I have reviewed the birth and marriage records of Chester-Le-Street, County Durham, England.Three or more families with the surname of "Bainbridge" or similiar were present in the townin the 1580's.For about thirty years in the middle 1600's there are no Bainbridge birth records from the parish church, although many with other names were recorded.Ralph Bainbridge first appears when he married on 11-NOV-1676.From other births that were recorded about the same time, there probably were 2-4 other families with the surname in Chester-Le-Street at the same time.
The list that follows contains six generations of the decendants of Ralph Bainbridge.The number refers to the generation.
Descendants of Ralph Bainbridge
1. Ralph Bainbridge (b. abt 1650) sp: UNKNOWN 2. William Bainbridge (c.9 Sep 1677-Chester Le Street) 2. Barbara Bainbridge (c.3 Aug 1679-Chester Le Street) 2. Catherine Bainbridge (c.14 Oct 1683-Chester Le Street) 2. Eleanor Bainbridge (c.9 Jun 1689-Chester Le Street) 2. John Bainbridge (c.25 Sep 1681-Chester Le Street) sp: UNKNOWN 3. Elizabeth Bainbridge (c.1 Nov 1713-Chester Le Street) 3. Robert Bainbridge (c.17 Jun 1711-Chester Le Street) 3. Ralph Bainbridge (c.15 Sep 1717-Chester Le Street) 3. Bartolomew Bainbridge (c.24 Aug 1703-Chester Le Street) sp: Mary Surtis (m.11 Oct 1731) 4. Jane Bainbridge (c.28 May 1732-Chester Le Street) 4. Elizabeth Bainbridge (c.13 Jan 1734-Chester Le Street) 4. Mary Bainbridge (c.7 Dec 1735-Chester Le Street) sp: John Hall (m.5 Jan 1758) 4. Thomas Bainbridge (c.4 Apr 1742-Chester Le Street) 4. Rachel Bainbridge (c.3 Nov 1751-Chester Le Street) 4. Margaret Bainbridge (c.31 Aug 1755-Chester Le Street) sp: Matthew Carr (m.20 Apr 1782) 4. Robert Bainbridge (c.2 Apr 1738-Chester-Le-Street,County Durham,England) sp: Joan Chaters (m.5 Dec 1763) 5. Thomas Bainbridge (c.30 Sep 1764-Chester-Le-Street,County Durham,England) 5. Mary Bainbridge (c.7 Dec 1766-Chester-Le-Street,County Durham,England) 5. Robert Bainbridge (c.20 Nov 1768-Chester-Le-Street,County Durham,England) sp: Ann Hall (m.24 Feb 1794;d.1 Feb 1854-England) 6. George Bainbridge (c.19 Apr 1795-All Saints,Newcastle-upon-Tyne,Northumberland,England) sp: UNKNOWN 6. Robert Bainbridge 6. Joseph bainbridge 6. Elizabeth bainbridge 6. Ann bainbridge 6. John H. bainbridge sp: Jane Shale 6. Jane bainbridge 6. Hannah bainbridge 6. Bartholomew Bainbridge (c.25 Oct 1812-St. Luke's Church,Wallsend,Northumberland,England) sp: Hannah Heatherington (m.10 Oct 1838;d.4 Nov 1846) sp: Jane Richardson (m.19 Aug 1847;d.12 Nov 1854-Crittendon Co,Kentucky) sp: Mary Hall (m.25 May 1862) 6. Mary Bainbridge (d.23 Oct 1868-Scyulkill County,Pennsylvania) sp: James Jopling (b.13 Apr 1799-England;m.25 Feb 1820) 6. Thomas bainbridge 4. Bartholomew Bainbridge (c.26 Feb 1749-Chester Le Street) sp: Elizabeth Watson (m.25 Feb 1781) 5. Mary Bainbridge (c.13 Jan 1782-Chester Le Street) 5. Elizabeth Bainbridge (c.28 Oct 1783-Chester Le Street) 5. Bartholomew Bainbridge (c.28 Oct 1785-Chester Le Street) 5. Jane Bainbridge (c.16 Jan 1788-Chester Le Street) 5. Robert Bainbridge (c.11 Jul 1790-Chester Le Street) 5. Henry Bainbridge (c.14 Apr 1793-Chester Le Street) 5. Thomas Bainbridge (c.1 Sep 1793-Chester Le Street) 3. Valentine Bainbridge (c.3 Mar 1706-Chester Le Street) sp: Jane Wilson (m.4 Dec 1731) 4. Thomasine Bainbridge (c.17 Sep 1732-Chester Le Street) 4. Ann Bainbridge (c.29 May 1737-Chester Le Street) sp: Peter Roginson (m.27 Dec 1756) 4. John Bainbridge (c.23 Dec 1739-Chester Le Street) 4. Frances Bainbridge (c.28 Feb 1742-Chester Le Street) 4. Christian Bainbridge (c.6 Feb 1743-Chester Le Street) sp: George Joplin (m.27 Aug 1763) 4. Robert Bainbridge (c.23 Feb 1746-Chester Le Street) 4. Elizabeth Bainbridge (c.28 Dec 1747-Chester Le Street) 4. Mary Bainbridge (c.26 Aug 1750-Chester Le Street) sp: Thomasin Dawson (m.22 Jun 1766)