ROBERT ELDRIDGE 1855-1926


Robert Eldridge was born at Southgate, Edmonton on 3 Sep 1855 the son of Robert Eldridge, a bricklayer and Remillion Greengrass. His parents had married on 25 Jul 1853 at Southgate and his father and grandfather Robert have a West Drayton ancestry.

Robert and his parents were living at Chase Side, Edmonton when the 1871 census was taken. He was a bricklayer when he married Emma Cook on 16 Jun 1880 at Southgate and Robert and Emma were at 45 Travers Road, Edmonton, for the 1881 census. Five of their children and Emma herself and other descendents are known to have migrated to Australia.

  1. Robert was an Estate Agent who died at Geelong West, Victoria on 9 May 1950 aged 69. His death registration showns he as born in London England, was married at Wood Green, London and lived 38 years in VIC. He migrated with his brother Christopher to VIC on the Gothic departing London on 29 Feb 1912 and arriving in April 1912. He was divorced from his wife Florence who migrated with their two children and her parents and her grandmother on the Corinthic departing London on 2 Aug 1912 and arriving Hobart, TAS on 14 Sep 1912.
  2. Christopher Hiram married at All Saints Church, Petersham, New South Wales on 27 May 1916 to Florence Gordon Nelson, the daughter of Arthur David Nelson and Phoebe Peacock. Christopher was a bricklayer with his usual residence being at Prahran, Victoria. He showed his birth place as Southgate England. He died in at Ormond, VIC on 19 Mar 1966 aged 83 and was shown as having lived 50 years in VIC. Florence died in SA on 30 Mar 1976.
  3. Remillion died at Toorak, VIC on 4 Nov 1966 aged 81. She had married in Capetown, South Africa and her death registration shows she had lived 54 years in VIC.
  4. Fred Leonard married Ada Gladys Holt at Wood Green, England on 20 June 1915. They migrated to VIC on the Themistocles arriving in August 1920. Fred died at Carrum, VIC on 4 Sep 1965.
  5. William Cecil migrated to Tasmania with his mother Emma. They are shown as Mrs E and Master W Eldridge on the passenger list when they travelled from Tilbury, London on the Makarini departing 14 Nov 1912 and arriving at Melbourne in Dec 1912. She married Charles Henry Wakeling on 1 Apr 1925 and she died on 20 Oct 1944. William Cecil died on 25 Aug 1965 at Surfers Paradise, QLD and was cremated on 31 Aug 1965 at Cornelian Bay, TAS. His wife Eva May died in Sep 1999. They both have memorials in the Niche Wall at Derwent Gardens, TAS.
Christopher Hiram Eldridge
Christopher Hiram Eldridge

Richard Eldridge, a half brother of Robert's father Robert, migrated to Australia from London on 29 Aug 1873 on the 670 ton Alexandrina and arrived at Rockhampton Queensland on 7 Dec 1873 and he was recorded as a single male assisted passenger aged 20. He was shown as a bootmaker aged 24 born at Bayswater, Middlesex, England the son of Robert Eldridge with his mother unknown when he married on 25 Jul 1876 at Rockhampton to Emma Cameron, a widow aged 34. She was shown as the daughter of Thomas McCaul and Sarah Ann Walker and was born in Essex, England. They had one child, Elizabeth born on 10 Mar 1878 at Springsure QLD. Richard died on 13 Sep 1881 and Emma later remarried on 30 Sep 1887 at Charters Towers to John Williams. She was then shown as aged 46 the daughter of Thomas Cole and Sarah Ann Walker. Emma died on 15 Nov 1903.

Elizabeth married on 3 Mar 1897 to James Hill McPherson, a sugar boiler born on 30 Oct 1865 at Lanarkshire, Scotland. They had nine children. James died on 31 Jan 1944 at Innisfail QLD and Elizabeth on 20 Oct 1953 at Brisbane QLD.


