Mary Hooper

(circa 1808 - 1875)

Personal details


     Mary was born circa 1808 in Drayton, EnglandG.1,2 She was the daughter of William Hooper and Grace Lloyd. As of circa 1829 her married name was House.2,3


     She died on 2 April 1875 in Harbour Street off Hay Street, Sydney, AustraliaG. The official cause of death was chronic diarrhoea. She was survived by 3 sons and 4 daughters and was predeceased by 3 sons.2 Her body was interred on 4 April 1875 in Balmain C of E Cemetery, Leichhardt, AustraliaG. There does not appear to have been a minister of religion involved in her burial.2

Family life


     She married John House circa 1829 in Drayton, EnglandG.2,3

Children of Mary Hooper and John House

Life event details

Census, occupation and residence information

  • On 4 September 1856 Mary Hooper was occupied as a farmhouse servant.1

Witnessed events



  1. [S76] House and Hope families, Lloyds Passenger List, 1856.
  2. [S98] Death Certificate for Mary House, 928/1875, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 2 April 1875.
  3. [S147] Death Certificate for John House, 2062/1888, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 13 Dec 1888.
  4. [S198] Death Certificate for Grace Flowerdew, 11694/1900, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 8 Oct 1900.
  5. [S97] Marriage Certificate for John Flowerdew and Grace House, Number 1196, Volume 1870, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 22 December 1870.
  6. [S168] Birth Certificate for Grace House, BXBZ 305388, General Register Office, England, 7 Sep 1845.


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