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My father passed away in 1975 in New South Wales, Australia. His fathers name is Charles Arthur Hodgson, from Leeds, who married Eva Adelaide Surtees from Lanchester.

He fought in the Second World War and moved to New Zealand shortly afterwards. My Hodgson's were in Bradford until Tom Hodgson b.1850, moved to Castleford as a glassblower.

(Australia) "I just wanted to take a moment and thank you for maintaining the Hodgson Clan website.

Since posting my query on the Hodgson Clan website Ive been contacted by two individuals that share my Hodgson ancestors.

Their children were Alfred William, John Edward, Edith, Frederick and my grandfather Joseph (born 1875, married Jane Winskill).

My mother Florence 1901 was born at Nord Vue Lodge Armathwaite, Cumbria.

I think that there may be a link with The Surtees family, mentioned at the end of the diary.

There is speculation that his father may have been a sugar refiner, but I can find no solid evidence for this.

John Hodgson was born in1839 in Stanhope, County Durham, England.