George was born on the 23rd January 1820 at Newland, Gloucestershire and died 25th October 1908 at Eastbourne. His parents were George Ridout (1788-1813) & Mary Ann Dowell and grandfather was John Gibbs Ridout (1757-1823).
He attended Emmanuel College, Cambridge and was curate of St. George’s, Bloomsbury 1843/9, perpetual curate at Ash, Kent between 1849 – 57 and rector at Sandhurst, Kent from 1857 to 1908. He married Sophia Louisa, daughter of Thomas Daniell Esq of Little Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, at St George’s, Bloomsbury on the 22nd May 1848.
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