Arthur John Davis

Arthur John Davis[1]

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  • Name Arthur John Davis  [2
    Born 7 Oct 1900  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1930  Concord, Martin, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Bank Officer 
    Residence 1930  Concord, Martin, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    6 La Mascotte Avenue 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
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    Person ID I27389  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 May 2018 

    Father Harry Ward Davis
              b. 29 Oct 1860, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 29 Apr 1930, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Pettigrew
              b. 25 Dec 1866, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 28 Jun 1932  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1891  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F8283  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Phyllis Amelia Grant
              d. 1957 
    Married 25 Oct 1930 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2008 
    Family ID F8292  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sylvia Dorothea O'Shea
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1958 
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2008 
    Family ID F8293  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Oct 1900 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Bank Officer - 1930 - Concord, Martin, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 6 La Mascotte Avenue - 1930 - Concord, Martin, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 for Harry Ward and Mary Ann Davis (8283)
    Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 for Harry Ward and Mary Ann Davis (8283)

  • Notes 
    • 1st m. 25.10.1930 Phyllis Amelia Grant. 2 Chn. She d. 7(?).2.1957. 2nd m. 1958 Sylvia Dorothea O'Shea. d. 1984 0 Chn. He joined Bank of New South Wales in Sydney in 1917. Worked in Sydney and the country until 1923 when he was transferred to Fiji where he served at Suva, Levuka, and Lautoka. Returned to Australia 1927. Worked in Sydney and country until appointment as manager at Tallimba in central western N.S.W., Gulargambone, N.W., N.S.W. and Queanbeyan, near Canberra. Subsequently was inspecting, auditing, and relieving, and for last five years before retirement in 1965 was on Legal Administration.

      Both liked rowing, sailing, swimming, tennis, touring and camping. Phyllis was a commercial artist before marriage and specialised in poker work. Whilst at Queanbeyan took up hand made pottery as a hobby and was outstanding. Sewed, knitted, made dresses, made hats. Interested in church work and community affairs. Through her efforts at Tallamba a school bus service was commenced, and a room for the C.W.A. erected, at Queanbeyan whilst president of the C.W.A. she organised the purchase and alteration of a building for C.W.A. headquarters. A competent bowler. Arthur also was interested in community affairs and church matters. Played bowls and golf. Took a position with a legal firm doing conveyancing matters in 1967. Residence. Manley, N.S.W.

      Sylvia was formerly married to James Desmond O'Shea, an engineer and chemical engineer with the Commonwealth Government. Specialised in munitions manufacture, and during the 1939-45 War supervised these matters in Victoria, W.A. and Queensland.

      He died in 1952. Sylvia's mother died in 1953. Her father was presumed killed in London during a bombing attack by the Germans. Sylvia and her husband had a year in England for his studies in 1938 and she had another year in 1954. Interested in Music and literature, and played golf and swam. Now works for charity clubs, mainly V.I.E.W. Club for Smith's Family and Foundation for Disabled.

  • Reference  The Williams Family Tree. "Arthur John Davis". The Williams Family Tree. https://williamsfamilytree.co.uk/tree/getperson.php?personID=I27389&tree=wft (accessed December 3, 2020).

  • Sources 
    1. [S2857] Margaret R. Pitt. The Wates Family Saga. Middlesex, England - 1974/1998.

    2. [S3811] Wates Family Saga List.

    3. [S9359] " Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980." Database and images.Ancestry. ancestry.co.uk., (ancestry.co.uk : accessed 30 Jan 2015); Arthur John DAVIS (27389); 1930; Concord, Martin, New South Wales, Australia..

    4. [S5900] Queensland Births, Marriages and Deaths. Department of Justice and Attorney General.