Davis, Richard Harold (1890-1945)

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 524 (edited image)

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 524 (edited image).

 

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1921, page 575 (edited image)

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1921, page 575 (edited image).

 

Richard Harold Davis was a men’s clothing salesman who worked with Gault Brothers Limited, and for some time he may have been a dancing teacher.

Richard’s wife, Ethel Constance Davis, was a dancing teacher.

Mr. and Mrs. Davis lived at 1844 Georgia Street from 1920 to 1924.

 

Early Life

It appears that Richard Harold Davis was born in Richmond, Surrey, England, in 1890.

Richard’s parents may have been David Davis and Edith Matilda Alexandra Kempton Kirkman. They were married in St. Pancras, Camden, England, on March 10, 1880.

 

Ancestry.com. London and Surrey, England, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1597-1921 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Marriage Bonds and Allegations. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives. Name: David Davis; Age: 21; Birth Year: abt 1859; Event Date: 9 Mar 1880; Parish: St Pancras; County: Middlesex; Spouse’s name: Edith Matilda Alexander Kempton Kirkman; Spouse’s Age: 18; Spouse’s Parish: St Pancras; Event Type: Allegation; Reference Number: MS 1009/257.

 

Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: p90/pan1/152. Name: David Davis; Gender: Male; Marriage Age: 27; Record Type: Marriage; Birth Date: abt 1853; Marriage Date: 10 Mar 1880; Marriage Place: Parish Chapel, St Pancras, Camden, England; Father: Meyer Davis; Spouse: Edith Matilda Alexandra Kempton Kirkman; Register Type: Parish Register.

 

Marriage to Ethel Thelwall

In early 1919, Richard married Ethel Constance Thelwall. She was born in 1886 in Kingston, Surrey, England.

 

Ancestry.com. Surrey, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1917 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. Surrey History Centre; Woking, Surrey, England; Surrey Church of England Parish Registers; Reference: 2495/1/1. Name: Ethel Constance Thelwall; Baptism Date: 4 Jul 1886; Baptism Place: East Molesey, St Paul, Surrey, England; Parish as it Appears: East Molesey, St Paul; Father: John Augustus Thelwall; Mother: Gertrude Thelwall.

 

Ethel’s parents were John Augustus Thelwall (1858-1915) and Gertrude Brewer (1859-1935). John Thelwall was an artist who painted portraits, landscapes and still-lifes.

 

The Hull Packet and East Riding Times (Hull, East Yorkshire, England), July 30, 1875, page 1, column 1.

 

To Vancouver

Richard and Ethel moved to Canada in 1919, and by late 1919 they were living at 1844 Georgia Street.

 

Vancouver Sun, November 2, 1919, page 43, column 2.

 

While Ethel ran her dancing academy out of the home, Richard worked for Gault Brothers Limited.

 

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1921, page 650

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1921, page 650.

 

 

Gault Brothers, detail from “Looking northwest along Hastings Street at Homer Street towards Burrard Inlet,” 1913; City of Vancouver Archives - CVA 371-727.3; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/looking-northwest-along-hastings-street-at-homer-street-towards-burrard-inlet.

Gault Brothers, detail from “Looking northwest along Hastings Street at Homer Street towards Burrard Inlet,” 1913; City of Vancouver Archives – CVA 371-727.3; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/looking-northwest-along-hastings-street-at-homer-street-towards-burrard-inlet.

 

It appears that Ethel’s dancing academy taught mostly younger students.

 

“The Babes in the Wood” Pantomime by Pupils of Davis Fancy Dancing Academy [at 1844 Georgia Street]; January 20 1922; City of Vancouver Archives - CVA 99-3518 -; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/babes-in-wood-pantomime-by-pupils-of-davis-fancy-dancing-academy-at-1844-georgia-street

“The Babes in the Wood” Pantomime by Pupils of Davis Fancy Dancing Academy [at 1844 Georgia Street]; January 20 1922; City of Vancouver Archives – CVA 99-3518 -; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/babes-in-wood-pantomime-by-pupils-of-davis-fancy-dancing-academy-at-1844-georgia-street.

