CFHS code : BE78

Parish : St Bene’t

Inscription : In Memory of CHARLES VICKERY HAWKINS scholar of Kings College Cambridge b June 8 1872 d Aug 6 1894

Monument : Headstone (small)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Hawkins monument January 2019

Monument

This headstone, in the parish area of St Bene’t, is located on the east side of the west path.

Inscription

In Memory of CHARLES VICKERY HAWKINS
scholar of Kings College Cambridge
b June 8 1872 d Aug. 6 1894

Charles Vickery Hawkins (8 June 1872 – 6 August 1894)

Charles was born in Plymouth and was the son of Charles and Elizabeth Grace Hawkins.  His father was a ships carpenter, and he died when Charles was 12 years old. Charles attended Plymouth Grammar School and went up to Kings College Cambridge in April 1890.

He read History, and obtained a 1st Class History Tripos in 1893.  He was a Lightfoot Scholar [1891] and also a Whewell Scholar [1894]. He died in college in August 1894.

Source:
Ancestry

by Claire Martinsen

Charles Vickery Hawkins