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Descendant's report for Susanna Eldridge [Packham], daughter of Richard Packham and Mary Packham [Fuller]
Generation No. 1
  1. Susanna Eldridge [Packham] was the daughter of Richard Packham and Mary Packham [Fuller]. She was born 1724 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 25th Jul 1724 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard Peckham and Mary Peckham
  She married William Eldridge on 26th Apr 1750 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. He was born c 1725. They had the following children:
2 iJohn who was born 1756 at Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. John Eldridge, farm labourer was the son of William Eldridge and Susanna Eldridge [Peckham]. He was born 1756 at Sussex
  He married Katharine Powell on 24th Dec 1784 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was born 1760 to 1765 at Sussex. They had the following children:
  iElizabeth who was born 1785 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 26th Jun 1785 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
3 iiSarah who was born 1786 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 31st Dec 1786 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
4 iiiJohn who was born 1788 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 21st Dec 1788 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
5 ivWilliam who was born 1791 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 10th Apr 1791 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  vAnn who was born 1794 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 25th Dec 1794 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  viJohn who was born 1801 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 29th Mar 1801 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  3. Sarah Collins [Eldridge] was the daughter of John Eldridge, farm labourer and Katharine Eldridge [Powell]. She was born 1786 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 31st Dec 1786 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  She married David Collins on 15th Apr 1812 at All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex. He was born 1789. They had the following children:
6 iMartha who was born 1813 at Heathfield, Sussex; died 1885
   
  4. John Eldridge, farm labourer was the son of John Eldridge, farm labourer and Katharine Eldridge [Powell]. He was born 1788 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 21st Dec 1788 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  He married (1) Philadelphia Blackman on 5th Apr 1812 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was born c 1790. They had the following children:
  iPhiladelphia who was born c Aug 1812 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 16th Aug 1812 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiAnn who was born 1815 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 18th Jun 1815 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiElizabeth who was born 1817 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Apr 1817 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  ivSarah who was born 1819 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 11th Apr 1819 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  vMary Ann who was born 1822 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 25th Aug 1822 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  He married (2) Katherine Verrall on 5th Dec 1823 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was born 1799 at Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJohn who was born 1824 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 9th May 1824 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiMartha who was born 1826 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 26th Feb 1826 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiWilliam who was born 1828 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Feb 1828 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  ivJane Caroline who was born 1831 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 30th Oct 1831 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  vJonathan who was born 1834 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 9th Feb 1834 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
   
  5. William Eldridge, farmer was the son of John Eldridge, farm labourer and Katharine Eldridge [Powell]. He was born 1791 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 10th Apr 1791 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  He married Sarah ..... on c 1814. She was born 1794 at Mayfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 4
  6. Martha Bridger [Collins] was the daughter of David Collins and Sarah Collins [Eldridge]. She was born 1813 at Heathfield, Sussex; died 1885
  She married John Bridger on 29th Jan 1832 at St. John the Baptist, Penshurst, Kent. He was the son of unknown father and Elizabeth Bridger. He was born 5th Jan 1802 at Chiddingstone, Kent; died 1886 at Sevenoaks, Kent. They had the following children:
  iMartha who was born Feb 1832 at Penshurst, Kent; christened 26th Feb 1832 St. John the Baptist, Penshurst, Kent
7 iiEliza who was born 1834 at Penshurst, Kent; christened 19th Jan 1834 St. John the Baptist, Penshurst, Kent
8 iiiFrederick who was born 1836 at Leigh, Kent
  ivAnn who was born 1837 at Penshurst, Kent; christened 17th Dec 1837 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
  vFrances who was born 1839 at Penshurst, Kent; christened 15th Dec 1839 St. John the Baptist, Penshurst, Kent
9 viGeorge who was born Sep 1841 at Penshurst, Kent
  viiSarah who was born 1843 at Penshurst, Kent
  viiiEdgar who was born 1844 at Penshurst, Kent
  ixLucy who was born 1847 at Penshurst, Kent
  xMary who was born 1847 at Penshurst, Kent
  xiHenry who was born 1849 at Penshurst, Kent
  xiiElizabeth who was born 1850 at Penshurst, Kent
  xiiiEmily who was born 1852 at Penshurst, Kent
  xivWilliam E. who was born 1854 at Penshurst, Kent
   
Generation No. 5
  7. Eliza Marlow [Bridger] was the daughter of John Bridger, annuitant and Martha Bridger [Collins]. She was born 1834 at Penshurst, Kent; christened 19th Jan 1834 at St. John the Baptist, Penshurst, Kent
  She married Alfred Marlow on c 1855. He was born 1834
   
  8. Frederick Bridger, gardener was the son of John Bridger, annuitant and Martha Bridger [Collins]. He was born 1836 at Leigh, Kent
  He married Charlotte Hollamby on Oct to Dec 1873, registered at Sevenoaks District, Kent, ref: 1873 Q4 Vol 2a Page 873. She was born 1841 at Chiddingstone, Kent. They had the following children:
  iMargaret A. who was born 1877 at Penshurst, Kent
  iiLouisa C. who was born 1878 at Penshurst, Kent
   
  9. George Bridger, innkeeper was the son of John Bridger, annuitant and Martha Bridger [Collins]. He was born Sep 1841 at Penshurst, Kent
  He married Catherine Ellen Navell on July to Sep 1869, registered at Holborn District, London, ref: 1869 Q3 Vol 1b Page 1022. She was born 1854 at Lambeth, London; died 1909. They had the following children:
  iMinnie C. who was born July to Sep 1870 at Tonbridge, Kent; died 1891
10 iiPercy Campbell who was born July to Sep 1871 at Tonbridge, Kent; died 1926
  iiiAlice R. who was born 1872 at Tonbridge, Kent; died 1891
  ivCharles G. who was born 1874 at Tonbridge, Kent
11 vAlbert E. who was born 1875 at Tonbridge, Kent
  viCatherine F. who was born 1876 at Tonbridge, Kent
  viiGeorge R. who was born 1880 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  viiiJohn who was born 1882
  ixOlive M. who was born 1886
  xMervyn H. who was born 1888
   
Generation No. 6
  10. Percy Campbell Bridger was the son of George Bridger, innkeeper and Catherine Ellen Bridger [Navell]. He was born July to Sep 1871 at Tonbridge, Kent; died 1926
  He married Mary Ann L. Nicolls on July to Sep 1903, registered at Ticehurst District, Sussex, ref: 1903 Q3 Vol 2b Page 240. She was born 1872; died 1916. They had the following children:
12 iDonovan Nicolls who was born 21st Jan 1905 at Robertsbridge, Sussex; died 1970
   
  11. Albert E. Bridger was the son of George Bridger, innkeeper and Catherine Ellen Bridger [Navell]. He was born 1875 at Tonbridge, Kent
  He married Betsy ..... on 1899. She was born 1867 at Fife, Scotland. They had the following children:
  iJohn who was born 1900 at Enfield Lock, Middlesex
   
Generation No. 7
  12. Donovan Nicolls Bridger was the son of Percy Campbell Bridger and Mary Ann L. Bridger [Nicolls]. He was born 21st Jan 1905 at Robertsbridge, Sussex; died 1970
  He married Marjorie G. Vivian on 1936. She was born 1st Oct 1912 at Deganwy, Conway, Caernarvon, Wales; died 2nd Apr 2009 at Ontario, Canada
   

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