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About Hudghton
The earliest record of the name with the spelling Hodgeton appears to be in the 
old Parish Register for Montrose,when John Hodgeton was baptised on the 19th 
August,1733.The fact that the record for his parents marriage,a mere two months 
earlier gives their names as Alexander Hodgetoun and Ann Reid immediately shows 
that before the mid 19th century there was no general literacy,and even into 
the late 19th century,a writer would put his own interpretation on 
spelling.When their second son,Alexander,was baptised in July,1735,their names 
are shown as Alexander Hodgtown and Anna Reid,but when James was baptised in 
August,1737,they were again recorded at Montrose as Alexander Hodgeton and Ann 
Reid.
The fact that O.P.R,s pre 1855,only record Baptisms and Marriages, and are 
certainly not complete records,still provide strong evidence of the family 
being in and around the Montrose area in the early 18th century.It is probable 
that Alexander Hodgsten, who was baptised at Montrose on the 27th May,1710 is 
the same Alexander who was the father of John(above) in 1733.His father, 
James,is recorded on another five baptisms in Montrose with the name shown 
asHodgston in 1708 and Hodgestone in 1712,1714,1717 and1724.In all these 
cases,the mother is given as Margaret Greig.Later records of John Hodgeton 
having three sons baptised at Inverkeilor between 1743 and 1747 suggest a 
likely 
connection  with the Hodgeton farm.In all probability the family history can be 
traced back to James Hodgston at Montrose in 1708 or James Hodgestone at 
Arbroath in 1701.
Many thanks to David Hodgeton for the above information and all the help he 
gave me to get this site up and running.

Variations of the Surname 

Hodgetoun     Hodghton     Hodgsten   Hodgston   Hodgtown   Hodgstoun
Hodgton       Hudgston     Hodgestone Hodgeton   Hodgetone  Hodgstain
Hodgtone      Hudghton     Hudson
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