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William Craggs

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1822 Born in Aycliffe

1835 Engine driver for the Stockton and Darlington Railway

1840 Drove Locomotion

1851 Engine Driver, lived in Muggleswick, Durham, with Jane Craggs 28, John Craggs 7, Thomas Craggs 4, Ellen Craggs 1[1]

1861 Engine fitter, lived in Muggleswick, Durham, with Jane Craggs and their children[2]

1871 Railway engine driver, lived in Darlington, with Jane Craggs and their children[3]

1881 Railway engine driver, lived in Darlington, with Jane Craggs, Margaret Craggs 26, William Craggs 22, Robert Craggs 20[4]

1891 Steam engine fitter-maker, lived in Darlington, with Jane Craggs 68, Margaret Craggs 36[5]

1895 November. Died in Darlington[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1891 census
  6. National probate calendar
  • Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive by Robert Young. Published 1923.