Bessie HAWKIN (1858- )

Mary Bessie HAWKIN (known as 'Bessie') was born in 1858 in Devonport, Plymouth. She married Ernest MATHER Q2 1882 in Stoke Damerel, Plymouth. She appeared in the census in 1891 in Kingsand, Cornwall aged 33. The address was: Lower Green. She appeared in the census in 1901 in Kingsand aged 43. The address was: The Green. She appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Kingsand aged 53.1 The address was: The Green.

 

Ernest MATHER, son of James William MATHER (1825- ) and Ann GILLARD (1821- ), was born Q2 1852 in Kingsand. He appeared in the census in 1861 in Kingsand aged 9. The address was: The Green. He appeared in the census in 1871 in Kingsand aged 19. The address was: Fore Street. In 1871 he was an Apprentice Carpenter in HM Dockyard aged 19. He appeared in the census in 1881 in Kingsand aged 28. The address was: Back Street. In 1881 he was a Joiner in HM Dockyard aged 28. He appeared in the census in 1891 in Kingsand aged 38. The address was: Lower Green. In 1891 he was a Carpenter in HM Dockyard aged 38. He appeared in the census in 1901 in Kingsand aged 48. The address was: The Green. In 1901 he was a Ship Joiner in Kingsand aged 48. He appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Kingsand aged 58.1 The address was: The Green. On 2 April 1911 he was a Joiner in Kingsand aged 58.2 In 1912 he was a Pensioner in HM Dockyard aged 59.

 

Stoke Damerel 5b/593.

 

Ernest MATHER and Mary Bessie HAWKIN had the following children:

 

Ernest Richard MATHER (1882- ). Ernest was born in 1882 in Maker, Cornwall. He appeared in the census in 1891 in Kingsand aged 8. The address was: Lower Green. He appeared in the census in 1901 in Kingsand aged 18. The address was: The Green. In 1901 he was a Ship Joiner in Kingsand aged 18. He appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Kingsand aged 28.1 The address was: The Green. On 2 April 1911 he was a General Labourer in Kingsand aged 28.2

Norman Hawkin MATHER (1884- ). Norman was born in 1884 in Maker. He appeared in the census in 1891 in Kingsand aged 6. The address was: Lower Green. He appeared in the census in 1901 in Kingsand aged 16. The address was: The Green. In 1901 he was an Apprentice Joiner in Kingsand aged 16. He appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Kingsand aged 26.1 The address was: The Green. On 2 April 1911 he was a Ship Joiner in Kingsand aged 26.2

Hilda Ann MATHER (1887- ). Hilda was born in 1887 in Maker. She appeared in the census in 1891 in Kingsand aged 3. The address was: Lower Green. She appeared in the census in 1901 in Kingsand aged 13. The address was: The Green. She appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Kingsand aged 23.1 The address was: The Green. On 2 April 1911 she was an Assists at Home in Kingsand aged 23.2 She married Charles Henry BENNETT on 11 July 1912 in Maker when he was 29 and she was 24.

Sydney Frank MATHER (1890- ). Sydney was born in 1890 in Kingsand. The address was: The Green. He was baptised on 4 September 1890 in Maker. He appeared in the census in 1891 in Kingsand aged 1. The address was: Lower Green. He appeared in the census in 1901 in Kingsand aged 10. The address was: The Green. He appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Kingsand aged 20.1 The address was: The Green. On 2 April 1911 he was a Butcher in Kingsand aged 20.2

Thomas Henry MATHER (1891- ). Thomas was born Q4 1891 in Kingsand. He was baptised on 29 August 1894 in Maker. He appeared in the census in 1901 in Kingsand aged 9. The address was: The Green. He appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Kingsand aged 19.1 The address was: The Green. On 2 April 1911 he was a General Labourer in Kingsand aged 19.2

Horace Edgar MATHER (1895- ). Horace was born in 1895 in Kingsand. He was baptised on 5 June 1895 in Maker. He appeared in the census in 1901 in Kingsand aged 6. The address was: The Green.

Reginald Francis MATHER (1899- ). Reginald was born on 12 October 1899 in Kingsand. He was baptised on 12 December 1899 in Maker. He appeared in the census in 1901 aged 1. He appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Kingsand aged 11.1 The address was: The Green. On 2 April 1911 he was a School in Kingsand aged 11.2

Sources

1"1911 census". Cit. Date: 2 April 1911.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Ernest Mather Head Mar 58 Joiner Kingsand, Cornwall
Mary Bessie Mather Wife Mar 53 Devonport, Plymouth
Ernest Richard Mather Son Unm 28 General Labourer Maker, Cornwall
Norman Hawkin Mather Son Unm 26 Ship Joiner Maker, Cornwall
Hilda Ann Mather Dau Unm 23 Assists at Home Maker, Cornwall
Sydney Frank Mather Son Unm 20 Butcher Kingsand, Cornwall
Thomas Henry Mather Son Unm 19 General Labourer Kingsand, Cornwall
Reginald Francis Mather Son Unm 11 School Kingsand, Cornwall
National Archives, Kew.
2Ibid. Cit. Date: 2 April 1911.