Richard & Mary Ann Colridge of North Bovey

Richard COLRIDGE, born in 1798, is the third son of William & Ann COLRIDGE of North Bovey.

Richard COLRIDGE's marriage to Mary Ann Holmes was recorded on 21st February 1827 in Chagford.

The North Bovey parish register records the baptisms of 7 children to Richard & Mary Ann COLRIDGE:

Richard COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 20th April 1828. Noted as Littaford, yeoman.

Susan COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 25th July 1830. Noted as Littaford, yeoman.

William COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 7th July 1833. Noted as Lepa, yeoman.

John COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 24th April 1836. Noted as Lepra, yeoman.

Ann COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 31st December 1839. Noted as Lepa, yeoman.

Mary COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 8th September 1844. Noted as Lepa, farmer.

George COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 8th September 1844. Noted as Lepa, farmer. His birth was registered in December 1844 in Newton Abbot.

1841 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Leapa
Richard COLRIDGE
Mary COLRIDGE
Richard COLRIDGE
Susan COLRIDGE
William COLRIDGE
John COLRIDGE
Ann COLRIDGE
Mary COLRIDGE
Ann COLRIDGE
George MIERS
Joseph TARR
40
35
13
11
8
6
3
9m
75
60
25
  Farmer







Ind.
Ag. Lab.
Ag. Lab.

In 1841 Richard & Mary Ann are recorded in Leapa with 6 children and Richard's mother Ann.

Ann COLDRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1838 in Newton Abbot.

1851 census for Canada West

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Southwold
Elgin County
Canada West
Richard COLERIDGE
Hannah COLERIDGE
Richard COLERIDGE
William COLERIDGE
Susan COLERIDGE
Ann COLERIDGE
Mary COLERIDGE
George COLERIDGE
56
46
25
21
19
14
11
9
  Labourer
Yarmouth
Canada West
John COLRIDGE 14   Servant

In 1851 Richard & Mary Ann (Hannah) with 6 of their children are recorded in Canada West (Ontario) – they emigrated sometime after 1844. Their son John is working in Yarmouth.

1861 Census of Canada

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Dunwich
Elgin
Canada West
Richard COLREDGE
Mary A COLREDGE
William COLREDGE
Ann COLREDGE
George COLREDGE
63
58
26
22
16
  Farmer

Labourer
Labourer
Labourer
St Thomas
Elgin, Canada West
Ann COLERIDGE 23   Servant
Ingersoll
Oxford, Canada West
John COLERIDGE 24   Stage Proprietor

In 1861 Richard & Mary Ann and 4 of their children (Ann twice) are recorded in Canada West.

1871 Census of Canada

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Orford
Bothwell
Ontario
Richard COLRIDGE
Mary Ann COLRIDGE
72
67
Head
Wife
Labourer

In 1871 Richard & Mary Ann are recorded in Orford, Bothwell district, Kent County, Ontario, which lies near lake Erie, about 100 miles SW of Toronto. West Elgin is a few miles from Orford.

1881 Census of Canada

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Orford
Bothwell
Ontario
Ritchard COLRIDGE
John RICHEY
Elizabeth RICHEY
Gertrude L RICHEY
Annie WESTON
83
32
29
4
20
  Farmer

In 1881 Richard is widowed but no record has been found of Mary Ann's death.

Richard COLERIDGE's death, aged 87, was recorded on 27th February 1886 at Howard, Kent, Ontario. Noted as born c1799 in England.