Daniel BETTERIDGE (1836-1895)

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Daniel was born 29-Jun-1836 in Marylebone according to the Metropolitan Police pension records. He was the son of Thomas BETTERIDGE & Ann.

On 04-Mar-1867 he joined the Metropolitan Police (No 48159).

On 11-Jul-1869 he married Jane Ann GRANT in London [M-Cert]

He died in 1895 [GRO: 1895 JunQr, St. Geo. Han. Sq. 1a 239, aged 55]. This doesn't agree with his age from the Census records.

Daniel & Jane had 9 children:

  1. Daniel (1870-1929)
  2. Annie Emily (1873-1875)
  3. William (1876-1914)
  4. Alexander Thomas (1878-1900)
  5. Charles James (1881-1955)
  6. Maud Jane (1883-1973)
  7. Emily Amelia (1886-1963) (my great grandmother)
  8. Annie (1888-1983)
  9. Frederick George (1892-1972)

Census: 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891

(Photo supplied by Frederick Betteridge)

Daniel BETTERIDGE in police uniform.

Daniel's police truncheon (we believe)

1851 Census

8 He? Place, Marylebone
Ann BETTERIDGE, head, 34(Widow), Charwoman, Croydon, Surrey
Daniel BETTERIDGE, son, 14, Errand Boy, Marylebone, Middlesex
Jane BETTERIDGE, daur, 10, Scholar, Marylebone, Middlesex

1861 Census

Not found

1871 Census

Not found

1881 Census

Model Lodge House, Bloomfield Road, St. Geo. Han. Sq.
David BETTERIDGE, head, 41(M), Policeman, born Middlesex
Jane A. BETTERIDGE, wife, 35(M), born Scotland
David BETTERIDGE, son, 10, born Middlesex
Wm, BETTERIDGE, son, 4, born Middlesex
Alex. BETTERIDGE, son, 2, born Middlesex
Chas. BETTERIDGE, son, 2mths, born Middlesex

1891 Census

6 Clarendon Buildings, St. George Hanover Square
Daniel BETTERIDGE, head, 51(M), Police Constable, born London
Jane A. BETTERIDGE, wife, 41(M), born Scotland
William BETTERIDGE, son, 14, Errand boy, born St. Geo. Han. Sq.
Alexander BETTERIDGE, son, 12, scholar, born St. Geo. Han. Sq.
Charles J. BETTERIDGE, son, 10, scholar, born St. Geo. Han. Sq.
Maud BETTERIDGE, daur, 7, scholar, born St. Geo. Han. Sq.
Emily BETTERIDGE, daur, 4, born St. Geo. Han. Sq.
Annie BETTERIDGE, daur, 1, born St. Geo. Han. Sq.

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