Heslington Genealogy


George Ashby [Parents] was christened on 20 Sep 1840 in Lamberhurst, Kent, England. He married Caroline Ashby in 1864 in Croydon, Surrey, England.

1841 Census: Richard aged 45 fishmonger at Down, Lamberhurst with wife Elizabeth (40) and Frances 13, Emma 11, Richard 9. William 5, Jesse 3 & George 9mths.
1851 Census: Richard aged 55 born Lamberhurst an Ag Lab living at Down with Elizabeth 50, Frances 23, Emma 20, William 16, Jesse 13, George 11 & Joseph 7.
1871 Census: 82 Church St Croydon: George Ashby 29 Mar Head Grocer born Lamberhurst; Caroline Ashby 33 Mar Wife born Yalding; James Ashby 25 S Bro Grocer born Yalding (James is Caroline’s younger brother.)

Caroline Ashby [Parents] was christened on 23 Jan 1837 in Yalding, Kent, England. She married George Ashby in 1864 in Croydon, Surrey, England.

1851 Census living at Pikefish West, Yalding: Thomas (50) Charlotte (44) plus Mercy (20), Caroline (14), Sarah (12), William (10), Allice (9), Sussanah (7), Maria (4) and James (3).
1881 census:
Mercy Ashby 50 Mar? China dealer Yalding
Mercy M Ashby 27 S Daur “ assist Gravesend
Caroline Ashby 44 Mar Visitor Grocers wife Yalding
Thomas Ashby 80 Wid Visitor Dependant Yalding
On 1871 census for 82 Church St Croydon
George Ashby 29 Mar Head Grocer Lamberhurst
Caroline Ashby 33 Mar Wife Yalding
James Ashby 25 S Bro Grocer Yalding. (James is Caroline’s younger brother.)


Edwin Coleman [Parents] was christened on 6 Aug 1823 in Thorverton, Devon, England. He died Jan - Feb 1899 in Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England. He married Eliza Ivey on 8 Mar 1851 in Southwark, London, England.

Other marriages:
Milford, Susannah
Ivey, Julia
, Sarah

Christening extracted to IGI, also recorded in Thorverton Parish Register
Policeman in London then moved to Ryde and was a Coal Merchant.
Marriage certificates in possession of submitter.
1841 Census: Kidlake Farm, Thorverton, Devon. 18 year old son on farm
June 1850 residing at 36 Albert Street, Bermondsey in the St Mary Magdalen, Parish.
1851 Census: 24 Old George Street, Southwark: 29 year old married Head of Household, a Police Officer born Collumpton, Devon.
1861 Census: 15 Falcon Street, Southwark: 37 year old married Head of Household, a Police Officer born Devon.
1871 Census: 16 Hill Street, Ryde. 47 year old married Head of Household, a coal merchant born Devon
1881 Census: Church Street, Wilton, Somerset. 57 year old Head of Household. Retired Coal Merchant. born Thorverton, Devon
4th marriage to Sarah found in civil registration 4q 1877 Wincanton 5c 874
Not yet found on 1891 census or 1901 Census - assuming death occured before 1901

Eliza Ivey [Parents] was born on 24 Sep 1815 in Truro, Cornwall, England. She was christened on 10 Oct 1829 in Yeovil, Somerset, England. She was buried on 20 Jun 1874 in Ryde, Isle of Wight, England. She married Edwin Coleman on 8 Mar 1851 in Southwark, London, England.

Christening at age 14 with birth date recorded in Yeovil, Somerset, Parish Register. Her father was buried on the same day that Eliza was christened.
Marriage certificate in possession of submitter. Father listed as Timothy Ivey, a Glover, on Eliza's marriage certificate.
1841 Census: Baker Street, Mile End Old Town, London: 25 year old Dress Maker living in home of William Estate? aged 27 and his wife and several other lodgers. Not born in London.
1851 Census: 24 Old George Street, Southwark: 30 year old wife of a Police Officer born Truro, Cornwall.
1861 Census: 15 Falcon Street, Southwark: 44 year old wife born TRURO, Cornwall.
1871 Census:16 Hill Street, Ryde. 54 year old wife of a Coal and Coke Merchant, born Cornwall
Death recorded in civil registration.

