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Herbert Henry Edmund Craster

Male 1879 - 1959  (79 years)



  • Name Herbert Henry Edmund Craster  [1, 2
    Known as "Edmund" 
    Birth 05 Nov 1879  Beadnell Hall, Beadnell Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • Third son (but only child of the second marriage) of Edmund Craster (1824?1898), formerly of the Bengal civil service. His mother, who died a fortnight after Edmund's birth, was Barbara Stewart, daughter of the Revd H. T. Lee, of Dinas Powys, Glamorgan. [DNB]
    Education abt 1893 - 1898  Clifton College Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Education 1898 - 1903  Balliol College, Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Occupation 1912 - 1945  Librarian, Bodleian Library, Oxford  [1
    • Sub-librarian from 1912; Librarian from 1931.
    Marriage 25 Apr 1912  Alnwick Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    Alice Ida Baker Cresswell,   b. 08 Mar 1880, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt May 1979, North Cotswolds Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Post/Rank/Title 1945  Knight  [1
    Residence - 1959  Longwall Cottage, Longwall St, Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Death 21 Mar 1959  Longwall Cottage, Longwall St, Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3
    Probate 11 Jun 1959  Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location ; 11,855 6s. 2d.  [3
    • Craster sir Herbert Henry Edmund knight of Longwall Cottage Longwall Street Oxford died 21 March 1959 Probate Oxford 11 June to Barbara Evelyn Craster spinster. Effects 11855 6s. 2d. [NPC]
    Person ID I3319  Tatham | Meaburn branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2013 

    Family Alice Ida Baker Cresswell,   b. 08 Mar 1880, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt May 1979, North Cotswolds Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Marriage 25 Apr 1912  Alnwick Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Oswin Edmund Craster,   b. 28 Jun 1916, Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 2006, Northumberland North Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F0910  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 05 Nov 1879 - Beadnell Hall, Beadnell Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1893 - 1898 - Clifton College Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1898 - 1903 - Balliol College, Oxford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 25 Apr 1912 - Alnwick Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 25 Apr 1912 - Alnwick Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 1959 - Longwall Cottage, Longwall St, Oxford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 21 Mar 1959 - Longwall Cottage, Longwall St, Oxford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 11,855 6s. 2d. - 11 Jun 1959 - Oxford Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S21] Dictionary of National Biography.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Alnwick, 2Q1912.

    3. [S14] National Probate Calendar.