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Benjamin Hawes, Junior

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Benjamin Hawes, Junior (1797-1862), of Hawes Soap Factory, government minister and brother-in-law to Isambard Kingdom Brunel

1797 Born the son of Benjamin Hawes

1820 Married Sophia Macnamara the daughter of Marc Isambard Brunel

1861 Living at 9 Queen's Square, Westminster: Sir Benjm Hawes (age 64 born London), Under Secretary of State. With his wife Sophia M. Hawes (age 58 born London) and their daughter Sarah K. Hawes (age 31 born London). Also their grand-son Richard H. Maccarthy (age 12 born Ceylon). Nine servants.[1]

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  1. 1861 Census