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Ridsdale Early Origins



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.

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Ridsdale Spelling Variations


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Ridsdale Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ridsdale, Ridesdale, Redesdale, Redesdall, Redsdale, Risdale, Rysdale, Risedale, Rysedale and many more.

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Ridsdale Early History


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Ridsdale Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ridsdale research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ridsdale History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ridsdale Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ridsdale Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ridsdale Notables 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:

Ridsdale Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Ridsdale settled in Virginia in 1620 with his wife

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ridsdale (post 1700)


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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

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Ridsdale Historic Events


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Ridsdale Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • 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

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Ridsdale Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. 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.
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    11. ...

    The Ridsdale Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ridsdale 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 10 December 2015 at 05:43.

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