Davey Family Bible; 53

Name/Title

Davey Family Bible

About this object

Davey Family Bible circa 1880.

Title: The National Holy Bible. Illustrated Commentaries of Scott and Henry. Edited by: Rev. John Eadie D.D, L.L.D.
Published by: Cassell, Petter, Galpin and Co.

For the Presbyterian Church.

Brown leather cover with gold metal corners. In reasonable condition with front and back covers detached from spine of bible.

The family bible of Fanny Jane Field nee Pearce b 1858 d 1923. Surname also spelt Piercy.
Fanny first married Lomas Field b 1854 d 1891 and had 6 six children. Their first born son was also named Lomas b 1876 d 1977.

After the death of Lomas Field, Fanny married Richard James Davey b 1863 d 1936. They had 3 children.

There are handwritten entries of birth, death and marriage's of members of the Field and Davey families.

Inscriptions on inside cover reads
"It is my wish that my dear daughter Fanny should have this bible at my death."
" Thankyou Darling Mum"

Measurements

Depth 19 cm W 28 cm H 34 cm

Object Type

Family Bible

Object number

53

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