Sarah "Sally" Scarborough

25 January 1812–
Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah "Sally"

When Sarah "Sally" Scarborough was born on 25 January 1812, in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Scarborough, was 20 and her mother, Hannah Ramsden, was 21. She married John Craven about 1837, in Haworth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Burley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Family Time Line

John Craven
Sarah "Sally" Scarborough
Marriage: about 1837
Edward Craven
Joseph Craven
Benjamin Craven
Tabatha Craven
Hanah Maria Craven
John Craven

Spouse and Children

about 1837
Haworth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


    Edward Craven


    Joseph Craven


    Benjamin Craven


    Tabatha Craven


    Hanah Maria Craven


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 9

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.

Age 31

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Scarborough on the coast of North Yorkshire, so named from the Old Norse byname Skarði + Old Norse borg ‘fortress’, ‘fortified town’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Craven in household of John Craven, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Sarah Craven in household of John Craven, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Sarah Craven in household of Hannah Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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