Bridget Hawkins (Harper)

1866 - 27 May 1921

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Bridget Hawkins (Harper)

1866 - 27 May 1921
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Grave site information of Bridget Hawkins (Harper) (1866 - 27 May 1921) at Fremantle Cemetery in Perth, City of Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia from BillionGraves
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Life Information

Bridget Hawkins (Harper)


Fremantle Cemetery

Carrington Street
Perth, City of Fremantle, Western Australia


Bridget 1921
And Her Husband
Frederick 1934
Also Their Son
Herbert 1964

Headstone Description

Herbert Hawkins & his parents. Buried Grave rave 1217, Section MON CC, Roman Catholic

The funeral of the late Mrs. Bridget Hawkins, wife of Mr. Frederick Hawkins, took place on Saturday afternoon, the 28th inst. and was attended by many friends. The deceased, who was 56 years of age, was born in Bristol, England, but she had been a resident of this State for the last 34 years. The funeral cortege moved from her late residence, No. 1 Adelaide-street, Fremantle, and proceeded to the local cemetery, where the remains were interred in the Roman Catholic portion. The Rev. Father J. Casey, O.M.L., officiated at the graveside. The chief mourners were - Mr F. Hawkins (husband), Messrs, John Edward and Herbert Hawkins (sons), Mr. G. Smith (brother-in-law), Mrs J. E. Hawkins (daughter-in-law), Mr G. Ingram, (nephew) and Daniel Hawkins (grandson). The pall-bearers were - Messrs. E. Heron, Anderson, P. McDermott, Quayle, Douglas and W. Musket. Many wreaths were placed on the grave and numerous communications expressing sympathy have been received by the bereaved relatives.

HAWKINS - On October 11, 1934, at the Fremantle Hospital, Frederick Hawkins, of 4 Attfield-street, Fremantle, husband of the late Bridget Hawkins, loving father of Jack and Herbert, father-in-law of Norah (Mrs J. Hawkins) and fond grandfather of Dan, Jack, George, Albert, James, Richard, Eileen, Robert, Edward, Alex, Leslie and Horace; aged 66 years. R.I.P.

NOTE: Frederick was born in Ireland. Bridget was born in Bristol. They were married before arriving in WA about 1887


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Life timeline of Bridget Hawkins (Harper)

Bridget Hawkins (Harper) was born in 1866
Bridget Hawkins (Harper) was 8 years old when Winston Churchill, English colonel, journalist, and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1965) Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. As Prime Minister, Churchill led Britain to victory in the Second World War. Churchill represented five constituencies during his career as Member of Parliament (MP). Ideologically an economic liberal and British imperialist, he began and ended his parliamentary career as a member of the Conservative Party, which he led from 1940 to 1955, but for twenty years from 1904 he was a prominent member of the Liberal Party.
Bridget Hawkins (Harper) was 22 years old when The Great Blizzard of 1888 struck the northeastern United States, producing snowdrifts in excess of 50 ft (15 m) and confining some people to their houses for up to a week. The Great Blizzard of 1888 or Great Blizzard of '88 was one of the most severe recorded blizzards in the history of the United States of America. The storm, referred to as the Great White Hurricane, paralyzed the East Coast from the Chesapeake Bay to Maine, as well as the Atlantic provinces of Canada. Snowfalls of 10 to 58 inches fell in parts of New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut, and sustained winds of more than 45 miles per hour (72 km/h) produced snowdrifts in excess of 50 feet (15 m). Railroads were shut down, and people were confined to their houses for up to a week. Railway and telegraph lines were disabled, and this provided the impetus to move these pieces of infrastructure underground. Emergency services were also affected.
Bridget Hawkins (Harper) was 28 years old when Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in order to fight discrimination against Indian traders in Natal. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā – applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa – is now used worldwide. In India, he is also called Bapu and Gandhi ji, and known as the Father of the Nation.
Bridget Hawkins (Harper) was 42 years old when Ford puts the Model T car on the market at a price of US$825. Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. Ford also owns Brazilian SUV manufacturer Troller, an 8% stake in Aston Martin of the United Kingdom, and a 49% stake in Jiangling Motors of China. It also has joint-ventures in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Russia. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is controlled by the Ford family; they have minority ownership but the majority of the voting power.
Bridget Hawkins (Harper) was 48 years old when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist named Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo, sparking the outbreak of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria-Este was a member of the imperial Habsburg dynasty, and from 1896 until his death the heir presumptive (Thronfolger) to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, which in turn triggered a series of events that resulted in Austria-Hungary's allies and Serbia's declaring war on each other, starting World War I.
Bridget Hawkins (Harper) died on 27 May 1921 at the age of 55
Grave record for Bridget Hawkins (Harper) (1866 - 27 May 1921), BillionGraves Record 8068831 Perth, City of Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia