Leonard William Hogbin

(1866-1953)
FatherJohn Hogbin (1836-1913)
MotherMary Ann Apps (c 1828-1891)
Leonard William Hogbin, surveyor, son of John Hogbin and Mary Ann Apps, was born in Herne Bay, KentG, in 1866.1,2 He died aged 86 at home at Ray Dene, 57 Canterbury Road, Herne Bay, KentG, on 2 February 1953.3,4 He married at St Dunstan and All Saints Church, Stepney, LondonG, on 10 October 1893, Ada Chandler, daughter of William Chandler.5 Ada was born in Mile End, LondonG, in about 1870.1
     In 1871 Leonard was living at Victoria House, William Street, Herne BayG, in the household of his parents John and Mary Ann, and was recorded in the census as Leonard W Hogbin, a scholar, aged five and born in Herne.6
     In 1881 he was living at Key Street, Bobbing, KentG, and was recorded as Leonard Hogbin, a scholar, aged 15 and born in Herne Bay. He was one of 22 boarders in a school run by Samuel Mabbs and his wife Mary.7
     In 1891 he was living at Victoria House, 52 William Street, Herne BayG, in the household of his parents John and Mary Ann, and was recorded as Leonard W Hogbin, a carpenter, single, aged 25 and born in Herne Bay.8
     In 1901 he was living at Woodbine, Birchington, KentG, and was recorded as Leonard Hogbin, district surveyor for the Rural District Council, head of household, married, aged 35 and born in Herne Bay. Living with him were his wife Ada, 30, and their children, Raymond, 4, and Douglas, aged eleven months. There was also a female domestic servant in the household.9
     In 1911 he was living at 47 Preston Road, Leytonstone, EssexG, and was recorded as Leonard William Hogbin, surveyor, Stepney Borough Council, head of household, aged 45 and born in Herne Bay. Living with him were his wife Ada, 40, and their children, Raymond, 14, and Douglas, aged ten. There was also a female general servant in the household.10
(1911 census)

     Leonard proved his father John's will in LondonG on 27 September 1913. His estate was valued at £6,566.11
     Leonard left a will which was proved in Lewes, SussexG on 1 May 1953 by his nephews Harold John Hogbin, John Ridout, and Reginald Alfred Hogbin. His estate was valued at £634.12

Children of Leonard William Hogbin and Ada Chandler

  • Raymond Hogbin b. c 1896
  • Douglas Hogbin b. 1900
ChartsDescendants of Phoebe Sackett and John Hogbin
ReferenceQ.3

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1866. Hogbin, Leonard William. Mother: Apps. Blean. 2a:674."
  3. Website England & Wales Death Index, 1916–2005 (GRO Civil Registration Index) (Ancestry.com) (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/), "Mar qtr 1953. Hogbin, Leonard W, 86. Bridge. 5b:77."
  4. Probate record.
  5. Marriages Register, St Dunstan, Stepney, Middlesex (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "10 October 1893, Leonard William Hogbin, 27, bachelor, surveyor, of Minster, Thanet, father John Hogbin gentleman; to Ada Chandler, 24, spinster, of 147 Stepney Green, father William Chandler coal merchant. Banns. Both signed. Witnesses: Alice Kate Hogbin, William Chandler, John Hogbin."
  6. 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.
  7. 1881 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG11, piece 972, folio 18, p. 8
    Key Street, Bobbing, Kent
    Leonard Hogbin, boarder, 15, scholar, b. Herne Bay.
    [one of 22 boarders in a school run by Samuel Mabbs and his wife Mary]
  8. 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.
  9. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG13, piece 819, folio 104, p. 21
    Woodbine, Birchington, Kent
    Leonard Hogbin, head, married, 35, District Surveyor, under R District Council, b. Kent, Herne Bay
    Ada Hogbin, wife, 30, b. London, W End Parish
    Raymond Hogbin, son, 4, b. Kent, Minster
    Douglas Hogbin, son, 11 mos, b. Birchington
    Alice M Hughes, serv, 17, general servant domestic, b. Kent, Monkton.
  10. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG14, piece 9666, schedule 93
    47 Preston Rd, Leytonstone, Essex
    7 rooms
    Leonard William Hogbin, head, 45, married, surveyor, Stepney Borough Council, b. Herne Bay, Kent
    Ada Hogbin, wife, 40, m. 17y, 2 ch, both living, b. Mile End, London
    Raymond Hogbin, son, 14, school, b. Minster, Thanet
    Douglas Hogbin, son, 10, b. Birchington, Kent
    Susannah Winifred Lewis, servant, 15, b. West Ham.
  11. "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."
  12. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Hogbin Leonard William of Ray Dene 57 Canterbury-road Herne Bay Kent died 2 February 1953 Probate Lewes 1 May to Harold John Hogbin civil defence area instructor John Ridout printer and Reginald Alfred Hogbin estate agent. Effects £634 18s. 2d."
Last Edited22 November 2016