Henry WELLS ( -1828)

1. Henry WELLS was born. He married Elizabeth RAWSON on 2 February 1807 in St Peter, Nottimgham. He died in 1828 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. Will proved 12 May 1828 with two codicils.

 

Elizabeth RAWSON and Henry WELLS had the following children:

 

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Henry WELLS (1808-1869)

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Mary Ann WELLS (1812-1892)

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Elizabeth WELLS (1814- )

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Arthur WELLS (1815-1882)

Second Generation

2. Henry WELLS, son of Henry WELLS and Elizabeth RAWSON, was born on 22 August 1808 in St Peters, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. He was a Legal Profession - Attorney at Law. He married Anne BERRY on 20 September 1827 in St Mary Magdelene, Newark. He appeared in the census in 1851 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. The address was: Middle Hill, St Mary. Living with wife Anne and children - Anne, Mary, Bernard, Lucy, Marion, Esther, Henry, Henry appeared in the census in 1861 in Nottingham. The address was: Park Street, St Nicholas. Living with wife Annes and children Anne, Mary, Bernard,Lucy and Henry. Henry died on 28 September 1869 in Nottingham. The address was: Hampden Road. Probate to Anne Eliza.

 

Anne BERRY was born in 1811 in Nottingham. She died in January 1878 in Nottingham. She and Henry WELLS had the following children:

 

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Henry WELLS (1832- )

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Anne Eliza WELLS (1833-1924)

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Mary Helen WELLS (1835-1902)

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Bernard WELLS (1839-1891)

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Arthur WELLS (1840-1931)

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Lucy Violet WELLS (1843-1911)

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Marion WELLS (1845-1851)

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Esther WELLS (1846-1931)

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Henry WELLS (1848- )

 

3. Mary Ann WELLS, daughter of Henry WELLS and Elizabeth RAWSON, was born on 8 April 1812 in Nottingham. She married Richard ALLIOTT on 23 June 1830 in Nottingham. She appeared in the census in 1851 in Plymouth, Devon. The address was: Western College. Also resident Arthur Wells (10) nephew and students. Mary appeared in the census in 1881 in Islington, London. The address was: 45 St Johns Park. Living with nephew Arthur A Wells, Roman Catholic priest. Mary appeared in the census in 1891 in Islington. The address was: 45 St Johns Park. Living with nephew Arthur Wells. Mary died on 18 January 1892 in Torquay, Devonshire. The address was: 3 Matlock Terrace. Probate to Arthur Alliott WELLS, nephew. Estate - 10906 pounds. Arthur Wells is regarded as the founder of the Franciscan Priory at Chilworth, Surrey - the building of which was funded (7000 pounds) by a bequest from Mary Anne ALLIOTT his aunt.

 

Richard ALLIOTT, son of Richard ALLIOTT (1769-1840) and Marianne STRAHAN (1783-1837), was born on 1 September 1804 in Nottiingham, Nottinghamshire. He appeared in the census in 1841 in Nottingham. The address was: Castlegate. Living with wife Mary Ann. In 1843 Richard was resident in Lambeth, London. He resigned from his position in Nottingham to become Pastor of the church at York Road. Richard was a Clergyman - Congregational Minister. He appeared in the census in 1851 in Dunleved, Cornwall. The address was: New Road. Visiting home of Harriett HORSEY, wife of Independant Minister. Richard appeared in the census in 1861 in Yardley, Worcestershire. Living with wife Mary Ann and nephew Arthur Alliott WELLS (20). Richard died on 20 December 1863 in Acocks Green, Birmingham, West Midlands.

 

Richard is the third generation of Congregational (Dissenting) Ministers in Nottingham. It has been hard to trace the full lineage which intertwined with the Strahan family. There is no record of marriages, for example as marriage outside of the Church of England was illegal under the Marriage Act of 1754.

 

4. Elizabeth WELLS, daughter of Henry WELLS and Elizabeth RAWSON, was born on 11 February 1814 in St Nicholas, Nottingham.

 

5. Arthur WELLS, son of Henry WELLS and Elizabeth RAWSON, was born on 5 June 1815 in Nottingham. He was a Legal Profession - Solicitor. He appeared in the census in 1841. He married Lucy Emily TOWLE on 11 July 1850 in Ockbrook, Derbyshire. He appeared in the census in 1861 in Nottingham. The address was: Regent Street, St Marys. Living with his son. Arthur died on 30 March 1882 in Basford, Notts. Probate to James Bingham ALLIOTT and William Blakely THORPE - Estate 146274 pounds.

