'Bridgeman1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bridgeman of Bradford, Bridgman of Castle Bromwich, Bridgeman of Combs Hall, Bridgeman of Great Lever, Bridgeman of Ridley, Simpson of Babworth Hall

                               
Edward Bridgeman, Sheriff of Exeter (a 1563)
1. Thomas Bridgeman of Greenway
A. John Bridgeman, Bishop of Chester (b 02.05.1577, d 11.11.1652)
  m. (29.04.1606) Elizabeth Helyar (dau of William Helyar, Archdeacon of Barnstaple)
  i. Sir Orlando Bridgeman, 1st Bart of Great Lever, 1st Bart of Ridley (d 25.06.1674, lord chief justice)
  m1. (30.01.1627-8) Judith Kynaston (d 12.07.1644, dau of John Kynaston of Morton)
a. Sir John Bridgeman, 2nd Bart of Great Lever and Castle Bromwich (b 16.08.1631, d 24.08.1710)
  m. (1663) Mary Cradock (dau of George Cradock of Caverswell Castle)
  (1) Sir John Bridgeman, 3rd Bart of Great Lever and Castle Bromwich (b 09.08.1667, d 23.07.1747, 2nd son)
  m. (19.06.1694) Ursula Matthews (d 31.01.1719-20, dau of Roger Matthews of Blodwell)
  (A) Sir Orlando Bridgeman, 4th Bart of Great Lever and Castle Bromwich (b 02.07.1685, d 25.07.1764)
  m. (09.04.1719) Ann Newport (d 19.08.1752, dau of Richard Newport, 2nd Earl of Bradford)
(i) Sir Henry Bridgeman, 1st Lord of Bradford (b 07.09.1725, d 05.06.1800)
  m. (12.07.1755) Elizabeth Simpson (d 06.03.1806, dau of Rev. John Simpson of Stoke Hall)
  (a) Henry Simpson Bridgeman (b 12.04.1757, dvp unm 26.07.1782)
  (b) Orlando Bridgeman, 1st Earl of Bradford (b 19.03.1762, d 07.09.1825)
  m. (29.05.1788) Lucy Elizabeth Byng (d 20.09.1844, dau of George Byng, 4th Viscount Torrington)
  ((1)) George Augustus Frederick Henry Bridgeman, 2nd Earl of Bradford (b 23.10.1789, d 22.03.1865) had issue
  m1. (05.03.1818) Georgina Elizabeth Moncreiffe (d 12.10.1842, dau of Sir Thomas Moncreiffe, 5th Bart)
  m2. (30.10.1849, sp) Helen Mackay (d 25.04.1869, dau of Aeneas Mackay of Scotston)
((2)) Charles Orlando Bridgeman (b 05.02.1791, d 13.04.1860, Vice Admiral RN) had issue
  m. (02.01.1819) Eliza Caroline Chamberlain (d 11.12.1887, dau of Sir Henry Chamberlain, 1st Bart)
  ((3)) Orlando Henry Bridgeman (b 06.05.1794, d 28.08.1827, captain) had issue
  m. (05.07.1817) Selina Needham (d 10.01.1876, dau of Francis Needham, 1st Earl of Kilmorey)
  ((4)) Henry Edmund Bridgeman (b 18.10.1795, d 15.11.1872, rector of Blymhill) had issue
m. (25.08.1820) Louisa Elizabeth Simpson (d 23.03.1880, dau of John Simpson of Babworth) @1@ below
  ((5)) Lucy Elizabeth Georgiana Bridgeman (d 17.03.1840)
  m. (22.01.1810) William Wolryche-Whitmore of Dudmaston (dsp 11.08.1858)
  (c) John Simpson Bridgeman, later Simpson of Babworth Hall (b 13.05.1763, d 05.06.1850)
  m1. (03.06.1784) Henrietta Frances Worsley (b 10.07.1758, d 25.07.1791, dau of Sir Thomas Worsley, 6th Bart of Appuldercrombe)
  ((1)) Henrietta Anna Maria Charlotte Bridgeman or Simpson (b 24.04.1788, d 30.08.1813)
  m. (11.08.1806) Charles Anderson Pelham, 1st Earl of Yarborough (b 08.08.1781, d 05.09.1846)
  ((2))+ other issue (d young) - Henry (b 24.03.1785, d 07.06.1794), Henrietta Elizabeth Charlotte
  m2. (27.11.1793) Grace Estwick (d 01.01.1839, dau of Samuel Estwick)
((4)) Henry Bridgeman Simpson of Babworth Hall (b 07.11.1795, dsp 28.03.1873)
  m. (19.08.1830) Frances Emily Baring (d 14.03.1886, dau of Henry Baring)
  ((5)) William Bridgeman Simpson (b 09.09.1813, d 01.04.1895, rector of Baborth) had issue
  m. (23.06.1837) Frances Laura Wentworth Fitzwilliam (d 25.03.1887, dau of Charles William, 5th Earl Fitzwilliam)
  ((6)) Louisa Elizabeth Bridgeman Simpson (d 23.03.1880)
  m. (25.08.1820) Henry Edmund Bridgeman (b 18.10.1795, d 15.11.1872, rector of Blymhill) @1@ above
((7)) Georgiana Lucy Bridgeman Simpson (d 06.04.1898)
  m. (16.02.1841) Sir William Eyre (d 1859, Lt. General)
