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Major Cosmo Stafford Crawley

Male 1904 - 1989  (84 years)


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  • Name Cosmo Stafford Crawley 
    Title Major 
    Born 27 May 1904  Chelsea, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    95 Elm Park Gardens 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Acaster Malbis and Bishopthorpe, Yorkshire-East Riding, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 6; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son 
    Arrival 28 Aug 1925  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Departure 9 Apr 1936  Southampton, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arrival 13 Mar 1947  Southampton, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 10 Feb 1989  Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2274  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2019 

    Father Rev. Canon Arthur Stafford Crawley,   b. 18 Oct 1876, Tressady, Sutherland, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1948, Clewer, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Anstice Katherine Gibbs,   b. 12 Sep 1881, Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1963, Chelsea, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1903  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F804  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosemary Christie-Miller,   b. 18 May 1907, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1999, Leominster, Herefordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1930  Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Veronica Crawley
    +2. Camilla Crawley,   b. 1 Mar 1936,   d. 26 Nov 2018, St Thomas's Hospital, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +3. Henrietta Rose Crawley
     4. Rosanna Margaret Crawley
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Baptised at St. Luke's, Chelsea. Educated at Harrow School 1918-22; matric at Oxford (Magdalen College) October 1922; 4th class Honours and BA 1925.

      At Harrow he was in the Cricket XI and Rackets Pair 1920-22. Fives Pair 1921 and 1922. Played Rackets and Royal Tennis First string for Oxford 1923-25. At cricket awarded a Harlequin 1925. Joined Messrs. C. T. Bowring & Co. (Insurance) 1925, a Director 1934-67. Consultant 1967-73. Underwriting Member of Lloyds 1927 to date. Amateur Singles Champion of Rackets 1929. Amateur Doubles Champion 1931-1936-1938-1939-1946. Captain of British Rackets Team v. U.S.A. 1947, winning International match, 5-2, in New York, personally successful in Singles and Doubles. Winner of Weston Rackets Doubles Chicago, and Canadian Doubles Montreal 1947. President of Harrow Wanderer's Cricket Club 1965.

      1938 Joined Supplementary Reserve of Coldstream Guards, serving 1939-45. A major in Petroleum Warfare Department 1943-45.

      Died 10 February 1989.

      Children: 4 daughters:

      (1) Sarah Veronica, born 1 Jan. 1933, m. Captain Ian Henderson, born 18 October 1918, Royal Horse Guards (died 31 Dec. 1969) and has issue - Shamus Henderson, married to Camilla Carolyn Adams on 31 August 1986 and they have two children James Archie born on 27 January 1988 and Laura Natasha born on 8 February 1990;

      (2) Camilla, born 1 March 1936, m. Captain Charles Worthington, Royal Horse Guards, and has issue;

      (3) Henrietta Rose, born 4 June 1937, married Captain Thomas Rendall Dunne and has issue, 2 sons and 2 daughters: (1) Nicholas Dunne who married Lady Jasmine Nancy Cavendish in 2003 and they have 3 children: Cosmo Edward Walker Dunne born 30 August 2006, Barnaby William Stoker Dunne born 6 August 2008 and Reggie Thomas Drew Dunne born on 3 October 2010; (2) Philip Martin Dunne (MP) born in 1958 and married to Dominica Margaret Anne Fraser (born in 1960) with issue - Evelyn Anne Margaret born in 1990, Mathilda Rose Phillipa born in 1992, Thomas Hugo Rendel born in 1995 and Edward Cosmo John born in 1998; (3) Camilla Rose Dunne (born in 1960) and who married The Hon. Rupert Soanes OBE (born in 1959) with issue - Arthur Christopher born in 1990, Daisy Blanche Griselda born in 1992 and Jack Winston Thomas born in 1994; and (4) Letitia Anne Dunne (born in 1965).

      (4) Rosanna Margaret, born 10 Nov. 1946, married Captain David E. Bulmer and has issue.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Address:
    95 Elm Park Gardens - 27 May 1904 - Chelsea, London
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 6; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son - 2 Apr 1911 - Acaster Malbis and Bishopthorpe, Yorkshire-East Riding, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 28 Aug 1925 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jul 1930 - Westminster, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeparture - 9 Apr 1936 - Southampton, Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 13 Mar 1947 - Southampton, Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Feb 1989 - Westminster, London Link to Google Earth
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