James Eldridge married Elizabeth Gill on 28 May 1866 at Childwall, Lancashire, England. James was shown as a bachelor ship steward, age 24 of Liverpool, son of Edward Eldridge ship joiner and Elizabeth as a spinster, age 27 of Wavertree, daughter of Thomas Gill coachman.
The 1871 census at Wavertree, Lancashire shows James and Elizabeth and their two children in the household of Elizabeth's parents and with James being shown as a ships steward born North America. The 1881 census shows Elizabeth as a widow with her three children and two lodgers living at Wavertree.
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Edward Eldridge ( - ) m ( ) (Unknown) ( - ) | James Eldridge (1842- ) m 1866 Elizabeth Gill (1839-1902) | Thomas Edward Eldridge (1867- ) m 1886 Elizabeth McGinn (1865- ) | | | Gertrude Amy Eldridge (1887- ) | m 1919 August J Potral ( - ) | | | | | Cecil G W Potral (1921- ) | | Victor E A Potral (1922-1922) | | Dulcie M Potral (1924-1926) | | | Charlotte Edith Eldridge (1889- ) | m 1911 Wilfred Trick/Trigg (1887- ) | | | | | Irene E Trigg (1912- ) | | Murial M Trigg (1914- ) | | Winifred A Trigg (1915- ) | | Francis J Trigg (1917- ) | | William Edward Trigg (1920-1986) | | Arthur James Trigg (1922-1986) | | | Samuel Edward Eldridge (1890-1891) | Thomas Edward Eldridge (1892-1893) | Christina May Eldridge (1894- ) | m 1915 James Percival Waugh (1890- ) | | | | | James Trevor Waugh (1916-2003) | | Sidney E Waugh (1919- ) | | Patricia L Waugh (1921- ) | | | Olive Teresa Eldridge (1896- ) | Beatrice Evelyn Mabel Eldridge (1900- ) | m 1923 George R Montgomery ( - ) | | | | | Joan E Montgomery (1924- ) | | George B Montgomery (1928- ) | | | Rupert Frederick Eldridge (1902-1903) | Cecil James Ernest Eldridge (1870- ) m 1895 Mary Maude Morritt (1867- ) | | | Ernest James Morritt Eldridge (1896-1988) | Cecil Atlay Eldridge (1900- ) | Raymond William Eldridge (1903- ) | Elizabeth Edith Eldridge (1873- ) m 1893 Benjamin Forrest (1865- ) Harold Benjamin Forrest (1894- ) Stanley Forrest (1901- ) William Bernard Forrest (1906- )