'Hopwood1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hopwood of Hopwood
[Much of this page was first shown on 05.02.11 as a Draft page. It was moved here following review & expansion, not least through using Flower's Visitation.]

Foster identifies the arms of this family as "Paly of six, argent and vert, in dexter chief an escallop shell of the first".
James Hopwood of Hopwood, Lancashire
m. ?? Langeley (dau of Thomas Langeley of Agecrofte)
1. Thomas Hopwood of Hopwood
m. Margaret Damport (dau of William Damport of Cheshire)
  A. John Hopwood of Hopwood
  m1. Margery or Margaret Assheton (dau of Sir Richard Assheton of Middleton)
  i. Edmund Hopwood of Hopwood
  m1. Anne Talbot (dau of John Talbot of Sallesbury)
  a. John Hopwood of Hopwood
m. Elizabeth Manley (dau of Nicholas Manley of Pulton (Poulton))
  (1) Edmund Hopwood of Hopwood (d 1612) 
  m. Alice Ashton (dau of Edmund Ashton of Chadderton)
  Flower ends showing the children of Edmund & Alice as John, Edmond, Jane, Anne & Alice.
  (A) John Hopwood of Hopwood the first mentioned by Dugdale
m. Dorothy Holt (dau of Charles Holt of Stubley)
  (i) Edmund Hopwood of Hopwood (b c1599, bur 06.02.1665-6, 2nd son)
  m. Dorothy Ashton (dau of Rev, Edward Ashton of Middleton)
  (a) John Hopwood of Hopwood (b c1623, d 1689-90)
  m. Elizabeth Lever (dau of John Lever of Alkrinton)
  ((1)) 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 ...
  ((A)) Edmund Hopwood of Hopwood (dsp 1758)
  ((B)) 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)
  ((2)) 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.
  ((A)) daughter cousin of Robert Hopwood of Hopwood, possibly fits here
  m. (sp) Richard Chadwick (b 1698, d 1754)
  ((3))+ other issue - Edmund (b 1646-7, dvp 1671), Robert (d infant), Thomas, Katherine, Elizabeth, Alice, Dorothy, Sarah, Anne
  (b) Anne Hopwood
  m. John Sandford of High Ash
  (c) Mary Hopwood
  m. Lawrence Ingham of Rochedale
  (d)+ other issue - Edmund (d young), Thomas, Robert, William, Dorothy (d unm), Priscilla (d unm), Elizabeth, Katherine
  (ii) Priscilla Hopwood
  m. Toby Tunstall of Yorkshire
  (iii) Mary Hopwood
m. Francis Chadwick of Nackbank
  (iv) Winifred Hopwood
  m. John Hulton of Darley
  (v)+ other issue - Edmund (d young), Elizabeth (d unm?)
  (B) Isabella Hopwood (d 1643) probably of this generation, born after 1567?
  m. (09.08.1609) Savile or Saville Radclyffe of Todmorden (b c1583, bur 29.09.1652/1664)
  (C)+ other issue - Edmond, Jane, Anne, Alice
  It may have been one of the daughters who married ...
  m. Robert Holt of Ashworth
  (2) Catherine Hopwood
  m. Geffrey Holcroft of Hurst (d 1590-1)
  b. Anne Hopwood
  m1. Richard Urmston of Westerleigh
  m2. Richard Valantyne of Beauclyff
m2. Jenett Gerard (dau of William Gerard of Inch)
  c. Elizabeth Hopwood
  m. Rauf Belfelde
  m3. Jane Marland (dau of Henry Marland of Ashton-under-Lyne)
  d. Robert Hopwood (dsp)
  ii. Elizabeth Hopwood
  m. Thomas Chetham of Nuthurst (b c1489, d 1546)
  iii.+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas, Richard
  It appears that John also married ...
  m2. Isabel Towneley (dau of Sir Richard Towneley of Towneley, widow of Sir John Talbot of Salesbury (who d 1515-6))
  v. Anne Hopwood mentioned in Talbot pedigree in 'History of Whalley'
  m. Francis Paslew
  B. Anne Hopwood
  m. Thomas Langhton of Lincolnshire
  C. Alice Hopwood
  m. _ Dymocke (of near Bever Castle)
  D.+ other issue - Robert, Rauf, Margaret
2.+ other issue - John, William

Main source(s): Visitation (Flower, Lancashire, 1567, 'Hopwood of Hopwood'), Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, 'Hopwood of Hopwood'), VCH (Lancashire, vol 5, 'Townships: Hopwood')
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