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Colin

Colin Report 13 Dec 2012 03:40

Trying to find relations Lindley Charles Bridgman, William Bridgman/Elisabeth Burgess late 1700's, also James John Mansfield.
If you could help would be Great.
Thanks
Colin Mansfield

Lynski

Lynski Report 13 Dec 2012 04:04

Is this related to your search - not late 1700's ???

groom's name: Lindley Charles Bridgman
bride's name: Elizabeth Harris Sommers
marriage date: 23 May 1872
marriage place: Stepney, Middlesex, England
groom's father's name: John Bridgman
bride's father's name: George Sommers
groom's marital status: Single
bride's marital status: Single
indexing project (batch) number: M00699-7
system origin: England-EASy
source film number: 597244

Lynski

Lynski Report 13 Dec 2012 04:04

Perhaps you could give a bit more information on how you got back to them?

jax

jax Report 13 Dec 2012 04:06

Hi Colin welcome to the boards

Could you give some idea where these people were from and when born

Have you looked to see if anyone else has them in their tree on here?

patchem

patchem Report 13 Dec 2012 07:09

Colin appears to have Lindley Bridgman, 1847, Barnstaple in his tree.

Rereading his post, he could mean that William Bridgman/Elisabeth Burgess were in the late 1700's.

Added:
Colin has William Bridgman, 1775, Gosport, Devon in his tree.

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 13 Dec 2012 07:55

Ireland, Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911 (Ancestry)
Name: Regmald Bridgeman
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 22 May 1880
Birth Place: Mousne Park, Down, Ireland
Father's Name: Lindley Charles Bridgeman
Mother's Name: Elizabeth Sommers Bridgeman
FHL Film Number: 256057

(above if related)

Chris :)

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 13 Dec 2012 11:51

found this one

Lindley Charles Bridgman
England and Wales Census, 1891
birth: Barnstaple,? Devonshire
census: 1891 England


name: Lindley Charles Bridgman
event: Census
event date: 1891
gender: Male
age: 42
relationship to head of household: Son
birthplace: Barnstaple, Devonshire
record type: Household
registration district: Barnstable
sub-district: Barnstable
ecclesiastical parish: St Peter & St Paul
civil parish: Barnstable
county: Devonshire

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 13 Dec 2012 11:54

I've asked poster to return

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 13 Dec 2012 11:57

Census 1851:

Address: High Street, Barnstaple County: Devonshire

BRIDGMAN, John Head Married M 38 1813 Bootmaker Master Employing 3 Men
Gosport, Hampshire
BRIDGMAN, Maria Wife Married F 38 1813 Crediton, Devonshire
BRIDGMAN, Maria Daughter Unmarried F 13 1838 Scholar Barnstaple, Devonshire
BRIDGMAN, Susanna Daughter Unmarried F 12 1839 Scholar Barnstaple, Devonshire
BRIDGMAN, Sidney Son Unmarried M 9 1842 Scholar Barnstaple, Devonshire
BRIDGMAN, Lindley Son Unmarried M 3 1848 Barnstaple, Devonshire <<<<<<<

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 13 Dec 2012 12:00

Is this where William and Elizabeth come in?

Census 1851 I posted above says Lindley's father John was born c1813 Gosport Hampshire.

Gosport is close to Alverstoke.

Day:28
Month:Mar
Year:1813
Son/Daughter:Son
Forename:John<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Surname:Bridgman
First Parent:William <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Second Parent:Elizabeth<<<<<<<<<<<<
Notes:
Parish:Alverstoke
County:Hampshire
Record source:Hampshire Baptisms

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 13 Dec 2012 12:10

This one?

"England, Plymouth and West Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

name: William Bridgman
event: Marriage
event date: 1811
event place: Devon
age:
estimated birth year:
spouse: Elizabeth Burgess
archival reference:
digital folder number: 004634465


and again, with date of marriage:

Groom's Surname: Bridgman
Groom's Forename: William
Bride's Surname: Burgess
Bride's Forename: Elizabeth
Year: 1811
Month: May
Day: 29
Parish: Charles
Town Or City: Plymouth
County: Devon
Entry No.:
Notes:

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 13 Dec 2012 13:47

Interesting for girl's second name.

Father William a shoemaker, like John Bridgman in census 1851:


Surname:Bridgman
Forenames:Eliza Burgess<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Father's Forename:William
Mother's Forename:Elizabeth
Father's Occupation:Shoemaker
Year:1819
Month:Jul
Day:11
Abode:Bear Street
Parish:Barnstaple St Peter
Town Or City:
County:Devon
Record source:Devon Baptisms - Transcripts

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 13 Dec 2012 13:49

Different occupation for William here, but same address.

EDIT - On page 2 of this thread I have posted a record for a William Bridgman , Drum Major,in the North Devon Militia, born c1788 in Bideford, Devon. The document records that he was a cordwainer (ie shoemaker) by trade, which seems to cover all the baptisms for William and Elizabeth's children in Barnstaple, that i have posted above and below.

