JAMES ELDRIDGE 1793-1865


John Eldridge married Lucy Finn on 21 Jul 1781 at Boughton under Blean, Kent, England. The children from Finn to Edward were all baptised at the same place. Richard Finn Eldridge is speculated to be a child of John and Lucy and he is otherwise just shown as Richard. James is shown as being born at Cheriton, Kent and the children Joseph and Lucy were baptised at Cheriton. The children John, Richard, James and Joseph are all recorded as being shoemakers.

Richard's children Jane Lucy and George are with Jane's husband John Philpott at Hernhill, Kent on the 1841 census. The Philpott family migrated to New Zealand on the Randolph arriving on 16 December 1850. Richard and his son George are at Lyons in Wayne County, New York on the 1850 US census. Richard's daughter Martha married Peter Adams in Kent and they migrated to the United States after the birth of their second child Matilda Ann.

James son Thomas, migrated to New Zealand on the Westminster arriving at Lyttelton, Canterbury on 9 Jan 1858. He was variously shown as a police sergeant, gold digger, verger, caretaker and a bushman and died on 22 Apr 1913 at Christchurch, NZ.

James grandson Walter Eldridge was shown aged 19 when he migrated to Queensland, Australia on the Nagpore arriving on 26 May 1883. He married Rachel Christina Ballard at St Francis Church of England, Nundah District of Caboolture, QLD on 10 Mar 1888. She was a dressmaker born in that district on 13 Jul 1858, the daughter of James Ballard and Christina Campbell who had married in QLD on 15 Mar 1847.

Joseph's grandson Joseph Eldridge, together with his wife Hannah and four children migrated to Canada on the Lake Manitoba arriving at Montreal, Quebec on 2 Sep 1904.

Thomas Eldridge 1830-1913
Thomas Eldridge 1830-1913
Great great grandfather of
Carole Eve Cowan, nee Eldridge

