Hogarth, George

BORN 6 Sep 1783, Carfrae Mill, Berwickshire (near Lauder) - DIED 12 Feb 1870, London: 10 Gloucester Crescent, Regent's Park
GRAVE LOCATION London: Kensal Green Cemetery, Harrow Road, Kensal Green (033/PS (15147))

George Hogarth was the son of the farmer Robert Hogarth. He studied law and music in Edinburgh and was active as a violoncellist and as a composer. He practised law and Sir Walter Scott was among is clients. He married Georgina Thomson, the daughter of the music publisher George Thomson on 1 Jun 1814.

He moved to London with his family in 1824. In 1834 he met Charles Dickens when they both worked for the Morning Chronicle. Later he was the editor of the Evening Chronicle, for which Dickens wrote articles. In 1836 Hogarth's daughter Catherine married Dickens. Between 1846 and 1866 he was music critic for the Daily News, the paper founded by Dickens. Between 1850 and 1864 he was Secretary of the Philharmonic Society. Towards the end of his life he was an editor for the Evening Chronicle.

• Daughter: Hogarth, Catherine
• Daughter: Hogarth, Mary Scott
• Daughter: Hogarth, Georgina
• Wife: Hogarth, Georgina (1814-1863)

Related persons
• cooperated with Dickens, Charles


The grave of Mary Scott Hogarth and George Hogarth at Kensal Green Cemetery, London.

George Hogarth - Wikipedia

Hogarth, Georgina

Published: 06 Jun 2010
Last update: 30 Jun 2022