Maria Frederica Hunn Davies

(28 October 1838 - 18 February 1906)
     Maria Frederica Hunn Davies was also known as Malla? in records. She was born on 28 October 1838 in 'Enmore Cottage', Falmouth, Trelawney parish, Jamaica. October 28th 1838 was born Maria Hunn, daughter of the abovesaid Mary & Thos Davies at seven o'clock a.m. ... at Enmore Cottage.. She was the daughter of Rev Thomas Davies and Mary Reddish. Maria Frederica Hunn Davies was christened on 25 December 1838 in Montego Bay, St James parish, Jamaica. Baptised as Maria Hunn, daughter of Revd Thomas Davis & Mary Davis, Master of the Free School & ... curate, of Enmore Cottage..
     Maria immigrated with the family to Victoria, Australia, on 12 December 1852 per "Washington Irving".
Maria Frederica Hunn Davies married Maurice Hume Black on 4 September 1861 in St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, Victoria. BLACK—DAVIES.—On the 4th inst., at St Paul's Church, Melbourne, by the Rev. S. L. Chase, M. Hume Black, to Maria Frederica Hume, youngest daughter of the late Rev. Thomas Davies, M.A., of Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Mrs and Miss Hume Black left last week by the Buninyong for Melbourne on a visit to Mrs. Dempster, who is a sister of Mrs Black.
     Maria resided at 'Colarmi', New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland, 1896.
     Maria died on 18 February 1906 in Regent Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, aged 67. The many friends of Mrs Hume Black will be very grieved to hear of her death, which took place at her residence, Regent Street, Thompson Estate, South Brisbane, on Sunday last. Mrs Hume-Black was the relict of the late Hon. Hume-Black, well-known in Queensland, having been Minister for Lands in the McIlwraith government. Mr & Mrs Hume-Black lived for many years in Mackay, where they had a sugar plantation, and were very highly thought of in the North. Mrs Hume-Black has lived in Brisbane since her husband's death, which took place in Coolgardie some years ago. Since a bad attack of dengue fever, Mrs Black's health has been very unsatisfactory. Mrs Black was very staunch to her friends, and her many acts of kindness will be long remembered. She was the daughter of the late Rev John Davies, Chaplain to the Fleet in the West Indies, born in Jamaica, but has lived for over forty years in Australia. Mrs Black leaves five daughters and two sons - Mrs J S Wilson, O'Keefe St, Brisbane, her husband having died lately; Mrs E Hart, Edmondstone St, South Brisbane; Miss Helena Hume Black, now living in Melbourne; Mrs L J Cowley, Ingham; Mrs R Jackson, Kalgoorlie; Mr Walter F Black, also of West Australia and Mr M Hume Black of New Zealand, for whom the greatest sympathy is felt. The funeral took place at the South Brisbane cemetery. The Rev E C Ganley performed the last right. Some lovely flowers were placed on her grave.
The Brisbane Courier
on 17 March announced: BLACK -On the 18th March at her residence Rowville, Regent street, South Brisbane, Maria Frederica Hume Black, relict of the late Hon M Hume Black, and beloved mother of Mrs. J G Wilson and Mrs E M Hart and Mrs L J Cowley of this State .

Children of Maria Frederica Hunn Davies and Maurice Hume Black

Rev Thomas Davies

(before March 1803 - 15 March 1852)
     Rev Thomas Davies was born before March 1803.
     Rev Thomas Davies arrived before December 1829 at Jamaica. He was ordained a priest on 20 December 1829 in St Andrew parish, Jamaica. Thomas was an Anglican clergyman at Jamaica from December 30th 1829. On 24 July 1830 he was appointed assistant curate in the parish of St James, co. Cornwall, Jamaica. (Reg. in B.B. Vol.1 p.227).
     At his daughter's baptism in 1835 he was described as curate & master of St James Free School.

