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 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

James 1748-1832 and Hannah Hawkings

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