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‘John Ridout IV’ – a man of mystery

John Ridout IV is not an ‘Americanism’ but my nickname for my x4 great grandfather – yet another John Ridout! I know so little of this man and so this is an attempt to try and piece together what I … Continue reading

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From John Ridout of Sherborne to John Ridout of Bath: a hypothesis

John Ridout, my x3 great grandfather, was baptised in Sherborne on 12th  February 1785. His parents were John and Susanna Ridout.  The couple had other children between at least 1783 and 1796. The best candidate marriage that I could find … Continue reading

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