  ((8))+ other issue - John (b 05.09.1798, d unm 1860), Orlando. (b 13.02.1800, d young), George (b 25.02.1803, d 1806), Charles (b 15.11.1804, d 1806), Arthur (b 15.04.1812, d 06.11.1827), Charlotte (d 08.08.1866), Caroline (d 02.11.1839), Isabella Grace (d unm 06.02.1898), Emily (d 22.01.1897)
  (d) George Bridgeman (b 11.08.1765, d 27.10.1832, rector of Wigan and Weston)
  m1. (28.07.1792) Lucy Boyle (d 07.09.1801, dau of Edmund Boyle, 7th Earl of Cork)
  ((1)) Edmund Henry Bridgeman (b 05.11.1797, dsp 1841, Lt. Col)
m. (18.01.1837) Harriet Elizabeth Frances Hervey-Aston (d 1853, dau of Col. Hervey-Aston of Aston)
  ((2)) Elizabeth Isabella Bridgeman (d 17.11.1824)
  m. (22.10.1822) Rev. Egerton Arden Bagot of Pipe Hall (b 1777, dsp)
  ((3)) Anne Charlotte Bridgeman (d 09.02.1858)
  m. (07.12.1819) Charles Shirley (dsp 12.12.1855)
  m2. (16.08.1809) Charlotte Louisa Poyntz (dsp 26.01.1840, dau of William Poyntz of Midgham House)
  (e) Charlotte Bridgeman (d 1802)
  m. Henry Greswolde Lewis of Malvern Hall
  (f) Elizabeth Bridgeman (d 05.05.1810)
  m. (10.02.1794) Sir George William Gunning, 2nd Bart (b 15.02.1763, d 07.04.1823)
(ii) Diana Bridgeman (dsp 21.01.1764)
  m. John Sawbridge of Ollantigh
  (iii)+ other issue (d unm) - John (d young), George (d 12.1767), Orlando (d young), Mary
  (B) Ursula Bridgeman
  m. Hugh Williams
  (C)+ other issue (d unm) - John (d young), Roger (rector of Wigan), John, George, Judith
  (2) Orlando Bridgeman (dsps)
  m. Katherine Bridgeman (dau of William Bridgeman of Westminster) @2@ below
(3) Mary Bridgeman
  m. Robert Lloyd of Aston
  (4) Judith Bridgeman
  m. Richard Corbet of Moreton Corbet (d 1718, captain)
(5) Elizabeth Bridgeman
  m. Sowdly Eyton of Eyton
  (6) Dorothy Bridgeman
  m. Lisle Hacket of Moxhull
  (7)+ other issue (d unm) - Orlando (d young), George, Thomas (d young), Charlotte, Bridget, Penelope
m2. (1648) Dorothy Saunders (dau of John Saunders, provost of Oriel College, Oxford)
  b. Sir Orlando Bridgeman, 2nd Bart of Ridley (d 20.04.1701)
  m. (1670) Mary Cave (dau of Sir Thomas Cave, 1st Bart of Stamford)
  (1) Sir Orlando Bridgeman, 3rd Bart of Ridley, Governor of Barbados (d before 10.06.1738)
  m. (15.04.1702) Susanna Dashwood (d 04.09.1747, dau of Sir F. Dashwood, Bart of Wycombe)
  (A) Sir Francis Bridgeman, 4th Bart of Ridley (b 08.1717, d unm 12.1740)
  (2) Penelope Mary Bridgeman (dsp 1705)
  m. (22.07.1700) Thomas Newport, Lord Torrington (b 1654-5, dsp 27.05.1719)
  (3) Charlotte Bridgeman
  m. Richard Sims
c. Sir Francis Bridgeman (dsp)
  m. Susan Barker (dau of Sir Richard Barker of London)
  d. Charlotte Bridgeman
  m. (1677) Sir Thomas Myddelton, 2nd Bart of Chirk (b c1651, d 05.02.1683/4)
  ii. Dove Bridgeman (prebendary of Chester)
  m. Frances Bennett of Cheshire
  a. Charles Bridgeman (d unm 1678, archdeacon of Richmond)
  iii. Henry Bridgeman, Bishop of the Isle of Man (b 1613, d 05.1682)
  m1. Katherine Lever (dau of William Lever of Kersall)
  a. Elizabeth Bridgeman
  m. Thomas Greenhalgh of Brandlesham
m2. ??
  b. Henrietta Bridgeman
  m. Rev. Samuel Aldersey of Aldersey and Spurstow (d 1742)
  iv. Sir James Bridgeman
  m. Anne Allen of Cheshire
  a. Frances Bridgeman (b c1646, d 19.12.1716)
  m. William Howard, 3rd Lord of Escrick (bur 24.04.1694)
b. Magdalen Bridgeman
  m. William Wynde
  c.+ other issue (d unm) - James, Anne (d 1694)
  v. Richard Bridgeman of Combs Hall
  m. Katherine Watson
  a. William Bridgeman of Combs Hall and Westminster
  m. Diana Vernatti
  (1) Orlando Bridgeman
  (A) William Bridgeman (d unm 1637)
  (2) Katherine Bridgeman
  m. Orlando Bridgeman (dsps) @2@ above
2.+ other issue including Michael (eldest)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Bradford)
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