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Name: Sydney Craven

Burial Number: 0851

Gender: Male

Born: 23/11/1835

Died: 04/01/1917

Buried: 18/01/1917


Son of Joseph Higgs ,  Commander RN, and Mary Craven. The 1911 census shows Sidney Craven was born in Ceylon and also his son Arthur Nevill Craven.

Sydney Craven was born on 23 November 1835 in Sri Lanka. He married Mary Frances Dottin Lang on 26 April 1862. They had four children during their marriage. He died on 4 January 1917 in Worthing, Sussex, having lived a long life of 81 years.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 6 Plot: 17

Exact Location (what3words): curve.tubes.wins

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Sydney Craven who died at Worthing 4th Jan 1917 aged 81 "Till the day break" Mary Frances Dottin wife of the above April 1921 aged 80

Further Information


Name: Sydney Craven

Gender: Male

Born: 23/11/1835

Town: Unknown

County: Unknown

Country: Unknown


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: //1862

Spouse First Name: Mary

Spouse Second Name: Frances

Spouse Last Name: Dottin

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Unknown

Country of Marriage: Unknown

Information at Death

Date of Death: 04/01/1917

Cause of death: Unknown

Town: Unknown

County: Unknown

Country: Unknown


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at 8 Westbury Road, Paddington – Charles Matthewson, 58yrs, Fishmonger’s Shopman; Mary A Matthewson, 51yrs; Louisa Matthewson, 37yrs, Niece; Rose Versey, 22yrs, General Domestic Servant; Sidney Craven, 45yrs, Lodger, Cashier and bookkeeper in surveyor’s office; Thomas Bithray, 75yrs, lodger, retired servant;


Living at 16 Linden Gardens, Chiswick – Sidney Craven, 55yrs, Cashier in Land Agent’s office; Mary Frances Dottie Craven, 50yrs; Agnes Edith Josephine Craven, 20yrs; Mary Field, 19yrs, Domestic Servant;


Living at 90 Elgin Crescent, Kensington, London – Sidney Craven, 65yrs, Cashier; Mary FD Craven 60yrs; Arthur R Craven, 34yrs, Bank Clerk (London and Country); Gertrude M Craven, 32yrs; Agnes EJ Craven, 29yrs; Mary Jane Miller, 55yrs, General Domestic Servant;


Living at West View, Harrow Road, Worthing – Sidney Craven, 75yrs, Private means; Mary F Craven, 70yrs; Arthur Nevill Craven, 44yrs, Bank Clerk; Jane Miller, 65yrs, General Domestic Servant;

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