James Hooper

(8 January 1779 - )
     James Hooper was christened on 8 January 1779 in Ednam, Roxburghshire. Robert Hooper, tenant in Edinmouth & Elisabeth Archbald his spouse had a son baptised named James. He was the son of Robert Hooper and Elisabeth Archbald.

James Hooper

(8 July 1782 - 20 November 1861)
     James Hooper was born on 8 July 1782 in London, England. He was the son of James Hooper and Katherine Saxon. James Hooper was christened on 29 August 1782 in St George Hanover Square, Westminster.
     James Hooper married Sophia Richman before 1813. James was a merchant, residing in Peckham, Camberwell, in 1822.
     James Hooper and Sophia Richman appeared on the 1841 census in Deptford Lane, Peckham, Camberwell, St Giles, Surrey. James Hooper, 58, merchant, Sophia Hooper 57, Katherine 28, Henry 20, Frances 15, Ellen 15, Alfred 15, John 14, parents not born in county but the children were.
     James Hooper lived at Bath Place, Peckham, Surrey, from 1845.
     James Hooper and Sophia Richman were recorded on the 1851 census in 'Acorn House', Queens Rd, Peckham, Surrey, England. James Hooper, head, married, 68, retired general merchant, born St George Hanover Sq. Mdx; Sophia R Hooper, wife, 67, born St Albans, Herts; Frances 28, Ellen 28, unmarried daughters, born Camberwell, Surrey, Alfred D son unmarried 27, insurance broker's clerk, do; John R son unmarried 24, clerk out of employment, do; Ann Eades, servant unmarried 28 cook, b. Hailly Row, Hunts; Sarah Marshall do. 25 housemaid, born Uckfield Ssx.
     James Hooper made a will dated 15 May 1854 in Peckham, Surrey. His will with codicils mentions his wife Sophia Richman Hooper, 2 freehold messuages or tenements in Bath Place in Peckham, parish of St Giles, Camberwll (where I now reside), also leasehold etc no. 20 Conduit St, in the parish of St George Hanover Square Middlesex held unto a lease from the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London ... my sons Henry Hooper now residing in Lyndhurst Rd in the parish of Camberwell and Alfred Dawson Hooper now residing at Bromley in Kent ... divided among my children James Hooper now or lately residing in Shanghai in China, William Hooper now or lately residing the Republic of Mexico, said Henry and Alfred and John Rossi Hooper now or lately residing at Port Philip in Australia, Katherine the wife of George Scott Keys and Frances & Ellen Hooper now residing with me ... my niece Harriot Hooper daughter of my deceased brother Charles, niece Clara Anna Hooper daughter of my deceased brother Robert Saxon Hooper ... He was an executor of Nathaniel Hooper's estate on 1 April 1858 in the Principal Probate Registry, London. James Hooper added a codicil to his will on 9 November 1858. Dated 9 Nov 1858 & 12 Sep 1860 notes that his wife died 13 Oct last and his daughter Katherine, the wife of George Scott Keys died 4 Oct 1857 ... to my niece Louisa Cann ... 7 pictures given to him by his late aunt Mrs Susannah Saxon.
     James Hooper appeared on the 1861 census in 14 Bath Place, Peckham, Camberwell, Surrey. James Hooper head, widower, aged 78, retired merchant, born London; Frances Hooper, daughter, unmarried, 38, born Peckham; Ellen 38, ditto, Alfred D Hooper, son married 37, merchant, born Peckham; Elizabeth Matthews, nurse, unmarried, born Devon; and a cook and housemaid. He added a codicil to his will on 20 June 1861. Stating his son John Rossi Hooper had lately returned to England from China and now residing with me ....
     James died on 20 November 1861 in Bath Place, St George, Peckham, Camberwell, Surrey, aged 79.
     His will was proved on 18 December 1861 at PPR. His will with 3 codicils (effects under £30,000) was proved by Alfred Dawson Hooper of Bromley, Kent and John Rossi Hooper of 5 Bushey Hill Tce Camberwell, Sry, gents, sons, executors.
     In the list of Gt Western Railway shareholders: Exhibited: Proprietor: James Hooper, late of Peckham Surrey, date of decease; Nov 20 1861, probate 16 Dec 1861. Executors: Alfred Dawson Hooper & John Rossi Hooper, of 40 Old Broad Street, with reservation to Hy Hooper, a son of deceased.

