Tag Archives: Christopher RIDOUT

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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George Ridout, baker of West Mill, Sherborne

Christopher Ridout’s second son was George (1701-1779). When he grew up, George was by trade a baker and probably succeeded to his father’s business at West Mill. The mill had originally been built in the sixteenth century but was apparently … Continue reading

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