George & Louisa Coleridge of East Stonehouse

George COLERIDGE, born in West Teignmouth around 1812, is the eighth son of William & Susanna COLERIDGE, and the parish register records his marriage and the births of 5 children:

George COLERIDGE's marriage to Louisa THOMAS was registered in September 1838 in Newton Abbot.

1851 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
East Stonehouse Louisa COLERIDGE
Eliza COLERIDGE
William G H COLERIDGE
John E COLERIDGE
33
12
6
1
Head
Daughter
Son
Son
Dressmaker

Scholar

In 1851 Louisa is recorded in East Stonehouse with 3 children. She may already be widowed as George is not present, but there is no record of his death.

Eliza COLERIDGE's birth was registered in September 1838 in Newton Abbot.

Louisa Elizabeth COLERIDGE's birth was recorded in March 1841 in Plymouth, and her death, aged 1, was recorded in September 1842 in East Stonehouse.

William George Henry COLERIDGE's birth was registered in June 1844 in East Stonehouse.

Susan COLERIDGE's birth was registered in June 1848 and her death was registered in September 1848 in East Stonehouse.

John Edwin COLERIDGE's birth was registered in June 1850 in East Stonehouse.

1861 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
East Stonehouse
33 Fore Street
Louisa DONOVAN
Eliza MCINTYRE
John E COLERIDGE
43
22
10
-
Daughter
Son
Dressmaker
Dressmaker
Scholar
Vessel "Cambridge William COLERIDGE 17 - Boy 1st Class

In 1861 Louisa, who has re-married twice, is recorded in East Stonehouse with 2 of her children. Louisa's older son William is in the navy. There are records of Louisa's and Eliza's marriages:

Louisa COLERIDGE's marriage to Frederick GROOM was registered in March 1855 in East Stonehouse.

Eliza COLERIDGE's marriage to Daniel McENTYRE was registered in December 1855 in East Stonehouse.

Louisa GROOM's marriage to Nicholas DONOVAN was registered in March 1860 in East Stonehouse.

1871 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
East Stonehouse
High St
Nichs DONOVAN
Louisa DONOVAN
Geo COLERIDGE
J E C COLERIDGE
51
-
26
20
Head
Wife
Son
Son
Stoker
Dressmaker
Stoker
Plumber
Stoke Damerel
Vessel "Agincourt"
George COLERIDGE 26 Stoker/

In 1871 Louisa is recorded in East Stonehouse with her 2 sons. Louisa's older son, recorded as George, appears twice in the census.

Louisa Donovan's death, aged 86, was registered in June 1908 in East Stonehouse.