See also

Family of Edwin John COLE and Anna Elizabeth Cole PITTS

Husband: Edwin John COLE (c. 1878-1956)
Wife: Anna Elizabeth Cole PITTS (c. 1872-1919)
Children: Ruth Annie Honor COLE (1910-2000)
Leslie John Govier COLE (1913-1990)
Marriage 9 Oct 1909 at the Tristram Chapel - independent chapel at Puddington, Devon, England1

Husband: Edwin John COLE

Name: Edwin John COLE2
Sex: Male
Father: Joseph Norman COLE (1843-1883)
Mother: Ellen GOVIER (1852-1944)
Birth c. 1878 Staverton, Devon, England
Combe Cottage, Staverton
Occupation Farmer
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 2) Staverton, Devon, England3
Coombe Cottage
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 12) Puddington, Devon, England4
Smynacott Farm
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 22) Puddington, Devon, England5
Smynacott Farm
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 32) Puddington, Devon, England6
Symnacott, Puddington
Edwin, Anne and baby Ruth are living at Symnacott. There is one domestic servant, and a cowman living in.
Occupation 2 Apr 1911 (age 32) Farmer; Puddington, Devon, England6
Death Jun 1956 (age 77-78) Exeter, Devon, England
Probate 10 Jul 1956 Exeter, Devon, England
30 Rosebank Crescent Pennsylvania Exeter
Effects £9692.8.6

Wife: Anna Elizabeth Cole PITTS

Name: Anna Elizabeth Cole PITTS2
Sex: Female
Father: William Lawrence PITTS (1839-1898)
Mother: Ann Elizabeth Cole LOYE (1842-1884)
Birth c. 1872 Stokenham, Devon, England
Baptism 14 Apr 1872 (age 0) Stokenham, Devon, England7
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 9) Stokenham, Devon, England8
Muckwell
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 19) Stokenham, Devon, England9
Muckwell
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 19) Domestic Assistant; Stokenham, Devon, England9
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 29) Stokenham, Devon, England10
Muckwell Farm
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 38) Puddington, Devon, England6
Symnacott, Puddington
Death 31 Aug 1919 (age 46-47) Puddington, Devon, England
Probate 12 Mar 1920 London, England
Estate valued at £643.10.0

Child 1: Ruth Annie Honor COLE

Name: Ruth Annie Honor COLE2
Sex: Female
Spouse: William CREES (1907-1992)
Birth 12 Jun 1910 Puddington, Devon, England
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 9 mns) Puddington, Devon, England6
Symnacott, Puddington
Death Oct 2000 (age 90) Exeter, Devon, England

Child 2: Leslie John Govier COLE

Name: Leslie John Govier COLE2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Audrey Joyce UNKNOWN (1910-2002)
Birth 18 Apr 1913 Crediton , Devon, England
Death 30 Jul 1990 (age 77) Exeter, Devon, England11

Note on Marriage

Witnesses are grandad Nicholas Pitts, and

Note on Husband: Edwin John COLE

Edwin was a farmer at Symnacott, Puddington.

In the 1926 Kellys Directory Edwin J Cole is farming at Gollic Park, Clayhidon.

Note on Wife: Anna Elizabeth Cole PITTS

 

 

In 1909 she is living at Woolfardisworthy. Great married name - Anna Elizabeth Cole Cole.

 

The Pitts family joined the Coles at Gollic Park, Clayhidon in April 1923. Laurie Pitts, Sadie and Leslie Cole all joined the school there in April 1923.

