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Hopewell Name Study

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About the Project

The Hopewell Name Study project serves as a collaborative platform to collect information on the Hopewell name. The hope is that other researchers like you will join the study to help make it a valuable reference point for other genealogists who are researching or have an interest in the Hopewell name.

As a One Name Study, this project is not limited to persons who are related biologically. Individual studies can be used to branch out the research into specific methods and areas of interest, such as geographically (England Hopewell's), by time period (18th Century Hopewell's), or by topic (Hopewell DNA, Hopewell Occupations, Hopewell Statistics). These studies may also include a number of family branches which have no immediate link with each other. Some researchers may even be motivated to go beyond the profile identification and research stage to compile fully sourced, single-family histories of some of the families they discover through this name study project.

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How to Join

To join the Hopewell Name Study, first start out by browsing our current research pages to see if there is a specific study ongoing that fits your interests. If so, feel free to add your name to the Membership list below, post an introduction comment on the specific team page, and then dive right in!

If a research page does not yet exist for your particular area of interest, please contact the Name Study Coordinator: Roy Walmsley for assistance.

... ... ... is a member of the Hopewell Name Study Project.

Once you are ready to go, you can also show your project affiliation with the ONS Member Sticker:


Research Pages

Here are some of the current research topics included in the study. I'll be working on them, and could use your help!

  • Hopewells Furniture Store in Nottingham, started by Frank Edwin Hopewell in 1885. History sheet at Hopewells for Furniture.
  • The family of Cornelius Hopewell, baptized at Wilford, Nottinghamshire in 1692.
  • The migration of Hugh Hopewell to the USA about 1640.


  • Just me, Roy Walmsley at the moment. A warm welcome to anyone interested in joining.

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