Thomas Hopson

Thomas Hopson (Sir)
Other names
Birth and death
1643 - 1717
Profession details
Naval Officer
Related place
Alistair Grant

Sir Thomas Hopson [Hopsonn] (bap. 1643, d. 1717), naval officer. Hopson commanded the British fleet that decisively defeated the French and Spanish at the battle of Vigo on 12th October 1702. He married Elizabeth Timbrell on 31st May 1680, and they settled in Weybridge. He died at Weybridge on 12th October 1717 and was buried in the old church on 17th October.

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