The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Ancestry report for Benjamin Bridger, farmer, son of Edward Bridger and Sarah Bridger [Coleman]
Generation No. 1
1. Benjamin Bridger, farmer was the son of (2) Edward Bridger and (3) Sarah Bridger [Coleman]. He was born 1807 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Nov 1807 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iBenjamin Hursell who was born 1838 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 21st Oct 1838 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
He married Harriett Hursell on 28th Jan 1838 at South Malling, Sussex. She was born 1816 at Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iElizabeth who was born 1840 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 15th Mar 1840 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiWilliam Thursday who was born 1841 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 16th May 1841 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiiEllen who was born 1843 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 19th Mar 1843 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
ivJohn who was born 1845 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Sep 1845 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died 6th Apr 1931 Jericho Springs, Missouri, USA
vThomas who was born 1847 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th Apr 1847 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
viEdward who was born 1849 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1849 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
viiEmma who was born 1854 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1854 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 2
2. Edward Bridger He was born c 1760
He married (1) Sarah Dapp on 30th Nov 1789 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was born 1757 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 25th Jun 1757 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex; died Aug 1797. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1794 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 19th Apr 1794 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiMaria who was born 1796 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 11th Dec 1796 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiiMary who was born 1797 Rottingdean, Sussex; christened 22nd Nov 1797 Rottingdean, Sussex
He married (2) Sarah Coleman on 7th Jun 1802 at All Saints, Lewes, Sussex. She was born 1782 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 10th Mar 1782 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died Jun 1864 at Mayfield, Sussex; buried 25th Jun 1864 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iSophia who was born 1804 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 26th Jan 1804 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died 2nd May 1883 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried 9th May 1883 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiThomas who was born 1805 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 14th Apr 1805 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died 1872 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 67 years; buried 2nd Jan 1872 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiiBenjamin who was born 1807 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Nov 1807 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 
3. Sarah Bridger [Coleman] was the daughter of (4) David Coleman and (5) Ann Coleman. She was born 1782 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 10th Mar 1782 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died Jun 1864 at Mayfield, Sussex; buried 25th Jun 1864 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
She married Edward Bridger on 7th Jun 1802 at All Saints, Lewes, Sussex. He was born c 1760. They had the following children:
iSophia who was born 1804 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 26th Jan 1804 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died 2nd May 1883 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried 9th May 1883 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiThomas who was born 1805 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 14th Apr 1805 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died 1872 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 67 years; buried 2nd Jan 1872 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiiBenjamin who was born 1807 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Nov 1807 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 3
4. David Coleman He was born c 1755
He married Ann on c 1775. She was born c 1755. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1779 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Jun 1779 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiSarah who was born 1782 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 10th Mar 1782 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died Jun 1864 Mayfield, Sussex; buried 25th Jun 1864 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 
5. Ann Coleman She was born c 1755
She married David Coleman on c 1775. He was born c 1755. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1779 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Jun 1779 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiSarah who was born 1782 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 10th Mar 1782 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died Jun 1864 Mayfield, Sussex; buried 25th Jun 1864 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 

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