Frederick Ward Bridgeman

14 April 1885–31 January 1953 (Age 67)
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Frederick Ward

When Frederick Ward Bridgeman was born on 14 April 1885, in London, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Bridgeman, was 35 and his mother, Martha Mathilda Shrubshall, was 34. He married Alice Priest on 30 July 1910, in St Katherine Cree, London, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Rotherhithe, Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and City of London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 31 January 1953, in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Ward Bridgeman
Alice Priest
Marriage: 30 July 1910

Spouse and Children

30 July 1910
St Katherine Cree, London, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    John Bridgeman


    Martha Mathilda Shrubshall




    Frances Emma Bridgeman


    George Gilbert Bridgeman


    Sarah Bridgman


    Frank H Bridgeman



World Events (8)

1888 · The Whitehall Mystery

Age 3

The Whitehall Mystery has some ties to Jack the Ripper, the victim was female and had been dismembered. The arms were found first; the headless torso to which they belonged was found a month later. The rest of the body was never discovered and the mystery was never solved.
1894 · Tower Bridge Completed

Age 9

Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is built across the Thames and is a suspension bridge. It has gothic towers on either side of it and is sometimes confused with the London Bridge. It is also the oldest bridge in London.
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 19

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by or kept a bridge ( see Bridge ).2 Americanized form of German Bruckmann ( see Bruckman ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Frederick W Bridgeman in household of John Bridgeman, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Frederick W Bridgman, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • WARD, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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