Thomas Humphrey Hopkinson

Private

Regiment unknown    

Photos courtesyRuth Willmore

Thpmas Hopkinson with granddaughter

Thomas with great granddaughter Ruth

Thomas was born at Oakerthorpe, Derbyshire, on 13 July 1895 and worked as a grocer’s errand boy. After the war he returned to Crich and in 1922 married Adelaide May Stewardson. During the inter-war years Thomas worked as a grocer and confectioner at a shop attached to the Picture House cinema at Crich. He later became a clerk at Stevenson’s Dye Works at Ambergate. Thomas Humphrey Hopkinson passed away at his son’s home at Openwoodgate, Belper, on 29 January 1976, aged eighty years. His brother-in-law, Robert Stewardson, is also in the Roll of Honour.

1918 Crich voters
Thomas Hopkinson, Crich Carr; absent on military service.

 

CENSUS INFORMATION

1901: Parkhead, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Job Hopkinson Head 32 Limestone quarryman S. Wingfield
Elizabeth Hopkinson wife 30   Wessington
Thomas Humphrey Hopkinson son 5   Oakerthorpe
George Job Hopkinson son 1   Crich

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1911: Parkhead, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Job Hopkinson Head 42 Jobbing gardener S. Wingfield
Elizabeth Hopkinson wife 40   Wessington
Thomas Humphrey Hopkinson son 15 Errand boy grocers S. Wingfield
George Job Hopkinson son 11 School Crich

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Thomas Hopkinson's brother George Hopkinson is also on the Roll of Honour.