Later Life

Richard and Ethel did not appear in the Vancouver directories after 1924.

In 1924, Ethel and her daughter, Muriel sailed from Montreal, Quebec to London, England.

 

Ancestry.com. UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. The National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Inwards Passenger Lists.; Class: BT26; Piece: 769. Name: Ethel C Davis; Arrival Age: 38; Birth Date: abt 1886; Name: Muriel J Davis; Arrival Age: 3; Birth Date: abt 1921; Port of Departure: Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Arrival Date: 2 Jul 1924; Port of Arrival: London, England; Ports of Voyage: Plymouth, Devon, England; Ship Name: Antonia; Shipping Line: Cunard; Official Number: 145937. [selected portions].

 

It appears that Richard sailed to England in January 1925.

 

Ancestry.com. UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. The National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Inwards Passenger Lists.; Class: BT26; Piece: 793. Name: Richard H Davis; Arrival Age: 34; Birth Date: abt 1891; Port of Departure: New York, New York, United States; Arrival Date: 27 Jan 1925; Port of Arrival: London, England; Ports of Voyage: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Ship Name: Antonia; Shipping Line: Cunard Steamship Company Ltd; Official Number: 145937. [selected portions].

 

By 1927, Richard and Ethel were listed in the London electoral register. They were living at 33 Barrowgate Road in Chiswick.

 

Ancestry.com. London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Electoral Registers. Name: Richard Harold Davs and Ethel Constance Davis; Electoral Date: 1927; Street address: 33 Barrowgate Road; Ward or Division/Constituency: Brentford and Chiswick; County or Borough: Hounslow, England.

 

This was 33 Barrowgate Road in 2019. (The name above the house number is “Granville House.” It is not certain that the name has any connection with Granville Street or other Granville references in Vancouver.)

 

33 Barrowgate Road, Chiswick, London, England; Google Streets; searched January 23, 2020; image dated June 2019.

 

 

Chiswick, Brentford and Gunnersbury Directory 1935, page 12, column 1 [selected portions].

 

In 1945, Richard and Ethel were still at 33 Barrowgate Road.

 

Ancestry.com. London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Electoral Registers. Name: Richard H Davis and Ethel C Davis; Electoral Date: 1945; Street address: 33; Ward or Division/Constituency: Chiswick West; County or Borough: Brentford and Chiswick, England. [Page 2, column 1.]

 

It appears that Richard died in 1945.

By 1946, Ethel and her daughter, Muriel, were in the electoral register, but Richard’s name did not appear.

 

 

Ancestry.com. London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Electoral Registers. Ethel C. Davis and Muriel J T Davis; Electoral Date: 1946; Street address: 33; Ward or Division/Constituency: Chiswick West; County or Borough: Brentford and Chiswick, England.

 

Ethel continued to live at 33 Barrowgate Road. She died on May 28, 1962.

 

Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Ethel Constance Davis; Death Date: 28 May 1962; Death Place: Middlesex, England; Probate Date: 10 Sep 1962; Probate Registry: London, England.

 

Richard and Ethel had a daughter.

 

Muriel June Thelwall Davis

Muriel June Thelwall Davis was born in British Columbia, probably in Vancouver, in 1921.

In 1941, Muriel was a member of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force in England.

In 1945, she was living at 33 Barrowgate Road in Chiswick.

 

Ancestry.com. London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Electoral Registers. Name: Muriel June Thelwall Davis; Electoral Date: 1945; Ward or Division/Constituency: Chiswick West; County or Borough: Brentford and Chiswick, England.

 

In 1947, she married Bertram G. E. Shaw.

 

Muriel died on February 20, 1985.

 

Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. London, England © Crown copyright. Name: Muriel June Thelwall Shaw; Death Date: 20 Feb 1985; Death Place: Wadhurst East Sx; Probate Date: 13 May 1985; Probate Registry: Brighton.

 

Sources

David Davis (possible father of Richard Harold Davis)

David Davis (1852–); Birth: ABT 1852, London, Middlesex, England; Death: Unknown (ancestry.ca).

