William ELDRIDGE 1834-1913 & Mary COATES 1833-1908

Hampshire, England; Digby, Echuca, Melbourne, Adelaide & Gippsland, Australia

William ELDRIDGE b. 1834 Winchester, Hampshire, England son of John ELDRIGE & Martha CARTER was married in Winchester in 1852 to Mary COATES b. 1833 Surrey, England daughter of Caleb COATES & ____.

1861 - W. ELDRIDGE listed as Chief Ranger for Court Perseverance No 3319, Ancient Order of Foresters at Digby.

1862 - ELDRIDGE & RICE were operating a steam saw mill at Digby.

1913- William ELDRIDGE died in the Shire of Buffalo, Gippsland, Victoria.

William ELDRIDGE & Mary COATES had the following children:

  1. Eliza ELDRIDGE b. 1855 Digby, Vic, d. 1932, m. Duncan McCRACKETT;
  2. Martha Elizabeth ELDRIDGE b. 1856 Digby, Vic, ...;
  3. Mary ELDRIDGE b. 1857 Digby, Vic, d. 1952;
  4. William George ELDRIDGE b. 1859 Mt Hotspur, Vic, d. 1943;
  5. Samuel George ELDRIDGE b. 1861 Digby, m. Sarah McLELLAN;
  6. John Caleb ELDRIDGE b. 1864 Digby, Vic, d. 1950, m. Jane MILES;
  7. Ann ELDRIDGE b. 1866 Echuca, Vic, d. 1950, m. Thomas FALLS;
  8. Charles Edward ELDRIDGE b. 1868 Echuca, Vic, d. 1919;
  9. Adnah Francis ELDRIDGE b. 1870, Moama, NSW, d. 1940, m. Edith HUDSON;
  10. Hugh Mortimer ELDRIDGE b. 1874 Flemington, Vic, d. 1942, m. Mary FALLS;
  11. Lovelock Mason ELDRIDGE b. 1879, Adelaide, SA, d. 1966;
  12. Lillian Coates ELDRIDGE b. 1882, d. 1883, Adelaide, SA.



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