Mark & Amelia Coldridge of St Thomas

Mark COLDRIDGE, born in East Budleigh in 1883, is the youngest son of Henry & Emma COLDRIDGE of Bicton. He had 6 children – 2 sons and 4 daughters, one of whom died aged 1.

Mark COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 24 to Amelia Elizabeth DENLEY was registered in March 1908 in St Thomas.

Mark COLDRIDGE, age 24, Bachelor, Gamekeeper, son of Henry COLDRIDGE, Labourer, married Amelia Elizabeth DENLEY, age 24, Spinster, daughter of Thomas DENLEY, Labourer, on 23rd February 1908 in the Parish Church of Clyst Honiton after banns. Both residing Clyst Honiton. Witnesses Eliza Jane DENLEY and Charlie LANDFORD.

1911 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Sowton (nr Exeter)
The Village
Mark COLDRIDGE
Amelia COLDRIDGE
Ivy COLDRIDGE
Winifred COLDRIDGE
Walter COLDRIDGE
27
27
2
1
9m
Head
Wife
Daur
Daur
Son
Game-Keeper

In 1911 Mark & Amelia are recorded in Sowton with 3 young children. Ivy and Winifred's birthplaces are given as Honiton Clyst, and Walter's is given as Sowton:

Ivy Amelia COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1908 in St Thomas.

Winifred May COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1909 in St Thomas.

Walter H COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1910 in St Thomas.

There are further records after 1911 for the births of Mark & Amelia's children:

Ada COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1913 in St Thomas. Her death, aged 1, was registered in June 1915 in St Thomas. [†]

Stanley M COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in December 1916 in St Thomas.

Doris M COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1921 in St Thomas.

Shortly after Doris's birth, there is a record of Mark's death:

Mark COLDRIDGE's death, aged 38, was registered in September 1921 in Exeter. He died on 27th August 1921 and was buried in Doddiscombsleigh.

[Amelia] Elizabeth COLDRIDGE died on 26th July 1964, aged 80, and was buried in Doddiscombsleigh.

There are also marriage and death records relating to Mark & Amelia's children:

Walter H COLDRIDGE's marriage to Helen A BAKER was registered in December 1942 in Basingstoke.

Walter Henry COLDRIDGE's death, aged 71, was registered in December 1981 in Brighton.

Helen Agnes COLDRIDGE's death, aged 91, was registered in July 1999 in Brighton. Her date of birth is given as 10th December 1907.

Stanley M COLDRIDGE's marriage to Queenie M DAVIES was registered in December 1946 in Barnstaple.

Stanley Mark COLDRIDGE's death, aged 59, was registered in March 1976 in Torbay.

Stanley Mark COLDRIDGE of Queda 158 Dartmouth Rd Paignton died 12 January 1976 Administration Bristol 17 August 1976 £5492

Ivy A COLDRIDGE's marriage to Albert E H COLLIER was registered in September 1946 in Plymouth.

Winifred M COLDRIDGE's marriage to Edward G SHERRIFF was registered in September 1948 in Exeter.

Doris M COLDRIDGE's marriage to Leonard MORRIS was registered in March 1955 in Exeter.