Vandeleur Benjamin Crake (1816-1894)

From Historical Hastings

Vandeleur Crake was a lawyer, Justice of the Peace and was associated with a wide variety of organisations in the town. He was the founding president of the Hastings and St Leonards Chess Club[2] and constructed one of the first houses on Essenden Road.


Children of: Vandeleur Crake and Louisa Frances Browne (1817-1854)  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Vandeleur Crake (1852-1917) 1852 1917 [[Emma Taylor (1842-1931)]]

Winifred Constance Crake (1850-1873) 1850 1873 [[Evelyn Henry Villebois Burnaby (1848-1924)]]

Edward Barrington Crake (1854-1910)


Children of: Vandeleur Crake and Mary Bedingfield Delves (1823-1906)  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alice Mary Crake (1860-1940)


References & Notes

  1. Hastings Independent Press: Highlands Crakes – Hastings Independent Press, accessdate: 28 January 2020
  2. Hastings & St Leonards Chess Club: Vandeleur Benjamin Crake | Hastings & St Leonards Chess Club, accessdate: 28 January 2020