Ancestry.com. London and Surrey, England, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1597-1921 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Marriage Bonds and Allegations. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives. Name: David Davis; Age: 21; Birth Year: abt 1859; Event Date: 9 Mar 1880; Parish: St Pancras; County: Middlesex; Spouse’s name: Edith Matilda Alexander Kempton Kirkman; Spouse’s Age: 18; Spouse’s Parish: St Pancras; Event Type: Allegation; Reference Number: MS 1009/257.

Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: p90/pan1/152. Name: David Davis; Gender: Male; Marriage Age: 27; Record Type: Marriage; Birth Date: abt 1853; Marriage Date: 10 Mar 1880; Marriage Place: Parish Chapel, St Pancras, Camden, England; Father: Meyer Davis; Spouse: Edith Matilda Alexandra Kempton Kirkman; Register Type: Parish Register.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK6R-91K2 : 10 December 2017), David Davis, St Pancras, London,Middlesex, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 22, Piece/Folio 192/73, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,356.

 

Edith Matilda Alexander Kempton Kirkman (possible mother of Richard Harold Davis)

Edith Matilda Alexander Kempton Kirkman (1861–); Birth: OCT 1861, Middlesex, United Kingdom; Death: Unknown (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q273-5LWC : 10 December 2017), Edith Davis in household of David Davis, St Pancras, London,Middlesex, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 22, Piece/Folio 192/73, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,356.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9HH-Q9F : 20 May 2019), Edith Davis in household of David Davis, Hammersmith, London, England, United Kingdom; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing South Hammersmith subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

 

Richard Harold Davis

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XYV-73K : accessed 11 May 2016), Richard Harold Davis, 1890; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Richmond (Surrey), Surrey, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26V6-Y4R : accessed 11 May 2016), Richard H Davis and null, 1919; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1919, quarter 1, vol. 3A, p. 394, Brentford, Middlesex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

Vancouver City Archives, Gault Brothers, http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/gault-brothers: “ . . . Attracted by the growing market on Canada’s West Coast, the firm established a branch in Vancouver in 1899. Henry A. Stone was appointed manager. By 1906, the firm moved to larger premises at 361 Water Street. In 1915, the firm acquired a local work clothing company to ensure a continuous supply of goods for its customers. In 1918, local interests assumed control of the firm. In 1930, the federally chartered firm was succeeded by a B.C. company of the same name. . . .”

1921 Canada Census, Richard Harold Davis (indexed as Richard Harold David); Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 18; Census Place: Ward 1, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 5; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVCM-H3DR : 4 September 2014), Richard H Davis, 1945; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Brentford, Middlesex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

John Augustus Thelwall (father of Ethel Constance Thelwall)

John Augustus Thelwall; 1858–1915; http://artuk.org/discover/artists/thelwall-john-augustus-18581915

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26YV-NZJ : accessed 11 May 2016), John Augustus Thelwall, 1858; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Hull, Yorkshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7YJ-6D4 : accessed 11 May 2016), John A Thelwall in household of John Thelwall, Holy Trinity, Yorkshire (East Riding), England; from “1861 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZG9-986 : accessed 11 May 2016), John Augustus Thelwall in entry for John Thelwall, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKX5-4SVR : accessed 11 May 2016), John A Thelwall in household of John Thelwall, Kingston Upon Hull Holy Trinity And St Mary, Yorkshire,Yorkshire East Riding, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 4, Piece/Folio 4769/145, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,333.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DZR-3JF : accessed 11 May 2016), John Augustus Thelwall, 1883; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1883, quarter 3, vol. 9C, p. 92, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:758Y-1PZ : accessed 11 May 2016), John A Thelwall, Holy Trinity And St Mary, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (East Riding), England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (East Riding) county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSF7-TLN : accessed 11 May 2016), John A Thelwall, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Bournemouth subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England, London Electoral Registers, 1847-1913”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJFY-RZ76 : accessed 11 May 2016), John Augustus Thelwall, 1908.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JWJ-NG5 : accessed 11 May 2016), John A Thelwall, 1915; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Brentford, Middlesex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Gertrude Brewer (mother of Ethel Constance Thelwall)