They had the following children:

  M i Edwin Thomas Coleman was born on 27 Apr 1851. He died in 1917.
  M ii Timothy Edwin Coleman was born in 1853 in Southwark, London, England. He died in 1882 in Ryde, Isle of Wight, England.

1861 Census: 15 Falcon Street, Southwark: 8 year old son, a scholar, born Newington, Surrey.
1871 Census: 16 Hill Street Ryde. 17 year old son, a Porter born St George the Martyr, London
1881 Census: 111 Arthur Street, Ryde. 29 year old brother, General Labourer.
1891 Census: 17 Green Street, Ryde, IOW: 45 year old unmarried Lodger, a Labourer in the home of Emma Young, a 46 year old widowed charwoman.
1901 Census: 17 Green Street, Ryde, IOW: Timothy Coleman 45 year old, Lodger born Ryde, Hampshire (sic) living at the home of Emma Young 50 born Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Head, born Ryde, Hampshire
  F iii Julia Grace Coleman was born Jan - Feb 1855 in St George, Southwark, Surrey, England.

GRO Births Mar 1855 Coleman Julia Grace St George S 1d 133
1861 Census: 15 Falcon Street, Southwark: 6 year old daughter, a scholar, born St George, Southwark.
  F iv Helena Coleman was born in 1858 in Southwark, London, England.

1861 Census: 15 Falcon Street, Southwark: 4 year old daughter, born St George, Southwark.
1871 Census: 16 Hill Street, Ryde.13 year old daughter born St George the Martyr, London
1881 Census: Church Street, Wilton, Somerset. 24 year old daughter, schoolmistress.

  M v Frederick William Coleman was born Oct - Nov 1859.

Edwin Coleman [Parents] was christened on 6 Aug 1823 in Thorverton, Devon, England. He died Jan - Feb 1899 in Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England. He married Sarah.

Other marriages:
Milford, Susannah
Ivey, Julia
Ivey, Eliza

Christening extracted to IGI, also recorded in Thorverton Parish Register
Policeman in London then moved to Ryde and was a Coal Merchant.
Marriage certificates in possession of submitter.
1841 Census: Kidlake Farm, Thorverton, Devon. 18 year old son on farm
June 1850 residing at 36 Albert Street, Bermondsey in the St Mary Magdalen, Parish.
1851 Census: 24 Old George Street, Southwark: 29 year old married Head of Household, a Police Officer born Collumpton, Devon.
1861 Census: 15 Falcon Street, Southwark: 37 year old married Head of Household, a Police Officer born Devon.
1871 Census: 16 Hill Street, Ryde. 47 year old married Head of Household, a coal merchant born Devon
1881 Census: Church Street, Wilton, Somerset. 57 year old Head of Household. Retired Coal Merchant. born Thorverton, Devon
4th marriage to Sarah found in civil registration 4q 1877 Wincanton 5c 874
Not yet found on 1891 census or 1901 Census - assuming death occured before 1901

Sarah.Sarah married Edwin Coleman.


Edwin Coleman [Parents] was christened on 6 Aug 1823 in Thorverton, Devon, England. He died Jan - Feb 1899 in Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England. He married Susannah Milford on 2 Apr 1845 in St Mary Arches, Exeter, Devon, England.

Other marriages:
Ivey, Julia
Ivey, Eliza
, Sarah

Christening extracted to IGI, also recorded in Thorverton Parish Register
Policeman in London then moved to Ryde and was a Coal Merchant.
Marriage certificates in possession of submitter.
1841 Census: Kidlake Farm, Thorverton, Devon. 18 year old son on farm
June 1850 residing at 36 Albert Street, Bermondsey in the St Mary Magdalen, Parish.
1851 Census: 24 Old George Street, Southwark: 29 year old married Head of Household, a Police Officer born Collumpton, Devon.
1861 Census: 15 Falcon Street, Southwark: 37 year old married Head of Household, a Police Officer born Devon.
1871 Census: 16 Hill Street, Ryde. 47 year old married Head of Household, a coal merchant born Devon
1881 Census: Church Street, Wilton, Somerset. 57 year old Head of Household. Retired Coal Merchant. born Thorverton, Devon
4th marriage to Sarah found in civil registration 4q 1877 Wincanton 5c 874
Not yet found on 1891 census or 1901 Census - assuming death occured before 1901

Susannah Milford [Parents] was christened on 3 Apr 1814 in Thorverton, Devon, England. She died Jan - Feb 1846 in Thorverton, Devon, England. She married Edwin Coleman on 2 Apr 1845 in St Mary Arches, Exeter, Devon, England.

