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HOPPER, Elizabeth
(About 1769-1835)


Family Links

1. TAYLOR, John Clerk at Sugarhouse, Leith
2. NISBET, Robert Coach Proprietor and Farmer

HOPPER, Elizabeth 1 2

  • Born: About 1769 3
  • Marriage (1): TAYLOR, John Clerk at Sugarhouse, Leith
  • Marriage (2): NISBET, Robert Coach Proprietor and Farmer on 16 June 1829 in Saint Cuthbert's Parish, Edinburgh, Scotland 1
  • Died: 10 December 1835, Innerleithen parish, Peeblesshire, Scotland 3
  • Buried: 1835, Innerleithen Churchyard, Peeblesshire, Scotland 3

   Other names for Elizabeth were HOOPER, Elizabeth 3 and TAYLOR, Elizabeth.1 2

  General Notes:

Erected in memory of Elizabeth Hooper spouse of Robert Nisbet Horsberry Terrace who died 10.12.1835 aged 66 years...."

from Innerleithen Kirklands Churchyard Monument Inscriptions 3

Elizabeth married John TAYLOR Clerk at Sugarhouse, Leith. (John TAYLOR Clerk at Sugarhouse, Leith was born about 1765 and died before 16 June 1829 2.)

Elizabeth next married Robert NISBET Coach Proprietor and Farmer, son of Robert NISBET and Christian WALLACE, on 16 June 1829 in Saint Cuthbert's Parish, Edinburgh, Scotland.1 (Robert NISBET Coach Proprietor and Farmer was baptised on 7 August 1793 in Edrom Parish, Berwickshire, Scotland,4 died 31 July 1857 at 2.30 am in Horsburgh Terrace, Innerleithen, Peebleshire, Scotland 5 and was buried in 1857 in Innerleithen Churchyard, Peeblesshire, Scotland 5.). The cause of his death was cerebral disease over 10 years.

  Marriage Notes:

Old Parish Register
St Cuthbert's Parish Edinburgh

"Register of Marriages in 1829
15th June
Nisbett & Hooper or Taylor
Robert Nisbett, Coach Proprietor, Residing in No5 Gayfield Place & Elizabeth Hopper [sic] or Taylor, Residing in No13 Haddington Place, both in this Parish Relict of the late John Taylor sometime Clerk at the Sugarhouse Leith have been three times proclaimed in order to Marriage in the Parish Church of St Cuthberts and no Objections have been Offered.
Married on the Sixteenth day of June Current, by the Reverend Doctor David Dickson, one of the Ministers of this Parish." 2


1 LDS Family Search, IGI.

2 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, St Cuthbert's Parish Edinburgh Marriages 1829.

3 e-books, Publications CD Innerleithen Kirklands Churchyard MI.

4 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

5 GRO Scotland, Deaths Innerleithen Peebleshire 1857.

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