'Hooper1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hooper of Boveridge, Hooper of Sarum (Salisbury), Hooper of Stockbury

Berry describes the following family's coat of arms as "Per pale or and erm. a tower, triple towered, sa.".
James Hooper of Halberton, Devon
BHO ('The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent', vol 5, 'Parishes: Stockbury') identifies James as father of ...
1. John Hooper of (Halberton then) Stockbury, Kent (d 1548) the first mentioned by Visitation
  m. Frances Roberts (dau of Sir Thomas Roberts of Glassenbury)
  A. Thomas Hooper of Stockbury
  m. Dorothy Burrell (dau of Ninion Burrell of Cuckfield)
  i. Walter Hooper of Stockbury (a 1663, of the Inner Temple)
  Visitation ends with this generation. We speculate that Walter was father of ...
  a. Thomas Hooper of Stockbury the first mentioned by Berry
m. Finch Allen ?? (widow of Rev. _ Mells)
  (1) William Hooper of London & Leeds Abbey (d 26.12.1758)
  m. Sarah Coleman of London)
  (A) Sarah Hooper (dsp 1761)
  m1. _ Steed
  m2. William Hugesen of Stodmarsh
  (B) Dorothy Hooper
  m. Robert Radcliffe
  (2) Jane Hooper (b c1707, d 05.11.1753)
m. William Jumper (b c1707, d 1736, son of Sir William)
  (A) William Jumper of Wingham
  (3) Catherine Hooper
  m. Rev. Theodore Delafage
  (A) daughter
  (4)+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas (d 1727), Finch (d 1720)
  ii.+ other issue - John, Dorothy
  B. Frances Hooper (bur 07.09.1673) apparently of this generation
  m. Walter Burrell of Cuckfield



Visitation (Wiltshire, 1623, 'Hooper') describes the following family's coat of arms as "Or, on a fess between three boars passant azure, as many annulets of the field". That suggests that there was no known connection between this family and that shown above. Visitation (Wiltshire) starts with the following John, shown as brother of Ellis.
John Hooper of Sarum, Wiltshire
m. Agnes Porte (d before 02.01.1588/9, dau/coheir of John Porte, son/heir of John son/heir of John son/heir (by Nichola of Guernsey) of Nicholas Porte of Poole)
1. John Hooper of Sarum (d before 22.06.1572)
  m. Elizabeth Chafin (dau of Thomas Chafin of Sarum)
  A. Henry Hooper of Sarum (dsp, 2nd son)
  m. Bridget Creswell (dau of Thomas Creswell of Odiam)
B.+ other issue - John (dsp), George (dsp), Jewell (dsp), Robert, Catherina, Anna, Mary
2. Giles (Egidius) Hooper of Salisbury (d before 05.12.1558)
  A.+ issue (dvp?) - John, William
3. Edward Hooper of Boveridge (Boveradge or Boveredge), Dorset (d before 07.05.1619, 56th son)
  m. Dorothy Mussell (dau of Nicholas Musssell of Steple Langford)
  A. Thomas Hooper of Boveridge (b 1571-2, d 14.09.1638)
m. Catherine Eyre (b c1571, d 11.03.1637/8, dau of Thomas Eyre of Sarum)
  i. Edward Hooper 'of Boveridge' (b c1593, a 1623)
  m. Anna Moore (b c1607, d 15.01.1637/8, dau/coheir of John Moore of Southampton ("Sergent at law"))
  a. Maria Hooper (b c1621? sb 1615-6?, d 09.04.1688)
  m1. Jo. Bruen of Dorset
  Visitation (Dorset) shows, in italics (presumably added by the Harleian editor), Maria (b c1621) married as above. This appears to be the Mary (b 1615-6, d 09.04.1688, coheir) who (also) married ...
  m2. Robert Coker (b c1617, d 1698)
  b.+ other issee - Edward, Thomas (dsp 1646), Katherine
  ii. Catherina Hooper
  m. Richard Swaine (son/heir of John of Gunvile)
  iii. Elizabeth Hooper
  m. Edmond Chadwell of Ebesborne
  iv.+ other issue (a 1623) - Giles (b c1599), Thomas (b c1602)
  B. Thomas Hooper of Sarum (2nd Thomas)
m1. (23.04.1610) Martha Banes
  m2. (11.12.1611-2) Maria Banes (dau of Robert Banes of Sarum)
  i. Robert Hooper (dsp)
  C. James Hooper
  D. Maria Hooper
  m. John Toppe of Stockton (d 1632)
  E. Catherina Hooper
  m. Edward Downes of Orston St. Mary
  F. Dorothea Hooper
  m. Edward Berkley of Woodborow
  G. Martha Hooper
  m. Giles Franklin of Wroughton
  H. Honora Hooper
  m. William Whittaker of Shaftesbury (of the Middle Temple)
4. Sibilla Hooper
  m. John Bedell of Amesbury
5. johanna Hooper
  m. Richard Makerell
6. Elizabeth Hooper
  m. _ Maton
7.+ other issue - Robert (dsp, Master of Balioll College, Oxford), Thomas (dsp), Simon

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Kent, 1663, 'Hooper'), CountyGen (Berry, Kent, p477)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Wiltshire, 1623, 'Hooper'), Visitation (Dorset, 1623, 'Hooper')
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