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The Ridouts of North Wootton

Thomas Ridout was baptised in North Wootton on the 13st February 1682, son of ‘Thomas and Margrett’. On the 29th March 1718, in Sherborne Abbey, Thomas married Susannah daughter of ‘John Porter of Compton’ (she was bp. 18th March 1693 in … Continue reading

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Ridouts, Rideouts and a tangled web of yDNA

A couple of years ago, ‘Tom’, a member of my family, submitted a cheek swab to one of the biggest DNA testing companies in the US, Family Tree DNA. I’d signed on the dotted line whilst I was at the … Continue reading

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