 

Lucy Emily TOWLE, daughter of John TOWLE (1786-1865) and Elizabeth HARRISON (1791-1849), was born on 9 June 1828 in Ockbrook. She was baptised on 9 June 1828 in Ockbrook. She appeared in the census in 1851 in Shardlow, Derbyshire. The address was: Borrowash Mills, Ockbrook. Visiting her Father. Lucy died in April 1851 in Nottingham. She and Arthur WELLS had the following children:

 

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Arthur Percy WELLS (1851-1864)

Third Generation

6. Henry WELLS, son of Henry WELLS and Anne BERRY, was born on 9 November 1832 in St Nicholas, Nottingham. The address was: St James Terrace.

 

7. Anne Eliza WELLS, daughter of Henry WELLS and Anne BERRY, was born on 19 December 1833 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. She appeared in the census in 1871 in Nottingham. The address was: Hampden Street, St Mary. Living with sister Mary Ellen. Anne appeared in the census in 1881 in Nottingham. The address was: 8 Forest Grove. Living with sister Mary. Anne appeared in the census in 1891 in Nottingham. The address was: Belgrave Square, St mary. Living with sister Mary. Anne appeared in the census in 1911 in Clevedon, Somerset. The address was: Olivet, Queens Road. Living alone with a nurse domestic and a domestic servant. Anne died on 21 July 1924 in Clevedon. The address was: Olivet, Queens Road. Proabte to Henry Brougham POPE, M.D. Estate value 8223 pounds.

 

8. Mary Helen WELLS, daughter of Henry WELLS and Anne BERRY, was born on 9 October 1835 in Nottingham. She died on 20 November 1902 in Clevedon. The address was: Wynfrid, Albert Road. Probate to William KITCHING, gentleman. Estate value 11924 pounds.

 

9. Bernard WELLS, son of Henry WELLS and Anne BERRY, was born in 1839 in Nottingham. He married Harriett Jessie BROWN on 17 October 1867 in All Saints, Fulham, London. He appeared in the census in 1871 in Fulham, London. The address was: Stamford Gardens, Fulham Road. Living with his wife Jessie in the house of her uncle Alfred and Ellen WICKSTEED together with thier daughter Esther L born 1871. Bernard was a Legal Profession - Solicitors Clerk in Dept of Inland Revenue, Somerset House. He appeared in the census in 1881 in Edmonton, London. The address was: Vicars Moor lane. The 1881 census records this as Richard and Harriet WELLS. The following facts confirm this however as to be Bernard and Jessie. 1. Daughter Esther L fits Bernard and Jessie. Son Norman fits also and Lucy V WELLS was also in residence described as sister to the head of household. Bernard died on 2 February 1891 in Streatham, London. The address was: Ingleton, Leigham Court Road. Resident at Ingleton, Leigham Court Road, Streatham. Will proved by wife Jessie and by Alfred HOPKINSON of Herne Hill. Barrister at Law and Jesse HIND, Solicitor of Nottingham . Estate value 14306 pounds.

 

Harriett Jessie BROWN was born in 1840 in London. She appeared in the census in 1911 in Hammersmith, London. The address was: Ravenscourt Mansions. Living with one servant. Harriett died on 13 April 1928 in Whetstone, Middlesex. The address was: Gordonville, Athenaeum Road. Probate to Bernard Norman WELLS, Solicitor and Esther Lilian SHEPPARD wife of reverend Edgar Stuart SHEPPARD. Estate Value 271 pounds. She and Bernard WELLS had the following children:

 

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Esther Lilian WELLS (1870-1946)

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Mary WELLS (1872- )

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Bernard Norman WELLS (1876-1934)

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Wilfred WELLS (1879-1896)

 

