Heslington Genealogy


Alfred Tom Coleman [Parents] was born on 25 Apr 1848 in Ermington, Devon, England. He was christened on 11 Jun 1848 in Ermington, Devon, England. He died on 11 Mar 1915. He married Mary Jackson Jan - Feb 1873 in Plymouth, Devon, England.

1881 Census: 23 Fore Street, Ermington: 32 year old married Head of Household, a Master Tailor employing 2 men and 2 boys.

Mary Jackson was born in 1852 in Ermington, Devon, England. She died on 5 Apr 1913. She married Alfred Tom Coleman Jan - Feb 1873 in Plymouth, Devon, England.

1881 Census: 23 Fore Street, Ermington: 32 year old wife of a Master Tailor employing 2 men and 2 boys, born Ermington, Devon.

They had the following children:

  M i Alfred Tom Jackson Coleman was born Jan - Feb 1868 in Ermington, Devon, England. He died on 14 Jun 1889.

Births Mar 1868 Jackson Alfred Tom Plympton 5b 238 . Born before marriage of parents thus registered under mother's maiden name.
1881 Census: 23 Fore Street, Ermington: 13 year old son, a scholar.
  F ii Frances Mabel Coleman was christened on 22 Feb 1874 in Ermington, Devon, England.

1881 Census: 23 Fore Street, Ermington: 7 year old daughter, a Scholar
  U iii Richard Jackson Coleman was born on 29 Jul 1879 in Ermington, Devon, England. Richard was christened on 22 Aug 1879 in Ermington, Devon, England.

1881 Census: 23 Fore Street, Ermington: 1 year old son.
  M iv Richard Frederick Coleman was born Jan - Feb 1885 in Ermington, Devon, England.

Births Mar 1885 Coleman Richard Plympton 5b 224

Samuel Hill Coleman [Parents] was born on 16 Apr 1850 in Ermington, Devon, England. He was buried on 18 Apr 1936 in Ermington, Devon, England. He married Emma Jane Luscombe on 17 Dec 1873 in Ermington, Devon, England.

1881 Census: Ermington, Devon: 30 year old Widowed Head of Household, a Baker. (His only surviving child at this time is living with her maternal grandparents.)

Emma Jane Luscombe was born in 1856 in Ermington, Devon, England. She died on 29 Mar 1877 in Ermington, Devon, England. She married Samuel Hill Coleman on 17 Dec 1873 in Ermington, Devon, England.

Parents: John and Elizabeth Luscombe of Keaton Farm, Ermington.

They had the following children:

  M i Richard Coleman was born in Oct 1874 in Ermington, Devon, England. He was christened on 5 Mar 1875 in Ermington, Devon, England. He died on 11 Apr 1877 in Ermington, Devon, England.
  F ii Bessie Coleman was born on 20 Mar 1876 in Ermington, Devon, England. She was christened on 22 Aug 1879 in Ermington, Devon, England.

1881 Census: Keaton Farm, Ermington: 5 year old granddaughter, living with maternal grandparents: John and Elizabeth Luscombe.

George Hingston Coleman [Parents] was born on 4 Nov 1881 in Ermington, Devon, England. He was christened on 7 Dec 1881 in Ermington, Devon, England. He died on 15 Oct 1966 in Ermington, Devon, England. He married Edith Culverwell on 12 Apr 1910.

Edith Culverwell was born on 14 Nov 1881. She died on 28 Jul 1935 in Ermington, Devon, England. She married George Hingston Coleman on 12 Apr 1910.


Richard Chapple Coleman [Parents] was born on 29 Apr 1826 in Ermington, Devon, England. He was christened on 9 Jul 1826 in Ermington, Devon, England. He died on 6 Feb 1915 in Ermington, Devon, England. He married Mary Ann Hosking Jan - Feb 1865 in Ermington, Devon, England.

1881 census:Penquit Mill, Modbury, Devon, Richard C. COLMAN, age 54, a Grazing Farmer, Born Ermington, Devon, England

Mary Ann Hosking was born in 1845 in Ermington, Devon, England. She died on 31 Dec 1919 in Ermington, Devon, England. She married Richard Chapple Coleman Jan - Feb 1865 in Ermington, Devon, England.

1881 Census: Dwelling: Penquit Mill
Census Place: Modbury, Devon, England
Source: FHL Film 1341525 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 2184 Folio 86 Page 4
Marr Age Sex Birthplace
Mary A. COLMAN M 35 F Ermington, Devon, England
Rel: Wife

They had the following children:

  M i Richard Henry Hosking Coleman was born on 24 Jun 1865. He died on 25 Oct 1943.
  F ii Elizabeth Agnes Coleman was born on 29 Oct 1866 in Ermington, Devon, England. She was christened on 25 Nov 1866 in Ermington, Devon, England.

1881 Census: Penquit Mill, Modbury, Devon, England: Elizabeth A COLMAN, 14 year old daughter, a scholar, born Ermington, Devon,
  F iii Anne Coleman was born on 9 Jul 1868 in Ermington, Devon, England. She was christened on 27 Feb 1870 in Ermington, Devon, England. She was buried on 18 May 1887.

1881 Census: Dwelling: Penquit Mill
Census Place: Modbury, Devon, England
Source: FHL Film 1341525 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 2184 Folio 86 Page 4
Marr Age Sex Birthplace
Annie COLMAN 12 F Ermington, Devon, England
Rel: Daur
Occ: Scholar
  M iv Nicholas Coleman was born on 10 Jan 1870 in Ermington, Devon, England. He was christened on 27 Feb 1870 in Ermington, Devon, England. He died on 12 Jan 1905.

