Joseph Hopkinson

???? - 1837


Biography

Awarded one-third of a fractional share (either one-sixth or one-seventh) of the compensation for the enslaved on Clonbrock in British Guiana, alongside his brother and sister Thomas (q.v.) and Elizabeth Hopkinson. The three siblings were the children of John Hopkinson (q.v.) and Elizabeth Rogers, and half-brothers and sisters of Jonathan, David, Hugh, Benjamin, John and Eliza Hopkinson. The remainder of the compensation was paid to the Rogers family.  

  1. Will of Joseph Hopkinson of Sloane Street proved 22/02/1837. The will is dated 16/03/1822 and specifies him as formerly of Aigburth Hall and now residing at Sloane Street 'now about embarking for New South Wales', and refers to his late brother John.

Sources

T71/885 British Guiana no. 577. http://www.spanglefish.com/slavesandhighlanders/index.asp?pageid=369224 [accessed 16/10/2012].

  1. PROB 11/1872. The will of Thomas Hopkinson of Sloane Street was proved 25/7/1837 PROB11/1881. No registration of either death has yet  been found.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish

Associated Claims (1)

£3,124 6S 2D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

Other
Australia: New South Wales 
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His will, dated 16/03/1822, describes him as formerly of Aigburth Hall and now residing at Sloane Street 'now about embarking for New South...

Addresses (1)

Sackville Street, London, Middlesex, London, England