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General Robert Sloper

General Robert Sloper.
Miniature painted c.1785 by Richard Cosway.
Formerly for sale at Judy and Brian Harden Ltd.

General Robert Sloper, born 8 May 1729,
of West Woodhay House, Berkshire,
Commander-in-Chief, India 1785-86,
became Sir Robert Sloper, K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath), 1796,
bur in a vault under the main aisle of St Martin's Church, East Woodhay, Hampshire (nr Berkshire border),
memorial on the wall of St Mary's Church, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire,
had issue:

Robert Orby Sloper, born 1769, had issue:

Rev. John Sloper, born 1798, had issue:

Gerard Orby Sloper, born 1851, had issue:

Marion Sloper, mar Bernard Hamilton Conran and had issue:

Rupert Conran, born 1905, had issue:

  1. Terence Conran (and here),
    the designer and restaurateur, born 1931,
    Sir Terence Orby Conran, the family name "Orby" goes back to here,
    mar 2ndly, 1955, to Shirley Pierce [the novelist and author Shirley Conran], divorced 1962,
    founded Habitat 1964,
    had issue by 2nd wife:

    1. Jasper Conran, the fashion designer, born 1959,
      paid huge price for Walpole House, London, named after nephew of Robert Walpole (who his ancestor William Sloper served).

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