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John Hopwood

Birthplace: Hopwood Hall, Middleton, Lancashire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: 1551 (25-34)
Immediate Family:

Son of Edmund Hopwood; Anne Hopwood and Jennet Hopwood
Husband of Elizabeth Hopwood
Father of Edmund Hopwood and Katherine Hopwood
Brother of Elizabeth Belfield; Ann Valentine and Edmund "the Puritan" Hopwood
Half brother of Robert Hopwood

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About John Hopwood

AKA John Fishwick Hopwood

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History of Fishwick:

The summary in the record states that 'they hold 70 acres by being Serjeants of the forests of Lonsdale, Amounderness and [West] Derbyshire, rendering 15s.4d. and relief; Survey of 1346 (Chet. Soc), 48. Comparing the lists it seems that Alan del Moor represents Roger the Clerk and William son of Richard; William de Fishwick, William Watchet (2 acres and 2d. rent being added); Adam son of Simon, John son of John; Adam de Bury and Lawrence Travers, Baldwin de Preston; and the other three the heirs of Roger del Ridding, In 1326 Adam de Bury granted messuages, &c., in Preston, Fishwick and Ashton to Peter de Risley and Maud his wife, with remainders to Maud's sisters and to Richard the brother of Adam; Final Conc, ii, 63. William de Beconsaw in 1372 purchased a messuage and land in Preston and Fishwick from Robert son of Robert son of Richard de Bury; ibid, ii, 184. Christiana del Ridding gave land in the Ridding to her son Adam; Kuerden MSS. ii, fol. 226b. In the time of Richard II and Henry IV these lands were sold to the Waltons of Preston; ibid. From one of the deeds it appears that Ridding Field was near Fishwick Brook. 14. A charter of 1279 shows that Adam Woderowe and his wife Amabel (daughter of Roger de Fishwick) pledged land in Fishwick field in return for 15s. lent them in their need by Roger son of Roger son of Alan de Fishwick; Add. MS. 32106, no. 398. Alexander Woderowe of Preston gave land of his mother's in Fishwick to Adam Lussell, clerk; Kuerden MSS. ii, fol. 227b. Simon de Fishwick was in 1284 nonsuited in a claim against Benedict Gernet concerning land in Fishwick; Assize R. 1268, m. 12 d. Adam son of Simon de Fishwick in 1314–15 gave lands in Fishwick and Brockholes to his son Simon, who had married Maud daughter of Thomas son of David de Kirkham; Towneley MS. DD, no. 714. The same Adam in 1311–12 gave land in Westfield, next the demesne, to Robert son of Auger; Kuerden MSS. ii, fol. 226b. In 1319–20 Adam son of Robert son of Auger de Fishwick gave land in the Westfield, lying between lands of the lord of Fishwick, to Richard son of Dobin and Cecily his wife; ibid. fol. 227b. This land seems afterwards (c. 1400) to have been the property of John Lussell of Preston; ibid. By a charter dated '5 Edw.' Roger son of Roger son of John de Fishwick granted a messuage and land in the vill of Fishwick to Richard son of Roger de Fishwick; Add. MS. 32106, no. 95 (fol. 257). William son of Richard de Fishwick was a witness. Maud widow of Roger son of Roger son of John de Fishwick in 1312–13 gave Richard son of Roger de Fishwick all the land she held in dower; Kuerden, loc. cit. Roger son of John de Fishwick was a witness. An Adam Fishwick was tenant of the hall about 1550. After his death a claim to it was put forward (1565) by Gregory Fishwick, the holders being another Adam Fishwick and Thurstan Southworth. The depositions are printed by Fishwick, op. cit. 299–306. Robert Fishwick claimed land in 1551; Ducatus Lanc. (Rec Com.), ii, 112. 15. Settlements of land in Fishwick were made by Thomas Nixon and Joan his wife in 1406 and 1410; the remainder was to Sir James Harrington (apparently the owner), who granted turbary on Balderston Moss during the nonage of the heir of William Balderston; Add. MS. 32106, no. 967, 91 (fol. 256). Thomas Nixon made a further purchase in 1416; Final Conc. iii, 73. A later Sir James Harrington died in 1497 holding lands in Fishwick by services unknown; Duchy of Lanc. Inq. p.m. iii, no. 40. They passed (by purchase or inheritance) to his son-in-law Sir Thomas Ashton of Ashton-under-Lyne, who died in 1514; ibid. iv, no. 80. His heir, Thomas Hoghton, held them in 1580 by services unknown, but in 1630 the lands in Fishwick were considered an appurtenance of the manor of Lea; ibid. xiv, no. 26; xxvii, no. 13. Sir Richard Hoghton was concerned in a plea regarding a messuage, &c., in Fishwick in 1544; Ducatus Lanc. ii, 77. He complained that Robert Ainsworth and others had broken his close; Pal. of Lanc. Writs Proton. 36 Hen. VIII. William Walton of Preston died in 1559 holding 6 acres in Fishwick of Sir Richard Molyneux in socage, by fealty and suit of court; ibid. xi, no. 27. Richard Walton in 1569 held 16 acres of the queen; ibid. xiii, no. 26. In later inquisitions the tenure is not stated. John Singleton in 1530 held lands in Fishwick of the heir of Lord Dacre; ibid, vi, no. 32. A like statement is made in other inquisitions of the family. Thomas Clayton in 1591 held land of Sir Richard Molyneux; ibid. xv, no. 3. The tenure of Richard Walmsley's lands here in 1609 was unknown; Lancs. Inq. p.m. (Rec. Soc. Lancs. and Ches.), i, 149. 16. Add. MS. 32106, no. 90 (fol. 255). Eyves—perhaps Ees—was a place in the township; Ducatus Lanc. i, 238. 17. Royalist Comp. Papers (Rec. Soc. Lancs. and Ches.), ii, 280–1. For pedigree see Fishwick, op. cit. 332. 18. Royalist Comp. Papers, ii, 285. The claim recorded was for an annuity of £10 from Over Hacking in Aughton (Aighton). 19. Ibid. ii, 279–84. Ralph Eyves was buried at Preston 30 Aug. 1653, aged ninety-five; Reg. 20. Royalist Comp. Papers, ii, 286. 21. Dugdale, Visit. (Chet. Soc.), 105. 22. Index of Royalists (Index Soc), 41–3. Richard Kellet had lands also in Ribbleton (Braggar's tenement) and in Preston (Knowle Hey), the latter by grant of Richard Savage of Winnington, Staffs. The estate was sequestered for the' popery and delinquency' of Kellet, who died before 1652, when his daughter Mary Knight petitioned for restoration, she being 'conformable to the Church of England '; Royalist Comp. Papers, iv, 39. 23. Cal. Com. for Comp. v, 3193. 24. Estcourt and Payne, Eng. Cath. Nonjurors, 94. 25. Burke, Commoners, i, 651–3. 26. Information of Mr. Trower. The other daughter of Nicholas Starkie married—Bacon. 27. Pal. of Lanc. Chan. Misc. 1, 12 (1389 and 1395). The gift was probably void. 28. Fishwick, op. cit. 101.

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Middleton, Lancashire, England
Age 30
Middleton, Lancashire, England