George Henry Hooper

1780 - 1863

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

London merchant, unsuccessful counterclaimant for Mary's Hope, British Guiana, for an assignment of £5000, when the address given was 11 Coleman St Buildings. The firm also appears signing at the NDO for compensation as attorneys, and as London agents, all in claims relating to British Guiana.    

  1. Dissolution of partnership between George Henry Hooper and Alexander Denoon in Coleman Street Buildings under the firm G. H. Hooper & Co., merchants, 30/06/1837.

  2. In 1861 George Henry Hooper aged 81 born Clerkenwell Justice of the Peace was living at 5 Regency Square Brighton with daughter Helen aged 48 and son also George Henry aged 45 barrister both born Brompton.  In 1841 and 1851 he was living at Bloomsbury Square. He left £35,000 on his death in Brighton in 1863. His former partner Alexander Denoon left £16,000 'in England' in 1877.

Sources

T71/1252 British Guiana No. 313. British Guiana nos. 5, 90 and 93.

  1. London Gazette, Issue 19545, 29/09/1837, p. 2523.

  2. 1861 census online; National Probate Calendar 1863 and 1877.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Margaret Brewse Ross
Children
Helen; George Henry; Margaret; Robert Poole; Mary Fawler; Esther
Wealth at death
£35,000
Occupation
Merchant

Associated Claims (1)

£10,543 12S 1D
Unsuccessful claimant

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
G. H. Hooper & Co.
West India merchant  
 

Addresses (2)

19 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London, Middlesex, London, England
Coleman Street Buildings, City of London, Middlesex, London, England