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Louisa Hawes Donkin

Female 1839 - 1922  (83 years)



  • Name Louisa Hawes Donkin  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth 18 Jan 1839  Old Kent Rd, Camberwell Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • dau of John Donkin, civil engineer, & his wife Caroline. [1841 census]
    Residence Jun 1841  Peckham Stile, Old Kent Rd, Camberwell Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Residence Apr 1861  5 Royal Crescent, Holland Park Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    • visiting Edwin Bedford, solicitor, 39 b Camberwell, & his wife Caroline, 29 b Christchurch Surrey
    Marriage 05 Aug 1862  St George, Camberwell Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 9
    Horace Davey,   b. 29 Aug 1833, Camberwell Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1907, 86 Brook St, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Dec 1869  44 Norfolk Square, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Residence Apr 1871  12 Suffolk Square, Cheltenham Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    • visiting husband's friend Thomas Jex Blake, Principal of Cheltenham College
    Residence Apr 1881  10 Queen's Gate Gardens, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Residence Apr 1891  Verdley Place, Fernhurst Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Residence Apr 1911  9 Talbot Square, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    • with widowed dau Beatrice Wickens Gatacre + 5 serv
    Residence - Mar 1922  9 Somerset Place, Bath Find all individuals with events at this location   [13, 14, 15
    Death 03 Mar 1922  9 Somerset Place, Bath Find all individuals with events at this location ; Cause: Heart failure  [14, 15, 16
    • On the 3rd March, at her residence, 9, Somerset-place, Bath, suddenly, of heart failure, the Lady Davey, widow of Rt. Honble. Lord Davey, aged 83. Funeral at Forest Row, Sussex, Wednesday next, at 11.30. Train leaves Victoria 9.10. [The Times, Mon 06 Mar 1922]
    Burial 08 Mar 1922  Forest Row Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Louisa Hawes Donkin (1839-1922)
    Louisa Hawes Donkin (1839-1922)
    Headstone image at Find A Grave website
    Probate 26 Apr 1922  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 9,970 6s. 8d.  [15
    • Davey baroness the right honourable Louisa Hawes of 9 Somerset-place Bath widow died 3 March 1922 Probate London 26 April to the honourable Horace Scott Davey colonel H.M. Army and the honourable Beatix Wickens Gatacre widow. Effects 9970 6s. 8d. [NPC]
    Person ID I3751  Tatham | Richmond branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2013 

    Family Horace Davey,   b. 29 Aug 1833, Camberwell Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1907, 86 Brook St, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Marriage 05 Aug 1862  St George, Camberwell Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 9
    Notes 
    • 5 elder children: Hildegarde (1863-1927), Horace Scott (1865-1935), Mildred Cunningham (1866-1942), Beatrice Wickens (1868-1838), Margaret Bowen (1868-1942)(twins).
    • The Daveys used to stay in the summer at Hindleap House, Wych Cross, which was owned by the UK ambassador to the USA in 1905. They travelled abroad in the early 1900s with their chauffeur Henry Evans at the wheel. [Personal communication, 25 Jul 2011]
    Children 
     1. Arthur Jex Davey,   b. 26 Oct 1869, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1918, At sea, off Kingstown Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F1085  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 18 Jan 1839 - Old Kent Rd, Camberwell Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1841 - Peckham Stile, Old Kent Rd, Camberwell Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1861 - 5 Royal Crescent, Holland Park Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 05 Aug 1862 - St George, Camberwell Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 05 Aug 1862 - St George, Camberwell Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Dec 1869 - 44 Norfolk Square, Paddington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - 12 Suffolk Square, Cheltenham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - 10 Queen's Gate Gardens, Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - Verdley Place, Fernhurst Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - 9 Talbot Square, Paddington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Mar 1922 - 9 Somerset Place, Bath Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Cause: Heart failure - 03 Mar 1922 - 9 Somerset Place, Bath Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 08 Mar 1922 - Forest Row Cemetery Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 9,970 6s. 8d. - 26 Apr 1922 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Horace Davey and his wife Louisa Hawes Donkin
    Horace Davey and his wife Louisa Hawes Donkin
    Lord and Lady Davey, in baronial robes and coronets, Jun 1902

  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 52 b Camberwell

    2. [S21] Dictionary of National Biography.

    3. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Davey & Downes trees.

    4. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Don Montague.

    5. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 42 b Old Kent Rd

    6. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Camberwell, 1Q1839.

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1841.
      age 2 b Surrey

    8. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 22 b Camberwell

    9. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Camberwell, 3Q1862.

    10. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, Christ Church, Marylebone, 22 Dec 1869.
      son Arthur Jex Davey

    11. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 32 b Camberwell

    12. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 72 b Camberwell

    13. [S17] Telephone Directories.

    14. [S05] The Times, death notice, 06 Mar 1922.

    15. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    16. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Bath, 1Q1922.
      Louisa H Davey age 83