Henry Brereton Hooper

(3 April 1860 - 11 March 1923)
     Henry Brereton Hooper was also known as Harry in records. He was born on 3 April 1860 in Langham Wells, Walsingham RD, Norfolk. He was the son of Rev Robert Poole Hooper and Harriet Brereton. Henry Brereton Hooper was christened on 24 April 1860 in Langham, Norfolk. George, Robert, Randle and Henry was listed as the son of Rev Robert Poole Hooper in the 1861 census in Manor Cottage, Langham, Norfolk. Robert Poole Hooper, head, mar, 34, clerk in holy orders, without cure of souls, born Bloomsbury, Mdx; Harriot, wife, 34 born Blakeney, Nfk; George Brereton, son 10? born Gt Stanmore, Mdx; Harriet Anna, daughter 9, born Blakeney, Nfk; Robert Poole, son, 7, born Thornage Nfk; Randle Brereton, son 6, ditto; Augusta Maude, daughter 5, ditto, Margaret Ross, daughter 3, born Langham, Nfk; Henry Brereton, son 1, ditto; Margaret Hooper, sister, unmarried, 47, born Bloomsbury, Mdx; and four servants.
Henry Brereton Hooper married Anna Maria Mackay on 19 August 1891 in St Andrew's, Aberdeen, Scotland. Anna Maria Mackay was in Calcutta with her brother James (Lord Inchcape) when she met the harbour master Henry Brereton Hooper, a former India Marine Captain. A relationship developed, but Anna's brother disapproved of the young Hooper and did not feel he was suitable to marry his sister. However he must have sufficiently impressed the ambitious businessman as they did marry and Hooper was resqard the vice-chairmanship and managing directorship of the General Steam Navigation Company, part of the Inchcape shipping empire. Their daughter Maude Lyle Hooper, known to the family as Bluebell, became a favourite cousin of Elsie's in later years..
     Henry Brereton Hooper and Anna Maria Mackay were recorded on the 1911 census in 2 Cranley Place, London, Kensington. Henry Brereton Hooper 50, retired RIN Commander, born Holt, Norfolk; his wife Anna Maria Hooper 51, married 19 years, born Arbroath Scotland. Children: 2 living 1 dead. Daughter Maud Lyle Hooper 18, single, born Aberdeen, Scotland; Ian Mackay Hooper 9, school boy, born Earls Court, London; Elizabeth Harwood 26, cook, Frances Louisa Birllivant 20, housemaid, Fred Baldwin 16, page.
Henry Brereton Hooper and Harriet Anna Hooper, Augusta Maude Hooper, Margaret Ross Hooper, Helen Elizabeth Hooper, William Barwick Hooper, Capt Herbert Ross Hooper, James Brereton Hooper and Lt Robert Poole Hooper were mentioned on 30 March 1912.
     Administration of the estate of Anna Maria Mackay was granted to Henry Brereton Hooper, on 14 April 1917 in the Principal Probate Registry Anna Maria Hooper of Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire (wife of Henry Brereton Hooper), died 15 January 1917, to the said Capt Henry Brereton Hooper, RIN, retired. Effects £617. Adminstration was granted again on 19 July 1924. [CR:]Henry Brereton Hooper was listed as a Freeman of the city of London on 3 June 1919. Henrry Brereton Hooper of 15 Trinity Square, joined the Company of Shipwrights giving his birth, baptism and occupation of Retired Captain Royal Indian Marine. Some documents are dated 15 Jun 1917, 13 May, 3 & 6 June 1919. Date of birth was given as 4 April.
Henry Brereton Hooper married secondly Dorothy Evelyn Puttick in 1922 in London, Kensington RD. Ann Womersley wrote: Eric's mother did have a connection to Henry Brereton Hooper. She became his second wife at the end of 1922 whenshe was 27,and married him as Dorothy Evelyn Puttick.Within a little over 3 months HBH died.Just over three years later Dorothy married another sailor, Capt. Henry P. Womersley whom we believe was a friend of the Hooper family and the couple had two sons, John and my husband, Eric.
     Henry Brereton Hooper made a will dated 28 October 1922. I HENRY BRERETON HOOPER of no 57 Kensington Court London West 8 Captain Royal Indian Marine retired hereby revoke all testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me and declare this to be my last will which I make this twenty eighth day of October one thousand nine hundred and twenty two
1. I appoint my friend William James McAlister of No 15 Trinity Square in the City of London Director of a Company and Charles Frederick Batham of Fowkes Buildings Great Tower Street in the City of London Solicitor (hereinafter called my trustees) to be the EXECUTORS and trustees of my will and I bequeath to each of them the said William James McAlister and Charles Frederick Batham who accepts the office of executor and trustee the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds each
2. I bequeath free of duty to the persons whose names and addresses are mentioned in the first and second columns of the schedule to my will the respective sums set opposite to their names in the third column of the said schedule
3. I bequeath free of duty the sum of two hundred pounds unto the vicar for the time being of the Prestwood Church Great Missenden in the County of Buckingham to be applied as to the whole or any part thereof for the purpose of putting and keeping in due order and proper repair the churchyard of the said church and I declare that any part of the said sum not forthwith applied as aforesaid shall be invested and the income thereof applied for the said purposes with power to resort to capital for the said purposes.
4. I bequeath free of duty the sum of two hundred pounds to the Vicar for the time being of the parish church of Shoreham in the County of Sussex as a contribution towards the Church and general expenses of the said Church
5. I bequeath to each of my domestic servants who shall be in my service at my death and shall not be under notice to leave whether given or received the sum of ten pounds for every complete year they shall have been in my service at the time of my decease in addition to any moneys owing to them respectively by me at my death
