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Families covered: Hopwood of Hopwood
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First displayed: 05.02.11Last updated: 05.02.11
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Possibly son of Edmund Hopwood of Hopwood, father of Ann who m. John Urmston of Westerleigh, was ....
John Hopwood of Hopwood may have married twice as follows
m1. Margaret Assheton (dau of Sir Richard Assheton of Middleton) wife of John, possibly mother of ...
1. ?? Hopwood possible intermediary generation, possibly John, father of Katherine
  A. Edmund Hopwood of Hopwood (d 1612) father of Isabella, presumed also of John
  m. Alice Ashton (dau of Edmund Ashton of Chadderton) probably wife of this Edmund, possibly mother of ...
  i. John Hopwood of Hopwood the first mentioned by Dugdale
m. Dorothy Holt (dau of Charles Holt of Stubley)
  a. Edmund Hopwood of Hopwood (b c1599, bur 06.02.1665-6, 2nd son)
  m. Dorothy Ashton (dau of Rev, Edward Ashton of Middleton)
  (1) John Hopwood of Hopwood (b c1623, d 1689-90)
  m. Elizabeth Lever (dau of John Lever of Alkrinton)
  (A) John Hopwood of Hopwood (bur 20.06.1700)
  m. Elizabeth Norris (dau of Thomas Norris or Norreys of Speke) probably wife of this John, possibly mother of ...
  (i) Edmund Hopwood of Hopwood (dsp 1758)
  (ii) Robert Hopwood of Hopwood (dsp 1762)
Subject to leaving it to his wife for the remainder of her life, Robert bequeathed Hopwood Hall to Edward Gregge who then assumed the name Gregge-Hopwood. Apparently this was because of "Services rendered during the incursion of the Young Pretender in 1745".
  m. ?? (d 1773)
  (B) Ralph Hopwood mentioned by VCH but not by Dugdale
  VCH identifies Ralph as ancestor of the Hopwoods of Horsedge in Oldham and Rhodes Green in Great Heaton.
  (i) daughter cousin of Robert Hopwood of Hopwood, probably of this generation
  m. (sp) Richard Chadwick (b 1698, d 1754)
  (C)+ other issue - Edmund (b 1646-7, dvp 1671), Robert (d infant), Thomas, Katherine, Elizabeth, Alice, Dorothy, Sarah, Anne
  (2) Anne Hopwood
  m. John Sandford of High Ash
  (3) Mary Hopwood
  m. Lawrence Ingham of Rochedale
  (4)+ other issue - Edmund (d young), Thomas, Robert, William, Dorothy (d unm), Priscilla (d unm), Elizabeth, Katherine
  b. Priscilla Hopwood
m. Toby Tunstall of Yorkshire
  c. Mary Hopwood
  m. Francis Chadwick of Nackbank
  d. Winifred Hopwood
  m. John Hulton of Darley
  e.+ other issue - Edmund (d young), Elizabeth (d unm?)
  ii. Isabella Hopwood (d 1643)
  m. (09.08.1609) Savile or Saville Radclyffe of Todmorden (b c1583, bur 29.09.1652/1664)
  iii. daughter possibly of this generation
  m. Robert Holt of Ashworth
  B. Katherine Hopwood possibly of this generation
  m. Geoffrey Holcroft of Hurst (d 1590-1)
m2. Isabel Towneley (dau of Sir Richard Towneley of Towneley, widow of Sir John Talbot of Salesbury (who d 1515-6))
2. Anne Hopwood mentioned in Talbot pedigree in 'History of Whalley'
  m. Francis Paslew
Possibly of this generation, but (if so) of which marriage is not known, was ...
3. Elizabeth Hopwood
  m. Thomas Chetham of Nuthurst (b c1489, d 1546)

Main source(s): Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, Hopwood of Hopwood), VCH (Lancashire, vol 5, Townships: Hopwood) with cross-references from elsewhere in the database
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