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RIDDOCH/RUDDOCK/RIDDOCK, Jamaica-Westmoreland and Scotland

PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2011 11:41 pm
by cebrice
Researching the Scottish progenitor(s) of the Riddoch/Ruddock name in Jamica 1700 t0 1800s.
Does anyone have any information on any Riddoch/Ruddock from Scotland who migrated to Jamaica and owned/worked on a plantation in Jamaica or worked in any other capacity?

Thanks very much.

Re: RIDDOCH/RUDDOCK/RIDDOCK, Jamaica-Westmoreland and Scotland

PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:07 pm
by cebrice
Hope the info below will help someone:

John Riddoch, Esq, Jamaica, where he resided upwards of 3o years, brother of the deceased George Ruddock, writer in Glasglow, The Scots Magazine, 1802


"THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER", SCOTLAND
Tuesday, January 17, 1797
James Riddock, Esq., of Montego Bay, Jamaica, died there on the 10th. September, 1796