Descendants of Charles Davis

Origin: Welsh

First found in Flint, where the Davis family was seated from very ancient times,
some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Motto Translated: Without God without anything, God is enough.

Updated 19th December 2011

1st Generation
Charles DAVIS: Born 1814 in Piddletown, Dorset, England.  Married Amelia (Ann) Maria Brine. Known to be employed as a Bailiff in 1861 - as per England census Ref: RG 9/1357.

Amelia (Ann) Maria BRINE: Born 24th November 1816 in Tolpuddle, Dorset, England.Daughter of John Brine & Catherine Parnacott.

Robert James Davis born 1839 in Tolpuddle, Dorset, England.

Hiram Davis

Joseph DAVIS

Mary Davis born 1851 in Up Sydling, Dorset, England.

2nd Generation

Hiram DAVIS: (CHARLES 1)  Born 1845 in Tolpuddle, Dorset, England.  Baptised 6th April 1845 at Tolpuddle, Dorset, England.  Married Jane Anne (date unknown). [Parents]

Jane Anne:  Born 1855 in Grafton Dublin, Ireland.


Frederick William Davis born 1879 in Meerus, Bengal, India.

Louise Elleen Davis born 1885 in Luckot, Bengal, India.

Walter E Davis born 1887 in Camden Town, London, England.

May Davis born 1890 in Bow, London, England.

Annie J Davis born 1891 in Bow, London, England.

Source: 1901 census


Hiram Davis joined the British Army and served in India, taking part in the Afghan Military Campaign and award the Afghanistan, Egypt, South Africa 1878-1882 medal.  Reg No 490. Further research is required to establish his service details.

For description of campaign, follow this link

Currently no record can be found of marriage to Anne Jane but it would appear that she accompanied him to India as two of their five children were born in India.

Joseph DAVIS: (CHARLES 1)  Born March 1841 in Tolpuddle, Dorset, England.  Married Fanny Bishop in October 1861 at Dorchester, Dorset.  Died April 1900 in Allington, Bridport, Dorset. [Parents]

Fanny BISHOP: Born 1837 in Burleston, Dorset.  Daughter of James Bishop & Joannah House. Died 1890 at Allington, Dorset.



Mary Jane Davis

Charles Davis

Elizabeth Ann Davis born December 1865 in Allington, Dorset.

Charlotte Davis born October 1867 in Allington, Dorset.

Ellen Davis born December 1869 in Allington, Dorset.

William George Davis born January 1872 in Allington, Dorset.

James Bishop Davis born August 1874 in Allington, Dorset.  Died January 1901 in Hampshire, England.

Alice Sophia Davis born 1877 in Allington, Dorset.  Died June 1962 at Bath, Somerset.

Henry C DAVIS: (CHARLES 1) Born Abt 1848 in Sydling, Dorset, England.  Married (1) Emily Coombs.  Re-married (2) Elizabeth Eveleigh. [Parents].

Emily COOMBS:  Born December 1849 at Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England. Daughter of James Coombs & Eliza Norman. Died June 1895 in Dorset

Elizabeth: Born 1853 at Shipton George, Dorset, England.


Children by Emily Coombs:
Charles H DAVIS
Beatrice DAVIS born 1875 at Allington, Dorset, England.
Walter Henry DAVIS born 1876 at Allington, Dorset, England. Married Florence Elizabeth Powell on 6th June 1903.

Marriage Certificate: Bridport, Dorset 5a 886 1903 Apr/May/Jun Qtr
Amy DAVIS born 1879 at Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England.

Children by Elizabeth Eveleigh (Second marriage - Henry C Davis)
Emily DAVIS born 1883 at Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England.
Alice DAVIS born 1886 at Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England.
Edith DAVIS born 1900 at Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England.

Children of Elizabeth Eveleigh (First Marriage - husband unknown at this time).
William Eveleigh born 1886 at Bridport, Dorset, England.
Charles Eveleigh born 1888 at Bridport, Dorset, England.
Mary Eveleigh born 1890 at Bridport, Dorset, England.

