Laura Louisa Hooper

F, #15323, b. 1868, d. 8 Jul 1939
Father*James Hooper b. 1832, d. 7 Aug 1896
Mother*Maria Finlayson b. c 1836, d. 4 Jun 1880
Married NameHenderson. 
Birth*1868 The Loddon, VIC, Australia, #B1435.1 
Marriage*30 Dec 1890 Spouse: Roderick William Henderson. Christ Church, South Yarra, VIC, Australia, #M7267.2
 
Marriage-Notice14 Jan 1891HENDERSON—HOOPER.—On the 30th ult., at Christ Church, South Yarra, by the Rev. Horace F. Tucker, Roderick W. Henderson, of Langley-park, Kyneton, second son of William J. Henderson, of Fairmount, Gippsland, to Laura Louisa, third daughter of James Hooper, of South Yarra, and niece of the late Thomas Finlayson, of Victorian railways.3 
Widow2 Oct 1916Laura Louisa Hooper became a widow upon the death of her husband Roderick William Henderson.4,5 
Death*8 Jul 1939 Glen Iris, VIC, Australia, #D6576 (Age 72) [par James HOOPER & Maria FINLAYSON].6 
Death-Notice*10 Jul 1939HENDERSON.—On the 8th July at East Malvern, Laura Louisa, widow of the late R W Henderson and youngest daughter of the late James and Maria Hooper. (Remains at Drayton and Garson's chapel Malvern.)7 

Electoral Rolls (Australia) and Census (UK/IRL)

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1903Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Roderick William Henderson.8
193114 Irving Street, Malvern, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties.9

Grave

  • Presb Comp B Grave 383, 385, St Kilda Cemetery, St Kilda, VIC, Australia, Amelia Charlotte FINLAYSON 19.11.1878 / Thomas FINLAYSON 28.7.1879 52 / Maria, wife of James HOOPER 4.6.1880 44 / also James HOOPER 7.8.1896 65 / Thomas Finlayson HOOPER 6.10.1912 / George Apthorp HOOPER 7.8.1922 / Laura Louisa HENDERSON 8.7.193910

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888 "#B1435."
  2. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901 "#M7267."
  3. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 14 Jan 1891, p1.
  4. [S14] Newspaper - Sydney Morning Herald, 4 Oct 1916, p9+10.
  5. [S7] Registry of NSW Births Deaths and Marriages "Reg. St Leonards."
  6. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  7. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 10 Jul 1939, p8.
  8. [S103] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903.
  9. [S131] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1931.
  10. [S48] Index of burials in the cemetery of St Kilda,.
Last Edited12 Apr 2020

Thomas Finlayson Hooper

M, #15324, b. 1872, d. 6 Oct 1912
Father*James Hooper b. 1832, d. 7 Aug 1896
Mother*Maria Finlayson b. c 1836, d. 4 Jun 1880
Birth*1872 Prahran, VIC, Australia, #B11279.1 
Marriage*26 Dec 1894 Spouse: Frances Mabel Kirkpatrick. Bourke, NSW, Australia, #M2636 NSW.
 
Marriage-Notice*9 Jan 1895HOOPER-KIRKPATRICK.—On the 26th ult., at Beemery Station, Bourke, by the Rev C. H. Shedden, Thomas Finlayson Hooper, of Gippsland, Victoria, to Frances Mabel, second daughter of Alfred Kirkpatrick, of Beemery.2 
Death*6 Oct 1912 Mount Waverley, VIC, Australia, #D15089 (Age 40.)3 

Grave

  • Presb Comp B Grave 383, 385, St Kilda Cemetery, St Kilda, VIC, Australia, Amelia Charlotte FINLAYSON 19.11.1878 / Thomas FINLAYSON 28.7.1879 52 / Maria, wife of James HOOPER 4.6.1880 44 / also James HOOPER 7.8.1896 65 / Thomas Finlayson HOOPER 6.10.1912 / George Apthorp HOOPER 7.8.1922 / Laura Louisa HENDERSON 8.7.19394

