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Family of George Augustus COOPER and Elizabeth GILBERT

Husband: George Augustus COOPER (bef1817- )
Wife: Elizabeth GILBERT (1818?- )
Children: Rosa Anne COOPER (1842-1908)
Thomas George COOPER (1844- )
Katherine Elizabeth COOPER (1845- )
Marriage 25 Dec 1841 Bermondsey, Southwark, Surrey1,2
St Mary's Church, Bermondsey

Husband: George Augustus COOPER

Name: George Augustus COOPER3,4
Sex: Male
Father: Thomas COOPER (bef1773-1845)
Mother: Sarah HELLYER (bef1777-1844)
Birth bef 17 Mar 1817 Chelsea, Middlesex5
Christening 17 Mar 1817 (age 0) St George Hanover Square, Middlesex6
St George Hanover Square, Middlesex
Census 6 Jun 1841 (age 24) Newington, Surrey7
Apollo Buildings, St Mary Newington, Lambeth, Surrey
Occupation 6 Jun 1841 (age 24) Clerk; Newington, Surrey7
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 34) Islington, Middlesex8
34 Arlington Square, Islington, Middlesex
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 34) Assistant Clerk; Islington, Middlesex8
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 44) Islington, Middlesex5
36, Park Street, Islington, Middlesex
Occupation 7 Apr 1861 (age 44) Clerk to the Trustees of Islington; Islington, Middlesex5

Wife: Elizabeth GILBERT

Name: Elizabeth GILBERT
Sex: Female
Father: William GILBERT ( - )
Mother: -
Birth 1818 (cal) Searle, Lincolnshire5
Census 6 Jun 1841 (age 20) Newington, Surrey7
Apollo Buildings, St Mary Newington, Lambeth, Surrey
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 37) Islington, Middlesex8
34 Arlington Square, Islington, Middlesex
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 43) Islington, Middlesex5
36, Park Street, Islington, Middlesex

Child 1: Rosa Anne COOPER

Name: Rosa Anne COOPER
Sex: Female
Spouse: Alexander Ross MANSON (1835- )
Birth Q3 1842 Lambeth, Surrey5,9
Christening 7 Apr 1847 (age 4) Islington, Middlesex10
St Paul Canonbury, Islington, Middlesex
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 8) Islington, Middlesex8
34 Arlington Square, Islington, Middlesex
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 18) Islington, Middlesex5
36, Park Street, Islington, Middlesex
Death 1908 (age 65-66) Ryde, NSW, Australia11

Child 2: Thomas George COOPER

Name: Thomas George COOPER
Sex: Male
Birth Q1 1844 St Martin-In-The-Fields, Wesminster, London5,12
Christening 7 Apr 1847 (age 3) Islington, Middlesex10
St Paul Canonbury, Islington, Middlesex
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 7) Islington, Middlesex8
34 Arlington Square, Islington, Middlesex
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 17) Islington, Middlesex5
36, Park Street, Islington, Middlesex
Occupation 7 Apr 1861 (age 17) Clerk in Islington Parochial Offices; Islington, Middlesex5

Child 3: Katherine Elizabeth COOPER

Name: Katherine Elizabeth COOPER
Sex: Female
Birth Q4 1845 Islington, Middlesex5,13
Christening 2 Jun 1847 (age 1) Islington, Middlesex14
St Paul Canonbury, Islington, Middlesex
London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 about Katherine Elizabeth Cooper
Name: Katherine Elizabeth Cooper
Record Type: Baptism
Estimated Birth Date: abt 1847
Baptism Date: 2 Jun 1847
Father's Name: George Augustus Cooper
Mother's Name: Elizabeth Cooper
Parish or Poor Law Union: Canonbury St Paul
Borough: Islington
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 5) Islington, Middlesex8
34 Arlington Square, Islington, Middlesex
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 15) Islington, Middlesex5
36, Park Street, Islington, Middlesex
Occupation 7 Apr 1861 (age 15) Scholar; Islington, Middlesex5

Sources

1Marriage certificate.
Text From Source: Marriage certificate (GRO St Catherine's House)
Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: Marriage Certificate:

1841 Marriage Solemnised at Parish Church in the Parish of St George Parish of Camberwell in the County of Surrey
No: 627
When Married: Dec 25
Name and Surname: George Augustus Cooper
Age: full age
Condition: Bachelor
Rank or Profession: Print Setter
Residence at time of Marriage: Apollo Build.
Father's Name and Surname: Thos. Cooper
Rank or Profession of Father: Gent
Name and Surname: Elizabeth Gilbert
Age: Same
Condition: Spinster
Rank or Profession: -
Residence at time of Marriage: Same
Father's Name and Surname: Wm. Gilbert
Rank or Profession of Father: Traveller

Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church after Banns by me M. C. Gibson [?] Rector

This marriage was Solemnised between us: George Augustus Cooper
Elizabeth Gilbert

In the presence of us: Louis Oates
Wm. Gilbert


CERTIFIED to be a true copy of an entry in the certified copy of a Register of Marriages in the Registration District of St Mary Magdelen Bermondsey Surrey
Given at the GENERAL REGISTER OFFICE, under the Seal of the said Office, the 2nd day of September 2004
St Catherine's House.
2"George Augustus Cooper & Elizabeth Gilbert 1841". Assessment: Primary evidence.
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Source: George Augustus Cooper & Elizabeth Gilbert 1841, George Augustus Cooper & Elizabeth Gilbert 1841

