William Musgrove Hopley, SV/PROG

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William Musgrove Hopley, SV/PROG

Birthdate:
Birthplace: St. Martin Birmingham, Warwick, England
Death: Died in Somerset, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of John Hopley and Mary Hopley
Husband of Mary Ann Hopley
Father of William Musgrove Hopley; Mary Hopley; Richard Rodney Bligh Hopley; Thomas Hopley; Edward Hopley and 2 others
Brother of Edward Hopley

Occupation: Private Secretary to Lord Howe, Admiral of the Fleet.
Managed by: Megan Hopley (nee Nicholls)
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About William Musgrove Hopley, SV/PROG

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 William's death was 1835

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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"South Africa, Cape Province, Western Cape Archives Records, 1792-1992," images, <i>FamilySearch</i> (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-24262-51353-77?cc=1935348 : accessed 5 March 2016), Cape Town > Census records 1807 vol J41 > image 38 of 107; Western Cape Archives, Cape Town.

https://books.google.co.za/books?id=GvAWAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA44&lpg=PA44&dq=admiral+richard+howe+hopley&source=bl&ots=9oLOjeBmdu&sig=vhu5oSafT06obfU861o1juWGW2g&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjBnM3_gbjOAhUBGRQKHcuJBXkQ6AEIQzAH#v=onepage&q=hopley&f=false

The Hopleys were an established family from Kent in England with strong naval connections. They came to South Africa with the occupying British fleet in 1806 and settled in Cape Town as a school master. Fought with the English fleet and served with Sir...

Private Secretary to Lord Richard Howe, Admiral of the Fleet (Royal Navy), 1st Earl of Howe. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Howe,_1st_Earl_Howe Admiral Richard Howe, 1st and last Earl Howe on the HMS Queen Charlotte, at the Battle of the Glorious First of June. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glorious_First_of_June

http://www.abaa.org/book/847994633

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William Musgrove Hopley, SV/PROG's Timeline

1770
August 10, 1770
St. Martin Birmingham, Warwick, England
1796
1796
Age 25
Hampshire, England
1797
1797
Age 26
1800
1800
Age 29
1801
1801
Age 30
1803
1803
Age 32
1804
1804
Age 33
1805
1805
Age 34
1835
August 24, 1835
Age 65
Somerset, South Africa