Blanche Hooper

F, b. 1912, d. 1914

Blanche St Clair Hooper

F, b. 16 November 1885, d. 25 September 1908
  • Blanche St Clair Hooper was also known as Clair Blanche.
  • She was born on 16 November 1885 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • She was the daughter of George Hooper and Annie Elizabeth Boutilier.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901census Blanche St Clair Hooper was living in the household of George Hooper and Annie Elizabeth Boutilier in Ward 4, Halifax. George was shown as the 46 year old head, born 15 June 1854 living with his wife Annie aged 36 born 18 July 1864 and children Ethel born 27 February 1884, Blanche born Nov 16 1885 and Henry born 14 Jan 1890.
  • Blanche St Clair Hooper witnessed the marriage of Mary Ethel Hooper and George William Merlin on 18 September 1907 in Halifax; Mary was the 23 year old daughter of George ( a collector) and Annie. She was born and lived in Halifax. George was the 22 year old son of George and Amanda born Upper Prospect and living in Halifax. He was a tailor. Witnesses to the marriage were Ray Purdie and Blanch C Hooper.
    They had a family of 11 children.
  • At the age of 22 years, 1 month and 30 days, Blanche St Clair Hooper married Raymond Arthur Purdy on 15 January 1908 in Halifax. She was the 22 year old daughter of William (a collector) and Annie HOOPER. She was born in Halifax and lived in Halifax. Raymond was a 23 year old waiter born and living in Truro. His parents were Arthur (an Engineer) and Loronia PURDY. Witnesses to the marriage were G W Merlin and Mary E Merlin (Blanche's sister.)
  • Blanche St Clair Hooper died on 25 September 1908 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 22. She was 23 years old, born Halifax. Her husband was 25, a waiter. She was living in Bruswick Court at the time of her death from static thrombosis.

Child of Blanche St Clair Hooper and Raymond Arthur Purdy

Catherine Hooper

F, b. 1834
  • Catherine Hooper was born in 1834 in Crewkerne, Somerset.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Hooper and Ann Trask.
  • Catherine Hooper was baptized on 13 April 1834 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Catherine Hooper was living in the household of Joseph Hooper and Ann Trask in Merriotts Ford, Crewkerne, Somerset. Joseph is shown as a 45 year old coal carrier born Castle Cary living with his wife Ann 46 born Merriott and their children:- Ellen a 19 year old glover born Merriott; Kitty a 17 year old glover born Crewkerne; Settney (Sidney) a 14 year old assistant born Crewkerne; Lavinia a 12 year old scholar born Crewkerne; George a 10 year old scholar born Crewkerne; Emma a 7 year old scholar born Crewkerne and Joseph 4 months born Crewkerne.
  • Catherine Hooper witnessed the marriage of Eleanor Hooper and Robert Trask on 5 August 1853 in Merriott, Somerset; The marriage record shows:- Ellen Hooper, 21, spinster, Broadway, father Joseph Hooper a collier, witness Catherine Hooper.Robert Trask, 21 bachelor, Broadway, laborer, father Isaiah Trask a gardener, witness George England.
  • At the age of 22 years, Catherine Hooper married George England on 30 September 1856 in Merriott, Somerset. The marriage record shows:- Catherine Hooper, full, spinster, Crewkerne Road, father Joseph Hooper gardener, witness Emma Eason. George England, full, bachelor, Merriott, gardener, father John England a gardener, witness Sidney Hooper.

Charles Hooper

M, b. 27 November 1774
  • Charles Hooper was baptized on 27 November 1774 in Merriott, Somerset, England.
  • He was the son of John Hooper and Mary Lawrence.
  • Charles Hooper married Elizabeth Unknown circa 1805.
  • Charles Hooper was buried on 28 March 1816 in Merriott, Somerset. The burial record shows Charles was 40 years old.

Children of Charles Hooper and Elizabeth Unknown

Charles Hooper

M, b. 26 January 1700

Child of Charles Hooper and Mary Unknown

Charles Hooper

M, b. 18 April 1845
  • Charles Hooper was baptized on 18 April 1845 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • He was the son of Charles Hooper and Eliza Lawrence.
  • Charles Hooper was buried on 24 August 1845 in Merriott, Somerset. Charles was 4 months old.

Charles Hooper

M, b. 6 December 1846
  • Charles Hooper was baptized on 6 December 1846 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • He was the son of Charles Hooper and Eliza Lawrence.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Charles Hooper was living in the household of Charles Hooper and Eliza Lawrence in Broadway, Merriott. Charles snr is shown as a 40 year old field labourer living with his 40 year old wife Eliza and their four children:- Emma, 10 works at the factory; Samuel 8; Chalres 4; and John 3; and living with them is Jane Lawrence (not related), unmarried 45 and living on Parish relief. All the household was born in Merriott.

