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Mr Hodgson [17??-18??]
Mr Hodgson [18??-1???]
A. Hodgson [18??-19??]
Abraham Hodgson [16??-1???]
Abraham Hodgson [1820-1878]
Algeon Sugden Hodgson [1880-1948]
Mrs Alice Hodgson [18??-19??]
Arthur Julian Cockcroft Hodgson [1899-19??]
B. Hodgson [18??-18??]
Bartholomew Hodgson [17??-17??]
Benjamin Hodgson [1814-1???]
Benjamin Hodgson [1886-1917]
Brook Hodgson [18??-18??]
Charles Christopher Hodgson [1980-]
Charles Edward Hodgson [1896-1915]
Crossley Hodgson [18??-191?]
Crossley Hodgson [1871-19??]
Rev D. C. Hodgson [19??-19??]
Dean Hanson Hodgson [1867-1920]
Donald Henry Hodgson [1915-1942]
E. H. Hodgson [18??-19??]
Edward Hodgson [16??-1???]
Edward Hodgson [1811-1895]
Edwin Hodgson [1827-1871]
Edwin Hodgson [1877-1955]
Elizabeth Hodgson [17??-18??]
Ernest Hodgson [1891-1917]
Geoffrey Hodgson [1925-1944]
George Hodgson [1829-1???]
George Hodgson [1856-1???]
George Henry Hodgson [1896-1918]
H. Hodgson [18??-191?]
Canon H. W. Hodgson [19??-19??]
Haggis Hodgson [1846-1918]
Mrs Hannah Hodgson [1682-1743]
Harriet Emma Hodgson [1853-1931]
Harry Hodgson [1869-1911]
Harry Hodgson [1895-1916]
Harvey Hodgson [1898-1918]
Henry Edwin Hodgson [1863-1922]
Herbert Hodgson [1896-1915]
Rev J. Hodgson [18??-19??]
James Hodgson [17??-18??]
James Hodgson [1838-1911]
Jane Ann Hodgson [18??-1???]
John Hodgson [1???-18??]
John Hodgson [1???-18??]
John Hodgson [1???-184?]
Captain John Hodgson [16??-1680]
John Hodgson [1728-1807]
John Hodgson [1805-1879]
John Hodgson [1825-1900]
John Hodgson [1828-18??]
John Hodgson [1841-18??]
John F. Hodgson [18??-19??]
John Lee Hodgson [1889-1917]
John William Hodgson [18??-1???]
Jonathan Hodgson [17??-17??]
Jonathan Hodgson [18??-18??]
Joseph Hodgson [18??-19??]
Joseph Hodgson [18??-19??]
Joseph Hodgson [1810-1847]
Margaret Hodgson [15??-1???]
Paul Bousfield Hodgson [1880-1916]
PC Joseph Hodgson [18??-19??]
Philip Hodgson [1935-]
Richard Hodgson [1820-1893]
Richard Hodgson [1849-1927]
Richard Hodgson [1878-1976]
Robinson Hodgson [18??-19??]
Roland Hodgson [18??-19??]
Sam Hodgson [17??-18??]
Sam Hodgson [1868-19??]
Samuel Hodgson [1???-18??]
Samuel Hodgson [1???-18??]
Samuel Hodgson [17??-18??]
Samuel Hodgson [17??-18??]
Samuel Hodgson [1787-1862]
Samuel Hodgson [18??-18??]
Samuel Hodgson [1882-1961]
Samuel Hodgson [1885-1914]
Samuel William Hodgson [18??-18??]
Sarah Hodgson [16??-1737]
Sarah Hodgson [18??-18??]
Sutcliffe Hodgson [1846-1875]
Dr Thomas Hodgson [1807-1854]
Thomas Hodgson [1826-1900]
Thomas Dean Hodgson [1841-1???]
Thomas Lee Hodgson [1849-19??]
Walter Hodgson [1865-1???]
Whiteley Hodgson [1???-1868]
William Hodgson [17??-18??]
William Hodgson [1753-1834]
William Hodgson [1790-1870]
William Hodgson [18??-18??]
William Hodgson [18??-18??]
William Hodgson [1811-1???]
William Hodgson [1852-1927]
William Herbert Hodgson [1892-1916]


Hodgson, Mr
[17??-18??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Abraham
  2. William

Hodgson, Mr
[18??-1???] He married Sarah Ann Lobley Cockcroft.


Sarah Ann was the daughter of
William Cockcroft
 

Children:

  1. Arthur Julian

Hodgson, A.
[18??-19??] Medical practitioner in Sowerby Bridge [1895]

Hodgson, Abraham
[16??-1???] Of Skircoat. He was a Quaker. His house was licensed for nonconformist meetings which were held at his house in 1689.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Sarah

He and his son-in-law, John Elam, were fined £7 for attending Quaker meetings at the Midgley home of Henry Broadbent

Hodgson, Abraham
[1820-1878] Son of Mr Hodgson.

Born in Stansfield.