Children of James Hooper and Sophia Richman

James Hooper

(before 1820 - after 1861)
     James Hooper was born before 1820 in England. A James Hooper, son of James & Sophia was baptised on both 16 September 1832 and 20 June 1841 at Epsom, Surrey. He is not listed with the family in the June 1841 census. He was the son of James Hooper and Sophia Richman.
     James Hooper lived at Shanghai, China, 1854.
     James died after 1861.

James Hooper

(29 April 1732 - )
     James Hooper was christened on 29 April 1732 in Stitchill, Roxburghshire. He was the son of Alexander Hooper and Isabel Watson.

James Hooper

(29 March 1758 - )
     James Hooper was christened on 29 March 1758 in Kelso, Roxburghshire. He was the son of Robert Hooper and Janet Ker.

James Hooper

(before 1680 - )
     James Hooper was born before 1680.
     James Hooper married Margaret Frazer on 18 November 1699 in Stitchill, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

Children of James Hooper and Margaret Frazer

James Hooper

(1 August 1653 - )
     James Hooper was christened on 1 August 1653 in Stitchill, Roxburghshire. He was the son of Henry Hooper and Margaret Donaldson.

James Hooper

(1797 - 26 June 1841)
     James Hooper was born 1792-1800. He died after 1840.
He is assumed to be the second of the three sons, because he was named after eldest child William in the 1812 will of their uncle Gavin Alves (1812). Death date is set after 1828, the publication date ofBiography of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, by John Sanderson and Robert Waln, 2nd ed. pp 109-130 of vol. 5. Biography says "there are still living three children of his eldest son William; viz, William ..; Thomas, a lawyer; and James; a merchant; the two last, residents of Fayetteville." James Hooper was not named in the 1817 will of his stepfather Joseph Caldwell. James H. Hooper is listed on the Cumberland County 1830 and 1840 censuses, living at Fayetteville. James was a merchant. He was born in 1797 in USA. He was the son of William Hooper and Helen Hogg.
     James Hooper married Margaret Broadfoot in Fayetteville, Cumberland county, North Carolina, USA. They had no issue..
     James died on 26 June 1841 in Fayetteville, NC, USA.

James Hooper

(5 August 1847 - )
     James Hooper was born on 5 August 1847 in 28 St John's Street, Clerkenwell, London. He was the son of John James Hooper and Sarah Elizabeth Horder. James Hooper was christened on 21 September 1847 in St James, Clerkenwell, London. James and Robinah were listed as the children of John James Hooper in the 1851 census in St John Street, Brewhouse Yard, Clerkenwell, London, Middlesex. James, Robinah, Sarah, Walter, Emily, Frank and Charles were listed as the children of John James Hooper in the 1861 census in 2 Hill-Martin Villas West, Islington.

James Hooper

(before April 1864 - )
     James Hooper was born before April 1864 in Hoxton, London. He was the son of John James Hooper and Sarah Elizabeth Horder. James Hooper was listed as Walter Henry Hooper's brother in the 1881 census in 8 Rawstone Street, Clerkenwell, London.

