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From: P G Lodge <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] Definiton of Hogg-Reeve
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 09:08:54 +1300
Here you go......
"hog reeve" - see: hayward...
> hayward - definition 4) the official (also called a hog reeve) whose
> duty it was to see all the hogs had nose rings and yokes. They were to be warded off the highway.
> Source: "A to Zax"; a Comprehensive dictionary for genealogists and
> historians. Davis, Barbara Jean 3rd edition, Hearthstone Press
My ancestor was elected one also
D. Adcox wrote:
> In 1683-1684 and 1701-1702 In Boston, Mass. My ancestor was elected as
> Hogg-Reeve. Does anyone know what this title meant? He was Sealer of Leather
> and Tithingman. Thanks for your help. The surname is Emmons.
> Dorothy in Florida, USA
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