3Will.
Text From Source: Wills (Somerset House, Strand, London)
Copy in possession of Graham Hoadly.
Text From Source: IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN
I Thomas Cooper of Cottage Green, Camberwell being of sound and [?] mind and memory praised be Almighty God for [?] to make and publish my last will and testament in manner following that is to say [?] all my just debts funeral debts testamentary expenses be fully paid.
I desire to be buried in the same grave with my dear and beloved wife but in a plain and [?] manner.
I give and bequeath unto my son Frederick Hellyar one guinea and I hereby forego and give up all monies I may have [?] for monies paid to him and I do hereby also forgive him all trespasses against me as I hope my heavenly father will forgive me my trespasses and I hope my said son may hereafter see the error of his ways.
I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas William Cooper my silver [?] and plain mourning ring.
I give and bequeath unto my son Alfred Cooper my mourning ring engraved [?] and my shirt [?] pin.
I give and bequeath unto my dear daughters Sarah Caroline, Augusta Sarah and Elizabeth Jane all my household goods and furniture beds bedding table and other linen silver table and other spoons glass [?] and every article of household that may be in my dwelling at the time of my decease it being my will and mind that my said daughters shall have the[?] of my household furniture of every [?] kind the same to be divided between them by my executors in equitable just and fair proportions as to them shall seem [?] without showing favour to either party.
I give and bequeath unto my sons Thomas William, Alfred and George Augustus all monies due and owing to me and all the rest and residue of my estate and [?] to be equally divided between them share and share alike.
And I do hereby nominate [?] and appoint my said sons Thomas William Cooper and Alfred Cooper Executors of this my will and revoke all former wills by me at any time heretofore made and declare these presents only to [?] my last will and testament in witness whereof I have heretofore set my hand and seal this 24th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty five - Thomas Cooper [?] - signed sealed and published and [?] by the said Thomas Cooper[?] for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses - Jas Wells - Elizabeth Wilkinson -

Proved at london21st May 1845 before the worshipful Augustus [?] Barford [?] by the oaths of Thomas William Cooper and Alfred Cooper the sons the executors to whom Admon was granted having been first [?] to administer.
Principal Registry Family Division, First Avenue House, 42-49 High Holborn, LONDON, WC1V 6NP. Tel: 020 7947 6946.
4Marriage certificate.
Text From Source: Marriage certificate (GRO St Catherine's House)
Assessment: Primary evidence.
St Catherine's House.
5"Census 1861 (George Augustus Cooper) Islington, Middlesex RG9/125/74/19".
Text From Source: George A. Cooper Head 44 Middlesex Chelsea
Elizabeth Cooper Wife 43 Lincolnshire, Searle
Rosa A. Cooper Dau 18 Surrey, Lambeth
Thomas G. Cooper Son 17 Middlesex, St Martins in the Fields
Katherine E. Cooper Dau 15 Middlesex, Islington
Juliet Cripps Serv 18 Middlesex Kingsland [General Servant]
Assessment: Primary evidence.
6"George Augustus Cooper baptism".
Ancestry. Web: http://www.ancestry.co.uk/.
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Source: George Augustus Cooper baptism, George Augustus Cooper 1817

7"Census 1841 (George Augustus Cooper) Newington, Surrey HO107/1064/10/12/16".
Text From Source: Elizabeth Gilbert 20 No
George Cooper 24 Clerk No
Elizabeth Whales 15 Servant Yes
Assessment: Primary evidence.
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Source: Census 1841 (George Augustus Cooper) Newington, Surrey HO107/1064/10/12/16, Samuel Walker 41

8"Census 1851 (George Augustus Cooper) Islington, Middlesex H107/1502/97/44".
Text From Source: George A. Cooper Head 34 Assistant Clerk Chelsea Middlesex
Elizabeth Cooper Wife 37 Searle Lincoln
Rosa A. Cooper Daur 8 Walworth Surrey
George T. Cooper Daur 7 St Martin's Middlesex
Catherine E. CooperDaur 5 Islington Middlesex
Mary A. Cook Serv 18 St Lukes Middlesex
Assessment: Primary evidence.
9"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Name: Cooper, Rosa Anne
Record Type: Births
Quarter: September
Year: 1842
District: Newington
County: London Surrey
Volume: 4
Page: 347
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
10"Rose Ann & George Thomas Cooper baptism". Assessment: Primary evidence.
Ancestry. Web: http://www.ancestry.co.uk/.
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Source: Rose Ann & George Thomas Cooper baptism, Rose Ann & George Thomas Cooper 1847

11Karen Kenyon, "Karen Kenyon's Family Tree".
Information suppled to Graham Hoadly from Karen Kenyon (whose husband is the GG Grandson of Rosa Anne Cooper.).
Graham Hoadly.
12"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Name: COOPER, Thomas George
Record Type: Births
Quarter: March
Year: 1844
District: St Martin in the Fields
County: London Middlesex
Volume: 1
Page: 114
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
13Ibid. Assessment: Questionable.
Text From Source: Births Dec 1845 (99%)
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COOPER Catherine Islington 3 2[35]_
14"Rose Ann & George Thomas Cooper baptism".
Ancestry. Web: http://www.ancestry.co.uk/.
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Source: Rose Ann & George Thomas Cooper baptism, Rose Ann & George Thomas Cooper 1847