John Hogbin

(1836-1913)
FatherJohn Hogbin (1811-1882)
MotherPhoebe Sackett (1814-1889)
John Hogbin, auctioneer, son of John Hogbin and Phoebe Sackett, was born in Margate, KentG, in 1836 and baptized at St John's Church, MargateG, on 16 October 1836.1 He died aged 76 in Herne Bay, KentG, on 6 August 1913.2,3 He married first in Thanet, KentG, in 1859, Mary Ann Apps, daughter of ___ Apps and Sarah ___.4,5 Mary Ann was born in Ramsgate, KentG, in about 18286 and died aged 63 in Herne BayG, in 1891.7 He married second in Louth, LincolnshireG, in 1894, Catherine Augusta Cresswell.8,9
     John Hogbin was engaged in business as an auctioneer and upholsterer. His will indicates that he prospered, and he was described in his son Leonard's marriage record by the honorific "gentleman."
     In 1841 John was living at Hardres Street, RamsgateG, in the household of his parents John and Phoebe, and was recorded in the census as John Hogben, aged four and born in Kent.10
     In 1851 he was living at 15 Hardres Street, RamsgateG, in the household of his parents John and Phoebe, and was recorded as John Hogbin, a smith's son, aged 14 and born in St John's.11
     In 1861 he was living at Mortimer Street, Herne BayG, and was recorded as John Hogbin, an upholsterer, head of household, married, aged 25 and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Mary Ann, 32, and their son Charles, aged one month. Also in the household was Mary Ann's mother Sarah Epps, 66, presumably visiting to help with the baby.12
     In 1871 he was living at Victoria House, William Street, Herne BayG, and was recorded as John Hogbin, auctioneer, head of household, married, aged 34 and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Mary Ann, 40, and their children, Charles, 10, Amy, 7, Leonard, 5, and John, aged five months. Also in the household were two servants: a cook and a nurse.13
     In 1881 he was living at Victoria House, Herne BayG, and was recorded as John Hogbin, auctioneer and upholsterer (employing 6 men), head of household, married, aged 44 and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Mary Ann, 52, their children, Charles, 20, Amy, 17, Alice, 12, and Alfred, and a niece, Edith Mary Marsh, aged three. Also in the household was a female domestic servant.14
     John was named as a beneficiary in his uncle Benjamin Watten Sackett's will made in RamsgateG, on 5 December 1881.15
     John proved his mother Phoebe's will on 20 July 1889. Her estate was valued at £3,043.16
     In 1891 he was living at Victoria House, 52 William Street, Herne BayG, and was recorded as John Hogbin, auctioneer & upholsterer, head of household, married, aged 54 and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Mary Ann, 63, their unmarried children, Charles, 30, Leonard, 25, Alice, 22, and Alfred, 21, and Mary Ann's widowed sister Eliza Sanders, 70. Also in the household was a female domestic servant.17
     In 1901 he was living at Victoria House, 52 William Street, Herne Bay, KentG, and was recorded as John Hogbin, auctioneer, upholsterer, and shopkeeper, an employer, head of household, married, aged 61 and born in Margate. Living with him was his second wife Catherine, aged 49. Also in the household was a female domestic servant.18
     In 1911 he was living at Victoria House, William Street, Herne Bay, KentG, and was recorded as John Hogbin, a self-employed auctioneer, head of household, married, aged 74 and born in Margate. Living with him was his wife Catherine, 59. Also in the household was a female domestic servant.19
(1911 census)

     John left a will which was proved in LondonG on 27 September 1913 by his son Leonard. His estate was valued at £6,566.3

