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James Craxford

Male 1811 - 1898  (87 years)


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  • Name James Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 1811  Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841-1846  Chapel Lane, Little Addington, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1851  (77), The Hill, Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1861  (92), High Street, Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1871  (84), High Street, Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1846-1871 
    Farm Labourer 
    Residence 1881  (81), High Street, Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Also known as Tilley's Yard
    Residence 1891  (87), Lower Street, Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1891 
    In receipt of Parish relief 
    Died 7 Apr 1898  Raunds, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: Senile decay 
    Person ID I261  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford)
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2021 

    Father John Craxford,   b. Bef Nov 1774, Gretton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1848, Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ball,   b. 1775, Caldecott, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1837, Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1798  Caldecott, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference:
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 1 Comfort Tansley,   b. 5 Nov 1808, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1844, Little Addington, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1836  Little Addington, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Comfort Craxford,   b. 1837, Little Addington, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1904, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F73  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 2 Sarah Shaw,   b. 1822, Little Addington, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898, Kettering Union Workhouse, London Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1846  St Mary the Virgin, Little Addington, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Dinah Craxford,   b. 1847, Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1919, Raunds, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. {--?--} Craxford,   b. 15 Oct 1851, Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1851, Middleton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, James (1846) and Sarah Shaw
    MC: Craxford, James (1846) and Sarah Shaw
    This was his second marriage. His first wife, Comfort Tansley, had died two years before.
    Census Returns
    RG: Craxford, James (1871) and family
    RG: Craxford, James (1871) and family
    James Craxford lived with his second wife Sarah Shaw in Middleton,Northamptonshire.
    Craxford James M Head 64 Agricultural Labourer Northampton, Middleton
    Craxford Sarah M Wife 49 Northampton, Raunds

    English Census RG10/1506 Northampton Middleton 21 84
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2007 
    Family ID F300  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1811 - Gretton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Oct 1836 - Little Addington, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Oct 1846 - St Mary the Virgin, Little Addington, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Senile decay - 7 Apr 1898 - Raunds, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
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  • BMD Certificates
    DC: Craxford, James (1898)
    DC: Craxford, James (1898)
    The death was registered by his daughter, Comfort Cox

  • Sources 
    1. [S63] 1841 England Census, Thrapston HO107/803 2 4 16 (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S236] 1851 England Census, Kettering Rothwell HO107/1744 592 23 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S26] 1861 England Census, Kettering Corby RG9/958 46 54 25 (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S27] 1871 England Census, Kettering Corby RG10/1506 49 15 (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S17] 1891 England Census, Kettering RG12/1219 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Thrapstone 3b 115 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S55] Personal contact: Alan Clarke, Parish Church Little Addington (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S55] Personal contact: Alan Clarke, Thrapstone 15 765 (Dec 1846) (Reliability: 4).


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