. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .The Tapscott-Kennington Butterfly

All Saints Parish Church, Isle Brewers

Phoebe Tapscott was born about 1812 in Culmstock Devon, baptised at Isle Brewers, Somerset and died in August 1890 in High Ham.  She was buried there on 20 August 1890. She married Philip Westlake Lavis on 2 December 1834 in High Ham Somerset, son of Phillip Lavis and Joan Westlake. He was born 1802 in Long Sutton, Somerset, and died on17 December 1885 in High Ham Somerset.

Philip was previously married to Ann Main and they had one son, John Lavis. Philip was a wheelwright of High Ham and Low Ham and they had 11 children:

Robert Lavis who was born in 1835 in High Ham Somerset England, and died 30 March 1902 in High Ham, Somerset. Robert was a carpenter. He married Aquila Grace Small on 28 October 1861 in High Ham, Somerset. She was born 1836 in High Ham, Somerset and died in 1905.

Children of Robert Lavis and Aquila Small are:
Kate Julia Lavis born 1864, High Ham, Somerset and died on 9 May 1935, Redland, Bristol. She married Robert William Dare who was a painter and decorator.

Albert Edward Lavis was born on 9 June 1866, High Ham, Somerset and died on 9 June 1941, Exeter, Devon. He was a wheelwright and married Clara Simpson.

Orlando Lavis was born on 9 December 1868, High Ham, Somerset and died on. 9 December 1954 at Thornbury, Gloucestershire. He was a carpenter and wheelwright and married Rosa Florence Martin. 

John Small Lavis was born on 23 December 1872, High Ham, Somerset and died on 9 December 1939. He married Louisa Hayes.

Andrew Lavis was born in September 1873, High Ham, Somerset, died in September 1873, High Ham, Somerset and was buried there on 26 September 1873.

Thomas Lavis was born in September 1873, High Ham, Somerset, died in September 1873, High Ham, Somerset and was buried there on 26 September 1873.

 Edith Tryphena Lavis was born on 13 December 1875 at High Ham, Somerset and died on 10 October 1955, Othery, Somerset. She married Hubert John Gould, a blacksmith

Andrew Lavis was born on 31 December 1876 at High Ham, Somerset and died on 24 March 1940 at Chapmanslade, Wiltshire. Andrew married Amelia Tilley Sherrin of High Ham.

Amelia Lavis who was born in 1838 in High Ham, Somerset and died on 2 November 1845, High Ham, Somerset.

Frederick Lavis was born on 21 February 1839 in High Ham, Somerset, and died in April 1911 in High Ham, Somerset. He married (1) Leah Reddick on 20 September 1863 in Langport, Somerset. She was born September 1841 in High Ham, Somerset, and died in 1872 in High Ham, Somerset. He married (2) Sarah Parsons on 9 July 1874 in Langport Somerset. She was born in 1848 in Kewstoke, Somerset, and died on 20 December 1889 in High Ham Somerset. He married (3) Jessica Burn 1890. She was born 1849 in Hambridge, Somerset, and died 1 February 1912 in High Ham, Somerset.

Children of Frederick Lavis and Leah Reddick are:
Beatrice Lavis born on 12 April 1864, High Ham, Somerset
Emily Lavis born in 1866, High Ham, Somerset
Alice lavis born in 1868, High Ham, Somerset and died in 1870, High Ham, Somerset.
Francis William Lavis born in 1869, High Ham, Somerset and died on 23 May 1942, High Ham, Somerset.
Blanche Amelia Lavis born in 1871, High Ham, Somerset and died in 1871, High Ham, Somerset.

Children of Frederick Lavis and Sarah Parsons are:
Philip James Lavis born on 18 November 1874, High Ham, Somerset and died on 22 December 1969, Stratford, Warwickshire.
Archibald Lavis born on 20 July 1876, High Ham Somerset.

Jane Lavis who was born in 1841, in High Ham Somerset England and died after 1910 in Orleans, Jefferson, New York. Jane had a son:
Edward John Lavis born in 1865, High Ham, Somerset and died after 1930 in New York.

Isabella Lavis who was born in 1843 in High Ham Somerset England. And died in 1922 in Newlyn, Cornwall. Isabella married Richard Glasson May and they had three children:
Amelia May born in 1856 in Newlyn, Cornwall
William May born in 1868 in USA
Emma Jane May born in 1875 in Newlyn, Cornwall

Edwin Lavis who was born in 1845, High Ham Somerset England and died on 26 February 1888, Taunton, Somerset. Edwin changed his name to Edward Lavis in 1853. He was a carpenter and wheelwright and married Isabella Hill and they had three children:
Jesse Lavis born in 1875, Othery, Somerset..
Gertrude Lavis born in 1878, Othery, Somerset and died on 6 November 1965, Othery, Somerset.
Percy Lavis born on 9 September 1882 and died on 11 August 1957, Othery, Somerset.


Henry Lavis who was born in 1849, High Ham Somerset England and died in 1928. Henry was a carpenter and wheelwright and he married Anie Elizabeth Edmonds.

Mary Lavis who was born in 1850 in High Ham, Somerset. She married Alfred Herbert Hunt and they had two children:
Herbert Alfred Hunt born in 1880 in Holloway, London
Mabel Hunt born in 1882 in Worplestone, Surrey

Samuel lavis who was born in 1852 in High Ham, Somerset and died on 8 December 1921 at Barry, Glamorgan. He married Martha Jane Richards Vigar and they had two children:
Martha Elizabeth Lavis born on 25 October 1883, Langport, Somerset
Osseian Carvosso Lavis born in 1891 at Bridgwater, Somerset and died in 1892 in Cardiff, Glamorgan.

George Lavis was born in 1855 in High Ham Somerset and died in 1931 in High Ham, Somerset. George married Lydia Bessie House at High Ham, Somerset.

Emma Lavis was born in 1856, High Ham Somerset England and died after 1930 in New York. She married Luke Williams, a carpenter and they had three children:
Adeline M. Williams born in 1887 in New York, USA
Percival H. Williams born in 1888 in New York, USA
Florence Williams born in 1889 in New York, USA

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