Search

Contact us

 

Slide sets

Slides

Other images

People

Organisations

Events

Locations

Hardware

Texts

Keywords

Collections

Person: DAVEY, Captain William R.  (1867-1941)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Captain William Redwood DAVEY
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
Church Army officer
Main period of activity
1890s-1900s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
1890s-1941
~22
officer
5 April 1891
24
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/761.133.18
– occupation “Captain Church Army”
14 October 1895
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Leavesden, Hertfordshire, England, 14 October 1895)
15 October 1895
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Leavesden, Hertfordshire, England, 15 October 1895)
16 October 1895
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Leavesden, Hertfordshire, England, 16 October 1895)
November 1895
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Watford, Hertfordshire, England, November 1895)
21 November 1895
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Watford, Hertfordshire, England, 21 November 1895)
25 November 1895
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Ramsgate, Kent, England, 25 November 1895)
26 November 1895
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, East Farleigh, Kent, England, 26 November 1895)
December 1895
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Wilmington, Kent, England, December 1895)
January 1896
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Bodymoor Heath, Warwickshire, England, January 1896)
January 1896
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Middleton, Warwickshire, England, January 1896)
January 1896
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Minworth, Warwickshire, England, January 1896)
January 1896
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Kingsbury, Warwickshire, England, January 1896)
January 1896
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, January 1896)
January 1896
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, January 1896)
8 January 1896
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Kintbury, Berkshire, England, 8 January 1896)
8 January 1896
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Kintbury, Berkshire, England, 8 January 1896)
8 January 1896
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Slaugham, Sussex (West), England, 8 January 1896)
21 January 1896
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Middleton, Warwickshire, England, 21 January 1896)
21 January 1896
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Middleton, Warwickshire, England, 21 January 1896)
25 January 1896
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Hungerford, Berkshire, England, 25 January 1896)
25 January 1896
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Hungerford, Berkshire, England, 25 January 1896)
16 March 1896
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, 16 March 1896)
16 March 1896
28
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, 16 March 1896)
31 May 1896
29
lecturer
[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Chenies, Buckinghamshire, England, 31 May 1896)
1 June 1896
29
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Chenies, Buckinghamshire, England, 1 June 1896)
1897
~29
lecturer
[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, London, England, 1897)
18 January 1897
29
lecturer
[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England, 18 January 1897)
December 1897
30
lecturer
[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Etruria, Staffordshire, England, December 1897)
17 December 1897
30
lecturer
[Magic lantern exhibition] (lantern entertainment, East Farleigh, Kent, England, 17 December 1897)
4 January 1898
30
lecturer
[Church Army work] (lantern lecture, Wheelock, Cheshire, England, 4 January 1898)
4 January 1898
30
lecturer
The torn Bible (lantern lecture, Wheelock, Cheshire, England, 4 January 1898)
5 January 1899
31
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, London, England, 5 January 1899)
31 March 1901
33
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1019.30.6
– occupation “Church Army Evangelist”
1902
~34
lecturer
[Magic lantern address] (lantern lecture, Harrow Weald, Middlesex, England, 1902)
1902
~34
lecturer
Life in a convict prison (lantern lecture, Bolton, Lancashire, England, 1902)
17 March 1902
34
lecturer
[Church Army work amongst convicts] (lantern lecture, Blackburn, Lancashire, England, 17 March 1902)
19 March 1902
34
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Bolton, Lancashire, England, 19 March 1902)
1903
~35
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Hungerford, Berkshire, England, 1903)
25 January 1904
36
lecturer
[Magic lantern exhibition] (lantern entertainment, Wigan, Lancashire, England, 25 January - 26 January 1904)
18 December 1909
42
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Dibden Purlieu, Hampshire, England, 18 December 1909)
2 April 1911
43
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/6798.139
– occupation “Church Army Evangelist”
29 September 1939
72
archive entry
1939 England and Wales Register, BPAW 127-2
– occupation “Captain Evangelist”
31 January 1941
73
died at
27 March 1941
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1941 C-D p.465
Texts linked to this person
Articles (2)

William R. Davey, ‘The Church's Holy War’ in Church Army gazette

William R. Davey, ‘The Church's Holy War: News from the Battlefield’ in Church Army gazette

Notes

He held central offices with the Church Army, including Lay Association Secretary, Church Army Candidates Secretary and Senior Prison Missioner, and as a result travelled widely around England giving visiting lectures. In the 1891 and 1901 Censuses he is recorded as a visitor at addresses in Hastings and the Isle of Wight respectively.

Lucerna ID  6000307

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 2 April 2019

How to cite this record: all the information in Lucerna is freely available for use for any legal non-commercial purpose. If you use any of the information or any images from this page, please credit Lucerna in the following (or an equivalent) style:

  Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource, lucerna.exeter.ac.uk, item 6000307. Accessed 23 May 2022.

All Lucerna data is published in good faith as the latest known version of the information, but without any guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. If you can correct or add to our information, or supply any images, please Contact us.