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William Hawkins (1828)

William Hawkins
Born in Witney, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 24 Dec 1854 in Witney, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdommap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jan 2010
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Biography

William Hawkins was born in about 1828 at Witney in Oxfordshire. He was the son of James Hawkins and his wife Hannah. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

William was baptised at Witney parish church on 10 February 1828, as the son of James (a tailor) and Hannah Hawkins, of Witney [1].

In 1841 William Hawkins was living at Curbridge in Oxfordshire with Sarah Arnold (a widow), Hannah Hawkins (who is presumably his mother) and Hannah's other children. His age was given as 13, implying a birth date in 1827 or 1828 [2].

In 1851 William Hawkins was living at Curbridge with his step-father Joseph Wood, mother Hannah Wood, and Hannah's other children from her first marriage. His age was given as 23, implying a birth date in 1827 or 1828. His birthplace was given as Witney, Oxfordshire. He was an agricultural labourer [3].

William Hawkins, an engineer, of Tipton, Staffordshire, son of James Hawkins (deceased), tailor; and Eliza Smith, of Curbridge, daughter of William Smith, labourer; were married at the parish church of Witney on 24 December 1854 [4].

In 1871 William Hawkins was living at 22 Bank Street in Coseley (in the parish of Sedgley) in Staffordshire with his wife Eliza and their children. His age was given as 43, implying a birth date in 1827 or 1828. His birthplace was given as Witney, Oxfordshire. He worked on a engine in an iron works [5].

In 1881 William was living at "A3" Green Street in Coseley with his wife Eliza and their children. His age was given as 53, implying a birth date in 1827 or 1828. His birthplace was given as Witney, Oxfordshire. He was an engine[e]r in an iron work[s] [6].

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Oxfordshire History Centre: Witney parish register, reference BOD294 c_10: Ancestry Record OxfordshireBaptisms #734649
  2. 2.0 2.1 England and Wales 1841 census (Witney, Oxfordshire): The National Archives of the UK: reference HO 107/872; book 32; folio 6: Ancestry Record uki1841 #9328207
  3. 3.0 3.1 England and Wales 1851 census (Witney, Oxfordshire): The National Archives of the UK: reference HO 107/1731; folio 496v: Ancestry Record uki1851 #4175923
  4. 4.0 4.1 Oxfordshire History Centre: Witney parish register, reference BOD294 b_13: Ancestry Record OxfordshireParishMarriages #955487
  5. 5.0 5.1 England and Wales 1871 census (Sedgley, Staffordshire): The National Archives of the UK: reference RG 10/3005; folio 154: Ancestry Record uki1871 #15111102
  6. England and Wales 1881 census (Sedgley, Staffordshire): The National Archives of the UK: reference RG 11/2870; folio 48v: Ancestry Record uki1881 #19801503


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