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Exploding the myth – Sherborne Rid(e)outs and the Huguenots!

George Ridout, the miller and baker of Sherborne (1701-1779) had married twice. By his first wife Mary Hallett, he had many children, including John (1730-1797) and by his second wife, Mary Gibbs, George had two more sons, one of whom … Continue reading

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John Ridout gets me hooked

Back to my x3 great grandfather, John RIDOUT, the chap that got me hooked on this whole family history thing. In the early days of my ‘studies’, knowing my great grandfather’s name and birth year (1863), I was able to … Continue reading

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