Robert Hogg

ID# 5129, (c 1819 - 6 Apr 1896)

Robert Hogg was born c 1819 at Yarrow, Selkirkshire, Scotland ,

Parents: Thomas Hogg & Minnie Pringle.

Robert Hogg married Ann Davidson, daughter of George Davidson and Marion King, on 19 May 1871 at 3 Froon Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the United Presbyterian Church

Robert Hogg, Railway Surfaceman, (Widower) aged 52. Dunsdalehaugh Selkirk
Parents: Thomas Hogg, Agricultural Labourer (dec) & Minne Pringle (dec)

Ann Davidson, Domestic Servant (Spinster) aged 43, 31 Chester Street, Edinburgh
Parents: George Davidson, Agricultural Labourer (dec) and Marion King

Witnesses: Francis Forrest & Jane McLauchlan.1,2

Robert appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 at 20 So Richmond Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Ann ;
HOGG Robert, Head, 64, Grocer, Yarrow Selkirk
HOGG Ann, Wife, 53, Pencaitland Haddington

(this is the only possible for both Robert and Ann, I have checked all others. Robert being retired must have tried his hand at being a Grocer and they have moved place as well.)3

Robert Hogg witnessed the death of Ann Hogg on 20 Apr 1884 Edinburgh, Midlothian, Midlothian,
Ann Hogg, married to Robert Hogg, Railway Porter
At 1:30am aged 53yrs
Parents: George Davidson, Farm Servant (dec) & Marion Simpson formerly Davidson MS King (dec)

Robert Hogg, Widower, was present at her death.1,4

Robert appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at 16a Ettrick Road, Selkirk, Selkirkshire, Scotland ;
HOGG, Robert, Head, 36
HOGG family
HOGG Robert, Father, 74, Retired Surfaceman, born Selkirk Selkirkshire

(was living with son Robert and his family.)5

Robert died on 6 Apr 1896 at Selkirk, Selkirkshire, Scotland ,

Robert Hogg
Railway Surfaceman
Widow of 1st Elizabeth Henderson, 2nd Ann Davidson
at 1.10 PM, aged 64yrs (sic should be 77yrs)
Parents: Thomas Hogg, Labourer (dec) - Mother unknown.

Robert Hogg, Son was present when he passed away.1,6

Robert's cause of death on 6 Apr 1896 was from Inflammatory Diarrhoea
Senile Decay - 4 days.

Robert and Ann had no children.

Family: Robert Hogg and Ann Davidson


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1871 St George Edinburgh Midlothian, 685/01 0117. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Newington St Cuthberts Edinburgh Midlothian, 685/5 ED 30 Line 21. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1884 St George Edinburgh Midlothian, 685/01 0395.
  5. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Selkirk Selkirkshire, ED - via Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1896 Selkirk Selkirkshire, 778/00 0031.