William Arthur Ricks

(21 July 1912 - 9 May 1970)
     William Arthur Ricks was born on 21 July 1912 in Grass Range, Montana, USA. He was the son of William Henry Ricks and Harriet Marie Bell.
William Arthur Ricks married Velma Christine Mitchell.
     William died on 9 May 1970 aged 57.

William Henry Ricks

(22 November 1886 - 23 March 1922)
     William Henry Ricks was born on 22 November 1886 in Lewiston, Jefferson County, Montana.
William Henry Ricks married Harriet Marie Bell, daughter of Robert Bruce Bell and Margaret Christine Bell, on 14 October 1911 in Lewiston, Jefferson County Montana.
     William died on 23 March 1922 in Hysham, Montana, aged 35. He was buried on 27 March 1922 in Lewiston.

Children of William Henry Ricks and Harriet Marie Bell

Charles Thomson Riddel

(20 October 1824 - )
     Charles Thomson Riddel was born on 20 October 1824 in Edinburgh, Midlothian. He was the son of John Riddel and Ann Bruce. Charles Thomson Riddel was christened on 20 January 1825 in Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian. John Riddel, merchant's clerk in Canongate and Ann Bruce his spouse had a son born the 20th of October last and to be baptised this day named Charles Thomson. The family witnessed.

John Riddel

(15 May 1797 - 7 April 1832)
     John Riddel was christened on 15 May 1797 in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. John Riddel. This is the only baptism in the Aberdeen area in the right period, but I have no other evidence. He was the son of Donaldson Riddell and Margaret Renny.
The Aberdeen journal 6 Dec 1820 advertised: Teas, Foreign and British Spirits, Wines etc. John Riddel (Late of New Bridge Brewery). Begs leave most respectfully to intimate to his Friends and the Public, that he has commenced business in that sho, North side of Union Street, lately occupied by Mrs Carnie as a dealer in TEAS, FOREIGN and BRITISH SPIRITS WINES PORTER and GROCERIES where he hopes, by unremitting attention, and keeping a choice assortment of the above articles, to merit a share of their patronage. Aberdeen Union Street, 5th Dec 1820.
John Riddel married Ann Bruce, daughter of John Bruce and Ann Emslie, on 12 December 1820 in St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Scotland. Marriage contract: December 9 1820 Mr John Riddel, Merchant in Aberdeen & Miss Ann Bruce, there, daughter of Mr John Bruce, Merchant in Aberdeen, cautioner for both parties. Three times on Sabbath first. £2.0.0..
John was described as a merchant at his marriage and his daughter's baptism in May 1822. However there are only two John Riddells listed in Aberdeen directories from 1824 and both the leather merchant and the stabler survived after 1833. His widow's marriage states that he was later of Edinburgh.
6 Feb 1822 p. 3: Notice to the debtors and creditor of John Riddlel, merchant in Aberdeen. The said John Riddel having, at the request of his creditors granted a Trust conveyance of his whole property, debts and effects, to Messrs David Milne James Philip and Leslie Clark, merchants in Aberdeen, for behoof of his creditors; and as security for the payment of his debts in full, a proposed by him it is request that that all those indebted Mr Riddel will order payment of their accounts to him, as authorised by the Trustees to receive and discharge the same, within one month from this date, as prosecutions will be then ordered against the outstanding debtors. -
... The Shop occupied by Mr Riddel in Union Street, will be let till 1st June 1823, on reasonable terms, and the incoming tenant may have the fixtures, etc at a valuation. Apply to Mr Riddel at the Shop, or to either of the Trustees.
27 Feb 1822: Sale of elegant household furniture and notice to debtors and creditors. On Thursday 28 ... in that house in Union Street, formerly occupied by John Riddel, grocer - the whole household furniture therein - consisting of a handsome mahogany sideboard - Elegant dining and drawing room chairs -A set of dining tables - Tea and other tables - A mahogany secretary - Carpets and heart rugs - an Elegant four posted bedstead, with Moreen furniture - Feather beds and blankets - Mattresses - Dressing glasses - Silver Plate - Bed and table linens - China, glass and stoneware - Grates, Fenders and Fire Irons - Kitchen furniture - books - and a number of other articles....
The Debtors of the said John Riddel, who have yet made payment of their accounts, are requested to pay the same to Mr Ewing, Advocate before the first day of the sale, as prosecutions are immediately thereafter to be raised against all outstanding debtors to the estate.
Creditors of Mr Riddel are also requested to lodge their claims with Mr Ewing without delay
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     John Riddel was employed as a merchant's clerk in January 1825, Canongate, Edinburgh.
     John died on 7 April 1832 in Edinburgh aged 34. He was buried on 9 April 1832 in Edinburgh.

