Ailsa Hooper

F, b. 1921, d. 1948

Albert Hooper

M, b. 12 December 1875
  • Albert Hooper was baptized on 12 December 1875 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • He was the son of George Hooper and Ann Mitchell Lawrence.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Albert Hooper was living in the household of George Hooper and Ann Mitchell Lawrence in Broadway, Merriott. Geoge is shown as a 39 year old market gardener born Crewkerne. He is living with his wife Ann aged 38 born Merriott, and 7 children:- Lavener, 17 , William 7, Ellen 11,Charles 9, Albert 5, Emma 3 and Robert Alford aged 1. All the children were born in Merriott.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Albert Hooper was living in the household of George Hooper and Ann Mitchell Lawrence in Broadway, Merriott. George is shown as the 49 year old head, a market gardener living with his 47 year old wife Ann and their children:- Williama 25 year old comber, Ellen a 20 year old shirt maker in a factory, Charles an 18 year old post boy groom, Albert a 16 year old factory hand, Emma a 13 year old shirt maker, and Alfred, 11 a scholar. All of the household were born in Merriott.

Albert Hooper

M, b. 14 May 1876
  • Albert Hooper was baptized on 14 May 1876 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • He was the son of George Hooper and Anna Osborne.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Albert Hooper was living in the household of George Hooper and Anna Osborne in Broadway, Merriott, Cornwall. The census record shows George as the 30 year old head, a market gardener. He is living with his wife Anna aged 29, and children Henry a 6 year old scholar, Albert aged 3 and Kate Ethel aged 1. All were born in Merriott. Susan Greenham, a 16 year old servant born Merriott was also living with the family.

Alice Hooper

F, b. February 1881
  • Alice Hooper was born in February 1881 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • She was the daughter of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Alice Hooper was living in the household of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne in Lower Street, Merriott, Somerset. Edwin is shown as te 23 year old head, born Merriott, an agricultural labourer. He is living with his wife Maria 23 born Merriott and daughter Alice who is one month old, also born in Merriott.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Alice Hooper was living in the household of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne in Lower Street, Merriott, Somerset. Edwin is shown as a 33 year old farm labourer living with his wife Mary Maria also 33 and their children:- Alice 10 a scholar, Henry 7 a scholar, Elizabeth Ann 6 a scholar, Rosa 5, Mary Maria 4, Beatrice 2, Blanche 1 and Daisy one month. All were born in Merriott.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Alice Hooper was living in the household of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne in Lower Street, Merriott, Somerset. The census record shows Edwin senior as the 43 year old head, an agricultural labourer, living with his wife Mary M also 43, and their children Alice a 20 year old spooler canvas sail cloth, Henry a flax heckler linen aged 17, Elizabeth A a 15 year old factory hand canvas sail cloth maker, Rosa 14 a factory hand canvan sail cloth maker, Mary M general domestic servant aged 13, Beatrice 12, Blanche 10, Minnie 7, Daisy 6, Ida 5, Walter 4, and Edwin aged 1. All were born in Merriott.
  • Her marriage, at 24 years and 10 months, to Walter Francis Beer was registered in the December 1905 Quarter in Chard, Somerset Registration District.

Alice Hooper

F, b. December 1866
  • Alice Hooper's birth was registered with the Chard, Somerset in the December 1866 Quarter . She was a twin to Hannah. According to the 1871 census they were born in Lopen.
  • She was the daughter of Robert Hooper and Miriam Cable.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Alice Hooper was living in the household of Robert Hooper and Miriam Cable in Hollaway Street, Lopen. Robert is shown as a 40 year old agricultural labourer, born Merriott. He is living with his 40 year old wife Mariam, a cap maker, and their children:- William 15, an agricultural labourer, John 13, a blacksmiths apprentice, Charles 10 an ag. labourer, Mary 7 a scholar, Robert 6 a scholar and Hannah and Alice both 4. All of the chidlren and Mariam were born in Lopen.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Alice Hooper was living in the household of Robert Hooper and Miriam Cable in Hollaway Street, Lopen. Robert is a 50 year old gardener, born Merriott living with his wife Miriam also 50, born Lopen. William aged 24, a shepherd, Charles aged 20, a farm servant, Mary Ann aged 18 a sail cloth factory operative, Robert aged 16 a carter, and Alice 14 were living with them. All the children were born in Lopen.

