John Ponsford & Susanna Colridge of North Bovey

John Ponsford COLRIDGE, born in 1815, is the eldest son of William & Susanna COLRIDGE of North Bovey. The North Bovey parish register records the following marriage:

John Ponsford COLRIDGE's marriage to Susanna FRENCH was recorded on 6th February 1840.

The North Bovey parish register records the baptisms of 8 children to John & Susanna COLRIDGE, mostly noted as North Bovey Town, carpenter:

John COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 1st April 1840. Noted as Rogers Well, carpenter.

Mary Ann COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 13th April 1845. [born 1841]

Thirza Jane COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 13th April 1845. [born 1843]

William COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 13th April 1845. [born 1845]

Susan COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 13th January 1850. Noted as 26/10/46.

Richard COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 13th January 1850. Noted as 18/6/48.

Eliza COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 13th January 1850. Noted as 18/12/49.

Aaron COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 27th June 1859. [born 1852]

1841 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Village
John COLRIDGE
Susanna COLRIDGE
John COLRIDGE
25
25
1
Head
Wife
Son
Carpenter

In 1841 John Ponsford & Susanna are recorded with their first son John.

John COLRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1840 in Newton Abbot.

1851 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
[Village]
John Ponsford COLRIDGE
Susanna COLRIDGE
John COLRIDGE
Mary Ann COLRIDGE
Thirza Jane COLRIDGE
William COLRIDGE
Susan COLRIDGE
Richard COLRIDGE
Eliza COLRIDGE
William HUTCHINGS
Denis Dymond HARVEY
Susanna IRELAND
35
37
11
9
8
6
4
2
1
23
17
72
Head
Wife
Son
Daughter
Daughter
Son
Daughter
Son
Daughter
Servant
Apprent
Lodger
Carpenter Master Employing 2 men

Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar



Carpenter
Carpenter Apprentice
Pauper

In 1851 John Ponsford & Susanna are recorded with 7 children.

Mary Ann COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1841 in Newton Abbot.

Thirza Jane COLRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1843 in Newton Abbot.

William COLRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1845 in Newton Abbot.

Susan COLRIDGE's birth was registered in December 1846 in Newton Abbot.

Richard COLRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1848 in Newton Abbot.

Eliza COLRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1850 in Newton Abbot.

1861 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Village
John Ponsford COLRIDGE
Susanna COLRIDGE
John COLRIDGE
Mary Ann COLRIDGE
William COLRIDGE
Richard COLRIDGE
Eliza COLRIDGE
Aaron COLRIDGE
45
47
21
19
16
12
11
9
Head
Wife
Son
Daughter
Son
Son
Daughter
Son
Carpenter Master Emp 1 man & boy
Carpenter's Wife
Carpenter Journeyman
Daughter
Carpenter Apr
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
North Bovey
Blackaller
John FRENCH
Jane FRENCH
William Edward FRENCH
Thirza COLRIDGE
John BROWN
John FROST
Walter ROUTERLY
41
41
1
18
19
19
12
Head
Wife
Son
Niece
Servnt
Servnt
Servnt
Frmr 96a Emp 2m & 2b
Farmer's Wife
Farmer's Son
Servant (House)
Servant Carter
Servant Ploughman
Ploughman
Chagford
Jurston
John ELLIS
William ELLIS
John ELLIS
Richard ELLIS
Mary Ann ELLIS
Walter PIPER
Susan COLDRIDGE
75
31
29
22
24
9
15
Head
Son
Son
Son
Dau
Servnt
Servnt
Fmr 100 Ac Emp 2 Lab




Carter
General Servant

In 1861 John Ponsford & Susanna still have 6 children at home. Thirza is working for her uncle nearby and Susan is working a few miles away in Chagford.

Aaron COLRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1852 in Newton Abbot.

1871 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Part Of Yate House
John P COLDRIDGE
Susanna COLDRIDGE
John COLDRIDGE
Richard COLDRIDGE
Aaron COLDRIDGE
William E LOCKYER
55
57
30
20
19
4
Head
Wife
Son
Son
Son
Grndson
Carpenter

Carpenter
Carpenter
Carpenter
Scholar

In 1871 John Ponsford & Susanna and their 3 children are recorded as COLDRIDGE. William is Thirza's son.

Thirza J COLRIDGE's marriage to Richard LOCKYER was registered in March 1866 in Newton Abbot.

1871 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Okehampton
Drewsteignton
Shilstone Farm
William ELLIS
Mary ELLIS
George ELLIS
Albert ELLIS
Mary Ann COLRIDGE
George OLDING
James JURY
78
45
28
12
27
19
16
Head
Daughter
Son
Nephew
Visitor
Servant
Servant
 
Dawlish
Inkerman Cottages
Fredrick J COX
Fredrick J COX
Sarah A COX
William COLRIDGE
John POOK
38
15
13
26
24
Head
Son
Daughter
Lodger
Lodger
Joiner


Joiner
Joiner

In 1871 John Ponsford & Susanna's daughter Mary Ann is visiting Drewsteignton and their son William is living in Dawlish.

The North Bovey parish register has a record of their daughter's marriage:

Mary Ann COLRIDGE married William EASTON of Lustleigh on 12th January 1874 in the Parish Church of North Bovey. The marriage was registered in March 1874 in Newton Abbot.

1881 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Village
John Ponsford COLDRIDGE
Susanna COLDRIDGE
Wm Edward LOCKYER
65
67
15
Head
Wife
Grndson
Carpenter
Bovey Tracey
Moorside House
Elizabeth E M CAMPBELL
Emma A ROWE
Henry ROWE
Susan COLDRIDGE
65
34
31
33
Head
Servant
Servant
Servant
Wellmington
Servant Domestic
Servant Domestic
Gardiner

In 1881 John Ponsford & Susanna are still living in North Bovey with their grandson. Their daughter is working in Bovey Tracey.

1891 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Cottage
Susanna COLRIDGE
Susan COLRIDGE
77
44
Head
Daughter
Own Means
Own Means

In 1891 Susanna is widowed. The parish register records John's burial:

John Ponsford COLRIDGE's burial, aged 65, was recorded on 13th June 1881. Noted as North Bovey. His death was registered in June 1881 in Newton Abbot.

There are parish burial records for Susanna and her daughter, and a probate summary for Susan:

Susan COLRIDGE's burial, aged 47, was recorded on 14th June 1894. Noted as North Bovey. Her death was registered in June 1894 in Newton Abbot.

Susan COLRIDGE of North Bovey Devon spinster died 9 June 1894 Administration (with Will) Exeter 20 July 1894 to Eliza COLRIDGE spinster. Effects £372 3s. 1d.

Susanna COLRIDGE's burial, aged 81, was recorded on 19th January 1895. Noted as North Bovey. Her death was registered in March 1895 in Newton Abbot.