Stephen Hooper

M, b. 21 April 1685

Children of Stephen Hooper and Mary Unknown

Stephen Hooper

M, b. 27 January 1788

Stephen Hooper alias Cooper

M, b. circa 1645, d. before 7 January 1710
  • Stephen Hooper alias Cooper was born circa 1645 in Merriott, England.
  • In 1645 "Stephen Hooper alias Cooper is the earliest definite ancestor to be recorded in Secretary hand on the parchment papers of the Parish Registers of All Saint's Church in Merriott....the alias Cooper was dropped about 1680" - William and Eliz Hooper.
  • Stephen Hooper alias Cooper married Sarah Unknown.
  • Stephen Hooper alias Cooper died before 7 January 1710.
  • He was buried on 7 January 1710 in Merriott, Somerset, England.

Children of Stephen Hooper alias Cooper and Sarah Unknown

Stephen Allison Hooper

M, b. 1896

Susan A Hooper

F, b. circa 1878
  • Susan A Hooper was born circa 1878 in Merriott.
  • She was the daughter of William Charles Hooper and Mary Hutchins.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Susan A Hooper was living in the household of William Charles Hooper and Mary Hutchins in Merriott. William is shown as a 24 year old market gardener, living with his wife Mary also 24, and their children Susan Ann aged 3, Walter aged 1 and Minnie aged 1 month. All the family were born in Merriott. John Hooper, Williams brother aged 20, a market gardener, also lived with the family.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Susan A Hooper was living in the household of William Charles Hooper and Mary Hutchins in Merriott. 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.

Susanna Hooper

F, b. 30 September 1792

Susanna Hooper

F, b. 27 May 1827
  • Susanna Hooper was baptized on 27 May 1827 in Merriott.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Susanna Hooper was living in the household of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce in Merriott. 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.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Susanna Hooper was living in the household of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce in Merriott. Sameul is shown as a 66 year old carrier born Somerset, living with his wife Mary aged 61 born Merriott and their children:- Susan 24 a glover born Merriott; Robert 21 a carrier born Merriott; Mary 17 a glover born Merriott and granddaughter Martha M aged 1 born Merriott.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Susanna Hooper was living in the household of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce in Merriott. 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 age of 35 years, 6 months and 11 days, Susanna Hooper married George Burt on 8 December 1862 in Merriott. The marriage record shows: George Burt, bachelor, 27, abode Merriott, labourer, father Robert Burt a labourer, witness Robert Hooper.
    Susan Ann Hooper, spinster, 29, abode Merriott, father Samuel Hooper. witness Mary Hooper.

Child of Susanna Hooper

Susanna Hooper

F, b. 9 November 1818
  • Susanna Hooper was born on 9 November 1818.
  • She was the daughter of Henry Hooper and Elizabeth Unknown.
  • Susanna Hooper was baptized on 18 December 1818 in Somerset.
  • She witnessed the marriage of James Eggar Jefferis and Jane Louisa Webb on 4 June 1867 in Oxfordshire; James Eggar, 31, was living at Alton at the time of his marriage and Louisa who was 17 was living at Henley with her parents Jane and Robert Norman Webb. Robert Norman Webb (Jane's father, a coal and timber merchant), Ethel Jefferis ?, James Jefferis (father), Susan Hooper(her maternal aunt) and Thomas Eggar (James Eggar's uncle) were present at the marriage. Jane Louisa Webb was most likely a relation of Sarah Webb (James' second wife) as they were both born in Henley on Thames.

Susannah Hooper

F, b. 6 May 1703
  • Susannah Hooper was born on 6 May 1703 in Merriott, England.
  • She was the daughter of John Hooper alias Cooper and Mary Unknown.
  • Susannah Hooper was baptized on 8 May 1703 in Merriott.
  • At the age of 25 years, 2 months and 1 day, Susannah Hooper married John Douch on 7 July 1728 in Merriott, England.

Sussanah Hooper

F, b. 25 December 1793, d. 6 September 1795
  • Sussanah Hooper was baptized on 25 December 1793 in Merriott, England.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Hooper and Ann Farr.
  • Sussanah Hooper died on 6 September 1795 in Merriott at age 1.

