Son of John Bogle Snr, Exciseman of Linlithgow, Scotland. Mother was Mary Graham (descendent of the Graham Clan and claimed to be Lady Mary Graham heiress to the Airth Peerage). Two sisters, Grace (Grizell and Mary (both unmarried). Married to May Wilson d/o Wilson of Spango. They lived after leaving Edinburgh in Panton Square London and had no children. Miniaturist of some repute and appeared from letters to be a man of ill health. Pre-deceased his wife May.