William Young Craig
Craig was the son of John Craig of Burntisland, Fife, but was himself born at Haggerston, a village near Lindisfarne, Northumberland. He became a mining engineer and a coal and ironstone proprietor in North Staffordshire. He was president of the North Staffordshire Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers in 1879 and 1880.
Craig died at Wrexham the age of 96.
Craig married Harriet Milton Stanney daughter of Captain Richard Stanney of the Isle of Wight in 1857. Their daughter Jean married Sir Walter Palmer, 1st Baronet MP for Salisbury.
- Debretts House of Commons and the Judicial Bench 1881
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "S" (part 4)
- Welsh Coal Mines
- Office for National Statistics -GRO death indices
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by William Craig
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1880 – 1885
With: Harry Davenport
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