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Arthur Albert Crane (1861 - 1926)

Arthur Albert Crane
Born in Liverpool, Lancashire, Englandmap
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Died at age 64 in Liverpool, Lancashire, Englandmap
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Arthur Crane was born in Lancashire, England.

Arthur Albert Crane was born on 16 November 1861 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England (registration index vol 8b, page 176, line 59) [1]

The 1871 census lists Arthur as a 9 year old scholar living at 12 Springfield Street, Everton, Lancashire with his parents Mary (52) and William Crane (43) (a licensed victualler) and siblings Mary Ann (15) and James S (10) and a servant Mary Ellen Shaw (18). [2]

The 1881 census shows him a single and 19 years old, working as a wine and spirits merchant, living with his brother John Joseph Crane and sister in law Florence J Crane at 89 Upper Warwick Street, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire. At that stage Florence would have been pregnant with Arthur's nephew who was named after him. [3]

The 1901 census taken on the 31 March 1901 lists Arthur as a 39 year old commercial clerk living at 48 Eaton? Ave, Litherland, Lancashire in the ecclesiastical parish of St Philips Litherland and the registration district of West Derby. His family is living in Eaton Avenue. He lives with his wife Annie E and 3 children: Gladys, Wilson and Leslie. [4]

The 1911 census has Arthur Albert Crane working as a shipbuilder's labourer. He is married and living with his wife Annie Elizabeth Crane and 3 children: Gladys (19, born City of Liverpool), Wilson (18, born Egremont, Cheshire), and Leslie (14 born City of Liverpool, Lancashire) at 6 Clarence Road, Poulton cum Seacombe, Cheshire in the sub district of Wallasey, Birkenhead. He is 49 years old. [5]

Occupations 1881 Wine & Spirits Merchant (aged 19) 1901 Commercial clerk (aged 39) 1911 Shipbuilder's labourer (aged 49)

What happened to cause him to leave a desk job to take up labouring at such a late age?

Arthur A Crane's death was registered Jul-Sep 1926 in Liverpool, Lancashire. He was 64 years old with birth estimated at 1862. (vol 8B, page 61, line 36). [6]

Probate on his estate said Arthur Albert Crane of 6 Clarence Road Somerville Wallasey Cheshire, died on 16 July 1926 at Liverpool and probate was granted to his son Leslie Crane an assistant accountant on 7 September in Liverpool to the effects of £180.[7]


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  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2014), Arthur Albert Crane, 1861; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), Arthur A Crane in entry for William Crane, 1871.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017), Arthur A Crane in household of John Joseph Crane, Toxteth Park, Lancashire, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing p. 10, Piece/Folio 3640/80, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,054.
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 April 2016), Arthur A Crane, Litherland, Lancashire, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing Litherland subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 2 August 2017), Arthur Albert Crane, Poulton Cum Seacombe, Seacombe Ches, Cheshire, England; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  6. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 September 2014), Arthur A Crane, 1926; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Death, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  7. UK Probate Search
    CRANE Arthur Albert of 6 Clarence Road Somerville Wallasey Cheshire died 16 July 1926 at Liverpool PROBATE Liverpool 7 September to Leslie Crane assistant accountant. Effects £180.

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