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Family of Orlando BRIDGEMAN and Margaret Cecilia BRUCE

Husband: Orlando BRIDGEMAN (1873-1957)
Wife: Margaret Cecilia BRUCE (1882-1949)
Children: Helen Diana BRIDGEMAN ( - )
Ursual Mary BRIDGEMAN ( - )
Gerald Michael BRIDGEMAN ( - )
Anne Pamela BRIDGEMAN ( - )
Joan Seren BRIDGEMAN ( - )
Marriage 21 Jul 1904

Husband: Orlando BRIDGEMAN

Name: Orlando BRIDGEMAN 1
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 6 Oct 1873
Title Fifth Earl of Bradford
Death 21 Mar 1957 (age 83)

Wife: Margaret Cecilia BRUCE

Name: Margaret Cecilia BRUCE 1
Sex: Female
Father: Henry Campbell BRUCE (1851-1929)
Mother: Constance Mary BECKET (1858-1932)
Birth 28 Oct 1882
Death 16 Apr 1949 (age 66)

Child 1: Helen Diana BRIDGEMAN

Name: Helen Diana BRIDGEMAN 1
Sex: Female
Spouse: Robert Edward Henry ABDY ( - )
Title Lady

Child 2: Ursual Mary BRIDGEMAN

Name: Ursual Mary BRIDGEMAN 1
Sex: Female
Title Lady

Child 3: Gerald Michael BRIDGEMAN

Name: Gerald Michael BRIDGEMAN 1
Sex: Male
Title Viscount Newport

Child 4: Anne Pamela BRIDGEMAN

Name: Anne Pamela BRIDGEMAN 1
Sex: Female

Child 5: Joan Seren BRIDGEMAN

Name: Joan Seren BRIDGEMAN 1
Sex: Female

Note on Husband: Orlando BRIDGEMAN - shared note

Note originally from David Man Family Tree gedcom [Jon Axtell]

Sir Orlando Bridgeman, 5th Earl of Bradford was born on 6 October 1873. He was the son of Sir George Cecil Orlando Bridgeman, 4th Earl of Bradford and Lady Ida Frances Annabella Lumley.1 He married Hon. Margaret Cecilia Bruce, daughter of Major Henry Campbell Bruce, 2nd Baron Aberdare of Duffryn and Constance Mary Beckett, on 21 July 1904.2 He died on 21 March 1957 at age 83.

Sir Orlando Bridgeman, 5th Earl of Bradford was educated at Harrow School and graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1896 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.). He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the 3rd Battalion, Royal Scots. He was private secretary to the Prime Minister, Marquess of Salisbury between 1898 and 1900. He was styled asViscount Newport between 1898 and 1915. He fought in the Boer War between 1900 and 1902. He was private secretary to the Prime Minister, A.J. Balfour between 1902 and 1905. He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge with a Master of Arts (M.A.). He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the 3rd Battalion, Royal Scots. He foughtin the First World War between 1915 and 1917. He succeeded to the title of 10th Baronet Bridgeman, of Great Lever, co. Lancaster [E., 1660]on 2 January 1915. He succeeded to the title of 6th Baron Bradford ofBradford, co. Shropshire [G.B., 1794] on 2 January 1915. He succeededto the title of 5th Viscount Newport, co. Shropshire [U.K., 1815] on2 January 1915. He succeeded to the title of 5th Earl of Bradford, co. Shropshire [U.K., 1815] on 2 January 1915.3 He held the office of Government Whip of the House of Lords between 1919 and 1924. He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Shropshire. He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Warwickshire.4 He held the office ofJustice of the Peace (J.P.) for Warwickshire.4 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Shropshire. He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in 1939 in the service of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry.

Sources

1"Gedcom - David Man Family Tree" (http://www.manfamily.org/).
Genealogy Forum. Web: http://www.genealogyforum.com/.