Charles Hooper

M, b. 31 January 1830
  • Charles Hooper was baptized on 31 January 1830 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • He was the son of Joseph Hooper and Ann Trask.
  • At the age of 21 years, 1 month and 20 days, Charles Hooper married Maryann Eason, daughter of Sampson Eason and Mary Mitchell, on 20 March 1851 in Merriott, Somerset. The marriage record shows: Charles Hooper 21 bachelor, abode Lower Street, Occupation Traunter father Joseph Hooper a collier, witness Alfred Paul. Mary Ann Eason 21 spinster, abode Lower Street, occupation servant, father Sampson Eason a fruiterer, witness Ann Shutler.
  • Charles Hooper and Maryann Eason appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Lower Street, Merriott. Charles is shown as a 21 year old Trantor born Merriot and Maryann is 20, also born Merriott.
  • Charles Hooper and Maryann Eason appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Broadway, Merriott. The census record shows Charles as a 32 year old Inkeeper, born Merriott, living with his wife Maryann 30, born Merriott, and children George aged 9, a scholar, William aged 6, Emma aged 4 and John aged 2. All the children were born in Merriott.
  • Charles Hooper and Maryann Eason appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 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.
  • Charles Hooper and Maryann Eason appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 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.
  • Charles Hooper and Maryann Eason appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 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.
  • Charles Hooper and Maryann Eason appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Eggwood Farm, Merriott. The census record shows Charles as a 60 year old farmer, his wife Maryann also 60 both born Merriott. Living with them are their grandchildren, Minnie Hooper aged 20, and Herbert aged 12, both born in Merriott.

Children of Charles Hooper and Maryann Eason

Charles Hooper

M, b. circa 1860
  • Charles Hooper was born circa 1860 in Lopen, Somerset.
  • He was the son of Robert Hooper and Miriam Cable.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Charles Hooper was living in the household of Robert Hooper and Miriam Cable in Lopen, Somerset. Robert is shown as a 29 year old agricultural labourer born Merriott, living with Miriam aged 30, born Lopen and children William 5, John 3, and Charles 9 months, all born in Lopen.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Charles 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 Charles 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.

Charles Hooper

M, b. March 1875
  • Charles Hooper's birth was registered in the Chard, Somerset Registration District in the March 1875 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Sidney Hooper and Emma Eason.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Charles Hooper was living in the household of Sidney Hooper and Emma Eason in Hermitage Street, Crewkerne. Sidney is shown as a 42 year old market gardener, born Crewkerne, living with his wife Emma, 41, born Crewekrne and their children: Mary A 18; Ellen 16; Betty 13; Joseph 10; Elizabeth 8; Charles 6; Frank 4 and Florence 1. All the children were born in Crewkerne.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Charles Hooper was living in the household of Sidney Hooper and Emma Eason in South Street, Crewkerne, Somerset. The census details show Sidney as a 53 year old farmer and poulterer born Crewkerne, living with his wife Emma, 52, born Merriott, and children Joseph, 20, a farmers son, born Crewkerne, Charles, 16, a farmers son born Crewkerne, Frank, 13, ditto, Florence, 11 born Crewkerne and Minnie aged 7 a scholar born Crewkerne.
  • At the age of 24 years and 6 months, Charles Hooper married Elizabeth Trask, daughter of John Trask, on 2 September 1899 in Merriott, Somerset. The marriage records shows:-
    Charles Hooper, 24, bachelor, of Crewkerne, a market gardener, father Sidney Hooper, a farmer, witness Henry Trask. Elizabeth Trask, 24, spinster, of Merriott, father John Trask a market gardener, witness Nellie Maria Kerby.

Charles Hooper

M, b. 10 November 1872
  • Charles Hooper was baptized on 10 November 1872 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • He was the son of George Hooper and Ann Mitchell Lawrence.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Charles 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 Charles 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.

Charles Hooper

M, b. 26 May 1811
  • Charles Hooper was baptized on 26 May 1811 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • He was the son of Charles Hooper and Elizabeth Unknown.
  • At the age of 21 years, 2 months and 11 days, Charles Hooper married Eliza Lawrence, daughter of Robert Lawrence and Elizabeth Osborne, on 6 August 1832 in Merriott, Somerset. Charles was a carter at the time of his marriage.
  • Charles Hooper and Eliza Lawrence appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in Broadway, Merriott. The census record showes Charles as a 25 year old agricultural labourer living with his wife Eliza, 29 and their two children Emma 6 and Louise 1. All were born in Somerset.
  • Charles Hooper and Eliza Lawrence appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Broadway, Merriott. Charles snr is shown as a 40 year old field labourer living with his 40 year old wife Eliza and their four children:- Emma, 10 works at the factory; Samuel 8; Chalres 4; and John 3; and living with them is Jane Lawrence (not related), unmarried 45 and living on Parish relief. All the household was born in Merriott.