Children of John Riddel and Ann Bruce

Alexander Riddell

(before June 1740 - before 4 June 1811)
     Alexander Riddell was born before June 1740. He was the son of Patriarch Riddell.
Alexander Riddell married Agnes Manson.
     Alexander died before 4 June 1811 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was buried on 4 June 1811 in Spittal cemetery, Old Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Alexander Riddell, blacksmith, Aberdeen, aged 71 years.

Children of Alexander Riddell

Alexander Riddell

(4 January 1844 - )
     Alexander Riddell was born on 4 January 1844 in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire. He was the son of Donaldson Riddell and Margaret Webster.

Anne Riddell

(18 May 1822 - in 1887? or 1860?)
     Anne Riddell was christened on 18 May 1822 in St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. John Riddell, merchant, and his spouse Ann Bruce had a daughter born named Ann baptised by the Revd W? Dawser? in presence of John Bruce, Porter & dealer? and Mrs? McPherson, midwife. She was the daughter of John Riddel and Ann Bruce.
     Anne Riddell appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Andrew Smith and Ann Bruce in Citadel, Leith North, Edinburgh, Midlothian.
     Anne Riddell and Ann Bruce arrived per "New York Packet" on 23 October 1841 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, from Greenock, Scotland. There was smallpox on board and the vessel (with 284 immigrants and passengers) was quarantined for over 6 weeks, together with the pilot. The ship was released on December 18th and the immigrants about 1 January 1842. They were brought out by John Miller, Esq. under the Bounty scheme at £19 each.
Ann Riddell was described as an unmarried female immigrant - a native of Aberdeen, aged 17, house servant, arrived in very good health. She was under the protection of her stepfather Andrew Smith & wife. Her character was certificed by John Gilton & Arch[bishop?] Geddes of Leith. Andrew Smith was a native of Edinburgh, being baptised at St Cuthbert's, a farm servant, aged 31, son of James, Excise Agent & Catherine, both dead. He complained generally about the treatment and the provisions but was in perfect health. He was in the colonial hospital when the forms were filled out and produced at the Officer in Health on 7 January 1842. His baptism was certified by Robert Canley?, Session clerk, of St Cuthbert's, Edinburgh and his character certified by John Gillon & Archd Geddy of Leith. His wife Ann was a native of Aberdeen, daughter of John & Ann Bruce, who were alive, she was a servant aged 36 on application 35, Oct 1805, baptism certified by Andrew Cairngriss?, with John Gillon of Leith certifying her character. Ann Smith was in very good health but thought the doctor did not pay enough attention to them. They were all Protestants and could both read and write.
She signed at both her marriages but her second husband Edward made his mark.
Anne Riddell married John Morris on 19 March 1847 in Yass parish, co. Murray, New South Wales, Australia. In the temporary churchTheir marriage application showed that she was 22 years old and had immigrated in 1841 and he was a 34 year old "Ticket of Leave" convict serving a life sentence, having arrived on the "Parmelia" in 1836.
Her address was given as Tumut House - the only substantial building of that time was Tumut Plains House which was owned by the Shelley family. According to local historians, Lindley's Rose Inn at Gundagai was likely to be the temporary church used by Rev Brigstocke. Anne Riddell was widowed on 25 June 1852 on the death of her husband John Morris.
Anne was widowed when her husband John Morris and their two sons John jr & David were drowned in the Gundagai flood. Anne was rescued after two days in a tree by an aborigine - probably Jacky Jacky (John or Jack Morley) of Brungle Station who died on 8 October 1908 aged 72 or older..
     Anne Riddell married Edward Weston as his second wife, on 11 November 1853 in Tooma, Albury parish, New South Wales. They were married by the Church of England minister. The Sydney Morning Herald reported: On the 11th November at Thooam (sic = Tooma?), Hume River, by special licence, by the Rev. Mr Elliot, Edward Weston, of the Hume River, to Anne, relict of the late John Morris of Gundagai.
     Anne died in 1887? or 1860?. She probably died before 1875 as her own mother & step-father witnessed her daughter's marriage to William MacKenzie. An Ann Weston, daughter of John & Ann, died 15 August 1860, buried 16th, widow of Glebe, Camperdown district NSW: 1860/2071, 1860/8849, 122B.

Children of Anne Riddell and John Morris

Children of Anne Riddell and Edward Weston

Christian Riddell

(17 September 1807 - )
     Christian Riddell was born on 17 September 1807 in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire. She was the daughter of Donaldson Riddell and Margaret Renny.

