The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Canterbury Provincial District]
Mr. James George Hawkes
Mr. James George Hawkes was a well-known figure in business circles in Christchurch for many years. He was an auctioneer, and his business premises were situated on the site now occupied by Messrs Tonks. Norton and Co. Mr. Hawkes entered the City Council in 1875. He took an active part in the volunteer movement, and was captain of one of the city corps.