The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Alfred Bridger, farm labourer
Generation No. 1
  1. Alfred Bridger, farm labourer He was born 1814 at Benenden, Kent
  He married (1) Philadelphia Bridger on 20th Oct 1836 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of Benjamin Bridger and Sarah Bridger [Guy]. She was born 26th Mar 1817 at Town Row Green, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 22nd Jun 1817 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Benjamin Bridger (carpenter) and Sarah Bridger; died Nov 1859 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 34 years; buried 17th Nov 1859 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
2 iHarriet who was born 1837 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 15th Jan 1837 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiAnsley who was born 14th Jun 1839 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Jul 1839 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiiFrederick Nimrod who was born 11th Mar 1842 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Mar 1843 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
3 ivBenjamin Philip who was born 21st Jan 1845 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 6th Apr 1845 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
4 vGeorge who was born 11th Sep 1847 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 7th Nov 1847 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  viEllen who was born 1st Aug 1850 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Sep 1850 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  viiRhoda who was born 1852 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Dec 1852 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married (2) Charlotte ..... on c 1862. She was born 1833 at Westerham, Kent. They had the following children:
  iAlfred who was born 1864 at Wadhurst, Sussex
  iiAlice who was born 1870 at Wadhurst, Sussex
  iiiNaomi who was born 1875 at Wadhurst, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Harriet Wickens [Bridger] was the daughter of Alfred Bridger, farm labourer and Philadelphia Bridger [Bridger]. She was born 1837 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 15th Jan 1837 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  She married Charles Wickens on 19th Jul 1857 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was the son of Samuel Wickens, miller and Ann Wickens. He was born 23rd Aug 1825 at Rudgate Mill, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Oct 1825 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Samuel Wickens (miller) and Anne Wickens. They had the following children:
  iCharles who was born 1858 at Woodside, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Jun 1858 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Charles Wickens (miller) and Harriett Wickens; died 25th Apr 1877 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 19 years; buried 1st May 1877 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiChelsea Sawyers who was born 1861 at Redgate Mill, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened Feb 1861 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Charles Wickens (miller) and Harriett Wickens; died before 7th Feb 1861 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 3 weeks; buried 7th Feb 1861 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiiGeorge Sawyer who was born 1862 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Jun 1862 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Charles Wickens (miller) and Harriett Wickens
  ivAnn who was born 1864 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th May 1864 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Charles Wickens (miller) and Harriett Wickens
  vRhoda who was born 1867 at Redgate Mill, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Sep 1867 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Charles Wickens (miller) and Harriett Wickens; died Apr 1888 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 20 years; buried 11th Apr 1888 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  viAlex who was born 2nd Sep 1869 at Redgate Mill, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Nov 1869 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Charles Wickens (miller) and Harriett Wickens
  viiAmos who was born 7th Aug 1873 at Rudgate Mill, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Oct 1873 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Charles Wickens (miller) and Harriett Wickens
  viiiSusannah who was born 6th Dec 1874 at Redgate Mill, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th May 1875 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Charles Wickens (miller) and Harriett Wickens
   
  3. Benjamin Philip Bridger, farm labourer was the son of Alfred Bridger, farm labourer and Philadelphia Bridger [Bridger]. He was born 21st Jan 1845 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 6th Apr 1845 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Alice Funnell on Apr to June 1885, registered at Tonbridge District, Kent, ref: 1885 Q2 Vol 2a Page 987. She was born 1866 at Southborough, Kent. They had the following children:
  iRhoda who was born 1886 at Stitches, Eridge Green, Sussex; christened 30th May 1886 Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex, daughter of Philip Benjamin Bridger (journeyman miller) and Alice Bridger
  iiFlorence Ella who was born 12th Dec 1887 at Jarvis Brook, Sussex; christened 1st Jul 1888 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Philip Bridger (labourer) and Alice Bridger
  iiiAlbert who was born 1890 at Stone Cross, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Apr 1890 Crowborough Chapel [a.k.a. All Saints Church], Crowborough, Sussex, son of Philip Bridger (labourer) and Alice Bridger
  ivFred who was born 1893 at Stone Cross, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Jul 1893 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Philip Bridger (labourer) and Alice Bridger; died 18th Dec 1916 Belgium, killed in action aged 24 years; buried after 18th Dec 1916 Ridge Wood Military Cemetery, Belgium
  vAlfred who was born 1896 at Stone Cross, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Oct 1896 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Philip Benjamin Bridger (labourer) and Alice Bridger
  viAlice May who was born 1898 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 14th Aug 1898 Crowborough Chapel [a.k.a. All Saints Church], Crowborough, Sussex, daughter of Philip Benjamin Bridger (labourer) and Alice Bridger
  viiConstance Winnifred who was born 1900 at Crowborough, Sussex
  viiiQuintus Roy who was born 1905 at Crowborough, Sussex
   
  4. George Bridger, farm labourer was the son of Alfred Bridger, farm labourer and Philadelphia Bridger [Bridger]. He was born 11th Sep 1847 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 7th Nov 1847 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Jane Berwick on 17th Oct 1868 at Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex. She was the daughter of Robert Berwick, farm labourer and Ann Berwick [Playfoot]. She was born 25th Oct 1839 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 28th Dec 1839 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iGeorge Benjamin who was born 1869 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 29th Aug 1869 Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex
  iiSarah Annie who was born 1872 at Frant, Sussex; christened 7th Apr 1872 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
   

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