NameJames COPE
Birth1821, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England
Death14 Sep 1880, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
OccupationFarmer, Mining Engineer
MotherEleanor
Spouses
1Amy WALTON , 1C4R
Birth4 Aug 1814, Wapping, London, England
Baptism11 Sep 1814, St John Of Wapping
Death15 Apr 1878, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
FatherFrancis WALTON (1758-1839)
MotherKitty COCK (1771-1852)
Marriage11 Mar 1854, Parish Church Eltham, Kidbrooke, Kent, England
ChildrenBenjamin (~1846-)
 Kitty Lucy (1855-1932)
 Francis James (1857-)
Notes for James COPE
from a family member

In the Christening Records, James Cope Christened March 25, 1821, Sedgley, Staffordshire, father Benjamin Cope, mother Elanor.

In the 1851 census Catherine? Cross?, Darlaston, Staffordshire. Head James Cope, widower, age 30, sand mine surveyor, born Sedgley, Staffordshire. Son Benjamin Cope, age 5, scholar, born West Bromwich, Staffordshire. 2 servants.

National Probate Calendar
October 14, 1880. The will of James Cope late of 97 Tettenhall-road Wolverhampton in the County of Stafford Mining Engineer who died 14 September 1880 at 97 Tettenhall-road was proved at Lichfield by Francis James Cope of 97 Tettenhall-road Coal Master the Son the sole Executor.
Notes for Amy (Spouse 1)
From a family member Yvonne Walton.

parish Records St John of Wapping, Tower Hamlets
Baptised September 11th, 1814, Amy Walton daughter of Francis and Kitty Walton, of Wapping, fathers occuation Dock master. [Date born is difficult to read but might be August 4, 1814]

In the 1841 census Wapping Pierhead No. 5, St John Wapping parish, Ossulstone hundred (Tower Division), Middlesex, Stepney registration district, Shadwell and Wapping sub district. Kitty Walton, age 70, Independent, born in county. Amy Walton, age 25, born ib county. William Walton, age 35, solicitor, born in county. 4 others, 2 of which are female servants.

In the 1851 census Kitty Walton, head, widow, age 79, Fund Holder, born London. Daughter Amy Walton, unmarried, age 34, Fund Holder, born Wapping, Middlesex. Son William Walton, unmarried, age 46, Solicitor, born Wapping. A former servant age 93, an attendant companion and 2 other servants.

In the January to March 1854 marriage index James Cope and Amy Walton, Lewisham, London, volume 1d, page 677.

In the 1861 census Near the Hall, Albrighton, Shropshire. Head James Cope, age 42, Farmer of 144 Acres 3 Labourers, born Coseley, Stafford. Wife Amy Cope, age 44, born London. Son Benjamin L. Cope, age 15, farmer’s son, born Hill Top Stafford. Daughter Kitty Lucy Cope, age 5, Darlaston, Stafford. Son Francis J. Cope, age 4, born Darlaston. 2 servants [Perhaps Benjamin was from a previous marriage]

In the 1871 census Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. Head James Cope, age 54, Mining Engineer, born Cosley, Staffordshire. Wife Annie? Cope, age 52, born London. Daughter Kitty L. Cope, age 16, born Darlaston. Son Francis J. Cope, age 14, scholar, born Darlaston. 1 servant

In the April to June 1878 death index Amy Cope, age 63, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, volume 6b, page 303.

August 12 1878. Administration of the Personal Estate of Amy Cope (Wife of James Cope) late of Tettenhall-road Wolverhampton in the County of Stafford who died 15 April 1878 at Wolverhampton was granted at Lichfield to the said James Cope of Tettenhall-road Mining Engineer. Personal Estate under 100 pounds. Resword December 1878 under 200 pounds
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