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Alfred Lane Craxford

Alfred Lane Craxford

Male 1883 - 1928  (44 years)

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  • Name Alfred Lane Craxford 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 3 Aug 1883  Hoxton, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 7 Sep 1883  St Peter's Church, West Hackney, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1901  Clarendon Hotel, Chale, Isle of Wight Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1911  3, Woodberry Down, Finsbury Park, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1911 
    Comedian 
    Residence 1926  39, Midhurst Avenue, Haringey, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 17 Jan 1928  Hampstead, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 11 Feb 1928  St Pancras Cemetery, Camden, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cremated remains: Plot U1/50
    Person ID I877  Extended Craxford Family | The Craxfords of London - including Crauford - not yet attached to the main trunk
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2012 

    Father Alfred Lane Craxford,   b. 28 Feb 1859, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1944, Bute Court Hotel, Torquay, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Georgeana Forde Pigott,   b. 1856, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1945, Royston, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1882  St Peter's Church, West Hackney, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Witnesses 9 Oct 1882 
    William Craxford (his father); Louise Pigott (her sister) 
    Divorced Abt 1914 
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Craxford, Alfred Lane (1882) (Snr) and Georgina Pigott
    MC: Craxford, Alfred Lane (1882) (Snr) and Georgina Pigott
    The marriage took place in 1882 to Georgie Pigott. Her maiden name was also recorded as Forde on the birth certificate of their son Alfred Jnr
    Family ID F217  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Aug 1883 - Hoxton, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 7 Sep 1883 - St Peter's Church, West Hackney, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Clarendon Hotel, Chale, Isle of Wight Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - 3, Woodberry Down, Finsbury Park, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1926 - 39, Midhurst Avenue, Haringey, London Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Alfred Lane Craxford (Jnr)
    Alfred Lane Craxford (Jnr)
    From the book "Acting: Its Theory And Practice"

    BMD Certificates
    BC: Craxford, Alfred Lane (1883) (Jnr)
    BC: Craxford, Alfred Lane (1883) (Jnr)
    Born in August 1883, the son of Alfred Lane (Snr) and Georgie Craxford. Although her former name was given as Forde, this is registered as Pigott on the marriage certificate

    Bibliography
    THE IDLE HOURS OF THE VICTORIOUS INVALID
    THE IDLE HOURS OF THE VICTORIOUS INVALID
    ALFRED LANE CRAUFORD JNR (Author)

    Published by Chapman & Hall (1925)
    FormatL Hard cover 245 pages

    Newspaper Cuttings
    Alfred Lane Craxford - Student Prize
    Alfred Lane Craxford - Student Prize
    An award of a prize won at the Academy of Dramatic Art: A report in The Times Januarty 7th 1909 Issue 38850 (Ref: CS137295911)
    Alfred Lane Craxford - The Actor
    Alfred Lane Craxford - The Actor
    A review from The Times May 14th 1909 Issue 38959 (Ref: CS168622254)
    Lane Crauford delivers a lecture
    Lane Crauford delivers a lecture
    A notice appearing in The Times on January 5th 1921
    The Idle Hours of the Victorious Invalid
    The Idle Hours of the Victorious Invalid
    A review of Lane Crauford's work appeared in the Notes of Books section of the BMJ.
    British Medical Journal 1 (3403) 534 March 20th 1926

    Wills & Probate
    WILL: CRAXFORD, ALFRED LANE (JNR) (1928) - Page 1 & PROBATE
    WILL: CRAXFORD, ALFRED LANE (JNR) (1928) - Page 1 & PROBATE
    The will was drawn up in 1914. His maternal uncle, who was also uncle to Actress Mimi Crawford, was one of the witnesses.

    A transcript of this document will can be found at The Wills of the Craxfords of London

  • Sources 
    1. [S43] Certified Copy of an Entry of Birth, General Register Office: COL682121 (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S19] 1901 England Census, IoW RG13/1030 11 82 7 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S284] 1911 England Census, Hackney Stoke Newington RG14PN1007 RG78PN34 RD11 SD1 ED3 SN94 (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Hampstead 1a 755 (JFM 1928) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S24] Certified Copy of Entry of Marriage, Application No: COL682121; MXC056933 (Reliability: 4).


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