John WARDROPPER and Margaret WARDROPPER were married on the 15th October 1837 at the Parish Church, Heworth, County Durham.  Margaret died on 2nd December 1871 and on 30th September 1872 at St Peter's Church, Monkwearmouth he maried Ann HUNTER, nee BULLWOOD.  She died on 4th April 1873 and John waited a while before marrying again.  His third wife outlived him; she was Patience WEATHERSPOON, nee PLADDIE.

Children of John WARDROPPER and Margaret RATTERY
Born Married Died Descendants
Benjamin 7th September 1838, Oakwellgate, Gateshead Sarah TIM 5 children
John 25th June 1841, Gateshead Mary Jane ? 7 children
Henry 1843 1848
Margaret 1848, Newcastle
Andrew 1848 Hannah McKENZIE 1904 12 children
Hannah 1853, Sunderland
Isabella 1855, Sunderland
Robert Wilk. 1857, Sunderland
William 1863, Sunderland