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The entries for people & families with the surname Hopkinson are gathered together in this SideTrack.

This Page does not include people with other forms of the surname.

The individuals listed are not necessarily related to each other.


Miss Hopkinson [1???-1???]
Dr Hopkinson [1781-1830]
Alfred Hopkinson [1858-1928]
Arthur Hopkinson [1897-1918]
Charles Hopkinson [1???-1???]
Charles Hopkinson [1753-1810]
Charles Hopkinson [1857-1918]
Mrs Ellen Hopkinson [15??-16??]
Ernest George Hopkinson [1892-1916]
F. Hopkinson [18??-19??]
Fred Hopkinson [1894-1918]
George Hopkinson [1???-18??]
George Hopkinson [1850-1919]
Isaac Hopkinson [1???-16??]
Isaac Hopkinson [15??-16??]
J. Hopkinson [18??-1???]
James Hopkinson [1???-16??]
James Hopkinson [1821-1878]
Jane Hopkinson [15??-16??]
John Hopkinson [1???-15??]
John Hopkinson [15??-16??]
John Hopkinson [1827-1903]
John Hopkinson [1840-1899]
John Frederick Hopkinson [1920-1940]
John William Hopkinson [1843-1898]
Leslie Hopkinson [1921-1943]
Mercy Hopkinson [18??-1865]
Percy Clement Hopkinson [1883-1918]
Richard Hopkinson [14??-148?]
Stott Hopkinson [1854-1917]
Thomas Hopkinson [15??-15??]
Thomas Hopkinson [18??-18??]
W. Hopkinson [1895-1916]
Walter Hopkinson [1853-1922]
William Hopkinson [1782-1832]
William Hopkinson [18??-18??]
Willie Leonard Hopkinson [1895-1917] 


Hopkinson, Miss
[1???-1???] Of Brighouse.

In 1866, she gave the William Hopkinson of Brighouse Lifeboat in memory of her late brother, William

Hopkinson, Dr
[1781-1830] Brighouse surgeon. He had a surgery at Daisy Croft, Brighouse.

See James Diggles

Hopkinson, Alfred
[1858-1928] Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton spinner & herbalist [1882].

On 21st January 1882, he married Clara Ann Law [1861-1945] at St John the Evangelist, Warley.


Clara Ann was born in Burnley
 

Children:

The family lived at 86 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge

Hopkinson, Arthur
[1897-1918] Son of Charles Hopkinson.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a member of Bethel Baptist Chapel, Norland / employed in an accountant's office.

During World War I, he enlisted in Whitehall, London [1st March 1916] (when he gave his address as Pickwood Scar, Norland), and served as a Private with the Army Cyclist Corps, then with the 11th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He died of wounds to the legs and head [12th April 1918].

His death was confirmed by a returning POW.

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial [4], on Norland War Memorial, on Ripponden War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Pellon Baptist Church

Hopkinson, Charles
[1???-1???] Of Grove House, Rishworth.

He married Grace, daughter of William Shepherd

Children:

  1. Shepherd

Hopkinson, Charles
[1753-1810] Of Rishworth Hall.

He was involved in the construction of Rishworth Roadside Baptist Chapel.

He married Mary [1752-1840].

Children:

  1. an infant
  2. William

Members of the family were buried at Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel. Theirs was the first tomb in the Graveyard

Hopkinson, Charles
[1857-1918] He married Hannah Baron [1860-1897].

Children:

  1. Arthur

Hannah & Charles were buried at St Luke's Church, Norland

Hopkinson, Mrs Ellen
[15??-16??] Or Helen. Wife of John Hopkinson.

In 1610, she and her sister, Jane Crowther, founded the Crowther-Hopkinson charity

Hopkinson, Ernest George
[1892-1916] Son of George Hopkinson.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a sizer's assistant (cotton manufacture) [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 10th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme [1st July 1916] (aged 24).

He was buried at the Fricourt New Military Cemetery [F 1].