6. I bequeath the sum of two thousand pounds to my trustees Upon trust to distribute the same in such manner and proportions as they shall think fit among all or any of the following persons namely the past or present employees of the General Steam Navigation Company Limited or their dependants or past and present servants or employees of myself or my wife or their dependants or any other person or persons to whom I may have at any time made gifts or allowances for their support or benefit Provided always that my trustees shall make such distribution subject to any directions which I may make in any codicil or codicils to this my will
7. I devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate not hereby otherwise disposed of unto my trustees Upon trust that my trustees shall sell call in collect and convert into money the said real and personal estate and premises or such part thereof as shall not consist of money at such time or times and in such manner as they shall think fit and so that they shall have the fullest power and discretion to postpone the sale calling in and conversion of the whole of or any part or parts of the said premises including leaseholds or other property of a terminable or wearing out nature
and in particular may continue any investment whether the same are of a nature authorised by this my will or not during such period as they shall think proper without being responsible for loss and shall out of the monies to arise from the sale calling in and conversion of or forming part of my real and personal estate pay my funeral and testamentary expenses and debts and the legacies bequeathed by this my will or by any codicil thereto and all estate duty settlement estate duty legacy duties and other death duties (if any) payable on or in respect of my said estate and shall invest the residue of the said trust monies with power from time to time to vary such investments
8. And I direct that my trustees shall stand possessed of the said residuary trust monies and the investments for the time being representing the same (hereinafter called the residuary trust funds) In trust for my wife Dorothy my son Ian Mackay Hooper and my daughter Maud Lyle Griffith in equal shares but if either of them my said wife or my said
children shall die in my lifetime the share of such one so dying shall be held by my trustees In trust for the survivor of them my said son and daughter Upon the same trusts and subject to the same provisions as and subject to which the share of such survivor is held by them Provided always that of my said children or either of them shall die in my lifetime leaving a child or children who shall survive me and being a son or sons shall attain the age of twenty one years or being a daughter or daughters shall attain that age or marry under that age then in each or any such case the last mentioned child or children shall take and if more than one equally between them the share which his her or their parent would have taken of and in the residuary trust funds if such parent had survived me
9. I declare that all the net profits rents and income arising from my estate real or personal until the sale calling in and conversion thereof in whatsoever conditions or state of investments the same may be whether consisting of investments of an authorised character or not (including leaseholds or other property of a terminable or wearing out nature) shall for all the purposes of this my will and as between all persons interested hereunder and as well during
the first year after my death as afterwards be applied as if the same were income arising from the proceeds of such sale calling in and conversion or the investments of such proceeds no part thereof being liable to be retained as capital but that no reversion or other property not actually producing income shall be treated as producing income for the purposes of this my will
10. And I declare that all monies liable to be invested under this my will may at the discretion of my trustees be invested in or upon any of the Parliamentary stocks or public funds or Government securities of the United Kingdom or India or any British Colony or Dependency or in or upon any securities the interest on which is or shall be guaranteed by Parliament or upon freehold copyhold or leasehold securities in England or Wales but not in Ireland such leaseholds having at least forty years unexpired at the time of investment or in stock of the Bank of England or in or upon the debentures stock or guaranteed or preference stock or shares in any railway company in the United Kingdom or in the stock of any Railway company in India a fixed or minimum rate of interest or dividend on which is guaranteed by the Government of India or in or upon the stocks debentures or securities of any public body municipality county Council or local authority in the United Kingdom and upon any securities which may for the time
being be authorised by law for the investment of trust monies but not in any stock funds bonds shares or securities to bearer or transferable by mere delivery or delivery and endorsements though otherwise coming within the general description of investment hereinbefore authorised And my trustees may at their Discretion vary or transpose any investments into or for others of the nature hereinbefore authorised.
11. I declare that in addition to the ordinary indemnity given by law to trustees the trustees may dispense wholly or partially with the investigation or production of the lessors title as to leasehold or otherwise accept less than a marketable title on lending money on the security of any hereditaments and shall not be liable for any loss occasioned thereby
12. Any executor or trustee in the conduct of the trust business may instead of acting personally employ and pay an agent whether being a solicitor or any other person to transact all business and do all acts required to be done in the trust including the receipt and payment of money and any executor or trustee being a solicitor or other person engaged in any profession or business shall be entitled to be paid all usual and proper charges for business transacted time expended and acts done by him or any partner of his in connection with the trusts hereof including acts which an executor or trustee not being in any profession or business could have done personally