Emma Williams (formally Eldridge and Cameron, nee Cole),
Elizabeth McPherson (nee Eldridge), Richard James McPherson
and James Hill McPherson seated with possibly Emma's
step-grandchildren Norman, Winifred & Angus Johnson behind
1901 photo courtesy of Jenny McPherson

Updated 7 July 2020


William Eldridge (    -1679)
m (    ) Alice (Unknown) (    -1708)
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    George Eldridge (1663-1743)
    m 1689 Mary Draper (    -1710)
    |   |
    |   George Eldridge (1690-1767)
    |   m (    ) Elizabeth (Unknown) (    -1762)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Mary Eldridge (1711-    )
    |   |   Elizabeth Eldridge (1713-    )
    |   |   Susanna Eldridge (1715-1716)
    |   |   Alice Eldridge (1716-    )
    |   |   m 1734 Thomas Stockbridge (    -    )
    |   |   George Eldridge (1718-    )
    |   |   m 1758 Martha Berriss (    -    )
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Elizabeth Eldridge (1759-    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   William Eldridge (1720-1794)
    |   |   m (    ) Elizabeth (Unknown) (    -1771)
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    |   |   |   George Eldridge (1745-1815)
    |   |   |   m 1770 Elizabeth Mathew (1744-1823)
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    |   |   |   |   John Eldridge (1771-1830)
    |   |   |   |   Elizabeth Eldridge (1774-    )
    |   |   |   |   George Eldridge (1776-    )
    |   |   |   |   William Eldridge (1778-1779)
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Mary Eldridge (1747-    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   Anne Eldridge (1723-    )
    |   |   John Eldridge (1726-    )
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    |   William Eldridge (1692-    )
    |   m 1714 Mary Taylor (    -    )
    |   Anne Eldridge (1695-1697)
    |   Mary Eldridge (1697-    )
    |   John Eldridge (1699-1743)
    |   m 1727 Mary Barney (    -1741)
    |   |   |
    |   |   John Eldridge (1727-1727)
    |   |   John Eldridge (1729-1731)
    |   |   Mary Eldridge (1731-    )
    |   |   Charles Eldridge (1734-1741)
    |   |   Alice Eldridge (1737-1741)
    |   |   Ann Eldridge (1739-    )
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    |   m 1742 Hannah Clarke (1704-1793)
    |   |   |
    |   |   John Eldridge (1742-1742)
    |   |   Thomas Eldridge (1744-1744)
    |   |   John Eldridge (1745-    )
    |   |   Thomas Eldridge (1747-1819)
    |   |   William Eldridge (1751-1823)
    |   |   m 1774 Sarah Christmas (    -    )
    |   |       |
    |   |       Sarah Eldridge (1775-    )
    |   |       Sophia Eldridge (1778-    )
    |   |       Hannah Eldridge (1780-    )
    |   |       William Warick Eldridge (1783-1854)
    |   |       m (    ) Mary (Unknown) (1779-1857)
    |   |       |   |
    |   |       |   Robert Eldridge (1806-1859)
    |   |       |   m 1827 Mary Knock (1801-1840)
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    |   |       |   |   Joseph Eldridge (1829-1892)
    |   |       |   |   m 1851 Ellen Death (1827-1903)
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    |   |       |   |   |   James Eldridge (1861)-    )
    |   |       |   |   |   m 1885 Sarah Bush (1860-    )
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    |   |       |   |   |   |   Winifred Sarah Eldridge (1898-1981)
    |   |       |   |   |   |   m 1916 Frank Wilfred Holleyman (1892-1949)
    |   |       |   |   |   |       |
    |   |       |   |   |   |       Wilfred Frank Holleyman (1916-1978)
    |   |       |   |   |   |       Ronald J Holleyman (1920-1925)
    |   |       |   |   |   |       Gerald Frederick Holleyman (1922-2002)
    |   |       |   |   |   |       Doris W Holleyman (1923-    )
    |   |       |   |   |   |       Richard E Holleyman (1926-    )
    |   |       |   |   |   |       Enid Valerie Holleyman (1930-2001)
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    |   |       |   |   |   Eliza Mary Eldridge (1863-    )
    |   |       |   |   |   m 1885 Henry Webb (1862-    )
    |   |       |   |   |
    |   |       |   |   Robert Eldridge (1831-1900)
    |   |       |   |   m 1853 Remilliam Greengrass (1819-1883)
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    |   |       |   |   |   Robert Eldridge (1855-1926)
    |   |       |   |   |   m 1880 Emma Cook (1860-1944)
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    |   |       |   |   |       Robert Eldridge (1881-1950)
    |   |       |   |   |       m 1904 Florence Louisa Ward Moore (1886-1950)
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    |   |       |   |   |       |   Robert Eldridge (1906-1977)
    |   |       |   |   |       |   Sissie Florence Eldridge (1908-1992)
    |   |       |   |   |       |   m 1933 Richard Charles Hinton (1897-1971)
    |   |       |   |   |       |       |
    |   |       |   |   |       |       Warwick Hinton (    -    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |       Jan Hinton (    -    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |       Julie Hinton (    -    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |       Judith Lorraine Hinton (    -1955)
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    |   |       |   |   |       Christopher Hiram Eldridge (1883-1966)
    |   |       |   |   |       m 1916 Florence Gordon Nelson (1885-1976)
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    |   |       |   |   |       |   Florence Gordon Eldridge (1918-1988)
