William & Mary Colridge of Moretonhampstead

William COLRIDGE, born in 1862, is the second son of John & Elizabeth Ann COLRIDGE of Moretonhampstead.

The Moretonhampstead parish register records the following marriage:

William COLRIDGE, age 30, Bachelor, Carpenter, son of John COLRIDGE (deceased), Carpenter, married Mary Grace ELLIS, age 24, Spinster, daughter of George ELLIS, Farmer, on 29th June 1893 in the Parish Church of Moretonhampstead after banns. Both signed. Witnesses George ELLIS, Annie Blake ELLIS, Louisa COLRIDGE.

William COLRIDGE's marriage to Mary Grace ELLIS was registered in June 1893 in Newton Abbot.

1901 census for Moretonhampstead

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Moreton Hampstead
Forder St

In 1901 William & Mary are recorded in Moretonhampstead. The census gives Mary's birthplace as Halwill (west of Okehampton).

The North Bovey parish register records the burial of William & Mary's daughter:

Annie Louise COLRIDGE's burial, aged 0, was recorded on 9th November 1903. Noted as Ford St 1hr.

Annie Louise COLRIDGE's birth was registered in December 1903 in Newton Abbot, and her death, aged 0, was registered in December 1903 in Newton Abbot. [†]

The Moretonhampstead parish register has a record of William & Mary's burials:

William COLRIDGE's burial, aged 75, was recorded on 18th March 1937. Noted as Forder St. His death, aged 75, was registered in March 1937 in Newton Abbot.

Mary Grace COLRIDGE's burial, aged 90, was recorded on 17th May 1960, putting her date of birth around 1870. Noted as Teddington. Mary G COLRIDGE's death, aged 90, was registered in June 1960 in Middlesex South.

The following probate summaries were found for William & Mary:

William COLRIDGE of Ford-street Moretonhampstead Devonshire died 13 March 1937 Probate London 4 May 1937 to Mary Grace COLRIDGE widow. Effects £835 6s. 6d.

Mary Grace COLRIDGE of 36 Defoe Avenue Kew Gardens Richmond Surrey widow died 12 May 1960 at Teddington Medical Nursing Home Teddington Middlesex Probate London 14 November 1960 to Kathleen Mary BLACKMORE spinster. Effects £611 2s. 10d.