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

Ridgeleagh Early Origins



The surname Ridgeleagh 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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Ridgeleagh Spelling Variations


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Ridgeleagh Spelling Variations



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

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Ridgeleagh Early History


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Ridgeleagh Early History



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

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Ridgeleagh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ridgeleagh Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Ridgeleagh In Ireland


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Ridgeleagh In Ireland



Some of the Ridgeleagh 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. 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.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Ridgeleagh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ridgeleagh 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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