Maude Popplewell

(before April 1886 - )
     Maude Popplewell was born before April 1886 in Althorpe, Lincolnshire. She was the daughter of Joseph Popplewell and Frances Thompson. William, Sarah, Joseph, Maude, Mary and Frances were listed as the children of Joseph Popplewell in the 1891 census in Althorpe, Lincolnshire.

Michael Popplewell

(before 1538 - )
      He was mentioned in the will of Richard Poppewell in 1538.. Michael Popplewell was born before 1538 in Lincolnshire, England.
     Michael Popplewell was mentioned in the will of Richard Popplewell dated 13 December 1538.

Olive Mary Popplewell

(1894 - )
     Olive Mary Popplewell was born in 1894. She was the daughter of Thomas Robert Popplewell and Harriet Hoodless.

Oswald Popplewell

(before March 1900 - )
     Oswald Popplewell was born before March 1900 in Susworth?, Lincolnshire. He was the son of Joseph Popplewell and Frances Thompson. William, Sarah, Joseph, Mary, Frances, Mabel and Oswald were listed as Joseph Popplewell's children in the 1901 census in Cote Houses, Scotton.

Patriarch Popplewell

(circa 1450 - )
     Patriarch Popplewell was born circa 1450.

Children of Patriarch Popplewell

Patriarch Popplewell (of Blyth)

(before 1530 - )
     Patriarch Popplewell (of Blyth) was born before 1530.

Children of Patriarch Popplewell (of Blyth)

Phoebe Popplewell

(circa 1702 - )
     Phoebe Popplewell was born circa 1702 in Lincolnshire.
Phoebe Popplewell married James Thornley on 16 October 1742 in Barton St Peter, Lincolnshire. They were both of Glandford Brigg.

Prudence Popplewell

(10 December 1658 - )
     Prudence Popplewell was christened on 10 December 1658 in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. She was the daughter of George Popplewell and Prudence Unknown.
     In Margaret Unknown's will dated 8 November 1675 in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, Prudence Popplewell was named as heir.
Prudence Popplewell married George Bernard on 1 June 1682 in St Paul's, Lincoln, Lincolnshire. The marriage bond described them as George Bernard of Gainsborough and Prudence Popplewell of Gainsborough, spinster. The other bondsman was George Popplewell.
     Prudence Popplewell was mentioned in the will of George Popplewell dated 20 May 1694.

Rachel Popplewell

(March 1860 - September 1923)
     Rachel Popplewell's birth was registered in the quarter ending in March 1860 in Belton, Lincolnshire. She was the daughter of William Popplewell and Damaris Chantry. Rachel was listed as the daughter of William Popplewell in the 1861 census in Grey Green, Belton, Lincolnshire. William Popplewell, 22, born Althorpe, his wife Damaris 23, & daughter Rachel 1, both born at Belton. Rachel, Thomas and Mary were listed as the children of William Popplewell in the 1871 census in Church Town, Belton.
The marriage of Rachel Popplewell and John Bonnington was registered in Belton, LIN, in the June 1883 quarter.
     Rachel's death was registered in the quarter ending in September 1923 in Doncaster, Yorkshire.

Ralph Popplewell

(before 1500 - before 17 August 1546)
     Ralph Popplewell was born before 1500. He was the son of Patriarch Popplewell.
     Ralph died before 17 August 1546 in Belton, Lincolnshire. The relationship is unknown, he may even be the father of Richard.. He was buried on 17 August 1546 in Belton, LIN. Sepultus Radulphus Poplewell 17 die Augustii 1546.

Raphael Popplewell (of Normanby)

(24 June 1641 - )
     Raphael Popplewell (of Normanby) was christened on 24 June 1641 in Normanby-le-Wold, Lincolnshire. He was the son of John Popplewell and Catherine Unknown.

Rebecca Popplewell

(16 April 1800 - )
     Rebecca Popplewell was christened on 16 April 1800 in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. She was the daughter of Edward Popplewell and Sarah Skill.

Rebecca Popplewell

(23 January 1734 - before 1747)
     Rebecca Popplewell was christened on 23 January 1734 in Messingham, Lincolnshire. She was the daughter of Robert Popplewell and Mary Burkitt.
     Rebecca died before 1747.

Rebecca Popplewell

(20 January 1747 - 2 December 1749)
     Rebecca Popplewell was christened on 20 January 1747 in Messingham, Lincolnshire. She was the daughter of Robert Popplewell and Mary Burkitt.
     Rebecca was buried on 2 December 1749 in Messingham, Lincolnshire.

Rebecca Popplewell

(before 13 March 1614 - )
     Rebecca Popplewell was born before 13 March 1614 in Everton, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of John Popplewell.
Rebecca Popplewell married Peter Hind on 8 November 1640 in Everton, NTT.

