Duddridge, Mrs Eliza Jane

Singer

Collection date: Aug 1908

Area: Somerset - Bridgwater Surrounds


Mrs Eliza Jane Duddridge of Mark (1846-1919): age 62, 3 songs on 27 Aug 1908: Sharp published Eliza's song 'The Ten Joys of Mary' FT1805 in Folk Songs from Somerset vol5.

Eliza Duddridge was the daughter of singer Eliza Dunston. She was baptised at Mark church on 8/3/1846, third child of John & Eliza Dunston(e). She married George Duddridge on 26/9/1869 at Bedminster. He was a carpenter and she was a dressmaker. They lived all their married life in Mark and had 8 children. In 1901 census (RG13/2321 f8 p8) they were living next door to the Dunstons. Eliza died July qr 1919 (5c 460).

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