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Steve and Pauline Jones’ Family History
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The Burridge Family of St Albans, Hertfordshire

This is page 1 of 3 tracing showing the descendants of William Burridge and Mary Perkins of St. Albans, Hertfordshire. It shows the link by marriage to the Harris (of Harrold, Bedfordshire) and Grover families. There are two more Harris families in our tree, from Brenchley and Halling , Kent. As far as we know they are not related. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, tap or click the icon to contact us . Browse by clicking the next page button or following the numbered (e.g. [2]) or parental ([Parents]) links. As this is the first Burridge family page, the previous page button is disabled.
First Generation
1. William BURRIDGE . Baptized 31/3/1793 in Sandridge, Hertfordshire, William died 1/7/1849 in St Albans, age about 56. He was the son of William Burridge and Elizabeth Cordwell. Apart from their marriage on 6/10/1792 in Sandridge, nothing further is known about them. William served in the 2nd Battalion, 73rd Regiment of Light Infantry (Foot) at the Battle of Waterloo on 18/6/1815 where he was wounded. He was a member of Captain H. B. Lynch's Company. The Royal Hospital Chelsea, Regimental Registers of Pensioners, in an entry related to William’s admission on 3/5/1816, describes his injury as “wounded right hip at Waterloo” and gave a total length of service as 7 years. He appears in the British Army Muster Rolls and Pay Lists between 25/2/1815 and 24/3/1815 serving in the 85th Regiment at a rate of 6d. per day - total paid £2 5s. (£2.25 - worth around £171 today). There is a “Reason for Absence” column that has the entry “Muster 1 - On board Golden Fleece”, a troop transport vessel of the time. There are no further details about why and where William was being transported. He may have been on his way to fight in the Waterloo campaign that started in June. On 1/2/1817, when William was age about 23, he married Mary PERKINS in St Peter, St Albans. Mary was baptized 22/1/1792 in St Peter, St Albans with the baptism register noted that she was “base born” or illegitimate (no father was named). Mary died in 1873, age about 81. They had the following children, all baptized in St Peter, St Albans: (1) Joseph , baptized 2/5/1819. (2) Mary Ann , baptized 25/3/1821. (3) Harriett [ 2 ] . (4) Esther , baptized 6/8/1826. (5) Edmund Edward [ 3 ] . (6) Thomas , 14/8/1831.  (7) Elizabeth Anna , baptized 3/1/1836.
Second Generation
2. Harriett BURRIDGE [ Parents ]. Baptized 19/10/1823 at St Peter, St Albans, Harriett died 1893 in St Albans, age 69. Harriett had the following children, the father(s) of whom are not named in the baptism register. All were baptized in St Albans Abbey: (1) Sydney Edward Perkins [ 4 ] . (2) Mary Ann Elizabeth , baptized 29/6/1862. (3) Catherine Ann Matilda , baptized 29/6/1862. (4) Esther Rose , baptized 29/6/1862 and died 31/1/1921 in St Albans, age about 66. She was buried in Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans. On 18/5/1882, when Esther Rose was age about 20, she married Frederick George HARRIS , son of Thomas HARRIS and Eliza HEATHFIELD , in St James Parish Church, Kensington, Surrey. In 1861, when Harriett was age about 37, she married William GROVER in St Albans. William was born 24/11/1813 in Sarratt and baptized 23/12/1813 in Aldenham. He died sometime between the 1881 and 1891 census but the exact date is unknown. They had the following children: (1) Thomas William [ 5 ] . (2) Harriet Helena , baptized 11/6/1867 in St Peter, St Albans and died June 1870, also in St Albans, age about 3. (3) George William , baptized 31/7/1870 in St Albans Abbey and died 1874, also in St Albans, age about 4. 3. Edmund Edward BURRIDGE [ Parents ]. Baptized 21/9/1828 in St Peter, St Albans, Edmund was known as Edward during his lifetime. This was the name recorded in censuses (except 1841) and used for his death registration in 1885 in Paddington, where he died age 57. On  13/3/1850, when Edmund was age 21, he married Eliza TARBOX in St Peter, St Albans. Eliza was born about 1826 in Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire. It is not known when she died. They had the following children: (1) Horace William [ 6 ] . (2) Thomas William [ 7 ] . (3) Arthur , born 3/4/1856 in St Pancras, Middlesex and baptized there 17/4/1856. Arthur died in 1858, age about 2. (4) Herbert Edward [ 8 ] . (5) Harriet Elizabeth , born 7/12/1860 in St Pancras and baptized 30/12/1860 in Holy Trinity Church, St Marylebone. Harriet died in 1862, age about 18 months. (6) Joseph William , born 24/10/1862 in 12 Mortimer Market, St Pancras. It’s not known when he died. (7) Edward , born about 1863 in St Pancras. It’s not known when he died.
Steve & Pauline Jones’ Family History
If you don’t know where you came from,you won’t know where you are going.You have to study your history. Gil Scott-Heron