Sources

1"GRO". Crediton 5b 859. Cit. Date: Q4 1909.
2"Nick Heard". www.heardfamilyhistory.org.uk. This GEDCOM is predominantly the work of Nick Heard, but it incorporates the collaborated work of many other family historians. You are welcome to use the information herein but please acknowledge the source. Every effort has been made to ensure the data is accurate, but any use you make of it is entirely at your own risk. (c) Nick Heard 2009
3"Census 1881JCole".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Joseph N. Cole Head Mar 36 Shepherd Ashreigney,Devon
Ellen Cole Wife Mar 28 Burrington, Devon
Edwin John Cole Son Unm 2 Staverton, Devon
Emily J Cole Dau Unm 8 mths Staverton, Devon
RG11/2177 Folio 11 Page 15 Totnes, Buckfastleigh ED 1. Cit. Date: 3 April 1881. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
4"Census 1891 Cole 91".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Samuel Govier Head M 43 Farmer Burrington, Devon
Ann Maria Govier Sis S 30 Housekeeper Burrington, Devon
Ellen Cole Sis W 38 Housekeeper's Assistant Burrington, Devon
Honor Govier Mother W 75 Living on her own means Burrington, Devon
George Govier Bro S 39 Living on his own means Staverton, Devon
Edwin John Cole Nephew 12 Scholar Staverton, Devon
Emily J Cole Niece 10 Scholar Staverton, Devon
Ernest J Cole Nephew 8 Scholar Staverton, Devon
Crediton, Cheriton Fitzpaine ED 1 RG12/1761 Folio 11 Page 7. Cit. Date: 5 April 1891. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
5"Census 1901 Cole".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Samuel Govier Head M 50 Farmer Burrington, Devon
Honor Govier Mother W 85 Burrington, Devon
George Govier Bro S 48 Retired Farmer Staverton, Devon
Ellen Govier Sis W 45 Burrington, Devon
Ann Maria Govier Sis S 40 Burrington, Devon
Edwin John Cole Nephew 22 Staverton, Devon
Emily J Cole Nephew 20 Staverton, Devon
Ernest J Cole Niece 18 Miller Staverton, Devon
RG13/2131 Folio 7 Page 5 Crediton, Cheriton Fitzpaine ED1. Cit. Date: 31 March 1901. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
6"Census 1911 Puddington, Devon, England RG14/13196 RG78/765 RD281 SD4 ED1 SN27 (Edwin Cole)".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Edwin John Cole Head Mar 32 Farmer Staverton, Devon, England
Anna Elizabeth Cole Cole Wife Mar 38 Stokenham, Devon, England
Ruth Annie Honor Cole Dau Unm 9 mths Puddington, Devon, England
RG14/13196 RG78/765 RD281 SD4 ED1 SN27. Cit. Date: 2 April 1911. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
7"Parish register on MF". DRO Stokenham PR 5 MF 27.
8"Census 1881 William 81".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
William Lawrence Pitts Head Mar 41 Farmer of 120 Acres employing 2 men & 2 boys Stokenham, Devon
Ann Elizabeth Cole Pitts Wife Mar 38 Farmers Wife Kellaton - Stokenham, Devon
John Prettejohn Pitts Son Unm 16 Stokenham, Devon
Anna Elizabeth Cole Pitts Dau Unm 9 Scholar Stokenham, Devon
Letitia (Lettie) Isabella Pitts Dau Unm 6 Scholar Muckwell - Stokenham, Devon
Kate Pitts Dau Unm 13 Scholar Stokenham, Devon
RG11/2181 Folio 52 Page 2 Kingsbridge, Stokenham ED 2. Cit. Date: 3 April 1881. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
9"Census 1891 Stokenham".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
William Lawrence Pitts Head M 51 Farmer Stokenham
Jane Ann Pitts Wife M 44 Wembury, Devon, England
Anna Elizabeth Cole Pitts Dau S 19 Domestic Assistant Stokenham
Nicholas Samuel Pitts Son S 6 Scholar Stokenham
Class: RG12; Piece: 1716; Folio 4; Page 2, ED1. Cit. Date: 5 April 1891. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
10"Census 1901 Stokenham".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Jane Ann Horton Head M 54 Farmer Wembury, Devon, England
Kate Pitts Step-Daur S 33 Stokenham
Anna Elizabeth Pitts Step-Daur S 29 Stokenham
Letitia Pitts Step-Daur S 26 Stokenham
Nicholas Samuel Pitts Stepson S 16 Stokenham
John Prettyjohn PITTSUncle S 89 Stokenham
William Edmond Partridge S 41 FaRMER (Manager) Woolfardisworthy
Cit. Date: 31 March 1901. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
11"GRO". Exeter Vol 21 Page 957 Registrtion 790. Cit. Date: July 1990.