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Family of Henry DAVEY and Lydia SNELL

Husband: Henry DAVEY (1868-1948)
Wife: Lydia SNELL (1869-1955)
Children: James Wallace DAVEY (1894- )
Muriel Ellen H DAVEY (1895- )
Leonard Henry DAVEY (1897- )
Robert Seymour DAVEY (1898- )
Marriage 1893 Crediton Registration District, Devon, England1

Husband: Henry DAVEY

Name: Henry DAVEY1,2
Sex: Male
Father: Henry DAVEY (1826?-1892)
Mother: Martha FORD (1832?- )
Birth Q2 1868 Tiverton, Devon, England1
Occupation Grocer's Porter, Fireman in Waterworks1
Death 4 Jul 1948 (age 80) Sydney, NSW, Australia3

Wife: Lydia SNELL

Name: Lydia SNELL1,2
Sex: Female
Father: James SNELL (1839- )
Mother: Maria SHARLAND (1832- )
Birth 1869 Puddington, Devon, England1
Occupation Housemaid1
Death 1955 (age 85-86) Sydney, NSW, Australia3

Child 1: James Wallace DAVEY

Name: James Wallace DAVEY1,2
Sex: Male
Birth 1894 Tiverton, Devon, England1
Occupation Farm Worker, Dental Mechanic3

Child 2: Muriel Ellen H DAVEY

Name: Muriel Ellen H DAVEY1,2
Sex: Female
Spouse: Arthur Evered FREEMAN ( - )
Birth 1895 Tiverton, Devon, England1

Child 3: Leonard Henry DAVEY

Name: Leonard Henry DAVEY1,2
Sex: Male
Birth 1897 Tiverton, Devon, England1

Child 4: Robert Seymour DAVEY

Name: Robert Seymour DAVEY1,2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Adeline Delilah DUNN ( - )
Birth 1898 Tiverton, Devon, England1
Occupation Farmer3

Note on Husband: Henry DAVEY

In 1901 living at 32 John Street, Tiverton. Henry held many positions. He was Clerk of Works for Sir John Amory at Knightshayes Court. He constructed many of the buildings in Tiverton. He was Water Bailiff anfd Fire Brigade Captain as well as Church Warden. He was offered a job in Australia, to manage a saw mill. He left England with his youngest son Bob,on the SS Benalla, sailing from London on 28th July travelling 3rd Class to Sydney, arriving in Australia as war broke out. Henry would not take the job as men were being laid off because of the war, and he did not want to profit from their misfortune. Instead he to purchase some land a (147 acres) at Wyee, where he planted an orchard, and built his home. Lydia followed with Wallace and Muriel.1

Note on Wife: Lydia SNELL

Twin to Sarah Jane. Lydia emigrated to Australia to join Henry and son Robert on the SS Athenic, departing Liverpool 23rd October 1915. She was accompanied by son James Wallace, and daughter Muriel.1


1"Norina Dixon's Sharland Research".
2"Nick Heard". This GEDCOM is predominantly the work of Nick Heard, but it incorporates the collaborated work of many other family historians. You are welcome to use the information herein but please acknowledge the source. Every effort has been made to ensure the data is accurate, but any use you make of it is entirely at your own risk. (c) Nick Heard 2009
3"Ellen Willey's notes on descendants of John Sharland of Sandford".