The Schedule above referred to:
Name of legatee Address and description Amount of legacy
_____________ ___________________ _____________

William Brereton Hooper Carr           Captain Royal Engineers One thousand pounds
(my nephew)

Brereton Ross Hooper           Lieutenant Royal Navy                Two thousand pounds
(my nephew

Francis Howell                Knight Street Walsingham Two hundred and fifty pounds
(my old friend and servant)

IN WITNESS whereof I have to this and the three preceding sheets set my hand -- HENRY BRERETON HOOPER
Signed by the said Henry Brereton Hooper as his last will in the presence of us both present at the same time who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses ---
WILLIAM BARWICK HOOPER Poole Lodge Southwick Sussex
MARGARET ROSS HOOPER      Flat 1 14 Norfolk Terrace Brighton.
     Henry died on 11 March 1923 in Kensington RD, Middlesex, aged 62. Captain Henry Brereton Hooper, R I M (retired) of Kensington-court, W, vice-chairman and joint managing director of the General Steam Navigation Company, chairman of the Classification Committee of Lloyd's Register, a partner in Messrs Gray, Dawes and Co., a director of the Atlas Asssurance Company Ltd, of the Associated Gold Mines of Western Australia Ltd, fo the Associated Northern Blocks Ltd, chairman of the Continental Rail and Water Carriers' Conference and a member of the noard of Trade Committee on Shiopping and Ship-building, who died on March 11, aged 63, left estate of the gross value of £112,504, with net persnonality £108,946. See The Times 31 May 1923 for his bequests.. He was buried on 14 March 1923 in Prestwood, Buckinghamshire. He was of 57 Kensington Court London W, aged 63.
     His will was proved on 25 May 1923. Henry Brereton Hooper of Kensington Court, Kensington, Mdx, died 11 March 1923. Probate granted to a director and his solicitor. Effects 112504 3s 2d.

Children of Henry Brereton Hooper and Anna Maria Mackay

Henry Charles Hooper

(1924 - )
     Henry Charles Hooper was born in 1924. He was the son of Walter Henry Hooper and Julia Carter.

Henry de Berniere Hooper

(9 June 1849 - 24 February 1909)
     Henry de Berniere Hooper was born on 9 June 1849 in Edenton, North Carolina. He was the son of John De Berniere Hooper and Mary Elizabeth Hooper.
Henry de Berniere Hooper married Jessie Wright on 19 December 1876 in Manhattan, New York.
     Henry died on 24 February 1909 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, aged 59.

Child of Henry de Berniere Hooper and Jessie Wright

Henry de Berniere Hooper

(14 April 1881 - )
     Henry de Berniere Hooper was born on 14 April 1881 in Edenton, North Carolina. He was the son of Henry de Berniere Hooper and Jessie Wright.
Henry de Berniere Hooper married Martha Fawcett Street on 5 June 1913 in Manhattan, New York.

Henry Edward Hooper

(circa 1887 - )
     Henry Edward Hooper was born circa 1887 in Clerkenwell, London. He was the son of Walter Henry Hooper and Maria Ann Colston. Ellen, Walter, Georgina and Henry were listed as the children of Walter Henry Hooper in the 1891 census in 8 Rawstone Street, Clerkenwell, London.

Henry George Hooper

(11 August 1857 - )
     Henry George Hooper was born on 11 August 1857 in 78 St John St, London. He was the son of John James Hooper and Sarah Elizabeth Horder. Henry George Hooper was christened on 23 December 1857 in St James, Clerkenwell, London.

Henry or Harry Hooper

(9 January 1686/87 - )
     Henry or Harry Hooper was christened on 9 January 1686/87 in Stichill, Roxburghshire. His parentage is uncertain. He was the son of Alexander Hooper and Isabel Hoggart.
Henry or Harry Hooper married Agnes Underwood on 10 July 1719 in Ednam & Stitchell, Roxburghshire, Scotland.
Henry or Harry Hooper married secondly Elspeth Malcolm on 14 May 1725 in Ednam, Roxburghshire, Scotland.
     Henry or Harry Hooper married thirdly Agnes Burn on 14 May 1736 in Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

Children of Henry or Harry Hooper and Agnes Underwood

Children of Henry or Harry Hooper and Elspeth Malcolm

Children of Henry or Harry Hooper and Agnes Burn

Henry or Harry Hooper

(28 April 1668 - before 1674)
     Henry or Harry Hooper was christened on 28 April 1668 in Stitchill, Roxburghshire, Scotland. He was the son of Robert Hooper and Beatrice Trotter or Potter.
     Henry died before 1674.

