Mathew Hopkinson

22 March 1848–10 March 1929 (Age 81)
Papplewick, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mathew

When Mathew Hopkinson was born on 22 March 1848, in Papplewick, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Colishaw, was 18 and his mother, Phoebe Hopkinson, was 20. He married Margaret Beresford on 21 April 1877. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Hucknall Torkard, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 10 March 1929, in Bulwell, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80, and was buried in Bulwell, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Mathew Hopkinson
Margaret Beresford
Marriage: 21 April 1877
William Beresford
Albert Edward Hopkinson
Amelia Hopkinson
Maria Hopkinson
Phoebe Ann Hopkinson
Emma Hopkinson
Ernest Hopkinson
Marjorie Hopkinson
Hannah Hopkinson
Walter Hopkinson
George Hopkinson
Franklin Hopkinson

Spouse and Children

21 April 1877


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 6

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 32

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 36

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): patronymic from Hopkin .

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

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Story Highlight

Excerpt from the Life History of John Prosser Hopkinson upon the death of his grandfather Matthew Hopkinson

On March 12, I received a letter from Aunt Maria informing me that Grandpa Hopkinson had passed away on Sunday, March 10th, and that Grandmother would like me to come down and conduct his funeral. El …

Sources (3)

  • Matthew Colishaw in household of Phebe Colishaw, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Matthew Hopkins, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Mathew Hopkinson in entry for Hardy Perkins and Amelia Perkins, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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