WILLIAM ELDRIDGE 1779-1861


William Eldridge was baptised at Battle, Sussex on 6 Aug 1779. He married Sarah Mewett at Battle on 18 Aug 1800 and they were then both of that Parish. Sarah was the daughter of William Mewett and Sarah Simons and was baptised at Burwash in 1780. On the 1851 census at Whatlington William and Sarah were living with their son George and his wife Charlotte and their son Stephen. William is shown aged 72 born Battle and Sarah aged 75 born Burwash, Sussex.

Their daughter Eliza married Edward Hollands, son of John Hollands and Hannah Glazier on 20 Apr 1834 at Ashburnham, Sussex. They emigrated to Australia with six of their children leaving England on the Glen Isla on 25 Mar 1857 and arriving on 2 Jul 1857. Eliza died at Torryburn, Allyn River NSW on 6 Mar 1859. Edward died at the Benevolent Asylum, West Maitland, NSW on 30 May 1893.

Updated 4 March 2018


William Eldridge (1779-1861)
m 1800 Sarah Mewett (1780-    )
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    Sarah Eldridge (1801-    )
    m 1820 Samuel Watson (1801-    )
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    |   Delia Watson (1820-    )
    |   Charlotte Watson (1838-    )
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    William Eldridge (1803-    )
    m 1832 Phillis Parks (1801-1849)
    James Eldridge (1805-    )
    m (    ) Mary Eldridge (widow) (1810-    )
    John Eldridge (1808-    )
    Lydia Eldridge (1810-    )
    Eliza Eldridge (1814-1859)
    m 1834 Edward Hollands (1815-1893)
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    |   Jane Hollands (1834-1842)
    |   William Hollands (1837-    )
    |   Mary Anne Hollands (1839-1922)
    |   Cordelia Hollands (1842-1916)
    |   Caroline Hollands (1845-1927)
    |   Hannah Hollands (1845-1893)
    |   John Hollands (1848-1931)
    |   Henry Hollands (1851-1891)
    |   Edward Hollands (1855-1857)
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    Rebecca Eldridge (1816-1899)
    m 1835 Richard Thomas (1812-1886)
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    |   Mary Ann Eldridge/Thomas (1834-    )
    |   Charles Thomas (1836-    )
    |   James Thomas (1839-    )
    |   Selina Thomas (1842-    )
    |   Horace Thomas (1844-1901)
    |   Maria Thomas (1846-1847)
    |   Harriet Thomas (1848-    )
    |   Ellen Thomas (1850-    )
    |   Matilda Thomas (1852-    )
    |   Olive Thomas (1855-    )
    |   Frank Thomas (1857-1928)
    |   Alfred Thomas (1860-    )
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    George Eldridge (1820-    )
    m 1850 Charlotte Smith (1829-1865)
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    |   Stephen Smith/Eldridge (1845-    )
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    m 1867 Frances Matilda Ballard (1845-    )
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    |   Charlotte Eldridge (1868-    )
    |   Frances Matilda Eldridge (1870-    )
    |   Jane Rosina Eldridge (1873-    )
    |   m 1904 (Unknown) (    -    )
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    Isaac Eldridge (1823-    )
    m 1848 Elizabeth Selmes (1822-    )
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        William Eldridge (1848-    )
        Sarah Ann Eldridge (1850-    )
        John Eldridge (1852-    )
        Esther Eldridge (1853-1925)
        (unknown)
        |   |
        |   Mercy Eldridge (1876-    )
        |   Frank Eldridge (1880-1949)
        |   m 1906 Annie Elizabeth Wilkes (1881-1920)
        |       |
        |       Frank William Eldridge (1909-1915)
        |       Arthur J Eldridge (1913-    )
        |       Jack H Eldridge (1920-    )
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        m 1887 James Hilder (1843-1928)
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        |   John Hilder (1889-    )
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        Delia Eldridge (1855-    )
        Anne Hannah Charlotte Eldridge (1856-    )
        Julia Eldridge (1859-    )
        Harriett Matilda Eldridge (1861-    )
        Eliza Eldridge (1863-    )

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