William married Tyley in 1884. She came from a family from Edithmead, from a different family despite the similarity in the name. They did not have any children and looked after Anne Hawkings after the death of her mother, Annie, by which time. 1901, he was already retired despite living… Continue reading
When Minnie Andrew was born in 1861 in Parkham, Devon, England, her father, George, was 31, and her mother, Betsy, was 37. She married William Grigg in 1890 in Bideford, Devon, England. She died in June 1933 in Woolfardisworthy, Devon, England, at the age of 72, and was buried in… Continue reading
1871 Census boarder in a house in Bideford, Drapers assistant, house with 4 children and 8 lodgers 1881 census, Head of Household with his sister Annie, 1891 census as above Moved to New Zealand at some stage – no record of that or of marriage.
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
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
The Family of Edmund and Mary Hawkings, married in April 1860 at Burnham, by licence as Mary was only nineteen. “Witnesses at the wedding – Jane Cook Hembry (certainly a relative of Mary’s but exact kinship unknown – could she have been her Godmother?), W. Hawkinqs (bit straight to the… Continue reading
Joyce and Boris married in 1939 at Fitzhead Parish Church, a couple of weeks after the start of WW2. Boris worked in a bank in Chard. The Norrish family previously farmed at Sandford
Oliver and Mina married in 1935, before they went to Sussex to farm at Broxmead Farm, Cuckfield, Sussex with Stan and Melba Andrew. They then returned to Tatworth. “They hired a train and loaded all the animals, Kitty the Shetland pony, the cows and all the farm equipment and it… Continue reading