Richard Eldridge was a boot and shoemaker of Westminster and Greenwich. He married Sarah Scamon, nee Moore, in 1856 showing his father as Richard Eldridge, a boot maker. He may be the base born Richard Eldridge, son of Sarah Eldridge born 19 Apr 1829 and baptised 18 May 1829 at St Paul, Covent Garden, Westminster. Richard's wife Sarah died in 1889 in Greenwich aged 66 and Richard died there in 1906 aged 77. Their son Richard George John Eldridge was born in Pimlico, London in 1865. He was a telegraph messanger in 1881 and later a postman. In 1886 he married Sara Jane Wackett who was born at Greenwich in 1863. They had seven children at Greenwich between 1887 and 1904. The last, Ernest Charles Eldridge, married Eileen Lena Claire Stanhope Bedding in 1928 and they migrated with their four children to Western Australia on the Dorsetshire from Liverpool to Fremantle arriving on 17 Jan 1949. Their fifth child was born in WA.
Updated 21 March 2016
Richard Eldridge (1829-1906) m 1856 Sarah Moore (1823-1889) | Richard George John Eldridge (1865-1931) m 1886 Sara Jane Wackett (1863- ) | Edith Rachel Eldridge (1887-1894) Richard William Eldridge (1889-1951) m 1918 Agnes Fancett (1891-1981) | | | Betty E Eldridge (1922- ) | m 1943 William H Boyd ( - ) | Herbert John Eldridge (1892- ) m 1920 Dorothy Helen Ridley (1895- ) | | | Dorothy E A Eldridge (1921- ) | m 1940 Geoffrey S Weale ( - ) | | | | | Richard J Weale (1946- ) | | | Helen Marie L Eldridge (1923- ) | Audrey M Eldridge (1926- ) | m 1948 Jack Holloway ( - ) | | | | | Anne Holloway (1951- ) | | Nigel Holloway (1955- ) | | | Raymond J Eldridge (1928- ) | m 1953 Doreen Wiffen ( - ) | | | Susan D Eldridge (1955- ) | Julia L Eldridge (1958- ) | Tracy J Eldridge (1961- ) | Ada Eldridge (1894-1988) m 1922 Edward Leonard Blay ( - ) | | | Vera Edith Blay (1923- ) | Walter George Eldridge (1896-1970) m 1924 Violet Eleanor Denton (1897- ) | | | Walter W R Eldridge (1924- ) | Violet Florence Eldridge (1929-1999) | m 1951 Neil F Marsden ( - ) | | | Neil Marsden (1954- ) | Leonie Marsden (1957- ) | Derek Marsden (1967- ) | Ethel Constance Eldridge (1898-1995) m 1920 Arthur Edward Nice (1898-1989) | | | Joan Ethel Ada Nice (1922- ) | Olive Edith Florence Nice (1926- ) | Ernest Charles Eldridge (1904-1971) m 1928 Eileen Lena Claire Stanhope Bedding (1911- ) | Sheila Kathleen Eldridge (1928- ) m 1949 Denys Sydney Boast (1931- ) m 1958 Norman Derek Newbey ( - ) m ( ) Ernest Hubert Chaplin ( - ) Charles Richard Henry Eldridge (1931- ) m 1952 Constance Valencia Moore ( - ) | | | Richard Eldridge (1962-1962) | Robert Ernest Eldridge (1933- ) m 1955 Gladys Lucille Francis (1940-2013) | | | Christine Susanne Eldridge ( - ) | Robert Eldridge ( - ) | Thrisa Eldridge ( - ) | Noreen Ann Eldridge (1936- ) m 1955 Alexander Stocks ( - ) Moiya Diane Estelle Eldridge ( - ) m ( ) (Unknown) McAtee ( - )