Anthony Hodges II

1728 - 1781


Son and heir of Anthony Hodges I, brother of Jeremiah Hodges and father of Anthony Hodges III (all of whom q.v.). Under a codicil dated 17/11/1765 to his will [of which administration was granted 1783], he left all his 'negros and other my personal estate in Great Britain and America' in trust for his son Anthony III, 'he paying to my wife £300 p.a. till my daughter Eliz. is 21 then £200 p.a. and £2000 to my dau. at 21.'

  1. William Caesar, 'a black belonging to Anthony Hodges Esq', was buried at Harpsden in 1778, 'having presumably been kept as a manservant.'


Vere Langford Oliver, History of Antigua Vol. 2 pp.79-81.

  1. HENLEY AS AN 18TH-CENTURY SOCIAL CENTRE extracted from Henley-on-Thames: Town, Trade and River, by Simon Townley, sourced to 'ORO Harpsden par. reg. transcript, 13 Aug. 1778' [accessed 23/02/2017].

Further Information

Anthony III; Elizabeth

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1757 [EA] - 1781 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

Local Government
office →
High Sheriff
1759 - 1759

Relationships (4)

Son → Father
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Notes →
Anthony Hodges' daughter Elizabeth (c. 1756-1788) married Godschall Johnson I. In addition, Anthony Hodges II's brother Jeremiah married Sarah Johnson [c. 1743-1823], the sister of Godschall Johnson....
Father → Son

Addresses (1)

Bolney Court, Harpsden, Oxfordshire, Central England, England