John & Ellen Coldridge of Essex

John COLDRIDGE, born in Doddiscombsleigh in 1857, is the eldest child of Joseph & Elizabeth COLDRIDGE. He married and moved to Essex where he had 4 children.

John COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 26 to Ellen Anne GOSS was registered in June 1883 in Newton Abbot.

1891 census for Essex

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Essex
Writtle
Chequer Lane
Rollestones
John COLDRIDGE
Ellen A COLDRIDGE
Clifford J COLDRIDGE
Lorna J COLDRIDGE
Colin Goss COLDRIDGE
Ellen GOSS
Elleanor G WEBBER
Ada C BARTER
William H LEEWORTHY
34
32
7
5
2
57
25
20
20
Head
Wife
Son
Daughter
Son
Mth-Law
Visitor
Govn
Servant
Farmer
 
 
 
 
Living On Own Means
Dependant On Father
Governess
Farm Servant

The 1891 census records John COLDRIDGE, born in Doddiscombsleigh, as a farmer in Essex. His wife's birthplace is given as Torquay and all 3 children were born in Ashton, Devon.

Clifford John COLDRIDGE was baptised on 27th May 1884 in Doddiscombsleigh and his birth was registered in June 1884 in St Thomas.

Lorna Josephine COLDRIDGE was baptised on 28th July 1885 in Doddiscombsleigh and her birth was registered in June 1885 in St Thomas.

Colin Goss COLDRIDGE was baptised on 9th April 1889 in Doddiscombsleigh, giving his residence as "Ashton", and his birth was registered in March 1889 in St Thomas.

1901 census for Norfolk

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Norfolk
Wilby
The Hall
John COLERIDGE
Ellen COLERIDGE
Sidney COLERIDGE
Ellen GOSS
44
42
6
69
Head
Wife
Son
M/Law
Farmer
 
 
Living on own means

1901 census for Hertfordshire

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Cheshunt
Theobald's Grammar
Clifford J COLERIDGE 17 Boarder Architect's Apprentice

1901 census for Norfolk

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
New Hunstanton Lorna COLERIDGE 15 Boarder Student

1901 census for London

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Lewisham
9 Eliot Place
Colin G COLERIDGE 12 Boarder Pupil

The 1901 census records John COLERIDGE, born in Doddiscombsleigh, as a farmer in Norfolk with his wife and youngest son. His older children appear to have been boarded out.

Sidney Keith COLERIDGE's birth was registered in June 1895 in Chelmsford.

1911 census for Norfolk

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Kings Lynn
Snettisham
John COLERIDGE
Ellen COLERIDGE
Ellen GOSS
Harriet Emily BATTINSON
54
52
77
34
Head
Wife
M/Law Servant
Farmer


General Servant Domestic
Swaffham Sidney Keith COLERIDGE 16 Boarder  

1911 census for Lancashire

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Liverpool Colin G COLERIDGE 22 Boarder Commercial Traveller
(Veterinary Medicines)

In 1911 John & Ellen are still in Norfolk, as is their son Sidney. Colin is away working in Liverpool. John & Ellen must have moved back to Devon at some point as the records of their deaths show:

Ellen A COLERIDGE's death, aged 70, was registered in December 1928 in Newton Abbot.

Ellen Anne COLERIDGE of 22 Chatsworth-road Torquay (wife of John COLERIDGE) died 26 November 1928 Probate London 16 February 1929 to the said John COLERIDGE retired farmer Sidney Keith COLERIDGE civil servant and Barrett Lennard Albemarle O'MALLEY barrister-at-law. Effects £1088

John COLERIDGE's death, aged 85, was registered in September 1942 in Newton Abbot.

John COLERIDGE of 28 Thurlow-road Torquay died 27 July 1942 Probate Llandudno 14 September 1942 to Samuel Herbert EASTERBROOK solicitor Lorna Josephine O'MALLEY (wife of Barrett Leonard Albemarle O'MALLEY) and Sidney Keith COLERIDGE civil servant. Effects £1582 12s. 9d.

 

Stephen O'Malley has kindly provided the following information:

Lorna Josephine COLERIDGE's marriage at the age of 24 to Barrett Lennard Albemarle O'MALLEY was registered in June 1909 in Docking. They had only one child:

Derek Keppel Coleridge O'MALLEY's birth was registered in December 1910 in Brentford. His marriage to Rachel Mary Genevieve MACDONALD was registered in December 1939 in Henley. He was a flying officer in the RAF and was killed less than a year later - his death was registered in September 1940 in Gainsborough.

Sidney Keith COLERIDGE's marriage to Myrtle F HOLTORP was registered in June 1940 in Battersea. They also had only one child:

Ann COLERIDGE's birth was registered in June 1941 in Loughborough.

Sidney Keith COLERIDGE's death, aged 82, was registered in June 1977 in Banbury. His date of birth is given as 19th February 1895.

Sidney Keith COLERIDGE of 20 Abbey Rd Barnstaple Devon died 12 May 1977 Administration Bristol 4 November 1977. £2776

Myrtle Freda COLERIDGE's death, aged 63, was registered in June 1977 in Barnstaple. Her date of birth is given as 1st February 1914.

Myrtle Freda COLERIDGE of 20 Abbey Rd Barnstaple Devon died 28 June 1977 Probate Bristol 10 October 1977. £18314

From information provided by Ann I found the following records relating to Sidney Keith's first marriage and his children:

Sidney K COLERIDGE's marriage to Georgina BESTWICK was registered in March 1922 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

John C G COLERIDGE's birth was registered in March 1923 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

Dorothy G COLERIDGE's birth was registered in September 1924 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

The Hull Daily Mail of 24 August 1940 lists Dorothy G COLERIDGE among the matriculation Board awards for Scarborough Girls' High Schools.

John C G COLERIDGE's marriage to Hazel M TAYLOR was registered in September 1945 in Scarborough, Yorks.

Sarah COLERIDGE's birth was registered in June 1948 in Leeds.

Judith COLERIDGE's birth was registered in September 1950 in Leeds.

John COLERIDGE's birth was registered in December 1952 in Leeds.

Laura COLERIDGE's birth was registered in December 1956 in Leeds.

Sarah COLERIDGE's marriage to Kevin J MURRAY was registered in September 1976 in Keighley.

Laura COLERIDGE's marriage to Cedric M WOOD was registered in September 1982 in Cambridge.

Dorothy G COLERIDGE's marriage to Oliver P EDMONDS was registered in September 1946 in Scarborough, Yorks.

Georgina COLERIDGE's death, aged 91, was registered in April 1990 in Trafford, Cheshire.