Allan John Shipley1

#10896, (18 May 1898-4 December 1966)
ChartsThe Gradys of Dorset.
The Chinchens of Dorset.
The Ninehams of Dorset.
Birth*18 MAY 1898 Allan John Shipley was born on 18 MAY 1898 at Elgin, Morayshire, ScotlandG.1 
Marriage*23 MAR 1922 He married Greta O'Grady Hooper, daughter of Elliot Hooper and Ruth Georgina Ling, on 23 MAR 1922 at St Peter & St Paul's Church, Cromer, Norfolk, EnglandG.1,2 
Residence*29 SEP 1939 Allan John Shipley lived at 114a Chertsey Road, Twickenham, London, EnglandG.3 
Occupation*29 SEP 1939 The occupation of Allan John Shipley was 'Driving Instructor.4
Death*4 DEC 1966 He died on 4 DEC 1966 at Hillingdon Hospital, Hillingdon, Middlesex, EnglandG, aged 68.5 
Note* He and Greta O'Grady Hooper had 4 children but split up and divorced before Allan remarried in 1960. Only 1 is recorded here. By 1939 they were livivng apart.6 


Greta O'Grady Hooper b. 19 Aug 1901, d. 17 Oct 1992
Last Edited20 Apr 2022


  1. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, marriage; Allen John Shipley, 23, father John, & Greta O'Grady Hooper, 20, father Elliot, Cromer, Norfolk, no 67.
  2. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage; Greta O Hooper & Allan J Shipley, Erpingham, Norfolk, Jan-Mar 1922, vol 4b 85.
  3. [S124] 1939 register, with Rita Hervey.
  4. [S124] 1939 register.
  5. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, deathm age 68, hillingdon, London, Oct-Nov 1966, vol 5c 310.
  6. [S54] Internet source/web sites inc. trees, various trees on Ancestry.
  7. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, birth, John Elliot Shipley, father Allan John, mother Greta O'Grady Hooper, Lossiemouth, Moray, no 88.