Person record: DAVEY, Captain William R.  (1867-1941)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameCaptain William Redwood DAVEY
Gendermale
Relevance of this personChurch Army officer 
Main period of activity1890s-1900s
Notes

He held central offices with the Church Army, including Lay Association Secretary, Church Army Candidates Secretary and Senior Prison Missioner, and as a result travelled widely around England giving visiting lectures. In the 1891 and 1901 Censuses he is recorded as a visitor at addresses in Hastings and the Isle of Wight respectively.

 
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
1867born atMorchard Bishop, Devon, England
1890-1910~23officerChurch Army
5 April 1891~24census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/761.133.18
– occupation 'Captain Church Army'
14 October 1895~28lecturer[Magic lantern service], Leavesden, Hertfordshire, England, 14 October 1895
15 October 1895~28lecturer[Magic lantern service], Leavesden, Hertfordshire, England, 15 October 1895
16 October 1895~28lecturer[Magic lantern service], Leavesden, Hertfordshire, England, 16 October 1895
November 1895~28lecturer[Magic lantern service], Watford, Hertfordshire, England, November 1895
21 November 1895~28lecturer[Magic lantern service], Watford, Hertfordshire, England, 21 November 1895
25 November 1895~28lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Ramsgate, Kent, England, 25 November 1895
26 November 1895~28lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], East Farleigh, Kent, England, 26 November 1895
December 1895~28lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Wilmington, England, December 1895
January 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Bodymoor Heath, Warwickshire, England, January 1896
January 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Middleton, Warwickshire, England, January 1896
January 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Minworth, Warwickshire, England, January 1896
January 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Kingsbury, Warwickshire, England, January 1896
January 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, January 1896
January 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, January 1896
8 January 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern service], Kintbury, Berkshire, England, 8 January 1896
8 January 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Kintbury, Berkshire, England, 8 January 1896
8 January 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Slaugham, Sussex (West), England, 8 January 1896
21 January 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Middleton, Warwickshire, England, 21 January 1896
21 January 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Middleton, Warwickshire, England, 21 January 1896
25 January 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Hungerford, Berkshire, England, 25 January 1896
25 January 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Hungerford, Berkshire, England, 25 January 1896
16 March 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, 16 March 1896
16 March 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, 16 March 1896
31 May 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern service], Chenies, Buckinghamshire, England, 31 May 1896
1 June 1896~29lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Chenies, Buckinghamshire, England, 1 June 1896
1897~30lecturer[Magic lantern service], London, England, 1897
18 January 1897~30lecturer[Magic lantern service], London Colney, Hertfordshire, England, 18 January 1897
December 1897~31lecturer[Magic lantern service], Etruria, Staffordshire, England, December 1897
17 December 1897~31lecturer[Magic lantern exhibition], East Farleigh, Kent, England, 17 December 1897
4 January 1898~31lecturer[Church Army work], Wheelock, Cheshire, England, 4 January 1898
4 January 1898~31lecturerThe torn Bible, Wheelock, Cheshire, England, 4 January 1898
5 January 1899~32lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], London, England, 5 January 1899
31 March 1901~34census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1019.30.6
– occupation 'Church Army Evangelist'
1902~34lecturer[Magic lantern address], Harrow Weald, Middlesex, England, 1902
1902~34lecturerLife in a convict prison, Bolton, Lancashire, England, 1902
17 March 1902~35lecturer[Church Army work amongst convicts], Blackburn, Lancashire, England, 17 March 1902
19 March 1902~35lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Bolton, Lancashire, England, 19 March 1902
1903~35lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Hungerford, Berkshire, England, 1903
25 January 1904~37lecturer[Magic lantern exhibition], Wigan, Lancashire, England, 25 January - 26 January 1904
18 December 1909~43lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Dibden Purlieu, Hampshire, England, 18 December 1909
1911residentClifford House, Villiers Road, Southall, London W, England
2 April 1911~44census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/6798.139
– occupation 'Church Army Evangelist'
1930resident5 Margaretta Street, Southall, London W, England
31 January 1941~74died atSouthall, London W, England
27 March 1941archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1941 C-D p.465
Texts linked to this personArticles (2)

William R. Davey, The Church's Holy War in Church Army gazette

William R. Davey, The Church's Holy War: News from the Battlefield in Church Army gazette

Lucerna ID no. 6000307Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 22 May 2017