Early Origins of the Rednapp family
The surname Rednapp 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.
Early History of the Rednapp family
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Rednapp Spelling Variations
During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Rednapp occurred in many references, and spelling variations
of the name found included Redpath, Ridpath, Reidpath, Ridpeth, Redpeth and others.
Early Notables of the Rednapp family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rednapp family to Ireland
Some of the Rednapp 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.
Migration of the Rednapp family to the New World and Oceana
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland
many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Rednapp, or a spelling variation of the surname include: John Redpath, a stonemason, who settled in Montreal in 1816; John and Mary Redpath who settled in Maryland in 1775; Edward Redpath settled in Philadelphia in 1853.