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John Henry Grant Davis

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John Henry Grant Davis (1863-1935)

1863 Born in Leeds

1871 James Davis 50, dyer, employing 22 men and 4 boys, lived in Halifax with Ann Davis 43, Charles Davis 19, Francis Davis 16, Emma Davis 8, John H Grant Davis 6, Catherine Davis 4[1]

1881 James Davis 59, Dyer, Employing 32 Men, lived in Halifax with Ann Davis 53, Emma Davis 19, John H.G. Davis 17, apprenticed dyer, Catherine Davis 14[2]

1891 John Hy G Davis 27, indigo dyer, employer, lived in Elland, Leeds, with Caroline A Davis 22, Caroline M Davis 11 months[3]

1901 John H G Davis 37, retired indigo dyer, lived in Cuckfield with Caroline A Davis 32, Caroline M Davis 10, Dorothy M Davis 8, Mary Davis 4[4]

1911 Living at The Hawthorns, Sutton Road, Walsall: John Henry Grant Davis (age 47 born Leeds), Ironfounder - Employer. With his wife Caroline Anna Davis (age 42 born Yks) and three daughters; Caroline Maud Davis (age 20 born Yks); Dorothy Margaret Davis (age 18 born Yks); and Mary Davis (age 14 born Yks).[5]

1935 Died in Battersea[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 census
  2. 1881 census
  3. 1891 census
  4. 1901 census
  5. 1911 Census
  6. BMD