FAMILY NAME HISTORY
(John Hawthorne's father was Thomas Hawthorne, John's wife's father was Henry Hamilton, first son born to them was named Thomas Henry Hawthorne.)
In the Griffiths Valuations of County Down, 1864 these are some of the Hawthorne families living in Ballygowan
Hawthorn Mary Ballygowan Aghaderg Down
Hawthorn Robert Ballygowan Aghaderg Down
Hawthorne (Thomas) Ballygowan Aghaderg Down
Hawthorne William Ballygowan Aghaderg Down
In the 1863 Valuation of Tenements for Ballygowan, Thomas hawthorne rented from James Waddle, house and garden, land size14 perches
John Hawthorne's father was Thomas Hawthorne,
The earliest records begin with Thomas Hawthorne a weaver from Ballygown, in the townland of Scarva, County Down. born circa 1815, died 1886, no record of his wife's name is given, Thomas Hawthorne and his wife had a son named John. born circa1848 in Ballygowan.
John Hawthorne, son of Thomas Hawthorne married Susan Hamilton in Seapatrick Church of Ireland on 19th.July 1868, witnesses at John Hawthorne and Susan Hamilton's wedding were Hugh and Essy McCormack, nee Hamilton, the Minister was Wilson George
Hugh McCormick married Esther (Essy) Hamilton 19 April 1868, Hugh McCormick's father was William McCormick, Esther McCormick nee Hamilton's father was William Hamilton
Parents of Susan Hamilton.
John Hawthorne and Susan
Thomas Henry Hawthorne, born Loughbrickland, May
6th. 1871, Thomas Hawthorne married Emily Hale, 22.
July 1895 in Scarva Street Presbyterian Church
Margaret Jane Hawthorne, born Loughbrickland, 26th.
Oct. 1872 married
John Scott, a soldier in the Labour Corps 6 Nov. 1915, Scarva
Street Presbyterian Church, witnesses at the wedding were William and Olive
Campbell. There were no children in this marriage.John
Scott came from Belfast, he lived with his father
James Scott and his sister Olive
John Hawthorne, husband of Susan Hawthorne nee Hamilton died 1919 Banbridge
Thomas Henry Hawthorne, Marriage date, 22nd. July 1895, Thomas Hawthorne,
Bachelor, Railway Porter, Banbridge, Father, John
The family of Thomas Henry and Emily Selina Hawthorne. nee Hale
John Hawthone, born, Banbridge, Dec. 12th.1896, Killed in France 1915, John Hawthorne was not married. worked as a Baker before joining the army.
Maria Florence Hawthorne, (Flo) born, Banbridge 31st. July,1898, Banbridge, died in
Margaret Jane (Madge)
Thomas Henry Hawthorne, (Tommy) born, Banbridge 27th June 1910, died 16th Dec. 1993, Banbridge, Thomas Henry Hawthorne married Dora Cosgrove from Ballyroney, Katesbridge in 1935, Dora Hawthorne nee Cosgrove died 16th Jan. 2001. They had three children, Thomas (Born on 14 April 1937- Died 10 April 2012), Iris and Dora
Herbert Hawthorne, (Herbie) born Banbridge, 22nd. May 1912, died 10th. August 1992. In Ballynahinch. Herbert Hawthorne married Nancy Orr, from Garnkirk, Lanarkshire, Scotland on 10th.August 1951, Nancy Hawthorne nee Orr died 12th Aug. 1988 in Bangor. They had one child, Allison
Edward Carson Hawthorne, (Carson) born Banbridge, 30th. May
1914, died 1st. March 2007 ,
married Margareta, Hamilton McDowell, (Greta) from Dromore
Hawthorne, bachelor, weaver. married Margareta Hamilton McDowell, 19. May 1938, Dromore Catherdal. Residence at
time of marriage
Notes for Edward Carson Hawthorne’s wife,. Margareta, (Greta) McDowell’s family
Margareta Hamilton McDowell , (Greta) Wife of Edward Carson Hawthorne, Parents
John McDowell and Margaret McDowell, nee Turner, married 10. Feb. 1916, Dromore Cathedral, witnesses, James and Sarah Brown, their family.
McDowell, Head, painter, born 1887, father, Watson McDowell
STEWART WATSON TRUMP (nee MCDOWELL) Peacefully on June 23, 2010, Mom entered
into eternal rest, joining her husband Norman Edgar who predeceased her in
1975. Emily was also predeceased by her brother John, her twin sister Magreta Hawthorne and sons-in-law George and Richard. She
is survived by two sisters, Sarah of Winnipeg, Mary of Northampton, England,
one brother, Alexander of Belfast, Northern Ireland, children Sandra, John
(Ann), Sally, Leslie (Allan), Larry (Debbie), Ray (Deb), 10 grandchildren and
great-grandchildren residing in Winnipeg and Edmonton, along with nieces and nephews
in England, Northern Ireland and New Zealand. Emily was born May 13, 1919 in Lisnaward, Dromore,
Margaret Turner wife of John McDowell her family.
House 32 in Balleney (Quilly, Down) 1911
Turner, head, age 50, C.O.I., cambric weaver.