Note 1:
There appears to be a conflict of  children's birth dates from Elizabeth Eveleigh's first marriage
which is unexplained at this time.  Information supplied by 1901 England Census

Note 2:
Known that in 1891 Henry Davis along with his son Charles and daughter Beatrice worked in the
Flax Mill in Burton Bradstock
Excellant link for the past & present of Burton Bradstock follow this link where you will find references to Davis Family:
Burton Bradstock Village

3rd Generation

Mary Jane DAVIS: (JOSEPH2, CHARLES 1) Born 1862 in Piddlehinton, Dorset.  Married Robert Walter Dear in 1883. [Parents]

Robert Walter DEAR:  Born 1860 in Fordington, Dorset.



Joseph Charles Dear born 1885 in Bridport, Dorset. Died 1964 in Wiltshire, England.

George Henry Dear born 1887 in Dorchester, Dorset.

Percy James Dear born 1889 in Dorchester, Dorset.  Died 1953 in Dorset, England.

Lilian Ellen K Dear born 1891 in Dorchester, Dorset.

Beatrice M Dear born 1893 in Dorchester, Dorset.

Willie Alfred Dear born 1897 in Dorchester, Dorset.

Ernest Robert Dear born 1900 in Dorchester, Dorset.

Charles DAVIS: (JOSEPH2, CHARLES 1) Born January 1864 in Bridport, Dorset.  Married Jane Munden April 1886 at Allington, Dorset.  Died 1911 at Ringwood, Hampshire. [Parents]

Jane MUNDEN: Born 1860 at Allington, Dorset.  Daughter of Thomas Munden & Jane Atkins Tattershall.  Died 1911 at Ringwood, Hampshire.


Andrew Herbert Davis born July 1887 at Allington, Dorset. (See Note below)

Joseph Thomas Davis born October 1888 at Allington, Dorset.

Lilian Alice Davis born April 1890 at Allington, Dorset.  Died January 1897 at Allington, Dorset.

William George Davis born January 1897 at Allington, Dorset.

Sidney Charles Davis born April 1905 at Allington, Dorset.


 Andrew Herbert Davis joined the British Army on 5th September 1914 in London and was posted to Aldershot with the Army Service Corps with the rank of Pte - Regimental No: 3684. On 23rd September embarked as part of the Exp Force to France where he was employed as a driver.

Discharged on 3rd December 1919 and awarded the British War Medal, Victory Medal & the 1914 Star.

Charles H DAVIS: (HENRY C2, CHARLES 1) Born 1870 at Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England.  Married Sarah Butcher. [Parents].

Sarah BUTCHER:  Born 1870 in Symondsbury, Dorset, England. Daughter of Thomas Butcher.

Henry DAVIS born 1890 at Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England.
Edward DAVIS born 1892 at Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England.
Ellen DAVIS born 1894 at Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England.
Reginald DAVIS born 1896 at Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England.  Died in 1914-18 Great War - [Goto Photo].
Alfred DAVIS born 1897 at Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England.
Blanche DAVIS born 1899 at Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England.
Walter DAVIS.

4th Generation
Walter DAVIS: (CHARLES H3, HENRY C2,CHARLES 1) Born July 1900 at Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England.  Married Winifred Cooper.

Winifred COOPER: Born 1896 in Guildford, Surrey area.

Reginald George Davis
Alec Douglas Davis

5th Generation

Reginald George DAVIS: (WALTER4, CHARLES H3 HENRY C2, CHARLES 1) Born 7 October 1924 in Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England. Married Margaret ALLAM 26 December 1946 at St Mary's Church, Salehurst, East Sussex.  [Go to Photo]  Occupation: Engineer Mechanic.  Died 18 April 1975. [Parents]
Birth Certificate: Bridport, Wiltshire 1924 5a 509 Oct/Nov/Dec Qtr
Marriage Certificate: Battle, Sussex 1946 5h 52 Oct/Nov/Dec Qtr
Death Certificate: Battle, Sussex 1975 18 0035

Margaret ALLAM: aka Peggy. Born 23 June 1928 in Ladywell Park, Lewisham, London, England.  On death of husband, remarried Len WOODGATE 27 March 1977. [Parents] (Sub-Branch Link)
Birth Certificate: Lewisham, Greater London 1928 1d 1390 Jul/Aug/Sep Qtr
Richard DAVIS
Maxine DAVIS
Stephan DAVIS

