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Name: Henry Hamper

Burial Number: 0379

Gender: Male

Occupation: Hosier

Born: 25/05/1817

Died: 00/01/1902

Buried: 04/02/1902


Henry Hamper was born on 25th May 1817 in Whitechapel, he was baptised on 7th September 1817 at St. Botolphs, Aldgate, London. Henry was the son of William Hamper, 32yrs, Hosier, and Mary Ann, 30yrs, nee Thomson, he had 3 siblings, William b.1809, Mary Ann b.1811, and Ellen b.1814, the family lived in Aldgate High Street.

Henry’s father died in 1838, the hosiery business was continued by his mother, brother, William, and Henry, who were living in Threadneedle Street, City of London. It eventually expanded from hosiery and gloves to outfitters and general shop.

In 1847, aged 30yrs, Henry married Caroline Harriett Mullins, 24yrs, in The Strand, London, they had 2 children, Laura Caroline, b.1850, and Harry, b.1852.

By 1861 the family had moved to Hampstead, where they lived for about 30yrs, Henry continued in the hosiery and outfitters business, later with his son, Harry. They traded as Hamper & Son, Old Broad Street, London, and in October 1895 went into receivership under the Bankruptcy Act.

Henry’s daughter, Laura, had married a solicitor, Henshall Fereday, in 1880, they had 3 children and appeared to have all lived with her parents, joining them when Henry and Caroline retired to Worthing, Sussex, where they lived at Montague Place. Henry was widowed in 1900 and died in January 1902, aged 85yrs. (Registered as 82yrs) No probate.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Henry Hamper

Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 3 Plot: 16

Exact Location (what3words): slams.mental.cloth

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Further Information


Name: Henry Hamper

Gender: Male

Born: 25/05/1817

Town: Unknown

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: /04/1847

Spouse First Name: Caroline

Spouse Second Name: Harriette

Spouse Last Name: Mullins

Town of Marriage: Westminster

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 00/01/1902

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 14

Address line 3: Montague Place

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at 56, Threadneedle Street, City of London. Mary Hamper, Hd. widow, 50yrs, Hosier, son, William, 30yrs, daughters, Ann, 25yrs, Ellen, 26yrs, and son, Henry, 20yrs, Hosier.


Living at 56, Threadneedle Street, City of London. William Hamper, Hd. 34yrs, Hosier/Glover, brother, Henry, 33yrs, Hosier/Glover, sister-in-law, Caroline Hamper, 28yrs, niece, Laura, 13months, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 3, Upper Eaton Place, Hampstead, Middlesex. Henry Hamper, Hd. 42yrs, Outfitter, wife, Caroline, 37yrs, daughter, Laura, 11yrs, son, Harry, 9yrs.


Living at 15, Park Road, Hampstead, London. Henry Hamper, Hd. 49yrs, Outfitter, wife, Caroline, 41yrs, daughter, Laura, 21yrs, son, Harry, 19yrs, Outfitter, niece, Alice Toplady, 22yrs, nephew, Henry Toplady, 21yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at 15, Park Road, Hampstead, London. Henry Hamper, Hd. 60yrs, Outfitter/General Shop, wife, Caroline, 55yrs, daughter, Laura Fereday, 30yrs, son, Harry, 28yrs, Outfitter, son-in-law, Henshall Fereday, 29yrs, Solicitor, granddaughter, Violet Fereday, 3weeks, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at 15, Park Road, Hampstead, London. Henry Hamper, Hd. 68yrs, Outfitter/Hosier, wife, Caroline, 64yrs, daughter, Laura Fereday, 40yrs, son-in-law, Henshall Fereday, 38yrs, Solicitor, granddaughter, Violet Fereday, 10yrs, grandsons, Stanley, 8yrs, Clive, 5yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at 14, Montague Place, Worthing, Sussex. Henshall Fereday, Hd. 49yrs, Solicitor, wife, Laura, 50yrs, daughter, Violet, 20yrs, sons, Stanley, 19yrs, Clive, 15yrs, grandfather, Henry Hamper, 80yrs, retired hosier.

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