Ellen was baptised 21 December 1810 at South Wingfield, a daughter of George Hawksley and Sarah formerly Turner.
She had an illegitimate son, Moses, in1831.
She (X) married Samuel Coape on 1 August 1831 after banns at South Wingfield. They were both of the parish. The witnesses were James Hawksley and Ann Beastall. Their banns were called on two separate occasions, February 13, 20 and 27, and then July 17, 24 and 31.
In 1841, at Toad Hole Furnace, Shirland, Samuel Coope was aged 35 a frame work knitter. Ellen was aged 31, Elizabeth 10, Elizer 6, Sarah 4 and Ellen 0. They were all born in Derbyshire.
In 1851, at Shirland, Samuel Cope was aged 45, his wife, Ellen was aged 40 and his daughters were Elizabeth aged 20, Eliza 17, Sarah 15. They were all framework knitters and apart from Eliza and Sarah who were born at Crich, they were born at South Wingfield. Additionally their children were Ellen aged 11, a seamstress born at South Wingfield, Samuel aged 7 and Emma aged 2 both born at Shirland.
In 1861, at Shirland, Samuel was aged 57, a cotton frame work knitter, born at S. Wingfield. His wife, Ellen, was aged 50 and their children were Ellen aged 20, Samuel aged 17, all cotton framework knitters and born at S. Wingfield and Emma aged 13, a cotton framework knitter born at Shirland. Also with them were their grandchildren Frederick aged 7 and Isaiah aged 4 both born at Shirland.
In 1871, at Shirland, Samuel was aged 66 and Ellen was aged 60, both framework knitters and born at S. Wingfield. With them were three grandchildren, John F. aged 17, a coal miner, born at S. Wingfield, Isaiah, aged 13, a coal miner, and Sarah aged 7 both born at Shirland.
There is a suitable death registration for Samuel Cope in the Chesterfield district in the June quarter 1872, aged 66.
In 1881, at Hall Fold, Shirland, Ellen was a widow aged 73 and born at Shirland. Her grandchildren were Isaiah Coope aged 24 a coal miner and Sarah Coope, aged 18 a general servant, both born at Shirland.
There is a suitable entry of death for Ellen Coope in the Chesterfield district in the March quarter 1886 (7b 455). She was aged 76.
The son of Ellen Hawksley was
Moses Hawksley (1831 – 1903), born about 1828 or 1829 according to the censuses of 1851 and 1901 and baptised 25 December 1831 at South Wingfield, son of Ellen Hawksley (though Ellen was married 1 August 1831?).
In 1841 he was living with his grandparents, aged 12 (relationship not stated but deduced).
He married Sarah (Bramley -Elizabeth Bramley, the mother-in-law to Moses, was living with them in 1881. There is a marriage on the freebmd site of Moses Hawksley to Sarah Bramley in the December quarter of 1848 in the Belper district 19 499).
In 1851, at South Wingfield, as son-in-law to George Bramley (54, FWK, born Chapel–en-le-Frith) and Elizabeth his wife (53, FWK, born South Wingfield) at South Wingfield, he was aged 22 a coal miner. His wife, Sarah was aged 27 and both were born at South Wingfield.
In 1861, at South Winfield (sic), on the north side of the road from Alfreton to Crich, Moses was aged 32, a caol miner and farmer of 7 acres. His wife was Sarah aged 37 and their children were Henry aged 9, Isaiah aged 7 and Elizabeth aged 4. With them was his mother in law, Elizabeth Bramley a widow aged 63 and all were born at South Wingfield.
In 1871, at South Wingfield, Moses was aged 41, a coal miner. His wife Sarah was aged 48 a housewife and their children were Henry aged 19 a coal miner, Isaiah aged 17 a coal miner , Elizabeth aged 14 a factory hand, Alfred aged 8, Harriet aged 6 and Ellen aged 3. With them was his mother-in-law, Elizabeth Bramley aged 73. All were born at South Wingfield.
In 1881, at South Wingfield, he was aged 58, a collier and farmer of 8 acres2, born at South Wingfield. His wife, Sarah was aged 58 and born at South Wingfield. Their unmarried children were Isiaih (sic) aged 27 a coal miner, Elizabeth aged 24, Alfred aged 18, a coal miner, all born at South Wingfield. Also with them was Moses' mother in law, Elizabeth Bramley aged 84 and born at South Wingfield.
In 1889 he was probably the Moses Hawksley who was under-manager at Temple Normanton colliery and was fined £5 and costs, later reduced to £3 and costs at Chesterfield Police Court, for failing to provide adequate ventilation in parts of the mine when an Inspector of Mines called on 20th December 1888. In his defence he said he had only been there 1 month and had found the mine in a very dilapidated condition and had improved matters very much (Derbyshire Times 28 January 1889).
