Samuel Taylor & Maria Coldridge of Exeter

Samuel Taylor COLDRIDGE, born in Exeter in 1799, is the eldest son of John & Elizabeth COLDRIDGE of Exeter. He married Maria when he was 26 and lived in Exeter where they had 1 son and 1 daughter (who died in infancy). The censuses record Samuel Taylor as widowed and living in East Budleigh and Exemouth.

Samuel Taylor COLDRIDGE's marriage by licence to Maria POWNING was recorded on 1st April 1826 in Exeter Holy Trinity. His occupation is recorded as surveyor.

In the following parish records of their children's baptisms, Samuel Taylor COLDRIDGE's occupation is recorded as land surveyor:

Samuel Powning COLDRIDGE was baptised on 22nd February 1827 in Exeter Holy Trinity.

Elizabeth Powning COLDRIDGE was baptised on 2nd August 1828 in Exeter Holy Trinity and her burial, aged 16 months, was recorded on 24th October 1829 in Exeter Holy Trinity. [†]

1841 census for East Budleigh

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
East Budleigh
Higher Budleigh
Near The Church
Saml COLDRIDGE
John COLDRIDGE
Celia COLDRIDGE
Jemima NORTHAM
Mary SUTTON
41
31
20
21
18
  Steward
Surgeon

Servant
Servant

In 1841 Samuel Taylor is widowed and living in East Budleigh together with his younger brother and sister.

Maria COLDRIDGE's burial was recorded on 14th December 1829 in Exeter St Leonard, just 2 months after the death of her daughter.

1841 census for Birmingham

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
King Edward School
New Street
Samuel COLDRIDGE 14  

In 1841 Samuel & Maria's son is recorded at school in Birmingham.

1861 census for East Budleigh

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
East Budleigh
Sun House
Samuel T COLDRIDGE
Samuel P COLDRIDGE
Anne COMBES
Louisa Ann DAVEY
61
34
24
19
Head
Son
Servant
Servant
Land Agent
Curate Of Otterton
Cook Domestic Servant
Domestic Servant

In 1861 Samuel Taylor and his son are living in East Budleigh.

Celia COLDRIDGE's marriage to Henry John MANLEY was registered in March 1864 in St Thomas.

1871 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Exemouth, Littleham
Bicton Place
S T COLDRIDGE
Emma WOOD
71
41
Lodger
Nurse
Retired Land Surveyor

In 1871 Samuel Taylor is being cared for in Exemouth and he died shortly after the census was taken. There is a probate record which notes the date of his death.

Samuel Taylor COLDRIDGE's death, aged 71, was registered in June 1871 in St Thomas.

Probate 7 July 1871. The Will of Samuel Taylor COLDRIDGE late of Exemouth in the County of Devon Gentleman who died 20 April 1871 at Exemouth was proved at Exeter by the Reverend Samuel Powning COLDRIDGE of Highweek in the said County Clerk the Son Edward Hunt ROBERTS of the City of Exeter Gentleman and Henry John MANLEY of Exemouth Esquire a Major on the Retired List of Her Majesty's Indian Army three of the Executors. Effects under £14,000