HODGSON, J or Henry Rayner

1815 - 1873

J. Hodgson is noted as an exhibitor from 38 Churchgate Street, Bury St Edmundís, Suffolk in 1874, of one work at the Royal Academy (442) ĎThe Chalk Millí also exhibiting a sketch at the Society of British Artists. I have been unable to find any J. Hodgson in Bury St Edmundís during this time and is probably an error for the only Hodgson in Bury St Edmundís at this period. Henry Rayner Hodgson, was baptised at Charsfield, Suffolk on 24 August 1815, son of Robert Hodgson and his wife Sarah nťe Gowing. In October 1844, his partnership in an ironmongery business with Thomas Pritty was dissolved and in 1851, an ironmonger, at 10 Meat Market, Bury St Edmundís. He married at Bury St Edmundís in 1859, Sarah Risbrook and in 1869 kept the 'Dog & Partridge at 28 Crown Street and in 1871, a retired victualler, living at 15 Bridewell Lane, Bury St Edmundís with his 53 year old wife Sarah. He died at Bury St Edmundís in 1873, aged 57, without issue.

Also exhibiting at the Royal Academy in 1874 was John Evan Hodgson, R. A., (1 March 1831-19 June 1895) but from a different address.
150 A Needy Knifegrinder
286 Returning the Salute
368 Odd Fish