William Henry & Mary Colridge of Ipplepen

William Henry COLRIDGE, born in 1852, is the third son of Thomas & Elizabeth COLRIDGE of North Bovey. He had 12 children – 8 recorded in the censuses and still living in 1911.

William Henry COLRIDGE's marriage to Mary Browne FARLEY was registered in December 1881 in Plymouth.

1891 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Ipplepen
Smerdon Road
William Henry COLRIDGE
Mary COLRIDGE
Theresa COLRIDGE
Louisa COLRIDGE
Ann COLRIDGE
Thos Cornish COLRIDGE
Kathleen COLRIDGE
39
29
9
7
6
3
8d
Head
Wife
Daur
Daur
Daur
Son
Daur
Butcher

In 1891 William Henry & Mary are recorded in Ipplepen with their first 5 children. Theresa's birthplace is given as Africa, and no birth registration has been found.

Louisa COLRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1883 in Newton Abbot.

Ann COLRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1885 in Newton Abbot.

George Henry COLRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1886 in Newton Abbot, and his death, aged 0, was registered in March 1887 in Newton Abbot. [†]

Thomas Cornish COLRIDGE's birth was registered in December 1887 in Newton Abbot.

Bessie COLRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1890 in Newton Abbot, and her death, aged 0, was registered in March 1890 in Newton Abbot. [†]

Kathleen COLRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1891 in Newton Abbot.

1901 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Ipplepen
[Smerdon Road in 1891]
Henry COLRIDGE
Mary COLRIDGE
Thomas COLRIDGE
Kathleen COLRIDGE
John COLRIDGE
Frank COLRIDGE
Vera COLRIDGE
50
40
13
9
7
3
10m
Head
Wife
Son
Daughter
Son
Son
Daughter
Butcher Slaughterman

Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar

In 1901 (William) Henry & Mary are in Ipplepen with their 5 youngest children.

John COLRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1894 in Newton Abbot.

James Browne F COLRIDGE's birth was registered in September 1896 in Newton Abbot, and his death, aged 0, was registered in December 1896 in Newton Abbot. [†]

Frank COLRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1898 in Newton Abbot.

Vera Marguerette COLRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1900 in Newton Abbot.

Harry Edward COLRIDGE's birth was registered in December 1906 in Newton Abbot, and his death, aged 1, was registered in December 1907 in Newton Abbot. [†]

1901 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Tormoham Mary COLERIDGE 18 Servant Kitchen Maid
Tormoham Louisa COLERIDGE 17 Servant Domestic Housemaid

In 1901 Mary and Louisa COLERIDGE, both born in Ipplepen, are recorded separately in Tormoham. They are probably William Henry & Mary's older daughters.

1911 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Ipplepen
North Street
Henry COLRIDGE
Mary COLRIDGE
Frank COLRIDGE
Vera COLRIDGE
59
49
13
10
Head
Wife
Son
Daur
Butcher

School
School
Moretonhamstead
The Square
Albert Edward RIHILL
Emily RIHILL
Thos Cornish COLRIDGE
Annie BROWN
Albert Frederick BROWN
33
30
22
18
3
Head
Wife
Boarder
Servant
Son
Master Butcher

Working for Butcher
General Servant (Dom)
Newton Abbot
48 Fairfield Terrace
John COLRIDGE 17 Boarder Apprentice Butcher

In 1911 Henry & Mary are still in Ipplepen with their two youngest children, their older sons having left home too. The census records 12 children of whom 8 are still living.

I found the following records of Henry & Mary's deaths:

William H COLRIDGE's death, aged 67, was registered in March 1919 in Newton Abbot.

Mary COLRIDGE's death, aged 69, was registered in December 1930 in Newton Abbot.

 

There are records of Henry & Mary's son Thomas who emigrated to Canada:

Thomas Cornish COLRIDGE, age 25, son of Wm Henry and Mary COLRIDGE, married Georgia Ferne PAGE, age 25, daughter of W J and Florence PAGE, on 19th January 1918 in Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada.

1921 census for Canada

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
New Brunswick
Victoria and Carleton
Wilmot (Parish)
Thomas COLRIDGE
Grace PAGE [COLRIDGE]
Harry COLRIDGE
28
22
2
Head
Daughter
Son
Farmer (Income 500)
Student

In 1921 Thomas is recorded in New Brunswick, noted as immigrated 1918. Grace, who is unmarried and born in New Brunswick, is presumably his wife's sister.

 

There are several records relating to Henry & Mary's other children:

Kathleen COLERIDGE's marriage (to William WHITAKER or Sidney MOREMON) was registered in September 1911 in Plymouth.

Louisa COLRIDGE's marriage to William H CHUBB was registered in December 1917 in Tavistock.

William H COLRIDGE's death, aged 67, was registered in March 1919 in Newton Abbot.

John COLRIDGE's marriage to Vida M N DOLLING was registered in June 1920 in Newton Abbot.

Henry J COLRIDGE's birth was registered in June 1921 in Newton Abbot.

Joan M COLRIDGE's birth was registered in March 1927 in Totnes.

Henry J COLRIDGE's death, aged 13, was registered in June 1934 in Newton Abbot. [†]

Joan M COLRIDGE's marriage to Horace S SCOTT was registered in December 1945 in Totnes.

Vida Miriam N COLRIDGE's death, aged 74, was registered in March 1976 in Mendip, Somerset. Date of birth given as 30 May 1901.

Vera M COLRIDGE's marriage to William A F FULLER was registered in September 1937 in Newton Abbot.

Frank COLRIDGE's death, aged 75, was registered in June 1973 in Newton Abbot. Date of birth given as 19 Feb 1898.