Updated 22 June 2015


John Eldridge (1759-1841)
m 1781 Lucy Finn (1760-1823)
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    Finn Eldridge (1782-1832)
    m 1802 Esther Goldup (1781-1851)
    |   |
    |   William Goldup Eldridge (1803-    )
    |   Finn Eldridge (1813-    )
    |   Elizabeth Mildred Eldridge (1817-    )
    |   John Goldup Eldridge (1820-    )
    |   Edward Eldridge (1822-1823)
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    John Eldridge (1784-1842)
    m 1805 Elizabeth Hunt (    -    )
    William Finn Eldridge (1786-    )
    Edward Eldridge (1788-    )
    Richard Finn Eldridge (    -1870)
    m 1813 Mary Ann Bones (1793-1835)
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    |   Joseph Finn Eldridge (1814-1885)
    |   m 1840 Elizabeth Alice Batchellor (1810-1879)
    |   |   |
    |   |   James George Eldridge (1843-1845)
    |   |   James William Eldridge (1846-1848)
    |   |   John Joseph Eldridge (1849-1849)
    |   |
    |   John Eldridge (1817-1903)
    |   m 1854 Susannah Foad (1828-1860)
    |   |   |
    |   |   John Barnett Eldridge (1857-1922)
    |   |   m 1879 Ellen Smith (1853-    )
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    |   |       Minnie Gertrude Eldridge (1880-1975)
    |   |       m 1915 Sydney Edward Foreman (1877-1962)
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    |   |       |   Mary E Foreman (1916-    )
    |   |       |   Edward J Foreman (1920-    )
    |   |       |
    |   |       John Edgar Eldridge (1881-1939)
    |   |       m 1918 Eleanor Agnes Hughes (1879-1964)
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    |   Thomas Bones Eldridge (1819-    )
    |   Jane Lucy Eldridge (1822-1873)
    |   m 1841 John Philpott (1817-1889)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Frederick Philpott (1842-1909)
    |   |   Edwin George Philpott (1843-1922)
    |   |   Adolphus Philpott (1845-1915)
    |   |   George Philpott (1847-1928)
    |   |   Olive Martha Philpott (1850-1886)
    |   |   Annie Bones Philpott (1857-1936)
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    |   Martha Eldridge (1825-1907)
    |   m 1846 Peter Adams (1818-1888)
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    |   |   Tyler Adams (1847-    )
    |   |   Matilda Ann Adams (1848-    )
    |   |   Thomas B Adams (1851-    )
    |   |   John Peter Adams (1853-1927)
    |   |   William H Adams (1856-    )
    |   |   George Burkill Adams (1863-    )
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    |   Mary Ann Eldridge (1827-1827)
    |   George Eldridge (1831-    )
    |   Alfred Eldridge (1834-1834)
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    James Eldridge (1793-1865)
    m 1812 Susanna Wraight (1794-1847)
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    |   William Henry Eldridge (1814-1877)
    |   m 1842 Mary Jones (1810-    )
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    |   |   Emma Eldridge (1845-    )
    |   |   m 1865 John Hutchings (1842-    )
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    |   |       Ada Emma Hutchings (1865-    )
    |   |       Edith Mary Hutchings (1868-    )
    |   |       Eleanor Hutchings (1869-    )
    |   |       Isabel May Hutchings (1872-    )
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    |   James Wraight Eldridge (1817-1852)
    |   m 1839 Mary Ann Gildon (1814-    )
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    |   |   James Wraight Eldridge (1840-1888)
    |   |   m 1872 Louise Gustofson (1840-1921)
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    |   |   |   James Wraight Eldridge (1874-1932)
    |   |   |   m 1904 Ada Honora Kyffin (1874-1951)
    |   |   |   Louise Hermina Eldridge (1878-1879)
    |   |   |   Louise Hermina Eldridge (1880-    )
    |   |   |   m 1906 Frederick Davies (1877-    )
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    |   |   Susan Ann Eldridge (1843-    )
    |   |   m 1859 James Rutt Bridgman (1841-    )
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    |   |   |   Susannah Emily Bridgman (1860-    )
    |   |   |   James Rutt Bridgman (1862-    )
    |   |   |   (female) Bridgman (1865-    )
    |   |   |   Charles Walter Bridgman (1866-1906)
    |   |   |   Rosina Bridgman (1868-    )
    |   |   |   William Bridgman (1872-    )
    |   |   |   Maria Bridgman (1876-    )
    |   |   |   Esther Mary Ann Bridgman (1880-1880)
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    |   |   Sarah Wraight Eldridge (1845-1868)
    |   |   m 1865 John Alexander Allen (1843-    )
    |   |   William Henry Eldridge (1847-1849)
    |   |   Henry Albert Eldridge (1849-    )
    |   |   Charles Wraight Eldridge (1852-    )
    |   |   m 1882 Mary Ann Speller (1850-    )
    |   |       |
    |   |       Ellen Elizabeth Eldridge (1883-    )
    |   |       Charles Thomas Eldridge (1888-1888)
    |   |
    |   Mary Eldridge (1819-    )
    |   John Eldridge (1821-    )
    |   m 1843 Eliza Mills (1823-    )
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    |   |   Mary Ann Eldridge (1844-    )
    |   |   Susan Eldridge (1846-    )
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    |   m 1882 Dinah Marchant (1835-1891)
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    |   |   Janet Eldridge (1857-    )
    |   |   Ellen Eldridge (1877-    )
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    |   Richard Eldridge (1824-1884)
    |   m 1853 Ann Heath (1824-    )
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    |   |   Ann Eldridge (1854-    )
    |   |   James Eldridge (1856-    )
    |   |   Jane Eldridge (1858-    )