In 1838 he was described in the register of St James as stipendiary curate.
     Letter to Rev T Davies, Montego Bay P.O. post marked Kingston Jamaica Ja 2 1845 - Revd & dear Sir, I am desired by the Bishop to inform you that an opportunity now offers of your being employed in pastoral duties in the Diocese & to enquire whether you're willing to avail yourself of it. His Lordship would appoint you to the charge of the District of Lacovia in the parish of St Elizabeth's where you would perform the usual services, except when called upon by the Rev. Dr. Williams to take the duties of the parish church at Black River whenever his duties as parish dean shall call him away. Your stipend would be at the rate of £300 pr an. provided by the Bishop, I am etc. Richd Painton, Exec. Sec.
     He was described as having an M.A. in his daughter's obituary. He was not attached to the Church Missionary Society nor the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel..
Rev Thomas Davies married Mary Reddish, daughter of Samuel Reddish and Dorothy Ashby, on 30 June 1834 in Montego Bay, St James parish, Jamaica. She states in her family bible: The abovesaid Mary Reddish married to the Revd Thomas Davies June 30th 1834 at the church of Montego Bay in Jamaica.
     Jan 12th 1835? "Extracts from a Barbados paper sent me by S A" Marriages - On the 30th June last, at Montego Bay, Jamaica, by the Revd John McIntyre, Rector, the Revd Thomas Davies, to Mary, only child of the late Samuel Reddish Esq. late controller? of customs, Falmouth, Jamaica and formerly comptroller of this post.
     We received yesterday a pile of Jamaican papers (the Cornwall Chronicle) of old date by the mail boat via St Thomas. Looking over the births, marriages and deaths we found the above. The accomplished and esteemable lady whose marriage is there announced is a grand-daughter of the late John Lewis Ashby Esq. of this island, and kin of Nathan Ashby Esq. at present Comptroller of Montego Bay Jamaica. The Bride's father Mr Reddish was half-brother of the late Right Hon. George Canning..
Thomas Davies, clergyman, aged 35, of Montego Bay, was initiated into the Friendly Lodge (#539), 13 July 1840, passing in August and raised 3 Dec 1840. He was certified 14 August 1841.
     Rev Thomas Davies was recorded on the 1851 census in 3 High Street, Bristol, St Nicholas, Gloucestershire, England. There was a Mr Davies aged 38, traveller, born London and a Mr Edlin unmarried aged 30, traveller born Bath, both visitors at 3 High St, the home of victualler James Hatherley, in Bristol St Nicholas, but this seems too remote.
     Thomas died on 15 March 1852 in 11 Queens Square, Bristol, Gloucestershire. In the family bible his wife writes: 15th March 1852 at 1/2 past one at night died the Revd Thomas Davies, father of the three last mentioned children at 11 Queens Square, Bristol.

Children of Rev Thomas Davies and Mary Reddish

William Davies

     William Davies married Ada Lilian Cocksedge, daughter of Albert Cocksedge and Ada Ellen Moorfield, in 1937 in Victoria.

Ada Catherine Davis

(10 March 1881 - December 1970)
     Ada Catherine Davis was born on 10 March 1881.
     Ada Catherine Davis married Frank Ernest Wafford as his second wife, circa December 1955 in Wokingham, Berkshire.
     Ada died in December 1970 in Reading RD, Berkshire, aged 89.

Alfred James Davis

(1915 - )
     Alfred James Davis was born in 1915 in South Melbourne, Victoria. He was the son of Lillian May Bennett.

Catherine Matilda Davis

(1873 - 1953)
     Catherine Matilda Davis was born in 1873 in Queensland.
Catherine Matilda Davis married George Dunbar in 1897 in Queensland.
     Catherine died in 1953 in Queensland.

Children of Catherine Matilda Davis and George Dunbar

Eliza Lillian Davis

(8 October 1862 - 7 July 1939)
     Eliza Lillian Davis was born on 8 October 1862 in the Court House Hotel, Maryborough, Victoria.
Eliza Lillian Davis married John Robertson Allan, son of Robert Allan and Elisabeth Robertson, on 31 December 1884 in Charlotte Plains, near Maryborough, Victoria.
     Eliza died on 7 July 1939 in Maryborough, Victoria, aged 76.

