'Riddell04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Riddell of Ardnamurchan, Riddell of Finglass

BP1870 reports that "Galfridus Ridel, Baron of Blaye, in Guienne, assisted the Normans in the conquest of Apulia, and accompanied Duke William of England; from whom, after his elevation to the throne, he obtained considerable territorial grants." That appears to be Geffrey de Ridel. Provisionally, we presume that the following family was descended not from Philip de Rydale, son of that Geffrey and shown at the top of Riddell01, but from one of his brothers. BP1870 reports that "the 15th in descent from Galfridus" was ...
Thomas Riddell
1. John Riddell (d 1584, removed into Scotland)
  m. ?? Urquhart (dau of Thomas Urqhart of Cromarty)
  A. James Riddell (d 1620)
  m. Elizabeth Alleyn (dau of Adam Alleyn)
  i. James Riddell of Kinglass, Linlithgowshire (d 1671)
  m. Elizabeth Foulis (dau of James Foulis of Ravelstone)
  a. James Riddell 'of Kinglass' (dsp?)
  b. George Riddell 'of Kinglass' (d 1706)
  m. Jane Failgour (dau of Captain John Failgour)
  (1) George Riddell of Kinglass
  m. Christiana Paterson (dau of Andrew Paterson of Kirkton)
(A) Sir James Riddell of Ardnamurchan & Sunart, 1st Bart (d 02.11.1797)
  m1. (07.02.1754) Mary Milles (dau/heir of Thomas Milles of Bilockby Hall)
  (i) Thomas Milles Riddell (dvp 17.07.1796)
  m. (11.12.1784) Margaretta Campbell (d 31.10.1838, dau of Col. Dugald Campbell, sister of Gen. ?? Campbell of Lochnell)
  (a) Sir James Milles Riddell of Ardnamurchan, 2nd Bart (b 03.06.1787, d 28.09.1861) had issue
m. (27.03.1822) Mary Brooke (d 30.01.1866, dau of Sir Richard Brooke, Bart)
  (b) Campbell Drummond Riddell (b 09.01.1796) had issue
  m. (03.04.1830) Caroline Stuart Rodney (dau of Hon. John Rodney by Lady Louisa Stratford)
  (c) Sarah Burdon Riddell
  m. (1835) J.C. Young (d 1858, Colonel)
  m2. (1775) Sarah Burden (dau/heir of Thomas Burden, widow of John Swinburne)
  (B) Andrew Riddell of Enfield (Captain) probably of this generation
  (i) Jane Riddell
  m. (14.01.1773) Robert Sadleir Moody of Aspley Guise (d 09.11.1825)
  (C)+ 3 sons and 2 daughters
  c.+ 4 sons and 8 daughters

Main source(s): BP1870 (Riddell (of Ardnamurchan))
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