John & Jane Coldridge of Ide

John COLDRIDGE, born in Dunsford in 1848, is the youngest son of George & Sarah COLDRIDGE. He married Jane in Exeter and they had 1 daughter.

John COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 29 to Jane WRAYFORD, born around 1847, was registered in September 1877 in Exeter.

John COLDRIDGE, age 29, Bachelor, Farmer, residing St Edmund, son of George COLDRIDGE, Farmer, married Jane WRAYFORD, age 31, Spinster, daughter of Samuel WRAYFORD, Farmer, on 18th August 1877 in the Parish Church of St Edmund Exeter after banns. Both signed. Witnesses R S GANNIELEFFT and E VICKEY.

1881 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Ide
Prospect Place
West Town
John COLDRIDGE
Jane COLDRIDGE
Mary K COLDRIDGE
Alfrid COLDRIDGE
32
34
3
14
Head
Wife
Daur
Boarder
Wood Dealer


Agricultural Labourer

In 1881 John & Jane are living in Ide with their young daughter. Alfred is the eldest son of John's cousin Henry, who is living in Bicton near East Budleigh. In the census Jane's birthplace is given as Moretonhampstead, and her daughter's baptism is recorded in the North Bovey parish register, noted as town, labourer:

Mary Wrayford COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 3rd October 1877, and her birth was registered in December 1877 in Newton Abbot.

1891 census for Exeter

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Exeter St Mary Major
37 Coombe St
John COLDRIDGE
Jane COLDRIDGE
Mary COLDRIDGE
44
46
13
Head
Wife
Daughter
Dairyman (Notem)

In 1891 John & Jane are in Exeter St Mary Major and John is unemployed.

1901 census for Exeter

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Exeter St David
15 North St Lower
John COLDRIDGE
Jane COLDRIDGE
Mary W COLDRIDGE
Sydney A CROCKER
Thomas HINE
52
54
24
27
19
Head
Wife
Daughter
Boarder
Boarder
Dairy

Dress Maker
Joiner
Agricultural Labourer

In 1901 John & Jane have changed address but are still in Exeter with their daughter.

1911 census for Exeter

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Exeter
15 Lower North St
John COLDRIDGE
Jane COLDRIDGE
William DAVEY
Mary Wrayford DAVY
Henry N DAVY
Stanley DAVY
Bessie WILLEY
Samuel HAWKE
Joseph BARRATT
65
66
44
30
2
1
40
40
25
Head
Wife
Son-law
Wife
Son
Son
Boarder
Boarder
Boarder
Dairyman

Carpenter



Dairy Work
Porter
Painter

In 1911 John & Jane are still in Exeter with their daughter and grandchildren:

Mary Wrayford COLDRIDGE's marriage to William DAVEY was registered in June 1907 in Exeter.

Mary Wreford COLDRIDGE, age 29, Spinster, Dressmaker, residing 15 Lower North Street, daughter of John COLDRIDGE, Dairyman, married William DAVEY, age 40, Bachelor, Carpenter, residing 20 Bartholemew St West, son of William DAVEY, Miller, on 6th April 1907 in the Parish Church of St David Exeter by licence. Witnesses John COLDRIDGE and Henry John DAVEY.

Mary W DAVEY's death, aged 73, was registered in December 1950 in Exeter.

There are records of John & Jane's deaths:

John COLDRIDGE's death, aged 64, was registered in December 1912 in Exeter.

Jane COLDRIDGE's death, aged 71, was registered in March 1916 in Exeter.