BRIDGE, Peter George

1883 - 1958

Peter George Elias Bridge was born at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London on 5 June 1883 and baptised at St Margaret, Westminster on 14 September 1884, son of Elias Bridge (1841-1922), a private in the Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards, and his wife Elizabeth Margaret née [?] (c1845-1913). In 1891, Peter was a 7-year-old, living at Peabody's Buildings, Goodwins Court, St Martin-in-the-Fields with his parents, 49-year-old Elias, retired from the army, and 44-year-old Elizabeth, with two sibling sisters Mary Ann 17 and Elizabeth Margaret 11. In 1901, a 17-year-old lithographer's apprentice, living at 2 St John's Street, Holborn, London with his mother and his sister Elizabeth. In 1939, a widowed artist painter, living at his father's birthplace on Hargrave Green, Barrow, Suffolk with his unmarried sister Elizabeth and two others. As P. G. Bridge, he exhibited at the Bury St Edmund's Art Society held at the School of Art Building, Cornhill, Bury St Edmund's in 1948. Peter George Elias Bridge died at Bury St Edmund's in 1958.