Hogston History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hogston family

The surname Hogston was first found in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects. Hogston was recorded in Sileby, Leicestershire in the 17th century.

Early History of the Hogston family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hogston research. Another 98 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1224, 1296 and 1473 are included under the topic Early Hogston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hogston Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ogston, Ogson, Ogstone, Hogston, Hogstoun, Ogson and others.

Early Notables of the Hogston family (pre 1700)

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United States Hogston migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hogston Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Elizabeth Hogston, aged 33, who arrived in New York in 1897 aboard the ship "Britannic" from Liverpool, England [1]
Hogston Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Albert Hogston, aged 18, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Grayson" from Antofagasta, Chile [2]

Australia Hogston migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Hogston Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. William Hogston, English convict who was convicted in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England for 10 years, transported aboard the "Bangalore" on 1st January 1850, arriving in Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hogston (post 1700) +

  • Sally Hogston, English Conservative candidate for Lloyds Division in the Northamptonshire County Council election, 2005


The Hogston Motto +

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Vi et animo
Motto Translation: By strength and courage.




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