Thomas & Elizabeth Colridge of North Bovey

Thomas COLRIDGE, born in 1825, is the elder son of Thomas & Grace COLRIDGE of North Bovey.

Thomas COLDRIDGE's marriage to Elizabeth CORNISH was registered in December 1847 in Exeter.

The North Bovey parish register records the baptisms of 10 children to Thomas & Elizabeth COLRIDGE, with notes relating to abode and father's occupation:

Thomas Cornish COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 10th April 1848 (Youldon, lab).

John COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 13th January 1850 (Youldon, lab).

William Henry COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 18th April 1852 (Wormhill, farmer). [WH1]

Grace Cornish COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 9th July 1854 (Wormhill, farmer).

Elizabeth Mary COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 3rd February 1856 (Wormhill, farmer).

Richard COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 3rd July 1860 (Wormhill, farmer).

Ann COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 18th April 1862 (Littaford, farmer).

James COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 6th September 1863 (Littaford, farmer).

Simon COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 21st May 1865 (Littaford, farmer).

Edward COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 16th December 1866 (Littaford, farmer).

1851 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Higher Wormhill Farm
Thomas COLRIDGE
Elizabeth COLRIDGE
John COLRIDGE
25
25
1
Head
Wife
Son
Agricultural Labourer

In 1851 Thomas & Elizabeth are recorded with their younger son. Their elder son, Thomas Cornish, is with his grandparents.

1861 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Higher Wormhill Farm
Thomas COLRIDGE Jr
Elizabeth COLRIDGE
John COLRIDGE
William Henry COLRIDGE
Grace Cornish COLRIDGE
Elizabeth M COLRIDGE
Richard COLRIDGE
35
35
11
9
6
5
9m
Head
Wife
Son
Son
Daughter
Daughter
Son
Farmer's Son
Farmer's Wife
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
North Bovey
Youldon
John CORNISH
Elizabeth CORNISH
John CORNISH
Thomas CORNISH
John Cornish CUMING
Thos Cornish COLRIDGE
Joseph MILTON
Emanuel BROCK
Eliza WALDRON
Mary Ann TATTERSHALL
80
70
42
38
17
13
15
13
17
13
Head
Wife
Son
Son
Grnson
Grnson
Servnt
Servnt
Servnt
Servnt
Frmr 107a Emp 3m & 1b
Farmer's Wife
Farmer's Son
Son
Scholar
Scholar
Servant Carter
Servant Ploughboy
House Servant
House Servant

In 1861 Thomas & Elizabeth and 5 children are recorded in North Bovey. Thomas Cornish is living with his maternal grandparents.

Thomas Cornish COLRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1848 in Newton Abbot.

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

William Henry COLRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1852 in Newton Abbot.

Grace Cornish COLRIDGE's birth registration has not been found.

Elizabeth (Mary) COLRIDGE's birth registration has not been found.

Richard COLRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1860 in Newton Abbot.

1871 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Littaford
Southmead's
Thomas COLRIDGE
Elizabeth COLRIDGE
William Henry COLRIDGE
Richard COLRIDGE
Ann COLRIDGE
James COLRIDGE
Simon COLRIDGE
Edward COLRIDGE
James AGGETT
45
45
19
10
9
7
5
4
16
Head
Wife
Son
Son
Daughter
Son
Son
Son
Servant
Farmer of 64 acres

Farmer's son
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Farm Servant
Plympton St Mary
Holbeton, Flete
Grace C COLERIDGE
Elizth Mary COLERIDGE
17
15
Servant
Servant
Kitchenmaid
Housemaid

In 1871 Thomas & Elizabeth are living in North Bovey with 6 of their children, their 2 older daughters are working in Plympton.

Ann COLRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1862 in Newton Abbot.

James COLRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1863 in Newton Abbot.

Simon COLRIDGE's birth registration has not been found.

Edward COLRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1867 in Newton Abbot.

