The Hawkins Family

Alfred Hawkins

Birth: 1845, at Gold Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England

Baptism: 2 February 1845, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: Plume Hawkins

Mother: Ann (Bebee) Hawkins

Death: 1845, in Cambridge district, Cambridgeshire, England

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Ann Hawkins

Baptised: 22 November 1730, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth (_____) Hawkins

Burial: 8 December 1730, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

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Ann Hawkins

Baptised: 28 December 1739, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth (_____) Hawkins

Burial: 30 December 1739, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

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Ann Hawkins

Baptised: 6 October 1776, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England (baptism entry reads Ann Horkins Hawkins)

Father: Thomas Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth (Gooch) Hawkins

Notes: Ann is not mentioned in the will of her father in June 1814, and had likely died before this date.

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Ann Emily Hawkins

Birth: 1871, in St Andrew the Less Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Baptism: 28 January 1872, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: George Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth Kate (Edwards, Smith) Hawkins

Census:
1881: 19 & 20 Fitzroy St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1891: Newmarket Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1901: 112 Victoria Road, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire

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Arthur James Hawkins

Birth: 1864, in Mile End, Middlesex, England

Father: Thomas John Hawkins

Mother: Mary Ann (_____) Hawkins

Occupation: Cellerman Bottle Washer (1881)

Census:
1871: 3 Flint Street, Poplar, Middlesex
1881: 3 Flint Street, Poplar, Middlesex

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Arthur Charles Hawkins

Birth: 1897, in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: Thomas Arthur Hawkins

Mother: Laura Elizabeth (Webb) Hawkins

Census:
1901: 9 Emery Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Caleb Lewis Hawkins

Birth: 1860, in Acle, Norfolk, England

Father: George Hawkins

Mother: Harriet (Lewis) Hawkins

Occupation: Land Surveyor (1891); Civil Engineer (1901)

Death: 1929, in Halifax district, Yorkshire (West Riding), England, aged 67

Census:
1861: Pages Lane, Brundall, Norfolk
1871: Street, Brundall, Norfolk
1881: 3 Upper Bell Hall, Skircoat, Yorkshire (West Riding)
1891: 3 Upper Bell Hall, Skircoat, Yorkshire (West Riding)
1901: 32 Savile Park Street, Halifax, Yorkshire (West Riding)

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Caroline Hawkins

Baptised: 5 January 1824, in Lavenham, Suffolk, England

Father: Joshua Hawkins

Mother: Mary (Plume) Hawkins

Occupation: Servant (1851)

Census & Addresses:
1841: 9 Eden Walk, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1851: Tickencote, Rutland: Caroline is listed as a general servant, unmarried, aged 26, born in Lavenham, Suffolk, and a servant to John Muxloe Wingfield, a magistrate.

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Caroline Hawkins

Birth: Jan/Feb 1885, in Cambridge district, Cambridgeshire, England

Baptism: 31 August 1885, in Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: George Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth Kate (Edwards, Smith) Hawkins

Death: 1885, in Cambridge district, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 7 months

Burial: 5 September 1885, in Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England

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Constance Irene (Hawkins) Pieris

Birth: 1908, in Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: Joshua Hawkins

Mother: Nellie (Tollady) Hawkins

William Victor David Pieris
William Victor David Pieris
Married: William Victor David Pieris, possibly in Ceylon where William and Constance lived.
William was born in Moratuwa, Ceylon. He was educated at Wesley College in Colombo and Cambridge University. While at Cambridge he was a lodger in the house of Constance's mother, Nellie (Belvoir Rd), where he met Constance. William was an expert in coconut production, and the author of a number of books on the subject, including Wealth from the Coconut (1955), The manufacture of copra in the Pacific Islands (1955), Coconut Improvement in Vietnam (1960), Coconut Improvement in the Kingdom of Tonga (1961) and The Coconut Crisis in Western Samoa, (1965).
Micronesian Reporter, May1958 pp2-4
  In January 1955, a noted specialist in coconut and copra production entered into his duties as Director of Coconut Operations. He is W.V.D. Pieris, a native of Ceylon, who was not unfamiliar with the problems in respect to copra in the Trust Territory for he had previously visited the islands of Micronesia in his capacity as copra specialist for the South Pacific Commission, and has written several texts on the subject.
... Among the practices being fostered and demonstrated by Mr. Pieris for rejuvenation of existing coconut plantations and planting of new areas in the Trust Territory, are these: thinning the groves, taking out the old palms and removing the thou- sands of little seedlings; a spacing of 28 square feet per seedling or tree, and observing of straight lines both in planting and thinning, in order to facilitate the gathering of the coconuts.
  Artificial drying of the coconut meat is another step being advocated by Mr. Pieris in the interests of a better quality copra, since sun-drying methods are undependable and give a variable grade of copra. The first Ceylon-pattern dryer to be built in the entire Pacific area was constructed in Truk District, and is proving a faster and more efficient method of drying than any previously tried in the area, according to the specialist. The dryer is producing a clean, white copra in the half-shell, dry and free from oil on the exterior.

Census:
1911: Chesterton district, Cambridgeshire: Constance Irene Hawkins is aged 3, born in Chesterton, Cambridge

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Dorothy Plume Hawkins

Birth: 25 May 1903, in Cambridge district, Cambridgeshire, England

Baptism: 28 June 1903, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: George Plume Hawkins

Mother: Ellen Jane (Dent) Hawkins

Death: 27 September 1986

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Elizabeth (_____) Hawkins

Married: Thomas Hawkins

Children: Burial: 30 December 1739, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

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Elizabeth Hawkins

Baptised: 23 March 1723/4 (OS/NS), in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth (_____) Hawkins

Burial: 29 July 1731, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

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Elizabeth Hawkins

Baptised: 4 February 1732/3 (OS/NS), in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth (_____) Hawkins

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Elizabeth (Hawkins) Dunstone

Baptised: 6 November 1764, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth (Gooch) Hawkins

Married: John Dunstone "of Wetherden"

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Eliza Hawkins

Baptism: 26 June 1814 in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Fenton Hawkins

Mother: Maria (Clarke) Hawkins

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Ellen Jane (Hawkins) Roads

Birth: 1861, in Mile End, Middlesex, England

Father: Thomas John Hawkins

Mother: Mary Ann (Cullum) Hawkins

Children:
Married: Jesse Roads in 1893, in Brentford district, Middlesex, England

Children:
Occupation: General Servant (1881)

Census:
1871: 3 Flint Street, Poplar, Middlesex
1881: 12 Willes Road, Kentish Town, Middlesex

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Ellen Louisa (Hawkins) Waits

Birth: 21 November 1890, in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Baptism: 30 August 1891, in Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: George Plume Hawkins

Mother: Ellen Jane (Dent) Hawkins

Married: Percy Ellis Waits on 4 December 1917, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. The marriage was witnessed by George Plume Hawkins and William Garnet Kent. Banns were read in St Andrew the Less on 18 November 1917. Percy was born in 1887 in Cambridge district, the son of Byron Thomas Waits, an outfitter. Percy was in the Naval Air Services (a predecessor of the Royal Air Force) and at the address Aelthelstone Road, Berwick on Tweed, when the banns were read but listed at 28 Mill Road, Cambridge, at the time of his marriage. He died in 1953.