The Burridge Family of St Albans, Hertfordshire

This is page 1 of 3 tracing showing the descendants of William Burridge and Mary Perkins of St. Albans, Hertfordshire. It shows the link by marriage to the Harris (of Harrold, Bedfordshire) and Grover families.  There are two more Harris families in our tree, from Brenchley and Halling, Kent. As far as we know they are not related. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, tap or click the icon to contact us. Browse by clicking the next page button or following the numbered (e.g. [2]) or parental ([Parents]) links. As this is the first Burridge family page, the previous page button is disabled.
© S M Jones Content is free for most uses - see legal stuff. Last update 15 Sep 2020
First Generation
1. William BURRIDGE . Baptized 31/3/1793 in Sandridge, Hertfordshire, William died 1/7/1849 in St Albans, age about 56. He was the son of William Burridge and Elizabeth Cordwell. Apart from their marriage on 6/10/1792 in Sandridge, nothing further is known about them. William served in the 2nd Battalion, 73rd Regiment of Light Infantry (Foot) at the Battle of Waterloo on 18/6/1815 where he was wounded. He was a member of Captain H. B. Lynch's Company. The Royal Hospital Chelsea, Regimental Registers of Pensioners, in an entry related to William’s admission on 3/5/1816, describes his injury as “wounded right hip at Waterloo” and gave a total length of service as 7 years. He appears in the British Army Muster Rolls and Pay Lists between 25/2/1815 and 24/3/1815 serving in the 85th Regiment at a rate of 6d. per day - total paid £2 5s. (£2.25 - worth around £171 today). There is a “Reason for Absence” column that has the entry “Muster 1 - On board Golden Fleece”, a troop transport vessel of the time. There are no further details about why and where William was being transported. He may have been on his way to fight in the Waterloo campaign that started in June. On 1/2/1817, when William was age about 23, he married Mary PERKINS in St Peter, St Albans. Mary was baptized 22/1/1792 in St Peter, St Albans with the baptism register noted that she was “base born” or illegitimate (no father was named). Mary died in 1873, age about 81. They had the following children, all baptized in St Peter, St Albans: (1) Joseph , baptized 2/5/1819. (2) Mary Ann , baptized 25/3/1821. (3) Harriett [ 2 ] . (4) Esther , baptized 6/8/1826. (5) Edmund Edward [ 3 ] . (6) Thomas , 14/8/1831.  (7) Elizabeth Anna , baptized 3/1/1836.
Second Generation
2. Harriett BURRIDGE [ Parents ]. Baptized 19/10/1823 at St Peter, St Albans, Harriett died 1893 in St Albans, age 69. Harriett had the following children, the father(s) of whom are not named in the baptism register. All were baptized in St Albans Abbey: (1) Sydney Edward Perkins [ 4 ] . (2) Mary Ann Elizabeth , baptized 29/6/1862. (3) Catherine Ann Matilda , baptized 29/6/1862. (4) Esther Rose , baptized 29/6/1862 and died 31/1/1921 in St Albans, age about 66. She was buried in Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans. On 18/5/1882, when Esther Rose was age about 20, she married Frederick George HARRIS , son of Thomas HARRIS and Eliza HEATHFIELD , in St James Parish Church, Kensington, Surrey. In 1861, when Harriett was age about 37, she married William GROVER in St Albans. William was born 24/11/1813 in Sarratt and baptized 23/12/1813 in Aldenham. He died sometime between the 1881 and 1891 census but the exact date is unknown. They had the following children: (1) Thomas William [ 5 ] . (2) Harriet Helena , baptized 11/6/1867 in St Peter, St Albans and died June 1870, also in St Albans, age about 3. (3) George William , baptized 31/7/1870 in St Albans Abbey and died 1874, also in St Albans, age about 4. 3. Edmund Edward BURRIDGE [ Parents ]. Baptized 21/9/1828 in St Peter, St Albans, Edmund was known as Edward during his lifetime. This was the name recorded in censuses (except 1841) and used for his death registration in 1885 in Paddington, where he died age 57. On  13/3/1850, when Edmund was age 21, he married Eliza TARBOX in St Peter, St Albans. Eliza was born about 1826 in Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire. It is not known when she died. They had the following children: (1) Horace William [ 6 ] . (2) Thomas William [ 7 ] . (3) Arthur , born 3/4/1856 in St Pancras, Middlesex and baptized there 17/4/1856. Arthur died in 1858, age about 2. (4) Herbert Edward [ 8 ] . (5) Harriet Elizabeth , born 7/12/1860 in St Pancras and baptized 30/12/1860 in Holy Trinity Church, St Marylebone. Harriet died in 1862, age about 18 months. (6) Joseph William , born 24/10/1862 in 12 Mortimer Market, St Pancras. It’s not known when he died. (7) Edward , born about 1863 in St Pancras. It’s not known when he died.