Samuel Craven

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Craven was born on 9 November 1791, his father, John Craven, was 29 and his mother, Ann Lansdale, was 27. He married Hannah Moor on 21 June 1809, in Keighley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Craven
1791–
Hannah Moor
1790–
Marriage: 21 June 1809
Abraham Craven
1810–
Joseph Craven
1814–
Clarissa Craven
1820–

Sources (5)

  • Samuel Craven, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Samuel Craven, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Samuel Craven, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"

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World Events (8)

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Crabháin (County Galway) or Mac Crabháin (Louth, County Monaghan) ‘descendant (or ‘son’) of Crabhán’.

English (northern): habitational name from the district of Craven in Yorkshire, which is probably ‘garlic place’, from a British word, the ancestor of Welsh craf ‘garlic’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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