He was victualler at the Sportsman, Stansfield [1855-1869] / a farmer [1871].

On 25th December 1845, he married Betty Midgley at Halifax Parish Church


Betty was the daughter William Midgley
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1850]
  2. Mary [b 1856]

On 22nd February 1865, he married Agnes Hodgson [1827-1877] at Christ Church, Todmorden.

The family lived at Green End, Stansfield [1871].

Abraham died at Green End [18th August 1878].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at under £2,000.

His will was proved by daughter Mary, brother William Hodgson, and nephew Thomas Hodgson (cashier of Didsbury, Manchester).

Members of the family were buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone: Abraham [22nd August 1878]; Betty [30th September 1864]; Agnes [25th June 1877]

Hodgson, Algeon Sugden
[1880-1948] Born in Halifax.

He was a dental surgeon in Halifax / a dental surgeon at 32 Prescott Street, Halifax [1936].

On 19th September 1905, he married Edith Mary Foster at St Jude's Church, Halifax.


Edith Mary was the daughter of William Henry Foster
 

Children:

  1. Agnes Foster (Hodgson) [b 1907] who married John Leslie Lumb

The family lived at

He died at 166 Gibbet Street, Halifax [3rd April 1948].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,675 7/7d. Probate was granted to his daughter Agnes.

After his death, Philip Russell Potter bought the practice

Hodgson, Mrs Alice
[18??-19??] Partner in Lumb & Hodgson

Hodgson, Arthur Julian Cockcroft
[1899-19??] Son of Mr Hodgson

Born in Todmorden.

He married Unknown.

His family considered that he married beneath his station and he was disinherited.

After the death of his father, he was offered the family vault; he declined.

He emigrated to Australia

Hodgson, B.
[18??-18??] Velvet manufacturer at Halifax. Recorded in 1861

Hodgson, Bartholomew
[17??-17??] Halifax attorney

Hodgson, Benjamin
[1814-1???] Born in Keighley.

He was a warp dresser [1876] / a cotton warp dresser [1881].

He married Mary [1818-18??].

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1858] who was a worsted weaver & married John Frankland

The family lived at 29 Godley Road, Northowram [1881]

Hodgson, Benjamin
[1886-1917]

In [Q3] 1914, he married Alice Hirst in Todmorden.


At the same time, a William Greenwood married an Edith Hodgson in Todmorden. Was Edith the sister of Benjamin?
 

They lived at 7 Palace House Road, Fairfield, Hebden Bridge.

During World War I, he served as an Air Mechanic 2nd Class with the Royal Flying Corps.

He died 30th January 1917 (aged 31).

He was buried at Heptonstall Church [B 11].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge Association Football Club

Hodgson, Brook
[18??-18??] Partner in Brown & Hodgson [1861]

Hodgson, Charles Christopher
[1980-] Rugby Union player born in Halifax

Hodgson, Charles Edward
[1896-1915] Son of Sam Hodgson.

He was an apprentice jeweller [1911] / employed by T. C. Palmer / a member of the Halifax Parish Church Sunday School.

During World War I, he enlisted [1914], and served in France & Belgium as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed 25th September 1915 (aged 19), and died instantly on being shot somewhere in Belgium.

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial [20], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial, and on the Memorial at Halifax Bowling Club

Hodgson, Crossley
[18??-191?]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 12th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Hodgson, Crossley
[1871-19??] Son of Louisa (née Crossley) & Jonathan T. Hodgson.

Born at Salterhebble.

He started working in the mills at the age of 10. He became a traveller for W. C. Hebden, wholesale druggist. He later entered the insurance business where he stayed for the rest of his working life. He was Mayor of Halifax [1936-1937]

In 1893, he married Leila Ada Iredale in Halifax.


She was Mayoress, associated with the Mayoress's Sewing Party, and the Women's Gas Association
 

Children:

  1. Harvey

The family lived at

  • 5 New Bond Street, Halifax [1917]
  • 1 Eldroth Road, Halifax [1937]

Hodgson, Rev D. C.
[19??-19??] He was curate at Lindley before becoming Priest-in-Charge at the Church of the Holy Nativity, Mixenden [1958]. In 1962, he was appointed vicar of Thurlstone

Hodgson, Dean Hanson
[1867-1920] Son of Thomas Dean Hodgson.

Born in Halifax.

He was a hairdresser [1901] / a hairdresser's assistant [1911].

In [Q3] 1892, he married Clara Green in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1896] who was a shop assistant / milliner [1911]

The family lived at

Hodgson, Donald Henry
[1915-1942] Son of Mabel & Sydney Frank Hodgson of Charlestown, Hebden Bridge.

During World War II, he served as a Staff Sergeant with the Royal Army Ordnance Corps.

He died 15th February 1942 (aged 27).

He is remembered on the Brookwood Memorial [18 3]

Hodgson, E. H.
[18??-19??] Partner in J. Butler & Company

Hodgson, Edward
[16??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1680]

Hodgson, Edward
[1811-1895] He married Sarah [1812-1889].

