James Hooper


Brief Life History of James

James Hooper was born in 1838, in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Patience Lowe. He lived in Saint Mary the Virgin, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Sneinton St Stephen, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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James Hooper
Patience Lowe
George Hooper
Samuel Hooper
Amy Hooper

Sources (3)

  • James Hooper, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • James Hooper, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • James Hooper, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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Children (3)

World Events (8)


Age 5

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 16

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.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 42

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English (southwestern): occupational name for a cooper, someone who fitted wooden or metal hoops on wooden casks and barrels, or a barrel-maker, from Middle English hoper, an agent derivative of hop ‘hoop, band’. Compare Cooper .

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

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