Samuel Craven

16 April 1858–2 March 1929 (Age 70)
Old Radnor, Radnorshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Craven was born on 16 April 1858, in Old Radnor, Radnorshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Philip Craven, was 48 and his mother, Elizabeth Webb, was 30. He married Catherine Martha Evans on 27 December 1882, in Almeley, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Barton Bradnor and Rushock, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 2 March 1929, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Craven
1858–1929
Catherine Martha Evans
1856–1927
Marriage: 27 December 1882
Elizabeth Sarah Craven
1884–1950
George Craven
1886–1889
Samuel Edward Craven
1889–1889
Thomas George Craven
1895–1897
William Arthur Craven
1887–1963

Spouse and Children

    Male1858–1929Male

    Catherine Martha Evans

    Female1856–1927Female

MARRIAGE
27 December 1882
Almeley, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Female1884–1950Female

    George Craven

    Male1886–1889Male

    Male1887–1963Male

    Samuel Edward Craven

    Male1889–1889Male

    Thomas George Craven

    Male1895–1897Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (7)

1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 9

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 22

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 26

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Crabháin (County Galway) or Mac Crabháin (Louth, Monaghan) ‘descendant (or ‘son’) of Crabhán’.2 English: regional name from the district of West Yorkshire so called, 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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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Craven, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Samuel Craven in household of Phillip Craven, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Samuel Craven, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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