Alfred & Caroline Coleridge of Newton Abbot

Alfred COLERIDGE, born in Bristol in 1875, is the youngest son of Francis Drake & Ellen COLERIDGE of Bristol. He married Caroline in Bodmin at the age of 36 and they had 3 children – 2 daughters and a son.

Alfred COLERIDGE's marriage to Caroline Bessie C SHAW was registered in June 1911 in Bodmin.

1911 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Moretonhampstead
Cross Tree House
Alfred COLERIDGE
Amy Laura PROSSER
35
36
Head
H/keeper
Medical Practitioner

In 1911 Alfred is living in Moretonhampstead but not yet married. The parish register records the baptisms of 3 children to Alfred & Caroline COLERIDGE:

Margaret Ellen COLERIDGE's baptism was recorded on 9th May 1912. Noted as Cross Tree House, Surgeon. Her birth was registered in June 1912 in Newton Abbot.

Clifford Alfred George COLERIDGE's baptism was recorded on 6th January 1914. Noted as Cross Tree House, Doctor of Medicine. His birth was registered in March 1914 in Newton Abbot.

Helen Mary COLERIDGE's baptism was recorded on 14th July 1919. Noted as Cross Tree House, Medical Practitioner. Her birth was registered in September 1919 in Newton Abbot.

There are records of the marriages of Alfred & Caroline's children:

Helen Mary COLERIDGE's marriage at the age of 20 to John [Jack] WHITWELL was registered in September 1939 in Bodmin.

Margaret Ellen COLERIDGE's marriage at the age of 30 to Hubert J B KEILY was registered in March 1942 in Bodmin. There are records of the births of 2 children:

Caroline E S KEILY's birth was registered in March 1943 in Bodmin.

Bridget N S KEILY's birth was registered in March 1947 in Taunton.

Clifford A G COLERIDGE's marriage to Jean F LORNS was registered in September 1972 in Surrey NW.

There are also records of Alfred & Caroline's deaths and probate:

Alfred COLERIDGE's death, aged 70, was registered in June 1946 in Taunton, Somerset.

Alfred COLERIDGE of Plassey Cheddon-road Taunton died 28 April 1946 Probate Bodmin 24 August 1946 to Caroline Bessie Collins COLERIDGE widow. Effects £2579 7s. 4d.

Bessie C COLERIDGE's death, aged 69, was registered in December 1957 in Taunton, Somerset.

Caroline Bessie Collins COLERIDGE of Plassey 219 Cheddon Road Taunton widow died 12 December 1957 at Beauchamp House Nursing Home Hatch Beauchamp Somersetshire Probate Bodmin 4 March 1958 to Helen Mary FEAR (wife of Douglas FEAR) and John Sarsfield KEILY police inspector. Effects £6840 10s. 4d.