Christening extracted to IGI Parents John Milford and Catharine.
Deaths Mar 1846 COLEMAN Susannah Coleman, Tiverton &c 10 195

They had the following children:

  F i Elizabeth Hearn Coleman was born Jan - Feb 1846 in Thorverton, Devon, England. She was christened on 20 Feb 1846 in Thorverton, Devon, England.

GRO Births Mar qtr 1846 Elizabeth Hearn Coleman (not Hern/Colman as in Parish Record) Tiverton X 293.
Born the same quarter as her mother, Susanna died.
Elizabeth Hem (or Hern) daughter of Edwin & Susannah Colman Entry 1358 Page170 Bapt 20 Feb 1846 Thorverton Parish Register.
Outside the printed area alongside the entry these two letters P R.
1851 Census. Berry, Thorverton. 5 year old daughter born Thorverton, Devon. (Actually she is a granddaughter).
1861 Census: Exeter Hill, Collumpton, Devon: 15 year old niece, a servant born Thorverton, Devon. PRO Film RG9/1477

Edwin Coleman [Parents] was christened on 6 Aug 1823 in Thorverton, Devon, England. He died Jan - Feb 1899 in Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England. He married Julia Ivey on 21 Dec 1847 in Register Office, Exeter, Devon, England.

Other marriages:
Milford, Susannah
Ivey, Eliza
, Sarah

Christening extracted to IGI, also recorded in Thorverton Parish Register
Policeman in London then moved to Ryde and was a Coal Merchant.
Marriage certificates in possession of submitter.
1841 Census: Kidlake Farm, Thorverton, Devon. 18 year old son on farm
June 1850 residing at 36 Albert Street, Bermondsey in the St Mary Magdalen, Parish.
1851 Census: 24 Old George Street, Southwark: 29 year old married Head of Household, a Police Officer born Collumpton, Devon.
1861 Census: 15 Falcon Street, Southwark: 37 year old married Head of Household, a Police Officer born Devon.
1871 Census: 16 Hill Street, Ryde. 47 year old married Head of Household, a coal merchant born Devon
1881 Census: Church Street, Wilton, Somerset. 57 year old Head of Household. Retired Coal Merchant. born Thorverton, Devon
4th marriage to Sarah found in civil registration 4q 1877 Wincanton 5c 874
Not yet found on 1891 census or 1901 Census - assuming death occured before 1901

Julia Ivey [Parents] was born on 21 Mar 1821 in , Cornwall, England. She was christened on 10 Oct 1829 in Yeovil, Somerset, England. She died on 25 Jun 1850 in Bermondsey. London, England. She married Edwin Coleman on 21 Dec 1847 in Register Office, Exeter, Devon, England.

Christening at age 8 with birth date recorded in Yeovil, Somerset, Parish Register. Residing in Addlewell. Her father was buried on the same day that Julia was christened.
1841 Census: Falmouth, Cornwall: 20 year old female servant, born in Cornwall.
Marriage: 25 year old spinster servant living at The Prais Eater? in Exeter. Father: Thomas Ivey, a Glover.
Death certificate in possession of submitter: Cause of death: premature labour followed by haemorrhage 5 days. Address at death: 36 Albert Street, Bermondsey, parish of St Mary Magdalen.

They had the following children:

  F i Eliza Ann Coleman was born Oct - Nov 1848. She died Jan - Feb 1893.

William Coleman [Parents] was born on 11 Dec 1791 in Thorverton, Devon, England. He was christened on 4 Jan 1792 in Thorverton, Devon, England. He was buried on 24 Jan 1856 in Cullompton, Devon, England. He married Jane Carpenter on 16 Oct 1812 in Cullompton, Devon, England.

