The Sheppard family of Whitfield.

Generation One.

Henry Sheppard was born about 1774. He married Sarah Brunt, born about 1774, on 5 January 1795 in Glossop parish church. They had seven children:
     Joseph Sheppard born 28 September 1796.
     James Sheppard, born 15 October 1800 in Cross Cliffe, Whitfield.
     Abram Sheppard born 10 May 1802.
     Anne Sheppard born 3 April 1804.
     Mary Sheppard, born 2 July 1806 in Cross Cliffe, Whitfield.
     Sarah Sheppard, born 10 September 1811 in Cross Cliffe, Whitfield.
     John Sheppard, born before 3 September 1817 in Cross Cliffe, Whitfield.

Generation Two.

Joseph Sheppard was born on 28 September 1796 in Cross Cliffe, Whitfield. He married Jenny Hadfield, born about 1791 in Mottram in Longdendale, on 22 February 1818 in Glossop Parish Church. They had two sons:
     Joseph Sheppard, born about 1823 in Glossop.
     William Sheppard, born before 31 March 1825 in Glossop.

Abram Sheppard was born on 10 May 1802 in Cross Cliffe, Whitfield, died 14 February 1874 in Glossop. He married Mary Winterbottom, born 9 June 1796 at Wimberry Hill, Glossop, on 9 January 1826 in Glossop Parish Church. They had seven children:
     Henry Sheppard born 5 February 1826.
     Samuel Sheppard, born before 28 October 1827 in Glossop, died 29 March 1866 in Glossop.
     William Sheppard, born 1 March 1829 in Glossop.
     Mary Sheppard, born before 11 July 1830 in Glossop, died 2 May 1831 in Glossop.
     James Sheppard, born 18 May 1832 in Glossop.
     Sarah Sheppard born before 4 August 1834.
     Jane Sheppard, born before 27 Nov 1836 in Glossop.
     Serena Sheppard, born 2 March 1840 in Glossop.
Mary died on 24 October 1857 in Glossop.
Abram Sheppard died on 14 February 1874 in Glossop.

Anne Sheppard, born 3 April 1804 in Cross Cliffe, Whitfield, Glossop. She married Thomas Wood, born 19 August 1798, son of Robert Wood and Elizabeth Fielding (see A Wood family of Whitfield) on 25 February 1824 in Glossop Parish Church.

Generation Three.

Children of Abram Sheppard.

Henry Sheppard was born on 5 February 1826 in Glossop. He married Mary Smith, born about 1827. They had a son, Samuel Sheppard, born about 1850 in Glossop.

Sarah Sheppard was born before 4 August 1834 in Glossop. She married Thurston Harrop, born 21 September 1828 in Glossop (son of John Harrop and Hannah Megginson) before 1863. They had three daughters:
     Mary Alice Harrop born 8 March 1863.
     Hannah Harrop, born about 1865 in Glossop.
     Elizabeth Harrop, born about 1873 in Glossop.
Thurston died on 24 March 1895 in Glossop and Sarah died on 18 October 1900 in Glossop.

Generation Four.

Mary Alice Harrop was born on 8 March 1863 in Glossop. She married Thomas Fielding, born 5 September 1863 in Surrey Street, Glossop, son of Charles Fielding and Susannah Jackson (see Descendants of John Fielding of Whitfield 1674) on 18 September 1887 in Howard St Wesleyan Reform Church, Glossop.

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Last updated: 8 May 2019