Rev. Charles William Davy

1781 - 8th Feb 1855

Claimant or beneficiary


Trustee of Henry Shirley (q.v.); with his co-trustee Rev. George Porcher (q.v.), Rev. Charles W. Davy was awarded the compensation for Etingdon, Hyde Hall, and Cedar Spring & Glamorgan estates. The background to the trust has not yet been established.

  1. Davy, Charles William. Adm. Fell[ow]-Com[moner] at Emmanuel Cambridge 18/05/1814. Of Gloucestershire. School Eton. Matric. Michaelmas 1814, BA 1818, MA 1821. Formerly a Captain in the 29th Regiment. Ordained priest July 12 1818. No cures given in Clergy List. of Heathfield Hants. Died 08/02/1855 aged 74, at Gt Malvern. Brother of General Sir William Davy.

  2. Charles William Davy married 06/03/1827 Sarah Maria, daughter of Samuel Stephens of Tregenna Castle.  

  3. In 1851 Charles William Davy, aged 69, clergyman without cure of souls, born Gloucestershire was living at Heathfield, South Stoneham Hampshire with wife P. [=S] M. Davy aged 49 and daughter and son both born Poole.


T71/874 Trelawny claim nos. 110-115 (Etingdon, Hyde Hall, Glamorgan and Cedar Spring).

  1. CCEd [database online] Person ID 42119 (details sourced to Venn: the same details appear in, Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900 [database online] with a reference to Gentleman's Magazine 1855 II p. 326.) 

  2. John Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland enjoying territorial possessions or high official rank, but uninvested with heritable honours (4 vols., London, Henry Colburn, 1835-1838), Vol. 3 p. 609 'Stephens, of Tregenna'.  

  3. 1851 census online.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Rev. Charles W. Davy
Sarah Maria Stephens
1 daughter, 1 son.
Cambridge (Emmanuel) [1814-1818 ]
Soldier then clergyman
Church of England

Associated Claims (6)

£633 5s 1d
Awardee (Trustee)
£4,557 7s 3d
Awardee (Trustee)
£1,286 19s 9d
Awardee (Trustee)
£4,387 8s 2d
Awardee (Trustee)
£1,534 7s 7d
Awardee (Trustee)
£244 19s 11d
Awardee (Trustee)

Relationships (1)

Trustee → Beneficiary of Trust