See also

Harriet ROE ( - )

1. Harriet ROE was the child of Joseph ROE ( -c. 1820) and Margaret HOPKINS (c. 1769- ).

Second Generation

2. Joseph ROE, son of Charles ROE, died circa 1820. He married Margaret HOPKINS.

 

Joseph Roe of Macclesfield was one of the sons of Macclesfield's great entrepreneur, Charles Roe, a silk manufacturer who expanded into copper mining and smelting on a large scale owning mines on Anglesey, in Cumbria, Cheshire and elsewhere. Joseph and Margaret Roe lived Macclesfield for a while before moving to Congleton, Cheshire. They lived in Moody Hall, WestStreet, Congleton and the house can still be seen today. Joseph was recorder of Macclesfield at one time but he also owned the Dane Mill silk mill and other property in Congleton. Sometime after Joseph's death (1820-21), Margaret and her daughter Mary moved to a house in Leek, Staffordshire, directly opposite that of her niece Mrs Mary Elizabeth Cruso nee Badnall.
Both buildings still stand in Leek.

 

3. Margaret HOPKINS, daughter of Revd. John William HOPKINS and Mary WORRALL, was born circa [Julian] 1769. She was baptised circa [Julian] 29 September 1769 in Romford. She and Joseph ROE had the following children:

 

John William ROE ( - )

George ROE ( - )

Jane ROE ( - )

Stockdale ROE ( - )

Margaret ROE ( - )

Frances ROE ( - )

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Harriet ROE ( - )

Hannah ROE ( - )

Mary Elizabeth ROE ( - )

Third Generation

4. Charles ROE was a Silk Manufacturer, Mine Owner and industrialist.

 

Charles Roe was a silk manufacturer who expanded into copper mining and smelting on a large scale owning mines on Anglesey, in Cumbria, Cheshire and elsewhere.

 

Charles ROE had the following children:

 

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Joseph ROE ( -c. 1820)

 

5. Revd. John William HOPKINS (also known as [unnamed person]), son of Lieutenant?? Samuel HOPKINS Genteleman of Hayes and Susanna PRIOR, was born in 1734. He was baptised on [Julian] 20 May 1734 in St. Andrew's, Holborn, City of London. He was a Clergyman. He was a Rector of Upminster, Essex. and St.Mary's Westminster. He married Mary WORRALL on 13 February 1766 in St. Lawrence Jewry, Milk Street, London. He died in 1780 in Upminster, Essex. He was buried in Nave of the Church, Upminster (South Side).

 

John William Hopkins was admitted at Winchester College as of kin to the founder, 1745 (-52), and at New College, also, Dec. 9th 1752 (-66). He vacated the fellowship at New College, having married and been presented with a living in 1766.

He was chaplain of Romford, Essex (1765-1770), and later Rector of Upminster, Essex. On the 28th October 1777 he was admitted and instituted to the Rectory of the Parish Church of Strand, otherwise known as St. Marys le Strand, in the county of Middlesex..

He may also have been the vicar of Croperdy in Oxfordshire at some time during his career.

 

6. Mary WORRALL, daughter of Captain John WORRALL and unk UNK, was born circa 1738. She died in 1826. She married Joseph SHARPE.

 

A descendant, Dasha Brandt, has said: "As Mary's father died in 1760, I believe that she lived in London with her uncle & aunt in the years between her father's death in 1760 and her marriage in 1766.".

 

John William HOPKINS and Mary WORRALL had the following children:

 

John William (Jr) HOPKINS (c. 1767-1823). John was born circa 1767 in Romford. He was baptised on [Julian] 29 April 1767 in Romford. He was a Lieutenant in the Royal Navy. He died on 29 March 1823. He was buried in Chaddesley Corbett, Kidderminster.

Samuel HOPKINS ( - )

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Margaret HOPKINS (c. 1769- )

Marianne HOPKINS (c. 1772-1815). Marianne was born circa [Julian] 1772. She died on [Julian] 6 October 1815. She was buried in Chaddesley Corbett.

Harriet HOPKINS (1773-1820). Harriet was born on 15 October 1773 in Upminster. She was born circa 1774. She married Richard Snr BADNALL on 20 June 1793 in Prestbury Parish Church, Cheshire. She died on 7 March 1820 in Leek, Staffs.. She was buried on 14 March 1820 in Family Vault, St. Edwards churchyard, Leek, Staffs..

Adolpha HOPKINS ( - )