John & Harriet Colridge of North Bovey

John COLRIDGE, born in 1840, is the eldest son of John Ponsford & Susanna COLRIDGE of North Bovey. His marriage is recorded in the North Bovey parish register:

John COLRIDGE's marriage to Harriet LEE was recorded on 5th December 1872. The marriage was registered in December 1872 in Newton Abbot.

The North Bovey parish register records the baptism of 1 son to John & Harriet COLRIDGE:

Frank COLDRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 30th May 1875. Noted as NBT, carpenter.

1881 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Town Mills
John COLRIDGE
Harriet COLRIDGE
Frank COLRIDGE
41
48
5
Head
Wife
Son
Carpenter
Carpenter Wife
Carpenter Son

In 1881 John & Harriet are recorded in North Bovey with their young son. Harriet's birthplace is given as Chagford.

Frank COLRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1875 in Newton Abbot.

1891 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
In The Village Cottage
John COLRIDGE
Harriett COLRIDGE
Frank COLRIDGE
Lauritz J J LARSEN
51
58
15
17
Head
Wife
Son
Servant
Carpenter (Employer)

Carpenters Apprentice
Carpenters Apprentice

In 1891 John & Harriet are still in North Bovey with their son.

1901 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
[Village Cott 1891]
John COLRIDGE
Harriett COLRIDGE
61
68
Head
Wife
Carpenter

In 1901 John & Harriet are still in North Bovey but Frank has married and left home. John is living with Frank & Annie in 1911.

The North Bovey parish register records the burials of John & Harriet:

Harriet COLRIDGE's burial, aged 72, was recorded on 23rd February 1904, putting her date of birth around 1832. Noted as North Bovey. Her death was registered in March 1904 in Newton Abbot.

John COLRIDGE's burial, aged 74, was recorded on 25th July 1914. Noted as Fairbrook. His death was registered in September 1914 in Newton Abbot.

The following probate summary was found for John:

John COLRIDGE of Fairbrook North Bovey Devonshire carpenter died 21 July 1914 Probate Exeter 15 August 1914 to William COLRIDGE carpenter and Thomas VALLANCE farmer. Effects £377 5s. 4d.