NameBenjamin Shuttleworth DAVIS JP
Birth7 Apr 1843
Death29 Apr 1927
OccupationPlanter
FatherSteuart Spencer DAVIS (1805-1896)
MotherAnna Louisa BURT (1819-)
Spouses
Birth30 Nov 1854, Dewars, St Kitts
Death25 Nov 1940, Greenways, St Kitts
EducationSent to Copenhagen when she was 10
Marriage23 Jan 1874
ChildrenGeraldine Louise (1874-1934)
 (Steuart) Spencer (1875-1950)
 Arthur Shuttleworth (1877-1957)
 Constance Margaret (1879-1962)
 Amy Hamilton (1884-1976)
 Basil Berridge (1889-1969)
 Doris Ismay (1894-)
Notes for Benjamin Shuttleworth DAVIS JP
A member of the House of Assembly when he was 22. Took his bride to live at Lambert’s when they were first married. Later moved to Dewars. Inherited Lambert’s on the death of his younger brother, Steuart. Represented St Kitts at the coronation of King George V. Interested in botany. Liked Latin and Greek. Did not like being a planter.
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