Welcome to our site concerning our Hodgson roots and connected families. Areas covered so far are the counties of Lancashire, Yorkshire, Staffordshire and former Westmorland in England. Between 1880 and 1920 many emigrated to the provinces of Manitoba, Ontario and Saskatchewan in Canada as well as sporadic parts of the United States.

I started researching my family roots in 2001 after my maternal grandfather died. At the wake I found myself thinking. Who are all these people? Since then the genealogy bug has been caught by most of my family and we have got are direct line back to the 18th century which has hit the buffers for now due to my great, great, great, great grandfather being illegitimate.

Rowan Hodgson      


    To view our family tree, click on the link to the left; Family Tree - 0001.

    Surnames I am mostly concentrating on are; Hodgson, Catterall, Scambler & Dowbiggin.

    If you think you may be related or would like anymore information please email me at rowanhodgson@gmail.com

    If anyone has any information about Catterall & Swarbrick Limited (brewery), please contact me as any information or photos would be greatly appreciated. Likewise if anyone else had millers/yeomen in            their family that spent time in Ireland.



    Updated: 18th January 2015