John Walter & Emma COLDRIDGE of Whitestone

John Walter COLDRIDGE, born in Dunsford in 1868, is the second son of Henry & Emma COLDRIDGE of Bicton. He married Emma in Exeter and lived in Whitestone where they had 2 children – 1 daughter and 1 son.

John Walter COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 22 to Emma FULL, born around 1862, was registered in December 1890 in Exeter.

1891 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Whitestone
Nadder Water
Royal Oak Inn
Walter COLDRIDGE
Emma COLDRIDGE
24
29
Head
Wife
Packer

In 1891 John Walter & Emma are living in the Royal Oak in Whitestone. The census gives Emma's birthplace as Broadhempstone.

1901 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Whitestone
Royal Oak Inn
John W COLDRIDGE
Emma COLDRIDGE
Ada COLDRIDGE
Reginald COLDRIDGE
33
39
4
3
Head
Wife
Daughter
Son
Inn Keeper Pub

In 1901 John Walter & Emma are still managing the Royal Oak and they have 2 young children:

Ada Elizabeth COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1895 in St Thomas.

Reginald COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1897 in St Thomas.

There is a record of Emma's death when their children are still quite young:

Emma COLDRIDGE's death, aged 45, was registered in December 1906 in St Thomas.