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

Frederick Hawkings [1840-1901]

Farmed at Stoney Causeway, Berrow (voters list 1885), which he was left by his father. Never married. 1883 Land registry entry for Berrow – 112 acres, estimated rental value £38 6s

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.

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