Sussanah Hooper

F, b. 22 December 1799
  • Sussanah Hooper was baptized on 22 December 1799 in Merriott.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Hooper and Ann Farr.
  • Sussanah Hooper married William Forster circa 1825.
  • Susan was a beneficiary to her mother's will.
    "I give my body to the dust from which ist was made to be buried in Merriott Church yard in the grave with my beloved son Jesse by the side of my dear husband ___
    I give the cottage in which I live with the garden around it to my son Robert Hooper who resides with me.
    I give my goods and chattels to the same Robert Hooper with the proviso that if Thomas Hooper my son should return that Robert Hooper shall give him proportion of my best bed on which I have lain with the bedstead and bedding.
    I give my wearing apparel between my daughter Susan and my daughter in law Mary the wife of Samuel Hooper.
    Signed this 29th day of November 1837
    Ann (her mark) Hooper. In the presence of Ann Crop (vicar's wife), Samuel Garret?, Elizabeth Farr"
    It was appended on 5 December 1837.
    "I also give to my son Roger Hooper one moiety or half of the piece of plot of garden called Thomas's garden, and I give the other moiety or half of the said garden to my son Thomas Hooper now abroad but in case of his death to the sole use and benefit of my daughter Susan and her children and if _____ Thomas Hooper should not return home I desire that the half garden bequeathed to him be occupied and held by my daughter Susan for her use.
    Signed this fifth day of December 1837.
    Ann (Her mark) Hooper
    In the presence of Joseph Crop, Samuel ____ , Thomas Bayley"
    The will was read on 3 January 1838.
    "The appended will of the late Ann Hooper (who died Dec 24, 1837 and was buried according to her will on Saturday Dec 30th, 1837) was read in the presence of Roger Hooper, Robert Hooper, Mary wife of Samuel Hooper n Susan wife of William Forster, the daughter named in the said will, on January the 3rd 1838 who gave their consent to its contents and determined to abide by it and act accordingly.
    In the presence of Joseph Crop, Vicar of Merriott."

Sydney Hooper

M, b. 17 May 1887
  • Sydney Hooper was born on 17 May 1887.
  • He was the son of William Hooper and Matilda Ann Bellworth.
  • Sydney Hooper and Margaret Bellworth appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Halifax. Margaret is shown as a 71 year old widow, born 3 March 1830, living with her 13 year old grandson Sydney Hooper born 17/ May 1887.

Tamar Leono Hooper

F, b. 1911

Thomas Hooper

M, b. 9 May 1812, d. March 1886
  • Thomas Hooper was baptized on 9 May 1812 in Merriott. At the time of his birth Thomas' father Thomas senior would have only been 19 years old. Just what happened to Thomas senior and his wife Mary is not known. Thomas senior was overseas in 1837 (Thomas sen was then 46 years old) when his mother Ann made her will. It is not known if Mary went with her husband or died before he left England.

    Thomas senior may not be the son of Thomas and Ann Farr.
  • He was the son of Thomas Hooper and Mary Unknown.
  • At the age of 21 years, 10 months and 29 days, Thomas Hooper married Elizabeth Hockey, daughter of James Hockey and Mary Bagg, on 7 April 1834 in Hinton St George. Both Thomas and Elizabeth are shown as sojourners, and Elizabeths surname is spelt HAWKEY. Hinton St George is a village 3 km NW of Crewkerne.
  • Thomas Hooper and Elizabeth Hockey appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in Norton Under Hamdon. Thomas is shown as a 25 year old labourer, living with his wife Elizabeth also 25 and children John 5, Tesse 2 (Jesse) and Emma 5 months.
  • Thomas Hooper and Elizabeth Hockey appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in West Chinnock, England. Thomas is shown as a 38 year old labourer born Merriott living with his wife Elizabeth 26? (should be 36) born Middle Chinnock and their six children:- John 15, a labourer Yarn Barton born Merriott; Jesse 12, a labourer Yarn Barton born Merriott; Mary 8 born Norton; James 6 born Chard; William 3 born Merriott and Samuel 1 week born West or Middle (not clear) Chinnock.
  • Thomas Hooper and Elizabeth Hockey appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Thorley, 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.
  • Thomas Hooper and Elizabeth Hockey appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in 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.
  • In March 1879, his wife, Elizabeth Hockey's death was registered in the Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Registration District. She was at age 62 years and 4 months. The death record also shows she was 62 years old.
  • His marriage, at 68 years and 9 months, to Anna Caroline Parsons was registered in the March 1881 Quarter, Isle of Wight, Hampshire Registration District. Anna was the widow of ... ARNOLD.
  • Thomas Hooper appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Isle of Wight, Hampshire. Thomas is shown as a 69 year old general labourer, born Murrit, Somerset living with his 69 year old wife Hannah born Chale (Isle of Wight.)
  • In 1884,his wife, Anna Caroline Parsons died in Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
  • His death was recorded with the an unknown place , Isle of Wight, Hampshire Registration District in the March 1886 Quarter. The death record shows he was 75 years old.