James Brereton Hooper

(24 September 1869 - 10 April 1913)
     James Brereton Hooper was born on 24 September 1869 in Brighton, Sussex. He was the son of Rev Robert Poole Hooper and Harriet Brereton. James Brereton Hooper was christened on 28 October 1869 in St Nicholas, Brighton. George, Harriet, Augusta, Margaret, Herbert, Helen, William and James were listed as the children of Rev Robert Poole Hooper in the 1871 census in 29 Cambridge Rd, Hove, Sussex. Harriet, Margaret, Helen, Herbert, William and James were listed as the children of Rev Robert Poole Hooper in the 1881 census in 31 Cambridge Road, Hove, Sussex. James Brereton Hooper were listed as Rev Robert Poole Hooper's adult children in the 1901 census in 31 Cambridge Rd, Hove.
     James Brereton Hooper and Rev Robert Poole Hooper appeared on the 1911 census in Hove, Sussex. Robert Poole Hooper, head, 84, widower, clergyman C/E, born Bloomsbury London; son James B Hooper, 42. single born Hove, Margaret Ross Hooper, daugahter, 53. single, born Langham ... Norfolk, with 3 servants.
     James Brereton Hooper and Harriet Anna Hooper, Augusta Maude Hooper, Margaret Ross Hooper, Helen Elizabeth Hooper, Henry Brereton Hooper, William Barwick Hooper, Capt Herbert Ross Hooper and Lt Robert Poole Hooper were mentioned on 30 March 1912.
     James died on 10 April 1913 in Sussex, aged 43. He was buried in New Shoreham, Sussex, England. He was mentioned with his father in the memorial in the side chapel at St Mary le Haura.

James Havelock Hooper

(13 March 1858 - )
     James Havelock Hooper was born on 13 March 1858. He was the son of Dr William Wilberforce Hooper and Mary Jane Kearny.
     James Havelock Hooper married Frances Daughtry on 23 February 1880?.

Child of James Havelock Hooper and Frances Daughtry

James S Hooper

     James S Hooper was the son of Thomas Clark Hooper and Mary Elizabeth Stevenson.
     James S Hooper lived at Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, USA, 1905.

Jan Hooper

(16 December 1682 - )
     Jan Hooper was christened on 16 December 1682 in Stitchill, Roxburghshire. He was the son of Alexander Hooper and Margaret Houiston or Hallast.

Jane Anna Maria Hooper

(circa 1840 - )
     Jane Anna Maria Hooper was born circa 1840 in Devon, England.
     The marriage of Jane Anna Maria Hooper and Richard Leonard Hawkins was registered in Kingston RD, in the March 1872 quarter.
     Jane Anna Maria Hooper and Richard Leonard Hawkins appeared on the 1881 census in Hillside, Hastings, Sussex. Richard L Hawkins 33, coachbuilder employing 60 men, born Kensington; his wife Jane A Hawkins 40, born Stoke, Devon; Sarah Thomas 25 servant.

Janet Hooper

(3 August 1753 - )
     Janet Hooper was christened on 3 August 1753 in Kelso, Roxburghshire. She was the daughter of Robert Hooper and Janet Ker.

Janet Hooper

(7 October 1760 - )
     Janet Hooper was christened on 7 October 1760 in Kelso, Roxburghshire. She was the daughter of Joseph Hooper and Ann Roger.

Jean Hooper

(2 February 1781 - )
     Jean Hooper was born on 2 February 1781 in Ednam, Roxburghshire. She was the daughter of Robert Hooper and Elisabeth Archbald. Jean Hooper was christened on 8 February 1781 in Ednam.

Jessie Hooper

(7 August 1853 - )
     Jessie Hooper was born on 7 August 1853 in Lyndhurst Rd, Camberwell, Surrey. She was the daughter of Henry Hooper and Susannah Sanderson. Jessie Hooper was christened on 31 August 1853 in St Giles, Camberwell, Surrey. Sophia, Arthur, Mary, Jessie, Katherine and Frances were listed as the children of Henry Hooper in the 1861 census in Penshurst Place, St Giles parish, Camberwell, Surrey. Mary, Jessie, Katherine and Frances were listed as the children of Susannah Sanderson in the 1871 census in 2 Lyndhurst Place, Camberwell, Surrey.
     The marriage of Jessie Hooper and John Usher Davison was registered in Camberwell RD, Surrey, in the September 1875 quarter.
     Jessie Hooper and John Usher Davison appeared on the 1881 census in Seven Sisters Rd, Stanley House, Stoke Newington, St Mary, Middlesex. J U Davison 33 , provision merchant, born Limehouse, Mdx: his wife Jessie Davison 27, born Peckham; children Jessie Davison 4 ,John H Davison 2, Sydney H Davison 1, all born Hornsey, Mdx; Katherine Hooper 25, unmarried, sister in law, born Peckham; and two servants Frances Thurrell 20, Elizabeth A Miller 21.
     Jessie Hooper and John Usher Davison appeared on the 1891 census in Stoke Newington, Middlesex. John U Davison 43, provision merchant, born Stepney, wife Jessie Davison 37, born Peckham, Jessie M Davison 14, John H Davison 11, both born Hornsey, Hilda Davison, 8 , Lorna Davison 6, Reynold Davison 3, all 3 born Stoke Newington. Elizabeth Scott 34, Annie E Houghton 28, Florence Long 20, servants.

