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William Fox Crabtree (1859-1927) of Crabtree and Co
1859 Born in Highworth, Swindon
1861 Listed in Swindon with his mother Mary H. Crabtree, Engine Fitter Wife, and his brother James. R. Crabtree age 10 days.
1871 Listed in Birmingham with his mother Mary H. Crabtree, a Widow and Tobacconist, and his sister Mary age 8.
1891 Listed at Gorleston with his wife as a Mechanical Engineer and employer.
c.1893 Birth of son William Spencer Crabtree
1911 Living at Stockville, 74 Southtown, Great Yarmouth:
W. F. Crabtree (age 51 born Swindon), Engineer and Ship Builder - Employer. With his wife Lilian Crabtree (age 42 born Richmond, Yks) and their son W. S. Crabtree (age 18 born Great Yarmouth), Engineering Pupil, and their daughter Mildred Crabtree (age 14 born Great Yarmouth). One servant.