'Brydges03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bridges of Alcester, Bridges of Barton Segrave, Bridges of Goodneston, Bridges of Wallington

John Bridges of South Littleton (Worcestershire) then Alcester (Warwickshire) (d 1592, 'of an Irish family')
1. John Bridges of Hackney
  A. John Bridges of Alcester & Harcourt Hill (Warwickshire), 'of Wallingford (Essex' (b 1610, Colonel)
  m. (1635) Margaret Beale (d 1672, dau of Bartholomew Beale of Walton)
  i. John Bridges of Barton Segrave, Northamptonshire (b 1641, d 1712)
m. (1665) Elizabeth Trumbull (d 1712, dau of William Trumbell of Easthampstead, sister of Secretary-of-State Sir William)
  a. John Bridges of Barton Segrave (d 16.03.1723/4, bencher of Lincoln's Inn, historian)
  b. Nathaniel Bridges (b 1674, f 1745, recftor of Wadenhoe, 5th son)
  m. (1724) Sarah Sawyer (dau of Rev. Ambrose Sawyer of Ashley)
  (1) Brook Bridges (Rev.) probably the Brook Nathaniel Bridges (rector of Orlingbury) who married ...
  m. Ann Smythies (b 1724, dau of Rev. Palmer Smythies of Colchester) mother of Margaret, presumed also of ...
  (A) Brook Allen Bridges of Wallington (d 1815)
  (B) John Bridges of Malden (Essex) then Wallington (b 11.07.1756, d 1833)
  m. (1785) Margaretta Anna Cooke (dau of Rev. Robert Cooke of Boxted, cousin)
  (i) John Bridges of Wallington (b 13.08.1787, d 29.06.1865) had issue
  m1. (02.12.1817) Anne Allen (d 01.11.1830, adopted dau of Ge. Rayne)
  m2. (13.09.1831, sp?) Eliza Fortescue (d 04.1848, dau of Joseph Fortescue of Devon)
(ii) Nathaniel Bridges (b 1789, d 04.03.1871, vicar of Henstridge, Somerset) had issue (3 daus)
  m. (1815) Alicia Jane Enraght (dau of John Enraght)
  (iii) William Bridges (b 1789, d 09.08.1853) had issue (1 dau)
  m. (1820) Margaret Porter
  (iv) Charles Bridges (d 24.03.1794, d 02.04.1869, rector of Hinton Martel & Melcombe Regis, Dorset, & Old Newton, Suffolk) had issue
  m. (25.04.1821) Harriet Torlesse (d 26.11.1870, dau of John Torlesse)
  (v)+ 2 daughters
  (C) Margaret Bridges probably of this generation
  m. (1780) Rev. Samuel Raymond
  (2) daughter
c.+ other issue
  ii. Sir Brook Bridges of Grove (Middlesex), later of Goodneston (Kent) (b 02.01.1643, d 23.12.1717) the first mentioned by BP1870
  m. (18.11.1672) Mary Lewin (dau of Sir Justinian Lewin or Lewen)
  a. Sir Brook Bridges, 1st Bart of Goodneston (b 12.08.1679, d 16.03.1727-8)
  m1. (23.06.1707) Margaret Marsham (b 04.09.1684, d 1719, dau of Sir Robert Marsham, Bart, sister of Robert, 1st Lord Romney)
  (1) Sir Brook Bridges, 2nd Bart of Goodneston, Sheriff of Kent (b 1708-9, d 23.05.1733)
  m. Elizabeth (not Anne) Palmer (dau of Sir Thomas Palmer, Bart of Wingham, m2. Col. Charles Fielding)
(A) Sir Brook Bridges, 3rd Bart of Goodneston (b 17.09.1733, d 04.09.1791)
  m. (11.06.1765) Fanny Fowler (b 05.12.1746, d 16.03.1825, dau/heir of Edward Fowler of Graces)
  Through this marriage arose a claim to the Barony of FitzWalter.
  (i) Sir Brook William Bridges, 4th Bart of Goodneston (b 22.06.1767, d 21.04.1829)
  m1. (14.08.1800) Eleanor Foote (d 29.01.1806, dau/coheir of John Foote of London)
  (a) Sir Brook William Bridges, 5th Bart of Goodneston, Lord FitzWalter of Woodham Walter (b 02.06.1801, dsp 06.12.1875)
  His claim to the ancient Barony of FitzWalter was not proved in his lifetime. His title was a new creation.
  m. (04.07.1834) Fanny Cage (b c1793, d 28.10.1874, dau of Lewis Cage of Milgate)
(b) Sir Brook George Bridges, 6th Bart of Goodneston (b 12.10.1802, dsp 01.04.1890, rector of Orlingbury & Blankney)
  m. (15.11.1832) Louisa Chaplin (d 21.01.1884, dau of Charles Chaplin of Blankney)
  (c) Eleanor Bridges of Goodneston (b 13.11.1805, d 24.01.1892)
  m. (10.04.1828) Henry Western Plumptre (d 23.04.1863, rector of Eastwood)
  Their eldest son's eldest son was summoned to Parliament in 1924 as the 20th Lord FitzWalter.
m2. (15.12.1809) Dorothy Elizabeth Hawley (d 17.05.1816, dau of Sir Henry Hawley, Bart)
  (ii) Henry Bridges, later Brook (b 01.06.1769, d 21.09.1855, rector of Danbury & Woodham Ferrers)
  m. (01.07.1795) Jane Hales (b 1766, dau of Sir Thomas Pym Hales, Bart)
  (a) Thomas Pym Bridges (b 22.10.1805, rector of Danbury, 2nd son) had issue (4 daus)
  m. (14.06.1831) Sophia Louisa Young (dau of Sir William Lawrence Young, Bart)
  (b) Emilia Bridges
  m. (10.04.1844) William Brice Ady (rector of Little Baddow, archdeacon of Colchester)
  (c)+ other issue - Brook Henry (b 14.02.1799, d 17.06.1829), Jane (d 20.07.1862), Mary
(iii) Brook Edward Bridges (b 07.09.1779, d 23.04.1825, vicar of Lenham) had issue
  m. (22.11.1809) Harriet Foote (d 09.10.1864, dau of John Foote of London)
  (iv) Brook John Bridges (b 28.11.1782, dsp 03.07.1812, rector of Saltwood, Kent)
  m. (28.11.1810) Charlotte Hawley (dau of Sir Henry Hawley, Bart)
  (v) Fanny Bridges
m. Lewis Cage of Milgate
  (vi) Sophia Bridges
  m. (1791) William Deedes
  (vii) Elizabeth Bridges (d 10.10.1808)
  m. (1791) Edward Austen, later Knight of Godmersham Park (b 07.10.1768, d 19.11.1852)
  (viii) Harriet Mary Bridges
  m. (1806) George Moore (rector of Wrotham, son of John, Archbishop of Canterbury)
  (2) Margaret Bridges presumably the Margaretta (dsp) who married ...
  m. (1756) John Plumptre of Fredville & Nottingham
  m2. Mary Hales (dau of Sir Thomas Hales, Bart)
  b. son
  iii. daughter who apparently married ...
  m. Nathaniel Taylour (recorder of Colchester, MP for Bedfordshire)
  iv. daughter

Main source(s): BP1870 (FitzWalter), Joseph Foster's 'The Baronetage & Knightage of The British Empire' (1882, Bridges) with some support and input from BP1934 (FitzWalter)
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