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.
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 .
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