Posted By:Debra
Subject:Re: David Langridge b. 1841 in Mereworth, Kent; Marguerite Janet Smithson b. 1860 NY
Post Date:August 29, 2012 at 06:16:53
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David and his siblings can be traced through available UK census records 1841 to 1911.

He was baptised at Mereworth and his birth was registered in the district of Malling.

Dec 1841
Vol 5 Page 302

The birth cert would confirm his parent's names and give his mother's maiden surname.

name:       David Langridge
gender:       Male
baptism/christening date: 28 Dec 1841
baptism/christening place: MEREWORTH,KENT,ENGLAND
father's name:       Thomas Langridge
mother's name:       Eleanor
indexing project (batch) number: C13501-2
system origin: England-ODM
source film number: 0992510, 0992511

Thomas was a farmer and they had a large family. As far as I can see this is the only LANGRIDGE family living in Mereworth.

As far as I can see his brothers George, Henry, Walter and William were still living in the UK in 1911.