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
The earliest Hawkings we are confident of being related to. Lived and were buried at Berrow.
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
The Family of James and Hannah HawkingsJames (Baptised Aug 7th, 1726 at Berrow Church, Buried Nov 29th, 1790) married Hannah Board at Brent Knoll in 1747. Hannah lived until 1801. James was churchwarden in Berrow from 1774 to 1776, and many parish records were copied and signed by him. Many… Continue reading
The Hawkings family was researched by Denis Hawkings and we hope to add his books to the site with the permission of his son, the Rev Tim Hawkings. Most of the information on these pages comes from his books. Denis found the first mention of a Hawkins (the spelling changes)… Continue reading