1841 Census. Kidlake Farm, Thorverton.(45 year old head of house, a farmer).
1851 Census. Berry, Thorverton.(59 year old head of house, retired farmer).
Baptism recorded in Thorverton Parish Register.
Death recorded in Cullompton Parish Register.
Marriage and Banns recorded in Cullompton Parish Register.

Jane Carpenter was born in 1790 in Cullompton, Devon, England. She was buried on 17 Jan 1876 in Thorverton, Devon, England. She married William Coleman on 16 Oct 1812 in Cullompton, Devon, England.

1841 Census. Kidlake Farm, Thorverton, 50 year old wife.
1851 Census. Berry, Thorverton.60 year old wife.
1861 Census: Kidlake Farm, Thorverton. Widowed mother of head of household. 71 years old, housekeeper.
1871 Census: Kidlake Farm, Thorverton. 82 year old grandmother of head of
household. Annuitment (pensioner).
Marriage and banns recorded in Cullompton Parish Register.

They had the following children:

  M i William Coleman was christened on 15 Apr 1813.
  M ii John Coleman was christened on 26 Sep 1815 in Thorverton, Devon, England.

Baptism recorded on IGI.
  M iii George Coleman was christened on 9 Mar 1818 in Thorverton, Devon, England.

Baptism extracted on IGI.
  M iv Robert Coleman was christened on 24 Jul 1820. He died in 1861/1871.
  M v Edwin Coleman was christened on 6 Aug 1823. He died Jan - Feb 1899.
  F vi Jane Carpenter Coleman was christened on 25 Jul 1826 in Thorverton, Devon, England. She was buried on 18 Jan 1829 in Thorverton, Devon, England.

Baptism found on IGI.

Death recorded in Thorverton Parish record.
  F vii Ann Coleman was born in 1829. She died in 1865.
  M viii James Horatio Coleman was born in 1832.

Samuel William Carter [Parents] was born in 1860 in Highgate, Middlesex, England. He married Martha Ann Carter Oct - Nov 1889 in Islington, Middlesex, England.

1861 Census: 8 College Lane,St Pancras, 1 year old son
1871 Census: 62 Camden Street, Pancras: 11 year old brother (in law) of a Cook. Born Highgate, London. A Scholar.
1881 Census: 125 Oxford St London, Middlesex, England RG11 0474 / 60 6: 21 year old unmarried lodger, a warehouseman, born Kentish Town.
1891 Census: RG12/116.103: 70 Arlington Road, St Pancras: 31 year old married Head of Household, a Shop Assistant. Born Highgate.

Martha Ann Carter was born in 1852 in March, Cambridgeshire, England. She married Samuel William Carter Oct - Nov 1889 in Islington, Middlesex, England.

1891 Census: RG12/116.103: 70 Arlington Road, St Pancras: 29 year old wife of a Shop Assistant. born March, Cambridgeshire.

They had the following children:

  F i Daisy Rebecca Carter was born Oct - Nov 1890 in St Pancras, London, England.

Births Dec 1890 Carter Daisy Rebecca Pancras 1b 6
1891 Census: RG12/116.103: 70 Arlington Road, St Pancras: 6 month old daughter of a Shop Assistant. Born St Pancras.

John Colman [Parents] was christened on 17 Sep 1758 in Ugborough, Devon, England. He died on 16 Sep 1797 in Cowley, Devon, England. He was buried on 20 Sep 1797 in Thorverton, Devon, England. He married Ann Jones on 7 Apr 1785 in Ottery St Mary, Devon, England.

Birth recorded in Ugborough Parish Register page 77.
Marriage found on IGI.
Death by drowning recorded in Thorverton Parish Register Vol 2.

Ann Jones [Parents] was christened on 23 May 1766 in Ottery St Mary, Devon, England. She married John Colman on 7 Apr 1785 in Ottery St Mary, Devon, England.

Other marriages:
Holman, Hugh

Married "Hopkins" according to her father's will.
Baptism and Marriage recorded on IGI.
Second marriage recorded in Thorverton Parish record.

