Reverend William Davies (1769-1849)

  • Davies, William, 1769-1849.
MSS.1271, 2052-2069 and 5230
Part of:
Jenner family and associated individuals
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Diary, accounts, poetry compiled by members of the Jenner family, and correspondence.



Physical description

18 volumes and 2 files

Biographical note

William Davies DD. was Rector of Rockhampton from 1820 to his death in 1849 in his 80th year. He was the son of William Davies (1741-1817), Rector of Eastington and Anne Davies (née Jenner) (1741-1812), sister of Dr. Edward Jenner. He married Sarah Buckle of Chepstow (1787-1816) in 1810, and her daughter, also Sarah, born in 1812, married the Rev. William Henry Bloxsome (1809-1877) in 1834. Their son was also named William Henry (1836-1889), and his signature, together with that of his mother and grandfather, appears on the inside of the covers of several of the volumes of the diary, with the date 1875.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

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