NameJohn Davies 159,325,326,336,134, G Grandfather
Birth10 May 1875, Fairfield, Belbroughton, Worcestershire328,337,338
Death19 Jan 1951, Ivy Cottage, Stourbridge Road, Fairfield, Belbroughton, Worcestershire159,339,340
OccupationIronmongers assistant (1891)326
OccupationBricklayer (1901, 1903, 1908, 1911, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1935)341,336,342,134,343,344,345,346
OccupationBricklayer journeyman (1904, 1912, 1913, 1922)347,348,166,349
OccupationBuilder’s bricklayer (retired) (1951)340
EducationAble to sign name342,349,344,348
Alias/AKAJohn Davis326
Cause of deathCarcinoma of the stomach340
FatherCharles Davies (1845-1918)
MotherElizabeth Hemus (1844-1921)
1Gertrude Mountford 159,350,351,134, G Grandmother
Birth9 Dec 1883, Belbroughton, Worcestershire328,352,353,354
Birth MemoDeath certificate and family bible have 8 Dec 1883
Baptism3 Feb 1884, Holy Trinity Parish Church, Belbroughton, Worcestershire355
Death16 Mar 1973, Hilltop Isolation Hospital, Rectory Lane, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire159,356,354
Alias/AKAGerty Mountford328
FatherWilliam Mountford (1836-1892)
MotherEsther Lees (1842-)
Marriage25 Dec 1903, St. Mark’s Parish Church, Birmingham, West Midlands159,357,342
Family ID6
ChildrenNelsie Florence (1904-1997)
 Irene May (1906-1970)
 Jean Gertrude (1908-)
 Eric Charles William (Died as Child) (1912-1927)
 Doris Eva (1913-1944)
Notes for John Davies
In 1881 he was living with his parents in Fairfield, Belbroughton, Worcestershire325.
In 1891 he was living with his parents in Parish Hill, Bournheath, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire326.
In 1900 the building and carpentry business “Davis and Sons” that he started in ca June 1897 with his father Charles Davies and brothers Charles and Albert became bankrupt. The newspaper report states that in January 1900 they had no capital, did not keep any accounts and were trying to build three houses in Fairfield358. A later report of the examination of John Davies by the Offical Reciever states that he had managed the business. It was alleged that they had removed 2500 bricks at night from a stock of 3000 and attempted to hide their ownership of a cart by claiming that it belonged to their carter and forging entries in the wage book359.
In 1901 he was lodging in the household of his sister Ann Maria in Wall Well, Hasbury, Halesowen, Worcestershire336.
In 1903 he was living in Fairfield, Belbroughton, Worcestershire342.
In 1911 he was living in a three room dwelling in Fairfield, Belbroughton, Worcestershire134.
In 1912 he was living in Fairfield, Belbroughton, Worcestershire348.
In 1922 he was living in Fairfield, Belbroughton, Worcestershire349.
In 1927 when he registered the death of his son Eric Charles William Davies he was living in Ivy Cottage, Fairfield, Belbroughton, Worcestershire344.
In 1929 he witnessed the marriage of his daughter Jean Gertrude Davies346.
In 1930 he witnessed the marriage of his daughter Irene May Davies341.
In 1945 he witnessed the second marriage of his daughter Irene Mary Davies to Arthur Kynaston Lammas162.
Notes for John & Gertrude (Family)
John Davies, a bachelor aged 28 whose occupation was bricklayer, married Gertrude Mountford, a spinster aged 20. The groom's address was Fairfield and the bride's address was Madeley Heath, Belbroughton. The groom's father was Charles Davies and his occupation was bricklayer. The bride's father was William Mountford (deceased) and his occupation was bootmaker. The marriage was performed at the St Marks Church, Fairfield according to the rites of the established church after banns. The ceremony was performed by Chas. Lunn. The bride and groom both signed. The marriage was witnessed by William Thomas Mountford (signed) and Elizabeth Mountford (signed)342.
Last Modified 12 May 2011Created 10 May 2014 by Martin Stephens