Family

Frances Mabel Kirkpatrick b. 29 Mar 1875, d. 20 Oct 1955
Child 1.Millicent Amelia Theresa Hooper b. 1896, d. 15 Mar 1955

Newspaper-Articles

  • 9 Oct 1912, DROVER'S DEATH. The coroner (Dr R H Cole) held an inquiry at the Morgue yesterday concerning the death of Thomas Finlayson Hooper, a drover, 42 years of age, whose body was found hanging in a shed at Mount Waverley on October 6. After hearing evidence, Dr. Cole recorded a verdict of suicide by hanging. There was evidence of long-continued intemperance.5
  • 12 Oct 1912, DROVER HANGS HIMSELF. END OF DRINKING BOUT.
    Dr. R. H. Cole, the Coroner, investigated the circumstances surrounding the death of Thomas Finlayson Hooper, a drover, 42 years of age, who was found hanging in a shed at Mount Waverley on October 6 after a drinking bout.
    James Denton Fethers, company officer, residing at Finch street, Malvern, identified the body. Hooper was a married man, and his wife was residing in New South Wales. He was addicted to drink for years past.
    James Shackleton, slaughterman, said that he spoke to Hooper on October 5. Hooper asked for a drink, and said, "My hand is shaking. I did not expect the shakes till to-morrow. I'm dreading it. I have paid hundreds of pounds to cure myself of it." He also spoke to Mr and Mrs Ralph. Witness gave him some food, and afterwards made him a shakedown in a waggon in the shed. Next morning he saw the body hanging. Hooper had taken a halter from the stable to hang himself.
    Dr Cole found that Thomas F. Hooper committed suicide by hanging himself. There was evidence of long continued intemperance.6

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888 "#B11279."
  2. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 9 Jan 1895, p1.
  3. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913 "#D15089 (Age 40) Melbourne East."
  4. [S48] Index of burials in the cemetery of St Kilda,.
  5. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 9 Oct 1912, p13.
  6. [S14] Newspaper - Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954), Sat 12 Oct 1912, p37
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article222601963
Last Edited31 Jul 2019

Roderick William Henderson

M, #15330, b. 1860, d. 2 Oct 1916
Birth*1860 Lake Connewarre, VIC, Australia, #B7204 [par William James HENDERSON & Mary PICKERING].1 
Marriage*30 Dec 1890 Spouse: Laura Louisa Hooper. Christ Church, South Yarra, VIC, Australia, #M7267.2
 
Marriage-Notice14 Jan 1891HENDERSON—HOOPER.—On the 30th ult., at Christ Church, South Yarra, by the Rev. Horace F. Tucker, Roderick W. Henderson, of Langley-park, Kyneton, second son of William J. Henderson, of Fairmount, Gippsland, to Laura Louisa, third daughter of James Hooper, of South Yarra, and niece of the late Thomas Finlayson, of Victorian railways.3 
Death*2 Oct 1916 St Julien, Neutral Bay, NSW, Australia, NSW#D19035 [par William J HENDERSON & Mary].4,5 
Death-Notice4 Oct 1916HENDERSON.—October 2, 1916, at St. Julien, Neutral Bay (suddenly), Rodrick William, dearly-loved husband of Laura Louisa Henderson.
HENDERSON.—The Funeral of the late RODRICK WILLIAM HENDERSON will take place THIS (Wednesday) AFTERNOON, at 3 o'clock at Gore Hill Cemetery.
W. N. BULL, Funeral Director.4 

Electoral Rolls (Australia) and Census (UK/IRL)

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1903Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: independent means. With Laura Louisa Henderson.6

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888 "Registered at Elwood as Rhoderic."
  2. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901 "#M7267."
  3. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 14 Jan 1891, p1.
  4. [S14] Newspaper - Sydney Morning Herald, 4 Oct 1916, p9+10.
  5. [S7] Registry of NSW Births Deaths and Marriages "Reg. St Leonards."
  6. [S103] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903.
Last Edited12 Apr 2020
 

NOTE

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Some individuals may be featured because members of their family were associated with the Upper Beaconsfield area, even though they themselves never lived here.