Dr Henry Walpole Hooper

(22 February 1859 - before 1925)
     Dr Henry Walpole Hooper was born on 22 February 1859 in Bromley RD, England. He was the son of Alfred Dawson Hooper and Letitia Walpole. Letitia, Louisa, Alfred, Henry and Ellen were listed as the children of Letitia Walpole in the 1861 census in 1 Beachfield Villas, Bromley, Kent.
     Henry was educated from from September 1870 to April 1877 at Lancing College, Sussex.
     Dr Henry Walpole Hooper was recorded on the 1871 census in St Nicholas College, Lancing, Sussex. Letitia, Louisa, Henry, Ellen and Percy were listed as the children of Alfred Dawson Hooper in the 1881 census in 'Souldern', Vine Rd, Sevenoaks, Kent. Henry was a doctor from 1883. He went to St Bartholomew's Hospital, LRCP (London), MRCS (England) 1883, registered as medical practitioner 22 Dec 1883.
     Henry resided at Souldern, Sevenoaks, Kent, 1889. He was listed as Alfred Dawson Hooper's son in the 1901 census in 'Souldern' Dartford Rd, Sevenoaks, Kent.
     Henry died before 1925 in Kent.

Herbert Hooper

(1904 - )
     Herbert Hooper was born in 1904. He was the son of Walter Edmund Hooper and Annie Jaconda Styles.

Capt Herbert Ross Hooper

(June 1864 - 6 July 1954)
     Capt Herbert Ross Hooper's birth was registered in the quarter ending in June 1864 in Hove, Sussex. He was the son of Rev Robert Poole Hooper and Harriet Brereton. Capt Herbert Ross Hooper was christened on 6 June 1864 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.
     Herbert matriculated at Hertford College, Oxford University, on 19 October 1881. He matriculated 19 Oct 1881 aged 17, B.A. 1886.
Capt Herbert Ross Hooper married Adele Isabelle Unknown before February 1895.
Capt Herbert Ross Hooper and Adele Isabelle Unknown were found on a passenger list dated 1 February 1895 to Liverpool. Herbert Ross Hooper, 31, C. engineer with his wife Alice 26 arrived on the Catalonia as a cabin passenger from New York. Herbert was a civil engineer.
     Capt Herbert Ross Hooper and Adele Isabelle Unknown were recorded on the 1901 census in 31-52 Buckingham Gate, Westminster, St Margaret. Herbert R Hooper, head, 36, civil engineer, born Brighton, Ssx with his wife Adele I, aged 29, born Canada; and son Brereton R Hooper, aged 3, born Canada. They were living in a flat.
Assignment for the consideration of £50 from Robert Poole Hooper the younger of Vellow Williton (co. Somerset), gent., to Herbert Ross Hooper of the Local Government Board, Whitehall, esq. 17 Dec. 1907: An eleventh share, subject to the life interest of the Rev. Robert Poole Hooper, his father, of one third part of the monies to arise from the sale of real estate, as in Add Mss 5382, and of certain personal estate, subject to a mortgage, 26 Nov. 1907, to secure £2,200 14s. 2d., from himself to said Robert Poole Hooper the elder, Charles Robert Rivington and James Brereton Hooper.
     Capt Herbert Ross Hooper and Adele Isabelle Unknown were recorded on the 1911 census in 4 Templeton Place, Earls Court, Kensington, Middlesex. Herbert Ross Hooper, head, 46, married, Local Govt branch, Engineering Inspector, born Brighton. Sussex; Adele Isabelle Hoper, wife, born Annapolis, Nova Scotia, with a servant Annie Hough.
Capt Herbert Ross Hooper and Harriet Anna Hooper, Augusta Maude Hooper, Margaret Ross Hooper, Helen Elizabeth Hooper, Henry Brereton Hooper, William Barwick Hooper, James Brereton Hooper and Lt Robert Poole Hooper were mentioned on 30 March 1912.
Conveyance for £300 from Herbert Ross Hooper of The Cottage, Shoreham by Sea, 'a Captain in the Royal Engineers', to Samuel Swift Coleman of Shoreham by Sea, dairyman, 9 August 1918. Re:
A piece of land in the parish of Shoreham by Sea (formerly New Shoreham), which said Herbert Ross Hooper purchased, 10 May 1911, (inter alia) jointly with James Brereton Hooper, now decd; with covenant by the purchase 'that he will not erect any building fronting on the Old Shoreham Road other than private dwellinghouses or shops, and will not use any messuage or other building to be erected [thereon] fronting on the Old Shoreham Road for the purpose of a Beerhouse or Licensed Victuallers house or for any Manufactory'
.
     Herbert resided at Hove, Sussex, 1943. He was an executor of Adele Isabelle Unknown's estate on 19 December 1950.
Capt Herbert Ross Hooper married Evelyn Mary Philp on 1 March 1951 in London, England.
     Herbert's death was registered in the quarter ending on 6 July 1954 in Chippenham, Wiltshire.
     His will was proved on 19 August 1954. Herbert Ross Hooper of Monkton, Cottage, Chippenham, Wiltshire died 6 July 1954..

