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Hon. Osbert Craven and Hon. Robert Craven

Hon. Osbert Craven and Hon. Robert Craven


A carte-de-visite portrait of Hon. Osbert Craven (1848-1923) and Hon. Robert Craven(1850-1866).

Hon. Osbert William Craven was born on 6 February 1848, the third son of William Craven, 2nd Earl of Craven. For 34 years he served in the Berkshire Infantry Yeomanry as Lieutenant-Colonel; he also held the office of Justice of the Peace for Berkshire. His skills included woodwork, turning on the lathe, bookbinding and leatherwork.

Hon. Robert Walter Craven was born on 4 January 1850. He joined the Royal Navy but died on 5 March 1866, aged 16, at Montevideo in Uruguay, aboard H.M.S. Spiteful.

Photographed by Camille Silvy of London in 1860.
 

Code: 126130
 
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