Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Advertisement
Jacques Pierre Paul Raverat
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Mar. 20, 1885
Paris
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France
Death: Mar. 6, 1925
Vence
Departement des Alpes-Maritimes
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Gwen Raverat: see the new # 146012571 for her memorial plaque in Harlton, Cambridgeshire; for the entry for her grave, and that of her parents Sir George Howard & Lady Maud Darwin, click on 'Spouse' below. Jacques RAVERAT is buried in Vence; a search for his grave is currently on!

The two likely burial locations are: Saint-Paul-de-Vence, (or cimetière du centre de Vence), and Cimetière de la Sine de Vence?

"Il existe des cimetières de militaires, ou de grands industriels, selon les régions, les activités. Le cimetière central de Vence témoigne de l’attraction ancienne des artistes sur la côte, en particulier des figures littéraires. Moins connu que celui de Saint-Paul-de-Vence (où repose en particulier Chagall), il n’en possède pas moins pas mal de tombeaux qui éveilleront l’intérêt du taphophile. Le cimetière témoigne également de l’importante présence de la communauté anglo-saxonne.Les divisions proches de l’entrée, les plus anciennes, sont très blanches et minérales, comme dans tous les cimetières de la région. Vers le fond, les divisions plus récentes laissent davantage de place à la végétation, et à des tombes à la fois moins massives et plus personnalisées." [Cimetière du centre de Vence.]

Pronounced Rav-er-rar.

Raverat was the son of Georges Pierre Raverat and Helena Lorena Raverat, nee Coran.

He married the English painter and wood engraver Gwendoline 'Gwen' Darwin in 1911' She was the daughter of Sir George Darwin and Lady Maud Darwin, née Maud du Puy, and granddaughter of Charles Darwin.

They had two daughters, Elisabeth (1916 - 2014), who married the Norwegian politician Edvard Hambro and Sophie Jane (1919-2011) who first married the Cambridge scholar M.G.M. Pryor and later Charles Gurney. Raverat suffered from a form of multiple sclerosis and died following complications of it, 'assisted' by his wife with a pillow.

Before relocating, in 1920, to Vence in France the couple were active members of an intellectual circle known as the "Neo-Pagans" and centred round Rupert Brooke. They also moved on the fringes of the Bloomsbury Group, whose members included Virginia Woolf, John Maynard Keynes, Vanessa Bell and Lytton Strachey.



 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Georges Pierre Raverat (1860 - 1938)
  Helena Lorena Caron Raverat (____ - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Gwendoline Mary Darwin Raverat (1885 - 1957)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Jacqueline Raverat Hambro (1916 - 2014)*
  Sophie Jane Raverat Pryor/Gurney (1919 - 2011)*
 
 Sibling:
  Ines Raverat Veyrin*
  Jacques Pierre Paul Raverat (1885 - 1925)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Martin Douglas Packer
Record added: Feb 11, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 124999080
Jacques Pierre Paul Raverat
Added by: Martin Douglas Packer
 
Jacques Pierre Paul Raverat
Added by: Martin Douglas Packer
 
Jacques Pierre Paul Raverat
Added by: Martin Douglas Packer
 
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


-Anonymous
 Added: May. 8, 2015
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service