They had the following children:

  M i John Colman was christened on 23 Mar 1786 in Thorverton, Devon, England.

Information from IGI checked in Ugborough Parish records.
  F ii Ann Colman was christened on 3 May 1790 in Thorverton, Devon, England.

Recorded on IGI checked in Ugborough Parish records.
  M iii William Coleman was born on 11 Dec 1791. He was buried on 24 Jan 1856.
  M iv George Colman was born on 25 Feb 1794.
  F v Sarah Colman was christened on 19 Apr 1797. She died in 1871/1881.

Robert Coleman [Parents] was christened on 24 Jul 1820 in Thorverton, Devon, England. He died in 1861/1871. He married Jane Crook in 1844 in Thorverton, Devon, England.

Baptism found on IGI.
1841 Census: Thorverton, Butcher, 20 year old son.
1851 Census: Thorverton:Farmer of Kidlake Farm when Father retired.
1861 Census: Kidlake Farm, Farmer of 97 acres employing 1 man and 1 boy. Head
of household, widower.

Jane Crook [Parents] was born in 1825 in Tiverton, Devon, England. She was buried on 21 Mar 1856 in Kitlake Farm, Thorverton, Devon, England. She married Robert Coleman in 1844 in Thorverton, Devon, England.

1851 Census: Kidlake Farm, Thorverton, 26 year old wife.
Her mother Jane born 1791 in Longford, Somerset found on 1851 Census: Thomas' Farm, Haddon, Thorverton. 60 year old grandmother and widowed head of household.

They had the following children:

  U i Robert Peter Crook Coleman was born in 1846 in Thorverton, Devon, England. Robert was buried on 5 Mar 1890 in Thorverton, Devon, England.

Thorverton Parish Register: 24 May 1845 Robert son of Robert & Jane Coleman (Silver Street) Entry 1330 Page167.
1851 Census: Kidlake Farm, Thorverton: Son aged 6.
1861 Census: Kidlake Farm, Thorverton: Son aged 16, scholar.
  F ii Jane Crook Coleman was born in 1848.
  M iii Francis Coleman was born in 1849.
  M iv Edward Alfred Coleman was born in 1851 in Thorverton, Devon, England.

1861 census: Kidlake Farm, Thorverton. 10 year old scholar.
Possible deaths:
Deaths Sep 1865 Coleman Edward Taunton 5c 235
Deaths Sep 1868 Coleman Edward 18 Plymouth 5b 191
  M v Peter Crook Coleman was born in 1853 in Thorverton, Devon, England.

1861 Census: Kidake Farm, Thorverton. 9 year old scholar.
1871 Census: Kidlake Farm, Thorverton. 18 year old Farmer's son. Brother of head of house, who was Francis.
1881 Census: Kidlake Farm, Thorverton. Unmarried 28 year old Farmer, Head of Household
1891 Census: Kidlake Farm, Thorverton: 36 year old unmarried Head of Household, a Farmer born Thorverton.
1901 Census: Thorverton: 47 year old farmer's son (sic). Civil Parish of Shobrook.

John Colman [Parents] was christened on 5 Jan 1725 in Ugborough, Devon, England. He married Philippa Trenicks on 18 Feb 1746 in Ugborough, Devon, England.

Baptism recorded in Ugborough Parish Record page 35.
Marriage recorded as above on page 118.

Philippa Trenicks [Parents] was christened on 11 Feb 1723 in Ugborough, Devon, England. She married John Colman on 18 Feb 1746 in Ugborough, Devon, England.

Baptism found on IGI.

Marriage recorded in Ugborough Parish Record on page 118.

They had the following children:

  F i Elizabeth Colman was christened on 12 Jan 1747 in Ugborough, Devon, England.

Baptism found on IGI, and checked in Ugborough Parish record..
  F ii Margaret Colman was christened on 29 Oct 1751 in Ugborough, Devon, England.

Baptism found on IGI, and checked in Ugborough Parish record..
  M iii Phillip Colman was christened on 2 Aug 1754 in Ugborough, Devon, England.

Baptism found on IGI, and checked in Ugborough Parish record..
  M iv John Colman was christened on 17 Sep 1758. He died on 16 Sep 1797.

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