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Abraham Davy (1831-1896)

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Abraham Davy (1831-1896) of Davy Brothers

1831 Born in Sheffield son of Joseph Davy

1861 Living in Sheffield Brightside Bierlow, Ann Davy 52, widow, farmer, Abraham Davy 31, Edmund Davy 26, Albert Davy, engineer, 23, Elizabeth Davy 19, Annie Davy 17, Sarah Ann Davy 14[1]

1896 Obituary [2]

ABRAHAM DAVY died at his residence, the Oaks, Pitsmoor, Sheffield, on January 25, 1896, in his sixty-sixth year. He was the eldest son of Mr. Joseph Davy, one of the founders of Messrs. Davy Brothers, Park Ironworks, Sheffield. At an early ago he entered the business, and was actively connected with the management until his retirement a few years ago.

He was also connected with the coal trade, being a director in Messrs. J. & G. Wells, Eckington Collieries, and Henry Briggs, Son, & Co., Limited, Whitwood Collieries.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1883.

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