Item BCA - 2018.1406 - Dr Davy's scrapbook from 1904

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BCA - 2018.1406


Dr Davy's scrapbook from 1904


  • 1904 (Creation)

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pdf of 60 pages

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1a. March 6th 2003. Letter from the holder of Dr Davey's scrapbook, D R Staples, when it was sent to the Bampton Archive. Dr Davey lived at The Elms.
1b. Dr T R Davey's note that reads ‘Scraps, advertisements & cuttings' which he has signed and dated January 1904.
1c. Four newspaper cuttings from 1904 about birds and rats.
1d. Addresses of bird dealers and answers to bazaar enquiries as hand written notes in Dr T R Davey's scrapbook
1e. Hand written notes about vivaria, bird cages, ravens and more.
1f. Newspaper cutting re marriage at Baglan between captain Joseph Morgan & Miss Christine Lola Lewis. Notes on painting an aviary. Notes begun on bats.
1g. Continued notes on bats. Continued newspaper article on marriage at Baglan. Notes on Jays and Jackdaws. From Dr T R Davey's notebook.
1h. Newspaper cuttings on marriage of Rev. Cecil Daly Atkinson to Ermin Fitzmaurice Tonge; Nov 1905, another to birth of their son. Another re death of Olive F Tonge aged 90. Taming wild animals.
1i. A poem called Dame Luck by Helen Taylor.
1j. newspaper cuttings on Jays, slugs, starlings, printing in damp weather, cage makers and more, from Cage Birds July 15th 1905.
1k. newspaper cuttings on cage making, jays, magpies, medical books, breeding mealworms, parrot eating droppings and more.
1l. newspaper cutting re a continuous supply of mealworms. 1m. newspaper cutting - making a vivarium.
1n. newspaper cuttings about Arthur Stanley Eddington, Senior Wrangler. Born Dec 28th 1882. 1o. newspaper cuttings with photo of Arthur Stanley Eddington, Senior Wrangler.
1p. The Eddingtons are a Somersetshire family. Newspaper cuttings. 1q. Scholarship boys head the Cambridge Tripos. A S Eddington.
1r. Half a century of genetics by Julian Huxley. Newspaper article.
1s. Marriage of Richard Charles Staples-Browne & Katharine John, widow nee Wilson.
1t. newspaper cutting re marriage of R C Staples-Browne of Bampton and Launton & Katharine Hilditch Johns.
1u. Program. Headmaster's report, distribution of prizes by the Bishop of Bath and address by the Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells proposed by A S Eddington.
1v. Brynmelyn School. Address by the Bishop of Bath & Wells with the Senior Wrangler present.
1w. Brynmelyn School. Address by the Bishop of Bath & Wells with the Senior Wrangler present, an ex pupil of the school.

1x. Bishop's address and the prizes continued from the last two entries. 1y. Continuation of the last three entries.
1z. Newspaper cutting about the Obituary of Dr Charles Pegge. Many years the parish doctor of Briton Ferry.
2a. Fashionable wedding at Briton Ferry between Captain Charles Edward Stuart Thompson & Miss Ethel Davey.
2b. Wedding gifts listed for Captain Charles Edward Stuart Thompson & Miss Ethel Davey. 2c. Newspaper photograph of Charles Stuart Thompson & Miss Ethel Davey.
2d. "The private secretary" played by the doctors at St Mary's Hospital.
2e. Obituary of the late Mr G H Davey of Briton Ferry. Funeral at Balan church. 2f. newspaper cutting of the Obituary of Mr G H Davey of Briton Ferry.
2g. newspaper cutting re the death of Mr F J Staples-Browne of Bampton.
2h. newspaper cutting Neath News Sept 1911 re death of Mr G H Davey of Briton Ferry. 2i. continued article of entry 2011.216 above.
2j. newspaper cuttings covering brass tablet in Bampton church for F J Staples-Browne of The Elms, contents of his will & from Morning Post June 8th 1932 article on his death & funeral.
2k. Newspaper cutting Oct 5th 1911. Suicide of the surgeon at King Edward II hospital at Windsor of Frank Basford aged 26. From Dr T R Davey's notebook.
2l. newspaper cutting from Daily Mail Oct 5th 1911 re suicide of House Surgeon Frank Basford aged
26. It includes the letter he wrote to his parents the day before.
2m. newspaper article continuing information on suicide of Frank Basford.
2n. newspaper cutting from Neath news Feb 1912 - Howel Cuthbertson county coroner held inquest in Melyn, Neath on baker David John James aged 47. He died from drinking raw spirit.
2o. newspaper cutting. Bampton Morris to dance at the Globe Theatre London by invitation to celebrate May Day invited by Miss Mary Neal hon sec of Esperance Guild of Morris Dancers.
2p. Newspaper cutting including photo outside the Elephant & Castle. Bampton Morris danced Whit Monday. They 'visited all classes in the village'.
2q. newspaper cuttings re Marriage Aug 12th between Thomas Ronald Davey & Miss Mary Frederica Staples-Browne.
2r. newspaper cuttings re Marriage Aug 12th between Thomas Ronald Davey & Miss Mary Frederica Staples-Browne.
2s. newspaper cutting re Marriage of couple in 2011.226. Newspaper photo of Shillingford Bridge Hotel July 2nd 1916.

A273. Death of Frederick John Staples-Brown. Witney Gazette 1912. He was born in 1844 and called to the bar in 1871. He lived in The Elms in Bampton from 1887 and took a very active part in the life of the town taking a deep interest in philanthropic and religious work.
A275/6. 'Death of Mrs Mary Anne Staples- Brown'. The Staples-Browne family were the lords of the manor or Launton, although they lived in Bampton.
A277. Death of Richard Charles Staples-Brown, the only son of Mrs Mary Anne and Mr Frederick John Staples-Browne. He lived at Butler's Court in Alvescot and was well known for his scientific research. He is survived by his wife Katharine.
A278. 'Death of Thomas Ronald Davey' Morning Post 1936 and Charles Edwards Davey, 1948.
A279. 'Morning Post' June 8th 1932. In Memoriam brass tablet to Frederick John Staples-Brown has been placed in Bampton Church. Death of Richard Charles Staples-Brown 1932. One of the newspaper cuttings gives details of his will.
A283. Report of wedding of Miss Mary Frederica Staples-Browne marriage to Lieutenant Thomas Ronald Davey. Captain Richard Charles Staples-Browne, the bride's brother took her to the altar in place of their late father.
A284. 'Angling News' March 9th 1918. Report on Dr. Davey's fishing success 1918. Mr Davey has caught some fine perch at Tadpole Bridge weighing 2lb 5.5oz.
A285. 'Faringdon Advertiser' March 2nd 1918. Report on fishing at Tadpole Bridge 1918. Mr Davey has caught a 2lb 5.5oz perch at Tadpole Bridge.

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