Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.


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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 (see here),
born 8 May 1729,
of West Woodhay House, Berkshire.
Commander-in-Chief, India 1785-1786.
Became Sir Robert Sloper, K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath), 1796.
He died 18 Aug 1802.
He is buried in a vault under the main aisle of St Martin's Church, East Woodhay, Hampshire (near Berkshire border).
Memorial on the wall of St Mary's Church, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire.
He 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:

  1. Rupert Conran,
    born 1905,
    had issue:

    1. Terence Conran,
      the designer and restaurateur, born 1931.
      Sir Terence Orby Conran. The family name "Orby" goes back to here.
      He mar 2ndly, 1955, to Shirley Pierce [the novelist and author Shirley Conran].
      Divorced 1962.
      Founded Habitat 1964.
      By 2016 he had a net worth of £85 m.
      He died 2020.
      He had issue by 2nd wife:

      1. Jasper Conran,
        the fashion designer, born 1959.

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