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

Ridgill Early Origins



The surname Ridgill 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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Ridgill Spelling Variations


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Ridgill Spelling Variations



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

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Ridgill Early History


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Ridgill Early History



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

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Ridgill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ridgill Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Ridgill In Ireland


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Ridgill In Ireland



Some of the Ridgill 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:

Ridgill Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Ridgill, who arrived in Maryland in 1670

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Ridgill Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    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 Ridgill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ridgill 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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