Samuel Powning & Katherine Coldridge of Alphington

Samuel Powning COLDRIDGE, born in Exeter in 1827, is the eldest son of Samuel Taylor & Maria COLDRIDGE. He married for a second time at the age of 57 and lived in Alphington.

Samuel Powning COLDRIDGE's marriage to Katharine LANDON was registered in September 1884 in Axminster. Katharine was born around 1843 in Cutiack, India and so was about 41 when they married.

1891 census for Alphington

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Alphington
The Lodge Private Hse
Samuel P COLDRIDGE
Katherine COLDRIDGE
Amy Beatrice COLDRIDGE
Mabel CARTER
Mary SMITH
64
48
19
19
30
Head
Wife
Daughter
Visitor
Servant
Retired Minister Church Of England



Domestic Cook

In 1891 Samuel Powning is retired and living in Alphington with his wife and his surviving daughter from his first marriage.

1891 census for Dorset

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Melbury Osmond
Melbury St, Rectory
Harry W COLDRIDGE 18 Boarder Army Student

In 1891 Samuel Powning 's son is recorded in Melbury Osmond near Yeovil.

1901 census for Alphington

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Alphington
The Lodge
Samuel COLDRIDGE
Katherine COLDRIDGE
Edith LANGDON
Emily RICE
Emily KELLAND
73
58
60
24
20
Head
Wife
Visitor
Servant
Servant
Clerk In Holy Orders

Own Means
Domestic
Domestic

In 1901 Samuel Powning & Katherine are still living in Alphington. Their visitor, who was born in Almora, India, is presumably Katherine's sister.

There are BMD records for his 2 surviving children's marriages:

Amy Beatrice COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 20 to Arthur GIFFARD, born around 1863, was registered in June 1893 in St Thomas.

Harry Wilton COLDRIDGE's marriage at the age of 33 to Anna LANDON was registered in June 1907 in St Thomas. However, they don't appear in the 1911 census.

I also found the following death and probate records:

Samuel P COLDRIDGE's death, aged 78, was registered in December 1905 in Newton Abbot.

The reverend Samuel Powning COLDRIDGE of Ilex-lodge Dawlish Devonshire clerk died 9 October 1905 Probate London 24 November 1905 to Katherine COLDRIDGE widow the reverend Francis Hardwicke MANLEY clerk and Charles Tanner Kingdom ROBERTS solicitor Effects £11204 8s. 3d.

Katherine COLDRIDGE's death, aged 75, was registered in March 1918 in Tiverton.

Amy B GIFFARD's death, aged 47, was registered in June 1920 in Epsom.

Henry W COLDRIDGE's death, aged 48, was registered in December 1923 in Carmarthen.

Harry Wilton COLDRIDGE of Neptune-villa Ferryside-street Ishmael Carmarthenshire died 11 November 1923 Probate London 12 February 1924 to Arthur GIFFARD esquire. Effects £699 16s.