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.

William Hooper

M, b. circa 1892
  • William Hooper was born circa 1892 in Merriott.
  • He was the son of John Hooper and Ann Trask.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census William 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.

William Hooper

M, b. circa 1880
  • William Hooper was born circa 1880 in Crewkerne.
  • He was the son of George Hooper and Emma Osborne.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census William Hooper was living in the household of George Hooper and Emma Osborne in 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 William Hooper was living in the household of Emma Osborne in Merriott. 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.

William Hooper

M, b. 13 February 1872, d. 1952

Children of William Hooper and Jane Verrall

William Charles Hooper

M, b. circa 1855
  • William Charles Hooper was born circa 1855 in Merriott.
  • He was the son of Charles Hooper and Maryann Eason.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census William Charles Hooper was living in the household of Maryann Eason and Charles Hooper in 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.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census William Charles Hooper was living in the household of Charles Hooper and Maryann Eason in 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.
  • His marriage to Mary Hutchins was registered in the June 1877 Quarter in Yeovil, Somerset Registration District.
  • William Charles Hooper and Mary Hutchins appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 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.
  • William Charles Hooper witnessed the marriage of Samuel Hooper and Emma Osborne on 19 October 1883 in Merriott; The marriage record shows: Samuel Hooper, 21, bachelor, living Broadway, a market gardener, father Charles Hooper a market gardener, witness William Hooper.
    Emma Osborne, 21, spinster, Lower Street, father Job Osborne, market gardener, witness Mary Hooper.
  • William Charles Hooper witnessed the marriage of Emma Hooper and John Lawrence on 25 December 1885 in Merriott; The Marriage record shows Emma Hooper 21, spinster, living Broadway, father Charles Hooper, a market gardener, witness Mary Hooper. John Lawrence,24, bachelor, living Broadway, a market gardener, illegitimate, witness William Hooper.
  • William Charles Hooper and Mary Hutchins appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 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.

Children of William Charles Hooper and Mary Hutchins

William Donald Hooper

M, b. 1898
  • William Donald Hooper was born in 1898 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Hooper and Jane Verrall.
  • William Donald Hooper appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Park Street, Boonah. He was a miner.

William George Hooper

M, b. 19 January 1894, d. 1971
  • William George Hooper was born on 19 January 1894 in Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
  • He was the son of Samuel Hooper and Elizabeth Greenham.
  • William George Hooper was baptized in 1894 in Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
  • He's birth was registered in the Isle of Wight, Hampshire Registration District in the March 1894 Quarter.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census William George Hooper was living in the household of Samuel Hooper and Elizabeth Greenham in Hampshire. Samuel gave his place of birth as Shalfleet, Isle of Wight and his age as 45. Living with him was his wife Elizabeth aged 43 years born Newbridge, and children Elizabeth aged 13, born Freshwater; Florence aged 9, born Whitwell; William 8, born Whitwell and Frederick 4, bron Whitwell.
  • William George Hooper immigrated to Ontario, Canada, on 25 February 1909. He travelled on the "Dominion" with other Barnardo children, arriving on 7 March 1909, destined for Peterborough, Ontario.
  • At the age of 28 years, 3 months and 14 days, William George Hooper married Janet Louisa Calder on 3 May 1922 in Ontario, Canada.
  • William George Hooper died in 1971 in Ontario, Canada.

Child of William George Hooper and Janet Louisa Calder

William John Robert Hooper

M, b. 18 August 1877, d. 2 February 1938
  • William John Robert Hooper was born on 18 August 1877 in Halifax, Canada.
  • He was the son of George Hooper and Elizabeth Jane Isoner.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census William John Robert Hooper was living in the household of George Hooper and Elizabeth Jane Isoner in Halifax, Canada. George is shown as a 27 year old coachman, born England living with his wife Eliza born Nova Scotia, and their children William 4 and George 2 both born Nova Scotia.
  • William John Robert Hooper appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Halifax. William was a 23 year old boarder, born 18 August 1877, living in the household of Mary Hartigan.
  • At the age of 25 years, 3 months and 21 days, William John Robert Hooper married Caroline Elizabeth White on 9 December 1902 in Halifax. Both were living in Halifax at the time. William was a 25 year old printer son of George (a collector) and Elizabeth. Caroline was a 27 year old born Newcastle N B, daughter of George (a seaman) and Ellen. Witnesses were W J Dowell and Martha German.
  • On 22 February 1904,his wife, Caroline Elizabeth White died in Halifax. Her husband was a printer and she was living in Creighton Street at the time of her death. She died of Phthisis (consumption.)
  • At the age of 29 years, 2 months and 22 days, William John Robert Hooper married Daisy Angeline Turner on 9 November 1906 in Halifax. William J R Hooper was a widower and a printer aged 29 at the time of their marriage. Daisy was a spinster aged 30 years. Both lived in Dartmouth at the time of their marriage. William was the son of George (Agent of the Court House?) and Daisy and had been born in Halifax. Daisy was the daughter of William (a sailor) and Sarah and had been born in Dartmouth. Witnesses to the marriage were William Holland and Sarah Anderson.
  • William John Robert Hooper and Daisy Angeline Turner appeared on the census of 1 June 1911 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.
  • William John Robert Hooper and Dorothy Hooper appeared on the census of 1 June 1921 in Nova Scotia. William aged 44, a printer, was living with his wife Daisy 35 and their two children - 12 year old Clifford and 9 year old Dorothy.
  • William John Robert Hooper died on 2 February 1938 in Nova Scotia at age 60. 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.
  • He was buried on 5 February 1938 in Mt Herman Cemetery.

Child of William John Robert Hooper and Caroline Elizabeth White

Children of William John Robert Hooper and Daisy Angeline Turner

Abigail Hope

F, b. 14 September 1889

Alice Maud Hope

F, b. 1903, d. 1972
  • Alice Maud Hope was born in 1903 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Isabella Hope.
  • At the age of 27 years, Alice Maud Hope married John Decourcy Walsh in 1930 in Queensland.
  • Alice Maud Hope died in 1972 in Queensland.

Cecilia Charity Hope

F, b. 1909