Anthony Hodges II

1728 - 1781


Biography

Son and heir of Anthony Hodges I, brother of Jeremiah Hodges and father of Anthony Hodges III (all of whom q.v.). Under a codicil dated 17/11/1765 to his will [of which administration was granted 1783], he left all his 'negros and other my personal estate in Great Britain and America' in trust for his son Anthony III, 'he paying to my wife £300 p.a. till my daughter Eliz. is 21 then £200 p.a. and £2000 to my dau. at 21.'

  1. William Caesar, 'a black belonging to Anthony Hodges Esq', was buried at Harpsden in 1778, 'having presumably been kept as a manservant.'

Sources

Vere Langford Oliver, History of Antigua Vol. 2 pp.79-81.

  1. HENLEY AS AN 18TH-CENTURY SOCIAL CENTRE extracted from Henley-on-Thames: Town, Trade and River, by Simon Townley, https://www.victoriacountyhistory.ac.uk/explore/sites/explore/files/explore_assets/2010/03/22/Henley_as_a_Social_Centre.pdf sourced to 'ORO Harpsden par. reg. transcript, 13 Aug. 1778' [accessed 23/02/2017].

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Elizabeth
Children
Anthony III; Elizabeth

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

Local Government
 
office →
High Sheriff
1759 - 1759

Relationships (4)

Son → Father
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Notes →
Anthony Hodges' daughter Elizabeth (c. 1756-1788) married Godschall Johnson I. In addition, Anthony Hodges II's brother Jeremiah married Sarah Johnson [c. 1743-1823], the sister of Godschall Johnson....
Brothers
Father → Son

Addresses (1)

Bolney Court, Harpsden, Oxfordshire, Central England, England