George & Elizabeth Coldridge of Exeter

George COLDRIDGE, born in Exeter in 1864, is the second son of Charles & Amelia COLDRIDGE and my great-grandfather's younger brother - there is only a year or so difference in their ages. He stayed in Exeter, married and had 6 children: 4 daughters and 2 sons.

George COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 32 to Elizabeth Ann LORAM (from Exeter) was registered in December 1896 in Exeter.

1901 census for Exeter

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Exeter
Heavitree
56 Park Road
George COLDRIDGE
Elizabeth COLDRIDGE
Kathleen M COLDRIDGE
Lilian COLDRIDGE
Isabella E COLDRIDGE
Blanche WATERS
36
33
3
2
1
18
Head
Wife
Daughter
Daughter
Daughter
Servant
Clerk




Serv. Domestic

In 1901 George & Elizabeth are living in Exeter with 3 young daughters, my grandfather's young cousins:

Kathleen Maud COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1898 in St Thomas.

Lilian COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1899 in St Thomas just a year after her sister Kathleen's (and a year before her cousin Lillian's).

Isabella Eileen COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in December 1899 in St Thomas.

1911 census for Exeter

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Exeter
14 Gordon Road
George COLDRIDGE
Elizabeth Ann COLDRIDGE
Kathleen M COLDRIDGE
Lilian COLDRIDGE
Eileen J COLDRIDGE
William G COLDRIDGE
Leslie I COLDRIDGE
Phyllis C S COLDRIDGE
Sarah A REIX
Edith MARKER
46
43
13
12
11
9
7
3
63
18
Head
Wife
Daughter
Daughter
Daughter
Son
Son
Daughter
Visitor
Servant
Chartered Accountant
Managing Clerk
School
School
School
School
School

Private Means
General Serv. Domestic

In 1911 George & Elizabeth are living in Exeter with their 6 children.

William Gerald COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in December 1901 in St Thomas. His death, aged only 35, was registered in December 1936 in Essex.

Leslie Jules COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1904 in St Thomas.

Phyllis Constance S COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1907 in St Thomas.

There are BMD records for 3 of their children's marriages:

Kathleen M COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 25 to Edwin BERESFORD was registered in June 1923 in Exeter.

Phyllis C S COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 25 to Amor C FAULKNER was registered in December 1932 in St Martin, London.

Leslie J COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 38 to Grace ROWBOTTAM was registered in March 1942 in Chippenham.

There are also records of the deaths of George & Elizabeth, and of their children:

Elizabeth A COLDRIDGE's death, aged 65, was registered in December 1932 in Exeter. She was buried in Exeter cemetery on 15th November 1932.

William Gerald COLDRIDGE's death, aged 35, was registered in December 1936 in Essex.

William Gerald COLDRIDGE of 413 Grove Green-road Leytonstone Essex died 15 November 1936 Administration Exeter 9 February 1937 to George COLDRIDGE corporate accountant. Effects £319 13s. 2d.

George COLDRIDGE's death, aged 85, was registered in March 1950 in Exeter. He was buried in Exeter cemetery on 1st April 1950.

George COLDRIDGE of St. Jules 14 Gordon-road Exeter died 28 March 1950 Probate Exeter 4 July 1950 to Lilian COLDRIDGE and Isabella Eileen COLDRIDGE spinsters. Effects £4326 11s. 4d.

Lilian COLDRIDGE, aged 62, was buried in Exeter cemetery on 11th July 1961.

Lilian COLDRIDGE of St. Jules 14 Gordon-road Exeter spinster died 7 July 1961 Probate Exeter 22 September 1961 to Isabella Eileen COLDRIDGE spinster. Effects £2094 1s.

Leslie Jules COLDRIDGE's death, aged 69, was registered in June 1973 in Chippenham.

Leslie Jules COLDRIDGE of Burton Hill Cottage Malmesbury Wilts died 16 April 1973 Probate Oxford 11 July 1973 £7395

Grace COLDRIDGE's death, aged 83, was registered in April 1989 in the Isle of Wight. Her date of birth is given as 6th October 1905.

Isabella Eileen COLDRIDGE's death, aged 90, was registered in March 1990 in Exeter. Her date of birth is given as 12th October 1899.