Thomas Roper

Male1849–15 July 1875

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Roper was born in 1849, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Roper, was 35 and his mother, Priscilla, was 27. He lived in Nottinghamshire, England for about 10 years. He died on 15 July 1875, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 26, and was buried in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Henry Roper
Charlotte Roper
Thomas Roper
Sophia Roper
Violetta Roper
Mary Elizabeth Roper

Sources (2)

  • Thomas Roper in household of Henry Roper, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Thomas Roper in household of Thomas Roper, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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World Events (1)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 5

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): occupational name from Middle English roper(e) ‘maker or seller of rope’. See Roop .

North German (Röper): occupational name for a town crier, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German rōpen ‘to call’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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