James Harridge FORD1

b. 17 July 1804, d. 1871
Father*James FORD b. 1776
Mother*Theresa Jones HARRIDGE b. 8 Apr 1784, d. 19 Feb 1844
Birth*James Harridge FORD was born on 17 July 1804 at Rayleigh, Essex.2,3 
BaptismHe was baptized on 14 January 1805 at Rayleigh, Essex.4 
(Witness) MiscHe was a witness to suit in the Court of Chancery contesting the execution of
the will of Thomas Harridge (d1827). Brought by William
D'Aranda and Elizabeth, and others (see list below). The
actual Bill of Complaint has not yet turned up but there
are several 'answers' of the defendants.


William D'Aranda
Elizabeth D'Aranda
Susannah Harridge
Eliza Harridge
Thomas Harridge
Mary Harridge
Henry Harridge Carter
James Caldwell Carter
Emma Carter
Mary Carter
Crispe Harridge Carter
John Carter
Eliza Charlotte Carter
William Bacon Carter
Alleyne David Carter
Charlotte Kennett
Sophia Kennett
Eliza Kennett
Henrietta (aka Harrietta) Kennett
Thomas Henry Kennett
Richard Kennett
Mary Ann Kennett
John Carter Kennett
Matilda Kennett
Robert Kennett
Arthur Stanes Kennett
William Stanes Kennett
Theresa Ford
Sophia Ford
Emma Ford
Harriott Ford
Frederick Ford
Mary Ann Ford
William D'Aranda Ford
Susannah Ford


David Harridge
Thomas Walker
Mary Walker
Crisp Harridge
Susannah Attridge
John Carter
Sophia Carter
Susannah Harridge Carter
Thomas Kennett
Charlotte Timson Kennett
Theresa Jones Ford with William Peter D'ARANDA R.N. and Elizabeth HARRIDGE circa 1829.5
Census*James Harridge FORD appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 at High Street, Grays, Essex;

1851 Census:
Address: High St, Grays, Essex
FORD, James Head W 44 Acting as General Practitioner L.A.C. Essex, Rayleigh
WOOLNOUGH, Elizabeth Mother-in-law W 66 Housekeeper Suffolk, Wickham Market
BREWER, Henry Servant U 16 - Essex, West Thurrock.6
Death*He died in 1871 at Orsett, Essex; Death Entry: Sep Qtr 1871 Orsett 4a/99, aged 67.7 
Last Edited15 Jan 2010


  1. N.pub.,. 1 NAME Source: IGI
  2. Various Authors, Family Tree Records, Various Dates, Western Australia (Helen Mary Carter, (HMC)) "unknown cd."
  3. Thomas Harridge Pedigree from D'Aranda v Head, 1858. (National Archives) , J68/1029.
  4. International Genealogical Index (IGI) compiled by the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, http://www.familysearch.org, Version 2.5.0 (2005). Unknown cd.
  5. Court of Chancery, Six Clerks Office, "D'Aranda v Harridge 1829, TNA Doc Ref: C13/2226/32."
  6. Online image of the 1851 Census for England and Wales (Ancestry.co.uk, http://www.ancestry.co.uk.)
  7. Index to BMD Registration Entry Starting in 1837, compiled by FreeBMD, Commenced 1998 (ongoing) "unknown cd."