They lived at Oaks House, Halifax [1889].

They were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery with Samuel Hodgson

Hodgson, Edwin
[1827-1871] Of Halifax.

Son of Samuel Hodgson.

He was a butcher in Northgate market (?) / a butcher in Southgate market (?).

On 23rd May 1849, he married Hannah Bateman at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah was the daughter of Joshua Bateman
 

Children:

  1. Richard
  2. William
  3. Harriet Emma
  4. Samuel [1855-1901]
  5. Sarah Ann [1857-1881] who married John Henry Oates
  6. Ellis [1859-1861]
  7. Annie [1861-1948] who married Frank Tuley
  8. Henry Edwin
  9. Mary Grace Bateman [1867-1910] who married Charles Henry Petty
  10. Lucy Hannah [1871-1877]

The family lived at

  • Bradshaw Row
  • Wards End, Halifax [1861]
  • Clifton House, High Street, Halifax [1891]

Living with them [from 1891] was Hannah's sister Ann.

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Hodgson, Edwin
[1877-1955] Son of William Hodgson.

He carried on the family butchery business.

He married Mary Stead [1902].

Children:

  1. Mary Louisa (Molly) [1905-2000] who never married

The family lived at Merle Wood, Halifax (Birdcage/Albert Promenade)  [1930s]

He died in Halifax

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Hodgson, Elizabeth
[17??-18??] Of Halifax. Sister of Samuel Hodgson.

She married John Holland

Hodgson, Ernest
[1891-1917]

He married Unknown.

They lived at 1 Siddal Grove, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/8th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 19th November 1917 (aged 26).

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Hodgson, Geoffrey
[1925-1944] Son of Jane Evelyn & Stanley Hodgson of Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Sergeant with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He died 1st April 1944 (aged 19).

He is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial [231], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Hodgson, George
[1829-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a cart driver [1891].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. George

The family lived at 22 Cherry Street, Halifax [1891].

Living with George [in 1891] was grandson John William Hodgson [b 1875]

Hodgson, George
[1856-1???] Son of George Hodgson.

Born in Skipwith.

He was a warehouseman of Halifax [1874] / a stuff dyer [1881] / a stoker at dyer's [1891] / a dyer's labourer [1901].

In 1874, he married Sarah Ann Raby [1853-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Ann, of Ovenden, was born in Halifax. the daughter of William Raby, wiredrawer
 

Children:

  1. John William [b 1875]
  2. James Henry [b 1877] who was a cotton piecer [1891]
  3. George [b 1879] who was a cotton piecer [1891]
  4. Ann [b 1881] who was a cotton doffer [1891]
  5. Louisa [b 1884]
  6. Samuel
  7. Emily [b 1887] who was a worsted spinner [1901]
  8. Lily [b 1889] who was a worsted doffer [1901]
  9. Annie [b 1893] and married George Mount Wood
  10. Archibald [1891-1892]
  11. Minnie [b 1897]

The family lived at

  • 12 Moxon Terrace, Northowram [1881]
  • 29 Brook Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 18 Brook Street, Halifax [1901]

Hodgson, George Henry
[1896-1918] Born in Todmorden.

He was a weaver for Greenwood, Elliman & Company.

He lived at 3 Fair View, Longfield Road, Todmorden.

During World War I, he enlisted in the Lancashire Fusiliers, then he served as a Private with the 11th Battalion East Lancashire Regiment.

He was wounded at Gallipoli and hospitalised in Egypt.

He was killed by machine-gun fire in France [5th September 1916].

He was buried at the Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck [II P 24].

He is remembered at Cloughfoot Independent Congregational Chapel, on Todmorden War Memorial, on the Memorial at Todmorden Unitarian Church, and on the Memorial at Shade Council School

Hodgson, H.
[18??-191?]

During World War I, with the Training Reserve.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Brunswick United Methodist Free Chapel, Halifax

Hodgson, Canon H. W.
[19??-19??] He was Curate-in-Charge of Rishworth [1937] / Vicar of Cross Stone [1938] / Vicar of St George's Church, Sowerby [1949] / Rural dean, Vicar of Todmorden [1952-1971]

Hodgson, Haggis
[1846-1918] Son of Ann & John Haggis Hodgson.

Born in Northowram.

He was a master worsted spinner [1881] / partner in H. Hodgson & Company [1881].

On 11th May 1870, he married Mary Ann Greenwood [1849-19??] at St Peter's Church, Bradford.


Mary Ann was born in Clayton
 

Children:

  1. Fred [1874-1943]
  2. Annie [b 1876]
  3. Ada Louisa E. [b 1879]
  4. Florence E. [b 1883]
  5. Lillian E. [1887-1976]

The family lived at 18 Winn Street, Halifax [1881].

In 1881/82, after H. Hodgson & Company had been declared bankrupt, the family emigrated to the USA and settled in Worcester, Massachusetts.

The 2 youngest children – Florence E. and Lillian E. – were born in the USA.

