HOPSON, Harriet Priscilla

c.1864 - 1882

Harriet was baptised at Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire on 13 January 1864, daughter of Edmund Hopson, an ironmonger, and his wife Harriet Matilda née Evans, who married at St Saviour Southwark, London in 1862. By 1866 they had moved to Ipswich where Edmund died in 1870, aged 51. In 1871 a 7 year old living at Rope Walk, Ipswich with her 34 year old widowed mother Harriet and two siblings, Edmund H. 4 and Frederick W. 2, both born in Ipswich. She was awarded a certificate and a prize for her freehand drawing at the Ipwich School of Science & Art in 1880. She was buried in Ipswich Cemetery in 1882.