Richard Clarke 1814-1895

Lived in South Molton all his life and was a baker and farmer – the 1871 census records him having 26 acres, but it does not say where.

1851 Census – head of family at 107 Barnstable Street, 

1881 – he had moved to 2 Barnstable Street

1891 – he … Continue reading

Mawks and Joe Counsell

 Born Aug 17th 1897

After her Father Jesse’s death went to London for a time as house helper to the family of her uncle Ernest Corley.

Margaret returned to Somerset as cheese maker for Leonard Burge at Bow Farm,  Badgworth. Near East Brent.

There she met Joseph Counsell from Biddisham, a … Continue reading

Jesse and Annie Hawkings (1861-1900)

The Family of Jesse and Annie Hawkings (1861-1900)

(1 )’ Ferrand Edmund – Born Aug 25th 1886, Married Oct 11th
1906-Esther Johnston, Died Dec 1st, 1959.
(2) Mary Hembry (Lived approx 1887-9)
(3) Ernest William – Born May 24th 1893, Married Lily Alice May Wooltorton.
(4) Grace Marian – … Continue reading