Coleridge, Edward (1800 -1883)

Edward Coleridge was born in Ottery St. Mary, Devon, the son of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s brother, Col. James Coleridge, and Frances Duke Coleridge. Edward attended Eton College where he acted as Assistant-Master from 1824 until 1850. In 1862 he became vicar of Mapledurham in Berkshire He married Mary Keate, daughter of John Keate, headmaster of Eton. Their three children are commemorated in a painting by Sir Edwin Landseer. Edward wrote an unpublished autobiography (BL Add. MS 47,555).
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Coleridge, E (Stamp 1) Motto: Time Deum cole regem
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Crest: On a mount issuing ears of wheat in front of a cross an otter statant
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