The expert on the Rothwells of Tottington area and Bolton area is Brian Rothwell.  He can be reached at and if you are researching Rothwells in this area, he likely has information on it.

As for my specific line, little is known about my Rothwell family.  With the help of Brian we are trying to fit her into the larger Rothwell picture.  Alice Rothwell, bc 1756.  She died NOV 1813 and was buried 17 NOV 1813, Emmanuel, Holcombe, Lancashire.  She married Thomas Hopkinson 6 SEP 1779, Bury Lancashire, England as his second wife.   They resided in Tottington.  See my Hopkinson page for information on their descendants.

This is a possible related line of Rothwells

Richard Rothwell, of Tottington had a daughter Alice Rothwell  Alice married Henry Hopkinson.  Henry was an Inn-Keeper.  They resided in Tottington.  They had:  Alice Hopkinson, b 2 APR 1771, c 1 MAY 1771, St. Mary, Bury, Lancashire, England; Ann 23 JUN 1773, c 13 AUG 1773, St. Mary, Bury, Lancashire, England, d young; and Ann b 2 OCT 1774; c 24 OCT 1774, St. Mary, Bury, Lancashire, England.

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