Richard Popplewell

(7 March 1689/90 - 16 April 1752)
     Richard Popplewell was christened on 7 March 1689/90 in Belton in Axholme, Lincolnshire. He was the son of Robert Popplewell and Catherine Ryther. Richard Popplewell and Catherine Ryther and John Ryther were beneficiaries in Robert Ryther's will proved 27 May 1696 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
Richard Popplewell was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated on 7 April 1709 in Epworth Manor . Surrender by John Richardson, reported by Robert Bernard and Robert Moody, to the use of Robert Poplewell and Richard Poplewell.
Admission of the said Robert & Richard.
Property: as above [a close of meadow or pasture containing 1 acre, lying between land of Robert Ryther Esq. on the east, land of the heirs of John Heseltine on the west, and abutting le Milldike on the north with the appurt. in Beltoft, 1692 description], also 4 strips of arable land in the east field of Belton, one strip whereof on Beanwell furlong between land of Robert Poplewell on the east, and land of James Maw on on the west, abutting land of Robert on the north and south; other strip on Hundale furlong between land of the heirs of Robert Ryther on the north, and land of Robert Poplewell on the south, and abutting land of Savill Thompson on the east, containing half rood; one more strip in the same furlong, containing 1 rood, between land of John Moody on the south and land of Thomas Harsely on the north, abutting land of Robert Elwick on the east; the other strip, containing 1 rood, in the same furlong, between land of John Maw on the south and land of the heirs of Robert Ryther esq. called Mill Hill on the north and west, with the appurtenances in Belton and Beltoft.
He was mentioned in the manor court roll dated 13 January 1714/15, in Epworth Belton, Manor of Epworth: Surrender by John Ward and Elizabeth his wife, reported by John Poplewell and Richard Poplewell, to the use of Robert Poplewell.
Admission of the said Robert.
Property: a toft built upon, together with a croft and a [causo?] thereto belonging, containing 2 acres, next to a land called Clouse Lane gate, in Beltoft, in the parish of Belton, situated between land of John Maw on the west, and land of the heirs of James Poplewell on the east, abutting South Moore on the south, and Clous Lane on the north
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Richard Popplewell was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated on 5 February 1714/15 in Epworth re property at Belton. Manor of Epworth: Surrender by Robert & Richard Poplewell, in the presence of John Poplewell and Robert Moody, to the use of John Silvester Esq. and Henry Caister.
Property: all the copyhold properties of Robert & Richard in Belton, subject to trusts expressed in a deed bearing even date herewith, between Robert & Richard of the first part, John and Henry of the second part, and Elizabeth Smith, daughter of John Smith of Ecclesfield, Yorks., gent. deceased, and niece to John Silvester, of the third part.

