Birth: 1 March 1882
Place or Registered Place of Birth: Marylebone, London, Middlesex
Baptism: Not Known
Place of Baptism: Not Known
Death: 18 October 1938 - Aged 56
Place or Registered Place of Death: Southwark, London
Father: Sir Edward Stanley Hope (1846-1921)
Mother: Constance Christine Leslie (1861-1945)
Spouse(s): Elizabeth Maud Dunsmuir
Date of Marriage: 15 April 1907
Place or Registered Place of Marriage: St. George's, Hanover Square, London, Middlesex
Edward James Hope (1911-1989)
Alexander Douglas Byng Hope (1918-)
Major John Alexander Henry Hope was born on 1 March 1882. He was the son of Sir Edward Stanley Hope and Constance Christina Leslie. He married Elizabeth Maud Dunsmuir, daughter of Hon. James Dunsmuir and Laura Miller Surles, on 15 April 1907. He and Elizabeth Maud Dunsmuir were divorced in 1923. He died on 18 October 1938 at age 56.
Sir Edward Stanley Hope, the son of George William Hope (1808-1863), of Luffness, Scotland and Caroline Georgiana Montagu-Scott (-1891), was born at St. George's, Hanover Square, London, Middlesex on 1 February 1846. Edward died at Kensington in London on 15 February 1921, aged 75.
Constance Christine Leslie, the daughter of Sir John Leslie (1822-1916), 1st Bart. of Glasgow and Constance Dawson-Damer (1836-1925), was born at London in Middlesex on 23 September 1861.
Constance died at Hendon in London on 30 May 1945.
Sir Edward Stanley Hope and Constance Christine Leslie were married at St. George's, Hanover Square, London, Middlesex on 2 June 1881.
Sir Edward Stanley Hope was a practising barrister. He held the office of Charity Commissioner between 1879 and 1899. He held the office of Registrar of the Privy Council between 1899 and 1909. He held the office of Lunacy Commissioner between 1908 and 1914. He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.).
The Leslie Papers
Among letters to Sir John Leslie lst Bt, from his daughters is one long letter from Constance-Christina [Mrs Edward Stanley Hope] who writes from Government House, Calcutta, on December 1890 providing a detailed description of life at the Court of the Viceroy, Lord Lansdowne.
The children of Sir Edward Stanley Hope and Constance Christine Leslie were:
John Alexander Henry Hope (1882-1938)
Elizabeth Caroline Hope (1885-1964)
Major John Alexander Henry Hope