Povey's of Birmingham in the 19th & 20th Century
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NOTE :- All Povey lines in ????????? go back to Unknown English Povey simply for the convenience of display and may not be related.
Variations and its History
Scribes and parish clerks writing down a name phonetically, spoken by a person with a dialect unfamiliar to them would have caused some variations.
The Birmingham Povey’s at the end of the eighteenth are known to be mainly Button Makers and Bone Turners and then Pearl Ornament Makers.
A Sergeant George Povey
born in St Martins, Birmingham about 1778, trade Button Maker was discharged
from the army1816, at Frankford Barracks, Plymouth. . He had been in the 36th
Regiment, and was in the Royal Veterans Regiment for his last 12 months, Good
character and entitled to a Pension.
Australian Povey researcher Link
:- Daryl Povey
Australian Povey researcher Link :- Daryl Povey http://www2.sebas.vic.edu.au/staff/dpovey/names/pov1.htm
Robert Burgoyne © 2001
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