Children of Thomas Hooper and Elizabeth Hockey

Thomas Hooper

M, b. 21 June 1761, d. before 4 June 1829
  • Thomas Hooper was baptized on 21 June 1761 in Merriott, England.
  • He was the son of John Hooper and Jane Ireland.
  • At the age of 22 years, 10 months and 20 days, Thomas Hooper married Ann Farr on 11 May 1784 in Merriott, Somerset, England. In the register of All Staints' Church Merriot, the marriage is recorded on page 20, No 74 as:-
    Thomas Hooper of this parish and Ann Farr of this parish married in this Church by Banns this Eleventh Day of May in the Year One thousand Seven hundred and Eighty four
         by me Tho. Price Vicar
         This marriage solomised between us
    The mark of Tho. / Hooper
    The Mark of Anne / Farr.

  • Thomas Hooper died before 4 June 1829.
  • He was buried on 4 June 1829 in Merriott. His age was recorded as 64 years old, not 67.

Children of Thomas Hooper and Ann Farr

Thomas Hooper

M, b. 14 December 1728
  • Thomas Hooper was baptized on 14 December 1728 in Merriott, England.
  • He was the son of John Hooper and Mary Unknown.

Thomas Hooper

M, b. 19 November 1710, d. 25 November 1711
  • Thomas Hooper was baptized on 19 November 1710 in Merriott, England.
  • He was the son of John Hooper alias Cooper and Mary Unknown.
  • Thomas Hooper died on 25 November 1711 in Merriott at age 1.

Thomas Hooper

M, b. circa 1823
  • Thomas Hooper was born circa 1823 in East Coker.
  • He was the son of James Hooper and Mary Unknown.
  • Thomas Hooper married Theresa Unknown circa 1845.
  • Thomas Hooper and Theresa Unknown appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in East Coker. Thomas is shown as a 29 year old hand loom sail cloth weaver, born East Coker as is his 28 year old wife Theresa. Their children Henry, 6 a scholar, Elizabeth 4, also a scholar, John 2, and Mary 1 month were all born in East Coker.

Children of Thomas Hooper and Theresa Unknown

Thomas Hooper

M, b. circa 1898
  • Thomas Hooper was born circa 1898 in Merriott.
  • He was the son of John Hooper and Ann Trask.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Thomas Hooper was living in the household of John Hooper and Ann Trask in Merriott. John is shown as a 40 year old general dealer own account, living with his wife Ann aged 38 and 10 children:- John jnr 19, helper at home; Henry 16 helper at home; Ethel 15 shirt machinist at home; Bessie 13; George 10; William 9; Emma 7; Minnie 6; Thomas 3 and Francis 4 months. All of the household was born in Merriott.

Thomas Hooper

M, b. 29 May 1791
  • Thomas Hooper was baptized on 29 May 1791 in Merriott, England.
  • He was the son of Thomas Hooper and Ann Farr.
  • At the age of 18 years, Thomas Hooper married Mary Unknown in 1810. This marriage has not yet been confirmed. Thomas would have only been about 19 years old when he married Mary. They appear to have had only one child, Thomas baptised on 9 May 1812 in Merriot.
  • In November 1837 At the time his mother Ann made her will in November 1837, Thomas was abroad. He has 46 years old. He was a beneficery of her will should he return home - "I give my goods and chattels to the same Robert Hooper with the proviso that if Thomas Hooper my son should return that Robert Hooper shall give him proportion of my best bed on which I have lain with the bedstead and bedding." "I also give to my son Roger Hooper one moiety or half of the piece of plot of garden called Thomas's garden, and I give the other moiety or half of the said garden to my son Thomas Hooper now abroad but in case of his death to the sole use and benefit of my daughter Susan and her children and if _____ Thomas Hooper should not return home I desire that the half garden bequeathed to him be occupied and held by my daughter Susan for her use."
    It is not know if Thomas ever returned home or if his wife Mary went with him. Certainly their son Thomas was still living in Somerset and had married Elizabeth Hockey.


