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Folk Biography Information

Folk Biography Information

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NameDavis, Emily Mrs.
Date of Birth1838
Location/CommunityTheale
NotesAlfred Williams: An old Irish song, popular in the English counties. It was sung by a Mrs Davis, sister of David Sawyer, to whom I am indebted for many fine old pieces. Words supplied by Mrs W Field, Winson, near Fairford - Old Mother Hooligan, Gl 166.

Birth / baptism
Wiltshire baptisms pre 1837. Ogbourne St Andrew, Wiltshire, February, 1836. Emily Sawyer. Mother's name, Hannah, Father's name, Simon.

Marriage
Emily Sawyer, Wiltshire, Marlborough, 1863, Jul, Aug, Sep, Vol. 5a p 111, married William Davis;

Death
Emily Davis. Bradfield, Berkshire, 1916, Jul, Aug, Sep, Vol. 2c, p 387, age, 79
Census InformationCensus 1911
Emily Davis. Place of birth, Ogbourne St. Andrew, Wiltshire, c. 1837; age, 74; address, High Street, Theale, Berkshire; occupation, dressmaker; living with husband, William, place of birth, Marlborough, Wiltshire; age, 71; occupation, gardener, domestic.

Census 1901
Emily Davis. Place of birth, Ogbourne St. Andrew, Wiltshire, c. 1837; age, 64; address, Theale Street, South Side, Theale, Berkshire; occupation, dress maker; living with husband, William, place of birth, Marlborough, Wiltshire; c. 1840; occupation, gardener [not domestic]; daughter, Fanny, place of birth, Pewsey, Wiltshire; age, 33; occuaption, dressmaker; daughter, Ann V.; place of birth, Broad HInton, Wiltshire; age, 25; occupation, dressmaker; grand daughter, Muriel A. Davis, place of birth, Avebury, Wiltshire, age, 5; also, Elizabeth Tudage, place of birth, Preshute, Wiltshire; age, 85; widow.

Census 1891
Emily Davis. Place of birth, Ogbourne St. Andrew, Wiltshire, c. 1837; age, 54; address, Theale Street, South Side, Tilehurst, Theale, Berkshire; occupation, dress maker; living with, daughter, Annie, V, age, 15; place of birth, Broad Blunsdon; occupation, assistant dress maker; son, Fred, place of birth, Ufcott, WIltshire; age, 13; occupation, house boy at farm; daughter, Elizabeth; place of birth, Theale, Berkshire; scholar; also visitor, Elizabeth Tudge, place of birth, Satermake [Savernake] Park, Wiltshire; age, 72; widow living on her own means.

1881
Emily Davis. Place of birth, Ogbourne St. Andrew, Wiltshire, c. 1837; address, Theale Street, Tilehurst, Berkshire; occupation, gardeners wife; living with husband, William, place of birth, Marlborough, Wiltshire; age, 41; occupation, gardner; daughter, Fanny, age, 13; place of birth, Pewsey, Wiltshire; scholar; son, Simon Thomas, age 10; place of birthm, Ogbourne, St. George, WIltshire; scholar; daughter, Ann, age, 5; place of birth, Broad HInton, Wiltshire; son, Fred, age, 3; place of birth, Broad HInton; daughter, Elizabeth, age, 4 months, place of birth, Theale, Berkshire.

1871
Emily Davis. Place of birth, Ogbourne St. Andrew, Wiltshire, c. 1837, age, 34; address, Mill Grove, Ogbourne St George; living with husband, William, place of birth, ? Wiltshire; age, 31; occupation, ?; son, John, age, 7; son, William J., age, 4; son, Simon, age, 4 months; place of birth all siblings, ?, Wiltshire.

1861
Emily Sawyer. Place of birth, Ogbourne St Andrew, Wiltshire; age, 24; address, Preshutt [Preshute] House, Pavsey [Pewsey] Road, Preshute, Wiltshire; occupation, parlour maid; living in the household of James H Baglow, place of birth, St James, London; age, 28; occupation, [illegible], but there are 7 pupils of Marlborough College present, so a presumption of House Master or teacher is reasonable.

1851
Listed at Ogbourne St Andrew. Place of birth, Ogbourne St Andrew, c. 1838; age, 13; address, in village, Ogbourne St Andrew; scholar; living with, father, Simon, place of birth, Ogbourne St Andrew, age, 42; occupation, agricultural labourer; mother, Hannah, place of birth, Norwich, Norfolk; age, 41; occupation, agricultural labourer; brother, David, age, 18; occupation, agricultural labourer; sister, Sarah Ann, age, 16; occupation, agricultural labourer; sister, Emily, age, 13; occupation, agricultural labourer; sister, Martha, age, 11; scholar; brother, Henry, age, 9; scholar; sister, Hannah, age, 6; scholar; brother, Alexander, age, 3; scholar; brother, Jeremiah, age, 9 month; scholar; place of birth all siblings, Ogburne St Andrew; also lodger, Thomas Pope, place of birth, Preshute, Wiltshire; age, 20; occupation, agricultural labourer.

1841
Listed at Ogbourne St Andrew, Emmely. Place of birth, Ogbourne St Andrew c. 1833; Age, 4; Living with father, Simon, Age, 30; occupation, agricultural labourer; mother, Hannah, age, 30; brother, John, age, 11; brother, David, age, 8; sister, Sarah, age, 6; sister, Martha, age, 2; place of birth all siblings, Wiltshire.
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