Children of Jessie Hooper and John Usher Davison

John Hooper

(6 December 1744 - 1 January 1820)
     John Hooper was christened on 6 December 1744 in Ednam, Roxburghshire, Scotland. John, son of Robert Hopper & Marjory Dawson, tenant in Edenmouth. The use of Jeffrey and Dawson as middle names support this. He was the son of Robert Hooper and Margery Dawson. John Hooper was listed as a Freeman of the city of London, on 4 February 1766. Tuesday the 4th day of February 1766 and in the sixth year of the reign of King George the Third...
This day Mr Chamberlain having presented unto this Court John Hooper to be made free of this City as the forty second of fifty granted unto him by this Court the 16th day of July 1765 to be applied towards the Discharge of the publick Debts of this City. It is ordered that the said John Hooper be admitted into the Freedom of this City by Redemption in the Company of Founders paying unto Mr Chamberlain for this City's Use the Sum of Forty six Shillings and eight pence.
At the side, son of Robt Hooper of Kelso in Scotland, farmer. John was a linen draper in 1768, London, England. From 1768-1772 he is described as a haberdasher at 150 Fleet Street, London in Kent's directories, Baldwins, Lowndes (1773), London & Payne's directories.
From 1774 to 1784 he was a linen draper at 140/149 Oxford St. Between 1775 and 1784 there was another John, linen draper at 17 Ludgate St, although this may have been a second shop.
1779 John Hooper, Linen draper, 149 Oxford St & " " linen draper, 17 Ludgate St & James H. mercer.
1780 (Kents) John Hooper, linen draper, 149 Oxford St; John Hooper, linen draper, 17 Ludgate St; James Hooper, mercer, 48 New Bond St.
In 1781 only the Ludgate St entry was listed in Bailey's Northern directory.
1782 (Loundes) James Hooper, mercer, 48 New Bond St.
1784 (Bailey's) John Hooper, linen draper, 149 Oxford St (this is his last entry in the commercial section); James Hooper, mercer 48 New Bond St, also a John Hooker, linen draper, 23 Cheapside & Ben Hooker, surgeon & apothecary, 7 Pimlico. He was listed in a directory dated from 1769 to 1771 as a haberdasher at 150 Fleet Street, London. There is also a John Hooker of 32 Cheapside in 1769-70. There was also a Samuel Hooper bookseller of Newchurch Strand 1770-72. Sam the bookseller moves to 25 Ludgate Hill and another Sam appears as a linen draper at 92 Newgate St in 1773.
     John Hooper married Mary Fawler, daughter of Capt John Fawler and Mary Poole, on 27 February 1769 in St Saviour, Southwark, Surrey, England.
     John Hooper was mentioned in the will of Thomas Poole dated 28 October 1778.
John Hooper was declared bankrupt in June 1781. BANKRUPTS John Hooper, of Ludgate-Street, in the City of London, Linen-Draper. To appear June 12, 2.3, and July 10, at Guildhall. Attorney, Mr. Lowten, Lamb's Buildings, Temple. He was listed in a directory dated 1782 as James Hooper, mercer at 48 New Bond St, London. Also John Hooker, linen draper, 23 Cheapside.
     Pursuant to a decreee of the High Court of Chancery in a cause Hooper against Hooper, the creditors of Thomas Fawler, late of Clapham, Surrye, esq., are forthwith ... to come and prove their debts... was published in the London gazette on 22 Dec 1789 and 6 July 1790.
     In 1791 John Hooper Esq, Bentinck St, was a subscriber to the "History of Georgina Neville, or, the Disinterested orphan, a novel". He was widowed on 13 November 1802 on the death of his wife Mary Fawler. John Hooper was listed in a directory dated from 1805 to 1808 as John Hooper Esquire at 13 Bentinck St, Manchester Square, St Marylebone. He appears in the court pages as of 13 Bentinck St, Manchester Square, and Shoreham Sussex.
     John died on 1 January 1820 in 13 Bentinck St, Manchester Square, St Marylebone, Westminster, aged 75. He was buried on 11 January 1820 in New Shoreham, Sussex. There is a memorial in the side chapel of St Mary le Haura.
     The administration of his estate was granted to James Hooper on 10 February 1820 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. John Hooper Esquire, £3000. On the tenth day of February Admon of the goods chattels and credits of John Hooper late of Bentinck Street Manchester Square in the parish of St Marylebone in the county of Middlesex Esq. widower deceased was granted to James Hooper one of the natural and lawful children of the said deceased having been first sworn duly to administer.
     John's grandson, the Rev Robert Poole Hooper was the author correspondence to a genealogist whose notes are held in the Society of Genealogists library. He makes the comment that the family came from Ednam and that they went to Scotland from Somerset as a result of the Monmouth rebellion. Rev R P Hooper claimed they were a branch of the Boveridge Hoopers but was unsuccessful at finding the link.