He is remembered on a memorial in Mount Zion Methodist Church, Mytholmroyd and Scout Road Wesleyan Chapel, Mytholmroyd, in the book Royd Regeneration, and on his parents' grave at Scout Road Wesleyan Chapel, Mytholmroyd

Hopkinson, F.
[18??-19??] Optician.

Recorded in 1901, when he was at 44 Bethel Street, Brighouse

Hopkinson, Fred
[1894-1918] Son of Walter Hopkinson.

Born in Ripponden.

He was a member of Stones Wesleyan Chapel Sunday School, Ripponden / a cotton twiner & cutter [1916] / employed by S. Dugdale Son & Company.

He lived at 11 The Royd, Ripponden.

During World War I, he enlisted [2nd October 1916], and served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action [4th November 1918].

He was buried at the Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt [6]. and on Ripponden War Memorial

Hopkinson, George
[1???-18??] He was coachman to Robert Wainhouse before
undertaking the management of the Royal Hotel & Oddfellows' Hall, Halifax

in October 1846

Hopkinson, George
[1850-1919] Born in Birstall.

He was a pointsman [1881] / a pointsman on railway [1891] / a railway signalman [1901] / a signalman [1911]

In 1880, he married Rosina Annie Matilda Willett [1859-1941] in Halifax.


Rosina was born in Gosport, Hampshire
 

Children:

  1. Charles H [b 1875] who was a weaver cotton [1881, 1891]
  2. Ada Annie [1880-1883]
  3. William A [b 1884] who was a painter's apprentice [1901]
  4. Ellen Alice [b 1888] who was a fustian machinist [1901], a sewing machinist [1911]
  5. Bertha Kate [1889-1954] who was a sewing machinist [1911] and married [Q1 1915] George E. Barker
  6. Ernest George
  7. Annie [b 1898]

The family lived at

  • 7 Lanes End, Hipperholme [1881]
  • 37 Sandholme Villas, Commercial Road, Langfield, Todmorden [1891]
  • Park, Mytholmroyd [1901]
  • 22 Westfield Terrace, Mytholmroyd [1911]
  • 18 Westfield Terrace, Mytholmroyd

Living with them [in 1891] was sister-in-law Louisa K Willett [b 1872] (weaver cotton) 

George died 24th November 1918 (aged 67).

Rosina died 17th February 1941 (aged 82).

Members of the family were buried at Scout Road Wesleyan Chapel, Mytholmroyd

Hopkinson, Isaac
[1???-16??] He was Deputy Constable of Sowerby [1659-60]

Hopkinson, Isaac
[15??-16??] He is recorded at


Question: Does anyone know the identify of the 1625 house in Sowerby?

 

Hopkinson, J.
[18??-1???] Proprietor of the Oxford Street Livery Stables, Todmorden [1896].

He lived at 8 Dale Street, Todmorden

Hopkinson, James
[1???-16??] He was Deputy Constable of Sowerby [1659-60]

Hopkinson, James
[1821-1878] Born in Rishworth.

He was a wool spinner [1846].

On 1st June 1846, he married Mary Hollas at Elland Parish Church.


Mary was the daughter of
Oliver Hollas
 

The couple moved to Rochdale, where their children were born.

Children:

  1. Harriet Hollas [b 1847]
  2. Ann [b 1856]

Thomas & Betty both died in Rochdale

Hopkinson, Jane
[15??-16??] Daughter of John Hopkinson.

She married Bryan Crowther.

In 1610, she and her sister, Ellen Hopkinson, founded the Crowther-Hopkinson charity.

She left income from lands at Long Preston to provide £8 per annum for teaching poor children at the charity's almshouse

Hopkinson, John
[1???-15??] Of Sowerby.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [1547-1580] who married Robert Holdsworth

Hopkinson, John
[15??-16??] Of Higgin Chamber, Boulderclough.

He married Helen [?].

