William Musgrove Hopley

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William Musgrove Hopley

Birthplace: Portsea, Hampshire, England
Death: Died in Swellendam, Western Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of William Musgrove Hopley, SV/PROG and Mary Ann Hopley
Husband of Aletta Alida Hopley
Father of William Musgrove Hopley; Maria Anna Sophia van der Byl (Hopley); William Musgrove Hopley; Frederick Hurlingh Hopley; Richard Rodney Bligh Hopley and 1 other
Brother of Mary Hopley; Richard Rodney Bligh Hopley; Thomas Hopley; Edward Hopley; John Hopley and 1 other

Occupation: Midshipman, Royal Navy. Land Surveyor of Overberg district (SA)
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About William Musgrove Hopley

The Swellendam surveyor who laid out the ninety plots in Port Beaufort.

Married Aletta Alida Hurlingh 1 June 1820 in Cape Town.

From 'A concise history of Port Beaufort & White Sands (also known as Witsand) including Family Trees White Sands & Port Beaufort' written by John McGregor ......wherein he is W.H. Hopley

there are three William Musgrove Hopley's 1. born 1796 m to Aletta Alida Hurlingh 2. born 1826 son of above. 3. born 1853 son of Frederick Hurlingh Hopley (son of WMH 1796 and brother to 1826)

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William Musgrove Hopley's Timeline

Hampshire, England
Age 26
May 5, 1823
Age 27
Caledon, Overberg DC, Western Cape, South Africa
April 29, 1826
Age 30
Burgersdorp, Drakensberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
May 1, 1828
Age 32
Bellevue, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
December 23, 1829
Age 33
South Africa, Swellendam
November 23, 1831
Age 35
June 21, 1864
Age 68
Swellendam, Western Cape, South Africa