'Pope02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Pope of Goudhurst, Pope of Maidstone

Berry reports that the following Thomas "came from High Halden, in the year 1689" and describes this family as "a branch of the High Halden family".
Thomas Pope of Maidstone, Kent (b 1670-1, bur 19.07.1748)
m. Anne (b c1681, d 29.10.1747)
1. Thomas Pope of Maidstone (b 27.12.1700, d 26.10.1775)
m1. (06.11.1722) Frances Poyntell (d 24.12.1734, dau of Daniel Poyntell)
  A. Thomas Pope of Shales Court, Maidstone (b 07.12.1728, d 16.12.1792, youngest son)
  m1. (05.11.1750) Susanna Athaws of Maidstone (dsp 23.10.1757)
  m2. (09.06.1761) Mary Streatfeild (d 28.05.1762, dau of John Streatfeild of Maidstone)
  i. Martha Pope (d 05.1762)
  m3. Margaret Blisset (d 21.01.1788, dau of Charles Blisset of Clapham Common)
  ii. Robert Pope of Mersham, Kent (b 03.05.1778, a 1829)
  m. Eliza Parsons (dau of Philip Parson of Kent by Elizabeth, dau of Captain Montagu RN)
  a.+ issue - William Henry, Peter Montagu, Robert Philip, Catherine Elizabeth, Mary Ann Fowler, Ellen Montague
  iii. Thomas Blisset Pope of Maidstone (a 1829)
  m. Elizabeth Green (d 20.08.1803, dau of John Green of Maidstone)
  a.+ issue - Thomas (a 1829), Margaret (d 21.12.1802)
  iv. Horatio Pope of Trant House near Maidstone (a 1829)
  m. Mary Ann Lee (a 1829, dau of William Lee of Maidstone)
  a.+ issue - Horatio, William, othes
  v. Mary Ann Pope
  m. Daniel Fowler of Champion Hill & Spring Grove, later of Down Hall
  vi. Frances Pope
  m. Francis Smith of Maidstone
  vii. Margaret Pope
  m. John Argles of Maidstone
  B.. Frances Pope (b 04.02.1726, dsp 10.12.1791)
  m. Robert Gentile
  C. Judith Pope (b 29.07.1734)
  m. George Post
  D.+ other issue - James (b 28.08.1723, dsp), William (b 12.12.1725, dsp), Anne (b 11.08.1730, d unm 31.10.1794)
  m2. (08.04.1746) Martha Post (b c1697, d 10.02.1766, dau of George Post of Maidstone)
2. Robert Pope of Maidstone (dsp 1803)
  m1. (01.01.1745) Judith Thorn
  m2. (29.08.1786) Elizabeth Post (dau of George Post of Maidstone)
3. Matthew Pope of Goudhurst, Kent
  A. John Pope of Goudhurst (dsp)
  m. Susannah Webb
  B.+ other issue - Matthew (dsp), Elizabeth (d unm), Ann (d unm)
4. Holland Pope (b 27.01.1713, d 12.02.1799)
  m. Susannah (b 1713-4, d 20.04.1807)
  A. Holland Pope
  i. Betsy Pope
  m. Joseph Firth
  ii. Harriet Pope
  m. Thomas Plant
  iii. Jane Pope
  m. _ James
  B.+ other issue (dsp) - William, Samuel
5. John Pope, Mayor of Maidstone (b c1717, dsp 06.01.1767)
6. Peter Pope of London, Camberwell & Maidstone (b 1721, d 09.01.1809)
  m. Anne Roberts of London ("descended from the family of Roberts, of Glasenbury")
  A. Catherine Pope (dsp 23.06.1824)
  m. Charles Cullen of London
  B. Elizabeth Pope (b 1744-5, d 08.06.1752)

Main source(s): CountyGen (Kent, Berry, p434+)
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