Death: 1983

Census & Addresses:

1891: 19 & 20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1901: 19 & 20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1917: 11 Brunswick Walk, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (marriage)

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Evelyn May Hawkins

Birth: 6 July 1910, in Queensland, Australia

Father: Walter Hawkins

Mother: Emily (Quelch) Hawkins

Occupation: Typist
Evelyn was appointed as a Temporary Typist Grade 1 on 27 September 1939, working for the Deputy Director of Security, Commonwealth Investigation Service, Brisbane. In May 1943 she was promoted to be "paid on the basis of a Typist Gr. 2 while in charge of five or more Typists." and she reverted to Grade I in May 1946 when she was no longer in charge of five typists. On 7 October 1948, Evelyn was appointed to a permanent position as typist Grade I, when a vacancy arose in her office. She ceased employment in that office on 1 July 1949.

Notes: Evelyn was a very accomplished piano player who also taught piano. She was awarded the Order of Australia due to her work in the war with the Australian Security Intelligence Office.

Death: 1982, in Queensland, Australia

Addresses:
1940: Lorne Street, Alderley, Brisbane, Queensland   (The Telegraph (Brisbane, Queensland) 23 July 1940 p16)
1948: "Hunstan", Lorne Street, Alderley, Brisbane, Queensland   (National Archives of Australia Series BP242/1 Barcode 359824 p11/73)
1950: Lorne Street, Alderley, Brisbane, Queensland   (The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Queensland) 29 August 1950 p14)

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Fanny (Hawkins) Clark

Birth: 1816, in Long Melford, Suffolk, England

Baptised: 17 October 1816, in Long Melford, Suffolk, England

Father: Joshua Hawkins

Mother: Mary (Plume) Hawkins

Married: James Horsley Clark on 29 April 1862, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. The marriage was witnessed by Plume Hawkins and Mary Ann Clark. James is listed as a widower, a grocer living at John Street, the son of William, a farmer, deceased. Fanny is listed as a spinster, of Fitzroy Street, the daughter of Joshua, a grocer, deceased.

Occupation: Strawbonnet maker (1861)

Notes:
Fanny was a witness to the wedding of her younger brother, Plume, in Cambridge in 1842.

Death: 1892, in Newmarket district, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 74

Census & Addresses:
1841: 9 Eden Walk, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1851: 19-20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1861: 38 Fitzroy Street 'Golden Age', Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1862: Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire (marriage)
1871: 12 John Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1881: Sand St, Soham, Cambridgeshire
1891: Moat Lodge, Soham, Cambridgeshire

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Fanny Plume Hawkins

Birth: 1850, in Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, England

Father: George Hawkins

Mother: Harriet (Lewis) Hawkins

Occupation: Governess (1871)

Death: 1925, in Halifax district, Yorkshire (West Riding), England, aged 75

Census:
1851: West Street, New Sleaford, Lincolnshire
1861: Pages Lane, Brundall, Norfolk
1871: Street, Brundall, Norfolk
1881: 3 Upper Bell Hall, Skircoat, Yorkshire (West Riding)
1891: 3 Upper Bell Hall, Skircoat, Yorkshire (West Riding)
1901: 32 Savile Park Street, Halifax, Yorkshire (West Riding)

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Fanny Hawkins

Birth: 1875, in Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England

Baptism: 8 July 1877, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: George Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth Kate (Edwards, Smith) Hawkins

Occupation: Confectioners Shopwoman (1891); Shop Assistant Drapers (1901)

Death: 1937

Census:
1881: 19 & 20 Fitzroy St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1891: Newmarket Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1901: 112 Victoria Road, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire

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George Hawkins

Baptism: 7 June 1812 in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Fenton Hawkins

Mother: Maria (Clarke) Hawkins

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George Hawkins

Birth: 1821, in Lavenham, Suffolk, England

Baptised: 2 June 1821, in Lavenham, Suffolk, England

Father: Joshua Hawkins

Mother: Mary (Plume) Hawkins

Married: Harriet Lewis, in 1849, in Clun district, Shropshire, England

Children: Occupation: Inland Revenue Officer. In the Loftus's Inland Revenue Almanack and Official Directory (1861), George is listed as having been employed for 19 years, so he must have started with the Inland Revenue Service in 1841/2.

Death: 1892, in Halifax district, Yorkshire (West Riding), England, aged 71

Census:
1841: 2 Gold Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1851: West Street, New Sleaford, Lincolnshire
1861: Pages Lane, Brundall, Norfolk
1871: Street, Brundall, Norfolk
1881: 3 Upper Bell Hall, Skircoat, Yorkshire (West Riding)
1891: 3 Upper Bell Hall, Skircoat, Yorkshire (West Riding)

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George Hawkins

Birth: 1843, at Gold Street in Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England

Baptism: 1 December 1843, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: Plume Hawkins

Mother: Ann (Bebee) Hawkins

Married: Elizabeth Kate (Edwards) Smith in 1866, in Cambridge district, Cambridgeshire, England

Elizabeth was born in 1839-43, in Cambridge St. Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire. She married firstly _____ Smith, with whom she had a son, Frederick James, born in Cambridge in 1862. Elizabeth died on 3 February 1912.
Census:
1871: 19 & 20 Fitzroy St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1881: 19& 20 Fitzroy St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1891: Newmarket Road,Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1901: 112 Victoria Road, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire

Children: Occupation: Baker and Flour Dealer

Death: 1889, at Fitzroy Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 45

Buried:
29 May 1889, in Christ Church yard, St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 45

Census & Addresses:
1851: 19-20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1861: 19-20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1868: 133 Fitzroy St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (baptism of sons George and Thomas)
1871: 19 & 20 Fitzroy St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1872: 19 Fitzroy St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (baptism of Ann Emily)
1881: 19 & 20 Fitzroy St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1885: Fitzroy St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (baptism of Caroline)
1889: Fitzroy St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (death)

Notes: In the 1871 and 1881 census, the Birth Index and the Marriage Index, George's baptism and burial records and that of each of his children refer to George simply as George Hawkins. The military death record of his son Joshua does say he is the "Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Plume Hawkins", and in the advertisement shown here he lists himself as "G. P. Hawkins"

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George Hawkins

Birth: 1854, in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England

Father: George Hawkins

Mother: Harriet (Lewis) Hawkins

Occupation: Grocer

Census:
1861: Pages Lane, Brundall, Norfolk
1871: Street, Brundall, Norfolk
1881: Wharf Street, Warley, Yorkshire (West Riding)
1891: New Road, Little Sutton, Cheshire
1901: 32 Adelaide Street, West Derby, Lancashire

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George Plume Hawkins

Birth: 1866, in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Baptism: 27 September 1868, in Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: George Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth Kate (Edwards, Smith) Hawkins

Education: M.A.

