Silas Davie

14 November 1856–March 1891 (Age 34)
Holborn, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Silas

When Silas Davie was born on 14 November 1856, in Holborn, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Davies, was 43 and his mother, Mary Ann Crix, was 39. He lived in London, Middlesex, England in 1871. He died in March 1891, in Holborn, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 34.

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James Davies
Mary Ann Crix
William Davie
James Silas Davie
Mary Ann Charlotte Davie
Mary Ann Davies
Thomas George Davie
Emily Davie
Louisa Maria Davie
Silas Davie

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World Events (6)

1859 · Big Ben

Age 3

Big Ben is the name of the bell that is inside the clock tower. It is one of the most famous landmarks in London. The famous ringing from Big Ben is the result of it cracking four months after opening.
1868 · Abolition of Public Hangings at Newgate

Age 12

On May 26, 1868 the Capital Punishment Act was put into action. This made it so that public hangings no longer existed at Newgate in London.
1877 · Trial of Detectives

Age 21

The Trial of Detective, also known as the Turf Fraud Scandal, was a scandal involving 3 senior Scotland Yard detectives. It was a scam involving bets made on horse races. 

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: from the Scottish pet form of the personal name David .2 English: variant of Way (see below).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Silas Davie in household of James Davie, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Silas Davie, "England, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988"
  • Silas Davie, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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