Alfred & Naomi Coldridge of Wolborough

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

Alfred COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 43 to Naomi HARRIS, his second marriage, was registered in September 1896 in St Thomas.

1901 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Wolborough
69 Queen St
Alfred COLDRIDGE
Naomi COLDRIDGE
Frank COLDRIDGE
Percy R COLDRIDGE
Irene H COLDRIDGE
Rosa H COLDRIDGE
48
42
15
14
3
16
Head
Wife
Son
Son
Daughter
Servant
Corn & Forage Dealer
& Collector Gas Co
Learner at Post Office
Corn Merchants Asst
 
General Servant Dom
Wolborough
"Lieblich"
William ROBERTS
Sarah A ROBERTS
Thomas C HODDER
Maggie COLDRIDGE
Elizabeth BEER
Jessie HOARE
83
60
17
19
38
39
Head
Wife
Nephew
GDaughter
Visitor
Servant
Parish Clerk



Living On Own Means
General Serv (Domestic)

In 1901 Alfred & Naomi are living in Wolborough with their daughter Irene and 2 of Alfred's sons from his first marriage. I don't know whether Rosa is related to them or not. Maggie is also living in Wolborough with her maternal grandparents.

Irene Harris COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in December 1897 in Newton Abbot.

Rosa COLDRIDGE was born around 1885 but her birth registration has not been found.

1901 census for Manchester

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Manchester Bessie COLDRIDGE 22 Other Nurse Probationer

In 1901 Alfred & Ann's daughter Bessie is unmarried and living in Manchester.

1911 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Newton Abbot
25 Courtenay Park
Alfred COLDRIDGE
Naomi COLDRIDGE
Irene COLDRIDGE
Elizabeth Jane HARRIS
58
52
13
37
Head
Wife
Daughter
Sis/Law
Collector Newton Gas & Coke Co

School
Private Means
Newton Abbot
4 Laureston Rd
Lieblich
Sarah Ann ROBERTS
Maggie COLDRIDGE
Jessie HOARE
70
29
40
Head
GDaur
Servant
Private Means
Teacher of Music
Newton Abbot
29 Bank St
John Samuel ANNER
Charlotte Sawton ANNER
Charlotte WOOD
Frank COLERIDGE
48
52
68
25
Head
Wife
Lodger
Lodger
Confectioner


Sorting Clerk & Telegraphist

In 1911 Alfred & Naomi are living in Newton Abbot. Alfred's daughter Maggie is still living with her maternal grandmother, and his son Frank is also working locally.

1911 census for Cheshire

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Sale, Moorside Bessie COLDRIDGE 32 Nurse Nurse - Monthly

In 1911 Alfred's daughter Bessie is still unmarried and nursing in Cheshire.

There are records relating to the marriages of 3 of Alfred's children:

Frank COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 27 to Ellen M S WESTWOOD was registered in June 1912 in Newton Abbot.

Frank COLDRIDGE, age 27, Bachelor, GPO Clerk, residing 29 Bank St Newton Abbot, son of Alfred COLDRIDGE, Gas Collector, married Ellen Mary Susan WESTWOOD, age 29, Spinster, residing 10 Linden Terrace Newton Abbot, daughter of William WESTWOOD (deceased), School Master, on 6th May 1912 in the Parish Church of Wolborough St Mary after banns. Witnesses Alfred COLDRIDGE and Mary Lydia WESTWOOD.

Maggie COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 35 to Julian JULIAN (!), a French teacher, was registered in June 1917 in Newton Abbot.

Irene H COLDRIDGE's marriage to Walter W COLEMAN was registered in June 1944 in Tonbridge, Kent.

Ellen M S COLDRIDGE's death, aged 72, was registered in March 1955 in Exeter.

Frank COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 71 to Winifred A SMITH was registered in September 1956 in Exeter.

Winifred Adela COLDRIDGE's death, aged 92, was registered in August 1994 in Exeter. Her date of birth is given as 17th April 1902.

The following death and probate records relate to Alfred & Naomi and their family:

Alfred COLDRIDGE's death, aged 81, was registered in March 1935 in St Thomas.

Alfred COLDRIDGE of 17 Devon-square Newton Abbot Devonshire died 29 January 1935 at Exminster Devonshire Probate London 26 November 1937 to Naomi COLDRIDGE widow. Effects £13 6s. 1d.

Naomi COLDRIDGE's death, aged 80, was registered in June 1939 in Newton Abbot.

Naomi COLDRIDGE of 17 Devon-square Newton Abbot Devonshire died 31 May 1939 Probate London 15 September 1939 to Irene Harris COLDRIDGE spinster. Effects £511 11s. 9d.

Bessie COLDRIDGE's death, aged 81, was registered in June 1960 in Bournemouth.

Bessie COLDRIDGE of The Home 20 Riverside Avenue Holdenhurst Hampshire spinster died 14 June 1960 Probate Winchester 28 July 1960 to Irene Harris COLEMAN married woman. Effects £1687 19s. 9d.

Frank COLDRIDGE's death, aged 85, was registered in December 1970 in Exeter. His date of birth is given as 14th April 1885.

Frank COLDRIDGE of 10 East Av Heavitree Exeter died 17 October 1970 Probate Bristol 23 February. £10909.