Category Archives: Individual

Charles Vie Ridout – the man that nearly wasn’t.

Arthur George Ridout (1852-1939) a fellow Ridout researcher, to whose notes I sometimes refer, quite literally ‘sentenced’ this individual to death at the tender age of ten years: ‘Charles Vie bapt 1799 St Michaels Bristol buried Folke 22nd Dec. 1809 … Continue reading

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An Investigation into Giles Ridout of Virginia and the London connection

Early history of the family of Giles Ridout (b~1666) According to Arthur George Ridout (1852-1939), a genealogist whose work I often use as a basis for research, a chap called Giles Ridout was born in ~1600, in an unknown town … Continue reading

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