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George Davis

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George Davis
Born 1910s.
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Father of [private daughter (1940s - unknown)]
Died 1970s.
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George DAVIS, son of George DAVIS (1880-1935) and Maud Louisa TOMKINSON (1888-1975), was born on 24 February 1910 in Heron Cross, Fenton, Staffordshire, England.(*1) The address was: 45 Holly Place, Heron Cross, Fenton, Staffordshire, England. He was christened on 22 March 1910 in Heron Cross Methodist Chapel, Fenton, Staffordshire, England. George was a Miner. He was educated at Heron Cross County Secondary Modern School, Fenton, Staffordshire. He was a Methodist. He appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in 45 Holly Place, Heron Cross, Fenton, Staffordshire, England.(*2) He was a potters miller. In 1930 he was a hawker.(*3) In 1930 he was resident in 4 Clyde Street, Fenton, Staffordshire, England.(*3) He married Nellie POWELL on 11 October 1930 in Christ Church, Fenton, Staffordshire, England.(*3) The witnesses were Nellie's brother Thomas Harold and George's sister Lucy. In 1943 George was a colliery ripper. He was a general labourer. In 1943 he was resident in 22 Grove Road, Fenton, Staffordshire, England. He died on 3 April 1975 in Hartshill, Staffordshire, England.(*4) The address was: The City General Hospital, Hartshill, Staffordshire, England. George was buried on 9 April 1975 in Fenton Cemetery, Fenton, Staffordshire, England.

George's death notice appears in the Evening Sentinel on Saturday April 5th 1975. The details are: "DAVIS - On April 3rd, in hospital after a long illness patiently borne, George, of 191 Grove-rd., Fenton, the dearly loved husband of the late Nellie Davis, the very devoted dad of Dorothy, Margaret and Ruth and a beloved grandpa Service at Bourne Methodist Church, Heron Cross on Wednesday at 1:30 pm followed by interment at Fenton Cemetery. Relatives and friends please accept this as the only intimation - Co-operative Funeral Service Tel Burslem 887241 Meir 315238" George died of Carcinomatosis and Carcinoma of the rectum. Grave No. 11309 Fenton Cemetery.


  • 1. "Photocopy of a Birth Certificate held by Earl Davis of Staffordshire, England".
  • 2. "1911 Census Returns of England and Wales. Class: RG14; Piece: 16585; Schedule Number: 138".
  • 3. "Photocopy of a marriage certificate held by Earl Davis of Staffordshire, England".
  • 4. "Photocopy of a death certificate held by Earl Davis of Staffordshire, England".
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  • The paternal relationship between George and his daughter Ruth Davis is confirmed by a 115.9 cM Family Finder match between Ruth Davis GEDmatch T875866 and her 2nd cousin once removed Marie Minshall nee Parkes GEDmatch A485889. Marie is descended from George's aunt Bertha.

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