Mary Fawler Hooper

(25 October 1819 - 30 July 1913)
Mary Fawler Hooper (Maude)
     Mary Fawler Hooper was born on 25 October 1819 in St George, Bloomsbury, London, England. She was the daughter of George Henry Hooper and Margaret Brewse Ross. Mary Fawler Hooper was christened on 14 December 1819 in St George, Bloomsbury.
     Mary Fawler Hooper appeared on the 1841 census in the household of George Henry Hooper in Bloomsbury St, St George Bloomsbury, London.
     Mary Fawler Hooper married Rev Joseph Maude on 7 December 1841 in St George, Bloomsbury Square, Middlesex, England.
     Her many hymns were published in her Twelve Letters on Confirmation, 1848, and in Memorials of Past Years, 1852. Her best known hymn, is "Thine for ever, God of love" (Confirmation). Concerning it Mrs. Maude says: --
"It was written in 1847 for my class in the Girls' Sunday School of St. Thomas, Newport, Isle of Wight, and published in 1848 at the beginning of a little book called ‘Twelve Letters on Confirmation,' by a Sunday School Teacher, and reprinted in the Memorials, 1852.".
     Mary Fawler Hooper and Rev Joseph Maude were recorded on the 1851 census in High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. Joseph Maude, head, marreid, 45, curate of Newport, born Reading, Berks; his wife Mary F, 31, born St George Bloomsbury, Mdx; children Samuel 5, Mary J 3, Edith J 2 months, all born at St Nicholas Southampton; father Joseph Maude, widower, 75, born Kendal, Westmorland; niece Charlotte B Masfen? 15, born Stafford, and Jane Sewekkm visitor, unmarried, 31, born Newport Southampton plus 4 servants.
     Mary Fawler Hooper and Rev Joseph Maude appeared on the 1861 census in the Vicarage, Chirk, Denbighshire, Wales.
     Mary Fawler Hooper and Rev Joseph Maude appeared on the 1871 census in Chirk, Denbighshire. Rev Jos Maude, head, 65, Vicar of Chrik, born Reading, Berks; Mary Fawler wife, 51, born Bloomsbury, Mdx; Samuel son, 25, curate of Chirk; Mary Julia, daughter 25; Elizabeth [Edith?] Jane daugher 20?, all born Newport, Isle of Wight; with a cook & housemaid.
     Mary Fawler Hooper appeared on the 1881 census in 'Pendyffryn', Salop St, Overton, Flintshire, Wales. Mary F Maude, 61, head, widow, widow of Beneficed clergyman, born St George Bloomsbury, London; Mary J Maude, 33, daughter, spinster, born Newport, Isle of Wight; Edith J Maude, 30, daughter, spinster, born Newport IoW; Joseph H Maude, 28, son, Fellow & Bord... of Hertford College, Oxford, MA, born Chirk, Denbighshire; Edith Ma Alexander, boarder, unmarried 15, spinster, born South India with a domestic housekeeper, cook and lady's maid.
     Mary Fawler Hooper and Mary Julia Maude appeared on the 1891 census in 'Pendyffryn ', Overton, Flintshire. Mary F Maude, head, widow, 71, living on own means, born Bloomsbury; daughter Mary J Maude 43, ditto, born Newport, Isle of Wight, with servants Emma Roberts 25 & Clara Griffiths 16.
     Mary Fawler Hooper and Mary Julia Maude appeared on the 1901 census in 'Pen Dyffryn', Overton. Mary F Maude 81,widow, living on own means, born Bloomsbury; daughter Mary J Maude 53, born Newport, Hants; servants Mary Riley 28, Emily L Thomas 28 & Sophia E Roberts 22.
     Mary died on 30 July 1913 in Overton, Ellesmere RD, Flintshire, Wales, aged 93. She was aged 93 years and 9 months at her death.

Children of Mary Fawler Hooper and Rev Joseph Maude

Esther Hooper

(26 October 1837 - before 1862)
     Esther Hooper was born on 26 October 1837 in Bloomsbury Square, London. He was the son of George Henry Hooper and Margaret Brewse Ross. Esther Hooper was christened on 13 November 1837 in St George, Bloomsbury, London.
     Esther Hooper appeared on the 1841 census in the household of George Henry Hooper in Bloomsbury St, St George Bloomsbury, London.
     Esther died before 1862. She may be the Esther Hooper whose death was registered in East London in the Sep quarter of 1859.

