See also

Family of Charles Frederick COOPER and Helen ALEFOUNDER

Husband: Charles Frederick COOPER (1867-1899)
Wife: Helen ALEFOUNDER (1858-1892)
Children: Harold Charles Hillier COOPER (1889- )
Herbert Leonard COOPER (1892- )
Marriage 3 Sep 1888 Camberwell, Surrey1,2,3,4
St Mark's Parish Church, Harders Road, Peckham, Surrey
GRO Ref: Camberwell 1d 1331

Husband: Charles Frederick COOPER

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Charles Frederick COOPER

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Charles Frederick COOPER, 1930, age 63

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Charles Frederick COOPER

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Charles Frederick COOPER

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Charles Frederick COOPER

Name: Charles Frederick COOPER5
Sex: Male
Father: Thomas Harvey COOPER (1840-1904)
Mother: Harriett ALEFOUNDER (1840-1930)
Birth Q2 1867 Bermondsey, Surrey6
Census 2 Apr 1871 (age 4) Bermondsey, Surrey7
139, St James Road, Bermondsey, Surrey
Occupation 2 Apr 1871 (age 4) Scholar; Bermondsey, Surrey7
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 14) Camberwell, Surrey8
67 Old Kent Rd Asylum Rd, Camberwell, Surrey
Occupation 3 Apr 1881 (age 13-14) Scholar; Camberwell, Surrey8
Residence 3 Sep 1888 (age 21) 56 Burchill Road, Peckham, Camberwell, Surrey9
56 Burchell Road, Peckham, Surrey
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 23) Walthamstow, Essex10
38 Downsfield Road
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 23-24) Warehouseman (employed); Walthamstow, Essex10
Will 1899 (age 31-32)11
Charles Frederick Cooper of
20 Court Hill Road, Lewisham, Kent
Died: 18 August 1899
Administration: London 2 September 1899 to
Mary Cooper, widow

£358 19s 7d
Occupation Warehouseman (1888)9
Death 18 Aug 1899 (age 32) 20 Court Hill Road, Lewisham, Kent12
Burial 24 Aug 1899 Camberwell New Cemetery13
(See Thomas Harvey Cooper Burial Memo)

Wife: Helen ALEFOUNDER

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Helen ALEFOUNDER

Name: Helen ALEFOUNDER14,15
Sex: Female
Father: Alfred ALEFOUNDER (1833-1882)
Mother: Sarah Ann COOPER (1830-1916)
Birth Q1 1858 Shoreditch16
Appears to be registered as Ellen Alefounder, although, she is in the 1871 census and subsequent events as Helen. (Check this)
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 4) Shoreditch17
9 Dennis Place
Census 2 Apr 1871 (age 13) Shoreditch, London18
7 Willow Gardens, Shoreditch, London
Residence 3 Sep 1888 (age 30) 10 Cossall Street, Peckham, Surrey9
10 Cossall Street, Peckham, Surrey
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 31) Walthamstow, Essex10
38 Downsfield Road
Death 25 Jan 1892 (age 32) Walthamstow?19
Did she die in Childbirth? Son Herbert born at same time as her death.
Burial 1892 Walthamstow, Essex
Walthamstow Cemetery, Walthamstow, Essex

Child 1: Harold Charles Hillier COOPER

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Harold Charles Hillier COOPER

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Harold Charles Hillier COOPER, c. 1921, age 32

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Harold Charles Hillier COOPER

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Harold Charles Hillier COOPER

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Harold Charles Hillier COOPER

Name: Harold Charles Hillier COOPER
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Mary Alice PIKE ( - )
Spouse 2: Mary Mildred MCGUFFICKE (1905- )
Birth 5 Aug 1889 West Ham20
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 1) Walthamstow, Essex10
38 Downsfield Road
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 11) Lewisham, London21
20 Courthill Road
Emigration 31 Jan 1911 (age 21) from London, Middlesex to Australia22
via Cape Town

