Harry Hopwood

Harry Ridehalph Hopwood (1889 - 1960)

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Harry Ridehalph Hopwood
Born in Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
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Husband of — married 1939 in Heywood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
Died in Heywood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
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23:56: Janet (Langridge) Wild edited the Biography for Harry Ridehalph Hopwood (1889-1960). [Thank Janet for this]
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Biography

Harry Hopwood is one of twins.

Birth

Harry was born on the 28 June 1889 - in Colne, Lancashire, England. His parents are John William Hopwood and Mary Maria.[1]

Christening

He was christened in the following month on the 28 July 1889[1]

Marriage

Harry R Hopwood married Elizabeth Pearson during the 3rd quarter (Jul-Aug-Sep) of 1939 in Heywood, Lancashire, England[2]Memories from Irene Wild - Harry and Elizabeth had no children as they married late in life. It is not known to our family if Harry had been married before and had family.

Residence

1889 - Colne, Lancashire, England
1889 - Christening 28 Jul 1889 Colne, Lancashire, England
1891 - Great Marsden, Lancashire, England
31 Mar 1901 - Heywood, Lancashire, England

1891 Census

Harry Ridehalgh Hopwood[3]
John William Hopwood Head Male 29 Blackburn, Lancashire
Mary Maria Hopwood Wife Female 28 Colne, Lancashire
Bernard Hartley Hopwood Son Male 1None given Colne, Lancashire
Harry RidehalghHopwood Son Male 1 Colne, Lancashire

1901 Census

On the 31 Mar 1901 Harry Ridehalgh Hopwood is living with his parents and siblings in Heywood, Lancashire, England. He is listed as being 11 years old with an estimated birth year of 1890. There is no mention of educational status or workplace.[4]
John W Hopwood Head Male 39 Blackburn, Lancashire
Mary M Hopwood Wife Female 38 Colne, Lancashire
Susan E Hopwood Daughter Female 13 Colne, Lancashire
Bernard H Hopwood Son Male 11None given Colne, Lancashire
Harry R Hopwood Son Male 11 Colne, Lancashire
William Hopwood Son Male 9 Colne, Lancashire
Florence Hopwood Daughter Female 6 Heywood, Lancashire

1911 Census

The 1901 census shows that the family are all living together in Heywood, Lancashire, England. Harry now aged 23 years is assisting in the business. His father was a Carting Agent for the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company[5]
John William Hopwood Head Male 49 Carting Agent Mill Hill, Blackburn, Lancashire
Mary Maria Hopwood Wife Female 48 Colne, Lancashire
Susan Ellen Hopwood Daughter Female 23School Teacher Colne, Lancashire
Bernard Hartley Hopwood Son Male 21Assisting in the businessColne, Lancashire
Harry Ridehalgh HopwoodSon Male 21Assisting in the business Colne, Lancashire
William Hopwood SonMale19Assisting in the business Colne, Lancashire
Florence HopwoodDaughterFemale16Dressmaker's ApprenticeHeywood, Lancashire

Occupation

Soldier - served in WWII and suffered a severe head injury and shrapnel was embedded in his head so he was which invalided out and sent back to the united Kingdom.
Harry and his twin brother Bernard ran a small transport business in Heywood, Lancashire.

Death

Harry died in the 3rd quarter of (Jul-Aug-Sep) in 1960 Heywood, Lancashire, England Harry was aged 71 when he died[6]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N6YN-B7S : 12 February 2018, Harry Ridehalph Hopwood, 28 Jun 1889); citing item 10 p 188, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,471,024.
  2. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV8V-LGX2 : 8 October 2014), Harry R Hopwood and null, 1939; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1939, quarter 3, vol. 8C, p. 1697, Heywood, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QT25-BPZ : 6 May 2019), Harry Ridehalgh Hopwood in household of John William Hopwood, Great Marsden, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Lancashire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9K6-NXM : 21 May 2019), Harry R Hopwood in household of John W Hopwood, Heywood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Heywood subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWB7-8J5 : 17 August 2019), Harry Ridehalgh Hopwood in household of John William Hopwood, Heywood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  6. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVCL-VBY9 : 4 September 2014), Harry R Hopwood, 1960; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Heywood, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.


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