In Kelly's Directory 1891 living at South Wingfield, he was described as a farmer.
In 1891, at Wessington Lane, South Wingfield, Moses was aged 65, a coal miner and farmer, Sarah was 67. With them was their son Isaiah, a widower aged 37 and a coal miner and their daughter Elizabeth, single and aged 34 a general domestic servant. There was also a grandson, John H. Hawksley aged 9. All were born in South Wingfield.
He was appointed an overseer of the poor at South Wingfield in 1891 and 1893.
Sarah was buried 26 January 1893 at South Wingfield, aged 69.
In 1894 he failed to be elected to the Parish Council of South Wingfield. He was a miner aged 52 (apparently – there was no other Moses Hawksle of any age anywhere is the country in the 1861 census).
In the 1901 census he was living at South Wingfield aged 73, living on his own means and born at South Wingfield, in the household of his son Alfred.
He died 19 April 1903 at South Wingfield aged 77 (Derbyshire Times 25 April 1903). His death was registered in the June quarter 1903 in the Belper district (7b 352). He was aged 77.
Moses and Sarah's children were
Joseph Hawksley (1850 - 1850), baptised 18 August 1850 (collier) and buried 26 November 1850 at South Wingfield
Henry Hawksley, baptised 25 April 1852 at South Wingfield (collier). He married Elizabeth Bramley, 25 May 1874, at South Wingfield, after banns. He was a collier, of full age and of South Wingfield, a son of Moses, a collier. She was of full age, a dressmaker of South Wingfield, a daughter of Joseph, a stationmaster. The witnesses were Samuel Hambleton and Emma Anne Bramley.
Isaiah Hawksley (1854 – 1933), birth registered in the March quarter 1854 in the Belper district and baptised 26 February 1854 at South Wingfield (collier). He married Sarah Ann Foulds in the June quarter 1881 and in the Belper district. (banns called). Sarah Ann Hawksley was buried 11 January 1882 at South Wingfield aged 20. In 1901 he was living with his brother Alfred, a widower aged 47, a coal miner (hewer) born at South Wingfield. In 1911 he was living on his own in 2 rooms, at Wessington, Alfreton. He was a widower aged 56 a coal hewer underground and was born at Wingfield. His death was registered in the March quarter 1933 in the district of Mansfield, aged 79. There is no entry for him in the probate index 1933-35.
George Hawksley (1855 - 1856), baptised 27 May 1855 at South Wingfield (collier). He may have been buried 23 January 1856 at South Wingfield, an infant.
Elizabeth Hawksley, baptised 10 May 1857 at South Wingfield (collier).
Anne Hawksley (1859 - 1859), baptised 29 July 1859 at South Wingfield (collier). She was buried 31 July 1859 at South Wingfield.
Alfred Bramley Hawksley (1863-1951), born about18632 at South Wingfield and registered as Alfred Hawksley in the March quarter 1863. In 1901 he was living at South Wingfield a coal miner (hewer) aged 37. With him was his wife, Sarah aged 35, his nephew James Caffery aged 9, his father, Moses, a widower aged 73, his sister Ellen Jessop a widow aged 32 living on her own means, his brother Isiah, a widower aged 47 a coal miner (hewer) and his nephew John Henry Hawksley aged 20 a coal miner. All were born at South Wingfield. In 1911, in 5 rooms at Dalestorth, Skegby, Notts. as Alfred Bramley Hawksley, he was aged 48 a coal miner hewer. His wife was Sarah aged 45 and they had been married for 25 years. Both were born in South Wingfield. Alfred B Hawksley’s death was registered in the Mansfield ditrict in the March quarter 1951. He was aged 88.
Harriet Hawksley, baptised 1 October 1865 at South Wingfield (miner). In 1881, at Nottm J.S. Bank, she was aged 16, a general domestic servant, born at South Wingfield, in the household of Elisha Hopkin, a wine and spirit merchant.
Helen Hawksley, baptised 24 April 1869 at South Wingfield (miner). She, as Ellen, married Thomas Jessop in the register office at Belper in 1889. In 1901 she, as Ellen Jessop, a widow aged 32 and born at South Wingfield, was living with her brother Alfred.
The children of Samuel and Ellen Coope were
Elizabeth Coupe, born about 1831 and baptised 25 December 1831 at South Wingfield, a daughter of Samuel (framework Knitter) and Ellen Coupe of South Wingfield.
Eliza Coape, born about 1834 at Crich,
Sarah Coape, born about 1836/7 at Crich.
