Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885

Soldier and artist. Born in Canada, to Lt Cyprian Bridge RA and Elizabeth Powell Goddard. Joined 58th (Rutlandshire) Foot 1825, became lieutenant 1828, captain 1836 and major 1842. In Ceylon he married Sophia Anne Walker (d 1842). Married Louisa Bowen (d 1860) in 1843 and went to NSW to command the 58th detachment, which landed in 1845 at Auckland aboard the 'Slains Castle'. Commanded British forces in Bay of Islands, 1845-1846, then was Resident Magistrate at Russell Oct 1847-Jan 1850 and Deputy Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages at Russell in 1848. With one of his sergeants, John Williams, produced sketches and watercolour paintings. Left New Zealand on 25 Oct 1850 on the "Fairy Queen" to command the Depot of the 58th Regiment at Chatham, moving to Canterbury, Jersey and to Ireland 1858. The 58th regiment left NZ on 18 Nov 1858. (AJCP films of the Pay Lists and Muster Rolls for 58th regiment). Promoted to Brevet Lt-Colonel in 1854, and retired 1860. In 1862 he married Mary Louisa Williamson in London. Is buried in the family vault at Kensal Green Cemetery. His sons Cyprian Wynyard and Herbert Bowen settled in NZ. (Biographical details from Helan Whelan AT 13/11 7 Jun 2001, also at AT 13/14/1, 7 June 2001 and Artists' file, D&P; additional notes from John Raymond AT 13/14/1, 2 Dec 2002)

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[Williams, John] d 1905 :[Maori bargaining with a Pakeha. 1845 or 1846?]
Date: 1845 - 1847 By: Williams, John, -1905?; Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: A-079-017 Description: A European male, thought to be Joel Samuel Polack, facing three Maori men, one gesturing with two large woven kits of potatoes at his feet, another with pota...
[Williams, John] d 1905 :[Maori bargaining with a Pakeha. 1845 or 1846?]
Date: 1845 - 1847 By: Williams, John, -1905?; Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: A-079-017 Description: A European male, thought to be Joel Samuel Polack, facing three Maori men, one gesturing with two large woven kits of potatoes at his feet, another with pota...
Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 :Waimate Mission Station in 1845. [Engraved by] J. Whymper, from a sketch by Col. Bridge. [London, 1859]
Date: 1845 From: Thomson, Arthur Saunders, 1817?-1860 :The story of New Zealand (London, John Murray, 1859). By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: PUBL-0144-1-330 Description: Flax bushes in the foreground and three standing Maori; cows fenced in on the left. In the middle distance on the left, a church and a cluster of buildings ...
Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 :Waimate Mission Station in 1845. [Engraved by] J. Whymper, from a sketch by Col. Bridge. [London, 1859]
Date: 1845 From: Thomson, Arthur Saunders, 1817?-1860 :The story of New Zealand (London, John Murray, 1859). By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: PUBL-0144-1-330 Description: Flax bushes in the foreground and three standing Maori; cows fenced in on the left. In the middle distance on the left, a church and a cluster of buildings ...
Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 :View of the Waikadi Pa in flames after its capture and the enemy retreating on the brink of the hill at the back. [1845]
Date: 1845 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: A-079-003 Description: Redcoats and Maori in the foreground amongst low scrub, including flax and toetoe. A cleared hill (right) and bush-clad hill in the background.To the left i...
Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 :View of the Waikadi Pa in flames after its capture and the enemy retreating on the brink of the hill at the back. [1845]
Date: 1845 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: A-079-003 Description: Redcoats and Maori in the foreground amongst low scrub, including flax and toetoe. A cleared hill (right) and bush-clad hill in the background.To the left i...
[Bridge, Cyprian], 1807-1885 :View of the landing of the troops under Major Bridge to attack the pah of the Waikadi tribe, on the morning of 16th May 1845
Date: 1845 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: A-079-001 Description: Shows six canoes of British soldiers paddling up the Waikare Inlet towards low hills with some buildings of the Kapotai Pa in the background. Some soldiers s...
[Bridge, Cyprian], 1807-1885 :View of the landing of the troops under Major Bridge to attack the pah of the Waikadi tribe, on the morning of 16th May 1845
Date: 1845 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: A-079-001 Description: Shows six canoes of British soldiers paddling up the Waikare Inlet towards low hills with some buildings of the Kapotai Pa in the background. Some soldiers s...
[Williams, John] d 1905 :View of the landing of the troops under Major Bridge to attack the pah of the Waikadi tribe, on the morning of 16th May 1845
Date: 1845 Ref: A-079-011 Description: Shows small boat with 9 men aboard, some punting, making its way up inlet, which winds into distance among hills. There are two dwellings in the area of Kapo...
