JESSE ELDRIDGE 1830-1883


Jesse was baptised at Ewhurst on 20 Feb 1831 the son of John and Elizabeth. He came with his siblings to Australia as an assisted immigrant arriving at Sydney in Jul 1838 on the ship Amelia Thompson. He was shown as aged 7. He married Martha Bailey on 25 Mar 1856 at Ballarat, Victoria. Jesse was shown as a miner, aged 24, the son of John Eldridge and Elizabeth Sergeant (sic) when he married and showed his birthplace as Sedlescombe, Sussex, England. Martha was shown as a servant, aged 20, born London and her parents names were unknown. They had eleven children with most being born at Buninyong, just south of Ballarat. Jesse died on 3 Sep 1883 aged 52 and Martha on 10 Feb 1922 aged 86. They are both buried at Buninyong.

Martha Eldridge and sons
Circa 1886 photo of Martha Eldridge with sons Henry 16,
Charles 14, Jesse 11, William 9 and Spencer James 7
courtesy of great great granddaughter Jennifer Anne.

Albert Eldridge 1868-1953
Albert Eldridge 1868-1953
Jesse Eldridge 1875-1913
Jesse Eldridge 1875-1913
Spencer James Eldridge 1880-1918
Spencer J Eldridge 1880-1918

Updated 11 January 2020


Jesse Eldridge (1830-1883)
m 1856 Martha Bailey (1835-1922)
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    Descendants born in Australia
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    Alfred Eldridge (1857-1906)
    m 1899 Rachael Poynton (1870-1941)
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    |   Leonard Bailey Eldridge (1901-1981)
    |   m 1929 Vida Evelyn Ferguson (1904-1998)
    |   Myra Alexandra Eldridge (1902-    )
    |   Clement Alfred Eldridge (1903-1989)
    |   m (    ) Vera Ruby (Unknown) (1912-1994)
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    |   |   Graeme Alfred Eldridge (1940-    )
    |   |   m 1977 Evelyn Jean Major (1948-1978)
    |   |   Barbara Christine Eldridge (    -    )
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    |   Ralph Poynton Eldridge (1904-1994)
    |   m 1930 Elsie Faulds (1904-1970)
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    |   |   Lynette Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |   John Eldridge (    -    )
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    |   Marjorie May Eldridge (1906-    )
    |   m 1955 Gordon Powell Stewart (1900-1976)
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    Jesse Eldridge (1859-1860)
    Edwin Eldridge (1860-1928)
    m 1889 Maria Attwood (1864-1914)
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    |   Edwin Thomas Eldridge (1891-1891)
    |   Edwin Henry William Eldridge (1892-1949)
    |   m 1918 Emily Rosalind Cullin (1886-1974)
    |   Ruby Attwood Eldridge (1893-1970)
    |   m 1944 Samuel Howell (1872-1958)
    |   Arthur Charles Attwood Eldridge (1894-1981)
    |   m 1934 Margaret Ann Innes (1912-1990)
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    |   |   James Arthur Eldridge (1935-    )
    |   |   m 1961 Jennifer Anne Coles (    -    )
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    |   |       (female) Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |       (female) Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |       (male) Eldridge (    -    )
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    |   Dulcie Violet Eldridge (1896-1991)
    |   m 1927 Charles Harold McNish (1897-1955)
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    |   |   Roma Jean McNish (1928-1970)
    |   |   Margaret Heather McNish (1928-1975)
    |   |   Alma Dorothy McNish (1930-    )
    |   |   Douglas Edwin McNish (1932-    )
    |   |   Harold Gordon McNish (1934-    )
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    |   Irene Beatrice Eldridge (1899-1983)
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    m 1916 Winifred Templeton Cox (1871-1945)
    Elizabeth Sergeant Eldridge (1863-1865)
    Frederick Eldridge (1865-1870)
    Albert Eldridge (1868-1953)
    m 1915 Mary Agnes Frazer (1877-1964)
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    |   Alexander Gordon Eldridge (1918-1992)
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    Henry Eldridge (1870-1926)
    m 1899 Jean Cook (1861-1926)
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    |   Spencer James Eldridge (1900-1982)
    |   m 1930 Violet Alice Maria Smith (1913-2007)
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    |       Kevin Spencer Eldridge (1931-2013)
    |       m 1953 Glenda Susan Moore (1922-    )
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    |       |   Terrence Kevin Eldridge (1954-    )
    |       |   m (    ) Ann Deane (    -    )
