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

Frederick Champion [1884-1947]

Little is said about Fred in Denis Hawkings book on the family except he was a farmer. In the 1914 Kelly’s Directory he is farming at Berrow. Frederick William Champion joined Highbridge Freemasons in 1921 age 36. Bural (Rural) Philanthropic Lodge. Died age 62 in 1947. Effects £2334 15s 7d to… Continue reading

William Joyce Clarke 1886-1962

In 1891 William was living with his father in the Bakers shop. In 1901 at the age of 15 he was a boarder at school in Chulmleigh. In 1904 aged 18 he married Lilian Hillier in Kennington, London. By 1910 they had three children and separated, with a bitter dispute… Continue reading

George Andrew 1830-1911

Member Information Full Name  George Andrew –  Birth #1 Date of Birth 31 Jan 1830 Place of Birth East Putford, Devon, England Father Edmund Smale Andrew Mother Ann Bray Siblings  Jane Andrew,  Julia Andrew,  Mary Ann Andrew,  William Edmund Andrew,  John Andrew,  Edmund Andrew,  James Andrew,  Thomas Andrew Spouse #1 Name Betsy Brook Date of Marriage Children  Oliver… Continue reading