Married: Ellen Jane Dent on 26 December 1889, in Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England. The marriage was witnessed by George German Dent, a blacksmith, and Mary Ann Dent. Ellen was born in 1865, in Cambridge, the daughter of George German Dent and Caroline Purkis. Ellen died on 26 March 1933, in Cambridge district, aged 66, and is buried in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge.
1881: 98 King Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Children:
Advertisement for the Dorothy Cafe
Advertisement in 1907 by George Plume Hawkins for the Dorothy Cafe and the Cambridge Cafe
Occupation: Baker and Confectioner.
George founded the Dorothy Cafe, a well-known dancing hall in Cambridge. At the marriage of his daughter Ellen in 1917, George's occupation is listed as "provision merchant" - George catered for the Cambridgeshire Regiment during the War, but he is again a confectioner at Ida's marriage in 1930.
Spalding's Street & General Directory of Cambridge (1913) lists:
FITZROY STREET.
SOUTH SIDE
(on the corner with Gold Road)
20. Hawkins, George P., Ltd., baker and confectioner (also at 21, 47 and 48, Sidney Street, and 32, St. Andrew's Street)


George was mayor of Cambridge in 1919-20 and 1920-21. Of Councillor Hawkins' period as Mayor, one Alderman observed "that he dispensed hospitality in a style worthy of Lucullus", and he (the speaker) had many pleasant recollections of occasions when he was guest of the Mayor. (Lucellus was a Roman general who was so famous  for his banqueting that the word lucullan now means lavish, luxurious and gourmet.) Hawkins Road in Cambridge was named for George Plume Hawkins.

Notes: A short biography of George Plume Hawkins appears in
Cambridge Street-Names p105 (Ronald D. Gray and Derek Stubbings, 2000):
  George Plume HAWKINS was Mayor in 1919-20 and 1921-2, and is remembered for his restaurant, the Dorothy Café ('the Dot') where young people met for thés dansants, as well as for another café in Cambridge. His catering business had been begun by his grandfather in 1838. During the First World War he catered for the Cambridgeshire Regiment. In 1903 he was a member of a committee dealing with an outbreak of smallpox.which brought him in daily contact with the disease until it was stamped out. No mean antiquary, he could speak about old Cambridge customs. He was a prominent Freemason. Three hundred employees attended his funeral in 1931.

Headstone of George Plume Hawkins and Ellen Jane (Dent) Hawkins
Headstone from the grave of George Plume Hawkins and Ellen Jane (Dent) Hawkins in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge

IN
Ever Loving Memory

OF MY DEAR HUSBAND

GEORGE PLUME HAWKINS M.A. J.P.
WHO ENTERED INTO REST
Dec 4th 1931.  AGED 65 YEARS.

ALSO OF HIS DEVOTED WIFE
ELLEN JANE HAWKINS.
WHO ENTERED INTO REST
MARCH 26th 1933 AGED 66 YEARS

photo by Tony Pottrell
Death: 4 December 1931, in Cambridge district, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 65

Buried: in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Census & Addresses:

1871: 19 & 20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1881: 19 & 20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1889: 20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire (marriage)
1891: 19 & 20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1891: 19 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire (baptism of Ellen Louisa)
1897: 20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire (baptism of George and Mabel)
1901: 19 & 20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1902: 19 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (baptism of Ida)
1903: 19 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (baptism of Dorothy)

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George Hawkins

Birth: 19 August 1893, in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Baptism: 21 February 1897, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: George Plume Hawkins

Mother: Ellen Jane (Dent) Hawkins

Death: 11 May 1989

Census:
1901: 19 & 20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Harry Hawkins

Birth: 1872, in Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England

Baptism: 8 July 1877, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: George Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth Kate (Edwards, Smith) Hawkins

Occupation: Baker's Assistant (1891)

Census:
1881: 19 & 20 Fitzroy St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1891: Newmarket Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Henry Hawkins

Birth: 1855-7, in Mile End Old Town, Middlesex, England

Father: Thomas John Hawkins

Mother: Mary Ann (Cullum) Hawkins

Census:
1861: 2 Wellington Place, Stepney, Middlesex
1871: 3 Flint Street, Poplar, Middlesex

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Ida Mary P. (Hawkins) Scales

Birth: 1900, in Cambridge district, Cambridgeshire, England

Baptism: 5 February 1902, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: George Plume Hawkins

Mother: Ellen Jane (Dent) Hawkins

Married: Edward Victor Scales on 8 May 1930, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. The marriage was witnessed by E.J. Hawkins (presumably Ida's mother, Ellen Jane) and A.M. Scales. Edward was born in 1895 in Cambridge district, the son of Albert Scales, a brewer (deceased at the time of Edward's marriage). Edward was a perfumer, and living at 8 North Terrace, Cambridge, at the time of his marriage.

Death: 23 February 1983

Census & Addresses:
1901: 19 & 20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1930: 8 North Terrace, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (marriage)

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James Hawkins

Birth: in Drinkstone, Suffolk. James's age at death would give his birth as early as 1769 or 1770, but the baptism record does not show that he was not baptised as an infant. James's age at the 1851 census would put his birth at 1771 or 1772.

Baptised: 11 April 1773, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth (Gooch) Hawkins

Married: Honour Gooch

Children: Occupation: Carpenter. In 1814, James was bequeathed by his father, a wheelwright and previously a carpenter, "all my Tools and Stock in Trade" and use of the workshop and Yard (in Drinkstone) for fifteen years.

Death:
1852, in Stow district, Suffolk, England

Burial: 29 March 1852, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, aged 82

Census:
1841: Drinkstone, Suffolk
1851: Drinkstone, Suffolk

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James Hawkins

Birth: 7 January 1801

Baptism: 11 January 1801, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

Father: James Hawkins

Mother: Honour (Gooch) Hawkins

Children: Death: 7 December 1858, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

Buried: 13 December 1858, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

Will: signed on 27 February 1855 (the will is actually undated, but the date was later sworn by one of the witnesses). Probate was granted on 19 February 1859.

