WILLIAM ELDRIDGE 1780-????


William Eldridge was born on 28 Oct 1780 at Ipswich, Suffolk, England. He married Mary Keble (or Keeble) on 23 Feb 1802 at Saint Leonards, Storeditch. It is thought that they had sixteen children, the first four being baptised at St Mary, Marylebone Road, St Marylebone, London with the next eight at Saint James, Paddington, London and the last four at Old Church, Saint Pancras. The 1841 census shows William was an Attorney's clerk and in 1851 a Solitcitor's Clerk. His brother Thomas was a surgeon's assistant who mentions siblings William, Samuel and Mary in his 1849 will.

Their son William was a Barrister and his widow Mary left an estate of over £21,000 in 1894 with much of it being bequested to a variety of Hospitals and other charitable organisations.

Their daughter Jane married William Upton on 24 Jun 1842 at Old Church, Saint Pancras, London. They emigrated from London to Launceston Tasmania on the brig Adelaide and arrived on 8 Nov 1842. Their first six children were born at Launceston prior to the family moving to Geelong Victoria in 1853 where their other three children were born.

Their daughter Frances emigrated to Australia as she was the mother of Henry Eldridge, born on 12 Oct 1857 at Richmond VIC. He is thought to have migrated on 13 Oct 1884 to Dunedin, New Zealand.

Their daughter Sophia emigrated to Victoria, Australia on the Swiftsure arriving in Apr 1862 and shown aged 37. She died at Kyneton, VIC in 1910 and was shown aged 85.

Their great grandson Walter Ricketts Eldridge was born at St Pancras, London, England. He was a drapers assistant when the 1901 census was taken and he migrated to Victoria, Australia on the Morea arriving in Aug 1910. He married Annie Susan Scott at Toorak, VIC when he was aged 70 and he died at 282 Domain Road, South Yarra, VIC on 7 Jan 1953 and was cremated on 8 Jan 1953 at Springvale Crematorium. He was show as a manufactueres agent on his death registration.

William Upton
William Upton
Jane Upton nee Eldridge
Jane Upton nee Eldridge
Frances Eldridge
Frances Eldridge
Updated 17 December 2018