Child of Capt Herbert Ross Hooper and Adele Isabelle Unknown

Holmes Hooper

(29 September 1821 - 7 January 1822)
     Holmes Hooper was born on 29 September 1821 in St James Episcopal church, Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, USA. He was the son of Archibald Maclaine Hooper and Charlotte de Bernier.
     Holmes died on 7 January 1822.

Ian Mackay Hooper

(5 January 1902 - 28 August 1958)
     Ian Mackay Hooper was born on 5 January 1902 in Earls Court, London, Kensington RD. He was the son of Henry Brereton Hooper and Anna Maria Mackay. Maude and Ian were listed as Henry Brereton Hooper's children in the 1911 census in 2 Cranley Place, London, Kensington.
Ian Mackay Hooper married Alison Margaret Blair on 11 December 1928.
     Ian Mackay Hooper was recorded in 1939 census in 'Field End', Dunmow district, Essex. Ian M Hooper, 5 Jan 1902, civil assistant, N I D Admiral, Alison M Hooper 1 Feb 1905, journalist, 2 closed records with a governess and cook.
     Ian died Who's was who: IAN MACKAY HOOPER 1902–1958.
Chairman, The General Steam Navigation Company Ltd, since 1964; Director, P&O Steam Navigation Co; b. 5 Jan. 1902; son of Captain Henry Brereton Hooper, R.I.M. and Anna Maria Mackay; m. 1st. 1928, Alison Margaret Blair (marriage dissolved); two s. one d; 2nd, 1952, Mrs. Ursula Winifred Skerry; one d. Educ. R.N. Colleges Osborne and Dartmouth, Trinity Hall, Cambridge. Joined H.M.S. Valiant, 5th Battle Squadron, as Midshipman, 1918; was present at surrender of German High Seas Fleet; served 2 years in H.M.S. Hawkins on China Station;resigned to go to Cambridge. Assistant to Mackinnon, Mackenzie & Co., India 1923-1924; Director of The General Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. 1934; Commissioned R.N.V.R., 1939; Asst. Naval Attache, Athens, 1940; served 1941-1946 with Ministry of War Transport; Deputy to Sir Ernest Murrant, Alexandria, and later Special Planning Rep. of Director of Sea
Transport, Cairo, Algiers, Caserta,Versailles and Delhi. Deputy Chairman King’s Fund for Sailors; Officier de l’Ordre du Merite Maritime, 1950; Knight Commander in the Order for Merits to the Italian Republic, 1957.
Recreations: ski-ing, riding
Address: Doubleton Farmhouse, Penshurst, Kent. Tel. Penshurst 373.
Clubs: Bath, Kandahar.
on 28 August 1958 in 'Doubleton Farm', Penshurst, Kent, aged 56.
     His will was proved on 11 December 1958.

Child of Ian Mackay Hooper and Alison Margaret Blair

Isabel Hooper

(circa 1764 - 1768)
     Isabel Hooper was born circa 1764. She was the daughter of William Hooper and Janet Dickson.
     Isabel died in 1768 in Stitchell, Roxburghshire. Isabel, daughter of William Hooper, tenant in Snipe and Janet Dickson his spouse, aged 4 years.

Ivy Catherine Hooper

(1906 - )
     Ivy Catherine Hooper was born in 1906 in Romsey, Victoria. She was the daughter of Roland William Hooper and Mary Anne Goodlet.

J Hooper

(1740 - )
     J Hooper was christened in 1740 in Sprouston, Roxburghshire. He was the son of Henry or Harry Hooper and Agnes Burn.

J Hooper

(3 March 1727/28 - )
     J Hooper was christened on 3 March 1727/28 in Sprouston, Roxburghshire. He was the son of Henry or Harry Hooper and Elspeth Malcolm.

Jack Hooper

(1892 - 8 May 1961)
     Jack Hooper was born in 1892 in Deniliquin, New South Wales. He was the son of Charles Henry Hooper and Margaret Dickson.
Jack Hooper aged 20, born Sydney, was listed on the Sussex from Bowen Qld to Sydney, as a deck boy.
     Jack Hooper was mentioned in the will of Jack Hooper dated between 3 May 1940 and 13 December 1940. He was mentioned in a letter from Sydney Benjamin Hooper dated 5 December 1958. Sydney B Hooper asks his nephew Ashby Hooper to send a Christmas cheque and any light cast off clothing for Jack Hooper who is "living a dull, restricted existence associated with his lady friends".
     Jack died on 8 May 1961 in Brisbane, Queensland.

