Edgar (1896-1968) and Dolly Hawkings

Born Mar 5th 1896, Married Aug 27th 1924 – Dorothy Blanche Plaister, Died Feb 3rd 1968. They had one son – Denis, born 1927 at Apple Tree Farm, who wrote the books about the Hawkings family.

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

Alice Isabella Andrew 1893-1948

Born in Wales, but the family had moved to Chipstable by the 1901 census. ” Aunty Elsie. She never married and lived in Barnstaple. Her life was devoted to the blind and when I was in Barnstaple from Shebbear she was so kind to me. When she died in about… Continue reading

Arthur Studley Andrew 1863-?

There is a record of someone of this name marrying Rosa Vincent at Charlton-Mackrell in 1890 – but that is not confirmed, although they are listed together in the 1891 census. 1871 census living with his father at Parkham 1891 census living in Chard with Rosa, and servant This is… Continue reading

Annie Matilda Andrew Jacob 1864-1953

Census data 1871 – Parkham, daughter of householder 1881 age 16 – Bideford, boarder with Mr and Mrs Vagers, 60 Honestone Lane, occupation Post Office Clerk, also in the house was her brother Arthur.   1891 census – living with her brother, George in Bideford Married George Jacob 1892, at… 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 11th1906-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 – Born Sept 24th 1894,… Continue reading