Elija William Davies
born 29 May 1884
  in Forest Coal Pit, Monmouthshire
died 24 October 1964

Birth is recorded in the Family Bible: 'Elija W. Davies, Born at Globe, the 29 May 1884, at half past, 8 o'clock.'

1891 census: (as William) living with parents and siblings at the Lamb and Flag Inn, Llanwenarth Citra. Age is 7, and place of birth not given.

1901 census: living with parents at 43 St Helen's Road. Occupation is mason's labourer. Age is 16 and place of birth is Llantilio Pertholey.