born March–May 1833
in Rowlstone, Herefordshire
died October–December 1901
in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
According to Maureen Farrimond: 'Elijah was baptised on 12th May 1833 in Rowlstone.'.
1841 census: living at Crossway House, Rowlstone. Aged 7. Said to have been born in the county.
1851 census: (surname spelt Davis) living with parents and siblings at Crossway House, Rowlstone. Aged 17, born in Rowlstone. Occupation is Journeyman Mason.
1855: a mason aged 22 living in Ewyas Harold at time of marriage.
1891 census: living with wife, children, grandson, and boarders at 47 Mill Street, Abergavenny. Occupation is mason. Age is 56 and place of birth is Rowlstone.
Died in 1901 according to Maureen Farrimond. The death of an Elijah Davies aged 64 is recorded in Abergavenny district in the December quarter of 1901 (11a37).