Thomas & Lilian Coleridge of Alberta (married c1920)

Thomas COLERIDGE, born in Doddiscombsleigh in 1861, is the second son of Joseph & Elizabeth COLDRIDGE. He emigrated to Canada around 1910, like his nephews Clifford and Colin, and later married and had 1 daughter.

1911 census for Canada

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
British Columbia
Thomas COLERIDGE 38 Lodger Farmer

In 1911 Thomas is recorded in central British Columbia, noted as immigrated 1909. The census gives his birthdate as Jan 1872, making him 10 years younger than expected. His occupation is given as farmer, but place where employed is given as CPR [Canadian Pacific Railway].

1921 census for Canada

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Rocky Mountain Park
Calgary West

In 1921 Thomas is recorded in Alberta. He is married with a young daughter and the census notes that Thomas immigrated in 1910 and Lily immigrated in 1915.

Thomas COLERIDGE's death, aged 74, was registered on 22nd February 1937 in North Vancouver. Noted as husband of Lily COLERIDGE and son of Joseph COLERIDGE, birthdate 22nd June 1862, until 1930 his occupation was Engineer (Steam) and Boiler Maker.

Lilian COLERIDGE's marriage to George Westmacott VEREY, Machinist - Engineer, aged 63, was recorded on 20th July 1939 in Vancouver. Both of them are widowed. Witnesses are Stephen & Lorna LEZETC. Lilian's parents are recorded as James DE'ATH and Louisa ORPWOOD of Bury St Edmunds.

The following records relate to Thomas & Lilian's daughter Lorna:

The death of LEZETC (Male) was recorded on 14th March 1938 in Vancouver, BC. His parents were Joseph LEZETC & Lorna COLERIDGE. [†]

Joseph Peter LEZETC's death, aged 29, was recorded on 5th May 1943 in Chilliwack, BC. He was born in Musjaw, Saskatchewan and his spouse was Lorna COLERIDGE.

Thomas James LEZETC's death, aged 52, was recorded on 23rd October 1992 in Vancouver. His date of birth is given as 19th May 1940, his parents as Joseph Peter LEZTEC & Lorna May COLERIDGE, and his spouse as Carol OLIVER.