William & Elizabeth Colridge of North Bovey

William COLRIDGE, born in North Bovey in 1704, is the elder son of Thomas & Hannah (?) COLRIDGE. He married Elizabeth in Exeter but lived in North Bovey where they had 6 sons and 5 daughters.

William COLRIDGE's marriage to Elizabeth WILLS was recorded on 7th June 1742 in Exeter St Stephen [IGI].

The North Bovey parish register records the baptisms of 11 children to William & Elizabeth:

William COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 9th March 1743 (IGI: 7th March 1742).

John COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 3rd September 1745.

Matthew COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 13th August 1747 (IGI: 13th June 1747).

Elizabeth COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 30th May 1749.

Mary COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 6th February 1751 (IGI: 6th February 1750).

Richard COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 24th February 1752. His burial was recorded just 3 months later on 4th June 1752 (IGI: 14th June 1752). [†]

Rebecca COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 19th April 1753.

Richard COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 14th January 1755.

Sarah COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 5th October 1756, and her burial was recorded on 30th April 1757. [†]

Charity COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 4th January 1758.

George COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 3rd April 1760, and his burial was recorded 1 month later on 9th May 1760. [†]

The North Bovey parish register records the marriages of William & Elizabeth's daughters:

Mary COLRIDGE's marriage to Thomas COLRIDGE was recorded on 1st August 1776.

Rebecca COLRIDGE's marriage to Christopher CASELY was recorded on 9th November 1778.

Elizabeth COLRIDGE's marriage to Stephen LUCKHAM was recorded on 4th March 1783.

The Chagford parish register records the following marriage:

Charity COLRIDGE married Robert WANNELL on 29th July 1782 in the Parish Church of Chagford after banns. Robert signed and Charity made her mark. Witnesses James JEFFERY and Humphry ?? THORNE.

There are parish records for the burials of William & Elizabeth and family:

William COLRIDGE's burial, aged 75, was recorded on 2nd March 1780. Noted as husband of Elizabeth.

Elizabeth COLRIDGE's burial was recorded on 25th October 1785. Noted as widow of William.

John Coldridge's burial was recorded on 25th January 1811. Noted as son of William.

Richard COLRIDGE's burial was recorded on 18th September 1812.

Charity COLERIDGE's burial, aged 80, was recorded on 6th February 1845. Noted as Union House Newton.