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Arthur Doxford                                                      1880-1914
Arthur was born on 2 March 1880, the son of Robert and Ada Doxford, in Sunderland. He married Bertha Katharine Featherstonhaugh. He was a Marine Engineer.
Bertha Katharine "Kitty" Featherstonhaugh     1884-1946
Kitty was born on 13 August 1884, the daughter of Edward Featherstonehaugh and Mary Laing, in Sunderland..
I have identified the following children:
  Arthur Denis Born 13 Jul 1906   Sunderland Married Betty Adele Lawrence
Katharine Patricia Born 17 Mar 1909   Sunderland Married Douglas Courtenay Richardson
Edward Michael Born 16 Sep 1912   Sunderland Married Kathleen Lucy Powell

Birth of Parents
Arthur Doxford b: 2 Mar 1880  c: 24 Mar 1880   St. Paul, Hendon, County Durham   1880 1Q Sunderland 10a 541
son of Robert Pile Doxford and Ada Barber, 27 Azalea Terrace North

Bertha Katharine Featherstonhaugh b: 13 Aug 1884  c:11 Oct 1884         Sunderland     1884 3Q Sunderland 10a 603
daughter of Edward Featherstonhaugh and Mary Laing, 12 Park Place West
Marriage
11 May 1905
Arthur Doxford
Bertha Katharine Featherstonhaugh
St. Peters, Monkwearmouth, County Durham       1905 2Q Sunderland 10a 1074
7 Dundas Street, Father: Robert Doxford
13 Park Place West, Father: Edward Featherstonhaugh

Children
Arthur Denis Doxford b: 13 Jul 1906           Sunderland       1906 3Q Sunderland 10a 825
son of Arthur Doxford and Bertha Katharine Featherstonhaugh       Died Mar 1974
Katharine Patricia Doxford b: 17 Mar 1909           South Hylton       1909 1Q Sunderland 10a 871
daughter of Arthur Doxford and Bertha Katharine Featherstonhaugh       Died 23 May 1991

1911 Census RG14-(2) 3 April 1911 Ryhope, Ford, County Durham
Greenbank, Hylton, Sunderland
Arthur Doxford
Bertha Katharine (Wife)
Arthur Denis
Katharine Patricia
Plus 3 Servants
Age 31
Age 26
Age 4
Age 2
Director & Works Manager Sunderland
Sunderland
So. Hylton
So. Hylton
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
2 Mar 1880
13 Aug 1884
13 Jul 1906
17 Mar 1909

Edward Michael Doxford b: 18 Sep 1912  c: 10 Oct 1912         South Hylton       1912 4Q Sunderland 10a 1559
son of Arthur Doxford and Bertha Katharine Featherstonhaugh       Died 29 May 1940

Death
Arthur Doxford Died 5 Sep 1914, Age 34,
at Greenbank, South Hylton, Sunderland         1914 3Q Sunderland 10a 879
Burial 8 Sep 1914, Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

The Times, Tuesday, Sep 8, 1914                         DEATHS
  DOXFORD - On the 5th Sep., at Greenbank, Hylton, Sunderland, Arthur Doxford, aged 34 years.
  DURHAM   17 Oct 1914                                         Probate
DOXFORD, Arthur, of Greenbank, South Hylton, county Durham, died 11 February 1914, Probate, London, 17 October, to Albert Ernest Doxford, engineer, and Arthur Freville Maling, solicitor.
  Effects £23,263 7s. 1d.

IN Memory of
CAPTAIN EDWARD MICHAEL DOXFORD
Green Howards (Yorkshire Regt.)
Who Died Age 28
ON 29 May 1940

Son of Arthur and Bertha Doxford, of Thirsk, Yorkshire,
husband of Kathleen Lucy Doxford, of Ewshot, Hampshire.

REMEMBERED WITH HONOR
DUNKIRK MEMORIAL
Nord, France

COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION
 
The Times, Wednesday, Jun 19, 1940                         Death
ON ACTIVE SERVICE
  DOXFORD, - In May, 1940, killed in action returning from Dunkirk Capt. Edward Michael Doxford, R.A.S.C., of Broomleaf House, Ewshot, beloved husband of Kathleen Doxford and younger son of Mrs. Doxford, of Carlton Miniott, Thirsk, aged 27.

SURREY   29 May 1941                                         Probate
DOXFORD, Edward Michael, of Broomleaf House, Ewshot, near Farnham, Surrey, died 29 May 1940, on war service, Probate Llandudno, 19 March, to Kathleen Doxford, widow.   Effects £59,294 5s. 11d.


Death
Bertha Katharine (Featherstonhaugh) Doxford Died 16 Sep 1946, Age 62,
at The Grange, Carlton Miniott, near Thirsk, Yorkshire         1946 3Q Thirsk 1b 735
Burial 19 Sep 1946, Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

YORK   18 Nov 1946                         Probate
DOXFORD, Bertha Katharine, of The Grange, Carlton Miniott, Yorkshire, widow, died 16 September 1946, Peobate York, 18 November, to Katharine Patricia Richardson, (wife of Douglas Courtenay Richardson) and Frank Baillie Leithead, chartered accountant.
  Effects £35,603 12s. 5d.



IN MEMORY OF



ARTHUR DOXFORD
OF GREENBANK, HYLTON
WHO DIED SEP 5TH 1914, AGED 34 YEARS




ALSO HIS WIFE
BERTHA Katharine DOXFORD
WHO DIED SEP 16TH 1946, AGED 62 YEARS



BISHOPWEARMOUTH CEMETERY
Photos by Craig Robins