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Dr Edward LIVEING M.R.C.S. [98]
(Abt 1795-1843)
Catherine Mary DOWNING [97]
Admiral Edward HAWKER R N [1555]
Johanna Naomi POORE [14738]
Dr Robert LIVEING M.D. [101]
Adelaide Mary Dorothea HAWKER [1554]

Lieut Col R.A. Charles Hawker LIVEING C.M.G. D.S.O. [1556]


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1. Mabel Weston VARNUM [7056]

Lieut Col R.A. Charles Hawker LIVEING C.M.G. D.S.O. [1556]

  • Born: 1 Apr 1872
  • Christened: 13 Jun 1872, St Paul Cambridge
  • Marriage (1): Mabel Weston VARNUM [7056] on 4 Jul 1901 in St Thomas Marylebone London MDX
  • Died: 20 Mar 1934 aged 61

bullet  General Notes:

Charles attended Uppingham School (founded 1584).
Liveing Charles Hawker: (H.F.) April 1872; son of Dr R Liveing, 11 Manchester St W. Came Sept 1886, left Apr 1889; Major RFA; CMG (1918) DSO (1914); desp., (3); Legion of Honour Officer.
Uppingham School Roll. 1824-1931. NZSOG 2009

Naval and Military.
Royal Military Academy, Woolwich.
The following are declared by the Civil Service Commissioners to have obtained the first 60 places at the examination held in November and December for admission to the Royal Military Academy Woolwich:. . . . . Charles Hawker Liveing.
Ref: extracted from the Daily News 24 December 1889

Charles was a Captain in the Royal Artillery.

Great Britain Army War List: 1893 Regimental Lists
C H Liveing Madras.

Charles was aged 29 a batchelor, Capt R.A. of 11 Manchester Sq. Witnesses. Laura Farmer, H.D.O. Ward

Liveing C. H. Major, 32rd Brigade Royal Field Artillery mentioned in dispatches. London Gazette 20 October 1914, page 8382.

With the approval of the King, President Poincare has decorated 119 British officers with. the Legion of Honor. for gallantry during the operations between August 21 and 30. The following have been given the Cross of Office : . . . . . Major C. H. Liveing, 135th. Battery R.F.A. . . . . .
Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, Volume X, Issue 503, 12 January 1915, Page 2

1919 Charles is registered as a shareholder in the Gt Western Railway

Marriage ref Sep quarter 1901 Marylebone 1a 1395 BDM

Liveing Lieut Col C H, C.M.G. D.S.O. 10 Albert ct SW7 Kensington 3707
Ancestry: London phone book 1926/27/28/29/30

LIVEING, Lt-Col Charles Hawker (1872-1934)
Details: LIVEING, Lt-Col Charles Hawker, CMG 1918; DSO 1914; born 1 April 1872; married Mabel Weston Varnum; one son.
Education: Uppingham; RM Academy, Woolwich.
Work: Entered army, 1892; Captain, 1900; Major, 1909; Lt-Col 1915; retired as Lieut-Colonel, 1921; served European War, 1914-1918 (despatches twice, DSO, CMG, Legion of Honour, 4th Class).
Address: Segenworth Farm House, Titchfield, Hants.
Died: 20 March 1934
Ref: Know UK CD - Colin Fenn


bullet  Other Records

1. Census: England, 3 Apr 1881, 11 Manchester Sq, St Marylebone LND. Charles was described as a son born abt 1839 in London and a scholar

2. Census: England, 31 Mar 1901, 11 Manchester Sq, St Marylebone LND. Charles is described as a son aged 28 born St Marylebone LON Occupation Capt Royal Artillery

3. Census: England, 2 Apr 1911, Frith End Hse Nr Farnham SRY. Charles is described as head of a 16 room house married aged 39 a Major Royal Field Artillery born Middlesex LON


Charles married Mabel Weston VARNUM [7056] [MRIN: 2346], daughter of Reuben Mason VARNUM [11202] and Procinbia TYLER [14774], on 4 Jul 1901 in St Thomas Marylebone London MDX. (Mabel Weston VARNUM [7056] was born on 18 Dec 1880 in Yokohama Japan and died in Mar 1972 in Gosport HAM.)

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