Children of Charles Hooper and Eliza Lawrence

Charles Hooper

M, b. circa 1880
  • Charles Hooper was born circa 1880 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • He was the son of George Hooper and Susan Frost.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Charles Hooper was living in the household of George Hooper and Susan Frost in Lopen, Somerset. The census record shows George Hooper aged 36, an agricultural labourer, born Lopen, his wife Susan aged 35 years also born Lopen, Charles Hooper 11, a scholar born Merriott and Henry Frost, a 14 year old agricultural labourer born Merriott.

Charles Hooper alias Cooper

M, b. 15 July 1672, d. before 17 September 1693
  • Charles Hooper alias Cooper was baptized on 15 July 1672 in Merriott, Somerset, England. The "Hooper" book shows Charles as being born 1668 and dying 1673.
  • He was the son of Stephen Hooper alias Cooper and Sarah Unknown.
  • Charles Hooper alias Cooper died before 17 September 1693 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • He was buried on 17 September 1693 in Merriott, Somerset.

Clifford St Clair Hooper

M, b. 18 February 1909
  • Clifford St Clair Hooper was born on 18 February 1909 in Dartmouth, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada. At the time of his birth Clifford's parents were living in Pine Street, Dartmouth and William was a compositor.
  • He was the son of William John Robert Hooper and Daisy Angeline Turner.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901census Clifford St Clair Hooper was living in the household of William John Robert Hooper and Daisy Angeline Turner in Dartmouth. William was shown as the 31 year old head born Aug 1879 (1877) living with his wife Daisy born Jun 1885 aged 25 years and their son Clifford born February 1909 aged 2 years.
  • Clifford St Clair Hooper was the informant of the death of William John Robert Hooper on 2 February 1938 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. He was living at 2 Moffatt Street, Dartmouth at the time of his death. He died from acute congenital heart failure and myocardial degeneration. His father was George Hooper, born England, mother unknown. He was a printer married to Daisy Hooper. The informant was Clifford Hooper of 2 Moffatt Street, Dartmouth, his son.

Cyril Edwin (Edward) Hooper

M, b. 1905, d. 1989
  • Cyril Edwin (Edward) Hooper was also known as Sid.
  • He was born in 1905 in Boonah, Queensland. Cyril never married.
  • He was the son of James Thomas Hooper and Catherine Agnes (Kate) Hayes.
  • Cyril Edwin (Edward) Hooper appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Coulston, Boonah. He was a farmer.
  • Cyril Edwin (Edward) Hooper died in 1989.

Daisy Hooper

F, b. February 1891, d. before 12 August 1891
  • Daisy Hooper was born in February 1891 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • She was the daughter of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Daisy 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.
  • Daisy Hooper died before 12 August 1891.
  • She was buried on 12 August 1891 in Merriott, Somerset. Daisy was 5 months old.

Daisy Hooper

F, b. circa 1895
  • Daisy Hooper was born circa 1895 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • She was the daughter of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Daisy 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.

Delphine Hooper

F, b. 3 April 1910, d. 5 October 1975
  • Delphine Hooper was born on 3 April 1910 in Boonah, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Oliver Hooper and Caroline Bergmann.
  • Delphine Hooper died on 5 October 1975 in New South Wales at age 65.

Dora Hooper

F, b. June 1894
  • Dora Hooper's birth was registered in the Broadstairs, Kent Registration District in the June 1894 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Herbert Hooper and Alice Mary Jefferis.

Dora Marcella Hooper

F, b. 1900

Dorothy Ada Hooper

F, b. 10 December 1914, d. 10 July 1984

Dorothy Isobel Hooper

F, b. August 1903, d. 16 September 1903
  • Dorothy Isobel Hooper was born in August 1903 in Halifax, Canada.
  • She was the daughter of William John Robert Hooper and Caroline Elizabeth White.
  • Dorothy Isobel Hooper died on 16 September 1903 in Halifax. She died from marasmas (wasting away because of protein deficiency, most likely caused by her mother's illness). She was six weeks old.
  • She was buried in Camp Hill Cemetery.

