Robert Graves

Robert Von Ranke Graves (1895 - 1985)

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Robert Von Ranke Graves
Born in Wimbledon, Surrey, England, United Kingdommap
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Husband of — married 1918 (to 1949) in Piccadilly, Middlesex, Englandmap
Husband of — married 1950 in Palma, Illes Balears, Spainmap
Died in Deià Spainmap
Profile last modified 29 Apr 2020 | Created 3 Jul 2015 | Last significant change: 29 Apr 2020
11:24: Susie MacLeod edited the Biography for Robert Von Ranke Graves (1895-1985). (added citation for marriage to Beryl) [Thank Susie for this]
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Robert Graves was an writer who published novels, poems and a comprehensive work on Greek mythology.
Born in Wimbledon, Surrey, England in 1895, his birth was registered in the third quarter of that year. [1] He was Oxford Professor of Poetry from 1961 to 1966.[2]


  1. General Register Office of England and Wales birth index
    GRO Reference: 1895 S Quarter in KINGSTON ON THAMES Volume 02A Page 326
    GRO online
  2. Wikipedia: Oxford Professor of Poetry
  • Births index (CR) England and Wales. Kingston, Surrey. 3Q 1895. GRAVES, Robert Ranke. Vol. 2A. p. 326. familysearch : accessed 11 October 2018.
  • Census. 1901. England and Wales. Wimbledon, Surrey. RG13. PN: 657. FL. 88. p. 14. familysearch : accessed 11 October 2018.
    • Residence: 1 Lauriston Road
  • Census. 1911. England and Wales. Godalming, Surrey. RG14. PN: 3094. RG78. PN: 111. RD. 33. SD. 5. ED. 7. SN. 149. familysearch : accessed 11 October 2018.
    • Residence: Charterhouse
    • Education: Boarding school
  • Marriages (PR) England. St James, Piccadilly, Middlesex. 1918. GRAVES, Robert Ranke and NICHOLSON, Annie Mary Prydie. Collection: Westminster Marriages. City of Westminster Archives Centre. findmypast : accessed 11 October 2018.
  • Marriages index (CR) England and Wales. St Martin, London. 1Q. 1918. GRAVES, Robert R and NICHOLSON. Vol. 1A. p. 1210. familysearch : accessed 11 October 2018.
  • Wikipedia: Robert Graves
  • Gro Consular Marriages (1849-1965). Palma, Spain. 1946-1950. GRAVES, Robert R and GRAVES, Beryl A. Ref: MCON. Vol. 44. p. 403. Line: 80. British Armed Forces And Overseas Banns And Marriages. findmypast : accessed 29 April 2020.

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Thank you for this offer to improve this profile Dan.

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posted by Jo Fitz-Henry
I Would like to add several descendants of Robert Graves (poet) and his partners Berly and Nancy.

After significant my recent research of Nancy and her ancestry from Scotland... I have also several newspaper articles and biographies that outline at least 8 descendants. (4 children for each wife) I have their specific birth and death details confirmed from

posted by Dan Lauder

Robert is 20 degrees from Donald Howard, 16 degrees from Julia Howe and 17 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.