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Ridgeley History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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

Early Origins of the Ridgeley family


The surname Ridgeley 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.

Early History of the Ridgeley family


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Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 161 and 1614 are included under the topic Early Ridgeley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ridgeley Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Ridgeley family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Ridgeley family to Ireland


Some of the Ridgeley 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.

Migration of the Ridgeley family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ridgeley Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Richard Ridgeley, who settled in Virginia in 1730

Ridgeley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. Ridgeley, who arrived in San Francisco in 1850
  • W Ridgeley, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Ridgeley (post 1700)


  • Renee Ridgeley, American actress and writer, known for The Story of Us (1999), Mary Christmas (2002) and Gale Force (2002)
  • Captain Charles Goodwin Ridgeley (1784-1848), American naval officer
  • William B. Ridgeley, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Andrew Ridgeley (b. 1963), English soundtrack engineer from Finchley, Surrey, known for his work on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) and Blended (2014)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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