Christopher Riddell

(before March 1783 - before 7 March 1785)
     Christopher Riddell was born before March 1783. He was the son of Alexander Riddell.
     Christopher died before 7 March 1785 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was buried on 7 March 1785 in Spittal burial ground, Aberdeen. Christopher, son of Alex., blacksmith, of Aberdeen, aged 2 years.

Donaldson Riddell

(10 February 1774 - 10 November 1847)
     Donaldson Riddell was christened on 10 February 1774 in Old Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire. He was the son of John Riddell and Jean Charles.
Donaldson Riddell was apprenticed from Martinmas 1789 in Aberdeen. Donaldson Riddell, son of John Riddel at Windmill Brae, apprenticed to George Best, blacksmith, for 5 years from Martinmas 1789. The father was cautioner.
Donaldson Riddell married Margaret Renny on 30 October 1796 in Old Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Donaldson was a member of in George St Congregational church, Aberdeen, on 1 January 1810. No. 111 admitted 1 Jan 1801: Donalson Riddell, Blacksmith, Windmillbrae.
Donaldson Riddell was listed in a directory dated between 1824 and 1829 as a blacksmith at of Windmill brae, Aberdeen.
Donaldson Riddell was listed in a directory dated 1840 as Officer to the Hammerman Trade at Riddel's Crt, Windmill Brae, Aberdeen.
     Donaldson Riddell and Margaret Renny were recorded on the 1841 census in Riddler Court, Bon Accord, Aberdeen. Donaldson Riddel, 65 Blacksmith Aberdeenshire; Margaret Riddel, 70 Aberdeenshire; Donaldson Riddel, 30 Watch Maker Aberdeenshire, James Riddel, 25 Goldsmith Aberdeenshire.
Donaldson Riddell married Margaret Webster, daughter of Alexander Webster and Isabella Bruce, on 22 November 1842 in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire.
THe Aberdeen Press and Journal 20 November 1844 reported on the Incorporated Trades, with Donaldson Riddell, listed as Convenor's Officer. This was repeated ion 12 Nov 1845 with Donalson in the same position, but listed Jas Riddell as a Boxmaster of the Wrights & Coopers. He was also listed as Boxmaster in the Hammermen Trades on the 15 Nov 1854 edition. It is unclear awhether it f=refers to father or son.
In the 1845 Poll book for Aberdeen City & County, his name is crossed through, including his occupation as Goldsmith, the joint tenant & occupier is James Riddell with the same occupation..
     Donaldson died on 10 November 1847 in Aberdeen aged 73. He is buried iin the Aberdeen Cemetery.

Children of Donaldson Riddell and Margaret Renny

Children of Donaldson Riddell and Margaret Webster

Donaldson Riddell

(30 January 1810 - 20 March 1883)
     Donaldson Riddell was christened on 30 January 1810 in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire. He was the son of Donaldson Riddell and Margaret Renny.
     Donaldson Riddell appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Donaldson Riddell and Margaret Renny in Riddler Court, Bon Accord, Aberdeen.
Donaldson Riddell married Jane Carnegie on 26 August 1841 in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire.
     Donaldson Riddell and James Riddell were recorded on the 1851 census in 25 Guestrow, Milner's Court, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire. Donaldson Riddel, 41, watch clockmaker employing 3 men, born Aberdeen, wife Jane aged 48, born Kincardineshire, Stoenhaven, brother James, unmarried 38, journeyman goldsmith, born Aberdeen.
The August 1853 register of voters lists James Riddell, accountant, James Riddell, watchmaker, Donaldson Riddell, watchmaker, as joint tenants & occupants.
     Donaldson Riddell and Jane Carnegie were recorded on the 1861 census in 75 John St, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire. Donaldson Riddel, head, 51, watchmaker, born Od Machar, wife Jane 55, born Dunnottar, Kincardineshire with Mary Law, boarder aged 57, fundholder..
Christiana Jeffrey married secondly Donaldson Riddell in 1876 in St Nicholas, Aberdeen.
     Donaldson Riddell and Christiana Jeffrey were recorded on the 1881 census in 8 Kingsland Place, Aberdeen. Donaldson Riddell, aged 70, wife Christiana, 56, watchmaker. He is not found in the 1871 census.
     Donaldson died on 20 March 1883 in St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, aged 73. He was buried on 24 March 1883 in Aberdeen.

George Riddell

(17 May 1803 - )
     George Riddell was born on 17 May 1803 in Old Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was the son of Donaldson Riddell and Margaret Renny.

