Henry Bidgood

Henry Cooke Bidgood (1805 - 1891)

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Henry Cooke Bidgood
Born in Axbridge, Cheddar, Somerset, UKmap
Husband of — married 26 Aug 1828 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, UKmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Kapunda, South Australiamap
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Henry Bidgood was born in Somerset, England.
Henry's father Richard Bidgood ...
Henry's mother Hester Wilkins ...


Date: 29 August 1805
Place: Axbridge, Cheddar, Somerset, UK


Henry was Christened 22 September 1805 [1] at Axbridge, Cheddar, Somerset, UK


Henry wed Elizabeth Rogers 26 August 1828 [2] at Christ Church, Bristol, Gloucester, UK


5 August 1891 [3] at Kapunda, South Australia
Cause: Fall down cellar steps
Death Certificate Registration number - 195/423


Clare Road Cemetery, Kapunda, South Australia [4]

1841 Census

Residing in West Street, Axbridge, Somerset, England with spouse Elizabeth and children James (12) Elizabeth (5) [5]


Departed : 20 March 1849 Plymouth, England
Arrived : 21 June 1849 Port Adelaide, South Australia [6]


Sir Edward Parry, 575 tons, Captain B.D. Freeman, from London 9th March 1849 & Plymouth 20th March 1849


  1. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J37T-3BL
  2. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NFVK-C22
  3. http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/91565153
  4. http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/108357948
  5. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ1H-GXS
  6. http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/siredwardparry1849.shtml

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