Family History


I would love to hear from you about this. Susan Martin martis1@hotmail.co.uk JAMES WALTER BRIDGER LINE Born: 1842 Chichester Father: James Bridger Mother: Martha Boxall Baptised: 5/6/1842 St Olave Chichester Buried: 21/7/1880 Chichester Cemetery (from Little London Chichester) Married: 1863 Portsea district Spouse: Emma Stroud Born: 1842 Little London Died: 1924 Chichester district Parents: George & Harriett Stroud (father George a coach builder) Baptised: 23/2/1881 All Saints, Chichester (as a widow) Children: James Alfred Bridger born 1864 Chichester Walter Bridger born 1866 Chichester Charley Bridger born 1870 Chichester Harriet Bridger born 1872 (Rumboldswhycke Alice Bridger born 1874 Rumoldswhycke George Milton Bridger born 1876 Bersted Amy Bridger born 1879 Chichester 1861 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: coach painting apprentice 1864: (baptismal record). Residing : Cavendish St, Chichester. Occupation: painter 1870-1874 (baptismal records) : Residing Rumboldswhycke. Occupation: publican 1871 census: Residing Crown Public House, Whycke Rd, Rumboldswhycke. Occupation: coach painter & innkeeper. Lydia Ranson 12 domestic servant with family 1876: Son Georgeís baptism. Occupation: coach painter 1877: Daughter Aliceís burial South Bersted. Recorded as from Bognor 1881 census: Widow Emma residing Little London, Chichester. Occupation: sweetshop keeper 1891 census: Emma residing 14 Little London, living on her own means 1901 census: Emma residing 17 Little London. Occupation: lodging house keeper. Lodgers George Frederick Brown 31 ironmongers assistant, Isabel Waldeck Harris 21, bookseller & stationerís assistant 1911 census: Residing 17 Little London Chichester. Occupation: Lodging house keeper. Only niece Nora Hoare certified assistant trainee teacher and one lodger with her Note 1: Described as widow when married JAMES ALFRED BRIDGER Born: 1864 Chichester Father: James Walter Bridger Mother: Emma Stroud Baptised: 24/4/1864 St Paulís Chichester 1881 census: Residing with mother. Occupation: watchmaker 1891 census: Residing Horsham. Occupation: watch maker 1901 census: Residing Horsham. Occupation: watch jobber 1911 census: Visiting sister Harriet Lazenby in Easbourne. Occupation: watchmaker WALTER BRIDGER Born: 1866 Chichester Farther: James Walter Bridger Mother: Emma Stroud Baptised: 13/11/1870 Rumboldswycke Died: 20/3/ 1945 Chichester Married: 1894 Portsea district Spouse: Elizabeth Bridle Born: 1872 Chichester Died: 1941 Chichester Children: Walter James Bridger born 1894 Chichester Alfred George Bridger born 1901 Chichester 1881 census: Residing with mother. Occupation: painter. 1891 census: Residing with mother. Occupation: coach painter 1901 census: Residing Chichester. Occupation: coach painter 1911 census: Residing 189 Orchard Street, Chichester. Occupation: coach painter 1945: Died in Royal West Sussex Hospital, from 87 The Hornet, Chichester. Administration to son Walter James Bridge, coach painter, estate £240 Note: Walter James Bridger married 1919 Westhampnett district Winifred Blanche Ansell and they lived in Apuldram. Their son Leslie Walter Bridger b 1921 was killed 30/12/1941. He was Sergeant (Navigator/bomber) Royal Air Force Volunteers Service) 1919 Absent Voterís List RSR 629 95 Grove Rd, Chichester 1911 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: coach painter apprentice CHARLEY BRIDGER Born: 1870 Rumboldswycke Father: James Walter Bridger Mother: Emma Stroud Baptised: 13/1870 Rumboldswycke Married: 1899 Westhampnett district Spouse: Rosina Kent Baptised: 25/6/1876 Binsted Children: Winifred Bridger born 1902 Eastbourne. 1891 census: residing with mother. Occupation: tailor 1901 census: Residing 5 Leicester House, Sidley Rd, Eastbourne. Occupation: ladiesí tailor 1911 census: Residing 33 Watts lane, Eastbourne. Occupation: tailor. Sister Amy a photographer with them HARRIET BRIDGER Born: 1872 Rumboldswycke Father: James Walter Bridger Mother: Emma Stroud Baptised: 9/6/1872 Rumboldswycke Married: 1894 Chichester district Spouse: George Francis Lazenby Born: 1873 Bedford Children: Dorothy Louise Lazenby born 1895 Eastbourne George Frederick Lazenby born 1897 Eastbourne. 1891 census: residing with mother. Occupation: Photographerís assistant 1901 census: George living with his father, both provision dealer shopkeepers, 4 Terminus Rd, Eastbourne Unable to trace under names Lazenby or Richards on 1901 & 1911 census 1911 census: Residing 32 Gore Park Rd, Eastbourne. Occupation: provision dealer. Harrietís brother James residing with them ALICE BRIDGER Born: 1874 Rumboldswycke Father: James Walter Bridger Mother: Emma Stroud Baptised: 29/7/1874 Rumboldswycke Buried: 26/7/1877 South Bersted from Bognor GEORGE MILTON BRIDGER Born: 1876 Bersted Father: James William Bridger Mother: Emma Stroud Baptised: 3/12/1876 South Bersted 1891 census: Residing with mother. Occupation: scholar AMY BRIDGER Born: 11/3/1879 Chichester Father: James Walter Bridger Mother: Emma Stroud Baptised; 28/9/1883 All Saints Chichester 1891 census: Residing with mother. Occupation: scholar 1911 census: Residing with brother Charley in Eastbourne. Occupation: photographer Absent voters list 1919 Richard Alfred Bridger 215 Oving Rd, 3/365458 RSA