John & Elizabeth Coldridge of Exeter

John COLDRIDGE, born in Doddiscombsleigh in 1815, is the third son of John & Betsey COLDRIDGE and was married for a second time in 1861.

John COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 46 to Elizabeth Hutchings BARRETT was registered in Exeter in September 1861.

John COLDRIDGE, Widower, Builder, residing St Paul Exeter, son of John COLDRIDGE, Farmer, married Elizabeth Hutchings BARRETT, Spinster, residing St Mary Major, daughter of Samuel BARRETT, Baker, on 29th August 1861 in the Parish Church of St Mary Major Exeter by licence. Both of age. Both signed. Witnesses Saml BARRETT and Matthew BARRETT.

A notice in the Western Times on 31st August refers to the marriage of Mr. J COLDRIDGE, builder, to Elizabeth Hutchings, youngest daughter of Mr. S. BARRETT, baker.

1871 census for Exeter

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Exeter St Lawrence
8 Bedford Street
John COLDRIDGE
Elizabeth COLDRIDGE
Mary Leach
Elizabeth COLDRIDGE
55
42
14
13
Head
Wife
Servant
Niece
Carpenter (Master)
 
Domestic Servant
Scholar

In 1871, John & Elizabeth are living in Exeter with their niece, Elizabeth, the daughter of Joseph & Elizabeth in Doddiscombsleigh. They appear to have had no children of their own.

John COLDRIDGE's death, aged 64, was registered in December 1880 in Exeter.

In 1881, John's widow Elizabeth is visiting Joseph & Elizabeth in Doddiscombsleigh.

1891 census for Warwickshire

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Warwickshire
Yardley
Station Road
"Allendale"
Barrett HERBERT
Bessie HERBERT
Margaret M HERBERT
Bessie B HERBERT
Beatrice M HERBERT
Elizabeth H COLDRIDGE
Elizabeth A LICKORISH
41
32
7
6
4
62
27
Head
Wife
Daughter
Daughter
Daughter
Aunt
Servant
Hosiery Traveller
 
 
 
 
Living on own means
General Servant

In 1891, Elizabeth is living in Warwickshire (with her niece I presume). Both Barrett and Bessie's birthplaces are given as Exeter. The 1901 census records Elizabeth, aged 72, still living with them but their address is then recorded as Worcester, Yardley.

1911 census for Exeter

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
4 Elton Road
Heavitree
Elizabeth COLDRIDGE 82 Boarder

In 1911 Elizabeth is recorded in Heavitree.

Elizabeth COLDRIDGE's death, aged 84, was registered in March 1913 in Exeter. She was buried in Exeter cemetery on 20th January 1913.