William Anthony Hopper
William Anthony Hopper, resident of Steetgate, was the grandson of Andrew Hopper of Baldwin Flatts Farm, Dunston. He served in the Royal navy during the First World War and as a special constable during the Second World War.
He was an all round sportsman, playing in his younger days for Ashington F.C. when the club was a member of League Division III (North) and then was associated with Whickham Park A.F.C.
He served as a governor for both, Whickham Cottage Hospital and the R.V.I., Newcastle.