    |   |       |   |   |       |   m 1940 Ronald Marshall Caffin (1914-1999)
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    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   Lindsay Ronald Caffin (1943-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   Susan Margaret Caffin (1945-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   Elizabeth Anne Caffin (1947-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   Christopher Marshall Caffin (1948-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   Janet Marie Caffin (1954-    )
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    |   |       |   |   |       |   Christopher James Eldridge (1920-1991)
    |   |       |   |   |       |   m 1946 Mavis Eileen Davis (1924-1999)
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    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   Jennifer Grace Eldridge (1947-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   m 1969 Ian David Pettit (    -    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   m 1976 Kevin Richards (    -    )
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    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   |   Stephen Richards (1976-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   |   Douglas Richards (1978-    )
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    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   John Francis Eldridge (1948-2014)
    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   m 1970 Bronwyn English Hoy (1950-    )
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    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   |   Susan English Eldridge (1973-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   |   m 1998 Anton Nicholas DeWeger (1972-    )
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    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   |   |   Nicholas Ryde DeWeger (2003-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   |   |   Marcus John DeWeger (2006-    )
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    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   |   Joanne Frances Eldridge (1976-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   |   m 2000 Christopher Dennis Holloway (1977-    )
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    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   |       Olivia Grace Holloway (2004-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   |       William Patrick Holloway (2009-    )
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    |   |       |   |   |       |   |   Ian James Eldridge (1951-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |   |
    |   |       |   |   |       |   m 1982 Jean Evelyn Laurence (1916-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |   m 1987 Nancy Valmai Currie (1933-1999)
    |   |       |   |   |       |   Donald William Eldridge (1928-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |   m 1955 Constance Valerie Pritchard (1929-2001)
    |   |       |   |   |       |       |
    |   |       |   |   |       |       Penelope Jane Eldridge (1958-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |       m 1978 Paul Stuart Wilson (1956-    )
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    |   |       |   |   |       |       |   Michelle Kirsty Wilson (1990-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |       |
    |   |       |   |   |       |       Wendy Faye Eldridge (1960-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |       m 1981 Michael Stuart Bell (1958-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |           |
    |   |       |   |   |       |           Luke Jeremy Bell (1984-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |           Mathew Leon Bell (1986-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |           Benjamin James Bell (1988-    )
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    |   |       |   |   |       Remillion Eldridge (1885-1966)
    |   |       |   |   |       m 1910 Percy Wilson (1885-1975)
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    |   |       |   |   |       |   Norman George Wilson (1911-1992)
    |   |       |   |   |       |   Marjorie Doris Wilson (1916-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |   Dennis Percy Wilson (1927-2000)
    |   |       |   |   |       |
    |   |       |   |   |       Fred Leonard Eldridge (1887-1965)
    |   |       |   |   |       m 1915 Ada Gladys Holt (1891-1958)
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    |   |       |   |   |       |   Cyril Herbert Eldridge (1922-1922)
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    |   |       |   |   |       m 1959 Daisy Elizabeth Williams (1898-1983)
    |   |       |   |   |       Herbert George Eldridge (1892-1915)
    |   |       |   |   |       William Cecil Eldridge (1899-1965)
    |   |       |   |   |       m 1922 Eva May Crooks (1901-1999)
    |   |       |   |   |           |
    |   |       |   |   |           Marjory Eva Eldridge (1925-    )
    |   |       |   |   |           m (    ) Ronald Lidster (1920-1995)
    |   |       |   |   |           |   |
    |   |       |   |   |           |   Peter Lidster (    -    )
    |   |       |   |   |           |   Shane Lidster (    -    )
    |   |       |   |   |           |   Jenny Lidster (    -    )
    |   |       |   |   |           |
    |   |       |   |   |           Dorothy May Eldridge (1925-2001)
