Jesse Hodges (Jnr)

Jesse Hodges (Jnr) (1907 – 1990) was born in Cinderford.  He worked as an errand boy and then a hodder at Crump Meadow in the early 1920s for his father, Jesse Hodges Snr. In the early 1920s, he moved to Pontefract to work in the Yorkshire coalfield. In 1925 he married Naomi Hodges and had one son.

In about 1937, he moved back to Cinderford and worked in the Forest coalfield. Naomi died in 1949 and in 1952 he married Lucy Ackman in Bridgend.


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