James Hooper

(21 July 1771 - 19 March 1832)
     James Hooper was born on 21 July 1771 in St Marylebone, Westminster, Middlesex. He was the son of John Hooper and Mary Fawler. James Hooper was christened on 1 September 1771 in St Marylebone, Westminster. [CR:]James Hooper was listed as a Freeman of the city of London on 25 May 1802. James Hooper son of John Hooper, Citizen and Founder of London was made free by patrimony... copy 1766, born 1771.
     James Hooper was mentioned in the will of John Benjamin Hooper dated 22 June 1807. James was on the stock exchange, in London.
     Administration of the estate of John Hooper was granted to James Hooper, on 10 February 1820 in 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.
Conveyance (Lease & Release) of freehold properties, with covenant to levy a fine, and covenant to surrender copyhold properties, for £1,500 . 1,2 Nov. 1820
(a) James Hooper of Bentinck Street, St. Marylebone (co. Midd.), esq. (nephew and heir at law of Thomas Fawler, as in Add Mss 5302, decd.), Robert Hooper of Saville Street, Westminster [co. Midd.], doctor of physic, and w. Elizabeth Ann, William Hooper of Finchley (co. Midd.), esq., and w. Mary, George Henry Hooper of Bloomsbury Square (co. Midd.), esq. (also nephew and heir according to the custom of the borough and manor of New Shoreham of said Thomas Fawler), and w. Margaret Brewse (which said James Hooper, Robert Hooper, William Hooper, and George Henry Hooper, together with Rev. Thomas Poole Hooper of Sompting, clerk, who alone became entitled under the will of Thomas Poole of New Shoreham, esq., decd., and John Benjamin Hooper, decd., were the only children of Mary Hooper, decd., w. of John Hooper late of New Shoreham, esq., and before of Oxford Street [in St. Marylebone (co. Midd.)], linen draper, decd., only sister and heiress at law of said Thomas Fawler), (b) said Thomas Poole Hooper, (c) said George Henry Hooper, (d) Nicholas Roberts of New Shoreham, gent. (a trustee appointed by (c))
I. Five freehold messuages in a street called Rope Walk Lane in the several tenures or occupations of George Hamilton, Thomas King, William Wingfield, James Bungard and George Munn, with the yard or garden behind the same; three freehold messuages called Sussex Place, lately built, at the back or W. part of and adjoining to the messuages before described, in the several tenures or occupations of William Stace, John Parsons and George Bay, clerk, with the yard or court in front, and which properties before described abut to the said street called Rope Walk Lane on E., to a piece of copyhold land formerly called the Lord's Garden on S., and to a freehold field called the Bayfield on W. and N., and are the first messuage and the piece of land called the Garden listed in Add Mss 5308; freehold croft or piece of land called the Bayfield in the tenure or occupation of John Gates, butcher, abutting partly to the said Lord's Garden, partly to the said messuages before described and partly to the said street called the Rope Walk Lane on E., to the carpenter's yard, hereinafter described, on S., to the high road leading from the town of New Shoreham to Shoreham Bridge on W., and to copyhold field or piece of land called Dukes Croft on N., and freehold carpenter's yard in the tenure or occupation of Richard Puttick and abutting partly to a garden belonging to Joseph Tillston and partly to the garden hereinafter described and in occ. of Elizabeth Baker, Richard Waterman and Johannah Brown on E., to the said land called the Bayfield on N., and to the said high road on W., and which field called the Bayfield the carpenter's shop are the property described as the Bayfield in Add Mss 5308; three messuages with the garden behind the same in the said street called Rope Walk Lane in the several tenures or occupations of Elizabeth Baker, Richard Waterman and Johannah Brown, abutting to the said street on E. to [blank] on S., to the said piece of land called the Lord's Garden on N., and to the said carpenter's yard on w., and is the property described as the messuage in the possession of Clement Freeman in Add Mss 5308; messuage with the yard, backside, garden, orchard, stable and coach house in Saint John's Street in the tenure or occupation of (c), abutting to the street or lane called [blank] on E., to a garden belonging to (c), and lately belonging to Miss Hannah Roberts and [blank] Jones 'respectively' on N., partly toa messuage and garden belonging to Benjamin Tillston in occ. of John Davis and partly to [blank] on S., and to the said street called Saint John's Street on W., and which property formerly consisted of three messuages with the backside and garden, and is the property described as messuage in the possession of Walter Sawyers, and two messuages and croft called Swancroft, in Add Mss 5308; messuage and carpenter's shop with the deal yard behind, on S. side of the High Street in the tenure or occupation of George Tate, abutting to messuage and yard also in occ. of said George Tate on E., to the said High Street on N., to the harbour of New Shoreham on S., and to a lane leading from said High Street to the harbour on W., and is the property described as the messuage with the workshop adjoining in Add Mss 5308: all in New Shoreham. (Some properties are particularly described as in the borough of New Shoreham)
Two messuages or cottages and gardens in Old Shoreham in the tenure or occupation of Stow Stent and William Patching, abutting to a garden belonging to Harry Bridger, esq., in occ. of John Ratcliff, on W. and S., partly to a house and garden belonging to James Churcher, in occ. of John Ratcliff, and partly to a field belonging to said Harry Bridger, on E., and partly to the high road and partly to a garden also belonging to said Harry Bridger on N., and which is the property described as in Old Shoreham in Add Mss 5308
Messuage and lands, etc., in Cowfold, as in Add Mss 5308 (but now called Peacocks and in the tenure or occupation of Charles White, esq.)
