Edward Hooper1

#9100, (28 August 1830-14 January 1899)
Father*John Street Hooper1 b. 1803, d. Mar 1890
Mother*Mary Grady1 b. 1807, d. 13 Mar 1888
ChartsThe Gradys of Dorset.
The Chinchens & Standleys of Dorset.
Birth*28 AUG 1830 Edward Hooper was born on 28 AUG 1830 at Wareham, Dorset, EnglandG.2 
Baptism25 DEC 1830 He was baptized on 25 DEC 1830 at West Street Independant Chapel, Wareham, Dorset, EnglandG.2 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1841 He lived with Mary Grady at Wareham, DorsetG, together with Mary Hooper, Alfred John Hooper, Jane Hooper, George Hooper, Francis Hooper and Stephen Hooper.3 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1851 Edward Hooper lived with John Street Hooper and Mary Grady at 67 East Street, Wareham, Dorset, EnglandG, together with Edward Thomas Galton, John Galton, George Hooper, Alfred John Hooper, George Hooper, Francis Hooper, Stephen Hooper, Henry Hooper and Jane Hooper.4 
Marriage*25 DEC 1863 Edward Hooper married Elizabeth Ann Bates on 25 DEC 1863 at Kooringa, Burra, SA, AustraliaG.5 
Death*14 JAN 1899 Edward Hooper died on 14 JAN 1899 at Gisbourne Hospital, Gisborne, North Island, New ZealandG, aged 68.6 
Burial*17 JAN 1899 He was buried on 17 JAN 1899 at Makaraka Cemetery, Gisborne, North Island, New ZealandG.7 
Note* There is a DNA link to Donnamaree Lindley, 3 generations from this person, names private.8 


Elizabeth Ann Bates b. Dec 1840, d. 7 Jun 1894
Marriage*25 DEC 1863 He married Elizabeth Ann Bates on 25 DEC 1863 at Kooringa, Burra, SAG.5 
Last Edited8 May 2022


  1. [S26] Extracted from the 1851 census, age & place.
  2. [S48] Parish Register, birth & bapt., Edward Hooper, parents John & Mary, West Street Meeting, Wareham, Dorset, no 416, p 52.
  3. [S25] Extracted from the 1841 census.
  4. [S26] Extracted from the 1851 census.
  5. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, marriage; Elizabeth Ann Bates, father Henry, & Edward Hooper, father John Street Hooper, Kooringa, SA, no 56, p 396.
  6. [S120] New Zealand Registers, death, age 72, Gisborne, Nelson, NZ, 1899/545.
  7. [S54] Internet source/web sites inc. trees, on findagrave.com; Plot MKOLD-91, Makaraka Cemetery, Gisbourne, #199962686. with 3 sons & wife.
  8. [S128] Ancestry DNA, Ancestry ThruLines match to MGJ & Donnamaree Lindley, 11 cM; Sarah Standley via Mary Grady to Edward Wilson, NZ. Also on MyHeritage.
  9. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, birth; Edward Stanley Hooper, parents Edward Hooper & Elizabeth Ann Bates, Burra, SA, vol 32, p 218.
  10. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, birth; Julia Elizabeth Hooper, parents Edward Hooper & Elizabeth Ann Bates, Burra, SA, vol 43 , p 505.
  11. [S120] New Zealand Registers, birth, Herbert George Hooper, parents Elizabeth Ann & Henry, 1870/17796.
  12. [S120] New Zealand Registers, birth, Sydney Stephen Hooper, parents Elizabeth Ann & Henry, 1873/14702.
  13. [S120] New Zealand Registers, birth, Walter Hooper, parents Elizabeth Ann & Henry, 1875/5650.
  14. [S120] New Zealand Registers, birth, Mabel Hooper, parents Elizabeth Ann & Henry, 1882/2052.
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