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Reidpath Early Origins



The surname Reidpath 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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Reidpath Spelling Variations


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Reidpath 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. Reidpath occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Redpath, Ridpath, Reidpath, Ridpeth, Redpeth and others.

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Reidpath Early History


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Reidpath Early History



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

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Reidpath Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Reidpath Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Reidpath In Ireland


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Reidpath In Ireland



Some of the Reidpath 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



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 Atlanti c. 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 Reidpath, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Reidpath Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • G. A. Reidpath, aged 31, who arrived in America from London, England, in 1892
  • Mr. G. A. Reidpath, aged 34, who arrived in America from London, England, in 1896

Reidpath Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Robert J. Reidpath, aged 53, who arrived in America, in 1910
  • Katherine Reidpath, aged 64, who arrived in Buffalo, N. Y., in 1910
  • Mary F. Reidpath, aged 49, who arrived in America, in 1910
  • Charles D. Reidpath, aged 22, who arrived in Buffalo, New York, in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Reidpath (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Reidpath (post 1700)



  • Robert J. Reidpath, American architectural engineer from Buffalo, New York who designed the first Franklin manufacturing plant for the Franklin Automobile Company in 1902
  • Charles Decker Reidpath (1889-1975), American two-time gold medalist athlete at the 1912 Summer Olympics
  • Stuart Reidpath, English train model maker, best known for producing the first Tank Engine Thomas engine in 1948 and later the first Percy train in 1949
  • Alan C. Reidpath, Canadian poet, author of Musings of a Mossback and regular contributor to "The Islamic Review" Magazine

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    6. 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).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. 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.
    11. ...

    The Reidpath Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Reidpath 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 8 May 2014 at 13:21.

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