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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, who 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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

Other References

  1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  4. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  5. 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).
  6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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This page was last modified on 10 December 2015 at 05:43.

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