    |   |       |   |   |           m (    ) G Hughes (    -    )
    |   |       |   |   |           m (    ) Clarence Raymond Stocks (1927-2000)
    |   |       |   |   |           William Cecil Eldridge (1933-2011)
    |   |       |   |   |           m (    ) Prudence Gail Beattie (1937-2000)
    |   |       |   |   |           |   |
    |   |       |   |   |           |   Julie-Anne Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |       |   |   |           |   (unknown)
    |   |       |   |   |           |   |   |
    |   |       |   |   |           |   |   Kathryn Gail Eldridge (1983-    )
    |   |       |   |   |           |   |
    |   |       |   |   |           |   (unknown)
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    |   |       |   |   |           |   |   Barry John Eldridge (1995-    )
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    |   |       |   |   |           |   Steven James Eldridge (1966-    )
    |   |       |   |   |           |   m 1987 Tanya Jane Grice (1968-    )
    |   |       |   |   |           |       |
    |   |       |   |   |           |       Kaitlynd Jane Eldridge (1989-    )
    |   |       |   |   |           |       Daniel William Eldridge (1992-    )
    |   |       |   |   |           |
    |   |       |   |   |           m (    ) Diana Crowther (Unknown) (1923-2007)
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    |   |       |   |   m 1889 Julia Ann Wade (1854-1934)
    |   |       |   |   |   |
    |   |       |   |   |   Alfred Eldridge (1889-    )
    |   |       |   |   |   Harry Eldridge (1891-    )
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    |   |       |   |   William Eldridge (1833-1833)
    |   |       |   |   Susannah Eldridge (1834-    )
    |   |       |   |   m 1855 Henry Williamson (1831-    )
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    |   |       |   |   |   Harry Williamson (1865-    )
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    |   |       |   |   Hiram Eldridge (1837-    )
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    |   |       |   m 1846 Mary Ann Brown (1821-    )
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    |   |       |   |   William Eldridge (1849-1894)
    |   |       |   |   m 1878 Elizabeth Gillett (1851-1923)
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    |   |       |   |   |   William James Eldridge (1879-    )
    |   |       |   |   |   m 1901 Jucy Jessie Dowling (1876-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       |
    |   |       |   |   |       William Dowling Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |       |   |   |       Winifred Lucy Eldridge (1902-1982)
    |   |       |   |   |       Maud Eldridge (1910-    )
    |   |       |   |   |       m 1929 Thomas William Spackman Smith (1907-    )
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    |   |       |   |   Richard Eldridge (1853-1881)
    |   |       |   |   m 1876 Emma Cole (1837-1903)
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    |   |       |   |       Elizabeth Eldridge (1878-1953)
    |   |       |   |       m 1897 James Hill McPherson (1865-1944)
    |   |       |   |           |
    |   |       |   |           Richard James McPherson (1899-1970)
    |   |       |   |           Robert McPherson (1901-1968)
    |   |       |   |           Margaret McPherson (1904-1987)
    |   |       |   |           Thomas McPherson (1906-1976)
    |   |       |   |           Elizabeth McPherson (1908-1908)
    |   |       |   |           Alexander McPherson (1914-1994)
    |   |       |   |           Samuel McPherson (1916-1917)
    |   |       |   |           David McPherson (1917-1917)
    |   |       |   |           William McPherson (1920-1994)
    |   |       |   |
    |   |       |   Susannah Eldridge (1813-1822)
    |   |       |   Thomas Eldridge (1817-1898)
    |   |       |   m 1840 Eliza Bradbury (1818-1873)
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    |   |       |       Mary Ann Eldridge (1841-1892)
    |   |       |       m 1867 James Felmingham (    -    )
    |   |       |       Sarah Sophia Eldridge (1844-1845)
    |   |       |       William Thomas Eldridge (1846-1847)
    |   |       |       Amelia Eldridge (1848-1877)
    |   |       |       m 1867 James Craddock (    -    )
    |   |       |       Thomas Eldridge (1852-    )
    |   |       |       m 1875 Sarah Jane Bridges (1846-1910)
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    |   |       |       |   Herbert George Eldridge (1877-    )
    |   |       |       |   m 1907 Kate Mills (1876-    )
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    |   |       |       |       Walter H Eldridge (1914-    )
    |   |       |       |
    |   |       |       Herbert John Eldridge (1856-    )
    |   |       |       Joseph Lockhart Eldridge (1859-1874)
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    |   |       Sukey Elizabeth Eldridge (1787-1847)
    |   |       m 1828 William Rich (1793-1868)
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    |   |       |   Harriet Rich (1827-1871)
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    |   |       Mary Eldridge (1790-    )
    |   |       Ann Eldridge (1793-    )
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    |   Ann Eldridge (1701-    )
    |   Richard Eldridge (1707-1728)
    |
    Anne Eldridge (1673-    )
    Alice Eldridge (1675-    )

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