Haggis died in Worcester, USA [1918]

Hodgson, Mrs Hannah
[1682-1743] Of Bowling, Bradford.

She married (1) Unknown.

She married (2) John Clay

Hodgson, Harriet Emma
[1853-1931] Daughter of Edwin Hodgson.

She never married.

In 1911, she was living at Clifton House, Halifax with Richard Hodgson, her brother.

She was probably the Miss Hodgson who acted as Mayoress to Richard Hodgson, her brother.

She died 3rd April 1931

Hodgson, Harry
[1869-1911] Born at Upper Edge.

He was a stone flag facer [1891] / a stone hewer [1901] / conductor of the Brighouse & Rastrick Temperance Brass Band [1901] / tenant of the Rock Tavern, Upper Edge [1905, 1911].

He married Martha.

They lived at

  • Upper Edge [1871, 1881]
  • Bean Street, Upper Edge [1891]
  • Sugden's Terrace, Lower Edge [1901]

He died at the Rock Tavern [25th August 1911].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £61 21/-. Probate was granted to his widow Martha

Hodgson, Harry
[1895-1916] Son of Thomas Lee Hodgson.

Born in Halifax.

He was a train booker (railway company) [1911].

He was engaged to Clarice Evans of 6 Woodside Place, Boothtown.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He left Folkestone on the SS Invicta [14th April 1915].

He was admitted to hospital [20th November 1915] with a sprained ankle and trench foot.

He rejoined his unit in the field [16th December 1915].

He was reported missing and assumed to have died in a failed attack on Schwaben Redoubt [3rd September 1916] (aged 22).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [6A & 6B], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance.

His brother John Lee Hodgson also died in the War

Hodgson, Harvey
[1898-1918] Son of Crossley Hodgson.

He was a member of Temperance Methodist Chapel, Elland & Sunday School / a cashier for Albert Foundry, Pellon.

During World War I, he enlisted [March 1917], and served as a Private with C Company 12th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He was killed in Italy [27th October 1918] (aged 20).

He was buried at the Tezze British Cemetery [1 D 12].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Southgate Methodist Chapel, Elland

Hodgson, Henry Edwin
[1863-1922] Son of Edwin Hodgson.

Born in Halifax [9th December 1863].

Baptised at Cleckheaton [24th June 1866].

He was educated at Huddersfield College / a consulting engineer / proprietor of H. E. Hodgson & Company / a director of Howdens & Sons, Wakefield / a director of Elkanah Hoyle & Sons, Halifax.

On 25th July 1888, he married Jane Haigh [1865-1922] at Halifax Parish Church.


Jane was the daughter of Edwin Haigh
 

Children:

  1. son

The family lived at Spen Hall, Gomersal [1902].

He died in Bradford [16th September 1922]

He was buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram

Hodgson, Herbert
[1896-1915] Son of John William Hodgson.

Born at The Hollins, Triangle [30th January 1896].

He was educated at Rishworth School.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with D Company 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died at Hill 60 [5th May 1915] (aged 19).

He is remembered on the family grave at St Peter's Church, Sowerby, on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [20], on the Triangle Roll of Honour, on the Memorial at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby, on Triangle War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint Mary's Church, Cottonstones, and on the Memorial at Rishworth School Probate records show that he left effects valued at £128 0/8d.

Administration was granted to his father

Hodgson, Rev J.
[18??-19??] MA.

Minister at Hope Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [1920-1924]. In 1924, he was appointed at Derby

Hodgson, James
[17??-18??] Hebden Bridge Manufacturer of worsted goods. He was Chairman of the Board of Guardians. He was a local preacher. He objected to Radicals holding their meetings at the schoolroom at Colden

Hodgson, James
[1838-1911] Of Broadroyd, Stainland.

He died 4th April 1911.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,029 14/6d. Probate was granted to James William Hodgson (cattle dealer) 

Hodgson, Jane Ann
[18??-1???] Of Halifax.

She was a Sunday School teacher at St Mary's Church, Halifax.

In 1873, she wrote a 168-page volume of poetry, entitled A Leaf on the Current [published by subscription by Birtwhistle], which she dedicated to Rev J. Moore.

This included an elegy on the death of Rev Richard Judd and a poem for those who were killed in the Fire at Wellington Mills 1873

Hodgson, John
[1???-18??] He was active in the early years of Brearley Baptist Church. He gave land for the building of a new church

Hodgson, John
[1???-18??] Around 1840, he built Springwood Mill, Todmorden

Hodgson, John
[1???-184?] Son of John Hodgson of Mulcture Hall, Halifax.

He was a miller.

He married Sarah Wheatley

Hodgson, Captain John
[16??-1680] He was a Parliamentarian.

On Sunday, 18th December 1642, he was at Coley Church when Isaac Baume brought news that the Royalists were besieging Bradford. Hodgson raised a posse to march to Bradford to repel the Royalist attack and to defend democracy.

