John & Ephratah Colridge of North Bovey

John COLRIDGE, born in 1791 is the third son of William & Susanna COLRIDGE of North Bovey.

John COLRIDGE's marriage to Epprath WILLS was recorded on 8th November 1821 in Chagford.

The North Bovey parish register records the baptism of a daughter to John & Affrage COLRIDGE and a son to John & Elizabeth (believed to be Ephratah) COLRIDGE:

Betsey COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 20th May 1822. Noted as Shapley, yeoman.

John COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 24th July 1826. Noted as Shapley, yeoman.

1841 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Shapley
John COLRIDGE
Ephra COLRIDGE
John COLRIDGE
James KELLAWAY
John KELLAWAY
Elizabeth HORSHAM
Eliza MILTON
50
40
14
19
10
20
10
  Farmer


Ag Ap
Ag Ap
F Ap
F Ap

In 1841 John & Ephra are living at Shapley farm with their son. The North Bovey parish register records the marriage of their daughter:

Betsey COLRIDGE's marriage to Elias CUMING was recorded on 12th December 1839.

1851 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Shapley
John COLRIDGE
Ephra COLRIDGE
John COLRIDGE
Anna CUMING
Mary HANNAFORD
Anne THOMAS
59
49
22
9
30
13
Head
Wife
Son
GrndDau
Servant
Servant
Farmer of 130 acres emp 2 lab


Scholar
House Servant
House Servant

In 1851 John & Ephra are presumably still at Shapley farm, with their son and Betsey's daughter Anna.

1861 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Shapley
John COLRIDGE
Ephra COLRIDGE
James PIKE
Daniel FROST
Elizabeth FROST
70
60
22
10
17
Head
Wife
Servant
Servant
Servant
Farmer 100 acres Emp 1 man & 1 boy
Farmer's Wife
Ag Servant
Ag Servant
House Servant

In 1861 John & Ephra are still at Shapley farm but their son has married and left home.

The North Bovey parish register records the burial of Ephra COLRIDGE:

E..ra COLRIDGE's burial, aged 62, was recorded on 5th December 1862, putting her date of birth around 1800. Noted as of Shapley.

Ephra COLRIDGE's death, aged 62, was registered in December 1862 in Newton Abbot.