This is the last Will and Testament
of me James Hawkins of Drinkstone Suffolk Carpenter &I
appoint Wm Nunn Blacksmith of Drinkstone and Honor Robinson my
Housekeeper Executors of this my last Will and Testament and as to all
my Household Furniture Tools Stock in Trade Monies Goods & Chattels
and all other my personal property Estate and Effects I give and
bequeath a Third part to Honor Robinson my Housekeeper And the
remainder of all my propoerty to her son Charles Robinson The Executors
to be Guardians of the aforesaid Charles Robinson's Propoerty & to expend
the property in which way their discretion should think best for him
Subject to the payment of my Funeral Expences and all just Debts
James Hawkins
Signed and Declared
by the said James Hawkins
and for his last Will             James
in the Presence of us Both    Hawkins
Present at the same time
who at his request in his Presence
of Each other subscribe our Names
as Witnesses

Witness Henry Humphreys
David Rosier

In Her Majesty's Court of Probate
The District Registry
of Bury St Edmunds
In the Goods of James Hawkins, deceased
I David Rosier of Tostock in the County of Suffolk Tailor make
Oath that I am one of the subscribing Witnesses in the last Will and
Testament of the said James Hawkins late of Drinkstone in the said County
Carpenter deceased the said will being now hereunto annexed and referring
particularly to the facts that the said will is without date and has been
twice executed by the Testator I further make Oath that the said Testator
executed the said will on the twenty seventh day of February 1855 by signing
his name at the foot or end thereof twice as the same now appear thereon
in the presence of me and of Henry Humphreys the other subscribing witness
thereto both of us being present at the same time and we thereupon after the
said Testator had so signed attested and subscribed the said will in the
presence of the said Testator
David Rosier

Sworn at Bury Saint Edmunds aforesaid on the second day of February
1859 - Before me - Charles Wodehouse - District Registrar
Fo:5
On the nineteenth day of February 1859 the Will of James
Hawkins, late of Drinkstone, in the County of Suffolk
Carpenter, was proved by the Oath of William Nunn and
(
in the will written Honor)
Honour ^Robinson,Spinster,the Executors named in the will, having
been first sworn duly to administor
Effects under £200
Probate extracted by the Executors
Testator died 7th December 1858

Notes: James was almost certainly the father of his cousin Honour Robinson's child, Charles. In the 1841 census, shortly after Charles's birth, we find James, Honour and Charles all living in the household of James's father, also James. Honour is listed as a servant. In the 1851 census, however, we see Honour listed as the elder James's unmarried niece (which she was - her mother was the sister of James the elder's wife - any relationship with James the younger notwithstanding), and Charles Robinson is listed as the grandson of James the elder. In James's will, a third of his estate was left to Honour Robinson ("my housekeeper"), and two thirds to Charles Robinson, further reinforcing that Charles Robinson was his son, although this is not stated in the will.

Census:
1841: Drinkstone, Suffolk
1851: Drinkstone, Suffolk

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John Gibson Hawkins

Baptised: 27 June 1763, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth (Gooch) Hawkins

Married (1st): Mary Wright on 17 January 1788, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England. The marriage was witnessed by Elizabeth Wright and Thomas Hawkins. Mary is recorded as a spinster, of Drinkstone. Mary was born in 1763/4, and died in Wetherdern, Suffolk, aged 56. She was buried in Drinkstone on 31 March 1820, aged 56.

Children: Married (2nd): Keziah Pammenton on 22 May 1820, in Haughley, Suffolk, England. The marriage was witnessed by Lucy Ann Gladwill and William Scarfe. John is recorded as a widower, of Wetherden, and Kezia is recorded as a spinster, of Haughley.

Children:
Occupation: Farmer

Death: in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Buried: 22 July 1823, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

Notes: In the will of his father, written in June 1814, John is referred to as being "of Wetherden"

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John Hawkins

Birth: 25 January 1797, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Baptised: 4 February 1797, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England, aged 10 days

Father: John Gibson Hawkins

Mother: Mary (Wright) Hawkins

Buried: 4 February 1797, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England, aged 10 days. A note is made that John was "brought from Wetherden and buried". The baptismal record for John is a little confusing, showing him baptised in Drinkstone the same day he was buried. If the baptismal record is correct, John was either brought to Drinkstone extremely ill, was baptised and then died and was buried all the same day, or the baby was baptised when already dead, or the baptism was simply registered without having been performed.

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John Hawkins

Birth: July/August 1807

Baptised: 6 September 1807, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England, aged 1 month

Father: Joshua Hawkins

Mother: Mary (Edwards) Hawkins

Buried: 27 April 1809, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

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John Hawkins

Birth: 18 October 1809

Baptism: 29 October 1809, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

Father: James Hawkins

Mother: Honour (Gooch) Hawkins

Burial: 9 June 1830, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, aged 20

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John Hawkins

Birth: May 1814

Father: John Gibson Hawkins

Mother: Mary (Wright) Hawkins

Buried: 15 June 1814, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

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Joshua Hawkins

in the will of his father, Joshua is named as Joshua Soale (sp?) Hawkins, but this middle name has not been seen in any other records.

Birth: 1778

Baptised:
5 November 1778, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth (Gooch) Hawkins

Married (1st): Mary Edwards on 27 January 1804, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England. The marriage was witnessed by William Batterbie and Sarah Edwards. Joshua is listed as a bachelor, of Wetherden, and Mary as a spinster, of Wetherden. 

Children: Married (2nd): Mary Plume on 15 December 1812 in St James Clerkenwell, Middlesex. Mary was born in 1780 in Alpheaton, Suffolk, the daughter of Daniel Plume and Mary Bigsby, and baptised on 13 Mar 1780, in Alpheaton. Following the death of her husband in 1853, Mary took over his business, and she is listed as a victualler and grocer in 1861, and as a publican (of the Golden Cross) and grocer in 1871. She died on 2 January 1875 at Fitzroy Street, Cambridge, aged 94, and was buried on 7 January 1875 in Christ Church Yard, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire.
1861: 38 Fitzroy Street 'Golden Age', Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1871: 38 Fitzroy Street 'Golden Cross', Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire

The Golden Cross was inherited by Mary's son, Plume Hawkins, who is recorded as leasing it on 29 September 1881, for 10 years, to Edward Pryor and Percy Reid, brewers of Hatfield, for £18 per annum.

Children: Occupation: Merchant. Joshua is recorded as a grocer and draper in 1818 and as a tea dealer in 1851. At his daughter, Fanny's marriage in 1862, he is described as a grocer (deceased).

From the Elsworth & Knapwell Chronicle 6th April 1827
Knapwell
On Friday last an inquest was held at Knapwell, before John Ingle, Esq., one of the coroners for this county, on view of the body of a man who was found lying dead between the 8th and 9th mile stones on the St. Neots road, the preceeding day. On examining his pockets was found (among other things) part of a hawker's and pedlar's licence, filled up with the name of Joshua Hawkins, of Cambridge, dated 1824.

