The Corley Family Denis Hawkings, in his books about the family from which most of this information comes, suggests the name may be Irish, or from Corley in Warwickshire. The connection with our family was created when Jesse Hawkings married Annie Corley in 1885 in Highbury Wesleyan Chapel. The Corley’s… Continue reading
The earliest Hawkings we are confident of being related to. Lived and were buried at Berrow.
Robert Championborn: 1791died: ABT 26 JUL 1865Circa 1825 Robert CHAMPION67 was a farmer in Edingworth East Brent SOM, but at some stage lived at Battleborough Farm which is connected to the Harden familyWSMFHS Transcripts Mark. : Ann Hardenborn: 1789died: 05 OCT 1853 1841 census Robert age 50. Ann age 50… Continue reading
This is the last generation to spell their name without an E – it would be interesting to know why it was changed – but all their children appear on records with the new spelling. John Clarke was a baker in the 1841 census – an occupation taken up by… Continue reading
The Clarke family were the ancestors of Nance Clarke who married George (Titus) Andrew who were the parents of the family at the heart of this site. The family has been traced back to Richard Clark born in 1760 we do not know where, but he married Ann Rodd at… Continue reading
The Family of James and Hannah Hawkinqs (No l in the last Family} ( l ) Ferdinando – Baptised Jan 2nd 1770, Married Ann,Buried Mar 4th 1845(2) Robert – Baptised Aug 1st 1771, Buried Aug 31st,1852.(3) Jeremiah – Baptised Mar 5th 1773, Married Apr 21st1802 – Mary Harris, Buried July… Continue reading