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Families covered: Stopford of Courtown

BP1934 reports that the following William was "the representative of a family long settled in the north" of Lancashire.
William Stopford of Ulneswalton, Lancashire (d 1647)
m. Mary ffarington (dau of Henry ffarington, son of William of Worden by Margaret, dau of Edward Broster of Saltersford)
1. James Stopford of Saltersford (Cheshire), later 'of New (or Tara) Hall' (co. Meath) (d 18.03.1685)
  m1. Ellinor Morewood (d 27.02.1660, dau of John Morewood of the Oaks)
A. William Stopford (dvp 22.05.1683)
  m. Mary (or Katherine) Willoughby (dau of Col. Francis Willoughby)
  i. James Stopford of Courtown, co. Wexford (d 09.07.1721)
  m. Frances Jones (d 22.05.1721, dau of Roger Jones of Dublin & Courtown, son of Thomas of Courtown)
a. James Stopford, Sheriff of co. Wexford, 1st Earl of Courtown (b c1700, d 12.01.1770)
  m. (24.02.1726-7) Elizabeth Smyth (b 02.1705, d 08.09.1788, sister of Edward Smyth or Smith, dau of Edward Smyth, Bishop of Down & Connor, by Elizabeth, dau of William Smyth, Bishop of Kilmore & Ardagh)
  (1) James Stopford, 2nd Earl of Courtown (b 28.05.1731, d 30.03.1810)
  m. (19.04.1762) Mary Powys (d 03.01.1810, dau of Richard Powys of Hintlesham Hall by Mary Brudenell)
(A) James George Stopford, 3rd Earl of Courtown (b 15.08.1765, d 15.06.1835)
  m. (29.01.1791) Mary Scott (d 21.04.1823, dau of Henry Douglas-Scott, 3rd Duke of Buccleuch)
  (i) James Thomas Stopford, 4th Earl of Courtown (b 27.03.1794, d 20.11.1858, 3rd son) had issue
  m1. (04.07.1822) Charlotte Albinia Montagu Douglas-Scott (d 29.02.1828, dau of Charles Douglas-Scott, 4th Duke of Buccleuch)
  m2. (20.10.1850) Dora Pennefather (d 10.12.1859, dau of Edward Pennefather, Chief Justice)
  (ii) Edward Stopford (b 11.06.1795, d 05.07.1840, Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m. (05.07.1830) Horatia Charlotte Lockwood (d 09.02.1838, dau of Thomas, Lockwood, widow of Richard Tibbits of Barton Seagrave)
  (iii) Henry Scott Stopford (b 21.10.1797, dsp 28.10.1881, archdeacon of Leighlin)
  m. (10.05.1826) Annette Browne (d 27.03.1842, dau of William Browne of Browne's Hill)
  (iv) Sir Montagu Stopford (b 11.11.1798, d 10.11.1864, Admiral) had issue
  m1. (25.08.1827) Cordelia Winifreda Whitmore (d 04.09.1851, dau of Maj. Gen. Sir George Whitmore)
  m2. (29.09.1853) Lucy Cay (d 03.12.1883, dau of John Cay of North Charlton)
(v) Jane Stopford (d 28.12.1873)
  m. (11.04.1833) John Ram of Clonattin (d 18.08.1883, rector of Rolleston, canon of Rochester)
  (vi)+ other issue - George Henry James (b 13.11.1791, dvp 12.05.1792), Charles (b 20.02.1793, d infant), Robert (b 23.11.1802, d 09.1828), Mary Frances (b unm 1839), Elizabeth Ann (d 1832), Charlotte (d unm 08.06.1830)
  (B) Sir Edward Stopford (b 28.09.1766, d unm 14.09.1837, Lt. General)
  (C) Sir Robert Stopford (b 05.02.1768, d 25.06.1847, Admiral) had issue
  m. (29.06.1809) Mary Fanshawe (d 04.06.1866, dau of Robert Fanshawe)
  (D) Richard Bruce Stopford (b 02.03.1774, d 12.12.1844, canon of Windsor) had issue
  m. (10.11.1800) Eleanor Powys (d 10.12.1854, dau of Thomas Powys, 1st Lord Lilford)
  (i) Eleanor Elizabeth Stopford (dsp 1851) apparently of this generation
  m. (26.07.1832) Ambrose Isted of Ecton
  (2) Edward Stopford (b 1732, d 22.10.1794, Lt. General)
  m. (01.10.1783) Letitia Blacker (d 15.02.1841, dau of William Blacker of Carrick Blacker)
  (A) Edward Stopford (b 04.07.1784, dsp 19.03.1837, Captain RN)
  m. (26.10.1821) Marian Helen ?? (d 14.12.1854, widow of Archibald Cockburn)
(B) William Henry Stopford, later Stopford-Blair of Penninghame House (b 13.01.1788, d 20.09.1868, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (03.03.1825) Mira Sophia Bull (d 09.07.1830, dau of Lt. Colonel Robert Bull)
  (C) Jane Letitia Stopford (d 05.04.1871)
  m. (1809) Lambert Blair of Courtland
  (D) Elizabeth Catherine Stopford (d 1886)
  m. (27.12.1815) James Blair of Penninghame (d 09.09.1841)
  (E)+ other issue - James (b 1785, d 1823, Lt. Colonel), George (d unm 20.06.1866), Thomas (d unm 11.10.1824, Commander RN)
(3) Thomas Stopford, Bishop of Cork & Ross (d 1805)
  (4) Anne Stopford
  m. (28.05.1758) Walter Hore of Harperstown
  (5) Charlotte Stopford (d 07.1831)
  m. (1775) Stephen Ram of Ramsfort
  (6)+ other issue - Joseph (d 1786, Lt. Colonel), Philip (b 17.02.1743, d unm 1793, RN), Frances (d unm), Mary (d unm), Catharine (d unm)
  b. William Stopford (d 12.1760, Captain) had issue
  c. Thomas Stopford (bpt 12.06.1704, d 15.03.1771)
  (1) Mary Stopford
  d. (Horatio) Joseph Stopford (captain, Rev.?) had issue
  m. (07.1743) Anne Chetwode (dau of Knightley Chetwode)
  (1) Elizabeth Stopford probably of this generation
  m. (1775) Abel Ram of Clonattin (d 1830)
  e. Elizabeth Stopford
  m. Philip Doyne of Wells
  f. Anne Stopford
  m. James Stopford, Bishop of Cloyne
  g. Catherine Stopford
  m. William Ludlow
  ii. Charlotte Stopford
m. (16.09.1695) Henry Feilding (Lt.)
  iii.+ other issue (d unm) - William (bpt 29.10.1681, d 03.1698), Elizabeth (d 1733)
  B. James Stopford (b 1650) had issue
  C. Joseph Stopford (d before 25.10.1707, Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Boate (dau of Godfrey Boate, widow of Richard Brooking of Totnes)
  D. Elizabeth Stopford
  m. (1675) John Harvey of Killiane (a 1702, MP)
  m2. Mary Forth (dau of Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Forth)
  E. Emily Stopford (d 13.06.1722)
  m. (24.03.1701) Theophilus Butler,1st Lord of Newton Butler (dsps 11.03.1723)
  F. Dorothy Stopford (d 10.04.1728)
  m1. (22.09.1704) Edward Brabazon, 4th Earl of Meath (b c1638, dsps 22.02.1707)
  m2. (12.1716) Richard Gorges (b 1662, d 12.04.1728, Lt. General)
  G.+ other issue (d unm) - Robert, Katherine (d 10.1688), Mary
2. William Stopford

Main source(s): BP1934 (Courtown)
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