Death: 21 June 1853, in Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England

Buried: 25 June 1853, in Christ Church Yard, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England

Census & Addresses:

1841: 9 Eden Walk, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1851: 38 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1853: Fitzroy Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (death)

Sources:

Joshua Hawkins

Birth: 1858, in Blofield, Norfolk, England

Father: George Hawkins

Mother: Harriet (Lewis) Hawkins

Occupation: Schoolmaster

Census:
1861: Pages Lane, Brundall, Norfolk
1871: Street, Brundall, Norfolk
1881: 3 Upper Bell Hall, Skircoat, Yorkshire (West Riding)
1891: 3 Upper Bell Hall, Skircoat, Yorkshire (West Riding)
1901: 32 Savile Park Street, Halifax, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Sources:

Joshua Hawkins

Birth: 1877, in Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England

Baptism: 8 July 1877, in Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: George Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth Kate (Edwards, Smith) Hawkins

Married: Nellie Tollady in 1907, in St Ives district, Huntingdonshire, England. Nellie was born in 1877 in Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire, the daughter of George Tollady and Bertha Throssell. She was a draper's assistant. Nellie died in 1929, in Cambridge district, aged 52.
Census & Addresses:
1881: London Road, Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire
1891: Broadway, St Ives, Huntingdonshire
1901: St Ives, Huntingdonshire: Nellie Tollady, step daughter, is aged 23, born in Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire. Her occupation is Draper's Assistant
1911: Chesterton district, Cambridgeshire: Nellie Hawkins is aged 33, born in St Ives, Huntingdonshire
1918: 32 Belvoir Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire   (Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

Children: Occupation: Chef

Annois Communal Cemetery
Annois Communal Cemetery in Aisne, France where Joshua Hawkins is buried
Death: 30 May 1918, aged 42. Joshua was a private in the 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment.

Buried: Annois Communal Cemetery, Aisne, France. Grave Reference I. B. 19. In May and June 1918, a German field hospital for prisoners was at Flavy-le-Martel, and soldiers from the United Kingdom who died in the hospital were buried in Annois Communal Cemetery.

Joshua is also memorialised on the Chesterton War Memorial in St Andrews Churchyard, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire

Census:
1881: 19 & 20 Fitzroy St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1891: Newmarket Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1901: 112 Victoria Road, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire
1911: Chesterton district, Cambridgeshire: Joshua Hawkins is aged 34, born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Sources:

Louisa Hawkins

Birth: 1815, in Long Melford, Suffolk, England

Baptised: 6 February 1815, in Suffolk, England

Father: Joshua Hawkins

Mother: Mary (Plume) Hawkins

Occupation: Strawbonnet maker (1851, 1861); Assistant Licensed Victualler (1871)

Death: 15 March 1874, at Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 58

Buried:
20 March 1874, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Census & Addresses:
1841: 9 Eden Walk, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1851: 38 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1861: 38 Fitzroy Street 'Golden Age', Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1871: 38 Fitzroy Street 'Golden Cross', Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1874: Fitzroy Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (death)

Sources:

Louisa (Hawkins) Tyzack

Louisa (Hawkins) Tyzack
Louisa (Hawkins) Tyzack
Birth: 1818 in Suffolk, England

Baptism: 22 November 1818 in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Fenton Hawkins

Mother: Maria (Clarke) Hawkins

Married: Richard Webber Tyzack on 9 January 1844 in Spitalfields Church of Christ, Stepney, Middlesex, England. The marriage was witnessed by Edward John Elener and Susannah Lucking. Richard is recorded as a General Postman, of full age, of 5 Charles Street, the son of a hairdresser. Louisa is recorded as being of full age, of 5 Charles Street, the daughter of a builder.

Children: Death: 19 February 1899, in Durban, Natal

Notes: Alan Hattersley notes in The British Settlement of Natal that Louisa "an Ipswich woman, had lived for some years in the United States and Newfoundland." (pg 164). If correct, this must have been before her marriage to Richard, since after emigrating to Natal, they never left it.

Louisa emigrated from London, England on 9 January 1850 to Durban (then Port Natal), Natal on the Edward (passenger list), arriving 2 May 1850. She travelled with her husband and three children, and was carrying her fourth child who was born shortly after their arrival in Port Natal.

Obituary:
Dated 20 February 1899, probably in the Natal Mercury:

Death of an old Colonist It is with much regret we have this morning to announce the death of Mrs. R. W. Tyzack, which took place yesterday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs Foaden, St. George's Street, where she was residing. The widow of the late R.W. Tyzack, whom she has not long survived, Mrs. Tyzack was known and beloved by a large number of the older Colonists. Arriving with her husband over 40 years ago, she shared with him in the early Colonial vicissitudes, and has seen the growth of Durban from a heap of sand dunes and bush to its present flourishing and busy state. Like her respected husband, she was exceedingly active, and spared not herself for the benefit of others. Even strangers were early impressed with her kindly disposition and sterling character, and many have cause to remember her helping hand. Reaching the ripe old age of 80 years, she was active almost up to the last. Only about a week ago her energies were interrupted by an accident in her own room, which gave her such a shock, and caused such acute pain, that the worst results were early feared. A day or two ago she lost consciousness, but had pleasant intervals when she was able to recognise her children, all of whom, excepting one in a distant part of South Africa, were able to see their revered mother before the end. She leaves four sons, three daughters, and numerous grandchildren to mourn their loss. The deceased was an esteemed member of the Smith Street Congregational Church, of which she was one of the founders, her husband and the late Mr. P. Lennox being two of the others last removed. The funeral takes place this afternoon.

Funeral Notice:
Dated 20 February 1899, probably in the Natal Mercury:

NOTICE THE FUNERAL of the late LOUISA TYZACK (relict of the late R. W. Tyzack), will take place THIS AFTERNOON, leaving the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. A. H. Foaden, 116 St. George's Street, at 4.30 o'clock.
Friends are kindly invited to attend.
THOS. DREW & SON, Undertakers.
Durban, February 20, 1899

Census & Addresses:
1844: 5 Charles St, London (from marriage certificate)
1883: 116 Chelmsford House, Durban (at daughter's marriage)
1895: King Street, East End, Durban (from husband's funeral notice)
1899: 116 St. George's St, Durban (from funeral notice)

Sources:

Louisa Mary Hawkins

Birth: 7 September 1880, in Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England

Baptised: 17 March 1899, in St Luke, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: George Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth Kate (Edwards, Smith) Hawkins

Occupation: Photographer's Retoucher

Death: 1958

Census:
1881: 19 & 20 Fitzroy St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1891: Newmarket Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1901: 51 High Street, Aberavon, Glamorgan: Hawkins Louisa M Servant S 20 photographers retoucher CAM Cambridge at James H Moody

Sources:

Mabel Florence Hawkins

Birth: 11 November 1896, in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Baptism: 21 February 1897, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: George Plume Hawkins

Mother: Ellen Jane (Dent) Hawkins

Death: 1973

Census:
1901: 19 & 20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Sources:

Maria Hawkins

Baptism: 18 June 1810 in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Fenton Hawkins

Mother: Maria (Clarke) Hawkins

Sources:

Mary Hawkins

Baptised: 1 April 1727, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth (_____) Hawkins

Sources:

Mary (Hawkins) Callas

Birth: 1765/6, in Suffolk, England

Baptised:
23 July 1766, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth (Gooch) Hawkins

Children: Married: Daniel Callas on 8 January 1794, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

