Thomas Davis

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Biography

Thomas Davis of Gargrave, legatee of George Metcalfe (q.v.) and probably brother of George Metcalfe's widow Elizabeth Metcalfe (q.v.).

  1. Son of William Davis and Margaret (Peggy) Routh, Tho. Davis was baptised at Stallingbusk, near Hawes, Yorkshire, 23/09/1787.

  2. A condition of George Metcalfe's will (of 1820, proved 1822) was that Thomas Davis take the name Metcalfe, which he appears not to have done by the time of compensation.

  3. Possibly the same Thomas Davis who was a witness at the marriage of George Metcalfe and Elizabeth Davis in Gargarve, Yorkshire, 01/07/1812.

Sources

  1. FamilySearch online [accessed 27/11/2011] See entry for Elizabeth Metcalfe for details of the Davis family.

  2. PROB 11/1653 available at http://www.willtranscriptions.co.uk/surnames/m-n-o/metcalfe_george_m115.htm [accessed 24/02/2012].

  3. Database, 'Yorkshire, England, Extracted Parish Records' available on www.ancestry.com [accessed 24/02/2012].


Further Information

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Associated Claims (3)

£1,744 13S 5D
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£901 19S 4D
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£1,159 5S 8D
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