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John Craxford

Male 1831 - 1891  (60 years)


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  • Name John Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 1831  Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 21 Aug 1831  St Mary's Church, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1851  81, Commercial Road, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1861  Belle Vue Cottage, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1861  Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Of Independent Means 
    Residence 1881  88, Earls Down Road, Warbleton, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  56, Hanover Terrace, Brighton, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 19 Dec 1891  Brighton, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Effusion of blood on the brain, diseased liver and kidneys 
    Inquest 21 Dec 1891 
    by E Bush, Deputy Coroner for Brighton 
    Person ID I841  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 2 Oct 2010 

    Father John Craxford,   b. 7 Oct 1793, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1857, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Harriott Absalom,   b. 1798, Wandsworth, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1862, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1817  St Pancras Church, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Witnesses 30 Dec 1817 
    William and Anne Craxford (his parents) 
    Photos
    Folkestone, Kent
    Folkestone, Kent
    The central area of Folkestone. Shown is the site of The Battery and Belle Vue Cottage, the latter the home of John and Harriett Craxford in the 1850s. From: Old Ordnance Survey Maps: Folkestone 1906
    "The Godfrey Edition": Alan Godfrey Maps
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, John (1817) and Harriett Absalom
    MC: Craxford, John (1817) and Harriett Absalom
    Witnessed by his parents
    London, England Marriages and Banns 1754 - 1921
    Camden St Pancras Parish Church 1817 Page 235
    Census Returns
    RG: Craxford, Harriett (1861) and family
    RG: Craxford, Harriett (1861) and family
    After the death of her husband, John, Harriett continued to live at Belle Vue Cottage, Folkestone. Harriet and Mary Ann were the daughters of her daughter, Emma , and husband James Copeland Jones.
    Craxford Harriett  W Head 62 Independent      Wandsworth, London
    Craxford Frederick S Son 41 Timber Merchant St Pancras, Middx
    Craxford John S Son 27 Independent Lambeth, Surrey
    Jones Harriett S GDau 12 Scholar Bromley Middx
    Jones Mary Ann S GDau 6 Scholar Lambeth, Surrey
    Salace Eliza S Serv 18 Domestic Servant Margate, Kent
    England Census: RG9/551 Elham Folkestone 146 44
    RG: Craxford, Harriett (1851) and family
    RG: Craxford, Harriett (1851) and family
    Before moving to Folkestone, in Kent, the family lived in Lambeth, London. There is no record of husband, John, in the census return.
    Craxford Harriett  W Head 54 Wife to timber merchant Wandsworth, Surrey
    Craxford Frederick S Son 33 Lambeth, Surrey
    Craxford Anne S Dau 23 Lambeth, Surrey
    Craxford Jane S Dau 21 Lambeth, Surrey
    Craxford John S Son 20 St Pancras, Middx
    Mansall Louisa S Svnt 15 Domestic Lambeth, Surrey
    England Census HO107/1569 Lambeth Waterloo Road First 18 28
    Family ID F221  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Belle Vue Cottage, Folkestone, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Of Independent Means - 1861 - Folkestone, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Effusion of blood on the brain, diseased liver and kidneys - 19 Dec 1891 - Brighton, Sussex Link to Google Earth
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  • BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, John (1871) and Sarah Anne Claypole
    MC: Craxford, John (1871) and Sarah Anne Claypole
    Newfloridian's great grandfather
    DC: Craxford, John (1891)
    DC: Craxford, John (1891)
    He was the son of John and Harriott Craxford from London who moved to Folkestone, Kent around 1850

  • Sources 
    1. [S391] London, England Births and Baptisms, 1813 - 1906, (London Metropolitan Archives), Lambeth St Mary 1831 Page 31 (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S236] 1851 England Census, HO107/1569 18 28 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Brighton 2b 171 (OND 1891) (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S364] London, England, Marriages and Banns 1754-1921, (London Metropolitan Archives), Camden St Pancras Church 1817 Page 235 (Reliability: 3).


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