Child 2: Herbert Leonard COOPER

Name: Herbert Leonard COOPER
Sex: Male
Birth Q1 1892 Walthamstow, Essex23,24
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 9) Walthamstow, Essex23
7 Springfield Road
Emigration 17 Apr 1913 (age 21)25
Occupation Labourer26

Note on Marriage

Witnesses to the wedding:

Thomas Harvey Cooper, Thomas Harvey Cooper Jnr, and Alice Eliza Vogel (Thomas Jnr.'s future wife)9

Note on Husband: Charles Frederick COOPER - shared note

In 1881 the family were living at 67, Asylum Road, Old Kent Road, Peckham, [RG11/0691/16/25]

 

At his death he was living at 20 Court Hill Road, Lewisham, Kent.

 

The administrations were proved on 2nd Sep. 1899; amount £358/19/7.

 

Camberwell New Cemetery Burial Registers:

 

Entry 116549

 

Charles Frederick Cooper

Age 32 yrs,

20 Courthill Road, Lewisham

Bur 24th August 1899 by Frank Smith

Pvt Grave 16463, sq 57

Unconsecrated,

receipt: 119557

Note on Wife: Helen ALEFOUNDER

Deaths Mar 1892 - Cooper Helen 32 W. Ham 4a 19727

Sources

1St Mark's Parish Register, Peckham (Microfilm at London Metropolitan Archive).
Text From Source: St Mark's Parish Register, Peckham
Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: Page 31

1888 Marriage Solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of St Mark Peckham in the County of Surrey.
No: 62
When Married: September 3 1888
Name and Surname: Charles Frederick Cooper
Age: 21
Condition: Bachelor
Rank or Profession: Warehouseman
Residence at time of Marriage: 65 Burchell Road
Father's Name and Surname: Thomas Harvey Cooper
Rank or Profession of Father: Dyer
Name and Surname: Helen Pridgeon
Age: 28
Condition: Widow
Rank or Profession: -
Residence at time of Marriage: 10 Cossall Street
Father's Name and Surname: Arthur Alefounder
Rank or Profession of Father: Sadler deceased
Married in the New Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church of England after banns by me George Collett

This marriage was Solemnized between us: Charles Frederick Cooper
Helen Pridgeon

In the presence of us: Thomas Harvey Cooper
Alice Eliza Vogel
Thomas Harvey Cooper Jnr
London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, London, EC1R 0HB. Tel: 020 7332 3820.
2"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Search for Type: MARRIAGES Start date: Sep 1888 End date: Sep 1888
Volume: 1d Page: 1331

Whilst FreeBMD makes every effort to ensure accurate transcription, errors exist in both the original index and the transcription. You are advised to verify the reference given from a copy of the index before ordering a certificate.

Surname First name(s) District Vol Page

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Marriages Sep 1888
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COOPER Charles Frederick Camberwell 1d 1331
PRIDGEON Helen Camberwell 1d 1331
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
3"Charles Frederick Cooper & Helen Pridgeon 1888". Assessment: Primary evidence.
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Source: Charles Frederick Cooper & Helen Pridgeon 1888, Charles Frederick Cooper & Helen Pridgeon 1888

4"Charles Frederick Cooper & Helen Pridgeon 1888". Assessment: Primary evidence.
Ancestry. Web: http://www.ancestry.co.uk/.
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Source: Charles Frederick Cooper & Helen Pridgeon 1888, Charles Frederick Cooper & Helen Pridgeon 1888