    |   |   m 1883 Joseph Egan (1862-1889)
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Peter Joseph Egan (1883-    )
    |   |   |   Ann Margaret L Egan (1885-    )
    |   |   |   Joyce Frances Egan (1888-    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   (unknown)
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Margery Egan (1890-    )
    |   |   |   Frederick Hector Egan (1896-    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   m 1898 Frederic Hector Bedford (1873-    )
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    |   |   |   (unknown) Bedford (    -    )
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    |   |   Richard Eldridge (1860-1939)
    |   |   m 1879 Mary Ann Leffen (1858-1925)
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    |   |   |   Annie Elizabeth Eldridge (1880-1884)
    |   |   |   Richard James Eldridge (1881-1881)
    |   |   |   Rose Blanche Eldridge (1883-1885)
    |   |   |   Dick James John Eldridge (1885-1885)
    |   |   |   Emily Jane Eldridge (1887-1965)
    |   |   |   m 1911 William Austin Withers (1880-1949)
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    |   |   |   |   William Austin Withers (1912-1982)
    |   |   |   |   Eunice May Withers (1916-1979)
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Thomas Alfred Eldridge (1887-1889)
    |   |   |   Charles Alfred Eldridge (1890-1975)
    |   |   |   m 1922 Kate Eliza Brown (1892-1961)
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    |   |   |   |   Frank Charles Eldridge (1923-2004)
    |   |   |   |   m 1944 Gwendoline Ethel Miles (1921-1982)
    |   |   |   |   Joan Kathleen Eldridge (1926-2002)
    |   |   |   |   m 1945 Cyril W Willcox (1926-    )
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    |   |   |   John Eldridge (1893-1974)
    |   |   |   m 1922 Rebecca Minnie Ryall (1896-1989)
    |   |   |   Florence Eldridge (1896-1900)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Rose Eldridge (1863-    )
    |   |   m 1891 Frederick Frank Furzer (1866-    )
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    |   |   |   Frederick Thomas Furzer (1892-    )
    |   |   |   Alice May Furzer (1897-    )
    |   |   |   James Alfred Furzer (1899-    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   Tom Charles Eldridge (1866-1911)
    |   |   m 1890 Rebecca Ann Harris (1869-    )
    |   |       |
    |   |       Winifred Louise Eldridge (1891-    )
    |   |       m 1909 Charles Stuart Moore (1887-1956)
    |   |       Liley Isabel Eldridge (1898-1984)
    |   |       m 1921 Charles Dibley (1892-    )
    |   |       |   |
    |   |       |   Eileen I Dibley (1922-    )
    |   |       |   Winifred D Dibley (1925-1942)
    |   |       |
    |   |       Gerrard Eldridge (1901-1979)
    |   |       m 1926 Rose Gavaghan (1909-1986)]
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    |   |       |   Thomas G Eldridge (1927-    )
    |   |       |   m 1950 Maisie J Frost (    -    )
    |   |       |   Patrick Charles Eldridge (1929-2005)
    |   |       |   m 1950 June Yvonne Hill (1930-1995)
    |   |       |   m 1956 Maureen A Leavens (1937-    )
    |   |       |   Gerard Eldridge (1931-    )
    |   |       |   m 1954 Shirley M G Trench (1936-    )
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    |   |       |   |   Gerard P J Eldridge (1955-    )
    |   |       |   |   m 1978 Kim E Deven (1956-    )
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    |   |       |   |   |   Clare Louise Eldridge (1982-    )
    |   |       |   |   |   Jonathan Gerrard Eldridge (1989-    )
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    |   |       |   |   John A Eldridge (1962-    )
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    |   |       |   Peter D Eldridge (1934-    )
    |   |       |   m 1955 Helen C Lee (    -    )
    |   |       |   Dennis Charles Eldridge (1936-2001)
    |   |       |
    |   |       Maggie May Eldridge (1903-1959)
    |   |       m 1922 John Tidd (    -    )
    |   |           |
    |   |           Lily S M Tidd (1924-    )
    |   |           Arthur J J Tidd (1926-1928)
    |   |           Margaret Winifred L Tidd (1929-1997)
    |   |           Winifred Kathleen Tidd (1933-1987)
    |   |           Marion J Tidd (1938-    )
    |   |
    |   Joseph Eldridge (1827-1868)
    |   m 1856 Anne Maria Mannering (1831-    )
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    |   |   Lucy Eldridge (1858-1863)
    |   |   Joseph Eldridge (1861-1897)
    |   |   m 1884 Mary Ann Everest (1865-    )
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Ethel Eldridge (1886-    )
    |   |   |   Beatrice Eldridge (1888-    )
    |   |   |   James Edwin Eldridge (1890-1892)
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    |   |   Walter Eldridge (1864-1938)
    |   |   m 1888 Rachel Christina Ballard (1858-1926)
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    |   |   |   Florence Priscilla Gwendoline Eldridge (1891-1980)
    |   |   |   m 1917 Irving James Williams (1894-1977)
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    |   |   Edwin Eldridge (1866-    )
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    |   Thomas Eldridge (1830-1913)
    |   m 1859 Hannah Sawyer (1829-1902)
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    |   |   Charles Alfred Eldridge (1860-1940)
    |   |   m 1882 Ada Brook (1859-1947)
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    |   |   |   Elsie May Eldridge (1883-1883)
    |   |   |   Ethel Olive Eldridge (1884-1967)
    |   |   |   m 1907 Thomas Belworthy (1881-1918)