     A marriage settlement between Richard Popplewell and Elizabeth Smith was made on 5 February 1714/15. Robert Popplewell & Richard Popplewell only son & heir of the said Robert Popplewell of Temple Belwood, gent. & Elizabeth Smith one of the daughters of John Smith late of the parish of Ecclesfield co. York, (re Temple Belwood and land in Belton & Beltoft).
     Richard Popplewell and Elizabeth Smith obtained a marriage licence on 11 February 1714/15 in York.
Richard Popplewell married Elizabeth Smith, daughter of John Smith and Priscilla Silvester, on 30 June 1715 in Darton, Yorkshire.
Between 1718 and 1742 Richard Popplewell purchased property in Belton in Axholme, Lincolnshire, between 1718 and 1742. Deeds relating to the purchase of lands in Belton by Richard Popplewell from the Pettinger, Read, Richardson, Parish, Parkinson, Maw and other families 1718-42.
The Right Hon. the Lady Grace Countess of Granville, John Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, John Lord Carterett, Thos. Maw, Richard Poplewell, Geo. Barnard, Richard Taylor, Wm. Young, gent., John Otter, Richard Kinman, Henry Taylor, Alexr. Clark, Charles Kelsey, Robert Barnard, Samuel Glew, Elizth and Isabella Stanhope (infants), by Geo. Whichcott, esquire, John Everat and his wife, Robert Waterland, Hannah and Anne Thew. v. Thos. Reading, Robt. Reading, esquires, John Simpson, Esq., Henry Wood, Wm. Arthur, Peter Prim, gent.: Manor of Epworth, in the county of Lincoln, and the wastes and commons belonging. Touching "lands and grounds which were formerly part of said commons, and which were formerly set out and allotted to the commoners of Epworth, pursuant to a decree of the Court of Exchequer," i.e., participants' allotments set out and allotted to the "participants" of the level of Hatfield Chase, pursuant to a decree of the Court of Exchequer "made in 1691 or 1692," in a cause between his Grace the Duke of Buckingham (one of the plaintiffs in this cause and then Earl of Mulgrave), the then Lord Carterett, and other commoners, plaintiffs, and Willm. Marwood, Esq., and others, participants, defendants, touching the matters now in question, &c., &c. Metes and bounds. Right of common of pasture. Inclosures made since Feb. 1692, &c., &c. (The names of Nathaniel Reading (father of defendants), Robt. Ryther, sometime of Lincoln city, esquire, and John Pender, late of Ferry (Lincoln), gent., are mentioned.): Lincoln.
     Richard was registered at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, on the 12 February 1723 electoral roll. He voted for Mr Vyner, the whig candidate at elections at Lincoln.
     Richard and Richard were registered at Belton on the 1725 electoral roll. One Richard Popplewell voted for Robert Vyner at Belton.
     In Elizabeth Hunsley's will dated February 1735 in Belton, Lincolnshire, Richard Popplewell was named as heir. He was High Sheriff for the county of Lincolnshire in 1739/40.
Richard Popplewell was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated on 16 April 1740 in Epworth Manor of Epworth: Admisssion of Richard Poplewell Esq., by reason of the death of his father Robert, the previous tenant. Property: all the copyhold lands, messuages, tenements, etc. held of the aforesaid manor by Robert.
     Richard Popplewell and Rebecca Barbara Ryther were mentioned in a deed dated 14 March 1740/41 in re Sewell Hall, Belton, etc., Lincolnshire, England. Indenture (7 parts) dated 14 March 1740, between (1) Richard Poplewell of Temple Belwood in the parish of Belton, Esq., (2) Rebeccah Barton of London, widow, (3) Thomas Culcup of London, gent., and Rebeccah his wife (which Richard, Rebeccah & Rebeccah are heirs at law of Robert Ryther late of the Close of Lincoln, esq., deceased); (4) Marmaduke Ryther of Scarcroft co. York, esq., and Mary his wife, only surviving son and heir of John Ryther the elder of Scarcroft esq. deceased; (5) Pennock Ward of Hedon in Holderness, co. York, gent; (6) George Reynoldson of the city of York, upholder, and Mary his wife (which said Marmaduke, Pennock & George & his wife claim under the will of the said Robert Ryther), and (7) William Gylby of the Close of Lincoln esq. The first 6 will levy a fine to William Gylby of capital messuage in Belton called Sewell Hall etc., etc. for the settling of all controversies between them, with land etc. etc. in Belton, Beltoft, Epworth, Haxey, Diddithorpe, Holton Beckering, Lissington, co. Linc. and Seacroft co. York..
On 2 May 1744 Richard Popplewell signed a document re the fire at Haxey in February which mentioned Humphrey Popplewell, widower with 3 children, owner and occupier of buildings worth £125 lost in fire at Haxey on 28 Feb 1744 along with many others.
In the manor of Epworth deeds dated 30 Nov 1744 there is mention of lands to Richard Popplewell, of Temple Belwood, esquire. Richard, was granted property in a deed dated 13 November 1745. Indenture between (1) Benjamin Coy of Belton, carpenter (2) Humphrey Poplewell of Belton, yeoman & Catherine his wife (3) Richard Popplewell of Epworth, gent. Sale by the Coys in consideration of £8 by Humphrey to Richard Poplewell of one and half roods of land arable in Belton.
Deposited in Lincolnshire Archives is a plan drawn about 1750 of "Mr Fairbanks Particular and Measurement of the whole estate of Mr Popplewell" (in Belton, Beltoft and Mosswood).
     Richard died on 16 April 1752 in Belton in Axholme, Lincolnshire, aged 62. In the north chancel there is a memorial: Here lies the body of Richard Popplewell, esq. late of Temple Belwood, who departed this life April 16 1752, in the 64th year of his age. He was second son of Robert Popplewell, late of Temple Belwood aforesaid, by Katherine his wife, one of the daughters of Robert Ryther, esq. of Belton. The said Richard was Sheriff of the county of Lincoln in the year 1739, and by Elizabeth his wife, one of the daughters of John Smith, of Newland, near Wakefield, in the couty of York, which said Elizabeth died at Wakefield, ye 22nd of Oct. 1751 aged 56, and was buried in Wakefield church. He had three children, Robert, Katherine, and Elilzabeth. He was buried on 19 April 1752 in Belton.
Stonehouse, 1838, states that this man was a very strange character, and as hot-headed and perverse in his own way as the mother who bore him.

Children of Richard Popplewell and Elizabeth Smith

Richard Popplewell

(16 May 1635 - before 24 August 1644)
     Richard Popplewell was christened on 16 May 1635 in Belton, Lincolnshire. He was the son of David Popplewell and Jane Brewer.
     Richard died before 24 August 1644 in Belton, LIN. He was buried on 24 August 1644 in Belton.

