John Newton & Ann Coleridge of Wellington

John Newton COLDRIDGE, born in Exeter in 1832, is the third son of Ernest & Sarah COLDRIDGE. He married Ann in Wellington, New Zealand when he was 42 and they had 1 son and 3 daughters.

John Newton COLERIDGE's marriage to Ann Isabella, only daughter of William Thomas Locke TRAVERS, took place on 17th January 1874 in St Paul's Church, and was recorded in the Wellington Independent.

The following New Zealand birth records were found for their children:

Ernest William George COLERIDGE's birth was recorded in 1875 in Wellington.

Alicia Maud COLERIDGE's birth was recorded in 1876 in Wellington.

Isabella COLERIDGE's birth was recorded in 1879 in Wellington.

Florence Ida COLERIDGE's birth was recorded in 1882 in Wellington.

Although census records are not kept in New Zealand, the following records were found:

John Newton COLERIDGE's death, age 53, was recorded in 1887.

Ann Isabella COLERIDGE's death, age 45, was recorded in 1892. A notice in the Fielding Star records her death on 5th September 1892 at the residence of her father W. T. L. TRAVERS, Wellington terrace.

Alice Maud COLERIDGE's marriage (at the age of 25) to Walter Goring JOHNSTON was recorded in 1901. The New Zealand Tablet notes that the wedding took place at the Lower Hutt in Wellington on 18th April 1901.

Florence Ida COLERIDGE's marriage (at the age of 40) to Ernest Roberts WHITE was recorded in 1922. The Evening Post notes that the wedding took place at St Paul's Pro-Cathedral in Wellington on 19th April 1992, and that Ernest was from Tara, Takapau, Hawkes Bay.

Isobel COLERIDGE's death, age 63, was recorded in 1941. According to a notice in the Evening Post she died at Hanmer Springs on 14th July 1941.