See also

Family of Stanley Lawrence Charles Cracknell and Elizabeth Jane Bowtle

Husband: Stanley Lawrence Charles Cracknell (1881- )
Wife: Elizabeth Jane Bowtle (1881- )
Children: Reginald Stanley Cracknell Bowtle (1900-1960)
Roland George Muar Cracknell (1902-1916)
Olive Gladys May Cracknell (1903-1980)
Lawrence Edward James Cracknell (1904-1905)
Millicent Alice Marion Cracknell (1906-1975)
Phyllis Mary Ann Cracknell (1907-1914)
Dorcas Violet Edith Cracknell (1908-1977)
Ellen Elizabeth Jane Cracknell (1910-1988)
Harold Walter Charles Cracknell (1911-1967)
Dora Cracknell (1913-2009)
Clarence Victor Cracknell (1914-2001)
Vera Maud Cracknell (1917-1990)
Marriage 7 December 1901 St. Thomas's Church, High Street, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England1
Stanley aged 19, Elizabeth aged 20, Brides father James Bowtle, Grooms father Seth Cracknell

Husband: Stanley Lawrence Charles Cracknell

Name: Stanley Lawrence Charles Cracknell1
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Occupation shepherd then an agricultural labourer2,3
Birth 21 December 1881 Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England2,3
Census 2 April 1911 (age 29) Little Stayes Farm, Rettendon, Essex, England2
married head of the household working as a shepherd and living in five rooms with his wife six children. Born in Bury St. Edmunds Suffolk
Census 29 September 1939 (age 57) 1 Smithers Farm, Sutton, Essex, England3
a married farm labourer living with his wife Elizabeth and son Stanley. Born on 21st December 1881

Wife: Elizabeth Jane Bowtle

Name: Elizabeth Jane Bowtle4,5
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Elizabeth Jane Bowdell
Father: James Bowtle (1851-1935)
Mother: Mary Jane Hance (1852?-1937)
Birth 7 December 1881 Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England2,3,4,5
Baptism 15 January 1882 (age 0) St. Thomas's Church, High Street, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England1
Census 5 April 1891 (age 9) South Street, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England5
daughter attending school and living in four rooms with her parents James and Jane, brothers Fred, George, Walter, Arthur, Edward and James, and sister Jane. Born in Bradwell on Sea Essex
Census 31 March 1901 (age 19) 19 Queen Anne Grove, Acton, London, England6
Servant, aged 20, unmarried, general servant domestic. Born in Bradwell.
Census 2 April 1911 (age 29) Little Stayes Farm, Rettendon, Essex, England2
married wife living in five rooms with her husband and six children. Born in Bradwell on Sea Essex. Married for nine years, seven children of which six are still living
Census 29 September 1939 (age 57) 1 Smithers Farm, Sutton, Essex, England3
a married housewife living with her husband Stanley and son Stanley. Born on 7th December 1881

Child 1: Reginald Stanley Cracknell Bowtle

Name: Reginald Stanley Cracknell Bowtle1,7
Sex: Male
Alt. Name: Reginald Stanley Cracknell-Bowtle8
Spouse: Lily Anne Wagstaff (1899-1980)
Occupation shepherd9
Birth 1 April 1900 Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England7,9,10,11
Census 31 March 1901 (age 1) South Street, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England10
grandson living in four rooms with his grandparents James and Jane, uncles Walter, Edward, James and John, and aunt Jane. Born in Bradwell on Sea Essex
Census 2 April 1911 (age 11) Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England11
grandson attending school and living in four rooms with his grandparents James and Jane, uncles Edward, James and John, and aunt Jane. Born in Bradwell on Sea Essex
Census 29 September 1939 (age 39) 2 Pear Tree Cottages, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England9
a married shepherd living with his wife, two sons and some closed records. Born on 1st April 1900
Death Q1 1960 (age 59) Southend-on-Sea "Registration District", Essex, England12

Child 2: Roland George Muar Cracknell

Name: Roland George Muar Cracknell2,13
Sex: Male
Alt. Name: Roland George Muir Cracknell14
Birth Q3 1902 Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England2,13
Census 2 April 1911 (age 8) Little Stayes Farm, Rettendon, Essex, England2
son as Rowland Cracknell living in five rooms with his parents and five siblings. Born in Bradwell on Sea Essex
Death Q4 1916 (age 14) Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England14

Child 3: Olive Gladys May Cracknell

Name: Olive Gladys May Cracknell2,15
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Olive Gladys May Bewers16
Spouse: John William Bewers (1904-1980)
Birth 16 May 1903 Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England2,15,17,18
Census 2 April 1911 (age 7) Little Stayes Farm, Rettendon, Essex, England2
daughter living in five rooms with her parents and five siblings. Born in Bradwell on Sea Essex
Census 29 September 1939 (age 36) Pear Tree Cottages, Shot Road, Rawreth, Essex, England17
married doing unpaid domestic duties and living with her husband, two children and a closed record (presumably son Robert). Born on 16th May 1903
Death Q3 1980 (age 77) Southend-on-Sea "Registration District", Essex, England18

Child 4: Lawrence Edward James Cracknell

Name: Lawrence Edward James Cracknell19
Sex: Male
Birth Q3 1904 Maldon "Registration District", Essex, England19
Death Q1 1905 (age 0) Maldon "Registration District", Essex, England20

