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Re: Ruddock/Riddock Family Jamaica

Alexander Riddoch was a minister in Kirkwall, Orkney. A date of birth isn't given but he died 4 December 1763, aged about 45. On 7 April 1752 he married Cecilia Steuart, also from Kirkwall. She was very well-connected - her brother Charles was a successful businessman in Norfolk, Virginia and was ap...
by Clouston
Tue Sep 28, 2010 12:45 pm
 
Forum: Surnames R
Topic: Ruddock/Riddock Family Jamaica
Replies: 9
Views: 8231

Re: Ruddock/Riddock Family Jamaica

I wonder if the family may have originated in the Riddoch/Ruddach brothers who came from Orkney. Thomas went to Tobago and Charles to Jamaica. Charles apparently went to work on the Laing family estates at Pindar's River, Seven's and St Toolie's. I don't know what children they had but later generat...
by Clouston
Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:39 pm
 
Forum: Surnames R
Topic: Ruddock/Riddock Family Jamaica
Replies: 9
Views: 8231

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