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Friday 20 August 2021

Edwin Symons Bridle and Lucy Lindsey

Terraced houses, Hargwyne Street, SW9
cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Mike Quinn - geograph.org.uk/p/5669678

Edwin Symons Bridle (b. 1856), son of Thomas Parsons Bridle and Sarah Symons, married Lucy Lindsey (b. 1853), daughter of James Lindsey and Emma Stile, in 1880, in the London Borough of Lambeth. They were both from Devon: Edwin from Rockbeare and Lucy, the village of Aylesbeare

Edwin and Lucy had eight children, all born in Lambeth:
  1. Emma Sarah Bridle b.  1881 M Qtr in LAMBETH Vol 01D Page 558
  2. Evangeline Fanny Bridle b. 21 Jan 1883 in LAMBETH Vol 01D Page 580
  3. Eunice Lucy Bridle b. 18 Apr 1884 J Qtr in LAMBETH Vol 01D Page 530
  4. Ernest Edwin Bridle b. 15 May 1886 J Qtr in LAMBETH Vol 01D 535
  5. Herbert Lindsey Bridle b. 1888 D Qtr in LAMBETH Vol 01D Page 491
  6. Winifred Helena Bridle b. 1890 D Qtr in LAMBETH Vol 01D Page 447
  7. Robert Thomas Bridle b. 8 Sep 1892 D Qtr in LAMBETH Vol 01D 491
  8. Maurice Henry Bridle b. 1896 S Qtr in LAMBETH Vol 01D Page 475. (Died 1896 D Qtr in LAMBETH Vol 01D Page 285, aged 0.)
In 1881, at 21, Hargwyne Street, Lambeth, were Edwin S Bridle (25), Lucy Bridle (27) with Emma S Bridle (0). Edwin was a carpenter.

In 1891, they were living in Arlingford Road, Brixton, where the family had grown to include: Edwin S Bridle (35) Carpenter from Rockbeare, Devon; Lucy Bridle (37); Emma S Bridle (10); Eunice L Bridle (6); Ernest E Bridle (4); Herbert L Bridle (2); Winifred H Bridle (0) along with Emily Richardson Lodger (28) Cook and Matilda Richardson Lodger (23) General servant.

By 1901, at 52, Pentney Road, Clapham, we find Edwin Symons Bridle (45) Carpenter & joiner; Lucy Bridle (47); Evangeline Fanny Bridle (18) Pupil teacher; Ernest Edwin Bridle (15) Apprentice fancy saporie; Herbert Lindsey Bridle (12); Winifred Helena Bridle (10) and Robert Thomas Bridle (8). Eunice Lucy isn't listed, I think by omission: she was alive and does not appear to be staying elsewhere. Emma Sarah Bridle (20) was employed as a "Useful maid domestic" to three spinsters at 61, Philbeach Gardens, Kensington.

Lucy Bridle died in 1905, aged 51, in Hackney.

In 1911, Edwin Bridle (55) Widower, was living at 73 Leverson St, Streatham, in the household of Fanny Lindsey (52) his late wife's younger sister. Eunice Lucy Bridle (27) was General domestic servant to the Dickinson household at 96 Wyatt Park Road, Streatham; Ernest Edwin Bridle (25) Commercial Clerk, was staying with his uncle, John Thomas Lindsey, Insurance Agent, at 29 Pulross Road, Stockwell; Winifred Helena Bridle (20), was employed as a General domestic servant to the family of Edward Butcher Adams, Accountant, at 129 Pathfield Road, Streatham Common; Robert Bridle (19) Errand boy, was lodging at 35 Chestnut Grove, Balham.

In 1921, Edwin Symonds Bridle (63) Carpenter, Widowed, from Rockbeare, Devon was a Patient at the Merchant Taylors Mens Home, High Street, Bognor, Sussex (a Convalescent Home for Men).

Edwin Symons Bridle died, in Wandsworth, in 1927, aged 71.

  • Eunice Lucy Bridle, at the age of 50, married Thomas H Holliday, in Steyning, Sussex, in the third quarter 1934. Thomas H Holliday died, aged 81, in also in Steyning, Sussex, in the last quarter of 1934. In 1939, Eunice L Holliday was Housekeeper to her sister, Evangeline and her husband at 23 Inchmery Road, Catford. Eunice Lucy Holliday of 67 Squires Lane, Finchley, widow, died on 10 May 1962, at West Hendon Hospital, leaving her effects to Percy Samuel and Evangeline Fanny Pugh (her sister).
  • Ernest Edwin Bridle married Ada Winterman, in Lambeth, in 1911 and in 1939, were living at 11 Meopham Road, Mitcham, Surrey. Ernest E Bridle died in 1966, in Sutton, Surrey, aged 79.
  • Herbert Lindsey Bridle, aged 17, sailed on the S.S. Tunisian on 10 Aug 1905, from Liverpool to Montreal, Canada. Herbert L Bridle (56), died in 1944 and is buried at Prospect Cemetery, Mankota, Saskatchewan, alongside his wife, Florence.
  • In Nov 1920, Winifred Helena Bridle (30), Nurse, sailed on the RMS Victorian to Quebec, Canada, bound for Winnipeg, Manitoba. I've been unable to discover if she settled, or married there.