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  • ID: I31
  • Name: James Hodgson
  • Prefix: Rev
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 9 MAY 1749 in Leominster, Herefordshire 1 2
  • Death: 10 OCT 1810 in Barwick-in-Elmet, Yorks 1 3
  • Occupation: Headmaster of Whitgift School
  • Education: Charterhouse. Christ Church, Oxford. 4 5
  • Cause: Suddenly, of heart disease 3
  • Note: 6 6 3 7 8 3

    MA 1766.
    Deacon 1771.
    Curate of Humber, Herefordshire 1771.
    Rector of Keston, Kent 1774 -
    Rector of S. Repps, Norfolk.
    Rector of Barwick-in-Elmet, Yorks.
    Headmaster of Whitgift School, Croydon 1774-9.
    Chaplain of the Savoy 1788.
    Chaplain to Lords Hawksbury and Dunmore.
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    On 14 June 1774 was licensed ?Schoolmaster in the Publick or Free School within the Hospital of the Holy and undivided Trinty at Croydon...?. At the same time inducted Rector of Keston (Kent).
    (Canterbury Act Book (Lambeth) XI, pp29-30.)
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    Whitgift School: "The present chaplain and schoolmaster is the Rev. James Hodgson, who was appointed in 1783."
    (Daniel Lysons 'Croydon', The Environs of London: volume 1: County of Surrey (1792), pp. 170-201.)
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    He was not a related to the John George Hodgson, born in 1812, who was instituted as vicar of Croydon in 1846 and was involved with the reorganisation of Whitgift School in the 1850s.
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    A very active magistrate.[When he was at Barwick in Elmet in 1810.)
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  • Change Date: 27 MAY 2012



    Father: James Hodgson b: 15 APR 1711 in Hawkshead, Cumberland
    Mother: Elizabeth Vaughan b: 1717

    Marriage 1 Jane Coke b: 1754
    • Married: 1775
    Children
    1. Has No Children James Coke Hodgson b: 1775
    2. Has No Children John Richard Henry Hodgson b: 1778
    3. Has No Children Jane Hodgson b: 1779
    4. Has No Children Lucy Hodgson b: 1779
    5. Has Children Francis Hodgson b: 16 NOV 1781 in Croydon

    Marriage 2 Winifred Whitcombe b: 29 AUG 1759 in Ledbury, Herefordshire
    • Married: 1792
    Children
    1. Has No Children Elizabeth Anne Hodgson b: 1793
    2. Has Children Anne Elizabeth Hodgson b: 1803

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: Family and Personal Reminiscences
      Author: Henry John Hodgson
      Media: Bound MS
    2. Text: Hodgson scrapbook / old manuscript family notes
    3. Type: Book
      Periodical: Memoir of Francis Hodgson
      Author: Rev James T Hodgson
      Publication: Macmillan
      Date: 1878
    4. Text: Simon Hodgson family tree and notes.
    5. Type: Book
      Periodical: Memoir of Francis Hodgson
      Author: Rev James T Hodgson
      Publication: Macmillan
      Date: 1878
      Page: Hawkshead
    6. Text: Michael J Hodgson family tree.
      Researched by John Dryden Hodgson in 1882, and Francis Cotterell Hodgson in 1884, from Hawkshead registers, and by Henry John Hodgson from MS books of John Hodgson (1751-1837) and James Hodgson (1711-27).
      Or notes by MJH.
    7. Text: Whitgift School archives
    8. Type: Periodical
      Author: Brian Lancaster
      Title: Hodgson, Hodgson and Hodgson; clerical dynasties
      Periodical: Bulletin of the Croydon Nat Hist Soc
      Date: March 2004
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