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Charles Coldridge

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Charles Coldridge (c1781- ) of 224 High Street, and the Devon and Exeter Iron Foundry, Northernhay Road, Exeter

1809 October 7th. Married at Exeter to Mary Hollett

1810 Birth of son Charles May Coldridge

1813 Birth of son George Coldridge

1822 Birth of daughter Emily

1826 Birth of son John Coldridge

1828. Advertisement. 'STOVE GRATE MANUFACTORY, SMITHERY and FOUNDRY, 224, High-Street, Exeter. C. COLDRIDGE, Furnishing Ironmonger, has just Manufactured most extensive and splendid variety of FASHIONABLE STOVE GRATES, FENDERS. &c. which he is confident will be found in Design and Execution rival the Assortment Manufacturer in the Metropolis, with this ESSENTIAL ADVANTAGE, that the comparatively inexpensive System of his Establishment enable him to render them full THIRTY PER CENT LESS. He has also made an IMPORTANT IMPROVEMENT in his PATENT KITCHENS, well worthy the attention of the Public. His FURNISHING WAREROOMS (which are very extensive) are replete with a STOCK of GOODS of the first quality, the prices of which are peculiarly advantageous. An Elegant Variety of TABLE LAMPS and CHANDELIERS, comprising every recent improvement. N.B. Cheap Iron Hurdles, Gates, and Fencing.'[1]

1838 Sale of the contents of 224 High Street as 'the proprietor (Mr. Coldridge) having declined the retail business, and being about to remove his manufacturing establishment to his newly erected premises The Devon and Exeter Iron Foundry, Northernhay Road, near the New London Inn'.[2]

1841 Living at Castle Terrace, New North Raod, Exeter: Charles Coldridge (age c60), Iron Founder. With Mary Coldridge (age c50).[3]

1843 Sale of 224 High Street (occupied by R. G. Visick, Chemist), and Fonthill Villa at Mount Radford Park, and the Devon and Exeter Iron Foundry situate near the terminus of the Bristol and Exeter Railway.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 12 July 1828
  2. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 12 May 1838
  3. 1841 Census
  4. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 06 May 1843