Family Tree – Cooper Family

William COOPER b [born]. c [circa]. 1690   = [married] 6 Mar 1717   Ann Donby
8 chn [children]

Thomas COOPER   = 22 May 1766   Elizabeth Brown
4 chn

eldest   John COOPER c. 1767   = 30 May 1799   Annie Edlington  c. 1773-1833
8 chn

eldest John COOPER   c. 1807   = 19 May 1823   Mary Cliffe c. 1806
12 chn

10th child
James COOPER 1841-1899   = 1   Mary Letitia Taylor   1841-1878
9 chn

= 2   Margarette Loughlin Vaughan 1856-1942
8 chn

3rd son
Laurence Taylor COOPER 1872-1923   = Sarah Ann McGregor 1871-1930
7 chn

John COOPER b. 1801 m [married] 19 May 1823    Mary Cliffe b. 1806

1  Charlotte b [born] 19 July 1825

2  Ann b 12 Oct 1828

3  Sarah b 1 Aug 1830

4  Elizabeth And Mary b 22 Nov 1832

5  Jane and John b 25 Feb 1835   d [died] 10 July 1835

6  Emma b 2 July 1837   m [married] Miles YOUDAN

1  Mary Adela b 1863   m Samuel DRURY b 1861 d 1941?

Constance Emily b 1898   m Miles HUTCHINSON b 1901 d 1968

Miles b 1926    m Margaret MONTGOMERY (1954)

Miles 1956-75

John b 1960   m Sandra PURVIS

Andrew 1990

Nicole 1992

Mary b 1929   m David SISSONS 1953 d 1985
rem [remarried] Archie CROOK 1989

Pauline   m Alan HARRIS
rem Hugh HUGHES

Simone b 1956

Joanne   m husband died

Marjorie Annie b 1901   m Norman KNIGHT

Edith Ursula 1902-87   m Robert INNES

2  Annie   m George APPLEYARD

George Killed WWI 1916

Grace   m Richard ATTEY

Joy d 5 yr [years]?

David   m Hazel
2 boys

John m Edith Woodward

Ruth (in Canada)
3 boys?

3  Albert m Mary Brightmore

1  Ethel    m Lewis ROBINSON

Mary   m John DUCKETT

1  David

2  Jane

3  Miles

boy

2  Archie   m Phyllis

Twins

David   m Esse White

Fiona   m Peter BURRELL

Claire   m Simon HOWARTH

3  Kathleen

4  Doris

5  John   m Nellie Youdan (cousin)

Patrick d 18 yrs

Andrew

4  Evaline

5  Florence   m W. POOL

Richard

6  Edith

7  Harold

Miles   m Annie NEWBORN

Steven

Nellie   m John YOUDAN (Cousin)

8  William
3 girls & [and] 1 boy

9 & 10  Twins d in infancy

9  William b 11 Sept 1839
(went to U.S.A. )
(Buried at Haxey)

10  James b 14 Mar 1841
(Separate Page)

11 12  Thomas & Jane b Aug 1844 d aged 3 wks [weeks]

Source: D. Stevenson
Haxey Parish Records 1813-53
“ Census 1841

James Cooper
b [born] 14 Mar 1841
d [died] 6 Oct 1899 aged 68 yrs [years]
m [married] 5 Aug 1865

Mary Letitia Taylor – daughter of Thomas & [and] Catherine Taylor,
b 1841? In Birr, Offally Ireland
d 17 Sept 1878  aged 37 yrs

1  John
b 5 May 1866
d 24 Jan 1867

2  Mary Letitia
b 7 July 1867
m 31 Aug 1895   George Symonds

3  William    m Ruby Wise

Letitia (Letty) m William NICHOLSON

William
Ian
John

Dora May b 1904
m William PATTERSON

Barbara Marion m Lindsay BELL

Thomas
Anne

Marion (May) b 1906
m Basil JONES

Lloyd
Kerry

3  Dora Teresa b 15 Oct 1868
m 12 Sept 1903   Peter McHARDY
d 20th Jan 1925

4  James William b 7 May 1870
m 1 July 1893   Olinda Melley (Separate Page)

5  Laurence Taylor b 10 Jan 1872

m 27 Apr 1897   Sarah Ann McGREGOR

d 23 Dec 1923 Aged 51 yrs
(separate page)