Alice Hooper

F, b. circa 1886
  • Alice Hooper was born circa 1886 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Hooper and Emma Osborne.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Alice Hooper was living in the household of Samuel Hooper and Emma Osborne in Broadway, Merriott, Somerset. Samuel is shown as a 29 year old market gardener living with his wife Emma aged 23 and children Arthur 7, a scholar, Alice 5 a scholar, Henry 3 a scholar and Francis aged 1 month. All were born in Merriott.

Alice Hooper

F, b. 1899
  • Alice Hooper was born in 1899 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • She was the daughter of Frederick Hooper and Ellen Unknown.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Alice Hooper was living in the household of Frederick Hooper and Ellen Unknown in Merriott, Somerset. Fred is shown as a 29 year old labourer in a Factory, living with his wife Ellen aged 30 and their 5 year old son Stanley, and daughter Alice aged 2. All the family members were born in Merriott.

Alice Frances Hooper

F, b. 1909

Allen Terrace Hooper

M, b. 28 January 1908, d. 1908
  • Allen Terrace Hooper was born on 28 January 1908 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Hooper and Ada Ellen Moore.
  • Allen Terrace Hooper died in 1908 in Queensland.

Ann Hooper

F, b. 4 February 1759, d. 5 August 1763
  • Ann Hooper was baptized on 4 February 1759 in Merriott, Somerset, England.
  • She was the daughter of John Hooper and Jane Ireland.
  • Ann Hooper died on 5 August 1763 in Merriott, Somerset, at age 4.

Ann Hooper

F, b. 27 July 1777
  • Ann Hooper was baptized on 27 July 1777 in Merriott, Somerset, England.
  • She was the daughter of John Hooper and Mary Lawrence.
  • At the age of 25 years, 11 months and 28 days, Ann Hooper married Richard Spore on 25 July 1803 in West Chinnock, Somerset, England. The surname could also be SPIRE.

Ann Hooper

F, b. 17 October 1725
  • Ann Hooper was baptized on 17 October 1725 in Merriott, Somerset, England.
  • She was the daughter of John Hooper and Mary Unknown.

Ann Hooper

F
  • Ann Hooper married John Focus in 1718 in Bennister, Somerset, England.

Ann Hooper

F, b. 22 July 1716
  • Ann Hooper was baptized on 22 July 1716 in Merriott, Somerset, England.
  • She was the daughter of John Hooper alias Cooper and Mary Unknown.
  • At the age of 23 years, Ann Hooper married John Pick in 1740 in Merriott, Somerset, England. The surname could also be PIKE.

Ann Hooper

F, b. circa 1823
  • Ann Hooper was born circa 1823 in Merriott, Somerset. Although there is no baptism record for Ann she is shown on the 1841 census living with the family of Samuel and Mary.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Ann Hooper was living in the household of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce in Eggwood Lane, Merriott, Somerset. Samuel is shown as a 55 year old coal hauler, living with his wife Mary 50, and children, William a 20 year old agricultural labourer, Samuel a 17 year old agricultural labourer, Susan a 14 year old agricultural labourer, Robert 10, Mary 8, and Mary Ann 18 a weaver. All were born in Somerset.

Ann Hooper

F, b. 26 February 1859
  • Ann Hooper was baptized on 26 February 1859 in Merriott, Somerset. Her mother Mary is shown on the record as single woman.
  • She was the daughter of Mary Hooper.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Ann Hooper was living in the household of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce in Sockety, Merriott, Somerset. Samuel is shown as a 77 year old labourer living with his wife Mary aged 70, and unmarried daughters Susan aged 31, a glover and Mary aged 26, also a glover. Their 2 year old granddaughter Ann, and 11 year old granddaughter Martha are living with them. All the household was born in Merriott.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Ann Hooper was living in the household of Mary Hooper in Sockety, Merriott, Somerset. Mary is shown as an unmarried 37 year old glover living with her daughters Ann aged 12 and Elizabeth 4. Also living with them were her niece Maria, a 21 year old glover and Mary Jane, aged 1, her nieces daughter. All the household was born in Merriott.
  • At the age of 23 years, 1 month and 9 days, Ann Hooper married John Charles Cobin on 4 April 1882 in Merriott, Somerset. The marriage record shows: Annie Hooper, 24, spinster, Boward Lane, fathers name and occupation not given, witness Mary Hooper (possibly her mother). John Charles Cobin, 24, Bachelor, Boward Lane, Carter, fathers name and occupation not given, witness James Wills.

