Ian David Oliver Hawkins1

#685, (1920 - 2003)
FatherLeonard Carl Hawkins2 (1888 - 1970)
MotherEleanor Mary Bonnycastle2 (1889 - 1968)
Relationship3rd great-grandson of John Bonnycastle

Life Events

Note.Oliver was the surname of his maternal grandmother. 
BirthIan David Oliver Hawkins was born on 27 Jul 1920 in Vancouver, British Columbia.1,3
(with Parents) 1921 CensusDavid appeared on the 1921 Census of Vancouver, British Columbia with his parents. He was 10 months old and born in BC.4 
(Subject) Photograph5
The Hawkins Family in 1927
Len, Ian, George, Channing, Mary, Michael
(In) PhotographIan was photographed with his brother Michael, his mom, and his aunts Lyall & Maud.5
Three Bonnycastle sisters - Lyall, Maud & Mary
Mary's sons Ian & Michael Hawkins
Ian Hawkins
(undated photo)
(Mentioned) ObituaryHe was mentioned in Eleanor Mary Hawkins's 1968 obituary as son Ian of London, Ontario.6 
(Mentioned) ObituaryHe was mentioned in Leonard Carl Hawkins's 1970 obituary as son Ian of Ottawa.7 
DeathIan died on 20 Aug 2003 in New Westminster, British Columbia.3
ObituaryHis obituary was published on 27 Aug 2003 in the Vancouver Sun / Province.
HAWKINS _ Ian David Oliver, 83, died August 20, 2003 in New Westminster. He was born, raised and lived his last years in Burnaby. Ian was predeceased by parents, Leonard and Eleanor Hawkins, brother Channing, and sister Faith (Campbell Hope). Ian will be greatly missed by his brothers George, of Edmonton, and Michael, of Ottawa, and will be fondly remembered by his sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, and many nieces, nephews, and their children. His family is very grateful for the great kindness and devotion of his longtime caregiver, Bonnie Bailey. Many thanks also, for their care and compassion, to Dr. Metzak and many doctors and nurses at Royal Columbian Hospital, especially Robin, Denise, Linda and Raisa of Five North. No service by request of family.8
Last Edited18 Apr 2014


  1. Leonard Hawkins' handwritten list of his children's birthdates, probably 1920s.
  2. Letters from Georgia Rickson, Vancouver, to J Kolthammer, dated early 1990s.
  3. E-mails from Bryan Campbell-Hope to Jennifer Kolthammer.
  4. Online image of the 1921 Census for Canada, viewed at Ancestry.com. British Columbia, Vancouver South, Sub-District 35, Page 2.
  5. E-mails from Carell Goldney to J Kolthammer, beginning November 2008.
  6. Obituary of Eleanor Mary Hawkins in unknown newspaper, 5 January 1968.
  7. Obituary of Leonard K. Hawkins in Edmonton Journal, 6 July 1970.
  8. Obituary of Ian David Oliver Hawkins in Vancouver Sun/ The Province, 27 August 2003. online at http://classifieds.canada.com/vancouver/archives/index.aspx