Thomas & Mary Coldridge of Doddiscombsleigh

Thomas COLDRIDGE, born around 1750 in Doddiscombsleigh, is the second son of Thomas & Mary COLDRIDGE, and is my great-great-great-great-grandfather.

Thomas COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 30 to Mary WILLIAMS was recorded on 12th December 1780 in Doddiscombsleigh. His occupation is noted as butcher.

The Doddiscombsleigh parish register records the baptisms of 10 children to Thomas and Mary COLDRIDGE or COLERIDGE (both spellings appear):

Anne COLDRIDGE was baptised on 21st July 1782 in Doddiscombsleigh.

John COLDRIDGE was baptised on 14th December 1783 in Doddiscombsleigh. He is my great-great-great-grandfather.

Mary COLERIDGE was baptised on 31st July 1786 in Doddiscombsleigh. Her burial was recorded 1 week later on 8th August 1786. [†]

Grace COLERIDGE was baptised on 29th July 1787 in Doddiscombsleigh.

Thomas COLERIDGE was baptised on 18th June 1789 in Doddiscombsleigh.

Mary COLDRIDGE was baptised on 17th October 1790 in Doddiscombsleigh.

Elizabeth COLDRIDGE was baptised on 7th June 1792 in Doddiscombsleigh.

William COLDRIDGE was baptised on 19th January 1794 in Doddiscombsleigh.

Charles COLDRIDGE was baptised on 10th January 1796 in Doddiscombsleigh. His burial was recorded 2 months later on 23rd March 1796. [†]

Rosamond COLDRIDGE was baptised on 23rd September 1798 in Doddiscombsleigh.

1811 census for Doddiscombsleigh

Address Name My notes
Graton Cottage
[age 73, born around 1738]
[age 68, born around 1743]
[age 61, born around 1750]
Graton Cottage
Edward HORE
William HORE
Elizabeth HORE
Elizabeth WILLIAMS
[age 29, born around 1782]
[age 29, born around 1782]

In 1811 Thomas COLDRIDGE is widowed and living with John & Mary Hore, presumably his son in law's parents. His daughter Ann and her husband are living next door with their children:

Ann COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 20 to Edward HORE was recorded on 22nd June 1803.

Thomas was the only COLDRIDGE of his generation recorded in the census, and is the father of John COLDRIDGE who was also recorded in Doddiscombsleigh in 1811.

The Doddiscombsleigh parish register records the burials of Thomas and Mary:

Mary COLDRIDGE, assumed to be Thomas's wife, was buried on 12th July 1808.

Thomas COLDRIDGE was buried on 13th July 1820, aged 72, putting his date of birth around 1748.

The Doddiscombsleigh parish register has the following records relating to Ann and Edward, and Edward's parents:

Ann COLDRIDGE was buried on 16th March 1823, aged 41.

Edward HORE was buried on 15th August 1834, aged 52, putting his date of birth around 1782.

John HORE was buried on 21st November 1818, aged 80.

Mary HORE was buried on 24th November 1822, aged 79.