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Joseph Davy

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Joseph Davy (c1798-1861)

c.1798 Born in Keighley, one of 3 Davy brothers who formed Davy Brothers

1828 Married Ann Hobson in York[1]

1841 Living in Sheffield: Joseph Davy 40, farmer, Ann Davy 30, Abraham Davy 11, Walker Davy 9, Albert Davy 3[2]

1851 Living in Sheffield Brightside Bierlow: Joseph Davy 53, engine maker and farmer, with Ann 42, Walter Davy 19, engine maker, Edmund Davy 16, engine maker, Albert Davy 13, Elizabeth Davy 9, Ann Matilda Davy 8, Sarah Ann Davy 5, Lydia Davy 2[3]

1861 Died

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1841 census
  3. 1851 census