William & Susanna Colridge of North Bovey

William COLRIDGE, born in 1790, is the younger son of Richard & Elizabeth COLRIDGE of North Bovey. The North Bovey parish register records the following marriage:

William COLRIDGE's marriage to Susanna PONSFORD was recorded on 28th February 1815.

The North Bovey parish register records the baptisms of 6 children to William & Susanna COLRIDGE. The first three records are noted as Great House, publican, the last three as Ring of Bells, cordwainer:

John Ponsford COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 11th October 1815.

Susan COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 17th November 1817.

Eliza COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 17th March 1820.

William COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 18th August 1822. His death, aged 10 months, was recorded on 22nd June 1823. Noted as of North Bovey Town. [†]

William James COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 8th November 1824.

Mary Jane COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 21st September 1829. Her death was recorded a week later on 26th September 1829. Noted as North Bovey Town. [†]

1841 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Yate House
William COLRIDGE
Susanna COLRIDGE
Eliza COLRIDGE
William COLRIDGE
Thomas COLRIDGE
William FERRIS
45
45
20
15
85
4
Publican



Ind
Lodger

In 1841 William & Susanna are living in North Bovey with their two younger children, William's uncle Thomas (?) and their daughter Susan's son.

Susan COLRIDGE of North Bovey married Richard FERRIS sojourner on 14th December 1836 in the Parish Church of North Bovey by banns. Both signed. Witnesses William COLRIDGE, John Ponsford COLRIDGE, John FERRIS, Eliza COLRIDGE and Joseph WALLING.

1851 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey Susanna COLRIDGE
Eliza COLRIDGE
Eliza Jane FERRIS
William MORTIMER
57
30
12
31
Head
Daughter
Grandaur
Servant
Victualler

Scholar
Ag Servant

In 1851 Susanna is widowed, living with her daughter Eliza and her daughter Susan's daughter. The North Bovey parish register has the following record of William's burial:

William COLRIDGE's burial, aged 56, was recorded on 6th September 1847. Noted as of Ring of Bells, husband of Susanna.

1861 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Village
Susanna COLRIDGE
Eliza COLRIDGE
William COLLINS
67
41
38
Head
Daughter
Servant
Inn Keeper

House Servant

In 1861 Susanna is recorded with her daughter Eliza.

1871 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Yates House
Eliza COLDRIDGE
Eliza COLDRIDGE
51
21
Head
Niece
Licensed Victualler
Domestic Servant

In 1871 Eliza is recorded with her niece Eliza, the daughter of John Ponsford & Susanna. The North Bovey parish register has the following record of Susanna's burial:

Susanna COLRIDGE's burial, aged 68, was recorded on 18th July 1862, putting her date of birth around 1794. Noted as of North Bovey Town, wife of Wm.

1881 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Ring O Bells Inn
Eliza Coldridge
Eliza Coldridge
61
31
Head
Niece
Innkeeper

1891 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Ring Of Bells Inn
Eliza COLRIDGE
Eliza COLRIDGE
72
41
Head
Niece
Innkeeper (Employer)
General Servant

In 1881 and 1891 the two Eliza's are managing the Ring of Bells.

1901 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
North Bovey
Ring of Bells Inn
Eliza COLRIDGE
Thirza COLRIDGE
Richard COLRIDGE
Thirza COLRIDGE
51
58
52
25
Head
Sister
Brother
Niece
Inn Keeper
Assistant (Domestic)
Carpenter
Housekeeper

In 1901 the younger Eliza is managing the Ring of Bells with her sister. Her brother, who is widowed, and his daughter have returned from Reading.

The North Bovey parish register has the following record of Eliza's burial:

Eliza COLRIDGE's burial, aged 81, was recorded on 15th November 1900. Noted as NB. Her death was registered in December 1900 in Newton Abbot.

Eliza COLRIDGE of the "Ring of Bells" inn North Bovey Devon spinster died 9 November 1900 Probate London 17 December to Eliza COLRIDGE spinster Effects £158 10s.

1911 census for North Bovey

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Newton Abbot
Ring of Bells
Eliza COLRIDGE
Thirza LOCKYER
61
68
Head
Sister
Innkeeper
Assistant

In 1911 the younger Eliza and her widowed sister are still at the Ring of Bells. The following burial record and probate summary were found for Eliza:

Eliza COLRIDGE's burial, aged 89, was recorded on 17th January 1939. Noted as Ring of Bells. Her death, aged 89, was registered in March 1939 in Newton Abbot.

Eliza COLRIDGE of Ring of Bells Inn North Bovey Devonshire spinster died 13 January 1939 Probate London 23 February 1939 to Alice Easton spinster. Effects £1962 15s. 9d.