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Davey, Baron (UK, 1894 - 1907)


Creation: let.pat. 13 Aug 1894


Extinct: 20 Feb 1907


Family name: Davey




Ermine a Chevron Sable between three Mullets pierced Gules in the centre chief point a Balance Or


A Demi Lion proper holding between the paws a Mullet pierced Gules and supporting under the sinister paw a Sword point downwards also proper Hilt and Pommel Or


On either side a Lion gorged with a Double Chain Gold therefrom pendent a Mullet pierced Gules each holding in the paw a Sword erect also proper Hilt and Pommel Or



Horace [Davey], Baron Davey, PC

3rd son of Peter Davey, of Horton, co. Buckingham, by his wife Carolien Emma Race, dau. of Rev William Race, Rector of Rampsham-cum-Wraxall, co. Dorset


29 Aug 1833


5 Aug 1862 Louisa Hawes Donkin, dau. of John Donkin, of Ormond House, Old Kent Road, c. Surrey, civil engineer


s.p. 20 Feb 1907


13 Aug 1894 for life Baron Davey, of Fernhurst in the County of Sussex


barrister, Lincoln's Inn 1861, QC 1875, Bencher 1878; Counsel to Oxford University 1877-93; Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Christchurch 1880-85 and for Stockton 1888-92; Solicitor-General 1886; knighted 1886; Privy Councillor 1893; a Lord Justice of Appeal 1893-94; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1894-1907


First written 15 Sep 2004



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