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John Hodgart

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John Hodgart (c1842-1902) of Fullerton, Hodgart and Barclay

c.1842 Born in Paisley, son of Matthew Hodgart

1901 John Hodgert 59, mechanical engineer, lived in Paisley with Eliza Hodgert 48, Janie A Hodgert 20, Hugh M Hodgert 10, John Hodgert 9[1]

1902 Died in Paisley. One of those who confirmed the probate was Sir William Arrol[2]

1903 Obituary [3]

JOHN HODGART, senior partner of the firm of Fullerton, Hodgart, & Barclay, engineers and ironfounders, Paisley, died on November 28, 1902, in his sixty-first year. He did not identify himself in a prominent manner with public questions, but he was deeply interested in the welfare of the community, and was a member of the various societies of the town. Up to within a few weeks of his death he was one of the governors of the Paisley Technical College, and he was a director of the Royal Alexandra Infirmary.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1900.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 census
  2. National Probate calendar
  3. 1903 Iron and Steel Institute: Obituaries