See also

Family of John Ridgewell and Margaret Bowtle

Husband: John Ridgewell

  • Name:

  • John Ridgewell

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • man servant and coachman then a farmer3,4

  • Birth:

  • 1844 (app)

  • Finchingfield, Essex, England3,4,5

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 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 Mar 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

  • Father:

  • George Bowtle (1815-1857)

  • Mother:

  • Eliza Cordwell (1820-1913)

  • Birth:

  • 21 Jan 1849

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England3,4,7,8,9,10

  •  

  • 1939 census says born 21st January 1848

  • Baptism:

  • 12 Oct 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 Mar 1851 (age 2)

  • Silver Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England8

  •  

  • daughter aged 2, living with parents and five siblings. Born in Wethersfield Essex

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 12)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England9

  •  

  • daughter aged 12, attending school and living with mother and three siblings, Wethersfield Essex

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 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 Mar 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 Sep 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 (app)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England3,14,15,16

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 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 Apr 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 Mar 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 Apr 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 Apr 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

  • Spouse:

  • Alice Caroline Twiddy ( - )

  • Birth:

  • 23 Mar 1873

  • Forest Hill, Kent, England3,12,19

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 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 Dec 1960 (age 87)

  • Harrow, Middlesex, England12

Sources

1.

Colchester Record Office Parish Records. Colchester Record Office, Colchester, Essex, England.

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. Cit. Date: 7 January 2018.

4.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1732 folio:47 page:8. Cit. Date: 18 November 2019.

5.

Geoff Bowtle personal communication. visit. Cit. Date: 1997.

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. Cit. Date: 18 November 2019.

7.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (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. Cit. Date: 26 December 2018.

11.

Geoff Bowtle personal communication. letter.

12.

Ridgewell Descendents web site. Cit. Date: 14 December 2002.

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. Cit. Date: 7 January 2018.

14.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:4473 folio:118 page:18. Cit. Date: 7 January 2018.

15.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:559 folio:5 page:1. Cit. Date: 7 January 2018.

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. Cit. Date: 26 December 2018.

17.

FindMyPast Glamorganshire Marriages and Banns, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Swansea St. James marriages page:74 entry:148. Cit. Date: 16 May 2019.

18.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Bromley 1870 quarter:4 volume:2a page:319. Cit. Date: 1 August 2017.

19.

Ibid. Lewisham 1873 quarter:2 volume:1d page:856. Cit. Date: 1 August 2017.