II. Three undivided fourth parts of field or piece of land (2a.) called the Rope Tackle Field, is occ. of Thomas Tidey, abutting to a garden belonging to Messrs. Ward and occupied by William Ratcliff on S., by [sic] piece of land called the Rope Tackle on W., and the high road leading from the town of New Shoreham to Shoreham Bridge on E. and N., and held by the annual rent of 3s. 0d; of field or piece of land (2a.) called the Dukes Croft in occ. of John Gates, butcher, abutting to the lane or walk called the Rope Walk on E., to the high road on N. and W., and to the piece of freehold land called the Bayfield, hereinbefore described, on S., and held by the annual rent of 4s. 0d; of piece of land called the Lord's Garden, now enclosed with, and lying on E. side of, the said piece of freehold land called the Bayfield, running in a direct line from S.W. corner of the freehold yard or court in front of the three messuages hereinbefore described to be in the several tenures or occupations of William Stace, John Parsons and George Bay to N.W. corner of the freehold garden hereinbefore described to be in the several tenures or occupations of Elizabeth Baker, Richard Waterman and Johannah Brown, and abutting to the said street called the Rope Walk Lane on E., to said messuages and gardens in occ. of Elizabeth Baker, Richard Waterman and Johannah Brown on S., to said court or yard in front of the three messuages in occs. of William Stace, John Parsons and George Bay on N., and to said field called Bayfield on W., and held by the annual rent of 3s. 4d; piece of land (2a.) formerly called the Upper Rope Tackle Field, in occ. of John Ratcliff, and held by the annual rent of 2s. 0d., and piece of land, formerly part of the waste, but now enclosed with and forming part of the said Upper Rope Tackle Field, and held by the annual rent of 2d., which said piece of land called the Rope Tackle Field abuts to piece of land called the Flow Mead lately belonging to John Rice on W., to field belonging to Messrs. Ward and in occ. of John Tillstone on N., and to the high road on E. and S.: all held of the borough and manor of New Shoreham, and formerly the estate of said Thomas Fawler, decd., being the properties to which he was admitted at a court baron held on 17 Mar. 1779
Conveyance of the properties in I, being freehold, from said James Hooper, Robert Hooper, William Hooper and (b), according to their respective interests, and by direction of (c), and from (c), to (d), to the use of such persons [and] for such estates as (c) shall appoint, and in default of such appointment to the use of (c) for life, and then to the use of his heirs and assigns; the fine to be levied from (a) to (d): and quitclaim by (b) to said James Hooper, Robert Hooper, William Hooper and (c), of the properties in II, being copyhold, and covenant by said James Hooper, Robert Hooper and William Hooper to surrender these properties to (c). The consideration paid by (c) to said James Hooper, Robert Hooper and William Hooper
Recites: (i) that by virtue of Add Mss 5308 - 5310, the properties in I above were conveyed to the use of such persons and for such estate as said Thomas Fawler should appoint; (ii) that said Thomas Fawler was seised of an estate of inheritance in the properties in II above: (iii) the will of said Thomas Fawler Add Mss 5302; (iv) the death of said Thomas Fawler leaving said Mary Hooper his only sister and heiress at law, and the proving of his will in P.C.C. Add Mss 5302; (v) that said Anna Fawler died on 7 June 1786; (vi) the deaths of said Mary Hooper on 13 Nov. 1802 and of said John Hooper on 1 Jan.1820; (vi) that there was issue of the marriage of said John and Mary Hooper six children, viz. said James Hooper (the eldest son and heir at law), Robert Hooper, William Hooper, (c), (b), and said John Benjamin Hooper, decd; (vii) that said Thomas Poole Hooper became entitled to freehold estates under the will of Thomas Poole, esq., decd. Add Mss 5376; (viii) that said John Benjamin Hooper died on 16 June 1808, having attained the age of 21, intestate, leaving said James Hooper his eldest brother and heir at law, and (c) his youngest brother and customary heir according to the custom of the borough and manor of New Shoreham; (ix) that said James Hooper, Robert Hooper and William Hooper lately contracted with (c) for the sale of their shares of the above properties for £1,500, viz. the freehold for £1,180 and the copyhold for £320; (x) that, in order that the entirety of the freehold properties may be assured to the above uses, (c) has determined to concur in conveying them to (d), as above, and (b) has agreed to become a party thereto
Signatures and seals of all parties
Witnesses, to the signatures of (a) and (c) - Thomas Prance, W. Watts [both of] 24 Bedford Row; to that of (b) - Charles Marshall, Thomas B. Baker, [both of] Steyning; to that of (c) - Robert Upperton, solicitor, Steyning
[The Release Add Mss 5313) is enclosed with memorandum about the sale of the lands at Cowfold, as endorsed on Add Mss 5309]
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Lease of property at 14 Bentinck Street, St Marylebone, from James Hooper to Henry Russell.
Final Concord (counterparts) Hilary Term 1822: Nicholas Roberts, plt. v. James Hooper, Robert Hooper and w. Elizabeth Ann, William Hooper and w. Mary, and George Henry Hooper and w. Margaret Brewse, defs
Seventeen messuages, three stables, two coach houses, two workshops, two warehouses, fourteen curtilages, six orchards, six gardens, and 20a. land in New Shoreham, Old Shoreham and Cowfold
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     James Hooper made a will dated 27 May 1829 in St Marylebone, Westminster . This is the last will and testament of me James Hooper of no.13 Bentinck St Marylebone, late of the Stock Exchange Gentleman I give and bequeath unto my brother Thomas Poole Hooper £300 I give and bequeath unto each of my nephews and nieces £50 also £50 unto each of my sisters in law I give and bequeath unto Sophia Ball wife of William Ball (my cousin) £20 I give and bequeath unto my servant Caroline Eaton ... my brothers Robert Hooper, William Hooper and George Henry Hooper my executors ... dated 27 May 1829 ... with codicil dated 10 March 1832.
He presumably sold the Shoreham property. See http://www.shorehambysea.com/shoreham-guide/history/1786-john-butlers-shoreham-sketch-examined.htmlfor a description and drawings of the old Poole mansion house which was demolished for the new Customs House which later became the town hall. The site links to a sketch & maps of Shoreham in 1786 &1789. He added a codicil to his will on 10 March 1832. .
     James died on 19 March 1832 in Bentinck St, St Marylebone, Westminster, aged 60. He was buried on 27 March 1832 in the side chapel of St Mary le Haura, New Shoreham, Sussex.
     His will was proved on 22 May 1832 at PCC.

