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The following titled Davis families are listed in BURKE’S GENERAL ARMORY: Hollywood, Co. Gloucester, Bart.; Bristol; Co. Kent (two families); London and Westminster, 1746; Co. Salop; Co. Hereford; Leytonstone, Co. Essex; Fenton House, Hampstead Heath; Kill, Co. Kildare; Viscount Mount Cashell, Sir Paul Davis Knt.; Sir William Davis, Lord Chief Justice, King’s Bench, Ireland; Major Thomas Davis; Reg. Ireland; Atkins Davis; Sir John Davis, Attorney-General for Ireland, 1606.

Davis of Well Close
A101 HUGH DAVIES: of Machynlleth, Co. Montgomery; b. 1700; m, Eliz.
Pemberton, of Wroughton, Salop; d. 1750; his son,
A 102 WILLIAM DAVIS: of Well Close, Brockworth, Glos.; b. 1732—35; m.
1764, Anne (dau. and co-heir of John Harper of Hereford); d. 1817. The
eldest son,
A103 WILLIAM DAVIS: of Well Close, and Leytonstone, Co. Essex; J. P. and D.
L.; High Sheriff, 1821; b. 1766; m. 1796, Dorothy (dau. of John Roebuck, of
London); d. 1854; his only son,
A104 JOHN DAVIS: of Well Close, and of Cranbrook Park, Co. Essex; J. P. and
D. L.; b. 1800; m. 1826, Eliz. Jesser (dau. John Coope, of Shooter’s Hill, Co.
Kent); d. 1864, leaving, with other issue,
A105 WILLIAM DAVIS: of Well Close; b. 1827; m. 1858, Adelaide (dau. of Miles
Stringer, of Effingham Hill, Co. Surrey); d. 1890.
(1) Cecil: now of Well Close, A106.

(2) Walter Stewart: late Indian Political Dept.; b. 1865; m. 1897,Georgina (dau. of
late David Ross, C. I. E.)
(A) William Wellclose: sub-lieut. R. N.; b. 1901.
(B) Howell Effingham: b. 1904.
(C) Dorothy Jane.

(3) Somerville Baulnois: M.D.; resid. med. officer and magistrate,York, W. Australia; b. 1867; m. 1896, Edith (dau. Canon Groser); d. 1918.
(A) Somerville Wentworth: lieut. R. N.; b. 1897.
(B) Cecil Eaton: b. 1907.
(C) Adelaide Edith, Mary Dorothy, Georgina Evelyn and Jesser Stewart.

(4) James Rowcroft: b. 1869.

(5) George William: b. 1871; m. 1898, Ethel (dau. late J. Buckley Deakin, of
Liverpool).
(A) James Buckley Stringer: b. 1899.

(6) Adeliza: m. 1891, Cot. XV. D. Thomson, C. M. G., late Judge­Advocate-Gen.,
in India; issue.

A106 C0L. CECIL DAVIS: 0. B. E. (1919); of Well Close, Co. Glos.; late Com’d’g 1st Duke York’s Own Lancers, Indian Army; b. 1861; edu­cated at Eton; m. 1911, Kate Amy (dau. late James Aitchison Ross, of Effingham, Surrey).
(1) William James: b. 1912
(2) Cecil Rhodes: b. 1913
(3) John Hugh: b. 1916
(4) Hugh Ross: b. 1918


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