Notes for Thomas Henry Hawthorne, husband of Emily Hale
Thomas Henry Hawthorne was born May 6th. 1871 in Loughbrickland, and died in Banbridge 1952, His father John Hawthorne was a linen weaver, in the 1901 census, born in Ballygowan 1845, his mothers name was Susan Hawthorne nee Hamilton, born 1850 in Belevy, Banbridge the daughter of Henry Hamilton, and Priscilla Harper, Henry Hamilton was a Blacksmith in Banbridge. Grandfather of Thomas Henry Hawthorne was Thomas Hawthorne a weaver from Loughbrickland, born circa 1815
Thomas Henry Hawthorne joined the South Down Militia at
the early age of 17 and at the outbreak of the South African war he went with
the Rifles and took part in the relief of Ladysmith, he attained the rank of
sergeant, and again when war was declared in 1914 he rejoined the army and
served till 1918. In that conflict he lost his eldest son John.
On return to civil life in 1918 Thomas Henry Hawthorne, a staunch loyalist, joined the Ulster Special Constabulary and served with the force for 24 years. One of the oldest members of the Orange Order, he was associated with L. O. L. No. 123 and the Royal Black Preceptory 131 and was a past Master of both Lodges
Presbyterian Church In Ireland -- Roll of Honour 1914-1919
Name: HAWTHORNE, JOHN
(I applied for the medals of John Hawthorne which were lost, and sent them on to Carson Hawthorne some years ago)
Thomas Henry Hawthorne, Emily Hawthorne and John Hawthorne, Reilly street all signed the Ulster Covenant.
Constable Keenan while on duty on the Dromore road, at 1.45 am. said that several motorists coming from the
It appears to me that the sentences were appealed against and the accused were found not guilty, as Thomas Henry Hawthorne was in the Ulster Special Constabulary at this time, this is only my thoughts. Raymond
Birth dates on the census can not be relied upon
Addresses of Thomas Henry Hawthorne & Emily Selina Hawthorne nee Hale
In the 1901 Banbridge census of Ireland Residents of the house 67 Scarva St.
age 25, head of family
In the 1911 Banbridge census at 48 Reilly St.
Thomas Henry Hawthorne, head, age 38, Stoker in Gasworks
In the 1901 Banbridge census, residents of the house at 2 Meeting House road,
John Hawthorne, linen
weaver, age 45, Presbyterian, married, born Ballygowan
n the 1911 Banbridge census, residents of the house at 6 Meeting House road
weaver, widower, age 58, father of Thomas Henry Hawthorne
Richard Hale born 1795, Drumnavaddy, died 7th. May 1875 age 80, married Jane Renshaw ,born 1796, died 1865 age 68,
Family of Richard & Jane
Family of Francis Hale and Elizabeth McSpadden
Male child born, 24 March 1871
Parents of Emily Selina Hale, wife of Thomas Henry Hawthorne
3rd. February 1854, St. John Hale, Bachelor, Weaver, Ballydown,
Fathers name, Richard Hale, Farmer.
Family of St. John Hale and Mary Crossey
St. John.(Sinjon) Hale, born1855
Margaret Hale, born 1860
Catherine Hale, born 1864
In the 1901 Banbridge census, residents of the house at 24 in Kilpike, Banbridge
Frank Hale, head, age 65, farmer,
Taken from headstones in Seapatrick Church graveyard
HALE. Three polished granite headstones in a low railed enclosure, family burying ground of Richard Hale, Drumnavaddy, who died 7th.May 1875 aged 80 years, and his wife Jane Hale who died in 1865 aged 68 years. Also of their children. William Hale, born 17th. January, 1829 died 16th.March 1881,Nancy, his wife, born 24th.April 1828, died 2nd. Sept. 1875. St.John Hale born in 1831, died January 1899. Mary his wife died December 1908 aged 80 years. Richard Hale, born 9th. March 1841, died 28th. april 1906, His wife Mary born 31st. May 1840, died 22nd. Sept. 1924. Francis Hale, died 30th. Dec. 1924 age 92 years. Elizabeth, his wife, died 8th. Jan. 1908, aged 74 years.
James, son of Francis Hale, died 18th.May 1938. His wife Mary Hale, died 18th. December 1957. William son of Francis and Elizabeth Hale, died 18th. April 1945 aged 74 years. Also their daughter Elizabeth died in infancy. Hamilton, son of Francis and Elizabeth Hale, died 12th. April 1951 aged 73 years, Also his wife Annie died 19th. Oct. 1966 aged 88 years. Francis, son of Francis and Elizabeth Hale died 17th. July 1961 age 100 years. Also his wife Francis Ann died 19th.April 1960 age 82 years
Taken from a tombstone in Seapatrick Graveyard
Richard Hale born 1795, Drumnavaddy,
died 7th. May 1875 age 80, married Jane Renshaw
,born 1796, died 1865 age 68, Family of Richard &
Notes on the Hale family
There is a connection with the Hamilton
Hale Sr. who was granted land at Drummond, Banbridge
and farmed land at Drumnavaddy. The Christian name
Hamilton Hale, born 1788, died 27th. May1881 at Scarva Hill, Banbridge
Comments: BIOGRAPHY: Hamilton Hale Sr. was descended in
direct line from Richard Hale who was granted land at Drummond, Banbridge for his services at the Battle of the Boyne in
1690. the Dungannon Hales are a junior branch of the family.
It has been pointed out to me by Alison Guy, Herbie Hawthorne's daughter, that Hamilton Hale son of Francis and Elizabeth Hale who died 12th. April 1951, signed the Ulster Covenant along with Thomas Henry Hawthorne, Emily Hawthorne nee Hale also signed the Covenant
Copy of the New Testament presented to Sgt. Hawthorne, Coronation 1911,Thanks to Alison