The children of John and Caroline New at Craddock

Caroline            John Somers    Johanna           Vernon Arthur

1866-1926        1871-1960          1868-1942        1879- ????

went to California

Caroline NewJohn Somers NewJohanna Constance NewVernon New


by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), half-plate nitrate negative, 27 June 1932

Henry Harcourt New 1874-1961 at Craddocks       by Lafayette  June 1932

John Cave New and Caroline Somers Smith New

John Cave New MD  1826 – 1901 and his wife Caroline Somers Smith New 1845 – 1926

lived at Craddock until their deaths as above leaving 6 children.  Craddock  was bought either by John’s father John New MD 1799 – 1862 and married to Harriet Cave or his grandfather John New 1769 – 1851 and married to Mary Bull. The New family were originally Bristol based merchants, who did well out of their estates in the Indies.

John Cave NewCaroline Somers Smith

Craddock House

Picture of the New Family at Craddock House pond, Devon

At the pond, Craddock House

The picture features Mrs New and her family at the pond, at Craddock House. We’d be very keen to hear from the New family or anyone who has any information they can add to the archives, about this picture.