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Louise Conan Doyle (Hawkins)

Also Known As: "Touie", "Louise Hawkins", "Mary Louise", "Touie Doyle", "Touie Hawkins"
Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: Rosebrook Cottage, Dixton, Monmouthshire, Wales
Death: July 4, 1906 (49)
Undershaw, Hindhead, Surrey, England (tuberculosis)
Place of Burial: Grayshott, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Jeremiah Hawkins and Emily Hawkins
Wife of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Mother of Mary Louise Doyle and Capt. Arthur Alleyne "Kingsley" Conan Doyle
Sister of Mary Hawkins; Jeremiah Hawkins; Joseph Hawkins; Charles Hawkins; Enid Hawkins and 1 other

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About Louise Conan Doyle

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Conan_Doyle

In 1885 Doyle married Louisa (sometimes called "Touie") Hawkins, the youngest daughter of J. Hawkins, of Minsterworth, Gloucestershire, and sister of one of Doyle's patients. She suffered from tuberculosis and died on 4 July 1906.[46]

Doyle fathered five children. He had two with his first wife: Mary Louise (28 January 1889 – 12 June 1976) and Arthur Alleyne Kingsley, known as Kingsley (15 November 1892 – 28 October 1918).

  • 46. Leeman, Sue, "Sherlock Holmes fans hope to save Doyle's house from developers", Associated Press, 28 July 2006.

Louise Conan Doyle (nee Hawkins) was the first wife of Arthur Conan Doyle. They were married at St Oswald's Church, Thornton-in-Lonsdale in August 1885.

They had two children. A daughter,Mary Louise Conan Doyle who was born in Portsmouth in 1889 & a son Arthur Alleyne Kingsley Conan Doyle who was born in 1892.

In 1893 Louise was diagnosed with tuberculosis and initially given only a few months to live. Arthur took her to Switzerland for the air but then homesick, they returned to England. Believing the air here was beneficial, they settled near Hindhead where Arthur built a new home for them called "Undershaw".

After a long illness Louise died in 1906. Arthur married his second wife Jean a year later.

Both of Louise's children are buried next to her in this cemetery.

Inscription: In loving memory of Louise Conan Doyle who died July 4th 1906 Erected by her sorrowing husband Arthur Conan Doyle

Of such is the Kingdom of Heaven

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Louise Conan Doyle's Timeline

April 10, 1857
Rosebrook Cottage, Dixton, Monmouthshire, Wales
January 28, 1889
Age 31
1 Bush Villas aka Doyle House, Elm Grove, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
November 15, 1892
Age 35
12 Tennison Road, South Norwood, Surrey, England
July 4, 1906
Age 49
Undershaw, Hindhead, Surrey, England
July 4, 1906
Age 49
Grayshott, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom