Anthony Hodges I

???? - 1757


Biography

Son of Anthony Hodges jun. of Montserrat (d. by 1710). Moved by 1746 to Bolney Court, Oxfordshire, which he first leased and then bought, and where he died in 1757.

  1. Will of Anthony Hodges of Bolney proved 08/09/1757. In his will he said that the had leased Apps Court farm in Surrey which was his wife's separate property under her father's will for £300 p.a., and willed that the lease should continue for her life with his son Jeremiah having the benefit of the farm. He also said that he had charged his unnamed estates in St Kitts and Montserrat with the £8000 he had borrowed from Mrs Jane Kendall towards the purchase of lands in Oxfordshire, and he directed that the profits from the estates, other than £500 p.a. to his son Anthony II, be dedicated to servicing that mortgage. He entitled the estates themselves to his son Anthony II and then to his grandson Anthony III and his heirs, failing whom to his son Jeremiah.

Sources

Vere Langford Oliver, History of Antigua Vol. 2 pp.79-81; https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/oxon/vol16/pp231-265 [accessed 05/01/2016].

  1. PROB 11/832/345

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Elizabeth Browne
Children
Anthony II; Jeremiah

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Estate
Bolney Court [Purchased] 
description →
Estate leased and then purchased by Anthony Hodges I (d. 1757). The original mediaeval house had been replaced by 1786 by a stucco and brick mansion, possibly built by his vendors and possibly by...

Relationships (4)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Father → Son
Father → Son
Grandfather → Grandson

Addresses (1)

Bolney Court, Harpsden, Oxfordshire, Central England, England