He subsequently fought in several Civil War campaigns under General Fairfax. He fought at the Battle of Adwalton Moor. He returned from the wars to rent Coley Hall and stayed there for about 16 years. In 1658, he examined the witnesses in the trial of the Affray at Soyland Mill.

After the Civil Wars, he was accused of

using treasonable words against the king

In 1660 he was arrested at Coley and imprisoned for 5 months. On his release, he went to stay at Sowerby and was again arrested. He spent some time in York gaol.

On Market Day in August 1665, he was arrested and taken to The Swan Inn, Halifax.

He was a magistrate during the Commonwealth. He was a friend of Oliver Heywood who stayed with him at Coley Hall for a time.

He was a tenant of Marsh Hall, Northowram [between 1672-1675]. He moved to Cromwellbottom Hall [until 1680].

He wrote his memoirs.

He was arrested for his military activities and imprisoned at Ripon where he died.

See Henry Root

Hodgson, John
[1728-1807] A Halifax miller and corn-dealer.

He lived at Mulcture Hall, Halifax. His family built Hodgson's Fold, Halifax.

He married Jane Walker.

Children:

  1. John

Hodgson, John
[1805-1879] Born in Heptonstall.

He was a worsted manufacturer [1851-1879] / a worsted manufacturer employing 350 hands [1851] / a worsted manufacturer employing 200 hands [1861] / a worsted stuff manufacturer [1879].

On 25th October 1827, he married Mary Sunderland [1807-1870] at Heptonstall Church.

Children:

  1. John Sunderland [1828-1872]
  2. Joseph [1830-1871]
  3. Sarah [1835-1870] who married Frederic Hungerford Bowman
  4. Mary [b 1837]
  5. James [1841-1920] who was a cotton manufacturer [1879]
  6. Martha [1844-1937] who married Edwin Morley
  7. Anne [b 1847] who married John Murgatroyd
  8. Robert [b 1849]

The family lived at Sunderland House, Mytholmroyd [1851-1879].

John died 5th December 1879.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at under £18,000.

The will was proved by son James, and sons-in-law Frederic Hungerford Bowman and Edwin Morley.

Members of the family were buried at Heptonstall Church: Mary [28th October 1870]; Joseph [16th September 1871]; John Sunderland [29th June 1872]; John [10th December 1879]

Hodgson, John
[1825-1900] He married Ellen Rayner.


Ellen was the daughter of
John Rayner
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child

Hodgson, John
[1828-18??] Fortune-teller at Halifax.

On 22nd February 1858, he was charged with, on the 26th January

unlawfully pretending to use subtle craft – to wit, palmistry – on certain of Her Majesty's subjects

Elizabeth Bonney [aged about 20] and her friend, Ellen Ambler, who was a Sunday School teacher, went to Hodgson's lodgings and paid 3d each to have their fortunes told. After consulting the cards, he predicted that Elizabeth would have 2 opportunities to be married in 1858, but the outlook for Ellen was very bad, and she was to read Chapter 1 of the Book of Ruth when she got home, and to wish 3 wishes.

On the way home, Ellen panicked and was afraid to read the Bible lest the devil should take her. In the following days, she grew worse, eating and resting little, and by the Thursday, she was deranged and had gone outside completely naked. The Rev J. C. McMichael was called in and found the girl, raving, screaming and in great fright, and called in the superintendent of police.

A trial ensued and Hodgson was sentenced to 3 months' hard labour

Hodgson, John
[1841-18??] He was cattle dealer & farmer of 20 acres at Halifax.

He lived with his sister Elizabeth [b 1836] (farm servant) at #2 Milner Royd, Norland [1881]

In December 1866, he was declared bankrupt

Hodgson, John F.
[18??-19??] Halifax surgeon.

He lived at Trafalgar House, Halifax [1905]

Hodgson, John Lee
[1889-1917] Son of Thomas Lee Hodgson.

He was working on a station book stall (half day) [1901] / a shunter (railway company) [1911] / a tram conductor with Halifax Corporation [1914].

In 1910, he married Annie Steele in Halifax.


Annie was the daughter of Benjamin Steele
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. Albert [b 1915]

They lived at 18 Glen Vale Bottom, Siddal.

During World War I, he enlisted [May 1915], and served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died at Bullecourt [3rd May 1917] (aged 28).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial [6], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance.

His brother Harry also died in the War

Hodgson, John William
[18??-1???] Born in

He was an estate agent; Chairman of the Board of Guardians.

In [Q3] 1892, he married Clara Smith Lister [18??-1???] in Bradford.

Children:

  1. Herbert

The family lived at The Hollins, Triangle

Hodgson, Jonathan
[17??-17??] Halifax shalloon weaver.

He was one of the trustees of the Chapel Fold Meeting House, Halifax, and a founder member of Square Independent Chapel, Halifax.

He was buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax

Hodgson, Jonathan
[18??-18??] In 1870, he married Jane Grandage in Bradford.