Leonard W WOODGATE: Born 7 February 1929 in Robertsbridge, Sussex.
Birth Certificate: Ticehurst, Sussex 1929 2b 137 Jan/Feb/Mar Qtr
Marriage Certificate: Battle, Sussex 18 0062 Jan/Feb/Mar Qtr


Alec Douglas DAVIS:  Born 27th December 1920 in Dorset.  Married Jeanie Mason 12 December 1942 at St Andrews North Church in Kilmarnock, Scotland. [Parents]

Jeanie Garrett MASON:  Born 9 May 1921.

Maureen DAVIS - Married John Harvey.
Linda DAVIS - Married Robert Little. - Children: Gary Douglas Little born 19 July 1975 & Craig Robert Little born 22 March 1979.

Note:  At the time of marriage Alec Douglas Davis to Jean, Jean's father known to be
Sheriff Officer at Kilmarnock, Aryshire in Scotland.

6th Generation

Richard DAVIS: (REGINALD5, WALTER4, CHARLES H3 HENRY C2, CHARLES 1) Born 27 October 1947 in Hastings, East Sussex, England.  Married Judy Hillman. on 28th August 1971 at Bexhill, Sussex. [Goto Photo] - [Parents]

Marriage Certificate: Battle, Sussex 5h 77 1971 Jul/Aug/Sep Qtr

Judy HILLMAN: Born 20th March 1950 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.
Sarah DAVIS born 26 June 1977

Maxine DAVIS: (REGINALD5, WALTER4, CHARLES H3 HENRY C2, CHARLES 1) Born 27 March 1949 in Robertsbridge (Silverdale Cottages), Sussex, England.  Married Robin KEELEY at Salehurst, Sussex 28th September 1968.  Divorced and remarried Colin REGULAR.  Died 2000. [Parents]
Robin KEELEY: Born 1 November 1945.  Died 29 May 2003
Lewis KEELEY (Adopted) born 23 April 1981
Nathan KEELEY (Adopted) born 25 January 1976.  Married Sarah Chapman born in Devon 1977.  Children: Thomas Robin Keeley born 1st January 2006.

Stephan DAVIS: (REGINALD5, WALTER4, CHARLES H3 HENRY C2, CHARLES 1) Born 1 August 1955.  Married Anne Furlong 1 March 1985 at St Mary's Church, Salehurst, Robertsbridge, Sussex.  [Goto Photo] Divorced: [Parents].
Ann FURLONG: Born 28 January 1955.
Adrian DAVIS born 21 July 1981.  Married Lauren Yates.
Joanne DAVIS

Colin DAVIS: (REGINALD5, WALTER4, CHARLES H3 HENRY C2, CHARLES 1) Born 10 March 1960.  Married Angelique Berg 24 November 1985 at Hameln, Germany. Now living in Germany. [Parents]
Angelique Berg: Born 17 April 1965 in Hameln, Germany.
Michael DAVIS born 28 July 1984
James DAVIS born 21 May 1995
Dana DAVIS born 21 June 1986
Christopher DAVIS born 18 December 1988
Gemma DAVIS born 12 May 1990
Steven DAVIS born 10 June 1992
Philip DAVIS born 4 January 1994
Emily DAVIS born 7 April 2002
Leanne DAVIS born 18 November 2003
Caitlan DAVIS born 21 May 2005
Megan Charlene DAVIS born 8 August 2007

7th Generation

Emma DAVIS: (RICHARD6, REGINALD5, WALTER4, CHARLES H3, HENRY C2, CHARLES1) Born 28 September 1974. Married Paul WHITE on 7th June 2003 at Herstmoncaux, Sussex. [Parents]

Lucy Jane DAVIS born 17th August 1997 at Hastings, Sussex.
Zoe' Ann DAVIS born 23rd November 2002 at Hastings, Sussex.

Joanne DAVIS: (RICHARD6, REGINALD5, WALTER4, CHARLES H3 HENRY C2, CHARLES 1) Born 13 August 1980.  Married Dean Pelling. [Parents]


Lauren PELLING born 29th July
Callum PELLING born 3rd January