Tag Archives: William RIDOWTE

The conundrum of the two Johns, husbands of Elizabeth OLIVER & Alice TOOGOOD

On this blog site, I have written about two John Ridouts – one who married Elizabeth Oliver (here) many of whose descendants now live in Canada and the USA, and the other John Ridout who married Alice Toogood (here) some … Continue reading

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The Nethercombe Ridouts in Sherborne: have I found my line?

In the 1780 and 1782 Sherborne Land Tax records, a ‘Mr John Ridout’ is recorded who owned or leased property in the Nethercombe parish of Sherborne; he paid £1-11-0d in tax (at 4 shillings in the pound this would value … Continue reading

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