Born: November 6, 1834, London, England.
Died: April 6, 1911, Shepperton, Middlesex, England.
Cremated: Woking, Surrey, England.
Hopps attended the Baptist college in Leicester, England.
He pastored at Hugglescote and Ibstock, Leicestershire, then in 1856 was appointed assistant pastor at the Church of the Saviour in Birmingham. After four years there, he served Unitarian churches in Sheffield, Dukinfield, Glasgow, Leicester (1876–92), and London (1905–09).
He edited the monthly Truthseeker (1863–87), and compiled: