Henry Eldridge is recorded as a bachelor gardener of full age, son of John Eldridge labourer on his 1871 marriage at Hackney, Middlesex, England. On his remarriage at Hackney in 1887 he was then recorded as a 34 year old widower and his father shown dead.
The 1884 birth of Edith Maud was registered by Elizabeth Eldridge formerly Peacock predating her 1887 marriage. The 1892 birth of Edith Mabel was registered by Minnie Eldridge formerly Taylor and no record of this marriage can be found.
Census records from 1881 suggest, on balance, that Henry was born in Cambridgeshire however no record at present can be found.
Updated 13 March 2013
John Eldridge ( - ) m ( ) (unknown) ( - ) | Henry Eldridge (1850- ) m 1876 Mary Ann Wathen (1852- ) m 1887 Elizabeth Peacock (1861- ) | | | Eleanor Elizabeth Eldridge (1882- ) | m 1905 Frank Lock (1883- ) | Edith Maud Eldridge (1884- ) | Charles Eldridge (1887- ) | m ( ) Minnie Taylor (1865- ) | Edith Mabel Eldridge (1892- ) Ethel Eldridge (1894- ) Henry Eldridge (1898- ) John Eldridge (1899- ) Ellen Bertha Eldridge (1900-1900) Violet Rose Eldridge (1904-1992) m 1926 William F Chance ( - ) | | | Violet M Chance (1931- ) | June R Chance (1938- ) | George Eldridge (1906- ) Ellen Eldridge (1911- )