Basil St. Helier HawkinsBorn: 1892
Died: 1984 I think so at least - if I remember correctly he was 92 when he died.
Comments: Born on Guernsey. Aged 8 at the time of the 1901 census, so would have been born sometime between 1st April 1892 and 31st March 1893.
Basil 's Family
Spouse: Dorothy Milner (Married 5-Aug-1916)
Children: Marion Hawkins, Gerald Basil Milner Hawkins, Doreen Hawkins
The marriage is recorded in the GRO indices for Jul/Aug/Sep 1916 (Portsmouth, volume 2b, page 883).
The marriage certificate shows the date to be 5th August 1916. The marriage was witnessed by Dorothy's parents, George and Emily. At this time Basil's address is recorded as 60 King Street, Southsea.
Basil 's Heritage
Parents: Vernon John Charles Hawkins, Mary Jane Hogan
Siblings: Blanche M. J. Hawkins, Muriel Hawkins, Vernon Michael Cecil Hawkins, Gladys Isabel Hawkins, Eric Herbert M Hawkins, Olive Hawkins, Phyllis Octavia Hawkins, Alan Harry Hawkins, Dennis Hawkins
Basil 's Picture Album
|Probably taken circa 1977. Here he is holding his great grandson John, although there is some dispute about this, and it might in fact be Adrian.|
|A youthful picture of Basil, taken from a family photo.|
|Basil reading a book and smoking a pipe.|
|Basil standing on what seems to be a pier, possibly in Portsmouth.|
|Basil sitting in a chair, as always, pipe in hand.|
|I think this is Guy, Marion's son, with him here.|
|With son Gerald and grandson Rob.|
|Basil as a baby.|