Peggy Hopwood

Brief Life History of Peggy

When Peggy Hopwood was christened on 12 August 1770, in Slaidburn, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Hopwood, was 1768 and her mother, Margaret Smith, was 31.

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Family Time Line

James Hopwood
Margaret Smith
Elizabeth Hopwood
John Hopwood
Peggy Hopwood
Mark Hopwood
Margaret Hopwood
Ann Hopwood
Robert Hopwood

Sources (3)

  • Peggy Hopwood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Peggy Hopwood, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Peggy Hopwood -

World Events (3)


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

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.


Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hopwood (Lancashire), from Old English hop ‘remote enclosed place or valley’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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

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