John Albert Davis

(28 November 1896 - 14 January 1975), ID# 17
John Albert Davis|b. 28 Nov 1896\nd. 14 Jan 1975|p17.htm|Charles Albert Davis|b. 5 Oct 1868|p80.htm|Jessie Helen Roffey|b. 24 May 1872\nd. 1 Jan 1956|p81.htm|John Davis|b. c 1842|p187.htm|Annie Brandis|b. 24 Aug 1846\nd. bt 1883 - 1891|p202.htm|Walter R. Roffey|b. 11 Jan 1842|p171.htm|Elizabeth C. Simmonds|b. 20 Sep 1839|p172.htm|
FatherCharles Albert Davis1,2 (5 Oct 1868 - )
MotherJessie Helen Roffey2 (24 May 1872 - 1 Jan 1956)
     John Albert Davis, son of Charles Albert Davis and Jessie Helen Roffey, was born on 28 November 1896 in South Hornsey, Edmonton, Middlesex, at 22 Warwick Road.2 John Albert Davis also went by the name of Jack.

Jack was the second of three children. His siblings were Gwendoline (b 1893) and Harold (b 1902).

Jack appeared in the 1901 census of Carshalton, Surrey, at 12 Lavender Road, in his parents' household.3

Jack appeared in the 1911 census of Wallington, Croydon, Surrey, at 64 Thorp Road, in his parents' household. He was described as at School and as a Butcher's Boy.4

In 1920 Jack lived at 64 Thorpe Road, Wallington, Surrey. He was described as a Draughtsman.1

John Albert Davis married Hilda Stickland, daughter of Frank Stickland and Jane Harris, after Banns, according to the rites and ceremonies of the Church of England on 4 September 1920 at St Mary's Church, West Moors, Dorset. The marriage was conducted by the Vicar, C Carew Cox. Their witnesses were Elsie Stickland and a Sidney L Black.1

In 1923 Jack and Hilda lived at 7 Sandy Lane North, Beddington, Surrey. He was described as an Engineers' Draughtsman.

In 1944 Jack and Hilda lived at Bincleaves, Woodmansterne Lane, Wallington, Surrey. He was described as an Engineer.

Jack registered the death of his mother, Jessie Helen Roffey, in 1956 in Bournemouth, (County Borough of Bournemouth).5,6

John Albert Davis died on 14 January 1975, aged 78, in Woodgate, Aldingbourne, West Sussex, at 10 Woodgate Road. The cause of death was given as bronchopneumonia and cerebral arteriosclerosis.7

Children with Hilda Stickland

  • June Gwendolen Davis
  • Raymond John Davis
  • Laurence Stuart Davis
  • Brenda Davis
  • Ann Rosalind Davis
ChartsAncestors of John Albert (Jack) Davis
Descendants of John Davis
Descendants of Richard Brandis
Descendants of Thomas Stickley/Stickland


  1. Copy marriage certificate of John Albert Davis and Hilda Stickland, married 1920, Wimborne (Registrar General for England and Wales, vol 5, page 713, entry 29).
  2. Copy birth certificate of John Albert Davis, born 1896, Edmonton (Hornsey) (Registrar General for England and Wales, vol 3a, page 310, entry 81).
  3. Online image of the 1901 Census for England, Surrey, Epsom, Carshalton, GRO ref: RG 13/579.
  4. Online image of the 1911 Census for England, Surrey, Croydon, Mitcham, GRO ref: RG14/3425.
  5. Index to Deaths,, 1837-1983, compiled by Registrar General, GRO London.
  6. Copy death certificate of Jessie Helen Davis, died 1956, Bournemouth (Bournemouth East) (Registrar General for England and Wales, vol 6b, page 129, entry [1]82).
  7. Copy death certificate of John Albert Davis, died 1975, Chichester (Registrar General for England and Wales, vol 18, page 1690, entry 173).

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