Thomas Roper

1849–15 July 1875 (Age 26)
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Roper was born in 1849, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Roper, was 34 and his mother, Priscilla, was 26. 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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Family Time Line

Henry Roper
1815–1854
Priscilla
1823–1864
Charlotte Roper
1843–
Thomas Roper
1849–1875
Sophia Roper
1850–1864
Violetta Roper
1852–1854
Mary Elizabeth Roper
1854–1855

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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

1 English: occupational name for a maker or seller of rope, from an agent derivative of Old English rāp ‘rope’. See also Roop .2 Variant of French Robert .3 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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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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