Further to the Original Message
From: "William Highley" <william(a)whighley.freeserve.co.uk>
Also from this site under "Index to Divorce and Matrimonial
1858-1903 is the following entry:-
+ RIDGERS Matthew Batten v RIDGERS Mary Ann b Steer
(I have written it as it appears)
From The Times dated Thursday, Jun 17, 1858; pg. 11; Issue 23022; col B
Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes, June 16.
Ridgers v Ridgers and Steer
"............ The Petitioner, a farmer in Hants, was married to the
respondent in 1832.
The respondent left him about two years afterwards, and has since lived with
The Court disolved the marriage."