10. Arthur WELLS, son of Henry WELLS and Anne BERRY, was born in July 1840 in Nottingham. At some point went to live with his Aunt Mary Ann and added the name Alliott. Arthur appeared in the census in 1841 in Nottingham. The address was: 21 Fletcher Gate. Living with parents. Arthur appeared in the census in 1851 in Plymouth, Devon. The address was: Western College. Living with his Aunt - Mary Ann ALLIOTT. Arthur was educated at Batchelor of Arts in 1859 in London University. First BA Exam for Honours in French. Arthur was a Legal Profession - Barrister at Law and RC Priest. He was educated at Second BA in 1861 in London, University. The address was: Soring Hill College. Passed second BA exam. Arthur appeared in the census in 1861 in Yardley, Worcestershire. Living with his Aunt Mary Ann and Richard ALLIOTT. Arthur was educated at L.LD in 1866 in London. Passed LLD exam. Arthur appeared in the census in 1871 in Broadway, Worcertershire. The address was: Leamington Road Monastery. He was educated at Studentship in Law in 1876 in Lincolns Inn Fields, London. Awarded studentship in Jurisprudence and Roman Civil law at Inns of Court. Arthur appeared in the census in 1881 in Islington, London. The address was: 45 St Johns Park. Living with Aunt, Mary Ann. Arthur appeared in the census in 1891 in Islington. The address was: 45 St Johns Park. Living with his Aunt Mary Ann. Arthur appeared in the census in 1901 in Ealing, Middlesex. The address was: 7 Sherborne Gardens. Living alone. Arthur appeared in the census in 1911 in Torquay, Devon. The address was: Arcona, Babbacombe. Living alone. Arthur died in September 1931 in Basford, Notts.

 

11. Lucy Violet WELLS, daughter of Henry WELLS and Anne BERRY, was born in 1843 in Nottingham. She appeared in the census in 1871 in Mutford, Suffolk. The address was: Church Lane, Lound. Governess in the home of Joseph and Catherine RANEY. Lucy was a Goverrness. She appeared in the census in 1881 in Edmonton. The address was: Vicars Moor Lane. Living with her brother Richard and his wife Harriett. Lucy appeared in the census in 1891 in Lambeth, London. The address was: The Lodge, Herne Hill Road. Living with her brother in law and her sister Esther. Lucy appeared in the census in 1901 in Chorlton, Lancashire. The address was: 3 Pine Grove. Living on own means with one servant. Lucy appeared in the census in 1911 in Chelsea, london. The address was: 53 Burton Court. Living with a servant. Lucy died on 23 November 1911 in St Georges Hospital, Middlesex. resident at Burton Court, Chelsea. Probate to Jesse HIND, solicitor. Estate value 13 890 pounds.

 

12. Marion WELLS, daughter of Henry WELLS and Anne BERRY, was born in 1845 in Nottingham. She died in April 1851 in Nottingham.

 

13. Esther WELLS, daughter of Henry WELLS and Anne BERRY, was born in April 1846 in Nottingham. She married Alfred HOPKINSON on 3 July 1873 in Basford. She appeared in the census in 1891 in Lambeth. The address was: The Lodge, Herne Hill Road. Livign with Husband and children. Esther appeared in the census in 1901 in Chorlton. The address was: Fairfield, 1 Daisy Bank Road. Living with husband Alfred, Kings Counsel and Principal of Owens College. Esther appeared in the census in 1911 in Harrogate, Yorkshire. The address was: 1 Victoria Avenue. Boarding with husband and daughter Esther Phyllis. Husband now Vice Chancellor of the Unversity of Manchester and a Kings Council. Esther died on 19 April 1931 in London, Middlesex. The address was: 10 Lansdowne Crescent. Porbate tio the reverend Arthur Wells HOPKINSON and Martin HOPKINSON, publisher. Estate value, 11058 pounds.

 

Alfred HOPKINSON was born in 1852 in Manchester, England. He was a Legal Profession - Barrister at law, Knight, KC. He died on 11 November 1939 in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. The address was: Longmeadow, Bovenden. Probate to venerable John Henry HOPKINSON, Archdeacon of Westmoreland and Martin HOPKINSON, no occupation. Estate value 42868 pounds. He and Esther WELLS had the following children:

 

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Arthur Wells HOPKINSON (1875-1960)

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John Henry HOPKINSON (1877-1957)

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Ellen HOPKINSON (1878- )

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Alfred Augustine HOPKINSON (1879- )

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Margaret Alice HOPKINSON (1881- )

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Martin HOPKINSON (1883-1947)

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Esther Phyllis HOPKINSON (1888-1968)

 

14. Henry WELLS, son of Henry WELLS and Anne BERRY, was born in January 1848 in Nottingham.

 

15. Arthur Percy WELLS, son of Arthur WELLS and Lucy Emily TOWLE, was born in April 1851 in Nottingham. He died in January 1864 in Basford.

