Hougham, Dr Josia

Male 1770 - 1839  (69 years)


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  • Name Hougham, Josia 
    Prefix Dr 
    Born 1770 
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1839  Deal Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Christened at Brookland
      Doctor of 153 Middle street Deal in 1840

      on 1841 census with brother Henry

      From"kentish Companion "l8l3,"A Medical Register" of Physicians ,Surgeons ,Apothecaries ^gives under Deal ,(6 names)
      v including Jos Hougham
      From John lake's History of Deal-St George's Church. The oak panelling of the Chancel was the gift of Miss Hougham
      the founder of the Boatmans Almshouses.
      . . ..
      Relationship proved. The relationship of Dr Josias Hougham who settled in Deal,Kent,and Ralph Pepworth Hougham Dr.of Brookland,Kent ,and Lydd Kent, is proved from a letter from the Lawyers of Mary Hougham-daughter of Josias,to one of the sons of Sam Hougham,as follows;-"The lady (Mary Hougham) who in June 1887 at Deal ———etc. was a first cousin of your late father,being the eldest daughter of Josias Hougham.——etc."
      From Calendar of Grants of Probate and letters of administration made in Probate Registers printed by Eyere and
      Spottiswood for the magistrates statuary office l887.--Mary Hougham-daughter of Josias,and grand­daughter of Henry Hougham of Tenterden- Personal estate 3,055pounds 16 shilling and 2 pence.

      20-July 1887.
      The Will with a Codical of Mary Hougham, late of Deal in the county of Kent,spinster,who died 11 Jany,l887,at Deal was proved at Canterbury by George Mercer,Solicitor,and George Coleman ,esq.both of Deal,and Francis Nixon Sladder of Custon, in the said county,farmer.the Executors.
      ~ • ' " • From Calendar of Grants of Probate 1888.Jane Hougham(wife' of Dr Josias Hougham)Personal estate 325 pounds on Jany.
      Jany.20 1888. Administration of the personal estate of Jane Hougham-,lata of Deal in the county of Kent, widow-who died 13 June 1856 at Deal,left unadministered by Mary Hougham,spinster,the daughter-only next of kin and sole person entitled was granted at Principal Registry to George Mercer of Deal,one of the executors of the Will of said Mary Hougham,and solicitor.Former grant prerogative Court of Canterbury-April 1857.-—Calendar Grants made in preogative Court of Canterbury,Kent -April 1857. Family tradition or (gossip) had it that Mary Hougham was heard to say that not any Hougham would get any of her wealth-and it looks like she kept that word-seeing Almshouses built,churches decorated,and her lawyers share-and being named as ONLY NEXT OF KIN.Scores of relatives put in claims,none of them became wealthy from their claims. (.M.H.Pratt)

      Obituary in Dover Telegraph Newspaper 23 feb 1839 (if he was with Henry in 1841 this cannot be right)
    Person ID I637  Hougham
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2018 

    Father Hougham, Henry
              c. 14 Dec 1742, Tenterden Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 8 Sep 1818  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Carlton, Jane
              b. 1748
              d. 18 Jul 1830  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1768  Greenwich Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F290  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Woodcock, Jane
              b. Sandwich Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Jun 1856, deal Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 24 Feb 1803  Deal Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hougham, Jane Francis
              c. 24 Sep 1806, st Leonards Church Deal Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Hougham, Mary
              b. 1810, Deal Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 11 Jun 1887, 86 Beach Street Deal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Family ID F320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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