James & Mary Coleridge of West Teignmouth

James COLERIDGE, born in West Teignmouth around 1795, is the third son of William & Susanna COLERIDGE. After the death of his first wife, he married Mary in West Teignmouth where they had 6 children, and there is a record of his marriage:

James COLERIDGE's marriage to Mary LENDON was registered in September 1841 in Newton Abbot (West Teignmouth).

1851 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
West Teignmouth
Bitton St
James COLERIDGE
Mary COLERIDGE
William COLERIDGE
Augusta COLERIDGE
Charles COLERIDGE
Frederick COLERIDGE
George COLERIDGE
Walter COLERIDGE
Eliz. Ann COLERIDGE
Mary COLERIDGE
56
39
22
20
17
12
8
6
2
1
Head
Wife
Son
Daughter
Son
Son
Son
Son
Daughter
Daughter
Cabinet maker
(master empl 2 men)
Cabinet maker
Dressmaker
Cabinet maker
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar

In 1851 James & Mary are still in West Teignmouth with 8 children. There are records of James & Mary's children's births:

George COLERIDGE's birth was registered in September 1842 in Newton Abbot.

Walter COLERIDGE's birth was registered in December 1844 in Newton Abbot.

Arthur COLDRIDGE's baptism was recorded in 1847 in West Teignmouth and his death was registered in March 1848 in Newton Abbot. [†]

Elizabeth Ann COLERIDGE's birth was registered in March 1849 in Newton Abbot.

Mary COLERIDGE's birth was registered in March 1851 in Newton Abbot.

Sarah Grace COLERIDGE's birth was registered in September 1855 in Newton Abbot.

1861 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
West Teignmouth James COLERIDGE
Mary COLERIDGE
Samuel LENDON
Fredrick COLERIDGE
George COLERIDGE
Walter COLERIDGE
Elizabeth COLERIDGE
Mary COLERIDGE
Grace COLERIDGE
66
48
22
22
19
16
12
10
5
Head
Wife
Son
Son
Son
Son
Daur
Daur
Daur
Cabinet Maker
Cabinet Maker
Shoe Maker
Cabinet Maker
Draper Assistant
Cabinet Maker
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar

In 1861 James & Mary are still in West Teignmouth with 6 children and presumably Mary's son from her previous marriage.

1871 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
West Teignmouth
Bitton Street
James COLERIDGE
Mary COLERIDGE
Grace COLERIDGE
Charles COLERIDGE
Augusta COLERIDGE
75
20
15
14
12
Head
Daughter
Daughter
Grndson
Grnddaur
Cabinet Maker


Cabinet Maker
Scholar

In 1871 James is recorded in West Teignmouth with daughters and Charles's children, but not with Mary.

There are probate summaries and records for the subsequent deaths of James and his son:

17 May 1872. Administration of the effects of George COLERIDGE late of Montreal in the Province of Canada Draper a Bachelor who died 27 December 1871 at Montreal was granted at the Principal Registry to James COLERIDGE of Teignmouth in the County of Devon Cabinet Maker the Father and Next of Kin. Effects under £300.

James COLERIDGE's death, aged 83, was registered in December 1877 in Newton Abbot.

26 August 1878. The Will of James COLERIDGE late of Teignmouth in the County of Devon Cabinet Maker who died 21 November 1877 at Teignmouth was proved at Exeter by Mary COLERIDGE of Teignmouth Widow the Relict the sole Executrix. Personal Estate under £300

1881 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
West Teignmouth
49 Bitton Street
Mary COLERIDGE
Mary COLERIDGE
Florence HAYTER
68
30
4
Head
Daur
Cabinet Maker

Ottery St Mary Grace COLERIDGE 25 Servant Grocer & Drapery Shop

In 1881 Mary is widowed and still in West Teignmouth with her daughter Mary and her granddaughter. Her daughter Grace is working in Ottery St Mary.

Elizabeth Ann COLERIDGE's marriage (age 23) to Joseph HAYTER was registered in March 1872 in Newton Abbot.

Mary COLERIDGE's death, aged 72, was registered in March 1885 in Newton Abbot.

 

There are several census records relating to James & Mary's other daughters.

1871 census for Berkshire

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Newbury Clara COLERIDGE 34 Servant

In 1871 Clara is in service in Berkshire.

1881 census for Oxfordshire

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Mapledurham
The Vicarage
Clara COLERIDGE 34 Servant

In 1881 Clara is working in Oxfordshire for Edward COLERIDGE of Ottery St Mary, though her age has not changed since the previous census.

1891 census for Oxfordshire

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Henley
Rotherfield Greys, Normanstead
Clara COLERIDGE 48 Servant Parlour Maid Domestic

In 1891 Clara is working in Henley and her age is closer to what it ought to be.

1901 census for Somerset

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Bath
15 Gordon Rd
Clara COLERIDGE 55 Visitor Living On Own Means

In 1901 Clara is in Bath and she has shaved 10 years off her age.

1911 census for Wiltshire

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Swindon
36 Eastcott Road
Elizabeth Ann HAYTER
Eliz. Coleridge HAYTERv
Ada Lilian Maria HAYTER
Clara COLERIDGE
62
29
20
74
Head
Daughter
Daughter
Sister
Drapers Assistant
Living at Home
Retired Lady's Maid

In 1911 Clara is in Swindon with her sister Elizabeth Ann who finally reveals Clara's real age.

 

1891 census for Middlesex

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Twickenham
1-4 Shop, Lion Road
Mary COLERIDGE 40 Servant Housekeeper

In 1891 Mary is housekeeping for James EDWARDS, a draper in Twickenham.

1901 census for Gloucestershire

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Bristol Mary COLERIDGE 45 Head Grocer

1911 census for Gloucestershire

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Bristol
39 Clifton Wood Cres
Mary COLERIDGE 55 Head Shop Grocery Store

In 1901, 1911 Mary is working in Bristol.

 

1891 census for Wiltshire

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Cricklade
London House, High Street
Sarah G COLERIDGE 35 Servant Drapers Assistant

1901 census for Wiltshire

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Cricklade Sarah COLERIDGE 45 Servant Drapers Assistant

1911 census for Wiltshire

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Cricklade Sarah Grace COLERIDGE 55 Servant Drapers Assistant

In 1891, 1901, 1911 James's youngest daughter Sarah is recorded in Cricklade.

The following death records and probate summaries were found.

Augusta COLERIDGE's death, aged 60, was registered in March 1892 in Newton Abbot.

Augusta COLERIDGE of Teignmouth Devon spinster died 21 January 1892 Probate Exeter 4 February 1892 to Clara COLERIDGE spinster. Effects £236 9s. 1d.

Clara COLERIDGE's death, aged 86, was registered in June 1922 in Swindon, Wilts.

Clara COLERIDGE of 44 County-road Swindon Wiltshire spinster died 18 May 1922 Probate London 11 September 1922 to William John COLERIDGE retired cabinet-maker. Effects £100 13s. 11d.

Sarah G COLERIDGE's death, aged 77, was registered in March 1933 in Swindon, Wilts.

Sarah Grace COLERIDGE of 94 Broad-street Swindon Wiltshire spinster died 14 February 1933 probate Gloucester 20 March 1933 to Albert Arthur RAWLINGS piece work inspector. Effects £195 17s. 8d.