Children of John Hooper and Mary Fawler

John Hooper

(1 July 1777 - )
     John Hooper was christened on 1 July 1777 in Ednam, Roxburghshire, Scotland. He was the son of Robert Hooper and Elisabeth Archbald.
     John Hooper married Helen Smith.

Children of John Hooper and Helen Smith

John Hooper

(2 April 1693 - )
     John Hooper was christened on 2 April 1693 in Stichill, Roxburghshire. He was the son of Alexander Hooper and Isabel Hoggart.

John Hooper

(22 July 1676 - )
     John Hooper was christened on 22 July 1676 in Stitchill, Roxburghshire, Scotland. He was the son of Robert Hooper and Beatrice Trotter or Potter.
     John Hooper was mentioned on 28 May 1698.

John Hooper

(21 November 1703 - )
     John Hooper was christened on 21 November 1703 in Stitchill, Roxburghshire, Scotland. He was the son of James Hooper and Margaret Frazer.

John Hooper

(7 July 1706 - )
     John Hooper was christened on 7 July 1706 in Stitchill, Roxburghshire, Scotland. He was the son of James Hooper and Margaret Frazer.

John Hooper

(16 December 1720 - )
     John Hooper was christened on 16 December 1720 in Kelso, Roxburghshire. He was the son of Joseph Hooper and Janet Row.

John Hooper

(18 August 1744 - )
     Family Connections and Life of James Hooper Paper by Elizabeth Boyle in Filing Case A at the Maryland Historical Society [online] states: John Hooper born in Boston August 18,1744, who enlisted February 16,1775 in the great War of Revolution as a private in the 7th Company Battalion of Regular Troops in service of the Province of Maryland (see Revolutionary Records in the Maryland Historical Society).
John Hooper was a brother of the Honorable William Hooper, a signer of the Declaration of Independence (representing the State of North Carolina). John Hooper was likewise a son of Reverend William Hooper of Trinity Church Boston, a native of Scotland. John Hooper located in Frederick County, Maryland while his two brothers resided in Wilmington, North Carolina. The latter was the first president Of Cape Fear Bank in Wilmington.
. John Hooper was born on 18 August 1744 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was the son of Rev William Hooper and Mary Dennie.

John Hooper

(4 January 1767 - )
     John Hooper was christened on 4 January 1767 in Ednam, Roxburghshire. John, son of William Hooper & his spouse Jannet Dickson, servant to Robert Hooper tenant in Edinmouth. He was the son of William Hooper and Janet Dickson.