Richard Popplewell

(before 1480 - before 22 May 1539)
     Richard Popplewell was born before 1480 in Lincolnshire. He was the son of Patriarch Popplewell.
     Richard was a husbandman in Belton, Lincolnshire.
     Richard Popplewell made a will dated 13 December 1538 in Belton, LIN. His will mentions his children Helen & Henry, Jane the wife of Thomas Popplewell [his son?] and her daughter Cecilia, William & James Popplewell his sons, his daughters Agnes Fox, Magaret Thorneton, Cicilia Caister and Isabell Doringer, Richard his grandson - son of William, his grandson Francis - son of James, John Easter, William Thornton, Robert Fox, John Doringe [probably his sons in law], Michael, Simon & Elizabeth Popplewell and others.
     I Richard Poplewell of Belton, husbandman... to be buried at All Hallows Belton ...
     Item I bequeath unto Henry Popellwell my sonne £6.13.4. and a silver sponne for his hole filiall porcon
     Item I bequeath unto Helyne Poplewell my daughter £6.13.4 and a silvr sponne for her filiall porcon and if the foresaid Henry or Helyne departe out of this world afore they be martyed or else afore they receyve ther foresaid filiall porcon or porcons then I wyll that the sayd porcon or porcons shall remayne unto myne executors to dispose after ther discretion.
     Item I bequeath unto Jane late Thomas Popellwell wyff 10 shillings and silver sponne one qter of barley, 3 metts of malt, one lynn shete and a harden, 4 metts of wheat and one stock of 2 yeares old.
     Item I bequeath unto Helyne Poplewell my daughter 10s.
     Item I bequeath unto William Poplewell and James Poplewell my sonnes ether of them 10 s. and ether of them a silver sponne
     Item I bequeath unto Agnes Fox, Magarett Thorneton, Cicilia Caister and Isabell Doringer my daughters every one of them 10 shillings and every one of them a silver sponne.
     Item I bequeath unto Willm Poplewell my sonne all my cartes, ploughes, carte geare and all the wood pteyning to my house and one braspot, my counter, one lead, one payre of quearnes and one arke.
     Item unto Thomas Walker one ewe or else 20d.
     Item unto Richard, Willm Popelwell's sonne one quye of 3 yeres old.
     Item unto William Pawson one ewe or else 20d
     Item unto Agnes Kitchen one ewe or else 20d
     Item unto Helyne Mosgrave 12d
     Item I bequeath to be distributed among pore people 20 shillings.
     Item I bequeath unto James Popellwell my sonne my gray geldinge.
     Item I bequeath unto Frauncis, James Poppellwell's sonne one ewe.
     Item unto John Caister one ewe
     Item unto William Thorneton one ewe or ells 20d
     Item unto Michaell Popellwell 20d
     Item unto Robt Fox one ewe or ells 20d
     Item unto Simond Popellwell one quye calfe, one lambe or ells 12d
     Item unto Simon Poplewell one quye calfe
     Item unto Elizabeth Poplewell one quye calfe, and Willm my sonne and John Dornynge have the kepinge of these 2 calfs for the pfytt (profit) and behoufe of the said Simon & Elizabeth
     Item unto Cicilia Popellwell Jane's daughter one quye of a yere old, and James my sonne to have the kepinge of the said quye for Cicile's behoufe.
     Item unto Thomas Foster 2 metts of malt.
     Item unto Willm my sonne my best jeckett and to dispose to pore people therefore 3 shillings 4 pence.
     Item unto James Glew my lether dublett
     Item to John Olivr the dublett with lynne sleves
     Item to Willm Jackson the dublett with clothe sleves
     Item to Thomas Codd my vyolett hose
     Item to F(S?)ealand's wyff my best hoose
     Item to the bell man my old hose
     Item to John Glew my black jackett
     Item to Philipp my sloppes
     Item to Willm Robinson my seneles (chenile) jackett
     Item to Thomas Walker an old violett jackett.
     Item to Richard Poplewell my jerkinge. ...
     The residue of my goodes my debts and funall expensis content and paid I will unto Willm Popplewell and James Popplewell my sonnes whom I consititute and make my lawful executors to dispose the residue of my goods not bequeathed after there discretions and ether of them both to have for ther labour 3/4
     Ther being witness the curatt Robte Stott and Alexander Stott with other men Richard Lemett prest and a curatt of Belton witness in this foresaid testament.

     This first part of this will (relating to Helen & Henry) was proved again as LCC wills 1549-50/176 but only part of the transcript was sent, perhaps one of them had died. ... Item I bequeath unto Jane Cat thomb?? Popplewell ... the .. John ... on ... ... my m..
     Richard died before 22 May 1539 in Belton, LIN.
     His will was proved on 22 May 1539 at Lincoln. Or 1549/50 - check.

