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
1848–1929
Margaret Beresford
1858–1931
Marriage: 21 April 1877
William Beresford
1875–1949
Albert Edward Hopkinson
1877–1951
Amelia Hopkinson
1879–1946
Maria Hopkinson
1880–1969
Phoebe Ann Hopkinson
1882–1969
Emma Hopkinson
1884–1960
Ernest Hopkinson
1886–1915
Marjorie Hopkinson
1887–1983
Hannah Hopkinson
1889–1979
Walter Hopkinson
1891–1892
George Hopkinson
1896–1973
Franklin Hopkinson
1901–1972

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 April 1877
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+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.
1884

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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