1881 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Ipplepen
Dainton Village
Thomas COLRIDGE
Elizabeth COLRIDGE
William H COLRIDGE
Elizabeth M COLRIDGE
Richard COLRIDGE
Ann COLRIDGE
Simon COLRIDGE
Edward COLRIDGE
55
55
30
24
20
19
16
14
Head
Wife
Son
Daughter
Son
Daughter
Son
Son
Small Farmer

Butcher

Butcher
(At Home)
Exeter St Mary Major
67 South St
William NOTT
Susan NOTT
Susan NOTT
Eliza HORE
George RADDON
James COLRIDGE
William PRING
James THORNE
58
65
22
22
21
16
16
13
Head
Wife
Daur
Serv
Serv
Serv
Serv
Serv
Butcher

Butchers Daur
Domestic Servant
Butchers Assistant
Butchers Assistant
Butchers Apprentice
Butchers Apprentice
Christow
Beckhams
Mary PARTRIDGE
James PARTRIDGE
Mary G COLDRIDGE
Edith MITCHELL
61
24
8
6
Head
Son
Nurse Ch
Nurse Ch
Pauper
Farm Labourer
Scholar
Scholar

In 1881 Thomas & Elizabeth are living in Ipplepen. Their son James, who is actually 18, is in Exeter at the same address as William Henry COLRIDGE is recorded on his death in 1906. Their granddaughter Mary Grace, recorded as COLDRIDGE, is a "nurse child" in Christow. She is probably the daughter of Thomas Cornish whose wife Mary Anna died in 1875.

Mary Grace COLRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1873 in Newton Abbot.

1891 census for Ipplepen

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Ipplepen
Daignton
Thomas COLRIDGE
Elizabeth M COLRIDGE
Richard COLRIDGE
James COLRIDGE
Simon COLRIDGE
Mary Grace COLRIDGE
65
34
30
27
25
18
Head
Daughter
Son
Son
Son
Daughter
Butcher & Farmer

In 1891 Thomas is still living in Ipplepen and widowed. Mary Grace is incorrectly recorded as his daughter. The North Bovey parish register records the following burials:

Ann COLRIDGE's burial, aged 21, was recorded on 1st October 1883. Noted as Ipplepen, daughter of Thomas.

Elizabeth COLRIDGE's burial, aged 61, was recorded on 4th July 1887, putting her date of birth around 1826. Noted as Ipplepen, wife of Thomas. Her death, aged 61, was registered in June 1887 in Newton Abbot.

There are also records of two of Thomas & Elizabeth's daughter's marriages:

Grace Cornish COLRIDGE's marriage (to Frank William BECKER or George DODD) was registered in December 1877 in Newton Abbot.

Elizabeth Mary COLRIDGE's marriage to Henry Alfred CARY (or CAREY) was registered in September 1894 in Newton Abbot.

Thomas & Elizabeth COLRIDGE's unmarried sons are recorded in the later censuses:

1901 census for Ipplepen

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Ipplepen
Bridgestone Rd
Simon COLRIDGE
Richard COLRIDGE
Mary COLRIDGE
34
40
28
Head
Brother
Niece
Farmer & Butcher
Farmer & Butcher
Assistant Butcher

In 1901 Simon and Richard are unmarried and living in Ipplepen with their niece.

The following death registration and probate summary were found for Thomas:

Thomas COLRIDGE death, aged 73, was registered in September 1898 in Newton Abbot.

Thomas COLRIDGE of "the Grange" Ipplepen Devonshire retired farmer died 8 September 1898 Probate Exeter 11 October 1898 to Simon COLRIDGE farmer. Effects £2322 10s.

1911 census for Newton Abbot

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Ipplepen
Bridgett
The Grange
Simon COLERIDGE
Richard COLERIDGE
Elizabeth M MADDICOTT
Elsie M MADDICOTT
Florence MIDDLEWICK
45
49
51
16
19
Head
Brother
Sister
Niece
Servant
Butcher
Assistant Butcher
Housekeeper
Student
General Servant Dom.

In 1911 Simon and Richard are still unmarried. Their sister Elizabeth is widowed, and their niece Mary has married:

Mary Grace COLRIDGE's marriage to Fred Weymouth EMMETT was registered in December 1902 in Newton Abbot.

Mary Grace COLRIDGE, age 29, Spinster, residing The Grange, Ipplepen, married Fred Weymouth EMMETT, age 26, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Rosemount, Ipplepen, son of Thomas EMMETT (deceased), Farmer, on 27th October 1902 in the Parish Church of Ipplepen after banns. Witnesses Elbert MANNING and Anna EMMETT.

The following records were found relating to Richard & Simon:

Richard COLRIDGE's death, aged 69, was registered in June 1928 in Newton Abbot.

Simon COLRIDGE's death, aged 72, was registered in September 1937 in Newton Abbot.

Simon COLRIDGE of Swallows Ipplepen Devonshire died 16 September 1937 Probate Exeter 3 November 1937 to Harold Gaye MICHELMORE solicitor and John CHAPMAN accountant. Effects £22412 2s. 11d. Resworn £22717 2s. 11d.