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  • ID: I13010
  • Name: John Copley
  • Prefix: Rev
  • Sex: M 1
  • Birth: 1672 in Of, Batley, Yorkshire
  • Death: 15 JUL 1732
  • Residence: Thornhill, Yorkshire
  • Baptism: 25 JAN 1672
  • Occupation: Rector of Thornhill, Yorkshire
  • Note: 2

    Fellow of the Collegiate Church, Manchester.
    Had three daughters, his co-heirs:
    ELEANOR, m. first to Henry Hulton, esq. of Hulton Park, and secondly to Sir Ralph Assheton, bart.
    CATHERINE, m. to Sir Thomas Grey Egerton, bart.
    BEATRIX (d April 1755), m. to Samuel Egerton, esq. of Tatton Park (d 10 Feb 1780).
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    Manchester Cathedral is dedicated to St Mary, St Dennis and St George. It was built in 1421 and was known as the Collegiate Church until it became the cathedral in 1847.
    (So it seems the IGI reference to his marriage being at Manchester Cathedral is technically wrong.)
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    See his bio at pp 203-5, Chetham Society's New Series, volume 21, 1891. "The Fellows of the Collegiate Church of Manchester, Part I" by Rev F R Raines, edited by Frank Renaud.
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    Not educ ated at Oxford, it seems.
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  • Change Date: 26 AUG 2008



    Father: Edward Copley b: 1623
    Mother: Beatrice Hulton b: ABT 1628 in Hulton, Lancashire

    Marriage 1 Ellen Diggles b: 15 OCT 1685 in Collegiate church, Manchester, Lancs
    • Married: 5 DEC 1714 in Collegiate church, Manchester, Lancs 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Eleanor Copley b: ABT 1717 in Of Thornhill, Yorkshire
    2. Has Children Catherine Copley b: 1719

    Sources:
    1. Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Title: Ancestral File (R)
      Publication: Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998
      Repository: Family History Library, 35 N West Temple StreetSalt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: Alumni Oxonienses (Oxford University Alumni)
      Author: Foster
      Date: 1891-2
    3. Type: Periodical
      Author: Rev F R Raines
      Title: The Fellows of the Collegiate Church of Manchester, Part I
      Periodical: Chetham Society's New Series
      Date: 1891
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