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Reedpath Early Origins



The surname Reedpath 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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Reedpath Spelling Variations


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Reedpath Spelling Variations



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

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Reedpath Early History


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Reedpath Early History



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

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Reedpath Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Reedpath Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Reedpath In Ireland


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Reedpath In Ireland



Some of the Reedpath 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 Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Reedpath surname who came to North America were: 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.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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    The Reedpath Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Reedpath 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 17 September 2012 at 16:11.

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