    |   |   |   Lilian Ada Eldridge (1886-1957)
    |   |   |   m 1914 Arthur Edward Smith (1888-1970)
    |   |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   |   Bernard Neville Smith (1917-    )
    |   |   |   |   Laurie Edward Smith (1919-    )
    |   |   |   |   Edna May Smith (1921-    )
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    |   |   |   Ivy Sawyer Eldridge (1888-1889)
    |   |   |   Vera Adelaide Eldridge (1890-1969)
    |   |   |   m 1919 Thomas Wills Burgess (1888-1974)
    |   |   |   Reta Eldridge (1893-1893)
    |   |   |   Ella Louise Eldridge (1895-1976)
    |   |   |   m 1918 Lionel Claude Buckenham (1894-1974)
    |   |   |   Lila Eileen Eldridge (1899-1958)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Frederick Tom Eldridge (1861-1948)
    |   |   m 1882 Anna Thompkins (1860-1927)
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    |   |   |   Edward Frederick Thomas Eldridge (1883-1948)
    |   |   |   m 1907 Eleanor Louise Welsford (1886-1977)
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    |   |   |   |   Neil Edward Langton Eldridge (1909-1985)
    |   |   |   |   m 1934 Eva Rubina Hunt (1909-1995)
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    |   |   |   |   |   Carole Eve Eldridge (1936-    )
    |   |   |   |   |   m 1957 George Bryce Cowan (    -    )
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    |   |   |   |   Rona Eleanor Eldridge (1913-1967)
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    |   |   |   Ruby Joanna Eldridge (1885-1971)
    |   |   |   m 1908 Leonard Edward Shaw (1884-1971)
    |   |   |   Hettie Powell Eldridge (1887-1902)
    |   |   |   Winifred Sawyer Eldridge (1889-1965)
    |   |   |   m 1910 Allan Frith Roberts (1882-1962)
    |   |   |   Anna Arnold Eldridge (1891-1970)
    |   |   |   Tui Glenie Eldridge (1901-1980)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Mary Ada Eldridge (1864-1865)
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    |   Lucy Eldridge (1832-1833)
    |   Susan Eldridge (1835-1841)
    |   Charles Alfred Eldridge (1837-    )
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    Joseph Eldridge (1794-1870)
    m 1816 Mary Slowman (1795-    )
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    |   Elizabeth Eldridge (1819-    )
    |   m 1846 James Wood (    -    )
    |   Joseph Eldridge (1821-    )
    |   m 1853 Eliza Burr Pattenden (1826-    )
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    |   |   Sarah Ann Eldridge (1853-    )
    |   |   m 1876 Alfred Cornford (1851-    )
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    |   |   |   Alfred Cornford (1877-1882)
    |   |   |   Eliza Blanche Cornford (1879-    )
    |   |   |   Charlotte Jessie Cornford (1882-    )
    |   |   |   Alice Cornford (1886-    )
    |   |   |   George Percy Cornford (1889-    )
    |   |   |   Percy Joseph Cornford (1892-    )
    |   |   |   Ruth Elsie Edith Cornford (1895-    )
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    |   |   James Alfred Eldridge (1856-    )
    |   |   m 1894 Rhoda Eliza Bartlett (1875-1941)
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    |   |   |   James Alfred Eldridge (1895-1951)
    |   |   |   Edith Elizabeth J Eldridge (1897-    )
    |   |   |   Percy William Eldridge (1900-    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   Joseph Eldridge (1861-    )
    |   |   m 1886 Hannah Mudge (1862-    )
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    |   |   |   Gertrude May Eldridge (1887-    )
    |   |   |   Joseph William Eldridge (1888-    )
    |   |   |   m 1915 Mable I Congreve (1895-    )
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    |   |   |   |   Robert G Eldridge (1917-1999)
    |   |   |   |   m (    ) Gertrude M Danforth (1920-    )
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    |   |   |   |   |   Robert G Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |   |   |   |   Sharon L Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |   |   |   |   Margery Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |   |   |   |   m (    ) John Duncan (    -    )
    |   |   |   |   |       |
    |   |   |   |   |       Kyle Duncan (    -    )
    |   |   |   |   |       Peter Duncan (    -    )
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    |   |   |   |   Betty Eldridge (1921-    )
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    |   |   |   Lily Eliza Eldridge (1890-    )
    |   |   |   Doris Mary Eldridge (1900-1975)
    |   |   |   m 1922 Reginald Augustine Vatcher (1899-1979)
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    |   |   George Elias Burr Eldridge (1869-1935)
    |   |   m 1891 Sarah Ann Bishopp (1862-    )
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    |   |       Harold Alfred Eldridge (1892-    )
    |   |       Kathleen Margery Eldridge (1896-    )
    |   |       Dorothy May Eldridge (1899-    )
    |   |       Gwendoline Daisy Eldridge (1901-    )
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    |   Mary Ann Eldridge (1824-    )
    |   Lucy Eldridge (1827-    )
    |   m 1854 Henry Bolton (1825-    )
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    |   |   Thomas Bolton (1855-    )
    |   |   Elizabeth Bolton (1862-    )
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    |   Thomas Eldridge (1829-    )
    |   Maria Eldridge (1832-    )
    |   m 1854 James Butler (1832-    )
    |   James Eldridge (1835-1842)
    |   Alfred George Eldridge (1839-    )
    |
    Lucy Eldridge (1797-    )
    m 1818 Henry Seeden (    -    )

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