Monthly Archives: July 2014
Explorer Edward John Eyre talks of Frank Hawson’s death in his book Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia, and Overland from Adelaide to King George’s Sound, in the years 1840-1. This book is available from the University of Adelaide ebooks, a fantastic source. … Continue reading
Interesting article about the possible origin of the name ‘Hawson’ along with some titbits of medieval people with the name. (Don’t know anything about the accuracy of the info) Surname Database: Hawson Last Name Origin.
Henry Hawson died from the old-fashioned version of a car accident. That is, he died from an accident in his horse and cart, when his cart was upturned and he was pinned underneath it. In the old colonial days with … Continue reading