,   b. Oct 1919, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1920, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, James (1906) and Ivy Evans
    MC: Craxford, James (1906) and Ivy Evans
    This was James' second marriage
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2005 
    Family ID F109  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar 1871 - Clerkenwell, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871-1891 - 8, Suffolk Street, Islington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1908-1911 - 11, Canonbury Park South, Islington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - WWI; Private 66873; 1st (Reserve) Garrison Btn, Suffolk Regiment - 1918 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location/Street       : District/Village       : City/Town       : County/State       : Country       : Not Set

  • BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, James (1906) and Ivy Evans
    MC: Craxford, James (1906) and Ivy Evans
    This was James' second marriage

  • Sources 
    1. [S166] Personal communication: Neil White.

    2. [S168] Personal Communication from Neil White.

    3. [S17] 1891 England Census, Holborn Pentonville RG12/226 46 36 (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S19] 1901 England Census, Islington RG13/186 76 18 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S284] 1911 England Census, Islington RG14PN922 RG78PN32 RD10 SD6 ED20 SN198 (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S320] British Army WWI Service Records 1914-1920, Pg 31898 (Reliability: 4).

    7. [S320] British Army WWI Service Records 1914-1920, Pg 31900 (Reliability: 4).

    8. [S24] Certified Copy of Entry of Marriage, PAS568431 (27/02/2002) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Islington 1b 357 (OND 1900) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S24] Certified Copy of Entry of Marriage, PAS588752/3 (14/05/2002) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Islington 1b 824 (JAS 1906) (Reliability: 3).


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