Children of Eliza Lillian Davis and John Robertson Allan

Eric Henry Davis

( - 12 August 1983)
     Eric Henry Davis was born in Maffra, Victoria.
Eric Henry Davis married Edith Victoria Murphy, daughter of William George Murphy and Edith Mary Fox, on 28 November 1952 in Victoria. They had no issue.
     Eric died on 12 August 1983 in Maffra, Victoria, Australia.

Lt Herbert Stanley Davis

(24 September 1893 - 16 June 1918)
     Lt Herbert Stanley Davis was born on 24 September 1893 in Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania. He was the son of a master mariner James Davis and his wife Violet Ella Davis ( nee Domeney)..
Lt Herbert Stanley Davis married Lillie Myrtle MacKenzie, daughter of Thomas MacKenzie and Elizabeth Ann Thomas, in 1915. A Bill Davis was supposed to be a grandson of 'Turkey' Tom.
     Herbert died on 16 June 1918 in France aged 24. His memorial is at Villers-Bretonneux.

Child of Lt Herbert Stanley Davis and Lillie Myrtle MacKenzie

Ivy Ethel Davis

     Ivy Ethel Davis married Curtis Colbert as his second wife, in 1926 in Wollongong, New South Wales.
     Ivy and Curtis were registered at Forster St, Port Kembla, New South Wales, on the between 1933 and 1937 electoral roll. He was living alone at Wollongong West by 1968.
     Ivy and Curtis were registered at Govt Cottages, The Avenue, Coniston, New South Wales, on the 1943 electoral roll.

John W Davis

(circa 1821 - )
     John W Davis was born circa 1821 in Deptford, Kent.
     John W Davis was recorded on the 1901 census. John W Davis, 77, widower, born Deptford; Annie E Elliis (formerly Martin) 28, grand daughter, widow, housekeeper, Charles T Martin, 22, grandson, labourer, copper wire ... elect., appren, both born at Plumstead.

Child of John W Davis

Madge Davis

     Madge Davis married Robert Ruela Borland, son of Robert Borland and Elizabeth Ely. They had issue..

Maria Ann Davis

     Maria Ann Davis was the daughter of John W Davis.
Maria Ann Davis married Samuel Thomas Martin, son of Robert Duncan Martin and Eliza Frances Ball, in June 1871 in Woolwich RD.

Children of Maria Ann Davis and Samuel Thomas Martin

Mary Davis

(before April 1790 - )
     Mary Davis was born before April 1790.
Mary Davis married Henry Ruby on 26 February 1822 in Rockbeare, Devon.
     Mary Davis and Henry Ruby were recorded on the 1841 census in Quarry, Woodland, Ipplepen, Devon.
     Mary Davis and Henry Ruby were recorded on the 1851 census in the Vicarage, Woodland, Ipplepen, Devon. Henry Ruby, aged 66, farmer of 50 acres, and his wife Mary aged 60, sons Robt Smerdon aged 23, ag lab & Wm Amos aged 11 all born at Ashburton.
It is not clear which Henry & Mary.

Mary Elizabeth Davis

     Mary Elizabeth Davis married Townley Osborne Dobson, son of Godfrey St Aubyn Dobson and Mary Ann Louisa Thomas, in 1951 in Victoria.

Children of Mary Elizabeth Davis and Townley Osborne Dobson

Phyllis Davis

(1915 - )
     Phyllis Davis was born in 1915 in Yarram, Victoria. She was the daughter of Lt Herbert Stanley Davis and Lillie Myrtle MacKenzie.

