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An Investigation into Giles Ridout of Virginia and the London connection

Early history of the family of Giles Ridout (b~1666) According to Arthur George Ridout (1852-1939), a genealogist whose work I often use as a basis for research, a chap called Giles Ridout was born in ~1600, in an unknown town … Continue reading

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Jeremiah & Porter Ridout: yellow silk shoes and blue murder!

John RIDOUT and Elizabeth PORTER married in 1687. Amongst others, they had sons John (b. 1692) and Porter (b. 1699/1700). Porter married a woman called Abigail whose surname, I believe, was HIBDITCH. A female of this name was baptised in … Continue reading

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