[Williams, John] d 1905 :View of the landing of the troops under Major Bridge to attack the pah of the Waikadi tribe, on the morning of 16th May 1845
Date: 1845 Ref: A-079-011 Description: Shows small boat with 9 men aboard, some punting, making its way up inlet, which winds into distance among hills. There are two dwellings in the area of Kapo...
[Bridge, Cyprian], 1807-1885 :Bombardment of Ruapekapeka Pa from a drawing 10 January 1846 by Major Cyprian Bridge [or] Sgt John Williams
Date: 1846 - 1922 From: Cowan, James :The New Zealand wars. Wellington, Government Printer, 1922. By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885; Williams, John, -1905? Ref: PUBL-0054-1-077 Description: Ranks of soldiers on flat land in the foreground, with a fenced raupo cottage to the left. On a hill behind, Ruapekapeka Pa, ringing with bursts of gunfire s...
[Bridge, Cyprian], 1807-1885 :Bombardment of Ruapekapeka Pa from a drawing 10 January 1846 by Major Cyprian Bridge [or] Sgt John Williams
Date: 1846 - 1922 From: Cowan, James :The New Zealand wars. Wellington, Government Printer, 1922. By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885; Williams, John, -1905? Ref: PUBL-0054-1-077 Description: Ranks of soldiers on flat land in the foreground, with a fenced raupo cottage to the left. On a hill behind, Ruapekapeka Pa, ringing with bursts of gunfire s...
Date: 1837-1847 Ref: fMS-Papers-7830 Description: Photocopies of correspondence of Lieut-Colonel Robert Wynyard from the papers of Colonel Hope of Luffness, of George W Hope, Under-Secretary at the Colonial ...
Date: 1837-1847 Ref: fMS-Papers-7830 Description: Photocopies of correspondence of Lieut-Colonel Robert Wynyard from the papers of Colonel Hope of Luffness, of George W Hope, Under-Secretary at the Colonial ...
[Bridge, Cyprian (Lieutenant-Colonel)], 1807-1885 :The attack on Pomare's Pa, 30th April 1845.
Date: 1845 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: A-079-037 Description: Shows a daylight view of a large naval sailing ship (possibly the HMS 'North Star') at left, firing cannons towards the high headland at the right. A small g...
[Bridge, Cyprian (Lieutenant-Colonel)], 1807-1885 :The attack on Pomare's Pa, 30th April 1845.
Date: 1845 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: A-079-037 Description: Shows a daylight view of a large naval sailing ship (possibly the HMS 'North Star') at left, firing cannons towards the high headland at the right. A small g...
Date: 1840 - 1844 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885; Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967 Ref: A-079-034 Description: View from a low hill looking down over cultivated land with houses and a large building with arched portals near a large harbour. The foliage of the surroun...
Date: 1840 - 1844 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885; Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967 Ref: A-079-034 Description: View from a low hill looking down over cultivated land with houses and a large building with arched portals near a large harbour. The foliage of the surroun...
Bridge, Cyprian (Colonel), 1807-1885: Journal of events on expedition to New Zealand
Date: 4 Apr 1845-13 Oct 1847 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: MSX-2891 Description: Account of the war against the Maori in the Bay of Islands. Journal entries 4 Apr 1845-19 Dec 1946, 30 Jun-13 Oct 1847 Source of title - Title page Variatio...
Bridge, Cyprian (Colonel), 1807-1885: Journal of events on expedition to New Zealand
Date: 4 Apr 1845-13 Oct 1847 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: MSX-2891 Description: Account of the war against the Maori in the Bay of Islands. Journal entries 4 Apr 1845-19 Dec 1946, 30 Jun-13 Oct 1847 Source of title - Title page Variatio...
From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: E-320-f-004 Description: Coastal profile showing rocky islets and possibly the mainland on the right Attribution on the basis of the handwriting, which matches Bridge's distinctive ...
From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: E-320-f-004 Description: Coastal profile showing rocky islets and possibly the mainland on the right Attribution on the basis of the handwriting, which matches Bridge's distinctive ...
Date: 1846 - 1970 From: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885: The Bridge prints 1970. Wellington, Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust Board, 1970 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885; Williams, John, -1905?; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust Ref: C-028-028-a Description: Ruapekapeka Pa in the distance on a hill, with the smoke of gunfire around it. In the foreground, on a flat area, are British redcoats, some standing in line...
Date: 1846 - 1970 From: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885: The Bridge prints 1970. Wellington, Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust Board, 1970 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885; Williams, John, -1905?; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust Ref: C-028-028-a Description: Ruapekapeka Pa in the distance on a hill, with the smoke of gunfire around it. In the foreground, on a flat area, are British redcoats, some standing in line...
Date: 1845 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: A-079-035 Description: View across rolling countryside, with fenced fields, a road passing into the distance on the left, with several figures walking along it. Houses can be seen ...
