Rev John Hewgo



Son of Rev. Walter Hewgo and Margaret Bedford, father of John Hugo and husband of Margaret Byrdall


John was born on 28th February 1691 and baptised in St Anthony in Roseland on 15th March.


On  March 11th 1709/10 , John was admitted sizar at Queens College, Cambridge, matriculating in 1710, graduating BA in 1713 and MA in 1717.


In 1722 John became Rector of St Thomas a Becket, Bridford, Devon.


He married Margaret Bydrall on 2nd April 1728 in Bridford. Margaret was from Dunchideock, Devon and was baptised on 14th February 1705/06


John and Margaret had the following children


John remained Rector of St Thomas a Becket, Bridford until his death in 1738, when his father took over as Rector from 1738 until his death in 1741


John was buried in Bridford on 8th May 1738


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