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Herbert Foxton Craggs

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Herbert Foxton Craggs (c1869-1955) of R. Craggs and Sons and others

c.1869 Born in Stockton

1899 Married Gwendoline Williams, in Cardiff[1]

1899 Chairman of the London and Channel Islands Steamship Co. Listed as the owner of Victory Yard Shipbuilding / Dry Dock, Goole

c.1903 Birth of sons Kenneth Foxton Craggs and Frank Foxton Craggs[2]

1911 Shipbuilder, living in Elloughton with Brough, Yorkshire

Chairman of Goole Shipbuilding and Repairing Co

1955 Died[3]. Probate granted to Kenneth Foxton Craggs and Frank Foxton Craggs, shipbuilders[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1911 census
  3. The Times Aug 17, 1955
  4. National Probate Calendar