See also

Family of Stanley Lawrence Charles Cracknell and Elizabeth Jane Bowtle

Husband: Stanley Lawrence Charles Cracknell

  • Name:

  • Stanley Lawrence Charles Cracknell1

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • shepherd then an agricultural labourer2,3

  • Birth:

  • 21 Dec 1881

  • Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England2,3

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 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 Sep 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

  • Father:

  • James Bowtle (1851-1935)

  • Mother:

  • Mary Jane Hance (1852?-1937)

  • Birth:

  • 7 Dec 1881

  • Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England2,3,4,5

  • Baptism:

  • 15 Jan 1882 (age 0)

  • St. Thomas's Church, High Street, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England1

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 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 Mar 1901 (age 19)

  • 19 Queen Anne Grove, Acton, London, England6

  •  

  • Servant, aged 20, unmarried, general servant domestic. Born in Bradwell.

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 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

  • Witness:

  • 28 Jun 1930 (age 48)

  • Elizabeth Jane Bowtle was a witness at Harold Walter Charles Cracknell court case which took place on 28 June 1930 in Chelmsford Magistrates' Court, Chelmsford, Essex, England

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 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

  • Spouse:

  • Lily Anne Wagstaff (1899-1980)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • shepherd8

  • Birth:

  • 1 Apr 1900

  • Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England7,8,9,10

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 1)

  • South Street, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England9

  •  

  • 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 Apr 1911 (age 11)

  • Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England10

  •  

  • 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 Sep 1939 (age 39)

  • 2 Pear Tree Cottages, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England8

  •  

  • a married shepherd living with his wife, two sons and some closed records. Born on 1st April 1900

  • Witness:

  • 15 Feb 1941 (age 40)

  • Reginald Stanley Cracknell Bowtle witnessed the marriage of Louis Raymond Joslin and Vera Dorcas Bowtle on Saturday on 15 February 1941 in St. Thomas's Church, High Street, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England

  • Death:

  • Q1 1960 (age 59)

  • Southend-on-Sea "Registration District", Essex, England11

Child 2: Roland George Muar Cracknell

  • Name:

  • Roland George Muar Cracknell2,12

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • Q3 1902

  • Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England2,12

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 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, England13

Child 3: Olive Gladys May Cracknell

  • Name:

  • Olive Gladys May Cracknell2,14

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • John William Bewers (1904-1980)

  • Birth:

  • 16 May 1903

  • Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, England2,14,15,16

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 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 Sep 1939 (age 36)

  • Pear Tree Cottages, Shot Road, Rawreth, Essex, England15

  •  

  • 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, England16

Child 4: Lawrence Edward James Cracknell

  • Name:

  • Lawrence Edward James Cracknell17

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • Q3 1904

  • Maldon "Registration District", Essex, England17

  • Death:

  • Q1 1905 (age 0)

  • Maldon "Registration District", Essex, England18

Child 5: Millicent Alice Marion Cracknell

  • Name:

  • Millicent Alice Marion Cracknell2,19

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Kenneth Seth Cracknell (1904-1971)

  • Birth:

  • 2 Mar 1906

  • Cold Norton, Essex, England2,19,20,21

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 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 Sep 1939 (age 33)

  • Wealds Cottages, Toot Hill, Chipping Ongar, Essex, England20

  •  

  • 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, England21

Child 6: Phyllis Mary Ann Cracknell

  • Name:

  • Phyllis Mary Ann Cracknell2,22

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • Q4 1907

  • Cold Norton, Essex, England2,22

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 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, England23

Child 7: Dorcas Violet Edith Cracknell

  • Name:

  • Dorcas Violet Edith Cracknell2,24

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Arthur Lucius Cresswell (1901-1969)

  • Birth:

  • 16 Dec 1908

  • Rettendon, Essex, England2,24,25,26

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 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 Sep 1939 (age 30)

  • 3 Crouch View Cottages, Chelmsford, Essex, England25

  •  

  • 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, England26

Child 8: Ellen Elizabeth Jane Cracknell

  • Name:

  • Ellen Elizabeth Jane Cracknell2,27

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Nickname:

  • Nellie

  • Spouse:

  • William Robert Harper (1899-1980)

  • Birth:

  • 12 Feb 1910

  • Rettendon, Essex, England2,27,28,29

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 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 Sep 1939 (age 29)

  • 1 Fremnells Cottages, Quiel Way, Chelmsford, Essex, England28

  •  

  • 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, England29

Child 9: Harold Walter Charles Cracknell

  • Name:

  • Harold Walter Charles Cracknell30,31

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Bessie Ada Reed (1911-1986)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • road labourer32

  • Birth:

  • 13 May 1911

  • Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England30,32

  • Baptism:

  • 5 Sep 1911 (age 0)

  • All Saints Church, Church Chase, Rettendon, Essex, England31

  •  

  • son of Stanley Laurence Charles Cracknell (shepherd) and Elizabeth Jane of Rettendon, a private baptism

  • Criminal Witness:

  • 28 Jun 1930 (age 19)

  • Chelmsford Magistrates' Court, Chelmsford, Essex, England33

  •  

  • 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 Sep 1939 (age 28)

  • 9 Browns Avenue, Runwell, Essex, England32

  •  

  • 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 regiment34

  •  

  • 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, England35

Child 10: Dora Cracknell

  • Name:

  • Dora Cracknell36

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Albert William Little (1911-1992)

  • Birth:

  • 7 Jan 1913

  • Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England36,37

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 26)

  • May Hedges, Rettendon Common, Essex, England37

  •  

  • married doing unpaid domestic duties and living with her husband and a closed record. Born on 7th January 1913

  • Death:

  • 10 Jul 2009 (age 97)

  • Southend-on-Sea "Registration District", Essex, England38

Child 11: Clarence Victor Cracknell

  • Name:

  • Clarence Victor Cracknell39

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • 13 Apr 1914

  • Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England39,40

  • Death:

  • Q2 2001 (age 86-87)

  • Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England40

Child 12: Vera Maud Cracknell

  • Name:

  • Vera Maud Cracknell41,42

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Harold Headley (1916-1985)

  • Birth:

  • 21 Jul 1917

  • Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England28,41,42

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 22)

  • 1 Fremnells Cottages, Quiel Way, Chelmsford, Essex, England28

  •  

  • 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, England42

Note on Husband: Stanley Lawrence Charles Cracknell

father Seth Cracknell

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2.

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