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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Samuel Craven
Catherine Martha Evans
Marriage: 27 December 1882
Elizabeth Sarah Craven
George Craven
Samuel Edward Craven
Thomas George Craven
William Arthur Craven

Spouse and Children


    Catherine Martha Evans


27 December 1882
Almeley, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom



    George Craven



    Samuel Edward Craven


    Thomas George Craven


Parents and Siblings



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.

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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