Children: Death: 6 January 1855, in Great Livermere, Suffolk, England

Buried: 11 January 1855, in Great Livermere, Suffolk, England, aged 89

Census:
1841: Street, Great Livermere, Suffolk
1851: Great Livermere, Suffolk

Sources:

Mary Ann Hawkins

Birth: March 1804

Baptised: 15 April 1804, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England, aged 3 weeks

Father: Joshua Hawkins

Mother: Mary (Edwards) Hawkins

Sources:

Mary Hawkins

Baptism: 6 October 1822, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Fenton Hawkins

Mother: Maria (Clarke) Hawkins

Sources:

Mary Ann Hawkins

Birth: 1856, in Blofield, Norfolk, England

Father: George Hawkins

Mother: Harriet (Lewis) Hawkins

Death: 1874, in Halifax district, Yorkshire (West Riding), England, aged 17

Census:
1861: Pages Lane, Brundall, Norfolk
1871: Street, Brundall, Norfolk

Sources:

Mary Ann V. (Hawkins) Roads

Birth: 1890, in Poplar, London, England

Mother: Ellen Jane Hawkins

Notes: Mary appears in the 1901 census as Mary A. V. Roads, after her mother's marriage to Jesse Roads in 1893.

Sources:

Matilda Ann (Hawkins) Thompson

Birth: 18 November 1826, in London, Midlesex, England

Baptism: 19 November 1826, in St George in the East, Middlesex, England

Father: Thomas Fenton Hawkins

Mother: Maria (Clarke) Hawkins

Married: Stephen Alfred Thompson on 14 February 1848 at the Register Office in St George in the East, Middlesex, England. The marriage was witnessed by Joseph Ulrick Kendall and Samuel Smith. Stephen is recorded as aged 30, a bachelor and tailor, of 2 Betts Street, St George in the East, the son of Stephen Alfred Thompson, a carpenter. Matilda is recorded as aged 21, a spinster of 6 Berner Street, St George in the East, the daughter of Thomas Hawkins, a carpenter.

Children:
Occupation: Dress Maker (1881)

Census & Addresses:
1848: 6 Berner Street, St George in the East, Middlesex (marriage certificate)
1881: 30 Alma Rd, London, Middlesex

Sources:

Plume Hawkins

Birth: 1818, in Long Melford, Suffolk, England

Baptised: 7 December 1818, in Long Melford, Suffolk, England

Father: Joshua Hawkins

Mother: Mary (Plume) Hawkins

Married (1st): Ann Bebee (or Beebee), on 13 December 1842, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. The marriage was witnessed by Robert Bebee, Mahala Rowley Bebee and Fanny Hawkins (presumably Plume's elder sister). Ann is recorded as residing in Eden Walk, Cambridge. Ann was born on 30 April 1821 and baptised in Chatteris, Cambridgeshire on 28 September 1823, the daughter of William Bebee, a baker, and Judith Rowley. Ann died in 1846 in Cambridge district and was buried on 1 December 1846, in the Christchurch Yard at St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

Children: Married (2nd): Elizabeth Jane (Miller) Summers on 16 August 1853, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. The marriage was witnessed by John Harvey and Eliza Wetenhall.

Occupation: Baker

Death: 23 March 1888, at Eden Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 69

Buried: 3 April 1888, in Christ Church yard, St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Notes: Plume was a witness to the wedding of his elder sister, Fanny, in Cambridge in 1862. Plume inherited the public house Golden Cross which was strated by his mother. He is recorded as leasing it on 29 September 1881, for 10 years, to Edward Pryor and Percy Reid, brewers of Hatfield, for £18 per annum.

Census & Addresses:
1841: 2 Gold Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1842: Gold Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire (1st marriage)
1843-5: Gold Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire (baptism of children)
1851: 19-20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1853: Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire (2nd marriage)
1861: 19-20 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1871: 1 Station Rd, Cambridge St Andrew ther Less, Cambridgeshire
1881: 1A Station Rd, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1888: Eden Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (death)

Sources:

Plume Hawkins

Birth: 1863, in Brundall, Norfolk, England

Father: George Hawkins

Mother: Harriet (Lewis) Hawkins

Occupation: Commercial Clerk

Census:
1871: Street, Brundall, Norfolk
1881: 3 Upper Bell Hall, Skircoat, Yorkshire (West Riding)
1891: 3 Upper Bell Hall, Skircoat, Yorkshire (West Riding)
1901: 32 Savile Park Street, Halifax, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Sources:

Rosa Ann Hawkins

Birth: 1868, in Mile End, Middlesex, England

Father: Thomas John Hawkins

Mother: Mary Ann (Cullum) Hawkins

Census:
1871: 3 Flint Street, Poplar, Middlesex
1881: 3 Flint Street, Poplar, Middlesex
1891: 78 Northern Street, Poplar, London

Sources:

Sophia (Hawkins) Vear

Birth: 1820, in Woolpit, Suffolk, England

Baptism: 21 May 1820, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Fenton Hawkins

Mother: Maria (Clarke) Hawkins

Married: William Vear on 12 March 1852 at the Colonial Chaplain's House, Durban, Natal
William Vear is recorded as a bachelor, of full age. He is a gardener, resident in D'Urban. Sophia Hawkins is recorded as a spinster, of full age, resident in D'Urban. The marriage was performed by W. H. Lloyd, M. A., Colonial Chaplain, and witnessed by Richard Webber Tyzack.

Children: Occupation: House Servant (1851)

Death:
20 January 1894, at High Street Road, Mount Waverley, Victoria, Australia

Buried: 21 January 1894, in Burwood Cemetery, Burwood, Victoria, Australia

Notes: Sophia emigrated to Natal aboard the barque Iris which arrived in Durban on 30 December 1851. Ten weeks later, she was married! William and Sophia didn't stay long in Natal. Eight months after the wedding, they arrived in Australia.

Census:
1851: 6 Albion Square, Hackney, Middlesex

Sources:

Thomas Hawkins

Married (1st): Elizabeth

Children: Married (2nd): Elizabeth Landemoon on 3 January 1742/3 (OS/NS), in Wetherden, Suffolk, England. Elizabeth was buried in Wetherden on 18 August 1751.

Married (3rd): Mary _____. Mary was buried in Wetherden on 22 February 1768.

Burial:
16 July 1773, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Sources:

Thomas Hawkins

Baptised: 7 December 1735, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth (_____) Hawkins

Married:
Elizabeth Gooch on 28 November 1762, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England. Banns were read on the 7th, 14th and 21st November 1762, in Drinkstone. The marriage was witnessed by John Gooch and Susan Gooch. Thomas is recorded as a carpenter, of Drinkstone, and Elizabeth is recorded as a spinster, of Drinkstone.

Children: Occupation: Carpenter (1762); Wheelwright (1814). In 1762, Thomas was apprenticed to John Gooch (presumably his fathre-in-law) of Dunkeston, carpenter, for 3 pounds.

Death: 1814

Will:
signed on 15 June 1814. Probate was granted on 1 December 1814.

