Elijah (1) Hogger


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Brief biography

Elijah (1) Hogger was born to parents William (4) Hogger and his wife Elizabeth (nee) Andrews [Birth Index: Sudbury 12 413, 1839 (Dec) - indexed under "Hoggar"]. He was christened on January 5th 1840 at Little Waldingfield [PR: Cosford DB].

The 1841 Census finds him at age "1" living with his parents in Slabs Street, Groton.

The 1851 Census finds him at age "11" living with his parents in Groton.

The 1861 Census finds him living with his parents in Groton Street, Groton and occupied as a wheelwright.

He subsequently moved to Pimlico in London. In 1866 he married there to Anne ("Annie") Kiddell [Marriage Index: St. Geo. H. Sq. 1a 545, 1866 (June)]. She was born at Boxford, Suffolk in 1839 [Birth Index: Cosford 12 316, 1839 (Sept)].

The 1871 Census finds them living at 17, Hugh Street in Pimlico with their first three daughters, together with Anne's unmarried sister Sarah, also born in Boxford. Elijah (1) was occupied as a farrier.

The 1881 Census finds them living with four children at 65, Hugh Street, Pimlico. He was again occupied as a farrier.

The 1891 Census finds the family at the same address, where he was still occupied as a farrier.

The 1901 Census finds the family living at 10, Ingate Terrace in Battersea. Elijah (1) is described as a retired farrier and blacksmith.

Elijah (1) died aged "62" in 1902 [Death Index: Wandsworth 1d 277, 1902 (Sept)].

Anne may have died aged "83" in 1921 [Death Index: Maidenhead 2c 460, 1921 (Dec)].

His children by Anne ("Annie") Kiddell

All the children below were born in Pimlico.
  1. Minnie K. (1) Hogger - [Birth Index: St. Geo. H. Sq. 1a 286, 1866 (Dec)]
  2. Katie Sarah (1) Hogger - [Birth Index: St. Geo. H. Sq. 1a 304, 1868 (Sept)]
  3. Nellie Louisa (1) Hogger - [Birth Index: St. Geo. H. Sq. 1a 324, 1870 (Dec)]
  4. Frederick James K.[Kiddell?] (1) Hogger - [Birth Index: St. Geo. H. Sq. 1a 271, 1873 (March)]
  5. Annie Elizabeth (2) Hogger - [Birth Index: St. Geo. H. Sq. 1a 356, 1875 (Dec)]
  6. and possibly others ...

The 1891 and 1901 Censuses each find Minnie K. (1) living with her parents and occupied as a postal clerk.

The 1881 Census finds Katie Sarah (1) aged "12" living or staying with her unmarried uncle James H. Kiddell and his unmarried sister Hannah, both of them school teachers, at Bramley School in Bramley, Surrey. Her birthplace is given as Pimlico, Middlesex. Also present was Hannah Kiddell, the widowed mother of James and Hannah. The 1891 Census finds her living with her parents and occupied as a dressmaker. She married Charles Smith in 1892 [Marriage Index: St. Geo. Han. Sq. 1a 585, 1892 (March)]. He was born in Maidstone, Kent around 1868-69. The 1901 Census finds them with their daughter - Margaret Katie A. Smith [Birth Index: St. Geo. H. Sq. 1a 425, 1894 (June)] - living at 27, Ingelow Road in Battersea where Charles was occupied as a commercial clerk.

The 1891 Census finds Nellie Louisa (1) occupied as a domestic housemaid among twenty servants at Wilton House in Wilton (near Salisbury), Wiltshire, in the service of Gertrude, Countess of Pembroke. Also in the household was the latter's brother-in-law Admiral Walter Cecil Carpenter (1834-1904), second son of the 18th Earl of Shrewsbury and Naval Aide-de-Camp to Queen Victoria, who had changed his surname from Talbot by Royal License in order to legally inherit the magnificent Kiplin Hall near Scorton in North Yorkshire. Nellie's name is misspelt "Nelly L. Hoggard" in the census schedule, but her birthplace and age are cited accurately. The 1901 Census finds her living with her parents in Battersea and occupied as a lady's maid. She appears to have married Alfred French in 1913 [Marriage Index: Hitchin 3a 1707, 1913 (Sept) - indexed under "Hoggar"].

The 1891 Census finds Frederick James K. (1) living with his parents and unemployed. He has not been found in the 1901 Census. He married in 1909 [Marriage Index: Fulham 1a 445, 1909 (March)].

The 1891 Census finds Annie Elizabeth (2) living with her parents and unemployed. The 1901 Census finds her still living with her parents and occupied as a book keeper.