See also

Annabella BEAUMONT (1683-1776)

1. Annabella BEAUMONT, daughter of Thomas BEAUMONT M.A. (c. 1639-1710) and Susan OLDYS ( - ), was born in March 1683. She was baptised on 23 March 1683 in Great Dunmow. She died in March 1776 in Upminster, Essex. She married Francis PRIOR.


Francis PRIOR Gent. (also known as [unnamed person]) died. He and Annabella BEAUMONT had the following children:



Susanna PRIOR ( -1758?)

Second Generation

2. Susanna PRIOR (also known as [unnamed person]), daughter of Francis PRIOR Gent. and Annabella BEAUMONT, married Samuel HOPKINS circa [Julian] 8 January 1732. She died in 1758 (estimated).


Lieutenant?? Samuel HOPKINS Genteleman of Hayes, son of Right Rev Ezekiel HOPKINS (1634-1689) and Alicia MOORE (1645?-1681), was born circa [Julian] 1674. He died on [Julian] 5 July 1743. He made a will in 1754. He was. He was buried in Bucknell Church. He and Susanna PRIOR had the following children:



John William HOPKINS (1734-1780)


Henrietta HOPKINS ( -c. 1806)

Third Generation

3. 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.


Mary WORRALL, daughter of Captain John WORRALL (1682-c. 1760) and unk UNK ( - ), was born circa 1738. She died in 1826. She and John William HOPKINS 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 ( - )


Margaret HOPKINS (c. 1769- ). Margaret was born circa [Julian] 1769. She was baptised circa [Julian] 29 September 1769 in Romford.


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 ( - )


4. Henrietta HOPKINS, daughter of Lieutenant?? Samuel HOPKINS Genteleman of Hayes and Susanna PRIOR, married J Tomlinson BUSBY between [Julian] 1754 and [Julian] 1758. She died circa 1806. She married John ALDRIDGE.


J Tomlinson BUSBY and Henrietta HOPKINS had the following children:



William Beaumont BUSBY (1757?-1820). William was born in [Julian] 1757 (estimated) in Hayes, Middlesex. He was baptised on [Julian] 8 September 1757. He died in 1820.


John ALDRIDGE and Henrietta HOPKINS had the following children:



John 2 ALDRIDGE ( - )


Robert BUSBY ( - )