Ralph Anthony Dopping was bankrupt and when he married his wife Diana Dalrymple Hepenstal, a condition of the marriage as she brought money into the family was that her name was appended to his.

All their children, as well as the children of his with his next wife Annie Fox, bore the name.

Some to this day bear it, more dropped the Hepenstal due to the relationship with Hanjing Jack, and more the Doppings.

Diana Dalrymple Hepenstal

She was a granddaughter of the brother of Hanging Jack, and an only child. From Altidore in Wicklow, her father was Lambert Hepenstal.

Both names are English in origin.