Fourth Generation

16. Esther Lilian WELLS, daughter of Bernard WELLS and Harriett Jessie BROWN, was born on 18 October 1870 in Kensington, London. The address was: Stamford Villas. She married Edgar Stuart SHEPPARD on 15 September 1908 in Acton Green, Ealing Middlesex. She appeared in the census in 1911 in Hammersmith, London. The address was: 93 Shaftesbury Road, Ravenscourt Park. She appeared in the census in 1939 in Finchley, London. The address was: 1163 High Road. Living with husband Edgar. Esther died in June 1946 in Surrey South Western.

 

Edgar Stuart SHEPPARD was born on 10 January 1872 in Frome, Somerset. He was a Clergyman. He died on 19 July 1955 in Lingfield, Surrey. The address was: Homes of St Barnabas, Dormans. Probate to Arthur Lewin SHEPPARD, retired Lieutenant Colonel, Army. Estate value 5073 pounds.

 

17. Mary WELLS, daughter of Bernard WELLS and Harriett Jessie BROWN, was born on 18 September 1872 in Earls Court, Middlesex. The address was: 10 Stamford Villas, Fulham. She appeared in the census in 1881 in Edmonton, London. The address was: Vicars Moor lane. Living with parents.

 

18. Bernard Norman WELLS, son of Bernard WELLS and Harriett Jessie BROWN, was born on 24 June 1876 in Streatham, London. The address was: Argyle Street. He appeared in the census in 1901 in Ipswich, Suffolk. The address was: 25 Lower Brook Street. Lodging in the home of Martha KINNELL. No rleation. Bernard was a Legal Profession - Solicitor. He died in January 1934 in Godstone, Surrey.

 

19. Wilfred WELLS, son of Bernard WELLS and Harriett Jessie BROWN, was born in 1879 in Middlesex, London. He died in January 1896 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

 

20. Arthur Wells HOPKINSON, son of Alfred HOPKINSON and Esther WELLS, was born in January 1875 in Chorlton, Lancashire. He married Dorothy Virtue MILLARD in April 1901 in Headington, Oxford. He appeared in the census in 1911 in Winchfield, Hampshire. The address was: Rectory. Living with wife and two servants. Arthur was a Clergyman. He died on 22 December 1960 in Wareham, Dorset.

 

Dorothy Virtue MILLARD, daughter of James Elwin MILLARD (1823-1894) and Dora Frances SCLATER (1835-1920), was born in October 1873 in Basingstoke Hampshire. She died in July 1965 in Weymouth, Dorset.

 

21. John Henry HOPKINSON, son of Alfred HOPKINSON and Esther WELLS, was born in January 1877 in Chorlton. He was a Clergyman - Archdeacon of Westmoreland. He married Evelyn Mary FOUNTAINE on 23 December 1902 in Surbiton, Surrey. He experienced Enlistment on 26 May 1918 in Colne, Lancashire. The address was: 33 Penrith Road. Enlisted in Royal Army Medical Corps. John died in October 1957 in North East Cheshire.

 

Evelyn Mary FOUNTAINE was born in July 1877 in Basford, Notts. She died in July 1958 in Hammersmith. She and John Henry HOPKINSON had the following children:

 

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John Fountaine HOPKINSON (1904- )

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Henry Thomas HOPKINSON (1905- )

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Paul HOPKINSON (1906- )

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Alfred Stephen HOPKINSON (1908- )

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Esther HOPKINSON (1911- )

 

22. Ellen HOPKINSON, daughter of Alfred HOPKINSON and Esther WELLS, was born in January 1878 in Chorlton.

 

23. Alfred Augustine HOPKINSON, son of Alfred HOPKINSON and Esther WELLS, was born in July 1879 in Chorlton. He experienced Enlistment between 1899 and 1902 in South Africa. Lieutenant in Imperial Yeomanry in Boer War. Invalided home.

Received Queens South Africa medal clasps - Cape Colony, Transvaal, Orange Free State. Alfred appeared in the census in 1901 in Chorlton. The address was: Fairfield, 1 Daisy Bank Road. Living with parents.

