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Samuel John Davis (1854 - 1874)

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Samuel John Davis aka Davies
Born in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Died in Dukinfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified 4 Sep 2019 | Created 26 Mar 2018 | Last significant change: 4 Sep 2019
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Samuel Davis was born in England.
Samuel Davis was killed in the Astley Deep Pit Colliery Explosion on 14-Apr-1874

Samuel was born in 1854. He did not marry. He worked as a miner in the Astley Deep Pit mine. He was killed in the deadly explosion on 14 April 1874. He was only 20 years old.


  • "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, Samuel John Davis, 26 Feb 1854); citing Potterspury, Northampton, England, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 6,128,696.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), Samuel Davies in household of Thomas Davies, Dukinfield, Lancashire, England; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  • UK, Coal Mining Accidents and Deaths Index, 1700-1950.

Research Notes

  • 1861 census England. Ceshire>Dukinfield>district 06
  • Thomas Davies (father), Esther (mother), Samuel (7), Susan(5), Edward(1)

Thomas b. 1816; Esther b. 1831

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