5Taped conversation with Nelly Maude Jaques.
Text From Source: Taped conversation with Nelly Maude Jaques
Circa 1990.
Assessment: Primary evidence.
Graham Hoadly.
6"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Births Jun 1867
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Cooper Charles Frederick Bermondsey 1d 53
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
7"Census 1871 (Thomas Harvey Cooper) Bermondsey, Surrey RG10/640/15/23".
Text From Source: Thomas H Cooper Head 30 Surrey Camberwell
Harriet Cooper Wife 30 Middlesex Finsbury
Lucy C Cooper Daur 10 Surrey Bermondsey
Kate Cooper Daur 8 Middx London
Charles F Cooper Son 4 Surrey Bermondsey
Thomas H Cooper Son 1 Surrey Bermondsey
Baby Cooper Daur Under 1m Surrey Bermondsey
Assessment: Primary evidence.
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Source: Census 1871 (Thomas Harvey Cooper) Bermondsey, Surrey RG10/640/15/23, Thomas Harvey Cooper (a) 71

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Source: Census 1871 (Thomas Harvey Cooper) Bermondsey, Surrey RG10/640/15/23, Thomas Harvey Cooper (b) 71

8"Census 1881 (Thomas Harvey Cooper) Camberwell, Surrey RG11/0691/16/25".
Text From Source: Thomas H. COOPER Head M Male 40 Camberwell Dyer And Cleaner

Harriett COOPER Wife M Female 40 Shoreditch

Lucy COOPER Daur U Female 20 Bermondsey

Kate COOPER Daur U Female 18 Asfere St

Charles COOPER Son Male 14 Bermondsey

Thomas H. COOPER Son Male 11 Bermondsey Scholar

Edith COOPER Daur Female 9 Bermondsey Scholar

Harriett C. COOPER Daur Female 7 Peckham Scholar

Ernest COOPER Son Male 5 Old Kent Rd Scholar

Arthur COOPER Son Male 4 Old Kent Rd Scholar

Elizabeth COOPER Daur Female 2 Peckham

Loes R. COOPER Daur Female 1 Peckham
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Source: Census 1881 (Thomas Harvey Cooper) Camberwell, Surrey RG11/0691/16/25, Thomas Harvey Cooper 81

9St Mark's Parish Register, Peckham (Microfilm at London Metropolitan Archive).
Text From Source: St Mark's Parish Register, Peckham
Cit. Date: 1888. Assessment: Primary evidence.
London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, London, EC1R 0HB. Tel: 020 7332 3820.
10"Census 1891 (Charles Frederick Cooper) Walthamstow, Essex RG12/1354/108/25".
Text From Source: Chs Fred Cooper Head London Bermondsey
Helen Cooper Wife London Finsbury
Harold Chs Cooper Son Essex Walthamstow
John Pridgeon Stepson London Kingsland
Syd. W. Pridgeon Stepson Essex Walthamstow
Sarah A. Alefounder Lodger London Camberwell
Assessment: Secondary evidence.
11"Probate Indexes".
Principal Registry of the Family Division
Principal Probate Registry
First Avenue House
42-49 High Holborn
LONDON
WC1V 6NP

Visited by Graham Hoadly 20 June 2005.
Principal Registry Family Division, First Avenue House, 42-49 High Holborn, LONDON, WC1V 6NP. Tel: 020 7947 6946.
12"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Surname First name(s) Age District Vol Page

