(1789-Bef 1847)
Cordelia CRASE
Joseph TREVILLION of Reskadinnick
(Abt 1821-1879)


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William DAVEY


  • Born: 1843, Camborne, Cornwall 2
  • Married: 25 Jun 1873, Penponds by Camborne, Cornwall 1
  • Died: 7 May 1909, 26 Tolver Rd., Penzance, Cornwall 3

   Another name for Grace was Grace TREVILIAN.

   Research Notes:

In 1871, Grace Trevillian (27) of Camborne was working as a domestic servant for Joseph & Mary E. Vivian in Vean House, Camborne.

In 1881, Grace Davey (37) of Camborne and husband William Davey (34) of Illogan, G.W.R. Clerk, were living in 7 Mount St., Madron. Present were children (born in Penzance): William (6), scholar, Henry (4), scholar, Sydney (3), Mabel (1)

In 1891, Grace Davey (47) of Camborne and husband William Davey (44) of Illogan, railway carrier's agent, were living in 7 Mount St., Penzance. Present were children (born in Penzance): William (15), steamship clerk, Henry (14), scholar, Sydney (13), scholar, Mable (11), scholar, John (6), scholar


"We regret to announce the death of Mrs. Davey, which took place at her residence, 26, Tolver Road, Penzance, on Friday morning. Deceased was the widow of Mr. William Davey, who was for 30 years manager of the Great Western Railway Co.'s carting agency at Penzance. Mrs. Davey was the eldest daughter of the late Mr. Joseph Trevillion, of Reskadinnick, Camborne, and since the death of her husband two years ago, had been in failing health. Deceased contracted a chill several weeks ago, which eventually developed into chronic gastritis and pneumonia, to which she succumbed. Every sympathy will be extended to the family (four sons and one daughter) in their bereavement.

The mortal remains of the late Mrs. Grace Davey, relict of the late Mr. William Davey, for many years the manager for Messrs. Lean, Railway carriers; were interred in the Penzance Cemetery on Monday afternoon. Rev. W. Hargreaves Cooper Wesleyan minister officiated. The chief mourners were Messrs. Will, Henry, and Jack Davey (sons), Mr. John Trevillion (brother), Mr. Jameson Hancock, Mr. Arthur Davey and Mr. Arthur Channon (nephews), Mr. William Pascoe, Mr. William Trethowan and Mr. Elisha Davey (brothers-in-law), Mr. Wilfrid Mann, Mr. Arthur Langworthy, Mr. W. T. White, Mr. George Hall, Mr. Thomas Champion, Mr. W. Henry Walters and Mr. Ernest Beare..... The casket of was English elm mounted with brass, and the plate bore the inscription: 'Grace Davey, died May 7th, 1909, aged 66 years.'...." 4

   Marriage Information:

Grace married William DAVEY, son of William DAVEY and Grace NANCARROW, on 25 Jun 1873 in Penponds by Camborne, Cornwall 1. (William DAVEY was born about 1847 in Bridge, Illogan, Cornwall and died on 18 Jan 1907 in Penzance, Cornwall 5.)

   Marriage Notes:

William Davey, 28, of Camborne, bachelor, store keeper, son of William Davey, miller, and
Grace Trevillian, 30, of Reskadinnick, spinster, daughter of Joseph Trevillian, miner

Married by Banns

Witnesses: Joseph Trevillian, Jane Trevillian


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2 England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008, Redruth district, 2nd Quarter, vol. 9, p. 234.

3 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Penzance district, 2nd Quarter, vol. 5c, p. 154.

4 The Cornishman and Cornish Telegraph, Thursday May 13, 1909.

5 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, 1st Quarter, vol. 5c, p. 180.

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