Emily Augusta Hooper

(8 June 1814 - 17 October 1883)
     Emily Augusta Hooper was born before 8 June 1814 in Coleman St, London. She was christened on 8 June 1814 in St Stephen, Coleman St, London. She was the daughter of William Hooper and Mary [Darby] Bickley.
     Emily Augusta Hooper married William Henry Cox on 3 April 1834 in St Mary, Finchley, London. They married by licence with the consent of parents - she was of Finchley and he was of St Giles.
     Emily Augusta Hooper appeared on the 1841 census in Gt Queen St, St Giles, Finsbury, Middlesex. Emily Cox, 6, Elizabeth Cox 4, Julia Cox 2, living with or next to Joseph & Mary Hillman?/Grantham? 25, female servant, Elizabeth Chater? 25 nurse The previous household at the same address is Jsoeph & Mary Grantham? 40 & 30, of the China Mission, Joseph Grantham 14 (none born in the county) and Frederick Grantham 2, and Mary Garela? 15, female servant - both born in the county.
There was an Emma Cox aged 25, independent, born in the county, was living at London Wall in the parish of St Stephen, Coleman St.
There was also an Emma Hooper, 25, independent, with children Emma 4 & John 2, all born in the county with 2 female servants (Sarah Harris & Charlotte Barron) in Brewhouse Yard (off St John St), St James Clerkenwell, Finsbury
.
     Emily Augusta Hooper and William Henry Cox were recorded on the 1851 census in 12 Pavillion Place, Kemptown, Brighton, Sussex, England. William Henry Cox, age 43, married, head of household, occupation master painter, born St Clements Danes, Mid., Emily Augusta Cox, age 37, wife, married, born, Coleman, Mid., Elizabeth Cox, age 14, daughter, scholar at home born St Giles, Mid., Julia Cox, age 12, daughter, scholar at home, born St Giles, Mid., Mary Ann Cox, age 9, daughter, scholar at home, born St Giles, Mid., Frances Cox, age 5, daughter, scholar at home, born St Giles, Mid., Louisa Cox, age 3, daughter, scholar at home, born Brixton, Surrey.
     Emily Augusta Hooper and William Henry Cox appeared on the 1861 census in Portsmouth Rd, Actington?, Winchester, Hampshire. William Henry Cox, head, 53, printer employing 18 men & boys...., born St Clements, Mdx; Emily Augusta, wife, 47, born City of London; Mary Ann, daughter, 18, born St Giles, Mdx; Frances, daughter, 15, born St Giles; Louisa, daughter 13, born Brixton, Surrey; Henry Heffernan Hoyde?, nephew, 12, born B.., Mdx, plus a cook, coachman and two servants.
     Emily Augusta Hooper was mentioned in the will of George Henry Hooper dated 14 June 1862.
     Emily Augusta Hooper and William Henry Cox appeared on the 1871 census in 38 Brunswick Square, Hove, Sussex. William Cox, head, 64, retired merchant, born Westminster, Mdx; Emily A, wife, 57, born London; Julia, daugher aged 32, Mary A, daughter aged 28, Frances, daughter aged 25, all born London; with four servants; Ellis Tree, son, 26, born Northam, Sussex.
     Emily Augusta Hooper and William Henry Cox appeared on the 1881 census in Hove, Sussex. William H Cox, gentleman, aged 73, born London; Emily A wife aged 68, born London, Mary A Cox, daughter aged 38, born London, pluse five domestic servants.
     Emily Augusta Hooper made a will dated 14 February 1883 in Hunsdon, Hertfordshire. She failed to appoint an executor. The will consists of just over one page of neat, close handwriting.
     Emily died on 17 October 1883 in the Rectory, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, aged 69.
     The administration of her estate was granted to Julia Cox on 10 December 1883 The estate was valued at £2640/6/9. With a few exceptions the estate was divided between her daughters Julia Gray, Mary Ann Cox and Frances Hughes. What had become of her other 2 daughters at this point is not known. Other beneficiaries were noted as follows:
-Jane Reece Thomas and Ann Reece Thomas, her cousins, 100 pounds and a ring each
-her servants who at the time of her death had been in service for 2 years or longer, 19 pounds each
-Audrey Frances Gordon Gray, a gold watch
-Ronald Evelyn Gordon Gray, a gold watch
-Gordon Harry Granville Gray, bookcase and books
Witnesses to the Will were:
-John Cooke Hewlett of Beckenham, Kent
-Alice Gertrude Cox of Guildford, Surrey.

Children of Emily Augusta Hooper and William Henry Cox