Mary Sarah HAWKINS

Born1860 Richard's Castle, Ludlow, Shropshire
Died1885 Christchurch St. Ipswich, Suffolk
FatherRev Bradford (Braddy) Robert John HAWKINS (1830 – 1904)
MotherMargaret Dowie MONRO (1833 – 1913)

Biography and Notes

She became engaged to Alfred on 11/11/1881. They married on 30/8/1883 and she died on 10/1/1885 just 9 days after the birth of her daughter. By so doing she fulfilled the curse and fear of the Hawkins family; death through childbirth.
She is buried in the churchyard at Dedham in a plot next to the one to be occupied later by her parents-in-law.

Life Events

1883Married Alfred Townshend COBBOLD OBE in Crowfield, Ipswich, Suffolk
1885Birth of daughter Mary Theodora COBBOLD MBE

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