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William Hopewell b1708

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Kucinta

Kucinta Report 2 May 2013 22:26

Just to muddy the waters further...

I think it extremely likely the 'w' on the Phillimore transcript indicates William Hopwell/Hopnett was a widower.

Is the following possibly his first marriage?

From family search:

https://familysearch.org

England Marriages, 1538–1973
Name: Wm Hopwell
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Age:
Spouse's Name: Ann Webster
Spouse's Birth Date:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Age:
Event Date: 05 May 1726
Event Place: All Saints,Loughborough,Leicester,England
Father's Name:
Mother's Name:
Spouse's Father's Name:
Spouse's Mother's Name:
Race:
Marital Status:
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Race:
Spouse's Marital Status:
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M06189-2
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 592569, 592570
Reference ID:

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 2 May 2013 21:47

It suggests to me the handwriting on the register was hard to read! ;-)

Family search has it as William Hopwell and Ann Torner, the Phillimore's transcript as Wm Hopnett and Anne Lorner.

***The Phillimore's transcript also has a 'w', for Wm Hopnett, does that indicate he was a widower?***

Unfortunately neither record had a link to a copy of the original register.

I was just trying to find the evidence for the marriage patchem mentioned, so that you could judge it for yourself.

Names did often vary quite a bit in spelling, especially in the times before many people could read or write. I've often seen a particular clergyman spell my family's surname one way when recording parish records, but the next incumbent might spell it differently. My 4 x great grandfather spelt his name one way when signing the parish register on his marriage, but the clergyman spelt it differently on the same record!

Unknown

Unknown Report 2 May 2013 20:58

Thanks for this Kuncinta. Does that mean the name Hopewell was originally Hopnett
and has changed over the years?

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 2 May 2013 19:30

Same marriage transcribed on this site:

http://leicestershireparishrecords.blogspot.co.uk/2010/05/phillimores-marriages-prestwold.html

as:

Wm. Hopnett, w., & Anne Lorner, both of B. 1 Apr. 1733

EDIT:

"The abbreviations P. B. H. and C. stand for Prestwold, Burton, Hoton, and Cotes, respectively."

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 2 May 2013 19:23

Familysearch has this record for the Turner marriage mentioned by patchem :

England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Name: William Hopwell
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Age:
Spouse's Name: Anne Torner
Spouse's Birth Date:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Age:
Event Date: 01 Apr 1733
Event Place: Prestwold,Leicester,England
Father's Name:
Mother's Name:
Spouse's Father's Name:
Spouse's Mother's Name:
Race:
Marital Status:
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Race:
Spouse's Marital Status:
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M09629-1
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 592596

Unknown

Unknown Report 2 May 2013 18:41

I got my birth information from Terry. I don't have the details of his wife Ann.
Will have another search in trees and request for more access.

Thanks for your help.

patchem

patchem Report 2 May 2013 06:53

It was not Terry's tree that I have access to.
The one I saw gave a marriage for William to Ann Turner.
Where did you get your birth information from?
Keep on waiting and hope others reply.

Unknown

Unknown Report 30 Apr 2013 19:36

Apologies - I'm new to this and wasn't sure how to reply.

As far as I know Terry hasn't got any more info going back further than 1708.

Yes I have requested to view a couple of trees with the name William hopewell but Terry was the only one who has replied back so far.

All advice much appreciated

Lisa :-)

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 30 Apr 2013 11:13

I've sent a message to poster asking her to return

patchem

patchem Report 29 Apr 2013 21:36

I appear to have access to someone who has William in his tree.

This is from his information, but no sources quoted, and no information on parents:
William Hopewell Male
Date of birth 1708 Place of birth Burton Prestwold

Marriage Ann Turner
Date of marriage 1 APR 1733
Place of marriage Burton Prestwold

Death Year of death 1799
Place of death St. Margaret, Leicester

The tree gives 7 children, which is your ancestor?

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 29 Apr 2013 21:35

Anne Hopwell
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 31 Jan 1741 PRESTWOLD,LEICESTER,ENGLAND
parents:William Hopwell, Ann

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 29 Apr 2013 21:34

John Hopwell
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 06 Sep 1738 PRESTWOLD,LEICESTER,ENGLAND
parents:William Hopwell, Anne

William Hopwel
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 18 Jan 1735 PRESTWOLD,LEICESTER,ENGLAND
parents:William Hopwel, Anne

Thomas Hopwell
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 05 Mar 1733 PRESTWOLD,LEICESTER,ENGLAND
parents:William Hopwell, Anne

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 29 Apr 2013 21:33

could this be a connection?

Name: Elizebeth Hopwell
Gender: Female
Christening Date: 18 Dec 1743
Christening Place: PRESTWOLD,LEICESTER,ENGLAND
Father's Name: William Hopwell
Mother's Name: Ann
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C09629-1
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 592596

patchem

patchem Report 29 Apr 2013 21:24

Welcome to the boards, Lisa.

Where did you find the information about the birth year of William?
(It also helps to know where you have already looked)

Thank-you.

Added:
A lot of people have him in their trees on here.
Have you tried to contact them by using the Search/Search All Trees tab, above.

Unknown

Unknown Report 29 Apr 2013 21:07

Does anyone have any information on the parents or spouse of William Hopewell b1708 in prestwold burton, leicestershire.

Thanks

Lisa

:-)