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James Gordon CAMPBELL was born Leslie Gordon HOPKINS in 1907 in Faversham, Kent. He was the son of William Henry HOPKINS and Alice KEEN. He married Winifred Daisy CREASY in 1933 in Reigate, Surrey.

William HOPKINS was probably born about 1765 quite possibly at Boughton-under-Blean, Kent. He married Ann HINGE on 5 November 1800 at Boughton-Under-Blean, Kent. Ann was born in 1769 at Dunkirk and was buried there 1 December 1857. William died at Faversham, and was buried there in 1848. William and Ann had four children; Mary Ann, Willam, John  and Catherine.

Mary Ann was baptised on 19 April 1801 at Boughton-under-Blean and married Solomon Joshua RAY on 26 December 1825 at Faversham. They had eight children.

William - see William HOPKINS and Elizabeth KITE

John was baptised at 19 June 1808 at Boughton-under-Blean. Nothing more is known about him.

Catherine was baptised on 14 October 1810 at Boughton-under-Blean.

William Hopkins and Elizabeth Kite

 

 

 

Before he married Winifred, James was probably living in Reigate, Surrey with his sister Eva and her family. Sometime after he left home he changed his name from Leslie Gordon Hopkins to James Gordon Campbell. It was 1956 before he had official documents drawn up for this name change.

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