Douglas James Allison Hooper

M, b. 1908

Edgar Norman Hooper

M, b. 24 September 1921, d. 20 November 1941

Seaman Edgar Norman Hooper who died when the HMAS Sydney sank off the coast of Western Australia on 20 November 1941.
  • Edgar Norman Hooper was born on 24 September 1921 in Boonah, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Norman Hooper and Isabel Ada McMullen.
  • Edgar Norman Hooper enlisted in the Navy on 3 September 1940 in Brisbane. He was an ordinary seaman, listed his next of kin as his mother Isabel Ida Hooper of "Ashwell" Stratton Terrace, Wynnum, Brisbane. He was 5'5 1/4" tall, had brown hair, green eyes and a medium complexion. He joined the HMAS Sydney on 28 March 1941 and was aboard when the ship went down off the coast of Western Australia.
  • Edgar Norman Hooper died on 20 November 1941 in HMAS Sydney at age 20.

Edith May Hooper

F, b. 1 May 1909, d. 26 November 1976
  • Edith May Hooper was also known as Maisie.
  • She was born on 1 May 1909 in Chinghee Creek, Lamington, Beaudesert.
  • She was the daughter of William Hooper and Ada Ellen Moore.
  • Edith May Hooper appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Rushton Hospital, Boonah. She was a nurse.
  • At the age of 29 years, 11 months and 7 days, Edith May Hooper married Mark Harold Monty, son of Henry Ansein Monty and Violet Maud Wood, on 8 April 1939 in the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Woolloongabba, Queensland.
  • Edith May Hooper died on 26 November 1976 in Hobart, Tasmania, at age 67.
  • She was buried in Hobart, Tasmania.

Edwin Hooper

M, b. 29 May 1870, d. 29 May 1870
  • Edwin Hooper was born on 29 May 1870 in Purga Creek, Fassifern Valley, Queensland.
  • Edwin Hooper died on 29 May 1870.
  • He was the son of John Hooper and Ann Burgess.

Edwin Hooper

M, b. June 1859
  • Edwin Hooper's birth was registered in the Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, Hampshire Registration District in the June 1859 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Thomas Hooper and Elizabeth Hockey.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Edwin Hooper was living in the household of Thomas Hooper and Elizabeth Hockey in Thorley, Isle of Wight, Somerset. Thomas is shown as a 50 year old agricultural labourer, living with his wife Elizabeth 46, and children: Jesse 22 and agricultural labourer, Emma 20, James 16 an agricultural labourer, William 15 an agricultural labourer, Samuel 11, George 7 and Edwin 2. All were born in Donyatts, Somerset COMPILERS NOTE: Donyatts is near Ilminster, Somerset.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Edwin Hooper was living in the household of Thomas Hooper and Elizabeth Hockey in Bridge, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. Thomas is shown as a 58 year old labourer, born Somerset, living with his wife Elizabeth 59 born Somerset and children Edwin aged 11 and Elizabeth aged 9 both born in Yarmouth Isle of Wight.
  • According to the "Hooper" book "Edwin? is said to have gone to Canada. Before Ww2 two of his grandsons, Edwin Hartley Hooper and Clifford came to Australia at different times. Edwin was in the Navy?. Clifford was an officer on a Canadian cargo ship?. They used to correspond with Jack Hooper and his sisters. Their father (James Thomas?) had a printing business in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. They had a sister Dorothy too. The man who went to Canada (Edwin? ) was said by his grandson to be a double with the photo of his nephew in Australia, George James Hooper."

Edwin Hooper

M, b. 14 March 1858
  • Edwin Hooper was baptized on 14 March 1858 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • He was the son of Robert Hooper and Ann Mitchell.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Edwin Hooper was living in the household of Robert Hooper and Ann Mitchell in Lower Street, Merriott, Somerset. Robert is shown as a 40 year old carter, living with his wife Ann aged 37, daughter Elizabeth 10, and sons Henry aged 8, and Edwin aged 3 months. The entire household were born in Merriott.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Edwin Hooper was living in the household of Robert Hooper and Ann Mitchell in Farm Barton, Merriott, Somerset. Robert is shown as a46 year old agricultural labourer living with his wife Ann aged 45, daughter Elizabeth a 20 year old dressmaker, and son Edwin, a 13 year old labourer. All were born in Merriott.
  • At the age of 21 years, 9 months and 9 days, Edwin Hooper married Mary Maria Osborne, daughter of Joseph Osborne, on 23 December 1879 in Merriott, Somerset. The marriage record shows:
    Edward Hooper, 21, bachelor, Farm Barton Lower Street, labourer, father Robert Hooper (late) a labourer, witness William Osborne.
    Mary Maria Osborne, 21, spinster, Lower Street, father Joseph Osborne a labourer, witness Elizabeth Giles.
  • Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 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.
  • Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 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.
  • Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 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.

Children of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne

Edwin Hooper

M, b. circa 1900
  • Edwin Hooper was born circa 1900 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • He was the son of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Edwin 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.