60.WILLIAM JOSIAH18 BOLSTRIDGE (THOMAS17, WILLIAM16, THOMAS15, THOMAS14, FRANCIS13BOLSTROD, THOMAS12BULSTRODE, EDWARD11, EDWARD10, THOMAS9, GEORGE8BULSTROD, EDWARD7BULSTRODE, RICHARD6, WILLIAM5BOULSTRODE, JOHN4, ROBERT3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 1825 in Bedworth; WAR640, and died 1886 in Aston Juxta Birmingham; WAR641.He married (1) MARTHA JAQUES 2 September 1844 in All Saints, Chilvers Coton; WAR641, daughter of THOMAS JAQUES and MARY JOHNSON.She was born 1826 in Bedworth; WAR642,643, and died 1874 in Aston Juxta Birmingham; WAR644.He married (2) GRESSUM HUNTER 20 September 1874 in Bordesley; WAR644.She was born circa 1830, and died 1879 in Aston Juxta Birmingham; WAR644. Notes for WILLIAM JOSIAH BOLSTRIDGE: 1851 Census King Wm St, Coventry Holy Trinity Coventry, Warwickshire Wm.BOLSTRIDGE Head M 26 M Ribbon Weaver Bedworth-War MarthaBOLSTRIDGE Wife M 24 F Ribbon Weaver Bedworth-War HarriettBOLSTRIDGE Daur - 5 F --- Bedworth-War ThomasBOLSTRIDGE Son - 3 M --- Bedworth-War EmilyBOLSTRIDGE Daur - 5m F --- Coventry-War From "The Bolstridges alias Bulstrode of Bedworth" Norman Dudley In August 1861, the Vicar of Bulkington, near Bedworth, recorded in his parish register that some 27 members of six local families were emigrating to Canada in consequence of the continued depression of the ribbon trade and that, at that time, there were 83 vacant houses in the parish. A year or two later, William Josiah Bolstridge (4 x great grandson of Thomas and Rebecca Bulstrode alias Bolstridge), who was born at Bedworth in 1825, and his wife, Martha Jaques, descendant of a once prosperous Huguenot family, who was born at Griff, in the parish of Chilvers Coton, both previously employed as ribbon weavers, as were their two eldest children, left their home in Bulkington Lane, Bedworth, and took their children to start a new life at Aston juxta Birmingham. In 1861, William Josiah's father, Thomas, then aged 80, and Martha's grandmother, Mary Jaques, aged 77, both formerly ribbon weavers , were inmates of Bedworth Almshouses.Martha's father, Thomas, and grandfather, Thomas Jaques, had both been miners at the Gruff colliery. Their ancestor, William Jaques, a yeoman of Chilvers Coton Woodland, was recorded in the 1674 Hearth Tax Returns as having a house with six chargeable hearthsMary, the first wife of Mr. Jeaques of Coton Parish was buried in the Churchyard of Astley parish church on 17th February 1682. At that time, he was serving as a bailiff on the estate of the Newdigates of Arbury Hall. William Josiah and Martha Jaques were married at Chilvers Coton parish church on 2nd September 1844. After their move to Aston, William Josiah (sometimes recorded as William and sometimes as Josiah) found employment as a railway porter and waggoner. Martha died there in 1874 at the age of 46, having borne twelve children, five of whom died in infancy. William Josiah and Martha's son Samuel, who was born at Bedworth on 29th April 1854, was a young schoolboy when his parents moved to Aston, He married twice, having two children, Samuel and Ann Selina, by his first wife, Selina Turner, who died at the age of 26, and nine children by his second wife, Clara, daughter of William and Emma Cherry and granddaughter of Mark Cherry, a watchmaker, who was born in Buckinghamshire, where the family had lived since the 17th century. The Bolstridges alias Bulstrode of Bedworth More About WILLIAM JOSIAH BOLSTRIDGE: Occupation (tree): Ribbon Weaver Residence: 1851, King Wm St., Coventry More About MARTHA JAQUES: Baptism: 29 July 1827, Bedworth Independant; WAR Occupation (tree): Ribbon Weaver Parentage: Dau Thomas Jaques Collier More About WILLIAM BOLSTRIDGE and MARTHA JAQUES: Marriage: 2 September 1844, All Saints, Chilvers Coton; WAR644 More About WILLIAM BOLSTRIDGE and GRESSUM HUNTER: Marriage: 20 September 1874, Bordesley; WAR644 Children of WILLIAM BOLSTRIDGE and MARTHA JAQUES are:
HARRIET19 BOLSTRIDGE, b. 1845, Bedworth; WAR645; d. Unknown.
