Looking for any Claxtons ancestry in Basildon Hall, Wicking, Thornsley ( very close areas in north Essex) Thomas Claxton 1750 Thomas Claxton 3/11/1787 Thomas Claxton 1/10/1818 2 bn Coldstream Guards, Tower of London. Used name of Claxton, Claxon, Clayson then Clarkson as Corporal. His siblings were William 6/9/1814 Elizabeth 3/10/1822 His son was Thomas Clarkson 8/8/1852 his son Albert Thomas Clarkson 12/23/1877 every one a Thomas lol.
Thanks to the Coldsream Guards for sending copies of the regiments records. Richard Clarkson New Jersey ( born London)