Hawson Documents

Below are listed links to or copies of documents regarding Hawson history and family history.

Henry Hawson

Henry Hawson death, in newspaper.

South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900), Wednesday 8 August 1849, page 3

Death of Henry Hawson, SA register, 1849


Frank Hawson

Monument

Inscription on the Memorial to Frank Hawson, located at Port Lincoln, South Australia. Photo by IE Dawson, 2008.

Inscription on the Memorial to Frank Hawson, located at Port Lincoln, South Australia. Photo by IE Dawson, 2008.

Edward John Eyre’s book.

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.  The book is downloadable and copyable.

In Chapter 9 of the book he talks of a “Boy Speared by the Natives — Anomalous State of Our Relations with the Aborigines.”


Hawsons in Canada

Henry Hawson mentioned in a Will.
A Collection of Newfoundland Wills (C) James Cross

 


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