Sarah Elizabeth Davis

(circa 1834 - )
     Sarah Elizabeth Davis was born circa 1834 in Woolwich, Kent.
The marriage of Sarah Elizabeth Davis and David Watson Ramsey, son of William Ramsey and Isabella Halliday, was registered in Greenwich RD in the June 1863 quarter.
     Sarah Elizabeth Davis and David Watson Ramsey were recorded on the 1871 census in 99 Sandy Hill, Plumstead. David Walter Ramsey, head, 29, labourer, born Plumstead, Sarah wife 24, born Woolwich, Frederick & David A sons, aged 5 and 1, both born at Plumstead.
     Sarah Elizabeth Davis and David Watson Ramsey were recorded on the 1881 census in 6 Dawson St, Plumstead, Kent. David W. Ramsey 39, labourer, Arsenal, born Plumstead; his wfie Sarah E. 34, born Woolwich; children Frederick W. 15, office boy Arsenal, David A. 11, Lily E. 9, Stuart J. 6, Albert E. 3 , Rose F. 1, all scholars born at Plumstead.

Children of Sarah Elizabeth Davis and David Watson Ramsey

Stanley Harold Davis

(7 November 1918 - )
     Stanley Harold Davis was born on 7 November 1918 in South Melbourne, Victoria. He was the son of Lillian May Bennett.
     Stanley resided at 8 Ebdee St, Frankston, Victoria, 1949.
     Stanley resided at 52 Yuille St, Frankston, Victoria, between 1963 and 1980. Stanley Harold, manager & Iris Gertrude Davis.

Susannah Davis

(say 1720 - )
     Susannah Davis was born say 1720.
Susannah Davis married James Metcalf/Midcalf circa 1740.

Children of Susannah Davis and James Metcalf/Midcalf

Thelma May Davis

(1920 - )
     Thelma May Davis was born in 1920 in Carlton, Victoria. She was the daughter of Lillian May Bennett.

Rev Thomas F Davis

( - circa 1871)
     Rev Thomas F Davis married Elizabeth Fleming, daughter of James Fleming and Mary Hooper. Thomas was Bishop at South Carolina, USA, from 1853 to 1871.
     Thomas died circa 1871.

Hilda Davison

(7 January 1883 - )
     Hilda Davison was born on 7 January 1883 in Stanley House, Stoke Newington, Middlesex. She was the daughter of John Usher Davison and Jessie Hooper. Hilda Davison was christened on 4 March 1883 in St Anne, Islington, London. Hilda born 7 Jan 1883, baptised 4 Mar 1883, daughter of John Usher & Jessie Davison, of Stanley House, merchant. Jessie, John, Hilda, Lorna and Ronald were listed as the children of John Usher Davison in the 1891 census in Stoke Newington, Middlesex.

Hugh Davison

(8 July 1881 - )
     Hugh Davison was born on 8 July 1881 in Stanley House, Stoke Newington, Middlesex. He was the son of John Usher Davison and Jessie Hooper. Hugh Davison was christened on 25 September 1881 in St Anne, Islington, London. Hugh born 8 July, baptised 25 Sep 1881, son of John Usher & Jessie Davison, of Stanley House merchant.

Jessie Mary Davison

(18 January 1877 - )
     Jessie Mary Davison was born on 18 January 1877 in Hornsey, Middlesex. She was the daughter of John Usher Davison and Jessie Hooper. Jessie Mary Davison was christened on 18 February 1877 in St Anne, Islington, London. Jessie Mary born 18 Jan, baptised 18 Feb 1877, daughter of John Usher & Jessie Davison, of 26? Marquis Rd, merchant. Jessie, John and Sydney were listed as the children of John Usher Davison in the 1881 census in Seven Sisters Rd, Stanley House, Stoke Newington, St Mary, Middlesex. Jessie, John, Hilda, Lorna and Ronald were listed as the children of John Usher Davison in the 1891 census in Stoke Newington, Middlesex.

John Henry Davison

(4 July 1878 - )
     John Henry Davison was born on 4 July 1878 in 26 Marquis Rd, Hornsey, Middlesex. He was the son of John Usher Davison and Jessie Hooper. John Henry Davison was christened on 4 August 1878 in St Anne, Islington, London. John Henry born 4 July, baptised 4 August 1878, son of John Usher & Jessie Davison, of 26 Marquis Rd, merchant. Jessie, John and Sydney were listed as the children of John Usher Davison in the 1881 census in Seven Sisters Rd, Stanley House, Stoke Newington, St Mary, Middlesex. Jessie, John, Hilda, Lorna and Ronald were listed as the children of John Usher Davison in the 1891 census in Stoke Newington, Middlesex.

