Joseph William HOPPER

Joseph William HOPPER

Male 1871 - 1924  (~ 52 years)Deceased

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  • Name Joseph William HOPPER  [1
    Born Oct 1871  Whitfield, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 22 Oct 1871  Whitfield, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military & Maritime 7 Feb 1890  Dover Castle Barracks, Dover, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joined the Royal Artillery.

    Age: 18 yrs, 2 months
    Height: 5 feet, 7 inches
    Weight: 124 lbs (56kg)
    Chest: 34 1/2 inches
    Fresh complexion, dark brown eyes, dark brown hair.
    Distinguishing marks: Large scar on front of left upper arm.

    Occupation: Farm Labourer 
    Age: 18 
    Military & Maritime 11 Mar 1893 
    Transferred to India 
    Age: 21 
    Military & Maritime 13 Feb 1898 
    Returns home to England 
    Age: 27 
    Military & Maritime 15 Feb 1898 
    Transferred to the Army Reserves 
    Age: 26 
    Military & Maritime 19 Oct 1899 
    Recalled to Army Service under Special Army Order of 7/10/1899 
    Age: 28 
    Military & Maritime 4 Nov 1899 
    Transferred to South Africa to fight in the Boer War 
    Age: 28 
    Military & Maritime 10 Apr 1901 
    Home to England 
    Age: 29 
    Military & Maritime 11 Apr 1902 
    Dicharged from Army Service.#
    Total reckonable service for pension: 12 years, 64 days.  
    Age: 30 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  10 Redvers Cottages, Kearnsey, Dover, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation: Colliery Tinker 
    Age: 38 
    Died 02 Mar 1924  4 Stone Cottages, Kearsney Avenue, Temple Ewell, Dover, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 06 Mar 1924  Whitfield, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 12 siblings 
    Person ID I806  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  [4
    Children 13 children 
    Family ID F43  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner Miriam Ellen Elizabeth PALMER,   b. Abt 1881, Adasham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Dec 1910 
    Family ID F343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Grave of Joseph William Hopper
    Grave of Joseph William Hopper

    Census Records
    1881 - HOPPER, Joseph & Alice [COLLARD]
    1881 - HOPPER, Joseph & Alice [COLLARD]
    1911 - HOPPER, Joseph & Miriam
    1911 - HOPPER, Joseph & Miriam
    1911 Census return for Joseph Hopper & Miriam Palmer at 10 Redvers Cottages, Kearnsey, Dover, England

  • Sources 
    1. [S09] **1881 England Census, Class: RG11; Piece: 1002; Folio: 7; Page: 7; Line: ; GSU roll: 1341238.
      Name: Joseph HopperBirth Date: abt 1872Birth Place: Whitfield, Kent, EnglandResidence Date: 1881Residence Place: Whitfield, Kent, England
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=uki1881&h=8540448&ti=5538&indiv=try

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

    3. [S15] >ARGENT, Daphne.

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