Peggy Hopwood

12 August 1770–
Slaidburn, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Peggy

When Peggy Hopwood was christened on 12 August 1770, in Slaidburn, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Hopwood, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Smith, was 30.

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Family Time Line

James Hopwood
1741–1823
Margaret Smith
1740–1809
Elizabeth Hopwood
1766–
John Hopwood
1768–1846
Peggy Hopwood
1770–
James Hopwood
1771–
Mark Hopwood
1772–
Margaret Hopwood
1774–1834
Ann Hopwood
1777–1833
Robert Hopwood
1780–1830

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1815

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.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire, so named from Old English hop ‘valley among hills’ + wudu ‘wood’. There is a Hopwood in Worcestershire, identical in meaning, which may also have given rise to the surname in some instances.

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

Sources (2)

  • Peggy Hopwood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Peggy Hopwood -

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