The Story of the Bromley and Coppard Families

The Coppard Family

This is the story of my paternal grandmother’s family. It is rather scant and we don’t have as many photographs, but it’s more complicated and involves many interesting family lines. They originated in Sussex and most of them remained in the county all of their lives.
Church
Backwards
Forwards
CHAPTER 8
The Early Coppards
The origins of the family in the heart of Sussex, but with so little known about them they have been difficult to trace.
St Peters Church Preston
Backwards
Forwards
CHAPTER 9
John Coppard (1843 - 1908)
My great great grandparents and their strangely early marriage and difficult early years.
Moulsecoombe Estate
Backwards
Forwards
CHAPTER 10
Martin Coppard (1870 - 1949)
My great grandparents about whom there is relatively little to say, but where would I be without them?
Joseph Rhodes
Backwards
Forwards
CHAPTER 10a
The Rhodes and Buckwell Families
The final chapter: two more surnames, my Yorkshire roots, and the origins of the property ownership of my grandmother’s family.