Edward John Eldridge migrated from London to Sydney the Berrima arriving enroute at Freemantle, Western Australia on 1 Sep 1926. The passenger list shows him as Mr J E Eldridge with Mrs E F Eldridge and Master J A W Eldridge, Master A R Eldridge and Patricia Eldridge.
Edward was a ganger when his son John Albert Whitfield Eldridge, a steelworker aged 26 born London, England married on 16 May 1942 at St Michael's Church of England Wollongong, New South Wales to Joyce Eileen Hurry. Joyce was born at Canowindra NSW the daughter of Austin Hynus Hurry and Ivy Eileen Devine.
Edward John died on 15 Jan 1976 and his wife Elsie Florence on 15 Mar 1981. They are both buried at Kelso, New South Wales.
Updated 3 January 2019
Edward John Eldridge (1892-1976) m 1914 Elsie Florence Driver (1893-1981) | John Albert Whitfield Eldridge (1915-1987) m 1942 Joyce Eileen Hurry (1925-2009) | | | Robert John Eldridge ( - ) | m 1967 Jane Gill ( - ) | | | | | William Eldridge ( - ) | | Aileen Eldridge ( - ) | | | m ( ) Joyce (Unknown) ( - ) | Elizabeth Eileen Eldridge (1945- ) | m 1964 Marinus Hendrikus Van Doorn (1943- ) | | | | | Gary Eldridge (1967-2011) | | | Kevin Albert Eldridge ( - ) | m 1968 Vivien Brown ( - ) | | | Daniel Eldridge (1971-2010) | Arthur Robert Eldridge (1920-1985) m 1944 Dorothy Jean Klingberg (1925-1998) | | | Rhonda Florence Eldridge ( - ) | m ( ) Barry Godfrey ( - ) | | | | | Lesley Godfrey ( - ) | | Jennifer Godfrey ( - ) | | | Shirley Anne Eldridge ( - ) | m ( ) Kerry O'Brien ( - ) | | | | | Danielle O'Brien ( - ) | | Kathryn O'Brien ( - ) | | Shannon O'Brien ( - ) | | | Beverly Jean Eldridge ( - ) | m ( ) Howard Smith ( -1996) | | | | | Andrea Smith ( - ) | | Hadyn Smith ( - ) | | | m ( ) Peter Creswell ( - ) | Anita Robyn Eldridge ( - ) | m ( ) Peter Idol ( - ) | | | | | Robert Idol ( - ) | | James Idol ( - ) | | | Arthur Wayne Eldridge ( - ) | m ( ) Joanne Nettleton ( - ) | | | | | Dion Eldridge ( - ) | | Hayley Eldridge ( - ) | | | m ( ) Marilyn (Unknown) ( - ) | Patricia Mabel Florence Eldridge (1922- ) m ( ) (Unknown) Agaard ( - ) | | | (Unknown) Agaard ( - ) | Colin Agaard ( - ) | Jennifer Agaard ( - ) | Eileen Winifred Eldridge (1927- ) m 1948 Edgar Arthur Higham (1920- ) | Graham Higham ( - ) (Unknown) Higham ( - )