See also

Family of John Ridgewell and Margaret Bowtle

Husband: John Ridgewell (1844?- )
Wife: Margaret Bowtle (1849- )
Children: Frederick John Ridgewell (1865?- )
Margaret Ridgewell (1870- )
William Henry Ridgewell (1873-1960)
Marriage 24 December 1866 St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England1,2
witnessed by Sarah Bowtle

Husband: John Ridgewell

Name: John Ridgewell
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Occupation man servant and coachman then a farmer3,4
Birth 1844 (approx.) Finchingfield, Essex, England3,4,5
Census 3 April 1881 (age 37) 2 St. Johns Cottages, Maple Road, Penge, Surrey, England3
married head of the household working as a coachman and living with his wife and three children. Born in Finchingfield Essex
Census 31 March 1901 (age 57) Garrolds Farm, Woodgate End, Broxted, Essex, England4
married head of the household working as a farmer and living with his wife Margaret and grandson William. Born in Finchingfield Essex

Wife: Margaret Bowtle

Name: Margaret Bowtle6
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Margaret Ridgewell1,2
Father: George Bowtle (1815-1857)
Mother: Eliza Cordwell (1820-1913)
Birth 21 January 1849 Wethersfield, Essex, England3,4,7,8,9,10
1939 census says born 21st January 1848
Baptism 12 October 1849 (age 0) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England6,11
daughter of George Bowtle (bricklayer's labourer) and Eliza of Wethersfield
Census 30 March 1851 (age 2) Silver Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England8
daughter aged 2, living with parents and five siblings. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 7 April 1861 (age 12) Wethersfield, Essex, England9
daughter aged 12, attending school and living with mother and three siblings, Wethersfield Essex
Census 3 April 1881 (age 33) 2 St. Johns Cottages, Maple Road, Penge, Surrey, England3
married wife living with her husband and three children. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 31 March 1901 (age 53) Garrolds Farm, Woodgate End, Broxted, Essex, England4
married wife living with her husband John and grandson William. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 29 September 1939 (age 90) 1 Dunraven Road, Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales10
a widowed retiree living with her grandson John, his wife Irene and a James and Margaret Nicol. Born on 21st January 1848

Child 1: Frederick John Ridgewell

Name: Frederick John Ridgewell12,13
Sex: Male
Nickname: Fred
Spouse: Janet Evans (1865- )
Occupation master plumber and gas fitter14,15,16,17
Birth 1865 (approx.) Wethersfield, Essex, England3,14,15,16
Census 3 April 1881 (age 15) 2 St. Johns Cottages, Maple Road, Penge, Surrey, England3
son attending school and living with his parents and two siblings. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 5 April 1891 (age 26) Graig Road, Morriston, Glamorganshire, Wales14
married head of the household working as a plumber and living with his wife Janet and son William Stanley. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 31 March 1901 (age 35) 5 Blythe Hill Lane, Lewisham, London, England15
married head of the household working as a plumber and gas fitter living with his wife and three children. Born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 2 April 1911 (age 45) 62 Cae-Bricks Road, Cwmbrwla, Glamorganshire, wales16
married head of the household working as a plumber and gas fitter in the building trade and living in four rooms with his wife Janet, sons Stanley and John and daughter Maggie. Born in Wethersfield Essex

Child 2: Margaret Ridgewell

Name: Margaret Ridgewell12,18
Sex: Female
Nickname: Madge
Birth Q4 1870 Beckenham, Kent, England3,18
Census 3 April 1881 (age 10) 2 St. Johns Cottages, Maple Road, Penge, Surrey, England3
daughter attending school and living with her parents and two siblings. Born in Beckenham Kent

Child 3: William Henry Ridgewell

Name: William Henry Ridgewell19
Sex: Male
Alt. Name: William Henry Ridgwell12,19
Spouse: Alice Caroline Twiddy ( - )
Birth 23 March 1873 Forest Hill, Kent, England3,12,19
Census 3 April 1881 (age 8) 2 St. Johns Cottages, Maple Road, Penge, Surrey, England3
son attending school and living with his parents and two siblings. Born in Forest Hill Kent
Death 12 December 1960 (age 87) Harrow, Middlesex, England12

Sources

1"Colchester Record Office Parish Records".
2"England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Braintre 1866 quarter:4 volume:4a page:702.
3"Census 1881" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:824 folio:72 page:18.
4"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1732 folio:47 page:8.
5"Geoff Bowtle personal communication". visit.
6"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Wethersfield St. Mary Magdalene baptisms 1813-1858 ref:D/P 119/1/5 page:79 entry:630 image:42.
7"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1849 quarter:1 volume:12 page:29.
8"Census 1851" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:1785 folio:137 page:5.
9"Census 1861" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG09 piece:1113 folio:114 page:17.
10"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:7290D page:14 line:26 letter code:XIBR.
11"Geoff Bowtle personal communication". letter.
12"Ridgewell Descendents web site".
13"England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Swansea 1889 quarter:4 volume:11a page:1392.
14"Census 1891" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:4473 folio:118 page:18.
15"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:559 folio:5 page:1.
16"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece32790 class:RG78 piece:1870 registration district:594 sub-district:3 enumeration district:33 schedule:234.
17"FindMyPast Glamorganshire Marriages and Banns" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Swansea St. James marriages page:74 entry:148.
Text From Source: daughter mary's marriage
18"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Bromley 1870 quarter:4 volume:2a page:319.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Bowtle
19"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Lewisham 1873 quarter:2 volume:1d page:856.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Bowtle