Archibald Hooper

M, b. December 1883
  • Archibald Hooper's birth was registered in the Somerset, an unknown place Registration District in the December 1883 Quarter.
  • He was the son of George Hooper and Emma Osborne.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Archibald Hooper was living in the household of George Hooper and Emma Osborne in Pye Corner, West Crewkerne. George is shown as a 30 year old green grocer, born in Crewkerne. He is living with his wife Emma, 29, a dressmaker born Merriott. Their children William 10, a scholar, born Crewkerne, Archie 7, a scholar born Crewkerne, Gilbert 6 also born Crewkerne and a scholar, Beta 4 a scholar born Crewkerne were living with them. Christina Osborne, Emma's mother, a widow aged 70 and a retired tailoress born Merriott was also living with the family.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Archibald Hooper was living in the household of Emma Osborne in Broadway, Merriott, Somerset. The census record shows Emma as a married 38 year old dressmaker, at home own account, born Merriott, living with her son William a 20 year old domestic gardener born Crewkerne, Archibald a 17 year old mechanic apprentice born Crewkerne, Gilbert a 16 year old post boy born Crewkerne and Reta May a 14 year old born Crewkerne.

Arthur Hooper

M, b. circa 1890
  • Arthur Hooper was born circa 1890 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • He was the son of William Charles Hooper and Mary Hutchins.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Arthur Hooper was living in the household of William Charles Hooper and Mary Hutchins in Knap Corner, Merriott, Somerset. William is shown as a 37 year old market gardener, living with his wife Mary aged 34 and their children Susan A 14, a scholar, Walter 11, a scholar, Minnie 10, a scholar, Louisa 4 and Arthur 1. All were born in Merriott.

Arthur Hooper

M, b. circa 1884
  • Arthur Hooper was born circa 1884 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • He was the son of Samuel Hooper and Emma Osborne.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Arthur Hooper was living in the household of Samuel Hooper and Emma Osborne in Broadway, Merriott, Somerset. Samuel is shown as a 29 year old market gardener living with his wife Emma aged 23 and children Arthur 7, a scholar, Alice 5 a scholar, Henry 3 a scholar and Francis aged 1 month. All were born in Merriott.

Aubrey Thomas Hooper

M, b. 31 August 1903, d. 23 March 1947
  • Aubrey Thomas Hooper was born on 31 August 1903 in Boonah, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Oliver Hooper and Caroline Bergmann.
  • Aubrey Thomas Hooper enlisted in the Navy on 31 August 1921 in Sydney, New South Wales. He gave his next of kin as Oliver Hooper of "Argyle" Ekitos ? Road, Annerley, South Brisbane. His service number was 12170 and he enlisted for 7 years.He was a boilermaker. When he married he gave his wife's address as 10 Carl Street, Thompson ??? South Brisbane. He was 5'6" tall, brown hair, hazel eyes, and a fair complection. He served on various ships including "Penquin", "Brisbane", "Cerebus", "Adeliade", "Melbourne". He was discharged on 12 August 1928. His rejoined the "Kybia" on 29 January 1941 in 1941 but was discharged on 13 November 1941 for repatriation.
  • At the age of 25 years, 3 months and 26 days, Aubrey Thomas Hooper married Lydia Louise Curtis on 26 December 1928 in Queensland.
  • Aubrey Thomas Hooper died on 23 March 1947 in Queensland at age 43.

