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HADFIELDs of Hope, Derbyshire

The following information was researched and compiled by Roger HADFIELD MA, F.R.G.S. and Andrew LAMB


This information should not be confused with that for Hope in the County of Cheshire


Many individuals listed below may also be found as ‘Hatfield’


There are connections within this line to USA



Gentry of Derby:   Nicholas  1547  Hope Woodlands  (2nd son of Nicholas, Shire Green, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire.


Muster Roll:   1581  Charles


Duty Payers:   1605  Charles


Muster Roll:   1638  John,  Stephen,  John the Elder,  John the Younger,  Godfrey,  Thomas


(note:  Hope was a huge Parish – no places given before 1662 so these below not necessarily of Hope itself)




1.                  buried 1606  Nicholas, son of Nicholas

2.                  buried 1614  Dionysia (Denise), wife of Nicholas




Baptised these children…


Dionysia 1605, Nicholas 1606, Godfrey 1609, Ann 1609, Margaret 1611, John 1614,  Maria 1616, John 1616

Nicholas 1618, George & Thomas (twins) 1620, Ann 1621, Margaret 1621, Elizabeth 1623, Nicholas 1627,

Margaret 1630, John 1640, Robert 1641, Mary 1643, Alice 1644,




 Baptised these children…


Ellen 1600, Nicholas 1606, George 1609, Stephen 1611, Robert 1629, Thomas 1629, John 1631



first known generation


1. John Hadfield  b.1616  {probable son of John and Margaret Sidwell m.1614 (d.1671)} m. Margaret (d.1706)  d.1670



                     i.            (2a) Nicholas Hadfield  b.?  d 1728

                   ii.            Zona Hadfield  b.?  m.1680  Ellis Eyre  d.?

                  iii.            Ann Hadfield  b.1662  d.?

                 iv.            Maria Hadfield  b.1667  d.1670

                   v.            Sarah Hadfield  b.1670  m.1691 Thomas Eyre  d.?

                 vi.            Margaret Hadfield  b.?  m.1671 John Balguy, Richard Grant  d.>1706

                vii.            (2b) John Hadfield  b.?  d.>1706

              viii.            Edmund Hadfield  b.?  d.>1706

                 ix.            Elizabeth Hadfield  b.?  m.F.Yellott  d.?



second generation


2a. Nicholas Hadfield of Shafton  b.?  m.1671 Margaret Fyre (d.1727)  d.1728



                     i.            Anna Hadfield  b.1673  d.1715

                   ii.            John Hadfield  b.1676  d.1682

                  iii.            Zona Hadfield  b.1679  d.?

                 iv.            (3a) Nicholas Hadfield  b.1683  d.1728

                   v.            Maria Hadfield  b.1686  d.?



2b. John Hadfield  b.?  m.1687 Maria Wilson (b.?  >1725)  d.1728



                     i.            Sara Hadfield  b.1688  d.1694

                   ii.            (3b) John Hadfield  b.1689  d.1748?

                  iii.            (3c) Benjamin Hadfield  b.1690 (twin)  d.?

                 iv.            Joseph Hadfield  b.1690 (twin)  d.1693

                   v.            Thomas Hadfield  b.1693  d.1694

                 vi.            Thomas Hadfield  b.1699  m.1722 Ann Chapman  d.?

                vii.            Margaret Hadfield  b.1701  d.?

              viii.            Elizabeth Isabella Hadfield  b.1704  d.>1725



third generation


3a. Nicholas Hadfield  b.1683  m.Maria Sanderson (d.1747)  d.1728



                     i.            Margaret Hadfield  b.1706  m.Littlewood  d.?

                   ii.            Thomas Hadfield  b.1708  d.1733

                  iii.            Sara Hadfield  b.1710  m.1731 Ibbotson  d.1761

                 iv.            Elizabeth Hadfield  b.1712  m.1733 W.R. d.?

                   v.            Anna Hadfield  b.1714  d.1715

                 vi.            John Hadfield  b.1716  m.1742 Anna Hall  d.1780 (see John Hadfield, 1c on chart Hadfields of Castleton)

                vii.            (4a) Joseph Hadfield  b.1719  d.1790

              viii.            Maria Hadfield  b.1722  d.?



3b. John Hadfield  b.1689  m.1717 Martha Milns (d.1782)  d.1748?



                     i.            (4b) John Hadfield  b.1717 (twin)  d.1793

                   ii.            Joseph Hadfield  b.1717 (twin)  d.1728

                  iii.            (4c) Thomas Hadfield  b.1718  d.1789

                 iv.            William Hadfield  b.1720

                   v.            Ann Hadfield  b.1723

                 vi.            Mary Hadfield  b.1724

                vii.            Robert Hadfield  b.1727  d.1727

              viii.            Robert Hadfield  b.1728  d.?