    |       |   m (    ) Heather Dawn Loechel (1953-    )
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    |       |       Marcus David Eldridge (1976-    )
    |       |       Frayja Hermoine Eldridge (1986-    )
    |       |       Tobias Alexander Eldridge (1987-    )
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    |       John Henry Eldridge (1934-2010)
    |       m (    ) Gladys May Waldron (    -    )
    |       Marlene Ann Eldridge (1936-    )
    |       m (    ) John Allan Milne (    -    )
    |       Nita Jean Eldridge (1940-    )
    |       m (    ) Bruce Alexander Enders (    -    )
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    Charles Eldridge (1872-1936)
    m 1900 Grace Dillon (1874-1906)
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    |   Clarence Charles Eldridge (1901-1941)
    |   Martha Helen Eldridge (1902-1957)
    |   m 1921 Arthur Chandler (1895-1961)
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    |   |   Norman Charles Chandler (1923-1960)
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    |   Albert Arthur Eldridge (1903-1982)
    |   m 1926 Emma Lillian Shaw (1907-1969)
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    |   |   Grace Eldridge (1926-1926)
    |   |   Emma Eldridge (1927-1927)
    |   |   Alberta Lillian Eldridge (1928-    )
    |   |   m 1952 Ronald McGregor Hall (1920-1996)
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    |   |   |   Ian MacGregor Hall (1955-    )
    |   |   |   Christine Joy Hall (1955-    )
    |   |   |   Philip Ronald Hall (1957-    )
    |   |   |   Jennifer Anne Hall (1958-    )
    |   |   |   Heather Diane Hall (1961-    )
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    |   |   Nellie Eldridge (1930-1930)
    |   |   Winifred Ellen Eldridge (1931-2019)
    |   |   m 1951 Robert Ralph Britnell (1922-1998)
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    |   |   |   Robert John Britnell (1961-    )
    |   |   |   Steven Andrew Britnell (1963-    )
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    |   |   Florence Edna Eldridge (1932-    )
    |   |   (partner) Edouard Pieter Wagemans (    -    )
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    |   |   |   Chrysola Gertruda Wagemans (1967-    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   Charles Albert Eldridge (1936-1937)
    |   |   John Edward Eldridge (1938-1952)
    |   |   Stanley Eldridge (1939-1939)
    |   |   Kenneth James Eldridge (1951-    )
    |   |   m 1971 Margaret Vanbommel (1955-    )
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    |   |   |   Kim Maree Eldridge (1971-    )
    |   |   |   m 2002 Adrian Britt (1964-    )
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    |   |   m 1977 Gertruda Maria Vermast (1959-    )
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    |   |   |   Jonathon James Eldridge (1979-    )
    |   |   |   Michael Anthony Eldridge (1981-    )
    |   |   |   (partner) Tanya Ann Ingram (1981-    )
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    |   |   |   |   Ebony Lillian Eldridge (2001-    )
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    |   |   |   Tanya Lee Eldridge (1983-    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   m 1991 Helen Mary Lawlor (1952-    )
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    |   Dulcie Grace Eldridge (1905-1909)
    |   James Jesse Eldridge (1906-1909)
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    m 1911 Ellen Jane Dillon (1884-1935)
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    |   Dorothy Elizabeth Eldridge (1911-2002)
    |   m 1929 Norman Henry Provis (1907-1974)
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    |   |   Dulcie Jean Provis (1933-1934)
    |   |   Norma Provis (    -    )
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    |   Olive Winifred Eldridge (1913-1935)
    |   Florence Melva Eldridge (1915-1934)
    |   Elsie Jean Eldridge (1917-2008)
    |   m 1939 Keith William Cranage (1914-    )
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    |   |   Robert Cranage (1941-    )
    |   |   Lorraine Cranage (1944-    )
    |   |   Kerry Cranage (1950-    )
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    |   Lena Grace Eldridge (1920-1975)
    |   m 1941 William James Nice (1920-    )
    |   m (    ) (Unknown) Tan Sing (    -    )
    |   Edith Eveline Eldridge (1924-1939)
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    Jesse Eldridge (1875-1913)
    m 1902 Mary Agnes Frazer (1877-1964)
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    |   Irene Eldridge (1903-1991)
