Richard and Emily Coldridge of Bristol

Richard COLDRIDGE was born in Upton Pyne in 1849 and is the eldest son of Richard & Elizabeth COLDRIDGE. He had 4 children and lived in Brighton, Wolborough and Bristol. Richard, Emily and 3 of their children emigrated to Canada in the early 1900s.

Richard COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 34 to Emily Kate MILLS from Wolborough was registered in June 1883 in Newton Abbot. Emily was 11 years younger than him.

1891 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Wolborough
28 Union St
Richard COLERIDGE
Emily K COLERIDGE
Edith M COLERIDGE
Frances M COLERIDGE
Richard H COLERIDGE
Emma J VALLANCE
42
31
7
4
11m
14
Head
Wife
Daughter
Daughter
Son
Servant
Builders Clerk 
 
Scholar 
 
 
Gen Servant Domestic

In the 1891 census, Richard and family are recorded as COLERIDGE.

Edith Marie COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1884 in Steyning. In the census her birthplace is given as Brighton.

Frances Mary COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1887 in Newton Abbot.

Richard Hugh COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1890 in Newton Abbot. In the census his birthplace is given as Wolborough.

1901 census for Bristol

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Bristol Stapleton
Seymour Avenue
Sunningdale
 
Richard COLDRIDGE
Emily K COLDRIDGE
Edith M COLDRIDGE
Frances M COLDRIDGE
Richard H COLDRIDGE
Herbert H COLDRIDGE
52
41
17
14
10
5
Head
Wife
Daughter
Daughter
Son
Son
Book Canvasser
 
Milliner

In 1901 Richard and family are living in Bristol.

Herbert Henry COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1895 in Barton Regis. In the census his birthplace is given as Horfield (Bristol).

1911 census for Bristol

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Bishopton
16 Marley Square
Richard COLDRIDGE
Emily Katie COLDRIDGE
62
51
Head
Wife
Book Canvasser

In 1911 Richard and Emily are still in Bristol but their children are not recorded.

Edith Marie COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1884 in Steyning. In the census her birthplace is given as Brighton.

Frances Mary COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1887 in Newton Abbot.

Richard Hugh COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1890 in Newton Abbot. In the census his birthplace is given as Wolborough.

Herbert Henry COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1895 in Barton Regis. In the census his birthplace is given as Horfield (Bristol).

1911 census for Bristol

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Bishopton
16 Marley Square
Richard COLDRIDGE
Emily Katie COLDRIDGE
62
51
Head
Wife
Book Canvasser

In 1911 Richard and Emily are still in Bristol but Edith had married, and Frances, Richard and Herbert all emigrated to Canada in the early 1900s.

Edith Marie COLDRIDGE's marriage to William Henry DYER was registered in June 1905 in Bristol. [The 1911 census records them in Bristol with 3 children].

1911 census for Canada

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Yale & Cariboo
British Columbia
Frances COLDRIDGE 25 Employer  
Township 8
Brandon, Manitoba
Hugh COLDRIDGE 21 Lodger Labour
Township 8
Brandon, Manitoba
Harry H COLDRIDGE 15 Domestic Labour (farm)

In 1911 Richard and Emily's other children are recorded in Canada. According to the census, Hugh immigrated 1907 and Herbert (Harry) immigrated 1911.

1916 census for Canada

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
546 23th St
Brandon
Manitoba
Richard COLDRIDGE
Emily K COLDRIDGE
Richard H COLDRIDGE
Herbert H COLDRIDGE
67
56
25
20
Self
Wife
Son
Son
Income

Mail Clerk
Grocery Clerk

In 1916 Richard & Emily are recorded in Manitoba along with their sons. The census notes that Richard immigrated 1900, Emily and their sons immigrated 1903.

1921 census for Canada

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Brandon (City)
Manitoba
Richard COLDRIDGE
Emily COLDRIDGE
Richard COLDRIDGE
72
61
30
Self
Wife
Son
Clerk

In 1921 Richard & Emily are recorded in Manitoba along with their son Richard. The following records were found for the children's marriages:

Frances Mary COLDRIDGE's marriage to Ernest Alfred GOODMAN was recorded on 28th June 1913 in Brandon, Manitoba.

Herbert Henry COLDRIDGE's marriage to Mary Lee BAKER was recorded on 5th July 1919 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Richard Hugh COLDRIDGE's marriage to Louise Muriel THORNTON was recorded on 17th December 1921 in Brandon, Manitoba.

Frances later settled in North West Ontario in the Fort Frances area, and her mother must have followed later as the following record shows:

Emily Kate COLDRIDGE's death, aged 77, was recorded on 2nd February 1937 in Fort Frances, Ontario.

Richard and Herbert settled in Vancouver, and the following records were found:

Mary Lee COLDRIDGE's death, age 85, was recorded on 21st June 1983 in North Vancouver. She was born on 1st January 1898 in London, her father was Matthew BAKER, and she is noted as the widow of Herbert Henry COLDRIDGE.

Richard Hugh COLDRIDGE's death, aged 94, was recorded on 5th October 1984 in Vancouver. His date of birth is given as 13th May 1890, and his wife is noted as Louise Muriel THORNTON.

Louise Muriel COLDRIDGE's death, aged 90, was recorded on 17th May 1989 in Vancouver.