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  • ID: I73
  • Name: James Hodgson
  • Prefix: Rev
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 12 JAN 1825 1
  • Death: 18 APR 1886 1
  • Occupation: Vicar of Bloxham 1852-1886 2
  • Education: Kings College Sch London. Trinity Cambridge.
  • MEM: Bloxham, Oxon 3
  • Note: 4

    MA 1848.
    Curate of St John Baptist, Clifton, Bristol.
    Vicar of St. Marks Swindon 1850, and Bloxham 1852-85.
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    Appointed vicar of Bloxham by his cousin Francis Hodgson, Provost of Eton.
    Instituted 15 Oct 1852, inducted 16 October.
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    Bloxham parish church was granted to Eton College in 1547.
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    Charles Kegan Paul:
    My father, who was in London, went to Eton and saw Mr. Bethell, who was very favourably inclined, and for some time it seemed possible that I should stay at Bloxham. The Provost, however, once more changed his mind, and appointed his cousin, the Rev. James Hodgson, to be vicar of Bloxham. I spent the summer at Bloxham ? I was there exactly six months ? and it was memorable to me from family matters. ...
    (p186)
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    ?In September I paid a long visit to the Harmans at Bloxham...
    Hodgson was administering the parish with much High Church vigour, but by no means acceptably to the people, and was busying himself with a college founded by his curate, Mr Hewett, which was to be a second Radley, but failed lugubriously. In other hands, and with all connection with the Parish Church severed, it is doing well enough as a secondary school.
    I sent my brother Willie there for a time, till I could have him with me at Eton or arrange to send him to an Eton dame's.
    Hodgson was maintaining a daily service single-handed, which I undertook to keep up while he took a holiday, Harman's house being close at hand. This had been a great tie, and Hodgson had scarce gone
    beyond the bounds of the village for a year and more. I remember the delight with which he started on his holiday with the words, " I'm so much obliged to you. Please God, I won't go to church for a month." He made other arrangements for his Sunday duty.?
    (Memories By Charles Kegan Paul) [the school held the living.]
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    James Hodgson (1852-86) was a High Churchman and was particularly distressed at his parishioners 'having no notion of a church as a place of worship'. He began weekly communion services, daily matins and evensong, and 5 services on Sundays...
    (VCH)
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    Elected member of the Oxford Architectural Society in 1852.
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  • Change Date: 31 DEC 2011



    Father: James Hodgson b: 27 JAN 1795
    Mother: Eliza Neale b: 1799

    Marriage 1 Clara Goodall b: ABT 1827
    • Married: 1849
    Children
    1. Has No Children Arthur Hodgson b: 1851
    2. Has No Children Agnes Mary Hodgson b: 1852
    3. Has Children Walter Hodgson b: 1853
    4. Has No Children Leonard Hodgson b: 1854
    5. Has No Children Mabel Mary Hodgson b: 1856
    6. Has No Children Hugh Francis Hodgson b: 1857
    7. Has Children Gerald Hodgson b: 1858
    8. Has No Children Bertha Mary Hodgson b: ABT 1860
    9. Has No Children Eva Mary Hodgson b: 1861
    10. Has No Children Raymond Hodgson b: 1863
    11. Has No Children Sybilla Mary Hodgson b: 1864
    12. Has No Children Cyril Edmund Hodgson b: 1865
    13. Has Children Lionel Christopher Hodgson b: 1868

    Sources:
    1. Text: Fasti Domestici
      Mrs Hodgson [nee Charlotte Gregory]
      1850
    2. Type: Web Site
      URL: bloxham-online.com
    3. Type: Book
      Periodical: Victoria County History (VCH)
    4. Text: Simon Hodgson family tree and notes.
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