The Craxford Family Magazine Red Pages
Charles William Craxford

Charles William Craxford

Male 1862 - 1937  (74 years)

 Set As Default Person    

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

Click the small spyglass icon (spyglass) at the end of any line to show you all people who have had events associated with that place.

  • Name Charles William Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Residence 1862  Burton Road, Derby, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 9 Aug 1862  Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Also known as Charles W Craxford 
    Residence 1871  Inkerman Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1881  59, Saltley Road, Aston, Birmingham, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He was staying with hairdresser William F Ingram
    Occupation 1881 
    Hairdresser's assistant 
    Residence 1891  112, Fenton Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1901  13, Winfield Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1906  16, Royal Park Avenue, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1909-1911  14, Wrangthorn Terrace, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1911  16, Bridge End, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Hairdresser 
    Residence 1937  24, Bridle Path, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 11 Jul 1937  Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I238  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford), Branch for Wainwright, Liston-Smith based on Leonard K Wainwright (553) and John Cotterill (634)
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2020 

    Father William Craxford,   b. Apr 1834, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1871, Wolverhampton, West Midlands Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Mother Harriet Wild,   b. 1831, Derby, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 21 Oct 1861  Christ Church, Derby, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Reference:
    Witnesses 21 Oct 1861 
    Hannah Wild (her sister) 
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, William (1861) and Harriet Wild
    MC: Craxford, William (1861) and Harriet Wild
    Married soon after his return from service in the Royal Marines and on the west coast of Canada
    Family ID F54  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 1 Emily Jane Turner,   b. 5 Aug 1861, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1902, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1886  Catholic Apostolic Church, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Reference:
    Witnesses 27 Dec 1886 
    William Greenwood Turner (her brother); Sarah Ann Turner (her sister) 
    Children 
     1. Florence Craxford,   b. 9 Sep 1890, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Henry Craxford,   b. 7 May 1894, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1980, York, North Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Nellie Craxford,   b. 7 May 1894, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965, St James Hospital, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Photos
    Florence, Henry and Nellie Craxford
    Florence, Henry and Nellie Craxford
    The children of Charles William Craxford and Emily Turner. Henry and Nellie were twins. Henry is in first world war uniform
    Florence, Nellie and Henry Craxford
    Florence, Nellie and Henry Craxford
    A woodland study
    Florence Craxford with her younger brother Henry
    Florence Craxford with her younger brother Henry
    A study captured by Charles Craxford
    Henry and Nellie Craxford
    Henry and Nellie Craxford
    The twins of Charles William Craxford
    Charles William Craxford
    Charles William Craxford
    An idyllic study with his daughter Florence
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, Charles William (1886) and Emily Jane Turner
    MC: Craxford, Charles William (1886) and Emily Jane Turner
    Charles' first marriage
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Rowell Robson,   b. 1878, Chester-le-Street, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 26 Dec 1904  Catholic Apostolic Church, Leeds, West Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    • Reference:
    Witnesses 26 Dec 1904 
    Florence Craxford (his daughter) 
    Photos
    Elizabeth Robson
    Elizabeth Robson
    A rural scene. The three children, Florence, Henry and Nellie are on the gate behind her
    Elizabeth Robson with Florence and Nellie Craxford
    Elizabeth Robson with Florence and Nellie Craxford
    A street scene. Elizabeth is pictured with Charles William's two daughters
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, Charles WIlliam (1904) and Elizabeth Rowell Robson
    MC: Craxford, Charles WIlliam (1904) and Elizabeth Rowell Robson
    Charles' second marriage - again taking place at the Catholic Apostolic Church, Cromer Road, Leeds
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F165  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Aug 1862 - Derbyshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Dec 1886 - Catholic Apostolic Church, Leeds, West Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - 112, Fenton Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Dec 1904 - Catholic Apostolic Church, Leeds, West Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1909-1911 - 14, Wrangthorn Terrace, Leeds, West Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Maps 
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location/Street       : District/Village       : City/Town       : County/State       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Charles William Craxford
    Charles William Craxford
    His branch of the family moved away from Northamptonshire through Derbyshire to Leeds
    Charles William Craxford
    Charles William Craxford
    He was an avid photographer and many of his subjects have been preserved
    Craxford Hair Salon
    Craxford Hair Salon
    View taken from Leeds Bridge westward showing No.16, Bridge End, Craxford hairdressers and No.18, Samuel Wainwright, cricket bat manufacturer, as well as the backs of Nettleton joiner and Henderson plumber on Tenter Lane. It is also known (from the 1911 England census) that the premises as 12 and 14 were occupied by Charles sister, Lizzie, and their step father who owned a tailoring business. These premises have wooden outbuildings on piles into the River Aire.
    Photograph reproduced with permission
    Leeds Library and Information Service

    BMD Certificates
    BC: Craxfordcrax, Charles William (1862)
    BC: Craxfordcrax, Charles William (1862)
    Son of William Craxford and Harriet Wild

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Derby 7b 387 (JAS 1862) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S17] 1891 England Census, Leeds West RG12/3703 53 91 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S67] 1901 Wales Census, Leeds West Leeds RG13/4232 13 17 (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S284] 1911 England Census, Leeds Kirkstall RG14PN27075 RG78PN1549 RD500 SD4 ED22 SN180 (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Leeds 9b 319 (JAS 1937) (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Derby 7b 625 (OND 1861) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S21] Yorkshire BMD Indexes, Marriage Index 1886 RB/88/176 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S21] Yorkshire BMD Indexes, Marriage Index 1904 Leeds RB/152/50 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Leeds 9b 956 (Dec 1904) (Reliability: 3).


Return to Top of Page

Internet Beacon Diamond Site - 2010
Project Honey Pot Safesurf web site