Ellen Coape, born about 1840 at South Wingfield.
Samuel Coape, born about 1843 at South Wingfield. In 1851 and 1861 he was at home with his parents. He, Samuel Cope, married Ellen Brooks in the Mansfield district (includes South Normanton) in the June quarter 1868.
In 1871, in Shirland Village, Samuel Coope was aged 27, a coal miner born at Shirland. His wife was Ellen aged 24 born at South Normanton. Their children were Frank aged 2 and Eliza aged 10 months, both were born in Shirland.
In 1881 at New Building Land, Shirland, Samuel Coope was aged 37 a coal miner, born at Shirland. His wife, Ellen was aged 37 and born at Souh Normanton. Their children were Eliza aged 10, Emma aged 8, Matilda aged 3 and Samuel aged 2. All were born in Shirland.
In 1891 in 4 rooms at Hall Fold, Shirland, Samuel Coupe was aged 47, a coal miner born at South Normanton. His wife was Emma aged 48 and born at South Normanton and their children were Matilda aged 13, Samuel aged 12 and Albert aged 4. They were all born at Shirland.
Samuel and Emma’s children were
Frank Coope (1869 – 1873), birth registered in the Chesterfield district (includes Shirland) in the March quarter 1869. His death, Frank Coupe, was registered in the Chesterfield district in the December quarter 1873 aged 4.
Eliza Coope, birth registered in the Chesterfield district in the June quarter 1870.
Emma Coape, born about 1847 at South Wingfield.
The grandchildren of Samuel and Ellen Coope were
(John F) (Frederick) Coape, born about 1853 at South Wingfield.
Isaiah Coape (1857 – 1919), born about 1856 at Shirland and registered in Ashover in 1857. In 1861, 1871 and 1881 he was at home with his grandparents. He married Elizabeth Lucy Rhodes 4 December 1882 in St Mary and All Angels Parish Church, Chesterfield. He was aged 25 and she was aged 23.
In 1891, at 17 Stretton Road, Shirland, in the household of his mother-in-law, Elizabeth Calladine aged 60, a widow and farmer born at Shirland (an Elizabeth Rhodes aged 44 married a John Calladine 20 May 1875 at Chesterfield) Isaiah Coope was aged 34, a coal miner born in Shirland with Elizabeth L. his wife, aged 31 and born at Higham. Their children were Frederick R aged 11 born at Sutton-in-Ashfield, Rose aged 8, Hilda E. aged 6 and Charles aged 2 all born in Higham. Also with them was John Rodgers aged 42, apparently a brother (sic, but see 1901 where he is a boarder) of Elizabeth Calladine, a colliery labourer born at Hignam.
In 1901 at Higham, Elizabeth Calladine was aged 69, a widow and farmer born at Shirland, Isaiah Coupe her son-in-law was aged 43, a coal miner hewer born at Shirland. His wife was Elizabeth Lucy was aged 41 and born at Shirland and their children were Frederick R aged 21 a blacksmith born at Sutton-in-Ashfield, Hilda E. aged 16 a general servant domestic, Charles W. aged 12 both born at Shirland. With them was a boarder (sic) John Rodgers aged 52 a labourer colliery surface born at Shirland.
In 1911, in 5 rooms at No 14?, transcribed as 17 Higham, Alfreton – same address as in 1891 and 1901? – Elizabeth Calladine was a widow aged 79 a farmer and born at Shirland. Isaiah Coupe was absent, perhaps on the night shift, and his wife was Elizabeth Lucy Coupe aged 51 housekeeper born at Shirland, who had been married for 28 years and had had 5 children of whom one had died. Her children were Frederick aged 31 a dataller underground born at Sutton-in-Ashfield, Hilda Ellen aged 26 and Charles William aged 22 a groom both born at Shirland.
His death was registered in the Chesterfield district in the March quarter 1919 aged 62. Isaiah and Elizabeth’s children were:
Frederick R. Coope, born about 1880 at Sutton-in-Ashfield. This is before the marriage of Isaiah and Elizabeth. There is no suitable registration in the Mansfield district in 1879/1880 for Cope, Coape, Coope or Coupe but there is a Frederick Rhodes in the March quarter 1880. It is possible that Frederick is Isaiah’s son, as he always takes his father’s name but born before his parents married.
Rose Coope, born about 1883 at Higham. There is a registration in the Chesterfield district in the September quarter 1883.
Hilda Ellen Coope, born about 1885 at Higham. There is a registration in the Chesterfield district in the June quarter 1885.
Charles William Coope, born about 1889 at Higham. There is a registration in the March quarter 1889.
Sarah Coape, born about 1863 in Shirland.
Posted October 2016