Jane was the daughter of
William Grandage
 

Children:

  1. William George [b 1871]
  2. Emelia [b 1873]
  3. Arthur [b 1874]
  4. Lucy [b 1876]
  5. Edgar [b 1877]

Hodgson, Joseph
[18??-19??] Of Joseph Hodgson.

He lived at Foster Lane, Hebden Bridge [1905]

Hodgson, Joseph
[18??-19??] He lived at Stocks Hall, Mytholmroyd.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Mary who died in childbirth [1889]

See Frederick William Horsfall

Hodgson, Joseph
[1810-1847] Surgeon of Halifax.

Brother of Dr Thomas Hodgson.

He had been called to attend a dying man at King Cross [28th March 1847]. At the subsequent post mortem examination – assisted by his brother Dr Thomas Hodgson and Dr Inglis – it is thought that he absorbed some infection through an eruption on the back of his right hand.

He died 8th April 1847 [aged 37]

Hodgson, Margaret
[15??-1???] Of Bolton, Bradford.

She married Richard Smyth

Hodgson, Paul Bousfield
[1880-1916] Son of Jane Ann & George Hodgson of Saltburn-by-the-Sea.

In [Q3] 1906, he married Clara Sutcliffe Styan in Guisborough.

They lived at 3 Straight Lane, Illingworth.

During World War I, he was mobilized [August 1914], and served as a Private with the 6th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.

He died 28th September 1916 (aged 36).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [3A & 3D]

Hodgson, PC Joseph
[18??-19??] He served at Todmorden Police Station for 15 years. In March 1900, he was transferred to Keighley

Hodgson, Philip
[1935-] Cricketer born in Todmorden. He played for Yorkshire Second XI [1952-1956], for Yorkshire County Cricket Club [1954-1956], and the Royal Air Force [1956-1957]

Hodgson, Richard
[1820-1893] Son of William Hodgson.

He was a cattle dealer [1870]

He lived at Bentley Royd, Sowerby Bridge [1870]

Hodgson, Richard
[1849-1927] JP.

Son of Edwin Hodgson.

Born at Ovenden [23rd July 1849].

He appears to have gained his butchery trade from living and working for Joseph Whitaker and later became a partner [1871].

He and his brother William carried on the family butchery business in Halifax Borough Market.

He was Mayor of Halifax [1915-1917]. The Mayoress was Miss Hodgson, who was probably his sister Harriet Emma Hodgson.

He never married.

He lived at Clifton House, Halifax [1901, 1905, 1911, 1927].

Living with him in 1901 was his aunt Ann Earnshaw.

Living with him in 1911 was his sister Harriet Emma Hodgson.

He died of convulsions & cerebral thrombosis at Clifton House on the same day as his brother William [1st August 1927] (aged 78). Probate was granted to his three nephews Edwin, Richard and Samuel Hodgson.

He and other members of his family were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Hodgson, Richard
[1878-1976] Son of William Hodgson.

Born in Halifax [30th December 1878].

He was educated at a private school in Lytham St Anne's / a brass founder / a brass foundry owner [1907].

On 24th April 1907, he married Clarice Beatrice Appleyard at Holy Trinity Church, Halifax.


Clarice Beatrice was the daughter of Arthur Appleyard
 

Children:

  1. Jessie [1908-1919]
  2. Annie [b 1908] who married [1931] Arthur E. Ollerenshaw
  3. William [b 1911] who married [1937] Joan Bulmer

The family lived at Norland, Halifax (Birdcage/Albert Promenade)  [1930s].

He died in Halifax

Hodgson, Robinson
[18??-19??] Of Joseph Hodgson.

He lived at Bank Road, Hebden Bridge [1905]

Hodgson, Roland
[18??-19??] He was the driver of the Queensbury-Halifax tram Number 99 which overturned at Ambler Thorn on 15th July 1917

Hodgson, Sam
[17??-18??] Corn factor, miller and maltster at Halifax [1809]

Hodgson, Sam
[1868-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was landlord of the Rose & Crown, Greetland [1905] / licensed victualler of the Royal Oak, Halifax [1911, 1917].

In [Q2] 1893, he married Mary Elizabeth Stead [1872-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Gladys [b 1894] who was a dressmaker [1911]
  2. Charles Edward
  3. Raymond [b 1898]
  4. Dora [b 1901]
  5. Westwood [b 1904]

Hodgson, Samuel
[1???-18??] Local Methodist Minister of the early 19th century

Hodgson, Samuel
[1???-18??] Iron founder in Halifax.

He was declared bankrupt [April 1825].

The reports at the time mention 2 people called Samuel Hodgson: one in Hebden Bridge and the other in Halifax.

In August 1825, his name was listed as Bankruptcy superseded

Hodgson, Samuel
[17??-18??] Of The Bowers, Halifax. Brother of Elizabeth Hodgson.

He was on the committee of the Huddersfield & Liverpool Direct Railway Company [1845].

