Elizabeth Hardwick

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hardwick was christened on 1 July 1771, in Bodenham, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Hardwick, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Hoyle, was 24. She married John Hope on 28 December 1795, in Herefordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 16 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Hope
1768–1837
Elizabeth Hardwick
1771–
Marriage: 28 December 1795
James Hops
1790–
Charlotte Hope
1806–1879
William Hope
1791–
Rose Hope
1793–
Ann Hopes
1793–
Thomas Hope
1796–
Elizabeth Hopes
1797–
John Hope
1799–
Martha Hope
1799–
Sarah Hope
1801–1801
Jane Hope
1801–
Elizabeth Hope
1803–
Martha Hope
1804–
Martha Hope
1804–1853
John Hope
1805–1876
Garvis Hope
1805–
Sarah Hope
1806–1806
Frederick Hope
1807–
Betty Hope
1808–
William Hope
1809–
Mary Hope
1810–
Elizabeth Hope
1811–
John Hope
1811–
George Hope
1814–
Mary Hope
1824–
Elizabeth N. Hope
1849–1860

Sources (49)

  • Elizabeth Hardwick, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Hardwick, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Elizabeth Hope in entry for John Hope, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Derbyshire): habitational name from Hardwick Hall in Ault Hucknall (Derbyshire) or any of numerous other places called with Old English heorde-wīc ‘herd farm’ (from heord ‘herd’ + wīc ‘specialized farmstead’), such as Hardwick in Yorkshire, Warwickshire, and Cambridgeshire, and Hardwicke in Gloucestershire and Shropshire.

Americanized form of German Hartwig .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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