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Henry Hawker (1845)

Henry Hawker
Born in Castlemorton, Worcestershire, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 8 Feb 1873 in Rochdale, Lancashire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Henry Hawker was born in Castlemorton, Worcestershire, England.

Henry Hawker was born in 1845 [1] in Castlemorton, Worcestershire, England, the son of William Hawker and Harriet Hodges.

In 1851 he was with his mother and 2 siblings at his grandparents' home in Castlemorton. [2]

He married Emma HAMILTON on 8 February 1873 in St Chad's (Church of England), at Rochdale, Lancashire, England [3] [4] [5]

They had one child: Edith HAWKER.

Henry Hawker was an Assisted Immigrant to Queensland.

At 32, Henry 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. Accompanying him were his wife Emma, 26 and four year old daughter Edith. [6]


  1. Birth Registration England & Wales General Register Office, GRO Online Index - Birth ( database entry for HAWKER, HENRY Mother's maiden surname: HODGES ), GRO Reference: 1845 D Quarter in UPTON ON SEVERN Volume 18 Page 401
  2. 1851 Census: "1851 England Census"
    Class: HO107; Piece: 2043; Folio: 280; Page: 7; GSU roll: 87452; ED, institution, or vessel: 1a; Household schedule number: 27
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 8860 #8962357 (accessed 23 September 2023)
    Henry Hawker (5) grandson in household of William Hodges (49) in Castlemorton in Upton On Severn registration district in Worcestershire, England. Born in Castlemorton, Worcestershire, England.
  3. Marriage: "Manchester, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930"
    Original data: Anglican Parish Registers. Manchester, England: Manchester Libraries, Information and Archives. Images produced by permission of Manchester City Council. Images may be used only for the purposes of the family history research in accordance with Ancestry’s website terms of use. At the request of the Manchester Diocese it is highlighted that the use of images for retrospective or proxy baptism is not permitted; Reference Number: L48/1/4/49
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 2962 #2459942 (accessed 23 September 2023)
    Henry Hawker (27) marriage to Emma Hamilton on 8 Feb 1873 in Rochdale, St Chad, Lancashire, England.
  4. FreeBMD. Marriages, Jan-Mar 1873, Henry Hawker, Emma Hamilton, Rochdale, Vol 8E, Pg. 40.
  5. LancashireBMD - Marriages. Year: 1873; [Groom]: Henry Hawker; [Bride] Emma Hamilton; Church/Register Office: Rochdale, St Chad; Registers At: Rochdale; Reference: CE11/30/207.
  6. 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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