Hopkins [081516]

28 August 1848: Barbados: Departure of the American brigantine Charles Dualey, captain Hopkins, for Turks Island

12 January 1854: A Correct List of the Poll, at the Election of a Knight of the Shire, for the Eastern Division of the County of Gloucester. Campden Polling District: Parish of Dorsington: Abode: Dorsington: Richard Hopkins. Parish of Marston Sicca: Abode: Marston Sicca: Thomas Hopkins. Parish of Willersey: Abode: Willersey: John Hopkins

7 April 1879: Deserter from Her Majesty’s Service: A reward of from 5s to 20s is offered for the apprehension of Henry Hopkins, [Reg. No:] 721 49th Foot; [born:] Newbury, Berkshire; [trade] labourer; [age] 19; [size:] 5[ft] 6[in]; [hair:] light brown; [eyes:] hazel; [face:] pale; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 28 February 1879 [at] Sheffield; [marks & remarks:] tattooed on arms

25 March 1880: County court judgment against Abraham Hopkins, Hay Mills, Warwickshire, farmer

28 August 1891: For Sale: Silver English lever watch and a 15 carat gold Albert. Cost £11; price only £5 10/-, a genuine bargain. Approval: deposit. Letters only. C. Hopkins, 302 Kennington Road, London

29 January 1904: William John Baker, of St Clement’s Lodge, Victoria Road, Leigh-on-Sea, was charged with stealing a horse, set of black harness, a builder’s spring cart, two cart lamps, nose bag and two sacks of oats, having broken into the stables of William Watson at Ascot; as well as a shovel and leather strap belonging to Walter Faithful, Watson’s employee. Evidence was given by Watson’s son, Faithful, Charles Allen, Alfred Clark and Charles Parker; by Bernard Burls of 104 Freemason’s Road, Canning Town, whom Baker had assisted in building work and collecting rents; by Police Sergeant Tanser and Inspector Gibbs of Ascot; by Henry Hopkins of 275 Victoria Dock Road, restaurant keeper, and James Penniall of Canning Town estate agent.

3 September 1908: Postcard to Miss F. Hopkins, 97 High Street, Slough: ‘Wed  Aft 4.30   Dear Flo   We had a terrible storm here on Monday night   I thought the windows would have blown in. We never slept a wink. The sea is almost calm again now. Both of our people are leaving this week. One of them, Mrs Ingram, is Mr Pike’s wife’s sister. They know Slough. Bert’

September 1909: Subscriptions for the Sunday School Treat: Collected by Mrs Smart – Mrs Harman 6d, Mrs Attwood 6d, Mrs Dowell 3d, Mrs Jones 3d, Mrs Nelmes 6d, Mrs Weaving 3d, Mrs Lees 3d, Mrs Freeman 3d, Mrs Hopkins 6d, Mrs Pearson 6d. Total 3/9

January 1915: Mrs R. Hopkins, honorary member, 17 Kellett Road, Brixton; R. E. Hopkins, honorary member, 52 Benham Road, Brixton Hill – Honorary members, who must not be performers in any way connected with the musical profession, may be elected at the discretion of the Committee and shall pay an Annual Subscription of 21/-. Such Honorary Members shall not be entitled to participate in any of the benefits of the Association, but shall be entitled to come to the At Homes or Social Gatherings and to introduce to such gatherings as many friends as the Committee may from time to time deem advisable.

July 1930: Bootham School Staff: Assistant Masters: Brian Sparkes, Charles E. L. Livesey, John A. Dell, Philip Corder, John B. Grubb, Thomas Hopkins, Leslie H. Gilbert, Anthony N. Pim, Geoffrey Heyhoe, Sidney K. Brown, Stanley Elliott, William Burgess, Frank Graham.

1 April 1931: ‘Nonagenarian Dwarf. Grimsby Level Crossing Fatality. Grimsby has lost a notable figure by the death of John Dix Hopkins, aged 91, who succumbed in Grimsby and District Hospital to injuries sustained when knocked down by a passenger train while going over a level crossing. … Hopkins, who is not only very small but extremely deaf, apparently failed to hear the warning shout of the signalman, and before anything could be done he had been knocked down. Hopkins was one of England’s smallest men, and some years ago formed a band of musicians, every one of which was small. With this he toured practically the whole of the world.’

December 1945: Candidate for membership of the Cyclists’ Touring Club: J. T. Hopkins, 51 Malyons Road, S.E.13

15 April 1953: County court judgments against Mrs P. A. Hopkins, Dumbleton, farmer; and against Mr E. Hopkins, Waterside Cafe, Upton-on-Severn, Worcestershire, nurseryman; and against William Hopkins, The Gables, Tonna, Neath, Glamorgan

15 April 1953: Bill of sale by David Hopkins, 24 Coedymoeth Road, Aberbargoed, coal miner, in favour of Miss Esther Moscovitch

1974: Members of Seaton Carew Golf Club: Gentlemen: Gordon Hopkins, 227 Brierton Lane, Owton Manor, Hartlepool

c1990: Derek Hopkins [Lin], 2 Huntingdon Close, Totton, Southampton SO40 3NX; Derek & Tricia Hopkins, 35 Grenville Close, Poulner, Ringwood, Hampshire BG24 1UJ; Derek Hopkins, McNaughton Paper Western Ltd, Unit 26, Southampton Industrial Park, Totton Carol (Hopkins), 18 Mallard Road, Strouden Road, Bournemouth