Henry Hodgson (bishop)
He was born in Penrith into an ecclesiastical family  on 10 March 1856, educated at Shrewsbury and The Queen's College, Oxford and ordained in 1880. He began his career as a school chaplain at Elizabeth College, Guernsey after which he was Vicar of Staverton, Northamptonshire then Headmaster of Birkenhead School. Later he was Vicar of Thornbury, Gloucestershire then Rural Dean of Norham. He was the Archdeacon of Lindisfarne from 1904 to 1914 when he was elevated to the Episcopate as the inaugural Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, a post he held until his death on 28 February 1921. There is a memorial to him at St Edmundsbury Cathedral.
The war poet William Noel Hodgson was the fourth and youngest child of Bishop Hodgson.
- "Handbook of British Chronology" Fryde,E.B;Greenway D.E;Porter,S;Roy,I Cambridge, CUP,1996 ISBN 978-0-521-56350-5
- His father was George Courtenay Hodgson, sometime Vicar of Barton, Cumberland “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
- "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
- Thornbury roots
- The Times, Tuesday, May 04, 1897; pg. 12; Issue 35194; col E Ecclesiastical Intelligence. Rural Dean of Norham
- Consecration Of Bishops. The New Sees For Essex And Suffolk The Times Wednesday, Feb 25, 1914; pg. 6; Issue 40456; col B
- Obituary Dr. H. B. Hodgson The Times Tuesday, Mar 01, 1921; pg. 15; Issue 42657; col E
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1914 – 1921
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