Thomas Hotchkiss


Personal and Family Information

Thomas was born on 23 JUL 1898 in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, the son of Thomas Hotchkiss and Helen Millar.

He died in 1963 in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

His wife was Sarah McFie Pigott, who he married on 18 DEC 1919 in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Their six known children were Thomas (c1921-?), George Pigott (1922-?), James Piggot (1924-2009), Annie (1927-1974), Robert (1930-?) and Hotchkiss (1933-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Thomas Hotchkiss


Thomas Hotchkiss


Michael Hotchkiss


Thomas Hotchkiss / Hodgecase


Elizabeth Wotherspoon


Sarah Morrison


Helen Millar


John Millar


Helen Bell



Birth23 JUL 1898
Place: Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Place: Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland


OccupationSugar house forman


Note 1

!Source: Morag Day nee Hotchkiss

!Alias: Tommy

!Source: Statutory Births

1898 Births in the East District of Greenock in the County of Renfrew

Thomas Hotchkiss, born 1898 July twenty third 3 h 30 m AM, 10 Market Street, Greenock, male

Father: Thomas Hotchkis, Tugboat Stoker

Mother: Helen Hotchkis, MS Miller, married 1898, January 13th, Greenock West

Informer: Thomas Hotchkis, Father

Registered: 1898 July 27 at Greenock, David E McKenzie, Assistant Registrar WJ

!Source: Statutory Registers Marriages 1855-1930

Marriages in the West District of Greenock, in the County of Renfrew

1919, on the eighteenth day of December at 47 Margarit Street, Greenock

After Banns According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland

[Signed] W? Thomas Hotchkiss, Tannary Labourer [Bachlor], age 21, usual residence 49 Hidson Street, Greenock

Father: Thomas Hotchkiss, Marine Stoker

Mother: Ellen Hotchkiss, MS Millar? [could read Meicler]

[Signed] Sarah McFie Piggott [Spinster], age 19, usual residence 17 Crawford? Street, Greenock

Father: George Pigott, Forman Marcherman?

Mother: Annie Pigott, MS Darroch McDonald?


William Blair, Witness

A McA Pigott, Witness

Registered: 1919 December 19th, at Greenock, H Mathatchen?, Registrar