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The Ridgelay surname is thought to be a habitational name, derived perhaps from the place name Rugeley, in Staffordshire.

Ridgelay Early Origins



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

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Ridgelay Spelling Variations


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Ridgelay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ridgeley, Ridgley, Ridgly and others.

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Ridgelay Early History


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Ridgelay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ridgelay research. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 161 and 1614 are included under the topic Early Ridgelay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ridgelay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ridgelay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ridgelay Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ridgelay In Ireland


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Ridgelay In Ireland



Some of the Ridgelay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Ridgley, who settled in Virginia in 1635; Richard Ridgill, who arrived in Maryland in 1670; William Ridgell, who came to Jamaica in 1684; Thomas Ridgley, who settled in New Orleans in 1823.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. 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).
    6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Ridgelay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ridgelay 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 4 December 2013 at 13:28.

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