Brig John Ashby Hooper CBE

(18 February 1929 - 1 August 2007)
     John Ashby Hooper was born on 18 February 1929 in 'Stanser', 104 Elizabeth Bay Rd, Elizabeth Bay, New South Wales. He was the son of Ashby Arthur William Hooper and Lydia Tempest Rich. Brig John Ashby Hooper CBE moved with his parents to Melbourne, Victoria, in 1934. John was educated from 1940 to 1946 in The Geelong College. He was a prefect in 1946 and began his education at 'Glamorgan', Toorak.
     He trained at the Royal Military College, Duntroon, ACT from 1947 to 1949. He received the 'Sword of Honour'.
     He served in the Australian Army from 1950 to 1984. On graduation from Duntroon in December 1951, he was appointed a Lieutenant in Infantry and allotted to 2nd Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment in Victoria. In mid-1952 he was posted as a rifle platoon commander to 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment then on active service in Korea. The following year he served in Japan for six months as a company commander at the Australian Reinforcement Unit before returning to Victoria firstly to the Regiment, then briefly as an instructor to the Officer Cadet School at Portsea. In 1955 Captain Hooper was appointed to the staff of Headquarters Third Division and later as Adjutant 8/7 Infantry Battalion based in Ballarat, but with territorial responsibility for most of North West Victoria. In late 1957 he joined 1st Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment in Queensland which later moved to North Malaya where he served as Adjutant and then as a company commander on the Thai border in anti-terrorist operations in the rank of major. Following attendance at the Army Staff College Queenscliff, he spent two years instructing at the Royal Military College Duntroon in the subjects of tactics, training and military writing. He also organized and conducted the Inter-Service Athletics Competition. In late 1965 he joined 1st Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment Group in South Vietnam as Second in Command. 1 RAR Group including Armour, Artillery, Engineer and Aviation was then serving as part of 173rd US Airborne Brigade. Later on with the arrival of the lst Australian Task Force, he became Second in Command of 6th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment. On returning to Australia in 1966 Major Hooper served as an operations staff officer in Army Headquarters. He was responsible for collecting and analysing operational reports from the Army in Vietnam, Malaysia and Borneo and for briefing the Minister and Chiefs of Staff on these matters. In 1967 he was promoted Lieutenant Colonel and attended the US Marine Corps Command and Staff College. In 1968 he spent two years at Army Headquarters where he was responsible for tactical training doctrine for the Army, the setting and conduct of the Chief of General Staff's annual exercise and for control of the Army Library Service. He then assumed command of 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment at Holsworthy. This was followed by attendance at the Australian Joint Services Staff College in Canberra. Lieutenant Colonel Hooper's next appointment was as an analyst in the Joint Intelligence Organization in Canberra. In 1974 he was promoted Colonel and The Military Secretary, a position broadly responsible for the management of officers. He was then promoted Brigadier and Director General of Personnel Operations which embraced a wide range of personnel policy matters. The position also carried the responsibility of Chairmanship of the Army Health Benefits Society, Army Amenities Fund, and of being Army member of the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits management committee. After a year as Deputy Chief of Personnel, he again became The Military Secretary. In December 1982 Brigadier Hooper was appointed to command The Second Military District (the State of New South Wales) and to be an Honorary ADC to the Governor General. He retired from the Army on 14 February 1984. John served in five of the RAR Battalions, three of them on active service. He served with 2RAR 1951; 3RAR Japan & Korea 1952; Adjt., 1RAR, Malaya 1958; 1RAR South VietNam 1965; 6RAR SVN 1966; and Commanding Officer 5RAR 1970-72.
     Brig John Ashby Hooper CBE and Lorelee Marguerite Carstens were engaged on 21 December 1951. HOOPER-CARSTENS-The Engagement is announced of Lorelee Marguerite Carstens only daughter ol Mrs N H Fisher of Deakin Canberra to John Ashby Hooper, Lieutenant Australian Staff Corps, elder son of Mr and Mrs Ashby Hooper of Tcorak.
     John Ashby Hooper married Lorelee Marguerite Carstens on 9 January 1954 in St John's, Canberra, ACT. The Adelaide advertiser reported: A CANBERRA wedding with an Adelaide interest was that of Miss Lorelee Carstens, daughter of Mrs. N. H. Fisher, whose husband, Dr. N. H. Fisher, is chief Commonwealth geologist. Lorelee was married in the old St. John's Church, Canberra, to Lieut. John Ashby Hooper, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. W. Hooper, of Toorak, Melbourne. Melbourne. Miss Heather Menzies was bridesmaid, and her mother, Dame Pattie Menzies. was present. Mrs. Wesley Hooper, formerly Miss Margaret Jolly, who is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Jolly, of Medindie. flew home to Melbourne to join her husband, and they then went on by air to the wedding. Lieut. Hooper is Mr. Wesley Hooper's nephew. Mrs. Hooper and her sons, Andrew, Jeremy, and Robert, will return to Canterbury, their home i Melbourne, next week end.
     John and Lorelee were registered as a soldier and home duties at Longs Rd, Lower Plenty, Victoria, on the 1954 electoral roll.
     Brig John Ashby Hooper CBE lived at 'Lauderdale', 4 Muir Crescent, Ballarat, Victoria, from 1955 to 1957.
     Brig John Ashby Hooper CBE lived at 75 McCaul Street, Taringa, Brisbane, Queensland, July 1958.
     Brig John Ashby Hooper CBE lived at 4 Canberra Rd, Canberra, ACT, August 1969.
     Brig John Ashby Hooper CBE lived at 19 Lamington St, Canberra, after August 1969.
     Brig John Ashby Hooper CBE lived at Lumeah St, Canberra.
     Brig John Ashby Hooper CBE lived at Victoria Barracks, Paddington, New South Wales, from 1982. He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the British Empire) on 1 January 1983.
     Brig John Ashby Hooper CBE was employed as Private Secretary to NSW Governors Rowland & Martin between 1985 and 1990, Sydney. After a brief period working for AUSTCARE Brigadier Hooper was in 1985 appointed Private Secretary to the Governor of New South Wales, and also a part-time member of the Veterans' Division of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
     Brig John Ashby Hooper CBE and Lorelee Marguerite Carstens lived at 103 Cook Rd, Centennial Park, New South Wales, 1997.
     Brig John Ashby Hooper CBE lived at Dalmeny, New South Wales. They retired to their beach house.
     John died on 1 August 2007 in Dalmeny, New South Wales, aged 78. He was cremated on 7 August 2007 in Broulee. A memorial service was later held at St John's Canberra. His ashes were placed with the family in 26 Sep 2007.

