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

Ridgeley Early Origins



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.

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Ridgeley Spelling Variations


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Ridgeley Spelling Variations



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

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Ridgeley Early History


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Ridgeley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ridgeley research. 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.

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Ridgeley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ridgeley Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Ridgeley In Ireland


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Ridgeley In 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ridgeley (post 1700)


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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


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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

Other References

  1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  9. 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.
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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The Ridgeley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ridgeley 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 24 November 2015 at 09:42.

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