Thomas Eldridge (    -    )
m (    ) Susanna (Unknown) (    -    )
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    William Eldridge (1780-    )
    m 1802 Mary Keble (    -    )
    |   |
    |   William Eldridge (1802-1869)
    |   m 1830 Mary Jenkins (1811-1894)
    |   |   |
    |   |   William Eldridge (1831-    )
    |   |   Louisa Eldridge (1833-1881)
    |   |   m 1871 Arthur Eldridge (1846-1891)
    |   |   Edward Eldridge (1839-    )
    |   |   Charles Eldridge (1848-    )
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    |   Mary Ann Eldridge (1805-1876)
    |   m 1841 Charles Stephen Pierotti (1813-1870)
    |   Elizabeth Eldridge (1806-    )
    |   m 1838 Jess William Powell (1810-    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   Elizabeth Mary Powell (1839-    )
    |   |   Jesse William Powell (1841-1841)
    |   |   Marian Powell (1842-    )
    |   |   Jesse Stephen Powell (1844-1877)
    |   |   Emily Jane Powell (1845-    )
    |   |   Hellen Louisa Powell (1849-    )
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    |   Eleanor Eldridge (1808-1893)
    |   m 1841 Robert Sweeting (1810-1885)
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    |   |   Charles Morris Sweeting (1842-1871)
    |   |   Robert David Sweeting (1844-1886)
    |   |   Eleanor Alice Sweeting (1845-1895)
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    |   Thomas Eldridge (1810-    )
    |   Thomas Eldridge (1812-1884)
    |   m 1835 Catherine Kirby (1813-1894)
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    |   |   Thomas Eldridge (1836-    )
    |   |   Catherine Jane Eldridge (1837-    )
    |   |   m 1864 Walter William Woolnough (1841-1914)
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    |   |   |   Florence Mary Woolnough (1867-    )
    |   |   |   Ellen Emily Woolnough (1868-    )
    |   |   |   Charles Walter Woolnough (1869-    )
    |   |   |   Mabel Catherine Woolnough (1870-    )
    |   |   |   Francis James Woolnough (1872-    )
    |   |   |   Percy Thomas Woolnough (1873-    )
    |   |   |   Stanley William Woolnough (1874-    )
    |   |   |   Elsa Fanny Woolnough (1877-    )
    |   |   |   Alfred Ernest Woolnough (1879-    )
    |   |   |   Philip George Woolnough (1880-    )
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    |   |   Charles Eldridge (1839-    )
    |   |   m 1863 Emily Reader (1844-    )
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    |   |   |   Emily Georgiana Eldridge (1864-    )
    |   |   |   Thomas Reader Eldridge (1866-1951)
    |   |   |   m 1909 Louisa Hedges (1878-1946)
    |   |   |       |
    |   |   |       Charles John Eldridge (1911-1969)
    |   |   |       Thomas L Eldridge (1914-1919)
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    |   |   Mary Ann Eldridge (1841-    )
    |   |   m 1875 James Dickie (1838-1891)
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    |   |   |   Maud Louisa Dickie (1876-    )
    |   |   |   Ethel Mary Dickie (1877-    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   (female) Eldridge (1842-1842)
    |   |   Edwin Eldridge (1844-1879)
    |   |   m 1867 Emily Margaret Hudson (1848-1886)
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    |   |   |   Ernest Edwin Eldridge (1868-    )
    |   |   |   m 1898 Sophia Flora Scotti (1866-    )
    |   |   |   Herbert William Eldridge (1870-    )
    |   |   |   Frank Eldridge (1871-    )
    |   |   |   m 1898 Ethel Mary Dickie (1878-    )
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    |   |   |   |   Evelyn Mary Eldridge (1901-    )
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    |   |   |   Louisa Emily Eldridge (1873-1876)
    |   |   |   Katherine Eldridge (1875-1971)
    |   |   |   m 1899 Frank Wooff (1871-1929)
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    |   |   |   |   Una Wooff (1900-    )
    |   |   |   |   Leo Wooff (1901-1987)
    |   |   |   |   Iris Wooff (1904-1994)
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Adeline Eldridge (1878-1881)
    |   |   |   Florence Emily Eldridge (1879-    )
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    |   |   Arthur Eldridge (1846-1891)
    |   |   m 1871 Louisa Eldridge (1823-1881)
    |   |   George Eldridge (1848-    )
    |   |   William Eldridge (1849-    )
    |   |   m 1879 Sarah Elizabeth Barnes (1848-    )
    |   |   Henry Eldridge (1851-    )
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    |   John Eldridge (1814-    )
    |   m 1838 Elizabeth Hooton (1820-    )
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    |   |   John Frederick Eldridge (1840-1890)
    |   |   m 1861 Elizabeth Arnold (1839-    )
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    |   |   |   Ethel Gertrude Eldridge (1863-1899)
    |   |   |   m 1885 Thomas Edmund Jones (1859-1940)
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    |   |   |   |   Thomas Edmund Jones (1886-    )
    |   |   |   |   Dorothy Ethel F Jones (1893-    )
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    |   |   |   Florence Edith Eldridge (1865-    )
    |   |   |   m 1908 Solomon Alexander Gilbert Cox (1871-1922)
    |   |   |   Edward Ernest Eldridge (1870-    )
    |   |   |   Frederick Wyndham A Eldridge (1872-    )
    |   |   |   m 1904 Lilian Pendle (    -    )
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    |   |   m 1876 Emily Jane Legassick Bromage (1848-1933)
    |   |   Alfred Eldridge (1844-1914)
    |   |   m 1877 Anna Susan Hutchings (1849-1922)
    |   |       |
    |   |       Alfred George Eldridge (1877-    )
    |   |       Walter Ricketts Eldridge (1880-1953)
    |   |       m 1951 Annie Susan Scott (    -1969)
    |   |       Elizabeth Mary Eldridge (1881-    )
    |   |       Beatrice Emma Eldridge (1883-    )
    |   |       m 1911 Herbert John Welton (1878-    )
    |   |       Harry Simmons Eldridge (1889-    )
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    |   Jane Eldridge (1815-1889)
    |   m 1842 William Upton (1817-1884)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Jane Upton (1843-1921)
    |   |   Mary Elizabeth Upton (1845-1939)
    |   |   Robert William Upton (1847-1853)
    |   |   Louisa Sarah Upton (1849-1853)
    |   |   Louisa Upton (1850-1886)
    |   |   Thomas Upton (1852-1902)
    |   |   William Charles Upton (1854-1930)
    |   |   Henry Upton (1855-1936)
    |   |   Frances Eleanor Upton (1858-1929)
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    |   Louisa Eldridge (1817-    )
    |   Emma Eldridge (1818-    )
    |   Frances Eldridge (1821-    )
    |   Frances Eldridge (1822-1911)
    |   (Unknown)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Henry Eldridge (1857-    )
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    |   Sophia Eldridge (1824-1910)
    |   Edward Eldridge (1825-1825)
    |   George Eldridge (1827-1827)
    |   Henry Eldridge (1829-1915)
    |
    Thomas Eldridge (1783-1856)
    Samuel Eldridge (    -    )
    Mary Eldridge (    -    )

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