The Hopping Emigration:
I understand that the first HOPPING to emigrate went to CANADA.
In the 1850s there was a family emigration. They went three ways:
2. New Zealand
Bound for Australia
Three of the four sons of Daniel and Hanna HOPPING of CAMDEN TOWN, England, emigrated to Australia. The whereabouts of the fourth son, Daniel, is unknown. He was born in 1818.
William HOPPING and his wife, Lavinia, left Southampton on 24th August 1853. They sailed on the Hertfordshire as assisted immigrants and arrived in Sydney on 10th December 1853. William was a 33 yer old brickmaker and Lavinia was 34.
Charles HOPPING and his wife Charlotte left Newcastle on 10th March 1855. They sailed on the Libertas as assisted immigrants and arrived in Sydney on 28th June, 1855. Charles was a 32 year old brickmaker and Charlotte ws 37.
Benjamin HOPPING and his wife Sarah left Southampton on 16th December 1855. They sailed on the Maitland as assisted immigrants and arrived in Sydney on 24th Aril 1856. Benjamin was a 23 year old brickmaker and Sarah was 20.