Esther Davies [1878 - 1959]

[1878 - 1959] FMMM

Born: 17 January 1878

Birth Certificate:

Registration DistrictStourbridge
in the Sub-District ofHalesowen
in the County ofWorcestershire
When and where born17 January 1878, The Innage Cradley
Name of Father Henry Davies
Name of Mother Phoebe Davies, formerly Walker
Profession of FatherChain Maker
InformantX The mark of Phoebe Davies, Mother, The Innage Cradley
When Registered12 February 1878

Father: Henry Davies

Mother: Phebe Walker

5-generation pedigree

early 1950s early 1950s
This picture was dated by Esther's granddaughter Joyce Harling neé Amphlett, who remembers her mother Nellie Amphlett neé Whitehouse making the dress, probably around the early 1950s. The dress was brown with white spots.


  1. Sarah Davis [1875 Cradley - ] married 2nd qtr 1895 Dudley RD William Kitson
  2.   Esther Davies [1878 - 1959]
  3. John Henry Davis [~January 1881 Cradley - ]
  4. Joseph Davies [1882 Cradley -]
  5. Elizabeth Davies [1885 Cradley -] married 1st qtr 1912 Dudley RD William Maskell
  6. Levi Davies [1887 Cradley -]
  7. Mary Davies [1890 Cradley -] married 3rd qtr 1912 Birmingham RD Frank F Holmes

Married: Mark Whitehouse 21 April 1901

Marriage Certificate:

Registration DistrictStourbridge
Solemnized atThe Register Office
in the Parish ofStourbridge
in the County ofWorcestershire and Staffordshire
When Married21 April 1901
Name and Surname Esther Davies
ResidenceCorngreaves Road, Cradley Heath
Father's NameHarry Davies (deceased)
Father's ProfessionChain Maker
WitnessesWilliam John Brooks, Elizabeth Davies


  1. Elsie Whitehouse
  2. William Henry Whitehouse
  3. Nellie Whitehouse
  4. Harold Whitehouse
  5. Edward Whitehouse
  6. Albert Whitehouse
  7. Dennis Raymond Whitehouse

All known descendants

Died: 4 July 1959

Death Certificate:

Registration DistrictRowley Regis
in the Sub-District ofSedgley
in the County ofStaffordshire
When and where died4 July 1959, 10 Burton Road Sedgley
Name and Surname Esther Whitehouse
Age81 years
Rank or ProfessionOf 24 Surfeit Hill Rowley Regis, widow of Mark Whitehouse a painter and decorator
Cause of deathI(a) Cerebral thrombosis (b) Cerebral arteriosclerosis II Parkinsons disease (Arteriosclerotic). Certified by B.Banergie MB
InformantHarold Whitehouse, Son, 24 Surfeit Hill Rowley Regis
When Registered6 July 1959


OfEsther Whitehouse of Surfeit Hill Cradley Heath widow
Dated15 June 1945
ExecutorsHarold Whitehouse (son), Joshua Poole (son in law)
WitnessesW G Attwood solicitor, J Hodgson clerk
LegaciesEntire estate to be held in trust for all children who survive her. Provision for children predeceasing her leaving issue or widows.

Probate: 1 October 1959


1878 - 18815 Innage, Cradley
1891The Innage, Cradley
189920 Corngreaves Road, Cradley Heath
1901Corngreaves Road, Rowley Regis
1910 - 1911 New Road, Overend
1912Corngreaves Road, Cradley Heath
1916 - 1922Field View House, Surfeit Hill, Cradley
1933 - 1938Two Gates Lane, Cradley
193918 Surfeit Hill, Rowley Regis
1940 - 195924 Surfeit Hill, Cradley

1947 1958

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