 

24. Margaret Alice HOPKINSON, daughter of Alfred HOPKINSON and Esther WELLS, was born in October 1881 in Chorlton. She married Gerald Berkeley HERTZ in January 1905 in Chorlton. She appeared in the census in 1911 in Chorlton. The address was: 2 Buckingham Crescent, Daisy Bank Road. Living with husband and children.

 

Gerald Berkeley HERTZ, son of William Martin HERTZ (1846-1912) and Fanny Mary HALLE (1852-1905), was born in October 1877 in Bradford, Yorkshire. He was a Legal Profession - Barrister at Law. He and Margaret Alice HOPKINSON had the following children:

 

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Mary Geraldine HERTZ (1906- )

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Margaret Esther HERTZ (1908- )

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Evangeline HERTZ (1909- )

 

25. Martin HOPKINSON, son of Alfred HOPKINSON and Esther WELLS, was born in July 1883 in Chorlton. He was a Legal Profession - Barrister at Law. He married Christine Holliman HARTNOLL in July 1907 in Barnet, Middlesex. He appeared in the census in 1911 in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire. The address was: Longmeadow, Bovenden. Living with wife and son. Martin died on 13 November 1947 in Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire. The address was: The Manor House. Probate to Christine his wife, James Hartnoll HOPKINSON, farmer and Alrred Almyas HOPKINSON, ironfounder. Estate value 23686 pounds.

 

Christine Holliman HARTNOLL was born in 1880 in Bethnal Green, London. She died in January 1952 in Woodstock, Oxfordshire. The address was: Woodstock House. Probate to Alfred Amyas Hartnoll HOPKINSON, schoolmaster, James Hartnoll HOPKINSON, farmer, and David Martin HOPKINSON, Inspector of Education. She and Martin HOPKINSON had the following children:

 

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James Hartnoll HOPKINSON (1909-1999)

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Alfred Amyas Hartnoll HOPKINSON (1911-1998)

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David Martin HOPKINSON (1914-2002)

 

26. Esther Phyllis HOPKINSON, daughter of Alfred HOPKINSON and Esther WELLS, was born in April 1888 in Chorlton. She died in April 1968 in Paddington, London.

Fifth Generation

27. John Fountaine HOPKINSON, son of John Henry HOPKINSON and Evelyn Mary FOUNTAINE, was born on 11 February 1904 in Birmingham.

 

28. Henry Thomas HOPKINSON, son of John Henry HOPKINSON and Evelyn Mary FOUNTAINE, was born on 19 April 1905 in Manchester.

 

29. Paul HOPKINSON, son of John Henry HOPKINSON and Evelyn Mary FOUNTAINE, was born on 26 September 1906 in Manchester.

 

30. Alfred Stephen HOPKINSON, son of John Henry HOPKINSON and Evelyn Mary FOUNTAINE, was born on 14 June 1908 in Manchester.

 

31. Esther HOPKINSON, daughter of John Henry HOPKINSON and Evelyn Mary FOUNTAINE, was born on 11 February 1911 in Manchester.

 

32. Mary Geraldine HERTZ, daughter of Gerald Berkeley HERTZ and Margaret Alice HOPKINSON, was born in April 1906 in Chorlton, Lancashire.

 

33. Margaret Esther HERTZ, daughter of Gerald Berkeley HERTZ and Margaret Alice HOPKINSON, was born in January 1908 in Chorlton.

 

34. Evangeline HERTZ, daughter of Gerald Berkeley HERTZ and Margaret Alice HOPKINSON, was born on 19 September 1909 in Chorlton. The address was: 2 Buckingham Crescent, Daisy Bank Road.

 

35. James Hartnoll HOPKINSON, son of Martin HOPKINSON and Christine Holliman HARTNOLL, was born on 11 April 1909 in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire. He died in January 1999 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire.

 

36. Alfred Amyas Hartnoll HOPKINSON, son of Martin HOPKINSON and Christine Holliman HARTNOLL, was born on 15 December 1911 in Barnet, Middlesex. He married Margaret R TAYLOR in October 1945 in Thanet, Kent. He died in October 1998 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

 

37. David Martin HOPKINSON, son of Martin HOPKINSON and Christine Holliman HARTNOLL, was born on 8 April 1914 in Barnet. He died in April 2002 in West Surrey.