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The Orchard family of Bath: Perriwigs, Powders and Pomatums

I have written much of the RIDOUTs of Bath, the first of whom came to the city in about 1805. These folk belong to my maternal grandfather’s side, having originated in Sherborne, Dorset. My maternal grandmother’s side came from rural … Continue reading

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A new generation: John Ridout’s oldest son, John

My x3 great grandfather, John Ridout’s only surviving child with his first wife Sarah HODGES was named for his father. John was baptised in St Swithin’s church, Walcot Street on Sunday 10th March 1811. His parents were living somewhere within … Continue reading

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