Person record: HOPKINS, Harry Walter  (c.1864-1910)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameHarry Walter HOPKINS
Alternative nameused pseudonym RODNEY, Paul
Relevance of this personcomposer of songs used with slide sets 
Main period of activity1880s-90s

Thanks to Margaret Bergh for help with identifying this person.

Son of Israel Chamberlin Hopkins (c.1824-1901), a landowner, and his wife Ellen Mary (née Walker). He appears to have never married and lived most of his life with his parents.

c.1864born atSt Pancras, London, England
1871-1901resident24 Regent's Park Road, London, England
2 April 1871~7census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/206.6.7
3 April 1881~17census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/182.60.10
– occupation “Pianist”
5 April 1891~27census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/118.77.7
– occupation “Professor of Music”
31 March 1901~37census record1901 Census of England and Wales
– occupation “Musical Composer”
1910residentHomeleigh, Lascelles Terrace, Eastbourne, Sussex (East), England
13 July 1910~46died atEastbourne, Sussex (East), England
9 September 1910archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1910 p.153
Lucerna ID no. 6001707Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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