In the Name of God Amen I Thomas
Hawkins of Drinkston in the County of Suffolk
Wheelwright being of sound and disposing mind
and memory praised be God for the same Do make
publish and declare this to be my last will and
Testament in manner following that is to say first
I direct that all my just Debts funeral and
testamentary Expenses be paid and satisfied by my
Executor as soon as may be after my Decease Item I give
to my Grandson Thomas Hawkins of Hadleigh the
Sum of Ten pounds to be paid him on his arrival at
the Age of Tewnty one years Also I give to my
Grandson Thomas Hawkins of Wetherden the sum of
Ten pounds to be paid at the Expiration of one Year
next after my Decease Also I give to Mary Watson
now living with me the Sum of five Pounds to be
paid at the Expiration of one Year next after my
Decease Item I give and devise to my Son Joshua
Hawkins of Long Melford ALl that my Messuages
and Tenements Yards and Hereditaments both
Freehold and Copyhold situate in Drinkston
aforesaid and now in the Occupation of myself
and others to hold the same to him the said Joshua
Hawkins his Heirs and Assigns for ever Provided
nevertheless and my Will is that the same be
valued by two indifferent Persons one to be Chosen
by the said Joshua Hawkins and the other by the
Rest of my Children and out of the value thereof
as settled by those Persons or their Umpire I
direct that the Legacies Debts and Charges above mentioned
And also the Expenses of Admission to the Copyhold be
deducted And whereas sundry Repairs and Alterations
are about to be done and made to and about the
said Premises my Will is that in case I should die
before the same be completed and the Expence
thereof paid that my executors may borrow Money
upon the Security of the said Premises to pay and
discharge the said Expences or so much as may be
necessary to compleat the same And after Payment
of the Charges Debts and Legacies as above mentioned
and also the Money borrowed to pay for the said
Repairs and Alterations (if any such there should
be) my Will is that the Remainder be divided into
five equal parts or shares One fifth part or share I
give to my Son John Hawkins of Wetherden One
fifth part to my Son William Hawkins now or
late of Rayleigh in Essex One fifth part to my
Daughter Mary the Wife of Daniel Carloss of
Livermere One fifth part to my Daughter Elizabeth
the Wife of John Dunstone of Wetherden and the
remaining fifth part to be retained by the said
Joshua Hawkins as his own share and my will is
that the Valuation be made and the said shares
paid at the Expiration of two Years next after my
Decease and I do hereby subject and charge the
said Heriditaments and Premises with the Payment
of the same at that time. Also I direct that all my
Household furniture and Effects or the value thereof
together with all my Money and Book Debts (if any
such there be) shall be equally divided within tweleve
months after my Decease between all my Children
then living except my Bed in the ??? standing in
the Parlour which said Bed and
??? with the
furniture thereto belonging, I give to my Son William
Hawkins now or late of Rayleigh aforesaid Item I give
to my Son James Hawkins of Drinkston all my working
Tools and Stock in Trade and my will is that he be
permitted to live in the Tenement about to be removed
or new erected and to have the Use of the workshop and
of the Yard before it for fifteen Years from the
Michaelmas next after my Decease if he shall so
long live and continue to carry on his trade of a
Wheelwright or Carpenter there he paying Rent for the
same according to a fair valuation and keeping the
said Tenement and Workshop in good and tenantable
Repair during the Time he shall inhabit the same
and so leave them at the expiration therof and if my
Grandson Thomas Hawkins of Hadleigh or any
either of the Persons entitled to the aforesaid Legacies
or shares should happen to die before the time of
payment thereof or before the same be paid leaving
no lawful Issue then my will is that the Legacy
or share of him her or them so dying shall be divided
between my surviving Children in equal shares. Also
it is my desire that if Joshua Hawkins my Son
should be minded to sell the Premises herein
devised to him thath then he first cause the same
to be valued by two indifferent Persons and give
some Person of my family the preference of taking
them at that value. And lastly I nominate
and appoint my Son Joshua Soale Hawkins of Long
Melford Executor of this my will In witness
whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this
fifteen day of June in the Year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and fourteen Thos S Hawkins (LS)
Signed sealed published and declared by the said
Thomas Hawkins the Testator as and for his last Will
and Testament in the Presence of us who in his presence
and in the presence of each other have subscribed
our Names as Witnesses hereunto Will: Nickwood
Thomas Nunn Benj. Cocksedge

Probate
of this Will was made in comon form
before the Revd Edwd ??? ??? ??? to the worshipful
John Shackey LLD Off etc.1st Dec 1814 by the oath
of John Hawkins the sole Extor to whom Admon.
was granted being sworn the Saving all right


Sources:

Thomas Cooper Hawkins

Baptised: 15 March or May 1769, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth (Gooch) Hawkins

Notes: Thomas is not mentioned in the will of his father in June 1814, and had likely died before this date.

Sources:

Thomas Fenton Hawkins

Baptism: 11 January 1790, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

Mother: Mary Hawkins

Married (1st): Maria Clarke on 3 November 1808, in Tostock, Suffolk, England. The marriage was witnessed by John Waird and William Borley. Thomas is recorded being of Drinkstone and Maria is recorded as single, of Drinkstone.

Children: Married (2nd): Elizabeth Orbell on 4 August 1829, in Herringswell, Suffolk. Elizabeth was born 1787, in Herringswell, Suffolk, the daughter of Ambrose Orbell and Alice Brown. She was baptised in Herringwell on 19 August 1787. Thomas is listed as being of St. George in the East, Middlesex.

Married (3rd): Ann. Ann was born in 1806/7, in East Malling, Kent.

Occupation: Builder / Carpenter

Death: 1872, in Malling district, Kent, England, aged 83

Notes:
Thomas was an illigitimate child.

In the will of his grandfather, also Thomas Hawkins, the grandfather bequeaths ten pounds to his grandson, Thomas Hawkins, in addition to the equal family share bequeathed to this Thomas's mother, Mary (Hawkins) Callas. He is named as "Thomas Hawkins of Wetherden" in the 1814 will, which tallies with the baptism of Eliza in Wetherden in 1814.

Census & Addresses:
1810: Wetherden, Suffolk (baptism of daughter Maria)
1814: Wetherden, Suffolk (baptism of daughter Eliza)
1816: Wetherden, Suffolk (baptism of son Thomas)
1820: Wetherden, Suffolk (baptism of daughter Louisa)
1822: Drinkstone, Suffolk (baptism of daughter Mary)
1826: North Street, Stepney, Middlesex (baptism of daughter Matilda)
1848: 6 Berner Street, St George in the East, Middlesex (marriage of daughter Matilda)
1851: 6 Berner Road, St George in the East, Middlesex (Berner Street, later notorious as the scene of one of the Jack the Ripper murders, has been renamed Henriques Street)
1861: Brook Fields, West Malling, Kent
1871: Swan Street, West Malling, Kent

Sources:

Thomas Hawkins

Baptised: 21 January 1797, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: John Gibson Hawkins

Mother: Mary (Wright) Hawkins

Notes: Thomas was baptised just four days before the birth of his younger brother, John.