Children of John Hogbin and Mary Ann Apps

ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)
Descendants of Phoebe Sackett and John Hogbin
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptism, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (IGI), "16 October 1836 John s. John & Phoebe Hogbin."
  2. Website England & Wales Death Index, 1837–1915 (GRO Civil Registration Index) (Ancestry.com) (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/), "Dec qtr 1913. Hogbin, John, 76. Canterbury. 2a:1053."
  3. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Hogbin John of 51 William-street Herne Bay Kent died 6 August 1913 Probate London 27 September to Leonard William Hogbin surveyor George Thomas Holloway builder and Thomas Frank Ridout stationer. Effects £6566 3s 9d."
  4. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1859. Hogbin, John. Thanet. 2a:789."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1859. Apps, Mary Anne. Thanet. 2a:789."
  6. Census.
  7. Website England & Wales Death Index, 1837–1915 (GRO Civil Registration Index) (Ancestry.com) (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/), "Sep qtr 1891. Hogbin, Mary Ann, 63. Blean. 2a:425."
  8. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Sep qtr 1894. Hogbin, John. Louth. 7a:1106."
  9. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Sep qtr 1894. Cresswell, Catherine Augusta. Louth. 7a:1106."
  10. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, HO107, piece 469, book 2, folio 4, p. 1
    Hardres Street, Ramsgate, Kent
    John Hogben, 30+, blacksmith, b. Kent
    Phoebe Hogben, 25+, b. Kent
    John Hogben, 4, b. Kent
    Mercy Hogben, 3, b. Kent
    Daniel Hogben, 2 months, b. Kent.
  11. 1851 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, HO107, piece 1630, folio 294, p. 10
    15 Hardres Street, Ramsgate, Kent
    John Hogbin, head, married, 40, general working smith (journeyman), b. Kent, St Lawrence
    Phebe Hogbin, wife, 38, b. Kent, St Peters
    John Hogbin, son, 14, smith's son, b. Kent, St John's
    Mercy Hogbin, dau, 13, scholar, b. Kent, St John's
    Daniel Sackett Hogbin, son, 8, scholar, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Mary Ann Hogbin, dau, 6, scholar, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Emma Hogbin, dau, 3, scholar, b. Kent, Ramsgate.
  12. 1861 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG 9, piece 523, folio 91, p. 15
    Mortimer St, Herne, Kent
    John Hogbin, head, married, 25, upholder [upholsterer], b. Margate
    Mary Ann Hogbin, wife, 32, b. Ramsgate
    Charles J Hogbin, son, 1 mo, b. Ramsgate
    Sarah Epps, m-in-law, married, 66, captain's wife, b. St Peters.
  13. 1871 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG10, piece 973, folio 128, p. 17
    Victoria House, William Street, Herne, Kent
    John Hogbin, head, married, 34, auctioneer &c, b. Margate
    Mary Ann Hogbin, wife, 40, b. Ramsgate
    Charles J Hogbin, son, 10, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Amy M A Hogbin, dau, 7, scholar, b. Herne
    Leonard W Hogbin, son, 5, scholar, b. Herne
    John Hogbin, son, 5 mos, b. Herne
    Sarah Goodburn, serv, wid, 35, cook, b. Margate
    Jane C Gant, serv, unm, 17, nurse, b. London, Bromley.
  14. 1881 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG11, piece 963, folio 86, p. 1
    Victoria House, Herne, Kent
    John Hogbin, head, married, 44, auctr & upholr (employing 6 men), b. Margate
    Mary Ann Hogbin, wife, 52, b. Ramsgate
    Charles John Hogbin, son, unm, 20, upholrs clerk, b. Ramsgate
    Amy Mary Ann Hogbin, dau, 17, upholrs shop assistt, b. Herne Bay
    Alice Kate Hogbin, dau, 12, scholar, b. Herne Bay
    Alfred Apps Hogbin, son, 11, scholar, b. Herne Bay
    Edith Mary Marsh, niece, 3, b. Broadstairs
    Emily Martha Rigden, servant, 20, domestic servant, b. Whitstable, Kent.
  15. Will of Benjamin Watten Sackett of Ramsgate, Kent, 1881?, proved in the Canterbury, 5 December 1881 (Somerset House Indexes).
  16. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Hogbin Phoebe. 20 July 1889. The Will with a Codicil of Phoebe Hogbin late of 16 Guildford-lawn Ramsgate in the County of Kent Widow who died 29 May 1889 at 16 Guildford-lawn was proved at Canterbury by John Hogbin of Victoria House Herne Bay in the said County Auctioneer the Son Owen Fisher Daniel of 1 Effingham-street Ramsgate Solicitor and William Stanton of Wellington Villa Folkestone-road Dover in the said County Clerk in the Trinity House the Executors. Personal Estate £3,043 5s. 1d."
  17. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 710, folio 86, p. 33
    Victoria House, 52 William St, Herne Bay. Kent
    John Hogbin, head, married, 54, auctioneer & upholsterer, b. Kent, Margate, St Johns
    Mary Ann Hogbin, wife, 63, b. Ramsgate, St Lawrence
    Charles J Hogbin, son, single, 30, auctioneers assistant, b. Ramsgate, St Lawrence
    Leonard W Hogbin, son, single, 25, carpenter, b. Herne Bay
    Alice K Hogbin, dau, single, 22, assistant in fancy shop, b. Herne Bay
    Alfred A Hogbin, son, single, 21, upholsterers assistant, b. Herne Bay
    Eliza Sanders, sister-in-law, wid, 70, living on her own means, b. Ramsgate
    Clara F Keeler?, serv, single, 20, domestic servant, b. Faversham.
  18. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG13, piece 798, folio 91, p. 24
    Victoria House, 52 William St, Herne Bay, Kent
    John Hogbin, head, married, 61, auctioneer & upholsterer, shopkeeper, employer, b. Kent, Margate
    Catherine A Hogbin, wife, 49, b. Lincolnshire, Louth
    Lillie M Crouch, servt, single, 18, general servant domestic, b. Kent, Chartham.
  19. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG14, piece 4353, schedule 201
    Victoria House, William St, Herne Bay, Kent
    10 rooms
    John Hogbin, head, 74, married, auctioneer, own account, b. Margate, Kent
    Catherine Augusta Hogbin, wife, 59, m. 16y, no ch., b. Louth, Lincolnshire
    Hilda Jenkins, servant, 18, single, general servant domestic, b. Deal, Kent.
Last Edited27 October 2015