3c. Benjamin Hadfield  b.1690 (twin)  m.1717 Martha Royston  d.?



                     i.            Infant d.1722

                   ii.            Issac Hadfield  b.1723

                  iii.            Benjamin Hadfield  b.1729



fourth generation


4a. Joseph Hadfield  b.1719  m.1758 Ann Fox (d.1805)  churchwarden 1743-1787  d.1790

                                                (Joseph may have married 1739 Sara Middleton)



                     i.         Mary Hadfield  b.1758  m.1780 T.Longden  d.1831

                   ii.         Joseph Hadfield  b.1761  d.1787

                  iii.         John Hadfield  b.1768  to Sheffield by 1805  d.?

                 iv.         Ann Hadfield  b.?  d.?

                   v.         Thomas Hadfield  b.1772  d.>1805



4b. John Hadfield  b.1717 (twin)  m.#1 1737 Mary Shearman (d.1748)  m.#2 1785 Hannah  d.1793



                     i.         Martha Hadfield  b.1743  m.1766 John Barber  d.1805

                   ii.         Thomas Hadfield  b.1746  d.?



4c. Thomas Hadfield  b.1718  m.1743 Dorothy Middleton at Peak Forest (d.1796) d.1789



                     i.         Thomas Hadfield  b.1743  d.1770

                   ii.         Robert Hadfield  b.1744  d.1816

                  iii.         John Hadfield  b.1745  m.1771 Mary Eyre  d.?

                 iv.         Hannah Hadfield  b.1747  m.1770 Francis Barber  d.?

                   v.         Betty Hadfield  b.1750  d.1759

                 vi.         Samuel Hadfield  b.1752  d.?

                vii.         (5a) Joseph Hadfield  b.1754  d.1830

              viii.         William Hadfield  b.1756  d.1779

                 ix.         Dolly Hadfield  b.1759  d.?

                   x.         Christopher Hadfield  b.1763  d.1780



fifth generation


5a. Joseph Hadfield  b.1754  m.1780 Ellen Elliott (b.1748  d.1837)  d.1830 



                     i.            Betty Hadfield  b.1780  m.1804 Roger Barber  d.?

                   ii.            Dolly Hadfield  b.1782  m.1805 John Hall  d.?

                  iii.            Christopher Hadfield  b.1784  d.1797

                 iv.            William Hadfield  b.1786  d.1807

                   v.            Hannah Hadfield  b.1788  d.?

                 vi.            (6a) Mary Hadfield  b.1790  m.1812 John Hadfield (b.1787  d.1840)  d.1855

                vii.            (6b) Joseph Hadfield  b.1793  d.?



sixth generation


6a. Mary Hadfield  b.1790  m.1812 John Hadfield (b.1787  d.1840)  d.1855



                     i.            (7a) John Hadfield  b.1813  d.1884

                   ii.            Joseph A. Hadfield  b.26Oct1816 at Elders Chinley.  m.Harriet Jackson 17Jan1843  Emigrated to Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA in 1843 where Harriet died in 1845.  Joseph then married Sarah Harrison who had also emigrated from Hope.   d.?

                  iii.            Levi Hadfield  b.1823  m.1855 Mary Kay  d.1865



6b. Joseph Hadfield  b.1793  m.1822 Harriet Fern  (to Sheffield) d.?



                     i.            Hannah Hadfield  b.1823

                   ii.            William Hadfield  b.1826

                  iii.            Henry Hadfield  b.1826

                 iv.            Ann Hadfield  b.1827

                   v.            Charles Hadfield  b.1830



seventh generation


7a. John Hadfield  b.1813  m.1830 Betty Mary Longden (b.1815  d.1877)  d.1884



                     i.         Henry (Harry) Hadfield  b.1837  d.1858  bur.Hope

                   ii.         (8a) John Hadfield  b.1838  d.1898

                  iii.         Benjamin Hadfield  b.1839  m.12Oct1872 Priscilla Coggin (b.1838) no issue  d.?

                 iv.         (8b) Levi Hadfield  b. 1841  d.1912

                   v.         (8c) Charles Hadfield  b.1844  d.1907

                 vi.         Elizabeth Hadfield  b.1845  m.16May1865 John Hallam (b.1838  d.1869) d.1869  issue  d.1869

                vii.         Mary Hadfield  b.1848  m#1 26Nov1872 John Watson issue,  m#2 10Mar1886 Benjamin Watson  d.?

              viii.         Ann Hadfield  b.1849  d.?

                 ix.         (8d) John Frederick Hadfield  b.1851  d. 1926

                   x.         (8e) Alfred Hadfield  b.1855  d.1896



eighth generation


8a. John Hadfield  b.1838  m.23Sep1861 Ellen Wilcockson (b.1841 d.1922)  d.1898



                     i.            Mary Ellen Hadfield  b.1862  d.?

                   ii.            Ellen Hadfield  b.1866  d.?

                  iii.            (9a) Benjamin Longden Hadfield  b.1871  d.1949

                 iv.            Sarah Hadfield  b.1874  d.?

                   v.            John Thomas Hadfield  b.1879  d.?

                 vi.            Mary Hadfield  b.1883  d.?

                vii.            Joseph Hadfield  b.1885  d.?



