Photos courtesyRuth Willmore
Thomas was born at Oakerthorpe, Derbyshire, on 13 July 1895 and worked as a grocer’s errand boy. After the war he returned to Crich and in 1922 married Adelaide May Stewardson. During the inter-war years Thomas worked as a grocer and confectioner at a shop attached to the Picture House cinema at Crich. He later became a clerk at Stevenson’s Dye Works at Ambergate. Thomas Humphrey Hopkinson passed away at his son’s home at Openwoodgate, Belper, on 29 January 1976, aged eighty years.
1918 Crich voters
Thomas Hopkinson, Crich Carr; absent on military service.
1939 Register: the Common, Crich
Thomas Hopkinson b.13 July 1895; grocers assistant
one closed record
Thomas married Adelaine May Stewardson (sister of Robert Stewardson) in 1922; she died in 1937 June qtr (Belper reg district)
1901: Parkhead, Crich
|Job||Hopkinson||Head||32||Limestone quarryman||S. Wingfield|
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1911: Parkhead, Crich
|Job||Hopkinson||Head||42||Jobbing gardener||S. Wingfield|
|Thomas Humphrey||Hopkinson||son||15||Errand boy grocers||S. Wingfield|
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Thomas Hopkinson's brother George Hopkinson is also on the Roll of Honour.