Child of Thomas Hooper and Mary Unknown

Violet Winifred Hooper

F, b. 3 July 1915, d. 17 October 1989
  • Violet Winifred Hooper was born on 3 July 1915 in Boonah, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Oliver Hooper and Caroline Bergmann.
  • He was a domestic.
  • Violet Winifred Hooper was of the Church of England faith.
  • At the age of 18 years, 5 months and 13 days, Violet Winifred Hooper married John Frederick Embrey, son of Alfred Embrey Jr and Margaret Maria Freeman, on 16 December 1933 in Rosewood, Queensland.
  • Violet Winifred Hooper died on 17 October 1989 in Rosewood, Queensland, at age 74.
  • She was cremated Ashes in the Rosewood Columbarium Wall.

Walter Hooper

M, b. circa 1897
  • Walter Hooper was born circa 1897 in Merriott.
  • He was the son of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Walter Hooper was living in the household of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne in Merriott. 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.

Walter Hooper

M, b. circa 1880
  • Walter Hooper was born circa 1880 in Merriott.
  • He was the son of William Charles Hooper and Mary Hutchins.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Walter Hooper was living in the household of William Charles Hooper and Mary Hutchins in Merriott. William is shown as a 24 year old market gardener, living with his wife Mary also 24, and their children Susan Ann aged 3, Walter aged 1 and Minnie aged 1 month. All the family were born in Merriott. John Hooper, Williams brother aged 20, a market gardener, also lived with the family.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Walter Hooper was living in the household of William Charles Hooper and Mary Hutchins in Merriott. 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.

William Hooper

M, b. 17 July 1867, d. 18 July 1867
  • William Hooper was born on 17 July 1867 in Queensland.
  • William Hooper died on 18 July 1867.
  • He was the son of John Hooper and Ann Burgess.
  • William Hooper was buried in Ipswich Cemetery.

William Hooper

M, b. 16 May 1869, d. 14 November 1946

William Hooper, son of John Hooper and Ann Burgess. 1869-1946
  • William Hooper was born on 16 May 1869 in Purga Creek.
  • He was the son of John Hooper and Ann Burgess.
  • William Hooper attended school in Purga Creek State School, Boonah.
  • He was a Timber Selector/Veternarian/Water Diviner/Drover/Farmer.
  • He and Ada Ellen Moore were of the Church of England faith.
  • William was a runner and competed professionaly. He is said to have won the Charters Towers Hundred around the turn of the century, but had entered under another name to avoid having to run at a handicap.
  • At the age of 28 years, 11 months and 11 days, William Hooper married Ada Ellen Moore, daughter of Joseph George Moore and Edith Bolt, on 27 April 1898 in Queensland, Australia.
  • William Hooper and Ada Ellen Moore appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Dugandan. William was a farmer and Ada carried out home duties.
  • William Hooper was listed as the next of kin of Keith William Hooper when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 22 June 1940 in Kelvin Grove. Keith, a storeman, was living at 2 Sarann Flats, Boundary Street, West End at the time he enlisted. He gave his next of kin as his father, William who lived at the same address. His service number was QX9703. He was discharged on 26 January 1946 with the Rank of Gunner in the 2/10 Field Regiment. He had been captured by the Japanese and survived being a Prisioner of War at Changi.
  • William Hooper witnessed the Military of Kathleen Elizabeth Moore Hooper on 19 August 1941 in Brisbane; Her next of kin was listed as William Hooper. Her service number was QFX23669 (QF70276). She was living at West End when she enlisted. Kathleen was discharged on 22 February 1946 with the rank of Lieutenant in the 2/1 Australian General Hospital Division.
  • William Hooper died on 14 November 1946 in Queensland at age 77.
  • He was cremated His ashes are in a crypt at Holy Trinity Church, Woolloongabba.

