Hoghton, Benjamin

Benjamin Hoghton was the youngest son of Sir Richard Hoghton and brother of Sir Charles Hoghton. He was made a Governor of Blackburn Grammar School in 1694, and was living at Cuerden Green in 1695. [1]According to Lawrence Rawstorne‘s diary he was living at Walton Hall in the late 1680s, with Rawstorne visiting him there on 4 August 1687. [2]

[1] W. A. Abram, History of Blackburn (Blackburn: J. G. & J. Toulmin, 1877), 719.
[2] Richard D. Harrison, ‘The Rawstorne Diary, 1687-89’ (typescript, nd), 42, Search Room, Lancashire Archives.

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