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Redgate Early Origins



The surname Redgate was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Redgate Spelling Variations


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Redgate Spelling Variations



The name, Redgate, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Redpath, Ridpath, Reidpath, Ridpeth, Redpeth and others.

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Redgate Early History


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Redgate Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Redgate research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1376, 1547, 1602, 1597 and 1602 are included under the topic Early Redgate History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Redgate Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Redgate Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Redgate Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Redgate In Ireland


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Redgate In Ireland



Some of the Redgate family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Redgate surname who came to North America were:

Redgate Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Liggett Redgate, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838
  • Louis T. Redgate, aged 22, who emigrated to America, in 1893

Redgate Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mary Jane Redgate, aged 58, who landed in America from Sheffield, England, in 1909
  • Harold Redgate, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
  • John William Redgate, aged 28, who landed in America from Long Eaton, England, in 1922

Redgate Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Redgate, English convict from Warwick, who was transported aboard the "Arab" on July 3, 1822, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822

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Contemporary Notables of the name Redgate (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Redgate (post 1700)



  • Captain Oliver William Redgate (1898-1929), English World War I flying ace credited with 16 aerial victories from Nottingham
  • Samuel "Sam" Redgate (1810-1851), English professional cricketer who played for Nottingham Cricket Club in the mid 1800s
  • Anne Elizabeth "A.E." Redgate, English educator and author born in Lancashire, lecturer at the Newcastle University
  • Roger Redgate, British musician and composer, from Bolton, Lancashire
  • Jim Redgate, Australian classical guitar luthier, founder and owner of Redgate Guitars

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Citations


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  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822

Other References

  1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  8. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
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The Redgate Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Redgate Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 6 November 2016 at 18:19.

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