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Mary  Elizabeth Ingram

Mary Elizabeth Ingram

Female 1858 - 1929  (70 years)


  • Name Mary Elizabeth Ingram  [1, 2
    Birth 26 Dec 1858  Portobello Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4
    Marriage Apr 1884  Pietermaritzburg, Natal? Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Peter Davis,   b. 03 Nov 1837, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 May 1919, Pietermaritzburg, Natal? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Decoration abt 1919  OBE  [5
    Residence 1921  Morningside, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Death 24 Mar 1929  Pietermaritzburg, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 4
    Notes 
    • Mary Davis was a prominent business woman in Natal and famed for her patriotic role especially in the Boer War and the Womens Patriotic movement. [Morgan website]
    • Davis, (Mrs.) Mary Elizabeth. Wife of Peter Davis, Esquire, of Messrs. P. Davis & Sons, Newspaper Proprietors and Publishers of Pietermaritzburg and Durban, Natal. Daughter of Alexander Ingram, Esquire, of Ferney Hill, Liberton. Born at Portobello, Scotland. Educated Edinburgh. Has resided in S.A. 30 years. Holds teacher's certif. from Moray House Training Coll., Edinburgh. Member of the Ladies' Empire Club, Grosvenor St., London; the Benevolent Society since 1886 (Secretary and Pres. 1901-1911); during the S.A. War (1899-1902) was Secretary of Durban Patriotic League and was decorated by his late Majesty King Edward VII with the Royal Red Cross. General and Graves Secretary G.L.W. (1901-1903), and General Pres. of Guild for Natal Province until 1912. Recreation: Gardening. 3 Sons, 4 Daughters. Residence: Morningside, Pietermaritzburg, Natal. [Women of South Africa, 1913]
    Person ID I2523  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2012 

    Family Peter Davis,   b. 03 Nov 1837, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 May 1919, Pietermaritzburg, Natal? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Marriage Apr 1884  Pietermaritzburg, Natal? Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    • marriage not found in St Saviour PMB reg 1883-1885
    Children 
    +1. Philip Ingram Davis,   b. 1886, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 12 May 2012 
    Family ID F0632  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 26 Dec 1858 - Portobello Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - Apr 1884 - Pietermaritzburg, Natal? Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Apr 1884 - Pietermaritzburg, Natal? Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1921 - Morningside, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 24 Mar 1929 - Pietermaritzburg, Natal Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    2. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Morgan.
      website accessed 16 Feb 2012

    3. [S07] Other Sources, Women of South Africa, 1913.

    4. [S07] Other Sources, Dictionary of South African Biography.

    5. [S07] Other Sources, Dictionary of South African Biography.
      sv his wife Mary