Alfred & Ann Coldridge of Wolborough

Alfred COLDRIDGE, born in Heavitree in 1853, is the second son of Richard & Elizabeth COLDRIDGE. He lived in Wolborough and had 6 children by his first marriage.

Alfred COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 25 to Ann ROBERTS was registered in March 1878 in Newton Abbot.

Alfred COLDRIDGE, age 24, Bachelor, Contractor, son of Richard COLDRIDGE, Contractor, married Ann ROBERTS, age 28, Spinster, daughter of William ROBERTS, Parish Clerk, on 7th February 1878 in the Parish Church of St Mary Wolborough by Superintendent Registrar's Certificate. Both residing Newton Abbot. Both signed. Witnesses William ROBERTS and Angeline Sophia CARLILE.

1881 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Wolborough
40 Courtney St
Ann COLEDRIDGE
Bessie COLEDRIDGE
Alfred COLEDRIDGE
Richard COLEDRIDGE
Matilda COLEDRIDGE
31
2
5m
32
21
Wife
Daughter
Son
Boarder
Visitor
Contractor Wife
 
 
Clerk

In 1881, Alfred is at his parents in Exeter on census day while his own family are recorded as COLEDRIDGE. Alfred's brother Richard is living with them and his sister Matilda is visiting.

Bessie COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1879 in Newton Abbot.

Alfred COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in December 1880 in Newton Abbot. His death, aged only 17, was registered in December 1898 in Newton Abbot.

1891 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Wolborough
69 Queen St
Alfred COLERIDGE
Bessie COLERIDGE
Alfred COLERIDGE
Maggie COLERIDGE
Leonard COLERIDGE
Frank COLERIDGE
Percy R COLERIDGE
Eliza GIBSON
Annie L EMMETT
38
12
10
9
7
5
4
43
13
Head
Daughter
Son
Daughter
Son
Son
Son
Servant
Servant
Corn Dealer, Collector of Gas Rate
Scholar 
Scholar 
Scholar 
Scholar 
Scholar 
 
Head Servant Domestic
Gen Servant Domestic

In 1891, Alfred is recorded as COLERIDGE. He is living with his 6 children and is widowed. His wife Ann died shortly after their youngest son Percy was born.

Maggie COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1882 in Newton Abbot.

Leonard COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in December 1883 in Newton Abbot.

Frank COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1885 in Newton Abbot.

Percy Roberts COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in December 1886 in Newton Abbot.

Ann COLDRIDGE's death, aged 36, was registered in March 1887 in Newton Abbot.