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Linking William of Hyle and Christopher Ridout

Christopher Ridout, miller and yeoman of Sherborne, son of John and Elizabeth Ridout (neé Oliver), was undoubtedly a descendant of William Ridout of Hyle but in decades of research by different individuals, it has been difficult to determine the exact … Continue reading

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Christopher Ridout of Sherborne, miller & yeoman (1669-1743)

Christopher Ridout, baptised on the 12th September 1669 in Sherborne Abbey, was one of eight children of husbandman (farmer) John and Elizabeth Ridout (neé Oliver). John had married Elizabeth in ~1655. In 1678, John made his will, the contents of … Continue reading

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