    |   m 1926 Charles Leavi Spinks (1895-1973)
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    |   |   Betty Irene Spinks (1927-2016)
    |   |   Laurence William Spinks (1930-    )
    |   |   Charles Ronald Spinks (1943-    )
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    |   Nellie Eldridge (1905-1988)
    |   Mona Eldridge (1907-1968)
    |   m 1929 Charles Ernest Pound (1905-1973)
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    |   |   Trevor Norman Pound (1930-2019)
    |   |   William Graham Pound (1934-    )
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    |   William Jesse Eldridge (1909-1999)
    |   m 1936 Frances Mary Farmer (1914-    )
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    |   |   Mary Dawn Eldridge (1937-    )
    |   |   m 1959 Keith William Booth (    -    )
    |   |   Helen Margaret Eldridge (1940-    )
    |   |   m 1962 John Wood (    -    )
    |   |   Robert Alexander Eldridge (1943-    )
    |   |   m 1968 Annette Irene Vendy (1948-2011)
    |   |   Russell William Eldridge (1950-    )
    |   |   m 1975 Barbara Gail Johnson (    -    )
    |   |   Janice Frances Eldridge (1953-    )
    |   |   m 1983 Paul Frederick Casey (    -    )
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    |   Edith Agnes Eldridge (1912-2015)
    |   m 1934 David Ernest Nichol (1913-2008)
    |       |
    |       Dorothy Joan Nichol (1934-    )
    |       Robert Ernest Nichol (1938-1973)
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    William Eldridge (1877-1930)
    m 1900 Minnie Stewart (1879-1956)
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    |   May Eldridge (1901-1984)
    |   David John Eldridge (1903-1977)
    |   m (    ) Lucy Agatha Ilott (1906-1974)
    |   m 1968 Alice Lindsell Barry (1905-1984)
    |   Jessie Eldridge (1905-1906)
    |   Agnes Eldridge (1907-1950)
    |   m 1933 Hugh Alexander Watson (1911-1988)
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    |   |   Ian Stewart Watson (1935-1999)
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    |   Laura Jean Eldridge (1910-    )
    |   m 1939 Julius Frederick Leypoldt (1911-1961)
    |   Margaret Eldridge (1912-1989)
    |   m 1935 John Leslie Crawford (1907-1995)
    |   Annie Eldridge (1916-1978)
    |   m 1942 Kenneth William Duncan (1908-1986)
    |   |   |
    |   |   William John Duncan (1943-1987)
    |   |   Peter Stewart Duncan (1945-    )
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    |   Roderick William Eldridge (1918-1996)
    |   m 1940 Dorothy Violet Cook (1922-    )
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    |   |   Wendy Jean Eldridge (1943-    )
    |   |   m (    ) Thomas Davies (    -    )
    |   |   Margaret Yvonne Eldridge (1946-    )
    |   |   m 1970 James Walter Crebbin (1939-    )
    |   |   Roderick Stewart Eldridge (1951-    )
    |   |   m 1982 Suzanne Joy Lauder (1955-    )
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    |   |       Deanna Emily Eldridge (1983-    )
    |   |       Daniel Stewart Eldridge (1987-    )
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    |   Norma Stewart Eldridge (1922-2012)
    |   m 1948 Johan Victor Alfred Erikson (1917-1986)
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    |   |   Mary Erikson (    -    )
    |   |   John Erikson (    -    )
    |   |   Joan Erikson (    -    )
    |   |   Andrew Erikson (    -    )
    |   |   Terry Erikson (    -    )
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    |   Marjorie Joan Eldridge (1924-    )
    |   m (    ) Daniel (Unknown) (    -    )
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    Spencer James Eldridge (1880-1918)
    m 1913 Annie Rose Scascighini (1890-1971)
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        Victor James Edgar Eldridge (1913-2004)
        m 1949 Yvonne Valerie Carne (1927-    )
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        |   Leigh Joanne Eldridge (1950-    )
        |   Gregory John Eldridge (1955-    )
        |   m (    ) Juliana Starmes (    -    )
        |   m 1978 Jeniffer Davis (    -    )
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        |       Michelle Nestor Eldridge (1980-    )
        |       (unknown)
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        |           Jacob Frank Eldridge (1997-    )
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        Thomas Norman Eldridge (1916-1990)
        m 1946 Jean Cockburn (1918-2009)
        Spencer James Eldridge (1918-1980)

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