William Davis1

#729, (1 December 1813-June 1879)
Father*John Davis2 b. c 1775, d. b 1840
Mother*Sally Barns1 b. Mar 1774, d. Sep 1862
Birth*1 DEC 1813 William Davis was born on 1 DEC 1813 at Christchurch, Hampshire, England.3 
Baptism25 DEC 1813 He was baptized on 25 DEC 1813 at Christchurch, Hampshire.3 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1841 He lived with Sally Barns at Meeting House Lane, Christchurch, Hampshire, England.4 
Employment*30 MAR 1841 William Davis was employed as Agricultural Labourer at Christchurch, Hampshire.4 
(Witness) Occupation30 MAR 1851 He witnessed the occupation of James Davis on 30 MAR 1851 at Christchurch, Hampshire.2 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1851 William Davis lived with Sally Barns at Millhouse Lane, Christchurch, Hampshire, England, together with Sarah Ann Davis, Ann Gatrell, Emily Maria Davis and James Davis.2 
Employment30 MAR 1851 William Davis was employed as Porter at Christchurch, Hampshire.2 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1861 He lived with Sally Barns at Christchurch, Hampshire, together with Emily Maria Davis.5 
Employment30 MAR 1861 William Davis was employed as Draper's porter.6 
Death*JUN 1879 He died in JUN 1879 at Christchurch, Hampshire, aged 65.7 
Last Edited3 Oct 2017


  1. [S26] Extracted from the 1851 census, with mother, brother etc.
  2. [S26] Extracted from the 1851 census.
  3. [S48] Parish Register, Christening Records 1682-1838, Christchurch, Hants.
  4. [S25] Extracted from the 1841 census.
  5. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census, age 87; with William, son & Emily M, granddau.
  6. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census, living with Sally, his mother.
  7. [S17] BMD indices, death, age 65, Christchurch, Hants, Apr-Jun 1879, vol 2b 401.
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