William & Jemima Coleridge of West Teignmouth

William COLERIDGE, born in West Teignmouth around 1793, is probably the second son of William & Susanna COLERIDGE. He worked as a carpenter and lived in West Teignmouth. The parish register records his marriage and the births of 6 children:

William COLERIDGE's marriage (age 24) to Jemima FURSE was recorded in 1817 in West Teignmouth.

There are parish records for William & Jemima's children's births:

Sophia COLERIDGE's baptism was recorded on 16th June 1818 in West Teignmouth.

Mary COLEBRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 16th December 1821 in West Teignmouth.

Sarah COLERIDGE's baptism was recorded on 20th July 1823 in West Teignmouth Wesleyan Chapel. Her date of birth is given as 29th June 1823.

Samuel John COLRIDGE's baptism was recorded on 22 June 1825 in West Teignmouth Wesleyan Chapel. His date of birth is given as 8th June 1825.

Jemima COLDRIGE's baptism was recorded in 1828 in West Teignmouth Wesleyan Chapel. Her date of birth is given as 13th September 1828.

1841 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
West Teignmouth
Workhouse St
William COLDRIDGE
Jemima COLDRIDGE
Mary COLDRIDGE
Samuel COLDRIDGE
Jemima COLDRIDGE
40
40
15
15
12
Head
Wife
Daur
Son
Daur
Carpenter

Dress Maker
Carpenter
Wolborough, East St Sarah COLDRIDGE 20 F.S.

In 1841 William & Jemima are in West Teignmouth with 3 children. Their daughter is in service in Wolborough. William & Jemima's family are usually recorded as COLDRIDGE in the censuses.

1851 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
West Teignmouth
Parson St
William COLDRIDGE
Jemima COLDRIDGE
Samuel COLDRIDGE
Jemima COLDRIDGE
58
58
25
22
Head
Wife
Son
Daur
Master Carpenter

Carpenter
Dressmaker
West Teignmouth Mary COLEDRIDGE
Sarah COLEDRIDGE
30
28


In 1851 William & Jemima are again recorded as COLDRIDGE in West Teignmouth. Their daughters working nearby are recorded as COLEDRIDGE, and there is a possible marriage for Sarah:

Sarah COLDRIDGE's marriage to William Soper PARNELL was recorded in March 1849 in Newton Abbot.

1851 census for Gloucestershire

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Bristol, Clifton Sophia COLDRIDGE 32 Servant Lady's Maid

In 1851 William & Jemima's eldest daughter is in Bristol recorded as COLDRIDGE. Although there is some discrepancy in age, her birthplace is given as West Teignmouth.

1861 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
West Teignmouth
4 Parson St
William COLDRIDGE
Jemima COLDRIDGE
Samuel John COLDRIDGE
68
68
35
Head
Wife
Son
Carpenter

Carpenter
West Teignmouth
Parson St
George CARLILE
Jemima CARLILE
Samuel CARLILE
37
30
0
Head
Wife
Son
Master Mariner

In 1861 William & Jemima are still recorded as COLDRIDGE in West Teignmouth. Their youngest daughter Jemima is married and on the same street. George's birthplace is given as Brockham, Devon, and there is a record of their marriage:

Jemima COLERIDGE's marriage (age 31) to George CARLILE was registered in March 1859 in Newton Abbot.

1861 census for Somerset

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Walcot, Bath
11 Royal Crescent
Sophia COLERIDGE 36 Servant Ladysmaid

In 1861 William & Jemima's daughter is recorded in Bath. Her birthplace is given as Teignmouth.

1871 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
West Teignmouth
Parson St
William COLERIDGE
Samuel J COLERIDGE
Sophia COLERIDGE
78
44
49
Head
Son
Daughter
Retired House Builder
Master Carpenter Emp 3 men
West Teignmouth Jemima CARLILE
Mary J CARLILE
Emma S CARLILE
George C CARLILE
Sarah J CARLILE
40
9
7
3
0
Wife
Daughter
Daughter
Son
Daughter
Mariners Wife



In 1871 William, who is widowed, is recorded in West Teignmouth with 2 of his children.

1881 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
West Teignmouth
27 Bitton St
Samuel J COLDRIDGE
Sophia COLDRIDGE
Jemima CARLILE
Emma CARLILE
53
57
48
17
Head
Sister
Sister
Niece
Builder emp 4men 2boys
Housekeeper
Dress Maker
Milliner

In 1881 Samuel John and his sisters are recorded in West Teignmouth.

1891 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
West Teignmouth
27 Bitton Road
Samuel J COLDRIDGE
Sophia COLDRIDGE
Jemima CARLILE
George C CARLILE
Sarah CARLILE
62
68
58
23
20
Head
Sister
Sister
Nephew
Niece
House Builder
Living On Own Means

Bakers Assistant

In 1891 Samuel J and his sisters are still in West Teignmouth with 2 of Jemima's children.

1901 census for Devon

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
West Teignmouth
Mulberry Street
Jemima CARLILE
Sarah CARLILE
Samuel John CARLILE
68
25
70
Head
Daughter
Brother
Lodging House Keeper
Assistant to Mother
Builder

In 1901 Samuel John, whose surname is mis-recorded, and Jemima are still in West Teignmouth.

There are records of the deaths of William & Jemima and a probate summary:

Jemima COLERIDGE's death, aged 74, was registered in June 1866 in Newton Abbot.

William COLDRIDGE's death, aged 79, was registered in March 1872 in Newton Abbot.

5 April 1872. The Will of William COLDRIDGE otherwise COLERIDGE late of West Teignmouth in the County of Devon who died 29 December 1871 Parson-street West Teignmouth was proved at Exeter by Sophia COLDRIDGE otherwise COLERIDGE of West Teignmouth Spinster the Daughter and Samuel John COLDRIDGE otherwise COLERIDGE of West Teignmouth Builder the Son the Executors. Effects under £450.

There are records of the deaths of William & Jemima's children:

Sophia COLERIDGE's death, aged 76, was registered in December 1895 in Newton Abbot.

Samuel J COLDRIDGE's death, aged 78, was registered in December 1903 in Newton Abbot.

Jemima CARLILE's death, aged 81, was registered in March 1910 in Newton Abbot.