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Mr. E. Fowler’s Pottery

[Benjamin Hopping was working for Fowler as a brickmaker at this time.] The following article appeared in the Illustrated Sydney News 16 October 1865: MR. E. FOWLER’S POTTERY. WE have recently had the pleasure of inspecting the Pottery Manufactory of Mr. E. Fowler, situate at […]

Sarah Ann Hughes

[Sarah Ann Hughes was my great-great-grandmother] Sarah was the daughter of Mary and brickmaker Thomas Francis Hughes. She was born in West Drayton on 29 March 1838. Sarah was under age and living in Essex when she married Benjamin HOPPING at St John the Baptist […]

Benjamin Jacob HOPPING

[Benjamin Jacob HOPPING was my great-great-grandfather] Benjamin Jacob HOPPING was born in Bedfont, Chelsea,Middlesex, England. He was the 4th son of Hanna RACKLIFF and Daniel HOPPING (and grandson of Edward HOPPING and Jane FAIRFAX) . He was born on 18th September, 1832 and grew up […]