With his brother-in-law John Holland, he was instrumental in setting up Bramley Lane Congregational Church and Holland headed the subscription list with a donation of £100 to buy the former Mount Zion Chapel

Hodgson, Samuel
[17??-18??] Of Four Mills, Halifax.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Joseph [1793-1865]

Joseph & Samuel were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery with Mary Wild [1810-1883], Sarah Hodgson, and Edward Hodgson

Hodgson, Samuel
[1787-1862] Son of William Hodgson.

He was a butcher in Halifax New Market [1834-1858]. In 1812, he married Sarah (Sally) Walton [1793-1868] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Edwin
  2. Samuel [1824-1841]

The family lived at

  • Bradshaw
  • Fountain Street, Halifax [1858]
  • Wards End, Halifax [1862]

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Hodgson, Samuel
[18??-18??] In September 1850, described as
a pauper, following or professing to know the art of shoe making

he was sentenced to 21 days in the House of Correction for

having refused to work at his trade, though ordered to do so by the Master of the Union Workhouse

The Huddersfield Chronicle & West Yorkshire Advertiser commented


The fellow will we imagine find the tread-mill rather the harder of the two employments
 

Hodgson, Samuel
[1882-1961] Son of William Hodgson.

He was an electrical engineer. He established S. Hodgson & Company.

He married Ethel Phoebe Ward in Halifax [1907].


Ethel Phoebe was the daughter of Richard Dearden Ward
 

Children:

  1. Hannah Ward [b 1908]
  2. twins Philip Ward [b 1912]
  3. Jessie Ward [1912-2005]

The family lived at The Saplings, Halifax (Birdcage/Albert Promenade) [1930s].

Ethel Phebe died 14th April 1956 (aged 76).

She was cremated at Lawnswood, and remembered on her parents' grave at King Cross Methodist New Connexion Chapel

Hodgson, Samuel
[1885-1914] Son of George Hodgson.

He was a worsted oiler (combing room) [1901] / a labourer of Commercial Road, Halifax [1907] / a goods porter [1911] / employed by the Great Northern Railway Company at Pellon Goods Station / a crack shot with the Halifax & District Licensed Victuallers' Rifle Shooting League / a reservist with 8 years' service in India.

In [Q4] 1907, he married Elizabeth Hamer [1887-19??] at St Thomas's Church, Claremount.


Elizabeth, of Holroyd Street, Halifax, was the daughter of Joe Hamer, pavior
 

Children:

  1. Alice [b 1908]
  2. Lawrence [1911] who died in infancy
  3. George [b 1913]
  4. Elsie [b 1914]

The family lived at 20 Brook Street, Commercial Road, Halifax [1911].

Living with them [in 1911] was Samuel's sister Louisa.

Samuel was a reserve in the Army. His 12 years' service expired in September 1914.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He was killed in action [13th October 1914] (aged 29).

He was one of the first of the Halifax soldiers to fall.

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial [8 & 9], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance.

His brother-in-law George Mount Wood also died in the War

Hodgson, Samuel William
[18??-18??] Gent.

He lived at Bowers Hall, Barkisland [1845]

Hodgson, Sarah
[16??-1737] Daughter of Abraham Hodgson. She was a well-known Quaker and spoke on the movement.

She married John Elam

Hodgson, Sarah
[18??-18??] Lodging house keeper at North Parade, Halifax [1850]

Hodgson, Sutcliffe
[1846-1875] He died during the construction of the Queensbury Tunnel [1st September 1875] (aged 29), after he lost his balance and fell down the shaft

Hodgson, Dr Thomas
[1807-1854] FRCS.

Brother of Dr Joseph Hodgson.

He was a surgeon & general practitioner in Halifax [1851].

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in November 1852.

He lived at 19 Carlton House, Halifax [1851].

He died in Halifax [24th April 1854] (aged 48) 

Hodgson, Thomas
[1826-1900] Son of William Hodgson.

He was a cattle dealer [1870]

He lived at Hall Green, Soyland

Hodgson, Thomas Dean
[1841-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a hairdresser employing 2 boys [1871] / innkeeper at the Castle Hotel, Halifax [1881] / a hairdresser [1891, 1911].

In [Q2] 1865, he married Hannah Jane Moss [1842-1902] in Halifax.


Hannah Jane was born in Millwood, Todmorden
 

Children:

  1. Ann [b 1866] who married John Nicholl
  2. Dean Hanson

The family lived at

Hodgson, Thomas Lee
[1849-19??] Son of George Hodgson, weaver.

Born in Halifax.

He was a warehouseman of Pellon Lane, Halifax [1883] / a grocer's warehouseman [1891] / a drapery pedlar [1901] / a wool sorter [1911].

In 1883, he married Maria Harrison [1862-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Maria, of Pellon Lane, was born in Corringham, Lincolnshire, the daughter of Thomas Harrison, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Ada H [b 1885] who was a spice packer [1901]
  2. Rowland W [b 1887] who was a wood carter [1901]
  3. John Lee
  4. Harry
  5. Norman [b 1898] who was a worsted spinner operative [1911]

The family lived at

  • 42 Conway Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 13 Orange Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 12 Thomas Street South, Halifax [1911, 1917]

Sons John Lee & Harry died in World War I

Hodgson, Walter
[1865-1???] Son of William Hodgson, mason.

