Chapter 2 summarises Davy’s childhood. He talks about his nurse, Peggotty. Peggotty watches over Davy and takes him to church. One night, Davy saw his mother with a gentlemen. The same gentlemen that walked home with them from church last Sunday, Davy didn’t like him.About 2 months later, Peggotty asked Davy if he could spend a fortnight with her brothers at Yarmouth. He was excited but sad at the same time, he didn't want to leave his mother. So Davy asked his mother if he could go, she was okay with it.