Aretas Estridge

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Son of John Estridge of Brislington (q.v.), from whom he inherited the Bramble or Mountain estate on St Kitts. The estate, along with John Estridge's other legacies, appears to have been overwhelmed by debt.

  1. Aretas Estridge married Ann Mary Wharton Julius, daughter of John Julius (q.v.), at St Augustine-the-Less in Bristol 11/05/1796.

  2. The children included 1st son John Julius (21 May 1799,-23 June 1881) who became a Church of England minister in Stratfteld Turgis, Hampshire (1822-26), in Winterbourne Clenstone, Dorset (1826-45), in Gussage All Saints, Dorset (1833-45) and in Puncknowle, Dorset (1845-81). He died in Puncknowlewest. 2nd son Aretas William (29 October 1804-5 May 1879) who married Catharine Barnstable and died in Bradford-on-Avon.


  1. Aretas Estridge in the Bristol, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online].

  2. R. L. Arrowsmith (comp.), Charterhouse Register 1769 -1872 (London & Chichester, Phillimore, 1974). Thanks to Catherine Smith, Charterhouse Archivist, for this reference.

Further Information

Ann Mary Wharton Julius
Aretas William

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1778 [EA] - 1778 [LA] → Heir
1778 [EA] - → Tenant-in-tail or Remainderman

Aretas Estridge appears to have benefited from the reversion of the Lower estate after the death of his brother Benjamin, who possibly predeceased their father John Estridge of Brislington.

Relationships (3)

Son → Father
Son-in-law → Father-in-law