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Early Origins of the Ryther family
Yorkshire at Ryther, a parish, partly in the Upper, but chiefly in the Lower, division of the wapentake of Barkstone-Ash. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
The surname was also an occupational name for "a rider, trooper." CITATION[CLOSE]
As far as early entries of the family, here are a few of them with various early spellings as listed in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273: Roger le Ridere in Cambridgeshire; Stephen le Ridere and Adam le Rydere in Huntingdonshire. CITATION[CLOSE]
Kirby's Quest listed Nicholas le Ridere in Somerset, 1 Edward III (during the first year's reign of King Edward III.) CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Ryther family
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Ryther Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ryder, Rider, Ryther and others.
Early Notables of the Ryther family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ryther family to Ireland
Some of the Ryther family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Ryther family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Symon Ryder settled in Virginia in 1678; James Rydie settled in Virginia in 1635; Samuel Ryder settled in Plymouth Massachusetts in 1630; John Rider settled in Barbados in 1654.
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