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Theophilus Davison

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Hello, I am looking for any information on my great, great, great grandfather who lived in Scarborough, North Yorkshire in 1834 when he was a boot/shoemaker. I believe he was born in 1800 but I am not sure. If anyone has any additional information it would be gratefully appreciated.
 

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Hi Bronco,

As for Theophilus death registration didnt start until about June 1837 so it will be down to parish register. Have Mary Ann and family as follows:

Civil parish Scarborough-addressLong West Gate

Richard Knaggs age 30 occ taylor
Ann Knaggs age 40?
Frances Ann Davison age 9
Rivis Davison age 8
Wm Thomas Knaggs age 2

All born in county

1851

civil parish Scarborough, reg district Scarborough, sub reg district Filey

address 17 West Gate

Richard Knaggs age 40 Taylor born Wykeham
Mary Ann wife age 50 born Scarborough
William Thomas Knaggs son age 12 born Scarborough
Rivis Davison son in law (which in this case means stepson) occ coal porter born Scarborough
Samuel Eaman son in law age 24 occ shoe maker born Scarborough
Frances Ann dau in law age 19 born Scarborough
 
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Hi Bronco,

I've been researching the Davisons of Scarborough for my nephew who is also a Davison.

It seems that Theophilus Davison was the brother of his gt gt gt grandfather. Their parents were Henry Davison and Frances nee Revis who married in Scarborough on 31 Jan 1800. There were three brothers Henry Davison bapt Scarborough 18/2/1801 Theophilus Davison bapt 5 Nov 1809 and Thomas Davison bapt 13 Dec 1803.

Henry Davison b ca 1800/01 who I havebeen researching was a mariner and ship owner. It seems the family may also have had a sailor's pub in Scarborough.

I should be ineterested to hear what you have discovered about Theophilus. It looks as if his widow married Robert Knaggs.

Best,

Tjapaltjarri
 

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