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Deaths Sep 1899
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Cooper Charles Frederick 32 Lewisham 1d 814
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
13Camberwell Cemetery Burial Records.
Text From Source: Burial Records at Camberwell Cemetery consulted by Graham Hoadly 6/5/1999
The Superintendent of Cemeteries, Camberwell New Cemetery, Brenchley Gardens, London, SE23 3RB.
14Will.
Text From Source: Wills (Somerset House, Strand, London)
Copy in possession of Graham Hoadly.
Principal Registry Family Division, First Avenue House, 42-49 High Holborn, LONDON, WC1V 6NP. Tel: 020 7947 6946.
15St Mark's Parish Register, Peckham (Microfilm at London Metropolitan Archive).
Text From Source: St Mark's Parish Register, Peckham
London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, London, EC1R 0HB. Tel: 020 7332 3820.
16"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Births Mar 1858
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Alefounder Ellen Shoreditch 1c 100
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
17"Census 1861 (Alfred Alefounder) Shoreditch RG9/233/49/15".
Text From Source: Alfred Alefounder Head 28 Middlesex Morfields
Sarah Anne " Wife 30 " Lambeth
Fredk " Son 8 " St Luke's
Kate " Dau 6 " More Fields
Elen " Dau 4 " More Fields
Alfred " Son 1 " Shoreditch
Assessment: Primary evidence.
18"Census 1871 (Alfred Alefounder) Shoreditch, London RG10/442/127/47".
Text From Source: Alfred Alefounder Head 38 Middlesex London
Sarah Alefounder Wife 40 Middlesex London
Frederick Alefounder son 17 Middlesex Finsbury
Kate Alefounder dau 15 Middlesex Finsbury
Helen Alefounder dau 13 Middlesex Finsbury
Alfred Alefounder son 10 Middlesex Finsbury
Sarah Burgess Visitor 6 Middlesex Finsbury
Assessment: Primary evidence.
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Source: Census 1871 (Alfred Alefounder) Shoreditch, London RG10/442/127/47, Alfred Alefounder 71

19Mrs Jan Cooper, "Information supplied by Mrs Jan Cooper".
Text From Source: Information supplied by Mrs Jan Cooper, of Pymble, NSW, Australia.
Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "I have burial notice for ... Helen Cooper d. Jan 25th 1892 age 32 at Walthamstow cemetery".
Letter to Graham Hoadly from Jan Cooper
Graham Hoadly.
20"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Births Sep 1889
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Cooper Harold Charles H W. Ham 4a 290
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
21"Census 1901 (Mary Cooper) Lewisham, London RG13/549/89/2".
Text From Source: Mary Cooper Head Wid 31 Glove Cleaner London Lambeth
Harold Cooper Son - 11 Essex Walthamstow
Frederick Cooper Son - 6 London Nunhead
May Cooper Dau - 4 London Nunhead
Susan Chowns Sister S 27 Glove Cleaner Mdx Uxbridge
Ruth Chowns Sister S 20 Glove Cleaner London Peckham
Assessment: Secondary evidence.
22"FindMyPast". Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Date of departure: 31 January 1911
Port of departure: London
Destination port: Cape
Destination country: South Africa
Ship: COMMONWEALTH
23"Census 1901 (Kate Laney) Walthamstow, Essex RG13/1623/84/19".
Text From Source: Census 1901 Walthamstow, Essex RG13/1623/84/19 (Kate Laney)

George H. Laney Head 40 London St Luke
Kate Laney Wife 44 London Finsbury
Lilian K. Laney Dau 17 London Dalston
Henry H. Laney Son 15 London Dalston
Clara A. Laney Dau 13 Essex Walthamstow
Herbert L.Cooper Nephew 9 Essex Walthamstow
Assessment: Primary evidence.
24"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Births Mar 1892 (>99%)
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Cooper Herbert Leonard W. Ham 4a 312
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
25"FindMyPast". Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Passenger lists leaving UK 1890-1960

Name: Herbert Leonard COOPER
Date of departure: 17 April 1913
Port of departure: London
Destination port: Sydney
Destination country: Australia

Date of Birth: 1892 (calculated from age)
Age: 21
Marital Status:
Sex: Male
Occupation: Labourer
Notes:
Passenger recorded on: Page 21 of 31

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The following people with the same last name travelled on this voyage: -
Joseph COOPER


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Ship: BENALLA
Official Number: 135322
Master's name: W C Simonds
Steamship Line: P & O Branch Service
Where bound: Australia
Square feet: 23002
Registered tonnage: 7025
Passengers on voyage: 1047
26Ibid. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
27"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Deaths Mar 1892 - Cooper Helen 32 W. Ham 4a 197
Also mentioned by Mrs Jan Cooper: "I have a burial notice for ... Helen Cooper etc."
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).