John Benjamin Hooper

(18 April 1778 - 16 June 1808)
     John Benjamin Hooper was born on 18 April 1778 in St Marylebone, Westminster, Middlesex. He was the son of John Hooper and Mary Fawler. John Benjamin Hooper was christened on 15 May 1778 in St Marylebone. John was a merchant with his brother in London. He witnessed William Hooper and Mary [Darby] Bickley's wedding on 1 May 1804 in St Mary, Islington, London.
     John Benjamin Hooper made a will dated 22 June 1807 in Dove Crt, Lombard St, London. John Benjn Hooper of Dove Court, Lombard St, London (parish of St Pancras), merchant: To my brother George Henry Hooper, merchant of Coleman St Bldgs, my half of the household furniture Plate Linen Wine or every article in the house of Coleman St Buildings and of Kentish Town, Mdx for his own use ... and half of all my property. The other half to my bros James, Robert, Thomas & Wm in equal shares. Wish to be buried at Shoreham near my mother To my father John Hooper £200... to my brother James a house lately purchased in Star Lane Shoreham now in the occupation of Mrs Durant. ... To Thos Dyer 10 pounds, etc.
     John died on 16 June 1808 in Kentish Town, London, aged 30. He was buried on 23 June 1808 in St Mary le Haura, New Shoreham, Sussex.
     His will was proved on 2 July 1808 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
     John Benjamin Hooper and Dr Robert Hooper, William Hooper, George Henry Hooper and Rev Thomas Poole Hooper were mentioned as deceased on 2 November 1820.