Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

William Randolph Innes Hopkins

From Graces Guide

1827 Born in Roxburgh, son of John Castell Hopkins and his wife Jane Innes

1851 Patent fuel manager and architect, living in Redcar[1]

1850s Founding partners of Hopkins, Gilkes and Co

1861 Ironmaster, JP, in Tormoham, Torquay, with Eliza C Hopkins 29, Henry C Hopkins 5, Agnes C Hopkins 4, Charles H Hopkins 2, Harriett C Hopkins 1[2]

1864 Married Evereld Hustler in Stockton[3]

1866 Partner in Lloyd and Co, as Ironmasters, at Middlesbrough[4].

1871 Ironmaster, landowner, JP, living in Nunthorpe[5]

1872 of Middlesborough, and of Grey Towers, and of Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Yorkshire

1879 As a consequence of the liquidation of Linthorpe Iron Works his estate was also placed in the hands of trustees[6]

1881 Coal owner, JP, living in Marske in Guisbrough[7]

1920 Died in Malton, Yorkshire[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. BMD
  4. London Gazette 7 April 1868
  5. 1871 census
  6. The London Gazette 10 June 1879
  7. 1881 census
  8. National Probate Calendar