Born in Clayton / Queensbury.

He was a tin-plate worker [1890, 1891] / a plumber & joiner [1901] / a plumber [1911].

In 1890, he married Emma Cartwright [1866-1???] at St John's Church, Upperthong.


Emma, of Upperthong, was born in Holmfirth the daughter of India & William Cartwright, weaver.

She was a dress maker [1891]

 

Children:

  1. William Herbert
  2. Alice [b 1894] who was a typist in worsted manufactory office [1911]
  3. Annie [b 1895] who was a confectionery manufactory [1911]
  4. Edith Agnes [b 1897]
  5. Ruth Helen [b 1902]
  6. Marjorie Frances [b 1903]

The family lived at

  • 12 Swamp, Northowram [1891]
  • 3 Back Fold, Queensbury, Halifax [1901]
  • 6 South Bank, Queensbury [1911, 1916]

Living with them in 1901 was widowed mother-in-law India Cartwright [b 1832]

Hodgson, Whiteley
[1???-1868] A mason. He was killed in the Horsfall Tunnel

Hodgson, William
[17??-18??] Corn factor, miller and maltster at Halifax Mills [1809]

Hodgson, William
[1753-1834] Born in Bradshaw.

He was a weaver.

He married Mercy Lacy [1760-1849].

Children:

  1. Samuel

He died in Bradshaw

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Hodgson, William
[1790-1870] Born in Langfield.

He was a farmer of 33 acres [1861] / a farmer & cattle dealer [1870].

On 4th December 1818, he married Mary Kenworthy [1799-1875] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Richard
  2. Thomas
  3. Elizabeth [1832-1910]
  4. William [1836-1874]
  5. twins James [1837-1911 who was an agricultural labourer [1861]
  6. John [1837-1910] who was an agricultural labourer [1861]
  7. Clara [b 1838] who was a dairy maid [1871]

The family lived at

William died 19th June 1870 (aged 80).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £100.

The will was proved by Richard and Thomas.

Mary was a farmer of 20 acres [1871]

Living with the widowed Mary [in 1871] was grandson Thomas Hodgson [b 1859] (farm servant).

Mary died 5th January 1875 (aged 75).

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Hodgson, William
[18??-18??] Son of John Hodgson.

On 19th October 1842, he married Maria Woodhead at Halifax Parish Church.


Maria was the daughter of
Peter Woodhead
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1844]
  2. John [b 1847]
  3. William [b 1853]

Hodgson, William
[18??-18??] Son of Mr Hodgson.

He was a mason [1878].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas who was a cashier in Didsbury, Manchester [1878]

The family lived at Pitts Bottom, Cornholme [1878]

Hodgson, William
[1811-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a clog & patten maker [1851] / a beer seller at an unidentified beerhouse at 12 King Cross Road, Halifax – (possibly) the Clog Inn, Halifax [1851] / beerhouse keeper at the Clog Inn, Halifax [1875].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1839]
  2. Sarah Ann [b 1841]
  3. Grace [b 1843]
  4. Spencer [b 1846]
  5. Charlotte [b 1848]
  6. Samuel [b 1850]

William was a widower by 1851

Hodgson, William
[1852-1927] Son of Edwin Hodgson.

Born 19th May 1852.

Baptised at Cleckheaton [11th July 1852].

He was a butcher's assistant [1871] / retired [1911].

He and his brother Richard carried on the family butchery business in Halifax Borough Market.

He married (1) Louisa Taylor [1851-1900] at Halifax Parish Church [6th June 1874].

Children:

  1. Miriam [1876-1961] who married James Wade Sutcliffe
  2. Edwin
  3. Richard
  4. Samuel
  5. Jessie [1888-1980] who married Albert Blagbrough Wolfenden

Around 1903, he married (2) Ada Elizabeth [1861-19??]


Ada Elizabeth was born in Liverpool
 

The family lived at Rydal Mount, 79 Savile Park Road, Halifax [1901, 1911].

He died of rheumatoid arthritis & morbus cordis at The Red House, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, on the same day as his brother Richard [1st August 1927].

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Hodgson, William Herbert
[1892-1916] Son of Walter Hodgson.

He was educated at Bradford Technical School / an apprentice plumber [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Petty Officer Motor Mechanic with the Royal Naval Air Service.

He was observer / wireless operator in a seaplane. He drowned [12th October 1916] when his plane noise-dived from a height of 75 ft into the River Medway, Kent

He was buried at Queensbury Cemetery [A 44] with many representatives of the Royal Navy attending the funeral

 

Hodgson surname

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are over 90 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Hodgson, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Hodgson:


Marriages 1872, 1884, 1886, 1907, 1914; Deaths 1835, 1907; Death 1949
 

See Patronymic Surnames




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