Children of Richard Popplewell

Richard Popplewell

(before 1534 - after 12 July 1564)
      His grandfather Richard's will dated 13 Dec 1538 mentions Richard, William Poplewell's son and bequeaths him one quye of 3 years old. He appears to have had no legitimate issue.. Richard Popplewell was born before 1534 in Belton, Lincolnshire. He was the son of William Popplewell and (?) Unknown.
     In Richard Popplewell's will dated 13 December 1538 in Belton, LIN, Richard Popplewell was named as heir.
     In William Popplewell's will dated 28 October 1556 in Belton in Axholme, Lincolnshire, Richard Popplewell was named as heir. He was an executor of William Popplewell's estate on 9 November 1556 in the Lincolnshire Consistory Court.
Richard Popplewell married Joanna or Janet Unknown (Sealand) on 12 November 1559 in Belton, LIN. She had a son James by her previous marriage..
     Richard Popplewell was mentioned in the will of Thomas Popplewell dated 8 February 1562/63.
     Richard Popplewell made a will dated 12 July 1564 in Belton. His will mentions his wife Jennet and her son James Sealand, brothers Thomas and his son James, Robert, William and his son Robert and his uncles Robert Caister & James Popplewell:
In the Name of god amen the 12th day of July, in the year of our lord god 1564 and in the sixth year of the Reign of our most drede Sovereign Lady Elizabeth by the grace of god : Queen of England France & Ireland defender of the faith &c etc I Richard Poplewell of Belton in the Isle of Axholme in the County of Lincoln husband man hole of mind good and perfect of Remembrance praised be God do ordain constitute and make this my present Testament and Last will in manner & form here after following First I bequeath my soul to all mighty god my only Saviour and Redeemer and my body to be buried in the church yard of all saints in Belton aforesaid
Item I give & bequeath to the parson of the said church for tithes & oblations forgotten 4d
Item I give & bequeath to my Uncle Robert Caister one brown cow
Item I give and bequeath to Jenytt my wife all my lands & tenements meadows and pastures with the appurtenances lying and being with in the parish of Belton and Epworth in the aforesaid Isle & county for & during the space of and term of twenty one years next and immediately after my decease: And if it fortune the said Jenyt my wife to depart furth of this world before the end & term of the said 21 years after my decease then I will that James Sealand my wife's son shall have the residue of the said years which shall be then to expire and come of and in the said lands & tenements last above recited And I will that the said Jenytt and James repair and uphold all the buildings of and upon the said premises with thacke and morter at the sight of my supervisors
Item I give will and bequeath to James Poplewell son of Thomas Poplewell my brother and to the heir male of his body lawfully begotten all my said lands tenements meadows and pastures with the appurtenances to the same belonging set lying and being in the parishes of Belton and Epworth aforesaid next and immediately after the ending & determination of the said twenty one years aforesaid
And if the said James Poplewell son of Thomas Poplewell depart furth of this world without heir male of his body lawfully begotten then immediately after his decease I give will and bequeath to Robert Poplewell my brother and to the heirs of his body lawfully begotten all my said lands tenements meadows and pastures with the appurtenances aforesaid
And if the said Robert Poplewell depart furth of this world with out heir of his body lawfully begotten then immediately after his decease I give & bequeath to Jennyt my wife & to James her son for & during the term of 21 years after will and bequeath all the said Lands tenements and there the premises with the appurtenances last afore recited remain to the next heirs of me the said Richard Poplewell for ever
Item I give bequeath to Jennyt my wife & to James her sonne for & during the term of 21 years after my decease my Counters with all such evidences as remaineth in it at my decease and also one pair of malt Wherncs /whernes one great brass pot that was my fathers one great Latten candlestick one basin with a Ring-0 in it three pewter dublers of my best one bill & one gavelocke that was my fathers also one little chest that was my brother Thomas with all such evidences as is in it which was the said Thomas Poplewell And I will that at the end & term of the said 21 years all the said counter, evidences & other stuff afore recited remain to the aforesaid James Poplewell son of Thomas Poplewell & his heirs according to the tenor of this my said will
Item I give will & bequeath one great pot of brass & one great iron spit to be lent to any of my kindred of the Poplewell stock at any such time and times as any of them shall require to borrow them or either of them and to bring them safe home to my tenement in Carre houses in Belton aforesaid and they to remain there after that order while they last
Item I give & bequeath to William Awdus my bay colt of two years old which my brother Thomas did give me
Item I give & bequeath to Anne my sister 5s
Item I give & bequeath to my brother Robert Poplewell 5s
Item I will & bequeath vs to be eagerly? given to the poor people in Belton aforesaid where most need do require
Item I give & bequeath to Robert Poplewell son of William my brother 5s
Item I give & bequeath to John me megott my servant my best russet jacket to Alice Hutchinson my servant 12d to Dyonys my servant 12d
And whereas my brother Thomas Poplewell delivered to me with his hands xxli before William foster to the use of his two children when they come to lawful age I will that Jennyt my wife & James her son shall repay the said xxli to the said two children when the be of xxjti years of age And if both the said children dye before they accomplish their full age then I will that the one half or moiety of the said xxli remain to Jennyt my wife and the other half thereof remain to William and Robert Poplewell my brethren and equally to be divided betwixt them
Item I give and bequeath to every of my god children 4d
The residue of all my goods & cattelles not given willed nor bequeathed my debts paid and funeral expenses discharged I give will & bequeath them to Jennyt my wife whom I make my sole executrix of this my said testament & last will
Also I ordain & make Robert Caister & James Poplewell my Uncles, William Poplewell my brother and William Awdus supervisors & overseers of this my testament and last will as my trust is in them And I give & bequeath to every of them for their pains 2s & their charges borne at all times in my business
These being witness hereof Robert Caister William Poplewell Richard Elmer John Foster John Bruer.