1881 census: Penquit Mill, Modbury, Devon,Nicholas COLMAN, age 11 born Ermington, Devon, England
  F v Louisa Coleman was born on 27 Apr 1871 in Ermington, Devon, England. She was christened on 4 May 1873 in Ermington, Devon, England. She was buried on 4 May 1879.
  F vi Marian Coleman was born on 10 Dec 1872 in Ermington, Devon, England. She was christened on 4 May 1873 in Ermington, Devon, England.

1881 Census:Penquit Mill, Modbury, Devon: Marian COLMAN 8 year old daughter, a scholar, born Modbury.
  M vii Lewis Robert Coleman was born on 28 Jun 1874 in Ermington, Devon, England. He was christened on 26 Jul 1874 in Ermington, Devon, England. He died before 1876.
  M viii Lewis Robert Coleman was born on 23 Mar 1876. He died on 12 Apr 1939.
  M ix Frederick Coleman.
  M x Ernest Coleman was born in 1880. He died on 31 Jan 1957.

Richard Henry Hosking Coleman [Parents] was born on 24 Jun 1865 in Ermington, Devon, England. He was christened on 25 Nov 1866 in Ermington, Devon, England. He died on 25 Oct 1943. He married Bessie Jane Lapthorn on 14 Apr 1903 in Ermington, Devon, England.

1881 Census: Penquit Mill , Modbury, Devon, England: Richard H. COLMAN: 15 year old son, born Ermington, Devon. Source: FHL Film 1341525 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 2184 Folio 86 Page 4

Bessie Jane Lapthorn [Parents] was born in 1866 in Modbury, Devon, England. She married Richard Henry Hosking Coleman on 14 Apr 1903 in Ermington, Devon, England.

1881 Census: Dwelling: Penquit Farm
Census Place: Modbury, Devon, England
Source: FHL Film 1341525 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 2184 Folio 87 Page 6
Marr Age Sex Birthplace
George LAPTHORN M 44 M Ermington, Devon, England
Rel: Head
Occ: Farmer 47 Acres
Elizabeth LAPTHORN M 42 F Lewdown, Devon, England
Rel: Wife
Thomas LAPTHORN U 21 M Ermington, Devon, England
Rel: Son
Occ: Farmers Son
Bessie J. LAPTHORN U 14 F Modbury, Devon, England
Rel: Daur
Occ: Farmers Daur


Lewis Robert Coleman [Parents] was born on 23 Mar 1876 in Ermington, Devon, England. He was christened on 13 Aug 1876 in Ermington, Devon, England. He died on 12 Apr 1939 in Ermington, Devon, England. He married Elizabeth Rice on 30 Apr 1919.

1881 Census: Penquit Mill, Modbury, Devon, England: Lewis COLMAN age 5 a son, born Modbury, Devon

Elizabeth Rice was born in 1883. She died on 19 Apr 1948 in Ermington, Devon, England. She married Lewis Robert Coleman on 30 Apr 1919.


Ernest Coleman [Parents] was born in 1880 in Modbury, Devon, England. He died on 31 Jan 1957 in Ermington, Devon, England. He married Eveline Rice on 14 Jan 1925.

1881 Census: Penquit Mill, Modbury, Devon, England, 1 year old son, born Modbury, Devon.

Eveline Rice died on 25 Jan 1968 in Ermington, Devon, England. She married Ernest Coleman on 14 Jan 1925.


James Metcalfe.James married Ellin.

Ellin.Ellin married James Metcalfe.

They had the following children:

  M i Thomas Medcalfe was christened on 27 Mar 1735 in West Tanfield, Yorkshire, England.

Christening extracted to IGI
  M ii William Metcalfe was christened on 15 Jan 1736 in West Tanfield, Yorkshire, England.

Christening extracted to IGI
  M iii James Medcalfe was christened on 29 Dec 1739 in West Tanfield, Yorkshire, England.

Christening extracted to IGI
  F iv Eleanor or Ellin Metcalfe or Medcalf was christened on 2 Feb 1741. She was buried on 16 Mar 1810.
  F v Lucy Metcalfe was christened on 15 Sep 1744.
  F vi Esther Metcalfe was christened on 28 Jul 1750 in West Tanfield, Yorkshire, England.

Christening extracted to IGI
  M vii John Metcalfe was christened on 19 Jul 1852 in West Tanfield, Yorkshire, England.

Christening extracted to IGI

Nicholas Coleman [Parents] was christened on 2 May 1841 in Wembury, Devon, England. He married Georgiana Collier Oct - Nov 1868 in Plympton Reg, Dist., Devon, England.

Georgiana Collier was born in 1848 in Staddiscombe, Plymouth, Devon, England. She married Nicholas Coleman Oct - Nov 1868 in Plympton Reg, Dist., Devon, England.


Henry Edwin Rabbich [Parents] was christened on 30 Mar 1829 in Ermington, Devon, England. He married Susanna Avery on 8 Dec 1855 in Stoke Damerel Parish Church, Plymouth.

1851 Census: Holbeton, Plympton St Mary, Devon. 21 year old unmarried lodger

Susanna Avery was born about 1831 in Holbeton, Devon, England. She married Henry Edwin Rabbich on 8 Dec 1855 in Stoke Damerel Parish Church, Plymouth.

1881 Census: Holbeton, Devon: 50 year old wife

They had the following children:

  M i William Henry Rabbich was born in 1856.
  M ii John Rabbich was born in 1858.
  F iii Susan Rabbich was born in 1860.

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