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Somerset archives?

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Marion

Marion Report 23 Jan 2013 15:54

If anyone is visiting the archives at Somerset or has access to original film I am trying to find more information on the marriage between Henry Hawker and Betty Moore 19 Sept 1802 at St Mary the Virgin Chard Somerset. I have a file no. from FreeReg no. 24597 if appropriate. I need to find out age, parents, and anything else that could help me break down a brick wall. Would be grateful for whatever help I can get.

Treehunter

Treehunter Report 23 Jan 2013 17:39

This is from familysearch.org.



spouse:

Betty Moore









groom's name:

Hennery Hawker



bride's name:

Betty Moore



marriage date:

19 Sep 1802



marriage place:

Chard, Somerset, England



indexing project (batch) number:

I02282-5



system origin:

England-EASy



source film number:

1526462

If you find out where you local centre is you can go and look at the film.

It will not give parents names or age of Henry or Betty.

When do you think Henry was born?

Catherine

Catherine Report 23 Jan 2013 18:14

May not help, but probable children?

Thomas Hawker
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening 10 Nov 1805 Chard, Somerset, England
residence Chard, Somerset, England
parent Henry Hawker, Betty Hawker

George Hawker
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening 08 May 1803 Chard, Somerset, England
residence Chard, Somerset, England
parent Henry Hawker, Elizabeth Hawker

Catherine

Catherine Report 23 Jan 2013 18:21

Son Thomas:-

1841 England Census about Thomas Hocker
Name: Thomas Hocker
Age: 51
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1790
Gender: Male
Civil parish: Chard
Hundred: East Kingsbury
County/Island: Somerset
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation: Shoemaker

Registration district: Chard
Sub-registration district: Chard
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 949
Book: 1
Folio: 33
Page Number: 6
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Hocker 51 (original shows age as 37 - 1804)
Charlotte Hocker 35
Henry Hocker 12
George Hocker 10
Emma Hocker 4
Eli Hocker 6 Mo

...................quite often the children took the same occupation as their father so may be worth considering the possibility that Henry could have been a shoemaker?
...............................................................

Children of Thomas and Charlotte:-

?
name George Thomas Hawker
gender Male
baptism/christening date 17 Mar 1833
baptism/christening place Chard, Somerset, England
father's name Thomas Hawker
mother's name Charlotte
indexing project (batch) number I02116-5
system origin England-EASy
source film number 1526463
.............................................................
?
name George Hawker
gender Male
baptism/christening date 02 May 1833
baptism/christening place Chard, Somerset, England
father's name Thomas Hawker
mother's name Charlotte
indexing project (batch) number I02116-5
system origin England-EASy
source film number 1526463
...............................................................

name Elizabeth Hawker
event type Baptism
christening date 16 Nov 1834
christening place Chard, Somerset
father's name Thomas Hawker
mother's name Charlotte Hawker
record set RG4_2690
........................................................................

name Eli Hawker
gender Male
baptism/christening date 16 Nov 1834
baptism/christening place HIGH STREET INDEPENDENT,CHARD NEAR TAUNTON,SOMERSET,ENGLAND
birth date 24 Jun 1834
father's name Thomas Hawker

mother's name Charlote Hussey

indexing project (batch) number C08360-1
system origin England-ODM
source film number 0825382 (RG4 1546)
.......................................................

Catherine

Catherine Report 23 Jan 2013 18:23

1851 England Census about Thomas Hawker
Name: Thomas Hawker
Age: 48
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1803
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Charlotte Hawker
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Chard, Somerset, England
Civil parish: Chard
County/Island: Somerset
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation: Boot and shoemaker

Registration district: Chard
Sub-registration district: Chard
ED, institution, or vessel: 1a
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 24
Piece: 1928
Folio: 8
Page Number: 7
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Hawker 48
Charlotte Hawker 48
Eli Hawker 10
Lea J Hawker 6
Anna M Hawker 4
James Taylor 50

..............also worth following the children through the census records as you sometimes find members of the family visiting, or living with them.

1861 England Census about Thomas Hawker
Name: Thomas Hawker
Age: 56
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1805
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Charlotte Hawker
Gender: Male
Where born: Chard, Somerset, England
Civil parish: Chard
Ecclesiastical parish: Bath and Wells
Town: Chard
County/Island: Somerset
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation: Boot and Shoemaker

Registration district: Chard
Sub-registration district: Chard
ED, institution, or vessel: 1
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 276
Piece: 1636
Folio: 29
Page Number: 51
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Hawker 56
Charlotte Hawker 55
Leha Hawker 17
Anna M Hawker 14
Edmund Bond 64

Catherine

Catherine Report 23 Jan 2013 20:04

Possible deaths?

England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915 about Henry Hawker
Name: Henry Hawker
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1837
Registration district: Chard
Inferred County: Somerset
Volume: 10
Page: 246
...........................................................................................

England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915 about Henry Hawker
Name: Henry Hawker
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1861
Registration district: Chard
Inferred County: Somerset
Volume: 5c
Page: 357

EDIT:-
1861 can't be him as there is a probate record for this one that states he is a bachelor. Probate to his brother James only next of kin.

Catherine

Catherine Report 23 Jan 2013 20:15

Looks like they could have married twice:-


groom's name Henry Hawker
bride's name Betty Moore
marriage date 12 Sep 1802
marriage place Chard, Somerset, England
indexing project (batch) number I02282-5
system origin England-EASy
source film number 1526462

Marion

Marion Report 25 Jan 2013 14:27

Thanks to all fir your interest, sorry not to have been able to respond sooner. I do however have all of the above information as have tried to research my family for the last 10 years and have built a larger than life descendency tree. Henry was born around 1754 and died 1817. I have his first marriage to Susannah Moore in 1774 but there are no other details for either party. I am trying to confirm that the second marriage to Betty Moore in 1802 is indeed the same man marrying a possible sister to his first wife. The second marriage may have more to go on as the pot has run dry on Henry's origins. There may be record of this second marriage in Dr Cambells Index to baptisms and marriages or Phillimores Somerset Marriages which I know will be at Somerset Archives, so hoping someone can help me if they're visiting in the near future.