James Hooper

(14 June 1739 - 15 December 1813)
     James Hooper was christened on 14 June 1739 in Ednam, Roxburghshire, Scotland. James, son of Robert Hopper & Mergery Dauson. He was the son of Robert Hooper and Margery Dawson. James was a mercer in 48 & 149 New Bond St, London, England. Atwick & Hooper were mercers at Coventry Cross in New Bond St, from 1763, being succeeded in 1788 by James Hooper at the Coventry Cross, no. 149 New Bond St. [Signboards of old London shops by Sir Ambrose Heal, 1947]. He was a mercer at 48 New Bond St from 1776 to 1788, and at 149 New Bond St from 1789-1804 (10?), his business being called The Coventry Cross. The 1790 Universal British Directory lists him as mercer, 149 New Bond St.
James Hooper and John Elphick Fawler witnessed John Hooper and Mary Fawler's wedding on 27 February 1769 in St Saviour, Southwark, Surrey, England.
James Hooper married Katherine Saxon, daughter of John Saxon and Katherine Kidwell, on 23 December 1775 in St George, Hanover Square, Westminster, Middlesex, England.
     James Hooper made a will dated 27 March 1811.
     James died on 15 December 1813 in Soho, Westminster, England, aged 74. 15 Dec. Full of years, and rich in good works, like a shock of corn in due season, calm, gentle and resigned, of an inveterate pulmonary complaint, James Hooper, esq. For many years, this gentleman conducted a large business as a mercer in Bond St., with great reputation and profit; latterly, he had retired to his house in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea; but he died at a friend's residence in the vicinity of his own antient dwelling. He lived with the general regard of all who knew him: his decease has converted the fondness of familiar esteem into the veneration of heartfelt regret. His good name will flourish among his valuable and numerous descendants.
     His will was proved on 31 December 1813 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Children of James Hooper and Katherine Saxon

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 were recorded 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 resided 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 was recorded 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 resided 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 died in New Zealand. The following death is likely to be the son of Edward Hoooper. On 28 February 1930, at his residence, Milton Street (late of Wakefield), James, beloved husband of Sarah Jane Hooper, in his 82nd year ?.

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.