Date: 1845 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: A-079-035 Description: View across rolling countryside, with fenced fields, a road passing into the distance on the left, with several figures walking along it. Houses can be seen ...
[Nops, John George, d 1847] :Plan of the road taken by the combined forces on their march to attack the rebel chief Kawiti, Decr & Jany 1845 & 1846. - Scale [ca. 1;63 360] - [ca 1846?]
Date: 1845 - 1846 From: Balneavis, Henry Colin, 1818-1876 :[Album, 1830s-1914] By: Nops, John George, -1847 Ref: E-952-f-109 Description: Lithograph map, showing route taken by soldiers from Waikare Inlet, via Kawakawa River River to Kawiti's Pa at Ruapekapeka Compare similar but more detailed...
[Nops, John George, d 1847] :Plan of the road taken by the combined forces on their march to attack the rebel chief Kawiti, Decr & Jany 1845 & 1846. - Scale [ca. 1;63 360] - [ca 1846?]
Date: 1845 - 1846 From: Balneavis, Henry Colin, 1818-1876 :[Album, 1830s-1914] By: Nops, John George, -1847 Ref: E-952-f-109 Description: Lithograph map, showing route taken by soldiers from Waikare Inlet, via Kawakawa River River to Kawiti's Pa at Ruapekapeka Compare similar but more detailed...
Date: 1771-1950 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2290 Description: Selected records of Bisley, Dursley and Dymock Parishes, and selections of private records. relevant to Australia and New Zealand Source of title - Transcri...
Date: 1771-1950 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2290 Description: Selected records of Bisley, Dursley and Dymock Parishes, and selections of private records. relevant to Australia and New Zealand Source of title - Transcri...
[Nops, John George, d 1847] :Plan of the road taken by the combined forces on their march to attack the rebel chief Kawiti, Decr & Jany 1845 & 1846. - Scale [ca. 1;63 360] - [ca 1846?]
Date: 1845 - 1846 From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 By: Nops, John George, -1847 Ref: E-320-f-001 Description: Lithograph map, possibly unpublished, showing route taken from mouth of Waikare River to Kawiti's Pa Extended Title - In: Maori war sketches, 1845-1850, acq...
[Nops, John George, d 1847] :Plan of the road taken by the combined forces on their march to attack the rebel chief Kawiti, Decr & Jany 1845 & 1846. - Scale [ca. 1;63 360] - [ca 1846?]
Date: 1845 - 1846 From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 By: Nops, John George, -1847 Ref: E-320-f-001 Description: Lithograph map, possibly unpublished, showing route taken from mouth of Waikare River to Kawiti's Pa Extended Title - In: Maori war sketches, 1845-1850, acq...
Date: 1845 - 1850 By: Williams, John, -1905?; Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885; Nops, John George, -1847; Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918 Ref: E-320-f Description: Scenes from the Northland campaign of the New Zealand wars, 1845-46, other Northland views, portrait of Hone Heke. Includes two items by unidentified artists...
Date: 1845 - 1850 By: Williams, John, -1905?; Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885; Nops, John George, -1847; Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918 Ref: E-320-f Description: Scenes from the Northland campaign of the New Zealand wars, 1845-46, other Northland views, portrait of Hone Heke. Includes two items by unidentified artists...
Date: 1845 - 1847 By: Williams, John, -1905? Ref: C-018-020 Description: An extensive view looking across water towards Te Wahapu Inlet with houses and barracks ranged along the shore and Cyprian Bridge's houses further up the hil...
Date: 1845 - 1847 By: Williams, John, -1905? Ref: C-018-020 Description: An extensive view looking across water towards Te Wahapu Inlet with houses and barracks ranged along the shore and Cyprian Bridge's houses further up the hil...
Date: 1845 - 1847 From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885; Williams, John, -1905? Ref: E-320-f-013 Description: The left-hand section of a view of Wahapu Inlet, Bay of Islands, looking across the water towards a hill with houses and barracks along the shore and one hou...
Date: 1845 - 1847 From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885; Williams, John, -1905? Ref: E-320-f-013 Description: The left-hand section of a view of Wahapu Inlet, Bay of Islands, looking across the water towards a hill with houses and barracks along the shore and one hou...
[Williams, John], d 1905 :Kororareka from the Wahapu, Bay of Islands, N.Z. [1849]
Date: 1849 By: Williams, John, -1905? Ref: A-079-020 Description: View from a rocky foreshore, with a bush-clad headland to the right, looking across to Kororareka (now Russell) with several houses along the beach at the to...
[Williams, John], d 1905 :Kororareka from the Wahapu, Bay of Islands, N.Z. [1849]
Date: 1849 By: Williams, John, -1905? Ref: A-079-020 Description: View from a rocky foreshore, with a bush-clad headland to the right, looking across to Kororareka (now Russell) with several houses along the beach at the to...