Ridsdale History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Ridsdale family
The surname Ridsdale was first found in Northumberland
where this Clan
was one of the most feared clans on the English side of the Scottish border. They later became known as the Halls of Redesdale, which in turn, carried the reputation into the 12th and 13th centuries.
Early History of the Ridsdale family
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Ridsdale Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Ridsdale, Ridesdale, Redesdale, Redesdall, Redsdale, Risdale, Rysdale, Risedale, Rysedale and many more.
Early Notables of the Ridsdale family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ridsdale family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Ridsdale Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- John Ridsdale, who settled in Virginia in 1620 with his wife
Contemporary Notables of the name Ridsdale (post 1700)
- Dame Victoire Evelyn Patricia "Paddy" Ridsdale DBE (1921-2009), British secretary and intelligence operative, author Ian Fleming's secretary during World War II, and was the model for his character Miss Moneypenny
- Peter Ridsdale (b. 1952), former chairman of Leeds United AFC, and is currently chairman of Cardiff City Football Club
- Sir Julian Errington Ridsdale CBE (1915-2004), British National Liberal and later Conservative Party politician
- Sir Edward Aurelian Ridsdale GBE (1864-1923), British Liberal politician and leading member of the British Red Cross Society
Historic Events for the Ridsdale family
HMS Royal Oak
- George Hotham Ridsdale (d. 1939), British Leading Stoker with the Royal Navy aboard the HMS Royal Oak when she was torpedoed by U-47 and sunk; he died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html
- Miss Lucy Ridsdale, aged 50, English Second Class passenger from London, England who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking escaping on life boat 13 CITATION[CLOSE]
Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html
Ridsdale Family Crest Products
- ^ Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html
- ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html