6  John Thomas b 20 Feb 1874
d 24 Sept 1874

7  ?John

8  Francis b 10 July 1875

m    Annie PALETHORP
d ?1971 aged 96 yrs?
(separate page)

Francis
Lawrence (Butler)
Dorothea
Annie
Selwyn (Sam)
Leonard
Letitia (drowned)
Linda (Mickey)

[Francis 1875] m. Maisie Evelyn Wilson d Sep 2008

Frank
Letitia
Patricia
James
Margaret

*Letitia and James met at Te Mata (Chambers). She was a maidservant and he a general farmhand.
Later owned his own farm till bank crash. Sold up and became a coachman. Suffered from arthritis due to working in inclement weather.

James came out from England possibly on the ‘War Spirit’ 1863.
He worked 1st on ‘Gwavas’ then for the Chambers at ‘Te Mata’.
In 1863 he won a ploughing competition in Havelock North.

James Laurence COOPER b [born] 14 Mar 1841 d [died] 6 Oct 1899
rem [remarried] 7 Aug 1879   Margarette Loughlin VAUGHAN of Gloucestershire
b 9 Mar 1856, d [died] 6 Apr 1942 at Pahiatua

1  Charlotte Maude b 30 June 1880    d 26 Jan 1916
m [married] 1 Jan 1903   Frederick THORP d 29 Sept 1947
(Maude was a brilliant maths student)

Marjorie m   ELLIS
John (Jack)
Frederick

Margaret (Peggy) m Owen WOODHOUSE
b 4  Aug 1914

Catherine (Kitty) (Unmarried)

[Frederick THORP] rem [remarried]   Marion Jackson

Tom
Nancy
Eric

Marion and Hilda Adams (s [sister]-in-law) ran a hospital together in Napier.
Kitty (youngest of 1st family) was cared for in hospital till Marion married Fred.

2  Bertrand b 17 Jan 1882
m 17 Oct 1906?   Sarah Adeline Banks

Patricia Mary (Molly)

(Bertrand spent years in Malaysia & [and] Singapore as a surveyor)

Rose Caroline b 21 Dec 1883
m 7 Aug 1906   Vivian CLENDON

1  Thomas Vivian (Tommy) building consultant b 27 Sept 1907
d 23 May 1997 (in his 90th yr [year])
m Sheila
10 chn [children]

2  Arthur Cooper b 29 Sept 1908

3  Hazel Dorothy Evelyn b 31 Oct 1913

4  Lorna Christine b 16 June 1923

4  Hilda Mary b 28 Feb 1885
m 4 Jan 1915   Robert Tasman ADAMS
(Top student in nursing)

1  Mary Vaughan b 11 Feb 1916

2  John Lewis b 17 Oct 1917
m 8 Oct 1942   Lucy Harkness

Rem   Ann

3  Cliffe b 9 Sept 1919
m   Diana

4  Robert Julian

5  Donald Bertrand

5  Harry Oswald b 6 Dec 1886
m 20 Nov 1912   Lilian Kate White
d 24 May 1958 (separate page)

6  Tom Lester b 18 Apr 1889
d 15 Feb 1909 aged 19 yr [year] 10 mths [months]
drowned in Wanganui R.

7  Margaret Letitia b 19 Jan 1893
m 2 June 1920   Edgar Buckley WORSNOP
d Nov 1983

1  Laurence Cooper (Laurie) b 14 Sept 1921
m   Maisie Catherine Douglas

2 adopted chn [children) Linda & Jeffrey

2  Bertrand (Bert) b 4 July 1923
m 1949   Margaret

4 chn – Bertrand, Jane, Rachel, Naomi

1 adopted Raymond GUILFORD

3  Frederick (Fred) b 16 Feb 1931
m 1954   Barbara Ferbrache

2 chn Elizabeth Ann, Pamela

*Reputed that James proposed to Margarette en route from Clive where her family had land while driving the coach. Women were scarce – so be in!
James died when youngest was 3. He sired 17 chn. Now buried inside the gates of Havelock Nth cemetery.

[…] Thorp bought […]necroft’ Exmoor Rd., […]holiday house.