Audrey Ada Hooper

F, b. 12 August 1908
  • Audrey Ada Hooper was born on 12 August 1908 in Beaudesert, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of George James Hooper and Elizabeth Berghoffer.
  • At the age of 26 years, 9 months and 20 days, Audrey Ada Hooper married George Lenard Vogler on 1 June 1935.
  • In their book "The Hoopers", Elizabeth and John Hooper wrote :-"During their honeymoon (1935), Ann Hooper's granddaughter Audrey and her husband Len Volger vistied another George Burgess and his wife in Surry Hills. This couple were in their 80's and he was thought to be the son of Ann's youngest brother Samuel. Audrey's mother and brother, Elizabeth Hooper and Jack, travelled to Sydney by boat and also visited them. They were poor folk and asked for financial assistance."

Beatrice Hooper

F, b. circa 1889
  • Beatrice Hooper was born circa 1889 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • She was the daughter of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Beatrice Hooper was living in the household of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne in Lower Street, Merriott, Somerset. Edwin is shown as a 33 year old farm labourer living with his wife Mary Maria also 33 and their children:- Alice 10 a scholar, Henry 7 a scholar, Elizabeth Ann 6 a scholar, Rosa 5, Mary Maria 4, Beatrice 2, Blanche 1 and Daisy one month. All were born in Merriott.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Beatrice Hooper was living in the household of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne in Lower Street, Merriott, Somerset. The census record shows Edwin senior as the 43 year old head, an agricultural labourer, living with his wife Mary M also 43, and their children Alice a 20 year old spooler canvas sail cloth, Henry a flax heckler linen aged 17, Elizabeth A a 15 year old factory hand canvas sail cloth maker, Rosa 14 a factory hand canvan sail cloth maker, Mary M general domestic servant aged 13, Beatrice 12, Blanche 10, Minnie 7, Daisy 6, Ida 5, Walter 4, and Edwin aged 1. All were born in Merriott.

Beatrice Hooper

F, b. circa 1884
  • Beatrice Hooper was born circa 1884 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • She was the daughter of George Hooper and Anna Osborne.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Beatrice Hooper was living in the household of Anna Osborne in Broadway, Merriott, Somerset. The census record shows Ann Hooper, a 38 year old widow, born Merriott as the household head. Her son Henry, a 16 year old labourer and daughter Ethel, an 11 year old scholar, daughter Beatrice 6, a scholar were all born in Merriott and living with their mother. Her mother-in-law Ann Osborne, a 67 year old widow born Merriott was also living with the family.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Beatrice Hooper was living in the household of Anna Osborne in Broadway, Merriott, Somerset. The census record shows Anna as a 48 year old widow, an invalid born Merriott living with her stay at home daughters Ethel Rose aged 20 born Merriott and Beatrice a 16 year old shirt button holer. All were born in Merriott.

Beatrice Lillian Hooper

F, b. 27 February 1901, d. circa 1990

Beatrice May Hooper

F, b. 6 January 1889, d. December 1889
  • Beatrice May Hooper was born on 6 January 1889 in Calbourne, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Hooper and Elizabeth Greenham.
  • Beatrice May Hooper's birth was registered in the Isle of Wight, Hampshire Registration District in the March 1889 Quarter.
  • She was baptized on 20 August 1889 in Godshill, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
  • Her death was recorded with the Isle of Wight, Hampshire Registration District in the December 1889 Quarter . She was nine months old.

Bertha Frances Hooper

F, b. September 1899, d. June 1900
  • Bertha Frances Hooper's birth was registered in the Isle of Wight, Hampshire Registration District in the September 1899 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Hooper and Elizabeth Greenham.
  • Bertha Frances Hooper was baptized on 12 March 1900 in Godshill, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
  • Her death was recorded with the Isle of Wight, Hampshire Registration District in the June 1900 Quarter . She was nine months old.