Surname:Bridgman
Forenames:Elizabeth
Father's Forename:William
Mother's Forename:Elizabeth
Father's Occupation:Drum Major In North Devon Mili
Year:1821
Month:Jan
Day:14
Abode:Bear Street
Parish:Barnstaple St Peter
Town Or City:
County:Devon
Record source:Devon Baptisms - Transcripts

Surname:Bridgman
Forenames:Mary Ann
Father's Forename:William
Mother's Forename:Elizabeth
Father's Occupation:Drum Major In North Devon Mili
Year:1822
Month:Dec
Day:24
Abode:Bear Street
Parish:Barnstaple St Peter
Town Or City:
County:Devon
Record source:Devon Baptisms - Transcripts



Surname:Bridgman
Forenames:Jane
Father's Forename:William
Mother's Forename:Elizabeth
Father's Occupation:Drum Major In The North Devon
Year:1824
Month:Sep
Day:19
Abode:High Street
Parish:Barnstaple St Peter
Town Or City:
County:Devon
Record source:Devon Baptisms - Transcripts

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 13 Dec 2012 13:53

Moved to the High Street:

Surname:Bridgman
Forenames:Maria
Father's Forename:William
Mother's Forename:Elizabeth
Father's Occupation:Drum Major In The North Devon
Year:1827
Month:Apr
Day:14
Abode:High Street
Parish:Barnstaple St Peter
Town Or City:
County:Devon
Record source:Devon Baptisms - Transcripts

Surname:Bridgeman
Forenames:William
Father's Forename:William
Mother's Forename:Elizabeth
Father's Occupation:Drum Major In The North Devon
Year:1829
Month:Mar
Day:15
Abode:High Street
Parish:Barnstaple St Peter
Town Or City:
County:Devon
Record source:Devon Baptisms - Transcripts

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 13 Dec 2012 13:58

Surname: Bridgeman
Forenames: Susanna
Father's Forename: Wiliam
Mother's Forename: Elizabeth
Father's Occupation: Drum Major In The North Devon
Year: 1817
Month: Mar
Day: 5
Abode: High Street
Parish: Barnstaple St Peter
Town Or City:
County: Devon
Record source: Devon Baptisms - Transcripts

Surname:Bridgeman
Forenames:Richard
Father's Forename:William
Mother's Forename:Elizabeth
Father's Occupation:Drum Major In The North Devon
Year:1815
Month:Jul
Day:2
Abode:Backlane
Parish:Barnstaple St Peter
Town Or City:
County:Devon
Record source:Devon Baptisms - Transcripts

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 13 Dec 2012 14:04

Possibly related, as the fathers are cordwainers/shoemakers?

Surname: Bridgman
Forenames: Richard
Father's Forename: Richard
Mother's Forename: Maria
Father's Occupation: Cordwainer
Year: 1833
Month: Apr
Day: 11
Abode: Boutport Street
Parish: Barnstaple St Peter
Town Or City:
County: Devon
Record source: Devon Baptisms - Transcripts

(Richard and Maria's marriage?)

Groom's Surname: Bridgman
Groom's Forename: Richard
Bride's Surname: Oxenham
Bride's Forename: Maria
Year: 1822
Month: Aug
Day: 31
Parish: Barnstaple
Town Or City:
County: Devon
Entry No.:
Notes:
Record source: Devon Marriages - Transcripts


Surname:Bridgman
Forenames:John Phillips
Father's Forename:John
Mother's Forename:Sarah
Father's Occupation:Shoemaker
Year:1821
Month:Jan
Day:2
Abode:Bearstreet
Parish:Barnstaple St Peter
Town Or City:
County:Devon
Record source:Devon Baptisms - Transcripts

(John and Sarah's marriage?)

Groom's Surname: Bridgeman
Groom's Forename: John
Bride's Surname: Morrish
Bride's Forename: Sarah
Year: 1820
Month: Jul
Day: 16
Parish: Barnstaple
Town Or City:
County: Devon
Entry No.:
Notes:
Record source: Devon Marriages - Transcripts

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 13 Dec 2012 14:13

Three of the daughters, with ages rounded down to nearest 5 years as per 1841 census?

Census 1841:

Address: Boutport Street, Barnstaple County: Devonshire

SKINNER, Hugh M 30 1811 Painter Devon
SKINNER, Catharine F 30 1811 Devon
SKINNER, Elizabeth F 9 1832 Devon
TUCKER, Elizabeth F 15 1826 Devon
SYMONDS, Grace F 15 1826 Devon
BRIDGMAN, Susan F 20 1821 Shoe Binder Devon <<<<<<<<<
BRIDGMAN, Eliza F 20 1821 Devon <<<<<<<<<<<<<<
BRIDGMAN, Maria F 13 1828 Devon <<<<<<<<<<<<<<
RIDMORE, Ann F 15 1826 Devon

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 13 Dec 2012 14:26


Possible mistranscribed marriage for John and Maria? (eldest daur Maria born Barnstaple c1838 on census 1851 i posted earlier).

Groom's Surname: Brideman
Groom's Forename: John
Bride's Surname: Baker
Bride's Forename: Maria
Year: 1837
Month: May
Day: 13
Parish: Barnstaple
Town Or City:
County: Devon
Entry No.:
Notes:
Record source: Devon Marriages - Transcripts

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 13 Dec 2012 14:51

The Lindley Charles Bridgman who married Elizabeth Harris Sommers as previously posted by Lynski was a surveyor, and gave his address as High Bray Devonshire., so it seems to tie in well.

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 13 Dec 2012 15:07

More on the 1891 census AnnCardiff posted early on:

Address: Boutport Street, Barnstaple County: Devonshire

BRIDGMAN, John Head Widower M 78 1813 Secretary North Devon Infirmary
Gosport, Hampshire
BRIDGMAN, Lindley Charles Son Married M 42 1849 Architect And Surveyor
Barnstaple, Devonshire
BRIDGMAN, Elizabeth Harris Daughter In Law Married F 38 1853 Ilfracombe, Devonshire
BRIDGMAN, Percival John Grandson M 14 1877 Scholar Coombe, Oxfordshire
BRIDGMAN, Reginald Bruce Grandson M 10 1881 Scholar Down, Kilckeel Ireland
BRIDGMAN, Constance Granddaughter F 8 1883 Scholar Down, Kilckeel Ireland
KENDRICK, Bertha Visitor Single F 36 1855 Living On Her Means Marston, Warwickshire, Kingsbury