Person    | Male  Born 1612  Died 10/7/1697

Sir William Hooker, Lord Mayor

Categories: Lord Mayor

Lord Mayor of London, 1673-4. Moved to Greenwich in 1665 to escape the plague. President of the Guild of Master Grocers from 1679-1680, and President of St Thomas’ Hospital 1683 – 1688. Died The Grange, Crooms Hill, Greenwich.

2019: Via Facebook Rebel Rebel reports that "his sons took his wife's surname and were all coppingers", but provides no evidence for this interesting story, nor explanation. Our genealogy consultant, Andrew Behan, tells us (see Royal Descent) that Hooker had only one son who survived to adulthood. Also called William ("William Hooker", not "Coppinger"), he became an MP, married but produced no sons, so the male line ended there. Perhaps this is at the back of what Rebel Rebel has reported.

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