WILLIAM ELDRIDGE 1787-1874


William Eldridge was born at Woollavington, Sussex, England. He was a toll gate keeper at Easebourne in 1851 and 1861 and a labourer in 1871. His death was registered at Midhurst late in 1888 aged 88. His wife Sarah lived on at Easebourne until 1884 when she died in 1884 also aged 88.

A great great grandson, John Vivian Eldridge, met and married his wife in South Africa while stationed with the RAF in Queenstown during WWII. They returned to England and later migrated to South Aftica with their two children, arriving at Cape Town on 7 Sep 1952 on the Warwick Castle.

Jane Eldridge and Daniel Venes
Jane Eldridge and Daniel Venes

Updated 17 February 2016


William Eldridge (1787-1874)
m (    ) Sarah (Unknown) (1797-1884)
    |
    John Eldridge (1821-1895)
    m 1845 Charlotte Venes (1823-1911)
    |   |
    |   John Eldridge (1846-1899)
    |   m 1874 Fanny Wade (1844-1929)
    |       |
    |       Florence Fanny Eldridge (1875-    )
    |       Alice Maud Eldridge (1876-1878)
    |       John Harold Eldridge (1878-    )
    |       m 1908 Caroline Julia Emily Ivory (1879-    )
    |           |
    |           Eric E Eldridge (1912-    )
    |
    Mary Ann Eldridge (1822-    )
    (speculation)
    |   |
    |   Henry Eldridge (1839-    )
    |
    Martha Eldsridge (1825-    )
    Jane Eldridge (1827-    )
    m 1847 Daniel Venes (1827-    )
    |   |
    |   Martha Venes (1847-    )
    |   Mary Anne Venes (1850-    )
    |   Daniel Venes (1853-    )
    |   Elizabeth Venes (1856-    )
    |   Sarah Jane Venes (1864-1894)
    |   James William Venes (1867-    )
    |
    James Eldridge (1829-    )
    William Eldridge (1831-    )
    m 1857 Eliza Baker (1836-    )
    |   |
    |   Newland Edwin Eldridge (1857-    )
    |   m 1897 Martha Bunting (1874-    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   Madeline Helen Eldridge (1898-    )
    |   |   Lilian Edwin Eldridge (1904-    )
    |   |
    |   Flora Eldridge (1859-1937)
    |   m 1890 Joseph Rumble (1861-1929)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Florence Sarah Jane Rumble (1891-    )
    |   |   Joseph George Rumble (1894-    )
    |   |   Nellie Rumble (1897-    )
    |   |   Arthur Rumble (1905-    )
    |   |
    |   Ellen Elizabeth Ford Eldridge (1860-    )
    |   (unknown)
    |   |   |
    |   |   Thomas Charles Eldridge (1881-1964)
    |   |   m 1903 Amelia Uttridge (1875-1933)
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Edward Charles Joseph Eldridge (1903-    )
    |   |   |   David George Thomas W Eldridge (1907-1998)
    |   |   |   m 1933 Cecilia Alice Rowland (1908-1993)
    |   |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   |   Patricia M Eldridge (1934-    )
    |   |   |   |   Shelegh M Eldridge (1936-    )
    |   |   |   |   Tony Eldridge (    -    )
    |   |   |   |
    |   |   |   Christopher Berkeley Eldridge (1909-1991)
    |   |   |   m 1932 Julia Agnes Wharton (1910-1991)
    |   |   |   John Vivian Eldridge (1910-1994)
    |   |   |   m (    ) Thelma Merle Webster (1923-    )
    |   |   |       |
    |   |   |       Vivienne Jennifer Eldridge (1945-    )
    |   |   |       m (    ) (Unknown) Dearlove (    -    )
    |   |   |       |   |
    |   |   |       |   Bruce Anthony Dearlove (1966-    )
    |   |   |       |   Bronwen Monica Dearlove (1968-    )
    |   |   |       |   Michael Ian Dearlove (1975-    )
    |   |   |       |
    |   |   |       Jeanne Elizabeth Eldridge (1948-    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   m 1934 Mary J Couchman (    -    )
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    |   Sarah Eliza Eldridge (1864-    )
    |   Martha Eldridge (1866-    )
    |   William Eldridge (1870-    )
    |   John Alfred Eldridge (1872-    )
    |   Albert Baker Eldridge (1874-    )
    |   Louisa Constance Eldridge (1876-    )
    |   m 1898 Alfred Edward Perry (    -    )
    |   |   |
    |   |   Nellie Louisa M Perry (1898-    )
    |   |
    |   Mary Ann Eldridge (1878-    )
    |   James Thomas Eldridge (1880-    )
    |
    Charlotte Maria Eldridge (1834-    )
    m 1853 Henry Hearsey (1834-    )
    |   |
    |   Mary Ann Hearsey (1855-    )
    |   Arthur Henry Hearsey (1857-    )
    |   Fanny Hearsey (1859-    )
    |   John Ford Hearsey (1860-    )
    |   Ellen Hearsey (1862-    )
    |   Martha Hearsey (1865-    )
    |   George Hearsey (1867-    )
    |   Charlotte Minnie Hearsey (1872-    )
    |
    Elizabeth Eldridge (1836-    )

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