William Charles Crawford
(Abt 1797-Bef 1818)
Mary Milburn
(Abt 1797-1878)
James William Crawford
(Abt 1812-1862)
Edna Harris
(Abt 1812-1883)
John Crawford


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1. Ann Field

John Crawford

  • Born: 29 Oct 1830, Plumstead, Kent, England
  • Christened: 21 Nov 1830, St Mary Magdalene Parish Church, Woolwich, Kent, England
  • Marriage (1): Ann Field on 10 Oct 1852 in Parish Church of Greenwich, Greenwich, Kent, England
  • Died: Sept Quar 1916, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England aged 85
  • Buried: Sep Qua 1916, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

bullet  General Notes:

1841 Census: Age 13, Living: Spray Buildings, Plumstead, Kent, England, with Grandmother Mary and step Grandfather James...

1851 Census: Aged 20....Living in Lodgings at Sidney Arms, 122 Lewisham Road, Lewisham, England...Living with the Tures family...Occ: Pot Man.

1861 Census: Aged 30...Living 65 King Street, Woolwich, Kent, England...Occ Painter at Hill Dockyard, Kent, England....(info provided by Judy Smith which was found at

The family appear to have moved from Kent to Hampshire between September 1868 and 2 April 1871 (year last child was born in Kent and year of the 1871 Census).......

1871 Census: Age 40 ...Living: 3 Besant Terrace, Portsea, Hampshire, England...Occ: Leading man of Labourer Dockyard? (census not very clear on Occ) (info provided by Judy Smith which was found at

1881: From his childrens cristening records, he was a Foreman of labour.

1881 Census: Name as Cranford, Living at 33 Besant Road, Portsea, Hampshire...Leading Man Of Labourers Store Branch H M Dockyard...age: 50...

In 1890 (at the time of Selina's Marriage) John`s Occ was Foreman DY....

1891 Census: Living at 33 Besant Road, Portsea, Hampshire, Occ: Leading Man of Labourers store, dockyard...age 60...

1893: Aug, John was a Witness at Daughter, Harriets wedding, his occ was Pensioner....

1901 Census: Living at 33 Besant Road, Portsea, Hampshire, Occ: Retired Leading Man of Labouers store, dockyard...age 70...Living on his own....Listed as Widower.....

1911 Census: Age 80, Living: 33 Besant Street, Portsea, hampshire, Occ: Pensioner H M D Dockyard, Portsmouth, with Daughter Ada and her 4 children....

Age 85 at the time of his death


John married Ann Field, daughter of William Field and Elizabeth Carter, on 10 Oct 1852 in Parish Church of Greenwich, Greenwich, Kent, England. (Ann Field was born in 1831 in Watton, Hertfordshire, England, christened on 27 Feb 1831 in Watton at Stone, Hertfore, Hertfordshire, England and died in 1900 in Portsea Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Not married on 1851 Census, but are on 1861 Census...
Marriage: Free BMD and Ancestry.

Both of Full Age and Single at the time of their Marriage, John's Occupation was Labourer. Both were living in Greenwich Road, Greenwich, Kent, England.
Johns Father was James William Crawford. Occ: Smith
Anns Father was William Field. Occ: Labourer.
Witnesess's: Mary Ann Freeman and James William Crawford...

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