George (3) Hogger

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George (3) Hogger was born in 1856 to parents William (6) Hogger and his first wife Amelia (nee) Ramplin [Birth Index: Cosford 4a 417, 1856 (June)]. He was christened on August 24th 1856 at Brent Eleigh [PR: Cosford DB].

The 1861 Census finds him at age "4" living with his parents at Brent Eleigh.

In 1878 he married Ellen Gridley [Marriage Index: Sudbury 4a 895, 1878 (Dec)]. She was the daughter of Abraham Gridley, a brother of William (6)'s second wife Harriet Gridley, and was born at Great Waldingfield in 1856 [Birth Index: Sudbury 4a 359, 1856 (Dec)].

The 1881 Census finds them with their first child living at 49, Southampton Street in the Walworth area of Camberwell, Surrey. George (3) was occupied as a general labourer.

The 1891 Census finds them with three children living at 3, Addington Cottages, Addington Square in Camberwell. George (3) was now occupied as foreman of a timber works.

The 1901 Census finds them with five children living at 30, Addington Square where George (3) was still occupied as a timber yard foreman.

In 1918 they were living at 31, Addington Square in Camberwell.

His children by Ellen Gridley

They were clearly determined that each child would have a second forename starting with 'A'.
  1. George Arthur (1) Hogger - [Birth Index: St. Saviour 1d 131, 1879 (Dec)]
  2. William Abraham (1) Hogger - [Birth Index: Camberwell 1d 995, 1883 (March)]
  3. Harry Amos (1) Hogger - [Birth Index: Camberwell 1d 864, 1888 (March)]
  4. Ellen Amelia (1) Hogger - [Birth Index: Camberwell 1d 989, 1892 (Sept)]
  5. Edward Albert (1) Hogger - [Birth Index: Camberwell 1d 988, 1896 (Sept)]
  6. and possibly others ...

George Arthur (1) was born in Newington, Walworth in Surrey. The 1901 Census finds him living with his parents and occupied as an electric cable jointer's mate. He married in 1906 [Marriage Index: Camberwell 1d 1428, 1906 (June)].

The 1901 Census finds William Abraham (1) living with his parents and occupied as a mathematical instrument maker. He married in 1906 [Marriage Index: Camberwell 1d 1429, 1906 (June)].

The 1901 Census finds Harry Amos (1) at age "13" living with his parents. He married Lily E. Martin in 1915 [Marriage Index: Camberwell 1d 2355, 1915 (Dec)].

The 1901 Census finds Ellen Amelia (1) at age "8" living with her parents. She married Thomas H. Edwards in 1913 [Marriage Index: Southwark 1d 178, 1913 (Dec)].

The 1901 Census finds Edward Albert (1) at age "4" living with his parents. In the Great War he served as a Lance Corporal (Service No. 650286) in the 21st Battalion of the London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles). He died in Syria on March 29th 1918 and was buried in the Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery in Sabara, Damascus with Grave Reference / Panel Number E.12. Further details are given on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database.