     Richard died after 12 July 1564 in Belton, LIN. The registers are missing between May and November 1564..
     His will was proved on 2 September 1564 at the Stow Archdeaconry, Lincolnshire.

Richard Popplewell

(before 1575 - between 24 September 1630 and May 1631)
     Richard Popplewell was born before 1575 in Lincolnshire, England.
Richard Popplewell married Ann Unknown before 1593?.
     Richard died between 24 September 1630 and May 1631.
     Richard Popplewell made a will dated 24 September 1630 in Normanby, Lincolnshire, England. He mentions his daughter Elizabeth (a minor), son John (possibly has children) and wife Ann. He also mentions his brother William Nevell.
     In God's name Amen September 24th day of 1630: I Richard Poplewell of Normanby being sicke in body but of good and perfect remembrance god be praised therefore do make this my last will & testament in manner and form following
First I commend my soul into the hands of almighty god hoping & steadfastly believing to be saved by & thorough the only death & passion of my saviour Jesus Christ & my body to be buied in the church or churchyard of Normanbie aforesaid
Item I give & bequeath to my daugahter Elizabeth one trust standing bed with all the furniture belonging the same standing in the parler & one table in the parler one cupboard in the hall one dish binke three buffet stoles, and the one halfe of all the household goods besides
Item I give to my son John Poplewell one leade & a salting trough
Item I give to my brother William Nevell one cote & a fustian dublitt
the residue of goods not given & bequeathed I give and bequeath to Ann my wife whom I make my sole executrix of this my last will & testament
Memorand' that it is my mind and express will that that these parcels of goods given to my daughter shall be delivered by my executrix to her within one month next after my death & that my executrix shall be here by discharged for delivering of the same
Item I will and my meaning is that if my daughter happen to died afor she accomplish the full age of 21 years that then her mother living shall have it & if she be then dead then that it shall be equally divided among the children of my son John Poplewell
In witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand the day & year above written in the presence of Thomas Bilcliffe/Biltliffe parson, Francis ffeatt, John Elstone.

     His will was proved on 5 May 1631 at Caister, Lincolnshire, England.

Children of Richard Popplewell and Ann Unknown

Richard Popplewell

(12 August 1664 - before 16 January 1742/43)
     Richard Popplewell was christened on 12 August 1664 in Belton in Axholme, Lincolnshire. He was the son of David Popplewell and Sarah Unknown.
Richard Popplewell was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated on 7 April 1709 in Epworth Manor . Surrender by John Richardson, reported by Robert Bernard and Robert Moody, to the use of Robert Poplewell and Richard Poplewell.
Admission of the said Robert & Richard.
Property: as above [a close of meadow or pasture containing 1 acre, lying between land of Robert Ryther Esq. on the east, land of the heirs of John Heseltine on the west, and abutting le Milldike on the north with the appurt. in Beltoft, 1692 description], also 4 strips of arable land in the east field of Belton, one strip whereof on Beanwell furlong between land of Robert Poplewell on the east, and land of James Maw on on the west, abutting land of Robert on the north and south; other strip on Hundale furlong between land of the heirs of Robert Ryther on the north, and land of Robert Poplewell on the south, and abutting land of Savill Thompson on the east, containing half rood; one more strip in the same furlong, containing 1 rood, between land of John Moody on the south and land of Thomas Harsely on the north, abutting land of Robert Elwick on the east; the other strip, containing 1 rood, in the same furlong, between land of John Maw on the south and land of the heirs of Robert Ryther esq. called Mill Hill on the north and west, with the appurtenances in Belton and Beltoft.

     Richard and Richard were registered at Belton on the 1725 electoral roll. One Richard Popplewell voted for Robert Vyner at Belton.
     Richard died before 16 January 1742/43 in Belton, Lincolnshire. He was buried on 16 January 1742/43 in Belton.

Richard Popplewell

(17 November 1639 - )
     Richard Popplewell was christened on 17 November 1639 in Normanby-le-Wold, Lincolnshire. He was the son of John Popplewell and Catherine Unknown.

Richard Popplewell

(before 1769? - before 6 February 1772)
     Richard Popplewell was born before 1769? In Belton, Lincolnshire. This link is only assumed and Robert was dead by 1771.. He was the son of John Popplewell and Ann Glew.
     Richard died before 6 February 1772 in Belton, LIN. He was buried on 6 February 1772 in Belton, LIN.

Richard Popplewell

(before 2 June 1723 - )
     Richard Popplewell was born before 2 June 1723 in Epworth, Lincolnshire. He was christened on 2 June 1723 in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. He was the son of Humphrey Popplewell and Mary Whitaker. Richard Popplewell was christened on 29 August 1723 in Epworth, Lincolnshire.
Richard Popplewell married Mary Perkehus on 13 December 1739 in St Benet, Paul's Wharf, London. First wife was Mary PERKEHUS (possibly foreign - part of the Dutch contingent in Axholme?) but may be English PARKHOUSE..
Richard Popplewell married Ann Hewitson on 4 September 1759 in Haxey, Lincolnshire. Which Richard?.