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DPT-XGH : accessed 11 May 2016), Gertrude Brewer, 1877; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1877, quarter 1, vol. 9A, p. 150, Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DZG-32B : accessed 11 May 2016), Gertrude Brewer, 1883; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1883, quarter 3, vol. 9C, p. 92, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DZ5-RDS : accessed 11 May 2016), Gertrude Simpson, 1883; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1883, quarter 3, vol. 9C, p. 92, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:758B-3PZ : accessed 11 May 2016), Gertrude Thelwall in household of John A Thelwall, Holy Trinity And St Mary, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (East Riding), England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (East Riding) county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVH2-8FWR : accessed 11 May 2016), Gertrude Thelwall, 1935; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Brentford, Middlesex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England (possible connection).

 

Ethel Constance Thelwall (wife of Richard Harold Davis)

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2X5W-VDC : accessed 11 May 2016), Ethel Constance Thelwall, 1886; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Kingston, Surrey, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

Ancestry.com. Surrey, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1917 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. Surrey History Centre; Woking, Surrey, England; Surrey Church of England Parish Registers; Reference: 2495/1/1. Name: Ethel Constance Thelwall; Baptism Date: 4 Jul 1886; Baptism Place: East Molesey, St Paul, Surrey, England; Parish as it Appears: East Molesey, St Paul; Father: John Augustus Thelwall; Mother: Gertrude Thelwall.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:758B-KPZ : accessed 11 May 2016), Ethel C Thelwall in household of John A Thelwall, Holy Trinity And St Mary, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (East Riding), England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (East Riding) county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSF7-TLK : accessed 11 May 2016), Ethel C Thelwall in household of John A Thelwall, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Bournemouth subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XW49-Q96 : accessed 11 May 2016), Constance Thelwall, Chiswick, Chiswick, Middlesex, England; from “1911 England and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26VK-PHY : accessed 11 May 2016), Ethel C Thelwall and null, 1919; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1919, quarter 1, vol. 3A, p. 394, Brentford, Middlesex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

1921 Canada Census, Ethel Constance Davis (indexed as Ethel Crystruce David) in household of Richard Harold Davis (indexed as Richard Harold David); Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 18; Census Place: Ward 1, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 5; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVCK-VRWG : 4 September 2014), Ethel C Davis, 1962; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Hailsham, Sussex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Ethel Constance Davis; Death Date: 28 May 1962; Death Place: Middlesex, England; Probate Date: 10 Sep 1962; Probate Registry: London, England.

 

Muriel June Thelwall Davis (daughter of Richard Harold Davis)

1921 Canada Census, Muriel June Thelwall Davis (indexed as Muriel Jane Isabell David) in household of Richard Harold Davis (indexed as Richard Harold David); Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 18; Census Place: Ward 1, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 5; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

The London Gazette, 25 November 1941, page 6789; https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35358/page/6789/data.pdf: “Women’s Auxiliary Air Force. . . . To be Asst. Sec. Offs. on prob. (emergency):—10th Nov. 1941: . . . Muriel June Thelwall Davis (3939).”

Ancestry.com. London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Electoral Registers. Name: Muriel June Thelwall Davis; Electoral Date: 1945; Ward or Division/Constituency: Chiswick West; County or Borough: Brentford and Chiswick, England.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVDQ-XT4T : 8 October 2014), Muriel J T Davis and null, 1947; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1947, quarter 4, vol. 5E, p. 25, Ealing, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVZM-XW9Q : 4 September 2014), Muriel June T Shaw, Feb 1985; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death Registration, Uckfield, Sussex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Bertram G. E. Shaw (husband of Muriel June Thelwall Davis)

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVDQ-PSJM : 8 October 2014), Bertram G E Shaw and null, 1947; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1947, quarter 4, vol. 5E, p. 25, Ealing, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.