Dancer from Downham, Lancashire, England.  Born c. 1873.  Moved to Downham in 1881.

He attended dance classes in Clitheroe run by Mr Grudgeon.  He was assisted from time to time by his son Ignatius Grudgeon and a daughter (name unknown).

Later there were also classes in Downham run by a Mr Blackburn.  He came out from Clitheroe to teach, this being in about 1888.  He taught the same dances as Mr Grudgeon.

Mr Hogate learned the following dances:

Information derived from an interview by Tom Flett and Julian Pilling with Mr. Holgate, 26 March 1960