Isabella Bruce Riddell

(17 January 1846 - 1935)
     Isabella Bruce Riddell was born on 17 January 1846 in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire. In 1851, an Isabella Riddle aged 5 born Aberdeenshire, was listed as daughter in law (step daughter?) of William & Margaret Lowie (aged 37 born Abdn) and their 10 month old son William Lowie. William was a coal barker, born Cluny aged 48. She was the daughter of Donaldson Riddell and Margaret Webster.
     Isabella Bruce Riddell was recorded on the 1861 census. She may be: Isabella Riddell, agerd 17, a servant at 4 Devanha Terrace, Ferryhill, Old Machar, living with Elizabeth Rennie aged 34 and 4 children.
Isabella Bruce Riddell married James Mitchell on 8 May 1872 in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
     Isabella died in 1935. More likely to be death in 1931 aged 84 at Aberdeen. Mother's maiden name not given.

James Riddell

(28 August 1812 - )
     James Riddell was born on 28 August 1812 in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire. He was the son of Donaldson Riddell and Margaret Renny.
     James Riddell appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Donaldson Riddell and Margaret Renny in Riddler Court, Bon Accord, Aberdeen.
In the 1845 Poll book for Aberdeen City & County, his name is crossed through, including his occupation as Goldsmith, the joint tenant & occupier is James Riddell with the same occupation..
     James Riddell and Donaldson Riddell were recorded on the 1851 census in 25 Guestrow, Milner's Court, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire. Donaldson Riddel, 41, watch clockmaker employing 3 men, born Aberdeen, wife Jane aged 48, born Kincardineshire, Stoenhaven, brother James, unmarried 38, journeyman goldsmith, born Aberdeen.

Jean Riddell

(5 October 1778 - )
     Jean Riddell was christened on 5 October 1778 in Old Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of John Riddell and Jean Charles.

Jean Riddell

(5 May 1801 - )
     Jean Riddell was born on 5 May 1801 in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire. She was the daughter of Donaldson Riddell and Margaret Renny.

John Riddell

(circa 1734 - before 5 November 1812)
     John Riddell was born circa 1734. He was the son of Patriarch Riddell.
John Riddell married Jean Charles, daughter of William Charles and Jean Ritchie, on 30 March 1773 in Old Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
     John died before 5 November 1812 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire. He was buried on 5 November 1812 in Spital cemetery, Aberdeen. John Riddel, blacksmith, Windmill Brae, aged 78 years.

Children of John Riddell and Jean Charles

John Riddell

(circa 1775 - before 4 October 1777)
     John Riddell was born circa 1775 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was the son of John Riddell and Jean Charles.
     John died before 4 October 1777 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire. He was buried on 4 October 1777 in Spital cemetery, Aberdeen. John, son of John, blacksmith, Aberdeen, aged 2 years.

Margaret Riddell

(1 January 1799 - )
     Margaret Riddell was born on 1 January 1799 in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire. She was the daughter of Donaldson Riddell and Margaret Renny.

Mary Riddell

(16 May 1805 - )
     Mary Riddell was born on 16 May 1805 in Old Machar, Aberdeen. She was the daughter of Donaldson Riddell and Margaret Renny.

Patriarch Riddell

Children of Patriarch Riddell

William Riddell

(circa June 1785 - before 21 March 1786)
     William Riddell was born circa June 1785. He was the son of Alexander Riddell.
     William died before 21 March 1786. He was buried on 21 March 1786 in Spittal burial ground, Aberdeen. William, son of Alexander, blacksmith, Aberdeen, aged 9 months.

Percy A Riddle

     Percy died. He had issue..

Bertha Mildred Ridgeway

( - 1959)
     Bertha Mildred Ridgeway married Alan Winn Hobson, son of Benjamin Hobson and Anna Maria Devonshire, in 1909 in Victoria.
     Bertha died in 1959 in Elsternwick, Victoria.

Emmeline de Ridlesford

     Emmeline de Ridlesford married Hugh de Laci Earl of Ulster.
Of Bray..

Child of Emmeline de Ridlesford and Hugh de Laci Earl of Ulster

Elizabeth Ridnall

(before 1638? - )
     Elizabeth Ridnall was born before 1638?. She was the daughter of Ann Grimwood (Ridnall).

William Ridnall

(before 1638? - )
     William Ridnall was born before 1638?. He was the son of Ann Grimwood (Ridnall).

Catherine Rielly

     Catherine Rielly married Zachariah Cocksedge, son of John Cocksedge and Mary Ann Howlett, on 18 November 1830 in Sydney?, New South Wales, Australia. Their application to marry was granted 18 Nov 1830: Zach Cocksedge, 30, Surrey (4), 7 years, free & Cath Rielly, 25. Asia? (7) 7 years, Bond.

Ellen Rielt

     Ellen Rielt married George W Cocksedge, son of Elijah Cocksedge and Mary Ann Hammond, in 1889 in Petersham, New South Wales.

Children of Ellen Rielt and George W Cocksedge

Doreen Riley