Robert Hodgson (priest)

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Robert Hodgson, FRS, DD, MA (1766 – 1844) was Dean of Carlisle[1] from 1820 to 1844.[2]

Hodgson was the son of Robert Hodgson, of Congleton, and Mildred Hodgson (née Porteus).[3]

Hodgson was educated at Macclesfield School and Peterhouse, Cambridge, where he graduated BA as 14th Wrangler in 1795.[4][5] He was Vicar of St George's, Hanover Square for over 40 years, from 1803 until his death in 1844.[6] He died on 10 October 1844 .[7]

Hodgson was a great-great grandfather of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ British History On-line
  2. ^ Deans of Carlisle
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Hodgson, Robert (HG791R)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  5. ^ ”Archives of the General Convention, Volume 3” Lowndes,A (Ed) Hobart,J.H, New York, 1812
  6. ^ Multiple News Items . The Morning Post (London, England), Saturday, October 12, 1844; pg. 6; Issue 23010. 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II.
  7. ^ Genealogical web site
  8. ^ Bolitho, Hector (January 6, 2008). "The Queen's American Ancestors". Retrieved October 14, 2014. 
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Isaac Milner
Dean of Carlisle
1820 – 1844
Succeeded by
John Cramer