In the will of his grandfather, also Thomas Hawkins, the grandfather bequeaths ten pounds to two of his grandsons, both named Thomas Hawkins. One of them is designated Thomas Hawkins of Hadleigh, and the other Thomas Hawkins of Wetherden. We know of two Thomas Hawkins grandsons alive at the time the will was written - this Thomas and Thomas Fenton Hawkins, the son of Mary Hawkins. We also know that Thomas Fenton Hawkins was living in Wetherden at the time (11 days after the will was written, Thomas Fenton Hawkins baptised his third child in Wetherden), so I conclude that likely this Thomas Hawkins, son of John Gibson Hawkins, was living in Hadleigh, Suffolk, in 1814.

Sources:

Thomas John Hawkins

Birth: 1816, in Wetherden, Suffolk

Baptism: 11 August 1816 in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Fenton Hawkins

Mother: Maria (Clarke) Hawkins

Married: Mary Ann Cullum on 28 September 1864 in St Peter, Stepney, Middlesex
Thomas John Hawkins is recorded as aged 45, the son of Thomas Fenton Hawkins. Mary Ann Cullum is recorded as aged 32, the daughter of John Cullum.

Mary Ann was born in 1833/4, in Rougham, Suffolk, the daughter of John Cullum.

Although Thomas and Mary Ann are only registered as married in 1864, I believe that Mary Ann Cullum is also the Mary Ann shown as married to Thomas in the 1861 census (Thomas's wife in the 1861 census is also Mary Ann, the same age and also born in Rougham, Suffolk) and I have tentatively shown Mary Ann Cullum as the mother of all of Thomas's children, including the two born before 1864.

Children: Occupation: Carpenter

Death: 1896, in Poplar district, London, England, aged 78.

Census:

1861: 2 Wellington Place, Stepney, Middlesex
1871: 3 Flint Street, Poplar, Middlesex
1881: 3 Flint Street, Poplar, Middlesex
1891: 78 Northern Street, Poplar, London

Sources:

Thomas Gibson Hawkins

Birth: 12 March 1821

Baptised:
18 March 1821, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: John Gibson Hawkins

Mother: Kezia (Pammenton) Hawkins

Buried: 11 April 1822, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England, aged 13 months

Sources:

Thomas Arthur Hawkins

Birth: 1868, in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Baptism: 27 September 1868, in St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: George Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth Kate (Edwards, Smith) Hawkins

Married: Laura Elizabeth Webb in 1896, in Cambridge district, Cambridgeshire, England. Laura was born in 1867, in Cambridge, the daughter of William Webb, a cellarman, and Ann. In 1881, Laura is listed as a school teacher, aged 13.
1881: 39 South Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Children: Occupation: Solicitor's Clerk. Thomas was clerk to Messrs. Ginn, Goodman and Ginn of 63 Andrews Street, Cambridge.

Census & Addresses:
1871: 19 & 20 Fitzroy St, Cambridge St Andrew thre Less, Cambridgeshire
1881: 19 & 20 Fitzroy St, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1891: Newmarket Road, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1901: 9 Emery Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1907: 9 Emery Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (Essex Records Office D/DU 775/2)

Sources:

Walter Hawkins

Birth: 7 April 1878, at 19 Fitzroy Road, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire, England

Father: George Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth Kate (Edwards, Smith) Hawkins

Married: Emily Quelch on 2 April 1906, in St Marks, Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, England
Walter Hawkins is recorded as a bachelor, aged 27, the son of George Hawkins, deceased. He is resident at 13 Victoria Road, Chesterton. Emily Quelch is recorded as a spinster, aged 27, the daughter of Henry Quelch, milkman. She is resident at 16 Eltisley Avenue. The marriage was witnessed by Joshua Hawkins, Louisa Hawkins and Henry Quelch.

Emily was born in 1877/8, in London, the daughter of Henry Quelch and Amelia. She died in 1940, in Queensland, Australia and was buried on 24 July 1940, in the Groveley cemetery, Brisbane.
The Telegraph (Brisbane, Queensland) 23 July 1940 p16:
HAWKINS.— The Relatives and Friends of Mr. Walter Hawkins and Miss Evelyn Hawkins, of Lorne St., Alderley, and Mr. and Mrs. H. Quelch (Peak Crossing) are invited to attend the Funeral of his beloved Wife, her Mother, their Sister and Sister-in-law, Mrs. Emily Hawkins, to leave the Funeral Parlour, 45 Adelaide Street, city, To-morrow (Wednesday) Afternoon, at 2.30 o'clock, for the Groveley Cemetery.
  CANNON & CRIPPS. LTD.,
     Funeral Directors.

Census & Addresses:
1881: New St, Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Cambridgeshire
1906: 16 Eltisley Avenue, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire   (marriage certificate)
1916: Station Street off Logan Road, South Brisbane, Queensland   (enlistment papers of brother Arthur)

Children: Death: 28 August 1950, at Lorne Street, Alderley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, aged 72

Burial: 29 August 1950, in Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Queensland) 29 August 1950 p14:
HAWKINS.—The Relatives and Friends of Miss E. M. Hawkins of Lorne St., Alderley, Mrs. A. Quelch, Mt. Crosby, are invited to attend the Funeral of their beloved Father and Brother-in-law, Walter Hawkins, to leave the Funeral Parlour, 45 Adelaide Street, City, This (Tuesday) Afternoon, after Service, commencing at 2.45 o'clock, for the Toowong Cemetery.
  CANNON & CRIPPS. LTD., Funeral Directors.

Census & Addresses:
1881: 19 & 20 Fitzroy St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1891: Newmarket Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
1901: 17 Halidon Street, Hackney, London
1906: 13 Victoria Road, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire

Sources:

William Hawkins

Baptised: 14 November 1770, in Drinkstone, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Hawkins

Mother: Elizabeth (Gooch) Hawkins

Notes: A William Hawkins is mentioned in the will of Thomas Hawkins "my Son William Hawkins now or late of Hadleigh in Essex". In Pauline Biggs' transciption of the parish records she has William's parents as "William Hawkins and Elizabeth". Since we have no other record of an elder William, and the younger William fits in with the rest of Thomas Hawkins and Elizabeth's family, I conclude that this is in error (either in the original record or in Pauline's transcription).

Based on Thomas's will written in June 1814, William was then living in Hadleigh, Essex. Curiously, William was explicitly bequeathed Thomas's bed, the only piece of furniture that was specifically designated, and odd since William was living so far away.

Sources:

William R. Hawkins

Birth: 1871/2, in Poplar, London

Father: Thomas John Hawkins

Mother: Mary Ann (Cullum) Hawkins

Census:
1881: 3 Flint Street, Poplar, Middlesex

Sources:
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