John RIDOUT (1785-1855)

Name: John RIDOUT
Sex:  Male

Father:  John RIDOUT (1753?- )
Mother:  Susanna SHORE (1753?- )

Spouse 1:  Sarah HODGES (bap.1784, d.1816)
Spouse 2:  Martha SOMERTON (1794-1840)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth: 1785 (approximately)
Baptism: 12 Feb 1785 in Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne, Dorset [1]
Occupation: Cabinet maker, also listed as a wood turner
Census: 1841 (age 55) 4 Trinity Street, Walcot, Bath. Ref: HO107/970/9/35 [2]
Census 1851: (age 65) 18 Upper Trafalgar Place, Lyncombe & Widcombe. Ref: HO107/1942/69/15 [3]
Death: 30 May 1855 of old age (age 70) at 18 Upper Trafalgar Place, Lyncombe & Widcombe. John’s daughter-in-law Mary Ann (nee SYMONS) was present at his death. This was the house of John’s son William. [4]
Burial:  10 Jun 1855 at St Mark’s, Lyncombe, Bath [5]

Marriage (1)

Spouse: Sarah HODGES (bap.1784, d.1816)
Children: Charles RIDOUT (1809-1810)
Alice RIDOUT (1809- )
John RIDOUT (1811-1900)
Jane RIDOUT (1812-1813)
Susan RIDOUT (1814-1814)
Henry RIDOUT (1816-1839)

Marriage: 4 May 1807 (age 21-22). The couple were married in the parish church of St James. This church was situated in Southgate Street and was used during this time for extraparochial marriages of people who lived in Lyncombe or Widcombe. The building was bombed in 1942 and subsequently demolished. The witnesses were John RADNOR and Mary TOWERS. [6]

 Marriage (2)

Spouse: Martha SOMERTON (1794?-1840)
Children: William RIDOUT (1822-1892)
Charles RIDOUT (1824-1827)
George RIDOUT (1826-1907)
Eliza RIDOUT (1829-1849)
Charles RIDOUT (1831-1899)
Edwin RIDOUT (1833-1912)
Joseph RIDOUT (1837-1839)

Marriage: 22 Jun 1818 (age 32-33). The couple were married in the parish church of St Philip and St Jacob (nicknamed Pip ‘n’ Jay) which is in Tower Hill, Bristol. The witnesses were William Henry SOMERTON, Jane SOMERTON and Sophia CLANFIELD. [7]

Sources
1. “Parish registers of the Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin at Sherborne”.
2. Ancestry.com, “1841 England Census” (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006). Census Returns of England and Wales, 1841, Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1841.
3. Ancestry.com, “1851 England Census” (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006). Census Returns of England and Wales, 1851, Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1851.
4. “General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration, London, England”.  Cit. Date: 31 May 1855.
5. “Parish registers of St Mark, Lyncombe & Widcombe, Bath”.
6. “Parish registers of St James, Bath”.  Marriage register.  Cit. Date: 4 May 1807.
7. “Parish registers of St Philip & St Jacob, Bristol”.

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