Child 5: Millicent Alice Marion Cracknell

Name: Millicent Alice Marion Cracknell2,21
Sex: Female
Spouse: Kenneth Seth Cracknell (1904-1971)
Birth 2 March 1906 Cold Norton, Essex, England2,21,22,23
Census 2 April 1911 (age 5) Little Stayes Farm, Rettendon, Essex, England2
daughter living in five rooms with her parents and five siblings. Born in Cold Norton Essex
Census 29 September 1939 (age 33) Wealds Cottages, Toot Hill, Chipping Ongar, Essex, England22
married doing unpaid domestic duties and living with her husband, a closed record and a son. Born on 2nd March 1906
Death Q4 1975 (age 69) Southend-on-Sea "Registration District", Essex, England23

Child 6: Phyllis Mary Ann Cracknell

Name: Phyllis Mary Ann Cracknell2,24
Sex: Female
Birth Q4 1907 Cold Norton, Essex, England2,24
Census 2 April 1911 (age 3) Little Stayes Farm, Rettendon, Essex, England2
daughter living in five rooms with her parents and five siblings. Born in Cold Norton Essex
Death Q3 1914 (age 6) Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England25

Child 7: Dorcas Violet Edith Cracknell

Name: Dorcas Violet Edith Cracknell2,26
Sex: Female
Spouse: Arthur Lucius Cresswell (1901-1969)
Birth 16 December 1908 Rettendon, Essex, England2,26,27,28
Census 2 April 1911 (age 2) Little Stayes Farm, Rettendon, Essex, England2
daughter living in five rooms with her parents and five siblings. Born in Rettendon Essex
Census 29 September 1939 (age 30) 3 Crouch View Cottages, Chelmsford, Essex, England27
married doing unpaid domestic duties and living with her husband, two closed records and a Percy Frederick Matthews. Born on 6th December 1908
Death Q3 1977 (age 68) Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England28

Child 8: Ellen Elizabeth Jane Cracknell

Name: Ellen Elizabeth Jane Cracknell2,29
Sex: Female
Nickname: Nellie
Alt. Name: Helen E J Cracknell30
Alt. Name: Ellen Elizabeth J Harper31
Spouse: William Robert Harper (1899-1980)
Birth 12 February 1910 Rettendon, Essex, England2,29,31,32
Census 2 April 1911 (age 1) Little Stayes Farm, Rettendon, Essex, England2
daughter as Nellie Cracknell living in five rooms with her parents and five siblings. Born in Rettendon Essex
Census 29 September 1939 (age 29) 1 Fremnells Cottages, Quiel Way, Chelmsford, Essex, England32
a married domestic housewife living with her husband, a closed record and sister Vera Cracknell. Born on 12th February 1910
Death Q3 1988 (age 78) Brentwood "Registration District", Essex, England31

Child 9: Harold Walter Charles Cracknell

Name: Harold Walter Charles Cracknell33,34
Sex: Male
Spouse: Bessie Ada Reed (1911-1986)
Occupation road labourer35
Birth 13 May 1911 Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England33,35
Baptism 5 September 1911 (age 0) All Saints Church, Church Chase, Rettendon, Essex, England34
son of Stanley Laurence Charles Cracknell (shepherd) and Elizabeth Jane of Rettendon, a private baptism
Criminal Witness 28 June 1930 (age 19) Chelmsford Magistrates' Court, Chelmsford, Essex, England36
where Albert Brown pleaded not guilty to threatening Harold with a revolver following Harold having improper relations with Albert's wife. Albert pleaded 'great provocation' and the case was dismissed and he had to pay 8s (~£18 in 2017) costs. Harold was told to keep away from this house and it would be an advantage if he got work outside this district
Census 29 September 1939 (age 28) 9 Browns Avenue, Runwell, Essex, England35
a married road labourer (heavy worker) and A.R.P. worker living with his wife Bessie and daughter June. Born on 13th May 1911
Military Service 1943 (age 31-32) searchlight regiment37
being based in North Devon where he became friendly with Brenda Powell's family and helped them improve their life by moving to his parents farm near Rochford in Essex
Death Q1 1967 (age 55) Southend-on-Sea "Registration District", Essex, England38

Child 10: Dora Cracknell

Name: Dora Cracknell39
Sex: Female
Spouse: Albert William Little (1911-1992)
Birth 7 January 1913 Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England39,40
Census 29 September 1939 (age 26) May Hedges, Rettendon Common, Essex, England40
married doing unpaid domestic duties and living with her husband and a closed record. Born on 7th January 1913
Death 10 July 2009 (age 97) Southend-on-Sea "Registration District", Essex, England41

Child 11: Clarence Victor Cracknell

Name: Clarence Victor Cracknell42
Sex: Male
Birth 13 April 1914 Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England42,43
Death Q2 2001 (age 86-87) Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England43

Child 12: Vera Maud Cracknell

Name: Vera Maud Cracknell44,45
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Vera Maud Headley46
Spouse: Harold Headley (1916-1985)
Birth 21 July 1917 Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England32,44,45
Census 29 September 1939 (age 22) 1 Fremnells Cottages, Quiel Way, Chelmsford, Essex, England32
unmarried doing home duties and living with brother-in-law William Harper, sister Ellen and family. Born on 21st July 1917. Married a Headley at a later date
Death Q2 1990 (age 72) Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England45

Note on Husband: Stanley Lawrence Charles Cracknell

father Seth Cracknell

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Text From Source: aged 6
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Text From Source: aged 55
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