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Edward Davis, Lived in Glastonbury born 1814-1821

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Ben

Ben Report 16 Nov 2012 11:46

My great grandfather x 3 was Edward Davis, was born to Edward Davis (senior) (marriage record) in about 1814-1821. (According to the 1841 census)

He married on 1st Feb 1838 Jane Lester, St John Baptist church, they had a daughter Mary Jane, the three are mentioned on the 1841. Jane died some time after and
Edward then married Matilda Gough, 10 Aug 1843 St John Baptist, Glastonbury, England. Edward was listed as living at west hamptree and matilda at st johns .On the marriage certificate Edward is listed as a miller and his father Edward (senior) as a Sawyer (person who saws wood in Timber mill/pit worker, sawing timber

He then died in 1845, in glstonbury.


any help into the Davis ancestry would be greatly appreciated, would ideally like to get further back

1841 Census

Name: Edward Davis
Age: 20
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1821
Gender: Male
Where born: Somerset, England

Civil parish: St Benedict and St John Glastonbury
Hundred: Glaston Twelve Hides
County/Island: Somerset
Country: England

Registration district: Wells
Sub-registration district: Glastonbury
Neighbors: View others on page

Edward Davis 20 Ag Lab
Jane Davis 20
Mary Jane Davis 3



In 1851, Mary Jane is living with her Lester aunt.


Marriages Sep 1843 (>99%)

DAVIS Edward Bristol 11 163
GOUGH Matilda Bristol 11 163

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 16 Nov 2012 12:09

County Somerset
Place Glastonbury
Church St John
RegisterNumber 12
MarriageDate 07 Feb 1838
GroomForename Edward
GroomSurname DAVIS
GroomAge
GroomParish
GroomCondition Bachelor
GroomOccupation Labourer
GroomAbode High Street
BrideForename Jane
BrideSurname LESTER
BrideAge
BrideParish
BrideCondition Spinster
BrideOccupation
BrideAbode Old Wells Road
GroomFatherForename Edward
GroomFatherSurname DAVIS
GroomFatherOccupation Labourer
BrideFatherForename William
BrideFatherSurname LESTER
BrideFatherOccupation Labourer
WitnessOneForename Richard
WitnessOneSurname HANCOCK
WitnessTwoForename Maryann
WitnessTwoSurname HANCOCK
Notes Bishops Transcript
FileNumber 11646

Burial
County Somerset
Place Glastonbury
Church St John
RegisterNumber 1287
BurialDate 08 Jul 1842
Forename Jane
Relationship
Rel1MaleForename
Rel1FemaleForename
Rel1Surname
Surname DAVIS
Age 24
Abode Old Wells Road
Notes Bishops Transcript
FileNumber 11644

Burial
County Somerset
Place Glastonbury
Church St John
RegisterNumber 1398
BurialDate 15 Jan 1845
Forename Edward
Relationship
Rel1MaleForename
Rel1FemaleForename
Rel1Surname
Surname DAVIS
Age 26
Abode Old Wells Road
Notes Bishops Transcript
FileNumber 11644

County Somerset
Place Glastonbury
Church St Benedict
RegisterNumber
DateOfBirth
BaptismDate 03 Jun 1838
Forename Mary Jane
Sex -
FatherForename Edward
MotherForename Jane
FatherSurname DAVIS
MotherSurname
Abode St Benedict St
FatherOccupation Labourer
FileNumber 11653


(from below link, quite useful!)


http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl

Chris :)


Deaths Mar 1845 (>99%)
-------------------------------------------
DAVIS Edward Wells 10 401

Margee

Margee Report 16 Nov 2012 12:19

Matilda in 1851? Listed as married but where's Edward?

1851 England Census
about Matilda Davis Name: Matilda Davis
[Matilda Gough]
Age: 36
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1815
Relation: Daughter
Mother's Name: Elizabeth Gough
Gender: F (Female)
Where born: Bristol

Civil parish: Bristol St George
Ecclesiastical parish: St Mark
County/Island: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Registration district: Clifton
Sub-registration district: Ashley
ED, institution, or vessel: 1b
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 72
Piece: 1953
Folio: 317
Page Number: 19
Household Members: Name Age
Elizabeth Gough 66
Elizabeth Owen 41
Matilda Davis 36
Alfred Davis 6

Edit: Oops, you said he died 1845. Same year as son was born? How sad!



Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 16 Nov 2012 12:21

County Somerset
Place Glastonbury
Church St John
RegisterNumber 104
MarriageDate 23 Apr 1844
GroomForename Edward
GroomSurname DAVIS
GroomAge
GroomParish
GroomCondition Widower
GroomOccupation Laborer
GroomAbode Bove Town
BrideForename Elizabeth
BrideSurname HANDCOCK
BrideAge
BrideParish
BrideCondition Spinster
BrideOccupation
BrideAbode Bove Town
GroomFatherForename Edward
GroomFatherSurname DAVIS
GroomFatherOccupation Laborer
BrideFatherForename John
BrideFatherSurname HANDCOCK
BrideFatherOccupation Fish Dealer
WitnessOneForename Daniel
WitnessOneSurname HEAL
WitnessTwoForename Henry
WitnessTwoSurname PAYNE
Notes Bishops Transcript; Banns
FileNumber 11646

(also the above Marriage?)


Marriages Jun 1844 (>99%)
------------------------------------------------------
DAVIS Edward Wells 10 871
HANDCOCK Elizabeth Wells 10 871



Chris :)

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 16 Nov 2012 12:34

1841
DAVIS, Edward M 20 1821 Somerset (Ag. Lab.)
DAVIS, Jane F 20 1821 Somerset
DAVIS, Mary Jane F 3 1838 Somerset
Piece: 943
Book/Folio: 3/40
Page: 11
Registration District: Wells Union
Civil Parish: Glastonbury St Benedict & St John
Municipal Borough:
Address: Old Wells Road, Glastonbury St Benedict & St John
County: Somersetshire

1851
LESTER, Rhoda Head Married F 33 1818 Seamstress
Glastonbury, Somerset
LESTER, Thomas Son Unmarried M 6 1845
Glastonbury, Somerset
LESTER, Emma Daughter Unmarried F 4 1847
Glastonbury, Somerset
LESTER, Charles Son Unmarried M 2 1849
Glastonbury, Somerset
DAVIS, Mary Jane Niece Unmarried F 12 1839 Scholar
Glastonbury, Somerset
Piece: 1935
Folio: 256
Page: 35
Registration District: Wells
Civil Parish:
Municipal Borough:
Address: Old Road
County: Somersetshire

Chris :)

Ben

Ben Report 16 Nov 2012 12:39

thank you edward died in 1845 and mailda married again, then her and her husband lived seperatly. any idea on getting any further back?

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 16 Nov 2012 13:10

Births Dec 1845 (>99%)
-----------------------------------------
Davis Alfred Bristol 11 180

(is this the Birth of Alfred?)

Chris :)

Do you have a Marriage for Mary Jane?...


Marriages Sep 1843 (>99%)
----------------------------------------------
DAVIS Edward Bristol 11 163
GOUGH Matilda Bristol 11 163

(you seem to have above)