January 25, 1802, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England.
October 5, 1868, 20 Dean’s Yard, Westminster, England.
Hawkins was educated at Balliol College, Oxford (BA 1842), and for a while was a Fellow of Exeter College.
On taking Holy Orders, he became Curate at Burwash, Sussex; sub-librarian at the Bodleian Library, Oxford; Curate of St. George’s, Bloomsbury; minister of Curzon Chapel, Mayfair, London; Prebendary of St. Paul’s; and Canon of Westminster.
From 1838 to his death, he also served as secretary to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel.
His works include: