'Hopper1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hopper of Shincliffe, Howper of Musbury

BLG1886 identifies the (Hooper) arms of the following family as "gyronny of eight, sa. and erm., over all a tower triple-towered arg. masoned of the first".
John Hopper of Shincliffe (a 05.1594)
m. Janet( a 05.1594)
1. Sampson Hopper of Shincliffe (a 05.1594)
  A. ?? Hopper
  i. Robert Hopper of Shincliffe
  m. Anne Hendry (dau of Cuthbert Hendry of Shincliffe)
  a. Henry Hopper of Durham, Crook Hall, Sidgate, Thrislington, Heugh Hall & Quarrington Grange (dsp 1750)
  m1/2. ??
  b. John Hopper of Shincliffe (d 1743)
m(1). Anne Colling of Long Newton
  (1) John Hopper of Shincliffe (b 1772)
  m. (25.06.1752) Elizabeth Hilton (dau/heir of Robert Hilton of Elvet)
  (A) John Hopper (d unm)
  (B) Robert Hopper, later Williamson (bpt 31.01.1755, d 13.01.1835, Recorder of Newcastle-upon-Tyne)
  m. (26.10.1782) Ann Williamson (d 28.09.1829, dau of Rev. William Williamson of Whickham, son of Sir William, 4th Bart)
  (i) Robert Hooper Williamson (b 09.08.1784, d 11.03.1865, rector of Hurworth) had issue
  m. (18.06.1811) Elizabeth Barras (dau of William Barras)
  (ii) John William Williamson of Whickham, Sheriff of co. Durham (b 17.09.1789, d unm 15.04.1850)
  (C) Ralph Hopper (d 03.05.1834, cleric)
  m. Elizabeth Arthy
  (i) son
  (2) Hendry Hopper of Wolsingham, co. Durham (b 1729, d 1796)
  m. Elizabeth Whitfield (d 1810, dau/coheir of Robert Whitfield of Whitfield (Northumberland))
  (A) 12 sons + 7 daughters
  (3) Ralph Hopper (b 20.05.1731)
  m. Philadelphia Cuthbert (dau of William Cuthbert of Wilton Castle, sister/heir of John of Wilton Castle)
  (A) John Thomas Hendry Hopper of Wilton Castle
  (i) John Hopper of Wilton Castle (dsp?, cleric)
  (ii) Mary Anne Hopper
  m. Sir Joseph Bailey, Bart of Glanusk Park (MP)
  (4) Mary Hopper



Vivian identifies the arms of the following family as "gyronny of eight, Or. and Erm., over all a tower triple towered Sa.".
Tristam Howper of Musbury (d c11.545)
m. Elizabeth (a 11.1545)
1. Tristam Howper 'of Masbury' (Musbury) of Blackmore, Devon (a 1545)
  m1. Agnes
  A. Richard Howper of Boneland, Devon
  m. Agnes Chudleighe (dau/coheir of John Chudleigh of Thornecombe)
  m2. Elizabeth Bustard of Oxfordshire
  B. James Howper of Meryet, Somerset
  m. Dorothy Servington of Langford
2.+ other issue (a 1545) - John, James, Nicholas, Richard, John (2nd), Florence, Dorothy, Elizabeth, Joyce, Etheldreda

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 23.05.19) : BLG1886 ('Williamson of Whickham')
(2) For lower section (uploaded 24.12.19) : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Howper', p488), Visitation (Weaver (1885), Somersetshire, 1551+1575+1591+additions, 'Howper of Meryet')
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