61.JOHN18 BOLSTRIDGE (WILLIAM17, THOMAS16, THOMAS15, THOMAS14, FRANCIS13BOLSTROD, THOMAS12BULSTRODE, EDWARD11, EDWARD10, THOMAS9, GEORGE8BULSTROD, EDWARD7BULSTRODE, RICHARD6, WILLIAM5BOULSTRODE, JOHN4, ROBERT3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born May 1799 in Chilvers Coton; WAR655,656, and died 1851 - 1855.He married MARY HUDSON 14 November 1819 in All Saints, Bedworth; WAR657, daughter of RICHARD HUDSON.She was born 1798 in Hartshill; WAR658, and died Unknown. Notes for JOHN BOLSTRIDGE: JohnBOLSTRIDGE Head M 53 M Ribbon Weaver Silk Bedworth-War MaryBOLSTRIDGE Wife M 53 F Ribbon Weaver Silk Hartshill-War ElizaBOLSTRIDGE Daur U 15 F Ribbon Weaver Silk Bedworth-War NeomiBOLSTRIDGE Daur U 8 F Silk Winder Bedworth-War Address: New Town, Foleshill More About JOHN BOLSTRIDGE: Baptism: 15 May 1799, Bedworth; WAR Occupation (tree): Ribbon Weaver Residence: 1851, New Town, Foleshill; WAR More About MARY HUDSON: Occupation: 1855, Washer Woman Occupation (tree): 1851, Ribbon Weaver Parentage: Dau Richard Hudson Marriage Notes for JOHN BOLSTRIDGE and MARY HUDSON: Also Married this Day Charles X Friswell otp & Hannah X Burrows of Astley Thomas X Harper & Ann Butler with the same witnesses More About JOHN BOLSTRIDGE and MARY HUDSON: Marriage: 14 November 1819, All Saints, Bedworth; WAR659 Marriage Witnesses: John Darlison & Thomas Twigger Minister: H Bellairs Curate Children of JOHN BOLSTRIDGE and MARY HUDSON are:
WILLIAM19 BOLSTRIDGE, b. December 1821, Bedworth; WAR; d. Unknown.
JOHN BOLSTRIDGE, b. July 1825, Bedworth; WAR660; d. September 1829, Bedworth; WAR661.
More About JOHN BOLSTRIDGE: Baptism: 1 August 1825, Bedworth; WAR Burial: 6 September 1829, Bedworth; WAR
RICHARD BOLSTRIDGE, b. January 1828, Bedworth; WAR662; d. Unknown.
More About RICHARD BOLSTRIDGE: Baptism: 3 February 1828, Bedworth; WAR
SARAH BOLSTRIDGE, b. November 1830, Bedworth; WAR663; d. Unknown; m. WILLIAM JOHNSON, 14 February 1853, All Saints, Bedworth; WAR664; b. February 1831, Bedworth; WAR665,666; d. Unknown.
Notes for SARAH BOLSTRIDGE: 1851 Census visiting Thomas Howe shoemaker of Market Street Foleshill
More About SARAH BOLSTRIDGE: Baptism: 21 November 1830, Bedworth; WAR Occupation (tree): 1851, Ribbon Weaver
More About WILLIAM JOHNSON: Baptism: 6 March 1831, Bedworth; WAR Occupation (tree): 1851, Ribbon Weaver
More About WILLIAM JOHNSON and SARAH BOLSTRIDGE: Marriage: 14 February 1853, All Saints, Bedworth; WAR667 Marriage Witnesses: Thomas & Sarah X Garratt
ELIZA BOLSTRIDGE, b. May 1835, Bedworth; WAR668; d. Unknown; m. HENRY LESTER, 25 December 1854, All Saints, Bedworth; WAR669; b. 1828, Chilvers Coton670; d. Unknown.
More About ELIZA BOLSTRIDGE: Baptism: 31 May 1835, Bedworth; WAR Occupation (tree): Ribbon Weaver
Notes for HENRY LESTER: 1851 Census Colley Croft Foleshill Sam.RINGROSE Head M 46 M Labourer Kings Newnham-War Eliz.RINGROSE Wife M 50 F Ribbon Weaver Napton-War HenryLESTER SonL(Head) M 23 M Labourer Chilvers Coton-War MaryLESTER Wife M 19 F Gimp Weaver Colly Croft-War W.LESTER Son - 7m M --- Colly Croft-War
More About HENRY LESTER: Occupation (tree): Labourer
More About HENRY LESTER and ELIZA BOLSTRIDGE: Marriage: 25 December 1854, All Saints, Bedworth; WAR671 Marriage Witnesses: Joseph and Eliza X Clarke