Bertie Hooper

M, b. circa 1882
  • Bertie Hooper was born circa 1882 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • He was the son of Joseph Hooper and Elizabeth Hooper.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Bertie Hooper was living in the household of Joseph Hooper and Elizabeth Hooper in Lower Street, Merriott. Joseph is shown as a 40 year old carpenter living with his wife Elizabeth also 40. Children living with them are Frederick a 19 year old agricultural labourer, Hester a 13 year old scholar, Frank an 11 year old scholar, Bertie a 9 year old scholar and May aged 9 months. All of the household was born in Merriott.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Bertie Hooper was living in the household of Joseph Hooper and Elizabeth Hooper in Lower Street, Merriott. Joseph is shown as a 50 year old carpenter living with his wife Elizabeth also 50 and their children:- Frank aged 21, a domestic gardener, Bert 19, a grocers porter, Esther 23 a shirt machinist and May 10. All of the household was born in Merriott.

Bertie John Hooper

M, b. 29 July 1901, d. 3 March 1955
  • Bertie John Hooper was born on 29 July 1901 in Boonah, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Oliver Hooper and Caroline Bergmann.
  • Bertie John Hooper enlisted in the Navy on 25 May 1919. He joined the service as a stoker, Service Number 1129. His next of kin was listed as Vera Hooper, address c/- GF Grant of Victoria Road, Punchbowl NSW. He was 5' 71/4" tall with blue eyes, brown hair and a sallow complection. He was discharged after 7 years service in 1926.
  • At the age of 21 years, Bertie John Hooper married Vera M Grant, daughter of George C Grant and Rosina Unknown, in 1923 in Canterbury, Sydney, New South Wales.
  • In 1930,his wife, Vera M Grant died in Paddington, New South Wales.
  • Bertie John Hooper died on 3 March 1955 in Stones Corner, Queensland, at age 53.

Bessie Hooper1

F, b. 14 February 1875
  • Bessie Hooper was baptized on 14 February 1875 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Hooper and Maryann Eason.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Bessie Hooper was living in the household of Charles Hooper and Maryann Eason in Broadway, Merriott, Somerset. The census details show Charles Hooper, head aged 52, a beerhouse keeper, his wife Mary Ann aged 51, Samuel aged 18, son of beerhouse keeper, Emma aged 16, Bessy aged 6 and Ellen aged 2. All the household was born in Merriott.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Bessie Hooper was living in the household of Charles Hooper and Maryann Eason in Eggwood Farm, Merriott, Somerset. Charles is shown as a 67 year old farmer and Market gardener, living with his wife Mary Ann aged 66, a poultry dealer, and children Bessie, a 17 year old housekeeper and Ellen a 13 year old scholar. Their grandson Albert Hooper is living with them. He is shown as a 15 year old farm servant. The entire household was born in Merriott.
  • At the age of 19 years, 11 months and 1 day, Bessie Hooper married Thomas Parker on 15 January 1895 in Merriott, Somerset. The marriage record shows:- Bessie Hooper, 20, Spinster, Merriott, father Charles Hooper a Farmer. Witness Ellen Hooper. Thomas Parker, 21, bachelor, Aberdare, South Wales, a Yeoman dealer, father Roger Parker a yeoman, witness Charles William Parker.
  • Bessie Hooper witnessed the marriage of Ellen Hooper and William Trask on 7 January 1897 in Merriott, Somerset; The marriage record shows:- William Trask, 24, bachelor, living Merriott, a yeoman dealer, father Isaiah Trask (deceased) a yeoman dealer, witness Thomas Parker. Ellen Hooper, 20 spinster, living Merriott, father Charles Hooper a farmer, witness Bessie Parker.

Citations

  1. Her name was spelt Bessy on the baptism record.

Bessie Hooper

F, b. circa 1868, d. before 24 December 1874
  • Bessie Hooper was born circa 1868 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Hooper and Maryann Eason.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Bessie Hooper was living in the household of Charles Hooper and Maryann Eason in Broadway, Merriott. The census details show Charles as a 42 year old landlord and gardener born Merriott, Mary Ann aged 40, farmer of 40 acres employing 2 boys, born Merriott, and their children George 19, an agricultural labourer, William 15, also a labourer, John 12 a scholar, Samuel 8, a scholar, Emma 7, Bessie aged 2. All the children were born in Merriott.
  • Bessie Hooper died before 24 December 1874.
  • She was buried on 24 December 1874. Bessie was 6 years old.