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Thomas Emmanuel Hurst Hodgson of Bedford, gent
"An entrepreneur with an eye for talent"
1862 Born Blyth
1891 Living in Stamford Hill, insurance manager, with his wife Millicent, 2 daughters and 2 servants, one of whom was Selina Parker age 19 (birth details not given). This Selina Parker may have later been the mother of Raymond Parker and Plessey Parker.
1901 Resident at St Mary's Abbey, Bedford St. Mary, aged 39, born at Blyth, Northum. Manager of a public company. Living with his wife Millicent, three daughters and one son (Malcolm aged 4 months) plus six servants. 
1909. Examined in bankruptcy proceedings of the National Union Society. Appears he was declared bankrupt. 
1911 Thomas Emmanuel Hurst Hodgson, his wife Millicent Theresa Hurst Hodgson, and his daughter Marie (age 14) and son Malcolm (age 11) were living in Bedford. Thomas was a managing director of an insurance company. Thomas and Millicent had been married for 30 years
Hodgson owned or had interest in a number of companies including British Electro-Chemists
1934. Declared bankrupt again 
1939. 24th June. Died aged 78 at 34 Cardington Road, Bedford.