The Sugden Family dominated the early years of Emmerdale Farm and their family history has been explored quite well. When Emmerdale Farm began in October 1972 it featured the funeral of the patriarch Jacob Sugden. Now Victoria and Andy Sugden remain but Andy is only a Sugden through adoption. Here is a family tree of the Sugden family from the earliest known Sugden ancestor of Jack, Joe and Peggy to Victoria Sugden, Jack's 3rd blood child and daughter.
Josh Sugden born about 1835, Beckindale. Died c1856 in the Crimean War.
Joseph Sugden born about 1885. Married Margaret Oldroyd in about 1913.
Charles Sugden born c1880-1890
JOSEPH SUGDEN FATHER OF
Edward Sugden born about 1918, died 1941 in the Second World War.
JACOB AND ANNIE PARENTS OF
Peggy Sugden born 8th August 1946 who wed Matthew Skilbeck in 1968.
Jack Sugden born 28th November 1947 who wed Pat merrick 1982, Sarah Connolly 1994 and Diane Balckstock, 2006.
Joe Sugden born 28th May 1949, wed christine Sharp 1974 and Kate Hughes 1989.
JACK AND PAT PARENTS OF
Jackie Merrick born 2 November 1964 while Jack and Pat were unmarried and Pat married Tom in early pregnancy and said to Tom the baby was his.
Robert Jacob Sugden born 15 April 1986.
JACK AND SARAH PARENTS OF
Victoria Anne Sugden born 28 March 1994.