[…]ere Grandma Cooper lived with Aunt Dora, while the chn came & went.

Laurence Cooper moved to Australia

James William COOPER b [born] 7 May 1870
m [married] 1 July 1893   Olinda Melly
d [died] 1937

He changed his name to TAYLOR

1  Frank m   Constance Porter
d July 1919 (W.W.I wounds)

2  Ethel Letitia

3  Bryson Cooper b 1 Jan 1899
m 10 Jan 1928   Doris York
d 10 July 1979 (Parkinson’s & [and] stroke)

1  Lindley Bryson b 24 Feb 1930

2  Carol Bryson b 25 Nov 1931
m   Neville DANIELS

Christopher
Coralie
Paul
Leesa

3  Donald Bryson b 2 June 1943
m r div [divorced]
no chn

4  Lucy Isobel b 21 Oct 1903
m    Percy Rofe
d 29 Mar 1992 (aged 88 yr [year])
(music teacher
collected folk songs
good voice)

5  Robert Vaughan d U.S.A.

Lloyd

6  Allan McHardy

7  Noelle Evelyn b 1912?
m   Paul MASON
d 15 Aug 199?

Ingrid Annabel b 1952
m   Robert CHAN

Robin Alexander div. rem [remarried]. Royden McKILLOP

Catherine
Alissa

Paul Rodr[…] b 1954
m   Margaret […] (doctor)

Collette

Source: Lindley Taylor.

3rd son of James & [and] Letitia

Laurence Taylor COOPER b [born] 10 Jan 1872
m [married] 27 Apr 1897   Sarah Ann McGregor b 4 Dec 1871  d [died] 9 Jan 1930 (aged 59 yrs [years])
d 23 Dec 1923 (aged 51 yrs)

1  James Laurence b 27 Jan 1898
m 15 Dec 1920   Gwendoline F.E. Tickell b 11 Dec 1890
d 25 May 1954
rem [remarried]. Ana Collins

James Richard (Tim) b 30 Sept 1921
m   Mabel Douglas

1  Douglas

Susan

2  Adrian John b 18 Feb 1923
m   Ethene Somerville

Michael
Lachlan
Stuart

3  Mary Laurence b 22 Aug 1924
m   Desborough RICHARDSON

Hilary
Lynn
Anthony

4  Michael b 23 Feb 1931
m   Janice

2  Tom Alexander b 13 Aug 1899  d 3 June 1971
m   Maud Elizabeth Gray b 22 Dec 1905 d 9 Dec 1954 (separate page)

3  Margaretta Isabel (Madge) b 6 July 1901  d Mar 1978
m Rere Maurice FIELD (His 3rd wife)
no chn (children)

4  Thelma Anne b 13 Oct 1903
m 11 July 1932   Joseph F. PORTER

1  Margaretta Sarah Gllen (Sally) b 21 Apr 1935
m   Peter COMBLY

2  Joanna Thelma Isabel (Jan) b 30 Mar 1939

3  Billie Rosemary Jane b 21 Oct 1940
m   Brian CAMPBELL

5  Laurence Neil (Laurie) b 11 Sept 1906  d 1966
m   Madge Ainsley

1  Adrienne Jill b 6 July
m   Barry O’DOWDA
5 chn

2  Helen McGregor
m   Tony DOHERTY
2 boys

3  Richard Laurence McGregor (Dick) b 8 Oct 1946

6  Richard Seddon b 2 July 1908
d 15 Feb 1933 (aged 25 yrs) result of accident

Malcolm McGregor b 17 Aug 1910  d 1 Sept 1989
m   Hilary Matthe[…] b 1937  d 1992

1  Barbara Margaret b 30 June 1938
m   John CRAVEN 19 Dec 1962

2  Diana Emily b 28 Sept 1940
m   Martin THOMPSON
rem Michael STEVENSON (separate page)

3  Cynthia Florence b 28 Sept 1940
m   Dai MORRIS

(2nd son of James & [and] Margarette)

Harry Oswald COOPER b [born] 5 Dec 1886
m [married] 20 Nov 1912   Lilian Kate White
d [died] 24 May 1958