John Usher Davison

(21 December 1847 - 23 December 1925)
     John Usher Davison was christened on 21 December 1847 in Holy Trinity, Stepney, Middlesex. Son of John & Mary Ann of 49 Tredegar Square, master mariner.
The marriage of John Usher Davison and Jessie Hooper, daughter of Henry Hooper and Susannah Sanderson, was registered in Camberwell RD, Surrey, in the September 1875 quarter.
     John Usher Davison and Jessie Hooper were recorded on the 1881 census in Seven Sisters Rd, Stanley House, Stoke Newington, St Mary, Middlesex. J U Davison 33 , provision merchant, born Limehouse, Mdx: his wife Jessie Davison 27, born Peckham; children Jessie Davison 4 ,John H Davison 2, Sydney H Davison 1, all born Hornsey, Mdx; Katherine Hooper 25, unmarried, sister in law, born Peckham; and two servants Frances Thurrell 20, Elizabeth A Miller 21.
     John Usher Davison and Jessie Hooper were recorded on the 1891 census in Stoke Newington, Middlesex. John U Davison 43, provision merchant, born Stepney, wife Jessie Davison 37, born Peckham, Jessie M Davison 14, John H Davison 11, both born Hornsey, Hilda Davison, 8 , Lorna Davison 6, Reynold Davison 3, all 3 born Stoke Newington. Elizabeth Scott 34, Annie E Houghton 28, Florence Long 20, servants. John Usher Davison was an executor of Susannah Sanderson's estate on 28 April 1906 in the Principal Probate Registry, London.
     John died on 23 December 1925 in 4 Dorset Square, London, Marylebone RD, Middlesex, aged 78.
     His will was proved on 5 February 1926 at PPR. John Usher Davison of Thornbury, Whyteleaf, Surrey, died 23 Dec 1925, at 4 Dorset Square Middlesex. Probate to Westminster Bank Ltd & Robert Henry Gardner, solicitor. Effects £88,960/1/6.

Children of John Usher Davison and Jessie Hooper

Lorna Davison

(19 July 1884 - )
     Lorna Davison was born on 19 July 1884 in Stanley House, Stoke Newington, Middlesex. She was the daughter of John Usher Davison and Jessie Hooper. Lorna Davison was christened on 17 August 1884 in St Anne, Islington, London. Lorna born 19 July 1884, baptised 17 Aug 1884, daughter of John Usher & Jessie Davison, of Stanley House, merchant. Jessie, John, Hilda, Lorna and Ronald were listed as the children of John Usher Davison in the 1891 census in Stoke Newington, Middlesex.

Robert W H Davison

     Robert W H Davison married Kate E Dempster, daughter of Richard Alfred Dempster and Louisa MacKenzie, in 1890 in Ballina, New South Wales. They had 2 children.

Ronald Davison

(circa 1888 - )
     Ronald Davison was also known as Reynold in records. He was born circa 1888 in Stoke Newington, Middlesex. He was the son of John Usher Davison and Jessie Hooper. Ronald Davison was christened on 15 April 1888 in St Anne, Islington, London. Ronald born 16 Dec 1887, baptised 15 April 1888, son of John Usher & Jessie Davison, of Stanley House, Woodberry Down, Gentleman. Jessie, John, Hilda, Lorna and Ronald were listed as the children of John Usher Davison in the 1891 census in Stoke Newington, Middlesex.

Ruby Catherine Davison

(circa 1905 - 1941)
     Ruby Catherine Davison was born circa 1905.
Ruby Catherine Davison married William Harold Ruby, son of James Henry Ruby and Margaret Williams, in 1924 in Victoria.
     Ruby died in 1941 in Hawthorn, Victoria.