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Edward M Hodgson

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Pamela Report 19 Jul 2013 20:19

Hi All , I hope there may be a kind person out there that can help me
I am looking for a Birth and death of Edward Matthew Hodgson , he married Emily Sarah Blackmore in 1892 I have looked on the 1901 and 1911 censu and can not find them
I found Emilys death in 1932 in Reading also in 1924 Emily was a witness at her nices wedding and on the cert she signed Lady Hodgson .
I have sent for the marriage and emilys death cert hoping they will give me some clues thanks for any help that may be given Pam :-(


patchem Report 19 Jul 2013 20:23

Just for ref about her age:
Deaths Sep 1932
Hodgson Emily S 82 Reading 2c 385


Pamela Report 19 Jul 2013 20:26

yes this is Emily she was born in 1850 she was 42 when she married


patchem Report 19 Jul 2013 20:34

What was his occupation from the marriage certificate,when was his birth year, and had he been married before?
Have you got them in the previous censuses?



Pamela Report 19 Jul 2013 20:43

Emily was living with her mother in the 1891and still single and im still waiting for my certs I sent for I found a Edward matthew Hodgson born 1863 .but that would make a 13 year age differance did they do that then


patchem Report 19 Jul 2013 20:48

I think waiting for the certificates might be best, saves guessing, e.g. missionaries.

I just wondered how you got to them whilst knowing nothing about him.


Pamela Report 19 Jul 2013 21:29

My main line is Flower I was looking into William John Flower he was the Rector of Bellingham Northumberland he married Ethel Mary St Clair Blackmore in1924
Her Father was a John Canter Blackmore and Emily Sarah Blackmore is his I looked for her marriage .plus on a visit to Hexham there was a pice in the local paper that the bride wore a vail lent to her by her aunt Lady Hodgson Pam

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 19 Jul 2013 22:25

Probate records show a Sir Edward Mathew HODGSON died in County Dublin, Ireland on 11 January 1904.
If this is your man, I will copy out rest of the information there.............



Flip Report 20 Jul 2013 07:34

Emily's probate?

Emily Sarah Hodgson (widow)
Probate Date: 27 Sep 1932
Death Date: 12 Jul 1932
Death Place: Reading, Berkshire, England
Registry: Lewes

Of St Kevins, 77 London Rd Reading. Probate to Sidney Charles Menneer, solicitor and Edith Frances Talbot Kirk, wife of George William Lister Kirk. £17995 11s 3d (resworn, was originally more)


Flip Report 20 Jul 2013 07:40

1901 census, Ireland, so it looks like Gwyn's probate record is likely:

Hollingsworth Mary Anne 27 Female Cook Irish Church Arklow, Co Wicklow Cook Domestic Servant Read and write - Unmarried -
Hodgson Edward Matthew 80 Male Head of Family Irish Church Manchester, England Knight I.P. Merchant Read and write - Married -
Rogers Margaret 24 Female Housemaid Roman Catholic Tubysiagh, Co Cavan House Maid Domestic Read and write - Unmarried -
Hodgson Emily Sarah 51 Female Wife Irish Church Gloucester, England - Read and write -

Residents of a house 785 in Dartry Road (Rathmines & Rathgar East, Dublin)


Flip Report 20 Jul 2013 07:46

Think this is Emily in 1911, note the name Menneer - was also on her probate record: It's some kind of school

Emily Hodgson
Age in 1911: 61
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1850
Relation to Head: Aunt
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Civil Parish: Newark upon Trent
County/Island: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Street Address: Magnus School, Newark
Marital Status: Widowed
Registration District: Newark
Registration District Number: 432
Sub-registration District: Newark
ED, institution, or vessel: 7
Piece: 20738
Household Members: Name Age
Arthur Menneer 34 (head of household, single)
Sydney Fieldsend 25
Ralph Walker 24
John Ablewhite 13
Edgar Brocklebank 14
Geoffrey Brocklebank 13
Archibald Ford 15
William Harrison 15
George Marsh 11
Richard Moss 12
John Neale 13
Nigel Norris 11
Charles Powell 10
Alexander Rob 13
Ralph Stevenson 14
Walter Warneford 15
Charlotte Menneer 62 (head's mother, widow)
Emily Hodgson 61 <<<<<
Nellie Menner 26 (Head's sister, single)
Ethel Smith 25
Ethel Menneer 30 (sister)
Kate Menneer 28 (sister)
Mary Gash 22
Kate Sharpe 15
Edith Sharpe 26
Marguerite Chilvers 18
Ernest T H Randall 33
E T H Randall 32
E Regginald Randall 4
Constance A Randall 3
Elizabeth Newstead 24


Vicci Report 20 Jul 2013 07:48

Headstones: DUBLIN, Mount Jerome Cemetery, Dublin, Part 20
Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives
Contributed by Yvonne Russell Yvonne Russell

MOUNT JEROME CEMETERY, Dublin Part XX Nos. 2851 - 3000

Sacred | To the Memory of | LETITIA HODGSON | wife of | EDWARD MATTHEW
HODGSON J.P. | who died 20th January 1891 | aged 73 years | Also of |
EDWARD MATTHEW HODGSON | Knight J.P. | who entered into rest | 11th
January 1904 | "Make him to be numbered with thy | Saints in glory


Vicci Report 20 Jul 2013 07:56

HODGSON, Emily Sarah, Lady.

Dau. of John Blackmore, Esq., of The Shrubbery,
Clifton, Bristol ; m. 1892, as his 2nd wife. Sir Edward
Matthew Hodgson, a J.P. and C.C. for co. Dublin,
who was cr. Knt. 1901, and d. 1904.


Flip Report 20 Jul 2013 07:59

Edward Matthew Hodgson
Probate Date: 25 Mar 1904
Death Date: 11 Jan 1904
Death Place: Dublin, Ireland
Registry: London, England

Knight, of Upper Rathmines & Henrietta Place & Ashtown, Phoenix Rd (All Dublin). Probate to Graham Webb. gentleman. £3437 18s 9d


Flip Report 20 Jul 2013 08:13

Connection to the Menneers, Charlotte is Emily's sister I think:

Nicholas Tonkin Menneer
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1872
Registration District: Clifton
Inferred County: Gloucestershire
Volume Number: 6a
Page Number: 221
Records on Page: Name
Charlotte Mary Blackmore
Nicholas Tonkin Menneer


Flip Report 20 Jul 2013 08:28

Edwards first marriage?

Edward Matthew Hodgson
Spouse: Letitia Christian
Document Year: 1846
Record Type: Marriage Licence

No other details on the record though.

Added - this was Dublin.


Pamela Report 20 Jul 2013 10:34

thankyou so much Flip this is my man :-) :-) :-)


Flip Report 20 Jul 2013 10:44

You're welcome, but it was Gwyn's good find in Ireland that led me to look there for them!