Children:

  1. son
  2. Susan who married Nicholas Stansfeld
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child

Heywood writes that

a daughter of Timothy Root of Sowerby married Hopkinson merely for his estate, though she had a terrible life with him, they were in straits while he lived, when he dyed she foolishly cast herself away in her second marriage, then dyed, left 6 children, the eldest son sold the land to Michael Godley, a second son went behind, run away, one daughter married a butcher in Halifax, goes a begging, and now an execution is come out against the eldest son for body and goods, and he lyes prisoner at Tompsons; all this in my observation

Hopkinson, John
[1827-1903] Of Brighouse.

In [Q3] 1851, he married Martha Atkinson [1827-1898].

Children:

  1. Mary [1853-1862]
  2. Bentley [1857-1848] who died aged 1 year & 4 months
  3. Louisa [1866] who died aged 3 days

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse with John Hamby [1885-1886], son of Amelia and Owen Hopkinson

Hopkinson, John
[1840-1899] He was landlord of the Commercial, Ripponden [1881, 1891, 1899].

In 1864, he married Charlotte Wood [1844-1932] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Victoria [b 1865]
  2. Hannah [1866-1944]
  3. Rothwell [1869] who died aged 8 weeks
  4. Martha [1870-1939]
  5. Leonard [1874-1938] who was a retired barman [1932] and married Ellen

John died 29th July 1899 (aged 59).

After John's death, Charlotte took over at the Commercial and remained at the pub until her death.

She died 28th May 1932 (aged 87).

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £3,177 1/7d.

Her executors were son Leonard and John Holroyd (rating officer) 

Members of the family were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

Hopkinson, John Frederick
[1920-1940] Son of Ophelia & Rowland Hopkinson of Brighouse.

During World War II, he served as an Aircraftman 2nd Class with the Royal Air Force.

He died 17th June 1940 (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial [27]

Hopkinson, John William
[1843-1898] Born in Ripponden.

He was an office boy at the Sowerby Bridge United District Flour Society [1860] / a bookkeeper at corn mill [1871] / a cashier at the Sowerby Bridge United District Flour Society [1881, 1891] / manager of the Sowerby Bridge United District Flour Society [1898].

In 1868, he married Elizabeth Tidswell [1843-1???] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Arthur [b 1876] who was a clerk corn mill [1901]
  2. Amy [b 1878]

The family lived at

  • Beech, Warley, Sowerby Bridge [1871]
  • Woodland Villa, Industrial Road, Warley [1881]
  • 86 Industrial Road, Warley, Sowerby Bridge [1891, 1901]

On 2nd August 1898 he died suddenly from heart disease.

He was buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Hopkinson, Leslie
[1921-1943] Son of Clara Ann & Joseph Henry Hopkinson of Halifax.

He was educated at Lee Mount Primary School & Halifax Modern School / a member of Lee Mount Scouts / employed by J. W. Standeven & Company Limited.

In [Q3] 1941, he married Joan Kenyon in Halifax.

They lived at 3 Fairview Terrace, Lee Mount, Halifax [1943].

During World War II, he served as a Serjeant / Navigator with 12 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He was killed in action [7th July 1943] (aged 22).

He was buried at Christ Church, Pellon [North Sec. F 1].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Lee Mount

Hopkinson, Mercy
[18??-1865] A milliner.

James Chapman was accused of her manslaughter on the 23rd September 1865.

They had been living together for about 6 months as man and wife at Southowram.

At the trial, Hopkinson was said to be of intemperate habits, and on the 22nd of September 1865, she got very drunk in the Pack Horse Inn, Southowram.

Chapman took her home and, at 6:00 am next morning, he went to the police-office and stated that his wife had died in the course of the night of cramp.

Witnesses reported hearing sounds of people fighting and beating.