8b. Levi Hadfield  b.1841  m.28Mar1870 Hannah Holme (b.29Jul1848  d.1927) d.1912



                     i.            John Henry Hadfield  b.1871  d.1947  never married

                   ii.            (9b) Levi Hadfield  b.1873  d.?

                  iii.            (9c) Frederick Hadfield  b.1877  d.?

                 iv.            Joseph Hadfield  b.1879  d.1885

                   v.            Jane Hadfield  b.1884  m.1911 James Day  d.1952  no issue

                 vi.            Louise Hannah Hadfield  b.1886  d.1954  never married

                vii.            (9d) Charles Allen Hadfield  b.1888  d.1972



8c. Charles Hadfield  b.1844  m.15Aug1820 Mary Elizabeth Reeve (b.1853  d.1927) d.1907



                     i.            Charles Henry Hadfield  b.1871  m.16Jun1892 Sarah Elizabeth Atkins (b.1868  d.1948)  d.1943

                   ii.            Mary Alice Hadfield  b.1873  d.?

                  iii.            Francis Edmund Hadfield  b.1874  d.24Oct 1907

                 iv.            Mildrid Reeve Hadfield  b.1875  d.1876

                   v.            Harriet Reeve Hadfield  b.1875  d.1877

                 vi.            Kate Hadfield  b.1877  d.?

                vii.            Henrietta Hadfield  b.1878  d.1878

              viii.            Minnie Hadfield  b.1878  d.1880

                 ix.            Bernard John Hadfield  b.1880  m.Jun1908 Maud Elizabeth Walker (b.1880  d.1974)  d.1942

                   x.            Florence Hadfield  b.1881  d.?

                 xi.            Elizabeth Hadfield  b.1881  d.?

                xii.            Arthur Hadfield  b.1883  d.1932

              xiii.            Frances Reeve Hadfield  b.?  d.?

              xiv.            Evely Hadfield  b.1890  d.1892



8d. John Frederick Hadfield  b.1851  m.1Jun1878 Melinda Pengelly (b.1850  d.1908) d. 1926



                     i.            Janet Hadfield  b.1879  d.Jul1947

                   ii.            Frederick Longden Hadfield  b.1880  m. Lucy Ann (b.1884  d.1975)  d.1952

                  iii.            Frank Pengelly Hadfield  b.1880  d.Feb1908

                 iv.            Melinda Kingdom Hadfield  b.1884  d.?

                   v.            Henry Hadfield  b.1885  d.?

                 vi.            Mary Ann Hadfield  b.1887  d.?

                vii.            Olive Hadfield  b.1889  d.1915

              viii.            John Levi Hadfield  b.1892  d.?



8e. Alfred Hadfield  b.1855  m.1Jan1878 Elizabeth White (b.1857  d.?) d.1896 suicide



                     i.            John Charles Hadfield  b.1878  d.?

                   ii.            Mary Elizabeth Hadfield  b.1880  m.2Jun1900 George Richard Moffat (b.1879  d.?)  d.1908

                  iii.            Alice Ann Hadfield  b.1882  d.?

                 iv.            Hannah E. Hadfield  b.1886  m.1908 George Richard Moffat (b.1879  d.?) issue  d.1957

                   v.            Charlotte E. Hadfield  b.1886  d.?

                 vi.            Lucy White Hadfield  b.1888  d.?



ninth generation


9a. Benjamin Longden Hadfield  b.28Sep1871  m.18Feb1901 Ruth Bradbury (b.1871  d.1921) d.1Aug1949



                     i.            Allen Hadfield  b.1902  d.3May1954

                   ii.            Annie Hadfield  b.1904  m.Gilbert Gellet (b.1903  d.?) issue d.?

                  iii.            Edna Hadfield  b.1913  d.4Jul1968



9b. Levi Hadfield  b.1873  m.1903 Sarah Hopwood (b.7Feb1874  d.?) d.1952



                     i.            Levi Hadfield  b.1905  m.Doris Massey  no issue  d.2002, Hyde, Cheshire

                   ii.            Harold Hadfield  b.1912  m.Enid Frances Marion Ward  issue d.1986



9c. Frederick Hadfield  b.1877  m.29Apr1903 Frances Beatrice Oakley (b.1878  d.?) d.1952



                     i.            Joseph Hadfield  b.?  d.?  infant

                   ii.            Stanley Hadfield  b.?  m.Marion Tobin  d.?

                  iii.            Beatrice Hadfield  b.?  d.?  infant



9d. Charles Allen Hadfield  b.1888  m.25Dec1911 Florence Bromhall (b.1889  d.1958) d.1972



                     i.            Levi Hadfield  b.1912  m.Doris Lomas (b.1912 )  issue d.1989

                   ii.            Eric Hadfield  b.1915  m.Marion Wilde (b.1915  d.1996)  issue  d.1987

                  iii.            Jack Hadfield  b.1920  m.Irene Fyldes (b.1921  d.1990)  issue