Children of William Hooper and Ada Ellen Moore

William Hooper

M, b. June 1848, d. 12 April 1913
  • William Hooper was born in June 1848 in Somerset, England.
  • He was the son of Thomas Hooper and Elizabeth Hockey.
  • William Hooper was baptized on 2 July 1848 in Merriott, England.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census William Hooper was living in the household of Thomas Hooper and Elizabeth Hockey in West Chinnock, England. Thomas is shown as a 38 year old labourer born Merriott living with his wife Elizabeth 26? (should be 36) born Middle Chinnock and their six children:- John 15, a labourer Yarn Barton born Merriott; Jesse 12, a labourer Yarn Barton born Merriott; Mary 8 born Norton; James 6 born Chard; William 3 born Merriott and Samuel 1 week born West or Middle (not clear) Chinnock.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census William Hooper was living in the household of Thomas Hooper and Elizabeth Hockey in Thorley, 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.
  • William Hooper immigrated to Canada circa 1875.
  • At the age of 31 years and 9 months, William Hooper married Matilda Ann Bellworth, daughter of Margaret Bellworth, on 27 March 1880 in Canada. Annie was a 27 year old spinster born Sydney CB and William a 30 year old groom born England. Both were living in Halifax. She was the daugher of James (a butcher) and Margaret. He was the son of Thomas (a labourer) and Elizabeth). Witnesses to the marriage were K Williams and Charlotte Lenor.
  • William Hooper and Matilda Ann Bellworth appeared on the census of 1881 in Greenwood, Nova Scotia.Will, the household head, was shown as a 31 year old born England. He was a coachman and lived with his wife Ann, 29 born in Nova Scotia and daughter aged 1 month.
  • On 7 February 1892,his wife, Matilda Ann Bellworth died in Halifax. She was 40 years old, born Cape Breton, Episcopian, her husband was a gardener. Her residence was 97 Jubilee Road, Halifax. Martha died of phthsis (consumption) She was buried in Camp Hill Cemetery.
  • At the age of 44 years and 2 months, William Hooper married Mary G(wendoline) Boutilier on 8 August 1892 in Halifax. They were married by Licence in the Church of England. He was a 42 year old widowed teamster, born West Chinnock, England, son of Elizabeth and Thomas (a farmer). She was a 30 year old spinster, born Ingman's Prior, daughter of John (a farmer) and Sophia. Witnesses to the marriage were George Hooper and Allan Boutilier.
  • William Hooper died on 12 April 1913 in City Home, Halifax, at age 64. He was married at the time of his death from epilipsy and exhaustion. His occupation was given as a labourer. He was buried in Camp Hill Cemetery.

Children of William Hooper and Matilda Ann Bellworth

Child of William Hooper and Mary G(wendoline) Boutilier

William Hooper

M, b. 19 March 1821
  • William Hooper was baptized on 19 March 1821 in Merriott.
  • He was the son of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census William Hooper was living in the household of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce in Merriott. 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.

William Hooper

M, b. circa 1856
  • William Hooper was baptized circa 1856 in Lopen.
  • He was the son of Robert Hooper and Miriam Cable.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census William Hooper was living in the household of Robert Hooper and Miriam Cable in Lopen. 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 William Hooper was living in the household of Robert Hooper and Miriam Cable in 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 William Hooper was living in the household of Robert Hooper and Miriam Cable in 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.

William Hooper

M, b. 13 May 1866
  • William Hooper was baptized on 13 May 1866 in Merriott.
  • He was the son of George Hooper and Ann Mitchell Lawrence.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census William Hooper was living in the household of George Hooper and Ann Mitchell Lawrence in Merriott. George is shown a 29 year old market gardener born Crewkerne living with his wife Ann aged 27 born Merriott and four children:- Lavina aged 6, William 5, Emma 2 and Ellen 7 months. All the children were born in Merriott.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census William Hooper was living in the household of George Hooper and Ann Mitchell Lawrence in 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 William Hooper was living in the household of George Hooper and Ann Mitchell Lawrence in 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.

William Hooper

M, b. January 1881
  • William Hooper was born in January 1881 in Over Stratton.
  • He was the son of John Hooper and Martha Hine.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census William Hooper was living in the household of John Hooper and Martha Hine in South Petherton. John is shown as a 23 year old agricultural labourer, born Lopen. He is living with his wife Martha, 25, born Over Stratton, Somerset and thier son William aged 3 months also born Over Stratton, Somerset.