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. His brother-in-law, Robert Stewardson, is also in the Roll of Honour.
1918 Crich voters
Thomas Hopkinson, Crich Carr; absent on military service.
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.