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Emma (Hamilton) Hawker (abt. 1851)

Emma Hawker formerly Hamilton
Born about in Englandmap [uncertain]
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married before 1 Apr 1873 in Rochdale, Lancashire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] in Queensland, Australiamap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 15 Sep 2009
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Emma Hamilton was born abt 1851.

Emma married Henry HAWKER in 1873 in St Chad's (Church of England), at Rochdale, Lancashire, England (registered in 1873 [March quarter] at Rochdale [district], Rochdale, St Chad [sub-district]). [1] [2]

They had one child: Edith HAWKER.

Emma (Hamilton) Hawker was an Assisted Immigrant to Queensland.

At 26, Emma migrated to colonial Australia as an assisted immigrant on the Dunbar Castle, which left London on 1 June 1878 and arrived in Brisbane on 11 September 1878. She accompanied her husband Henry, 32 and their four year old daughter Edith. [3]


  1. FreeBMD. Marriages, Jan-Mar 1873, Henry Hawker, Emma Hamilton, Rochdale, Vol 8E, Pg. 40.
  2. LancashireBMD - Marriages. Year: 1873; [Groom]: Henry Hawker; [Bride] Emma Hamilton; Church/Register Office: Rochdale, St Chad; Registers At: Rochdale; Reference: CE11/30/207.
  3. Housing and Public Works, Queensland Government, Assisted immigration 1848 to 1912 - H API, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 16 March 2019; Dunbar Castle 1879, QSA No. 18478; Page 2 [ View Image ]

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