1  Harry Gordon b 10 Sept 1913
m 31 Aug 1940   Evelyn Mary Harriss

1  Robert Dowding b 17 June 1942

Nicholas
Sarah

2  David Gordon b 10 Jan 1944

Rachel
Stephanie
Megan

3  Wendy Jane b 2 Nov 1946
m   Peter WILSON

Raymond
Peter
Rebecca
Louise
Shelley

4  Patricia Margaret b 26 Jan 1948
m   Keith Begley

Hamish
Robyn

rem [remarried[ Colin MICHIE

2  John Hartland (Jack) b 11 May 1915
m 19 Apr 1947  Alice Mary Gray (Peggy)

Karen Mary b 22 May 1948
(Dr. in plant research at Havelock Nth)

4  Joan b 27 Feb 1920
m   James GRAY

3  Brian Vaughan b 16 Jun 1918
m Pauline Beatrice
Florence Cart[…]

1  Peter Vaughan b 8 May 1946

2  Aleata Helen b 2 Mar 1948

3  Donald Jam[…]
b 8 Dec 19[…]

Margaret Letitia b [born] 19 Jan 1893
m [married] 2 June 1920    Edgar Buckley Worsnop b 12 Dec 1896  d [died] 1967
d Nov 1983

Laurence Cooper (Laurie) b 14 Sept 1921
m 20 Dec 1947   Maisie Catherine Douglas

Aline Lynda (adopted) b 18 Apr 1953
m 1973   Eric MIKKELSON
d 6 Mar 1984

Cheryl Maud b 27 May 1983

Brendan Laurence (adopted) b 22 Nov 1978

partner: Richard Stephen RAWSTON b 21 June 1949

Jeffrey Laurence Steven b 8 May 1955 (adopted)
m 1978   Sandra Margaret Gillum b 12 Apr 1955

1  Steven James b 17 Feb 1978

2  Stacey Anne b 10 Apr 1979

3  Haley Marie b 2 Sept 1981

4  Michael Laurence b 20 Aug 1984

Bertrand (Bert) Harold b 4 July 1923
m 1949   Margaret Alice Peers b 4 Oct 1926  d 1992

1  Bertrand James b 31 May 1950
m   Kathleen J.M b 15 May 1954

1  Christopher David b 1 Mar 1977

2  Julie Rose b 17 Aug 1978

3  Nathan Robert b 3 Mar 1980

2  Jane Marie b 25 Apr 1951
m   Ian P. WOODHOUSE

1  Paul Vincent b 21 June 1974

2  Andrew Mark b 16 June 1976

3  Laura Jane b 18 Mar 1981

3  Rachel Elizabeth b 21 Nov 1954
m   John C. ELLIS

1  Timothy Edward b 21 Aug 1979

3  Charlotte Victoria b 11 Feb 1981

3  Samuel Vincent b 27 June 1984

4  (Chris. stillborn)

5  Naomi Margaret b 8 July 1958
m   Stuart WHEELER

1  Edward Chas b 21 Feb 1992

2  Josephine Pearl b 3 Sept 1995

6  Raymond Robert GUILFORD (adopted) b 7 Aug 1951
m   Llada Chalerm b 16 Sept 1949

1  Michael Robert b 16 Feb 1983

2  Benjamin b 22 Dec 1986

Frederick (Fred) James b 16 Feb 1931
m 1954   Barbara Lena Ferbrache b 30 Apr 1931 or 2

Elizabeth Anne b 2 May 195?
m Paul Ian DUNCAN

Carole Monique b 20 Nov 1984

Pamela Mary b 10 June 1960

James Laurence COOPER b [born] 27 Jan 1898
m [married] 15 Dec 1920   Florence Gwendoline Frances Elizabeth Tickell b 11 Dec 1890   d [died] 7 Mar 1943
rem [remarried] Ana Collins (1895-1974)