Children of Richard Popplewell and Mary Perkehus

Children of Richard Popplewell and Ann Hewitson

Richard Popplewell

(17 January 1732/33 - before 22 February 1762)
      This Richard was a yeoman and not to be confused with Richard the gentleman. Richard Popplewell was christened on 17 January 1732/33 in Althorpe, Lincolnshire. He was the son of Thomas Popplewell and Ann Kingman.
     In Thomas Popplewell's will dated 7 November 1737 in Althorpe, Richard Popplewell was named as heir.
John and Richard was party to a deed dated 1 September 1755; A deed for a Declaration of Trust stating: whereas by indenture bearing the date 1 September 1855 was made between 1. Samuel Savatt 2. Ann Popplewell of Belton, widow of Thomas Popplewell late of Althorpe deceased; Thomas Popplewelll of Nottingham, Frame work knitter & Ann his wife; Richard Popplewell of Belton, yeoman; John Popplewell of Belton, yeoman [Thomas, Richard & John being brothers] 3. Harphan Green of Wakefield; Richard Green of Berwick, Yks; the land was subsequently purchased by Alan Johnson.
Richard and John was party to a deed dated 2 September 1755 in Belton in Axholme, Lincolnshire; Indenture dated 2 Sept 1755, between Ann Poplewell of Belton, widow and relict of Thomas Poplewell, late of Althorpe, yeoman, deceased, Thomas Poplewell of Nottingham, frame-work knitter, Richard Popplewell of Belton, yeoman, and John Poplewell of Belton, yeoman / which last mentioned Thomas is the eldest son and heir and the said Richard and John are the younger sons of the said Thomas Poplewell deceased and Ann Poplewell of the one part and Joshua Kynman of Epworth, innholder of the other part. Sale by the Poplewells to Kynman of five closes called the Intacks Closes in Belton.
     Richard Popplewell was mentioned in the manorial court roll dated 24-25 October 1759. Surrender by Ann Popplewell, widow & Richard her second son to Wm Beilby of Winterton & John Barrett of Winterton, trustees for the marriage of Richard with Ann Barrett, sister of John; re property now in the occupation of Ann & Richard.
Richard Popplewell married Mary Barrat on 6 November 1759 in Winteringham, Lincolnshire, England.
     Richard Popplewell made a will dated 19 February 1762 in Belton. I Richard Poplewell yeoman of Belton... bequeath unto Mary my beloved wife £140 [everything that was hers before marriage] ... to my nephew in law James Barret my silver watch, whereas I hold copyhold lands etc in the manor of Epworth ... to my mother Anne Popplewell her heirs and assigns forever dated 19 February 1762. Richard Popplewell his mark. Witnessed by Wiliam Brown jr, Joseph Johnson, William Kynman.
     Richard died before 22 February 1762 in Belton in Axholme, Lincolnshire. He was buried on 22 February 1762 in Belton.
     His will was proved on 2 June 1762 at the Stow Archdeaconry. The probate of will of Richard Popplewell late of Belton, yeoman was proved 2 June 1762 and administration was granted to Ann Popplewell his mother, sole executor.

Richard Popplewell

(circa 1724 - before 16 January 1741/42)
     Richard Popplewell was born circa 1724. He was christened on 15 November 1741 in Belton in Axholme, Lincolnshire. Richard Poplewell, adult, aged 17.
     Richard died before 16 January 1741/42 in Belton, Lincolnshire. He was buried on 16 January 1741/42 in Belton.

Richard Popplewell

(8 August 1791 - 4 October 1871)
     Richard Popplewell was born on 8 August 1791 in Althorpe, Lincolnshire. He Left from Hull aboard the "Eagle" arriving at Quebec 28 Aug 1817.. He was the son of William Popplewell and Esther Selby.
Richard Popplewell married Elizabeth Palmer on 11 November 1822 in Ontario, Canada. They had 11 known children.
     Richard died on 4 October 1871 in Bathurst, Ontario, Canada, aged 80. See Mark Grace's Pinwill Archive (http://creativegraces.net/genindex/popplewell.html) for more on this family.
He arrived in Canada on 28 Aug 1817. See Ancestry tree for more info..

