William Davis1

#1129, (9 October 1806-December 1837)
ChartsThe Lanes from Chelsfield, Kent.
The Streatfields of Farningham, Kent.
Birth*9 OCT 1806 William Davis was born on 9 OCT 1806 at Newington, Surrey, EnglandG.2 
Marriage*16 FEB 1823 He married Sophia Lane, daughter of James Lane and Dinah Streatfield, on 16 FEB 1823 at St Mary's Church, Newington, London, EnglandG.3 
Occupation* The occupation of William Davis was 'Carpenter.4
Death*DEC 1837 He died in DEC 1837 at Newington, SurreyG, aged 31.5 


Sophia Lane b. Jan 1802, d. Apr 1849
Last Edited2 Jun 2021


  1. [S29] Email from, Peter Lindley quoting London & Metropolitan Archives X14/112 page 15.
  2. [S2] Book inscriptions, In back flyleaf of book "The Poetical Piece-Book" 5 edition; author n/k.
  3. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; William Davis & Sophia Lane, witness Mary Davis; St Mary, Newington, no 45. p 15, fhl 307696, & M055631.
  4. [S48] Parish Register, on entry of marriage of dau. Harriet to Joseph Bysouth, Southwark.
  5. [S17] BMD indices, death, Wandsworth, Surrey, Oct-Dec 1837, vol 4 400.
  6. [S2] Book inscriptions.
  7. [S2] Book inscriptions, Written in book of William Davis.'
  8. [S65] England & Wales Christenings, bapt., Mary Davis, parents William & Sophia, All Saints, Maidstone, fhl 1835448.
  9. [S65] England & Wales Christenings, bapt., Emily Davis, parents William & Sophia, All Saints, Maidstone, fhl 1835448.
  10. [S25] Extracted from the 1841 census, age 8, with Thomas.
  11. [S26] Extracted from the 1851 census, with Emma Wansbury.
  12. [S26] Extracted from the 1851 census, age 14 at census.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016