Sir Brook Bridges, 1st Baronet
Brook Bridges junior inherited Goodnestone Park in 1717 on the death of his father, who had bought the estate in 1705.  He was admitted to Middle Temple on 25 April 1713 and created 1st Baronet Bridges, of Goodneston, on 19 April 1718.
He married twice; firstly Margaret Marsham, the daughter of Sir Robert Marsham, 4th Baronet and Margaret Bosville, on 23 June 1707, with whom he had two children:
- Margaret Bridges
- Sir Brook Bridges, 2nd Baronet (12 Mar 1708 – 23 May 1733)
and secondly Mary Hales, daughter of Sir Thomas Hales, 2nd Baronet and Mary Pym, before 1724. 
- The Baronetage of England, Volume 3, William Betham, Burrell and Bransby, 1803
- A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Empire, John Bernard Burke, Colburn, 1852
- "Fellow details". Royal Society. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
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