Richard Popplewell

(11 May 1828 - 4 January 1916)
     Richard Popplewell was christened on 11 May 1828 in Althorpe, Lincolnshire. He was the son of Thomas Popplewell and Sarah Pilkinton.
     Richard Popplewell was recorded on the 1841 census in Althorpe. He was aged 13 and an agricultural servant for Charley Everatt, farmer. Richard, Mary and William were listed as the children of Thomas Popplewell in the 1851 census in Althorpe.
Richard Popplewell married Sara Ann Hallifield on 26 January 1854 in Messingham, Lincolnshire. The wedding was witnessed by his sister Mary.
Richard Popplewell was listed in a directory dated from 1855 to 1882 as a farmer at Althorpe, Lincolnshire.
     Richard Popplewell and Sara Ann Hallifield were recorded on the 1861 census in Althorpe. Richard Popplewell head, 32, farmer of 20 acres, born Althorpe with his wife Sarah aged 28, born Messingham.
     Richard Popplewell and Sara Ann Hallifield were recorded on the 1871 census in Althorpe. Richard Popplewell, head, 42, tenant farmer of 23 acres born Althorpe; his wife Sarah Ann, 38, born Messingham, daughters Ann Rebecca, 15, born Althorpe, Claretta, 9, born Messingham, Selina Hallifield 20, unmarried, sister, visitor, born Messingham.
     Richard Popplewell and Sara Ann Hallifield were recorded on the 1881 census in Althorpe. Richard Popplewell, aged 52, head, married, farmer, born Althorpe, with wife Sarah A, aged 48, born Messingham. Claretta O, aged 19, daughter born Althorpe. No address was stated.
Richard Popplewell and his wife Sara Ann kept the Green tree Inn at Messingham from the late 1800's to 1905. I spent a lot of time there as an infant. My mother, Beatrice Annie Sleddon, came from Liverpool when she was about 18 years old to help her grandmother at the Green Tree. It was here that she met Henry Cheeseman whom she married in 1900.
Richard Popplewell retired from innkeeping about 1905 and had a new house built in Wells St, Messingham, He had several small holdings in the Isle of Axholme where he was born and where his relatives originated. He had three daughters, Rebecca, Selena and Claretta Octavia. All three girls were sent to a boarding school in Bakewell, Derbyshire.
Richard Popplewell did not live at the Wells St. House for very long as Sara Ann died in 1909, At the funeral, a smart woman from Hull whom Richard had known in his younger days persuaded him to sell up and take all his possessions to Hull where she is reported to have kept a small antiques shop. It is at this point that the family fortunes were lost.
At that time., two of the Popplewell daughters were already dead and one lived in Ireland, so there was nobody to restrain Richard. He lived in Hull with the woman for a few years.
In the meantime, by 1914/15 my mother and father and three children had come to live at a house on Ashby Road which Beatrice had bought from Henry Jackson, the father of Doctor Harry Jackson. One night a disillusioned Richard knocked at the door of his grand-daughter and informed that he had come to stay. He later died in that house.
Beatrice Annie, his grand-daughter inherited a small holding in Belton and some run down cottages in Messingham.
Richard Popplewell could not read or write (NOTE:This I doubt, as he was well able to sign his own name on his marriage certificate in the Messingham Register. JPD) - all the bookkeeping was done by Sara Ann. They were very successful in all their business ventures,
Some of his relatives still alive in 1982 include: The father of Mrs. Reuben MiddIeton, Pop (Raymond) Popplewell of Mill Road Club was a nephew.
One nephew was station master a Frodingham in the early 1900's when I was a small girl.'' From Notes made by Beatrice Ellen Cheeseman in 1982.. Richard was the keeper of the Wheat-sheaf Public House from 1885 to 1889, Westgate, Belton, Lincolnshire.
     Richard Popplewell and Sara Ann Hallifield were recorded on the 1891 census in Sandtoft Rd, Belton. Richard Popplewell 65?, innkeeper, retired, born Althorpe; Sara Ann hIs wife aged 67, born Messingham. Richard was an beer retailer at the Green Tree Inn from 1892 to 1905, in Messingham, Lincolnshire.
     Richard resided at a new house in Wells St, Messingham, Lincolnshire, from 1905.
     Richard resided at Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, after 1909.
     Richard Popplewell made a will dated 27 November 1914. He left Hop Villa and nos.8 and 10 Wall St, to his grand daughter Beatrice Annie Cheeseman of Wavertree, Old Brumby. She was the sole executrix and sole beneficiary.
     Richard died on 4 January 1916 in Wavertree House, Ashby Rd, Brumby, Lincolnshire, aged 87.

Children of Richard Popplewell and Sara Ann Hallifield

Richard Popplewell

(14 February 1798 - before 20 September 1820)
     Richard Popplewell was christened on 14 February 1798 in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. He was the son of John Popplewell and Ellen Madan.
     In John Popplewell's will dated 26 April 1817 in Gainsborough, Richard Popplewell was named as heir.
     Richard died before 20 September 1820 in of Little Church Lane, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. He was buried on 20 September 1820 in All Saints, Gainsborough.

Richard Popplewell

(5 September 1740 - 14 October 1746)
     Richard Popplewell was christened on 5 September 1740 in Messingham, Lincolnshire. He was the son of Robert Popplewell and Mary Burkitt.
     Richard was buried on 14 October 1746 in Messingham, Lincolnshire.