JOSIAH RUPERT ELDRIDGE 1892-1970


photo of Joe and Mary Eldridge
Joe and Mary Eldridge circa 1960's

Josiah Rupert Eldridge was born at Crescent Farm Binda on 23 Jan 1892. He moved with his family to Narrandera and first worked for Lincolns Brewery before returning to the Crookwell area to work. He enlisted in the Army at Crookwell in World War One and left Sydney for overseas service on the Beltans on 25 Nov 1916. He fell ill on route and disembarked at Fremantle. Following his discharge as medically unfit on 7 Mar 1917 he returned to the grazing property of his brother Walter Charles. He then settled at Narrandera where he married Mary Ann Hill on 14 Apr 1919. Mary was born at Colinroobie on 18 Apr 1900 the daughter of Elizabeth Anne Adams. In 1930 George William Robert, the son of Mary Ann Hill, became his lawful issue. Joe worked for the N.S.W. Government Railways for 32 years. He died at Narrandera on 5 Mar 1970 and Mary at Narrandera on 6 Feb 1984.

Updated 27 September 2019


James Eldridge (1772-1860)
m 1817 Mary Hancox (1780-    )
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    Descendants born in Australia
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    William Eldridge (1815-1900)
    m 1842 Jane Cramp (1824-1903)
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        James Jury Eldridge (1845-1918)
        m 1869 Matilda Sophia Payne (1850-1921)
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            Josiah Rupert Eldridge (1892-1970)
            m 1919 Mary Anne Hill (1900-1984)
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                George William Robert Eldridge (1918-2011)
                m 1949 Betty Elaine Geary (1927-    )
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                |   Robert George Eldridge (1952-    )
                |   m 2009 Karen June Derkenne (1956-    )
                |   Neil William Eldridge (1954-    )
                |   m 1981 Annette Louise Shaw (1956-    )
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                |   |   Lachlan John Eldridge (1986-    )
                |   |   Jarrod William Eldridge (1989-    )
                |   |   m 2014 Jessica Fay Moellmer (1990-    )
                |   |   Hannah Louise Eldridge (1992-    )
                |   |   Morgan James Eldridge (1994-    )
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                |   Jeanette Elaine Eldridge (1959-2012)
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                Thora Dorothy Eldridge (1920-1969)
                m 1942 Donald Hope Edenborough (1917-1991)
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                |   Donald George Bruce Edenborough (1944-    )
                |   Stuart John Edenborough (1946-    )
                |   Marylinne Alicea Edenborough (1950-    )
                |   Wendy Joy Edenborough (1955-    )
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                Marjorie Joyce Eldridge (1921-1989)
                m 1943 Clive Lindsay Thornton (1921-2005)
                m 1949 James Malcolm McCallum (1913-1992)
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                    Leonard James McCallum (1952-    )
                    Rodney George McCallum (1954-    )

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