John & Elizabeth Ann Colridge of Moretonhampstead

John COLRIDGE, born in 1828, is the youngest son of John & Betty COLRIDGE of Moretonhampstead. The Moretonhampstead parish register records the following marriage:

John COLRIDGE, Bachelor, Carpenter, son of John COLRIDGE, Carpenter, married Elizabeth Ann SCOTT, Spinster, Dress Maker, daughter of John SCOTT, Labourer, on 9th August 1855 in the Parish Church of Moretonhampstead after banns. Both of full age and residing Cross Street. Both signed. Witnesses Mary Jane SCOTT and John SCOTT.

The Moretonhampstead parish register records the baptisms of 6 children to John & Elizabeth Ann COLRIDGE, all noted as town, carpenter:

Elizabeth Ann COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 6th January 1856. Her burial, aged 4, was recorded on 14th January 1860. [†]

Emma COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 26th July 1857.

John COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 18th September 1859.

William COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 12th January 1862.

Charles Henry COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 31st July 1864.

Louisa Coldridge's baptism was recorded on 22nd September 1867.

1861 census for Moretonhampstead

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Moretonhampstead
Cross Street
John COLDRIDGE
Elizabeth COLDRIDGE
Emma COLDRIDGE
John COLDRIDGE
George WRIGHT
John LEWIS
33
35
3
1
17
18
Head
Wife
Daur
Son
Appren
Lodger
Carpenter (Master)

Scholar

Carpenter Apprentice
Shoe Maker Journeyman

In 1861 John & Elizabeth, with their two children, are recorded as COLDRIDGE.

Elizabeth Ann COLRIDGE's birth was registered in December 1855 in Newton Abbot. Her death was registered in March 1860 in Newton Abbot. [†]

Emma COLRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1857 in Newton Abbot.

John COLRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1859 in Newton Abbot.

1871 census for Moretonhampstead

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Moretonhampstead
Cross Street
John COLRIDGE
Elizabeth A COLRIDGE
Emma COLRIDGE
John COLRIDGE
William COLRIDGE
Charles H COLRIDGE
Louisa COLRIDGE
44
46
13
11
9
7
3
Head
Wife
Daughter
Son
Son
Son
Daughter
Carpenter

Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar

In 1871 John & Elizabeth are in Moretonhampstead with their 5 children.

William COLRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1862 in Newton Abbot.

Charles Henry (Harry) COLRIDGE's birth registration has not been found.

Louisa COLRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1867 in Newton Abbot.

1881 census for Moretonhampstead

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Moretonhampstead
Cross Street
John COLRIDGE
Elizabeth A COLRIDGE
John COLRIDGE
William COLRIDGE
Charles Henry COLRIDGE
Louisa COLRIDGE
52
56
21
19
16
13
Head
Wife
Son
Son
Son
Daughter
Carpenter

Carpenter
Carpenter
Carpenter
Scholar

In 1881 John & Elizabeth are still in Cross Street with 4 of their children.

1881 census for London

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Kensington
7 Notting Hill Square
Emma COLERIDGE 22 Servant  

In 1881 John & Elizabeth's daughter Emma, recorded as COLERIDGE, is working in London.

1891 census for Moretonhampstead

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Moreton Hampstead
Cross Street
Elizabeth COLRIDGE
William COLRIDGE
Henry COLRIDGE
Louisa COLRIDGE
65
27
25
22
Head
Son
Son
Daur

Carpenter
Carpenter
Dressmaker

In 1891 Elizabeth is widowed and living with her 3 younger children. There is a record of her youngest daughter's marriage:

Louisa COLRIDGE's marriage (to Richard JOY or Richard YOULDON) was registered in June 1894 in Newton Abbot.

The Moretonhampstead parish register records the burials of John & Elizabeth Ann:

John COLDRIDGE's burial, aged 54, was recorded on 26th January 1883. Noted as Moretonhampstead.

Elizabeth Ann COLRIDGE's burial, aged 69, was recorded on 18th May 1895. Noted as Cross St, wife of John.

The following probate summaries were found for John and Elizabeth Ann:

22 February 1884. The Will of John COLRIDGE late of Cross-street Moretonhampstead in the County of Devon Carpenter who died 21 January 1883 at Cross-street was proved at Exeter by Elizabeth Ann COLRIDGE of Moretonhampstead Widow the Relict the sole Executrix. Personal Estate £87.

Elizabeth Ann COLRIDGE of Cross-street Moretonhampstead Devon widow died 15 May 1895 Probate London 20 May 1895 to John COLRIDGE carpenter. Effects £30 7s. 6d.