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James Stopford

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Capt. James Stopford
Born [date unknown] [location unknown]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 23 Feb 2016 | Last significant change: 12 Nov 2018
23:08: Sue Martin edited the Biography for James Stopford. [Thank Sue for this]
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Capt. James Stopford, of Saltersford, co. Chester, and, later, of New Hall, co. Meath, married 1stly Ellinor Morewood, daughter of Morewood of The Oaks, co. York; he married 2ndly Mary Forth, [1]daughter of Sir Robert Forth.

1671 - This Deed refers to the original land grant from King Charles II to John Shortt in 1677 of Gortagarry. It also mentions a land grant to James Stopford in 1671 and Richard Penn in 1677. It refers  to a 9 June 1739 deed which was made in consideration of the marriage of John Short to Frances Shortt and John Shortt agreed with Charles Spunner to settle lands of Gortagarry for his life and his children or heirs. [2] [3]


  1. The Peerage,
  2. Registry of Deeds, Deed 804 371 542706, 1825
  3. The Down's Survey,,+John&mc=52.808769,-7.964381&z=14
  • Burke's PEERAGE (1913), p. 510

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