Alfred HOPPER

Alfred HOPPER

Male 1870 - 1923  (~ 53 years)Deceased

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  • Name Alfred HOPPER  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born Mar 1870  Whitfield, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Rolls Court, Whitfield, Dover, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 1 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Elm Tree Cottage, Whitfield, Dover, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 11 
    Military & Maritime 8 Feb 1886  Colchester, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joined the Royal Artillery.

    Age: 18 yrs (actually 16)
    Height: 5 feet, 5 1/4 inches
    Weight: 120 lbs (51kg)
    Chest: 34 1/4 inches
    Fresh complexion, hazel eyes, brown hair.
    Distinguishing marks: Scar, centre of back  
    Age: 16 
    Military & Maritime 28 Sep 1888  India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alfred is posted to India 
    Age: 18 
    Military & Maritime 29 Sep 1893  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Returns home from India 
    Age: 23 
    Military & Maritime 7 Feb 1898 
    Discharged from Army.
    Total reckonable service for pension: 4 years, 61 days.  
    Age: 28 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  35 Pioneer Road, Buckland, Dover, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation: Millers Carter (Farm) 
    Age: 31 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  34 Pioneer Road, Crabble Hill, Dover, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation: Carter for a Flour Miller 
    Age: 41 
    Died 19 Jul 1923  Whitfield, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 23 Jul 1923  39 Pioneer Road, Dover, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Siblings 12 siblings 
    Person ID I416  WILLIS01
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father Ancestors Joseph HOPPER,   b. 11 Apr 1847, East Langdon, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1924, Dover, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Alice COLLARD,   b. 3 Nov 1850, Whitfield, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936, Whitfield, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1869  East Langdon, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 13 children 
    Family ID F43  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner Ancestors Frances HARVEY,   b. 06 Jan 1875, Swalecliffe, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1950  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1894  West Langdon, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Alice Florence Annie HOPPER,   b. 9 Jun 1903,   d. 28 Feb 1915  (Age 11 years)
    Family ID F261  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMilitary & Maritime - Returns home from India - 29 Sep 1893 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Occupation: Millers Carter (Farm) - 31 Mar 1901 - 35 Pioneer Road, Buckland, Dover, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Headstones
    Grave of Alfred and Frances Hopper
    Grave of Alfred and Frances Hopper

    Census Records
    1871 - HOPPER, Joseph & Alice [COLLARD]; HOPPER, Robert & Ann [CHANDLER]
    1871 - HOPPER, Joseph & Alice [COLLARD]; HOPPER, Robert & Ann [CHANDLER]
    1881 - HOPPER, Joseph & Alice [COLLARD]
    1881 - HOPPER, Joseph & Alice [COLLARD]
    1911 - HOPPER, Alfred & Frances
    1911 - HOPPER, Alfred & Frances
    1911 Census return for Alfred & Frances Hopper (& daughter Alice), living at 34 Pioneer Road, Crabble Hill, Dover, Kent, England

    Albums
    HOPPER, Alfred - Attestation Papers - 8 Feb 1886
    HOPPER, Alfred - Attestation Papers - 8 Feb 1886 (8)
    Alfred Hopper joined the Royal Artillery on 8 February 1886. He gave his age as 18 years old. In fact he was just 16! He served five years in India before being discharged on 7 February 1898, aged 27.

  • Sources 
    1. [S02] **1871 England Census, Class: RG10; Piece: 1008; Folio: 10; Page: 12; GSU roll: 827259.
      Name: Alfred HopperBirth Date: abt 1870Birth Place: Whitfield, Kent, EnglandResidence Date: 1871Residence Place: Whitfield, Kent, England

    2. [S02] **1871 England Census, Class: RG10; Piece: 1008; Folio: 10; Page: 12; GSU roll: 827259.
      Name: Alfred HopperBirth Date: abt 1870Birth Place: Whitfield, Kent, EnglandResidence Date: 1871Residence Place: Whitfield, Kent, England
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=uki1871&h=12618474&ti=5538&indiv=try

    3. [S04] **1901 England Census, Class: RG13; Piece: 844; Folio: 59; Page: 23.
      Name: Alfred HopperBirth Date: abt 1870Birth Place: Whitfield, Kent, EnglandResidence Date: 1901Residence Place: Dover, Kent, England
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=uki1901&h=6955156&ti=5538&indiv=try

    4. [S09] **1881 England Census, Class: RG11; Piece: 1002; Folio: 7; Page: 7; Line: ; GSU roll: 1341238.
      Name: Alfred HopperBirth Date: abt 1870Birth Place: Whitfield, Kent, EnglandResidence Date: 1881Residence Place: Whitfield, Kent, England
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=uki1881&h=8540532&ti=5538&indiv=try

    5. [S02] **1871 England Census, RG10/1008/F?.

    6. [S09] **1881 England Census, RG11/1002/F?.

    7. [S04] **1901 England Census, RG13/0844/~F59.

    8. [S102] **1911 England Census, FindMyPast,.com.

    9. [S15] >ARGENT, Daphne (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S72] CERTIFICATE: Marriage [GRO].

    11. [S15] >ARGENT, Daphne.