Pearl Evelyn Selwood

1892–1979 (Age 87)
Orange, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Pearl Evelyn

When Pearl Evelyn Selwood was born on 13 May 1892, in Orange, New South Wales, Australia, her father, Philip SELLWOOD, was 29 and her mother, Caroline Sarah Baker, was 23. She married Harold Erwin Davis on 3 June 1914, in Millthorpe, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 9 October 1979, in Gordon, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Pearl Evelyn Selwood
Harold Erwin Davis
Marriage: 3 June 1914
Edna Evelyn Davis
Erwin Con Davis

Spouse & Children

3 June 1914
Millthorpe, New South Wales, Australia


  • Female1915–2005Female

  • Erwin Con Davis


Parents & Siblings

  • Philip SELLWOOD


  • Caroline Sarah Baker




World Events (8)


Age 9

First Federal election.

Age 9

The Australian flag flown for the first time.

Age 26

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire, which is probably named from Old English ellern ‘elder tree’ + wudu ‘wood’. 2. from the Old English personal name Ælfweald, composed of the elements ælf ‘elf’ + weald ‘rule’. In the British Isles this spelling is now found predominantly in northern Ireland.

Possible Related Names

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

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