After a short deliberation, the jury returned a verdict of guilty. His Lordship stated that he quite concurred in the verdict. His only surprise was that the prisoner did not stand in the dock charged with murder. Chapman was sentenced to 15 years' penal servitude

Hopkinson, Percy Clement
[1883-1918] MM.

Son of Alfred Hopkinson.

Born in Sowerby [26th June 1883].

He was a herbalist in Padiham [1911] / a herbalist in a drug store [1916] / a member of the Clarion Cycling Club, Halifax.

He lived at 86 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge [1916].

During World War I, he enlisted [July 1916], and served as a Gunner with the 321st Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He went to France [4th December 1917].

He was killed in action by an aerial bomb [3rd September 1918].

He was awarded the Military Medal for gallantry.

He was buried at the Windmill British Cemetery, Monchy-Le-Preux [II D 8].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint John the Evangelist, Warley.

His death was reported in the Halifax Courier [21st September 1918].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £212 15/6d.

Probate was granted to his father

Hopkinson, Richard
[14??-148?] Of Bentley Royd, Sowerby.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Margaret
  2. Alice
  3. Isabel who married John Dykson

Hopkinson, Stott
[1854-1917] Son of Thomas Hopkinson.

Born in Halifax.

He was a mason's labourer.

He never married.

From 1911 until his death in 1917, he was an inmate at the Union Workhouse in Gibbet Street, Hallifax

Hopkinson, Thomas
[15??-15??] He married Christabel, daughter of Robert Wade.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Anthony
  3. Elizabeth who married Michael Dobson

Hopkinson, Thomas
[18??-18??] Born in Rishworth.

He was a stone mason [1843].

On 5th Oct 1843, he married Martha Hollas.


Martha was the daughter of
Oliver Hollas
 

The couple had eight children.

Children:

  1. Emma [1845-1925] who married William Raglan Whitworth
  2. Edna [1847-1923] who married John Summers
  3. Clara [1848-1919] who married James Henry Boocock
  4. Willoughby [1849-1919] who was a wool comber and never married
  5. John Oliver [1852-1949]
  6. Stott
  7. Charles [b 1857]
  8. Edwin [1860-1886] who was a joiner & carpenter and never married

Martha was buried at St Paul's Church, King Cross [30th January 1879]

Hopkinson, W.
[1895-1916] Son of John Hopkinson of 8 Studleigh Terrace, Hove Edge, Hipperholme.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 5th August 1916 (aged 21).

He was buried at the Dernancourt Communal Cemetery [J 26]

Hopkinson, Walter
[1853-1922] Born in Ripponden

He was a grocer.

On 4th October 1884, he married Susan Stott [1860-1940] in Halifax.


Susan was born in Ripponden
 

Children:

  1. Willie [1885-1901]
  2. Evelyn [1887-1953]
  3. Florence [b 1890]
  4. Hilda [b 1892]
  5. Fred
  6. Mary [1897-1901]

The children were born in Ripponden

The family lived at The Royd, Ripponden

Hopkinson, William
[1782-1832] Stonemason.

Son of Charles Hopkinson.

He married Hannah [1784-1857].

Children:

  1. an infant
  2. Nancy [1825-1889] who married Eli Whiteley

He lived at Rishworth Hall.

He died 22nd February 1832.

After William's death, Hannah married Joseph Hanson.

Members of the family were buried at Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel

Hopkinson, William
[18??-18??] Of Brighouse.

In 1866, his sister gave the William Hopkinson of Brighouse Lifeboat in his memory

Hopkinson, Willie Leonard
[1895-1917] Son of Violet & Walter Hopkinson of Ripponden.

During World War I, he served as a Driver with the 72nd Army Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He died 8th June 1917 (aged 22).

He was buried at the Hop Store Cemetery [I A 48].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial

 

The Hopkinson family of Sowerby

Hopkinson surname
The surname is patronymic and means the son of Hopkin, a diminutive form of Robert.

There are over 30 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Hopkinson, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Hopkinson:


Marriages 1861, 1906, 1928; Death 1907
 



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