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William Dobree BridgmanPolice Officer
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : William Dobree Bridgman
Date and place of birth: June 1863, Little Easton, Essex
Date and Place of Death: 11th April 1938 at St Mary’s Hospital, Eastbourne
Childhood: 2nd of 3 children
Parents: William Bridgman and Ann nee Dobree
Parents occupations: Park keeper
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Police Officer
Place of residence at Gretna:Not known
Marital status: Married
Children: Had 5 children, 4 survived
Positions held: N/K
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William Dobree Bridgman 1863-1938
William Dobree [Dobie] Bridgman was born at Little Easton, Essex in June 1863 to William Bridgman and Ann nee Dobree.
1871- Park House, Little Easton. Father a park keeper. 2nd of 3 children plus 2 servants residing
1881- Railway porter lodging in Marylebone, London
26th June 1890 married Elizabeth Ann Brown at Battersea. Banns show him living at 14 Martin’s Road, Bromley , a police officer, 27. Elizabeth is 19.
1891 – – 5 Weston Grove, Bromley , a constable with Met. Police
1901- 8 Warner Road, Bromley. Policeman. 2 sons and 12 daughters
1911- 10 St Mary’s Road, Eastbourne. Police pensioner. Have had 5 children, 4 surviving. 4 rooms.
WW1 – too old for military service. Employed at Gretna as a Police officer from 23rd June 1917. https://livesofthefirstworldwar.iwm.org.uk/lifestory/7668036
11th April 1938 died at St Mary’s hospital , Eastbourne of 6 Melbourne Grove, Eastbourne ,aged 75