1  James Richard (Tim) b 30 Sept 1921
m Mabel Douglas b 4 Aug 1921
d 21 Aug 1989

1 Douglas b 2 Apr 1950
m Sandra Mary Stevenson

2  Susan b 14 Apr 1955

2  Adrian John b 13 Feb 1923
m 21 May 1947   Ethene Somerville
d 11 Feb 1990

1  Michael b 30 June 1948

Katie b 7 Feb 1979

2  Lachlan Grant b 5 Oct 1950
m 29 Oct 1973   Sandra

3  Stuart b 16 Aug 1955
m 16 Jan 1981   Wilma

3  Mary Laurence b 22 Aug 1924 m Desborough RICHARDSON

Hilary
Lynn
Anthony

4  Michael b 23 Feb 1931
m 1959    Janice div [divorced] 1982

Blair b 14 Oct 1960

Shelley b 4 July 1962

Mark b 21 Sept 1967

Adri[…] b 17 Feb 197[…]

Tom Alexander COOPER   2nd son of Laurence T.   b [born] 13 Aug 1899
m [married] 1929   Maud Elizabeth Gray b 22 Dec 1905  d [died] 9 Dec 1954 (aged 48 yrs [years] 11 mths [months])
d 3 June 1971

Laurence Taylor b 6 Feb 1930
m Patricia M. Furlong b 31 Jan 1934

1  Philip Wayne b 15 Jan 1952 m Elizabeth Long

Caroline b 17 Apr 1981

Clair b 27 Jan 1984

James Thomas b 16 Sept 1986

2  Brent Laurence b 12 Sept 1958

3  (Tom) Thomas Gray b 7 Jan 1955
m   Gabrielle Jones

Lisa Barbara b 18 Apr 1975

4  Gregory David b 29 Oct 1969

2  Elizabeth Ann b 2 Dec 1931
d 5 Nov 1972 (result of car accident)
m   Desmond WARMAN

1  Christine

2  Diane

3  Stephanie b 21 Oct

4  Jeremy b 21 Oct

3  Beverly Maude b 22 Apr 1933
m 2 Jan 1954 Brian Alec MUGGERIDGE

1  Kay Maree b 1 June 1955
m 21 Jan 1978 Craig D. SIMPSON

Benjamin Craig b 30 Dec 1980

Kurt McGregor b 12 Oct 1982

2  Jann Isabel b 24 May 1956
m 10 Jan 1988   David A. SINGER

Rachel Ann b 2 Nov 1988

Jeremy Brian b 1 July 1992

3  Sandra Leigh b 8 June 1957
m 6 June 1981   Donald A. WHYTE

Glen Alec b 16 Oct 1983

Angela Josephine b 18 Apr 1985

4  Bruce McGregor b 23 Aug 1959
m 25 Jan 1986   Johanne Marsh

Kylie Jane b 29 Apr 1987

Garth Steven b 13 Mar 1990

4  Isabel Dorothy b 10 Mar 1939
m F. J. BRITTAIN

Linda b 9 June

Karen
Lisa
Carl

Rem [remarried] John LAERES

Johnny

5  Patricia Margaret b 24 Sep 1942

Malcolm McGregor COOPER (5th son of Laurence T.) b [born] 17 Aug 1910
m [married] Sept 1937   Hilary Margaret Cecilia Mathews b 31 Mar 1917  d 20 July 1992
d 1 Sept 1989

Barbara Margaret b 30 June 1938
m   John CRAVEN

[…]son b 9 May 1983

[…]ville

[…]arc

2  Nicola

3  Caroline

4  Zoe Cecilia

2  Wilfred Peter b 5 June 1964
m   Carolyn Pott

Joanna b 26 May 1994

Richard

3  David James b 12 Mar 1966
m   Valerie Knight

Benjamin

Michael

4  Robin John b 7 Mar 1968
m 4 Jun 1994   Janet WHEELER

Ashleigh Cooper b 5 Dec 1996

2  Diana Emily b 28 Sept 1940 (twin)
m   Martin THOMPSON

Michael b 6 Feb 1962

Fiona b 13 Feb b 1963

Phillip b 13 Oct 1966
m   Emma

George

Frederick

rem [remarried] Michael Stevenson

3  Cynthia Florence b 28 Sept 1940  (twin)
m   Dai MORRIS June 1966

1  Sally Hilary Olwen b 18 Aug 1967
m 1989   Roderick HANCOCK

Joshua b 19 June 1997

2  David Malcolm G[…] b 6 Feb 1969

Original digital file

CooperFT863_FamilyTree.pdf

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Paper document

Additional information

Frank Cooper’s immediate family only

Accession number

863/1789/40705

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