Edith Hawker

FemaleOctober 1899–

Brief Life History of Edith

When Edith Hawker was born in October 1899, in Aston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Hawker, was 29 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Fisher, was 26. She married Herbert Henry Florey on 12 September 1925, in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Aston Manor, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1939.

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Herbert Henry Florey
Edith Hawker
Marriage: 12 September 1925

Sources (9)

  • Edith Ethel Hawker in household of Ann Davis, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Edith Hawker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Edith Hawker, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 September 1925Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 5

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.


    Age 9

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1939 · Britain Enters World War II

    Age 40

    Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

    Name Meaning

    English (western England): occupational name for someone who trained hawks or engaged in the sport of hawking, from Middle English hauker ‘falconer, hawker’ (Old English hafocere). Hawking was a major medieval sport, and the provision and training of hawks for a feudal lord was not an uncommon obligation in lieu of rent. The right of any free man to keep hawks for his own use was conceded in Magna Carta, though social status determined what kind of bird someone could keep, the kestrel being the lowest grade.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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