'Ridgeway1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ridgeway of Ballinakill, Ridgeway of Dublin, Ridgeway of Londonderry, Ridgeway of Tor

                               
John Ridgeway (a 1459)
1. Stephen Ridgeway, Mayor of Exeter (a 1460, 1490)
  A. Michael Ridgeway or Peacock of Newton Abbot
  i. John Ridgeway or Peacock of Abbot's Carswell and Tor (d 24.04.1560)
  m. (before 1542) Elizabeth Wentford (d 1586, dau of John Wentford of Newton Abbot)
a. Thomas Ridgeway of Tor, Sheriff of Devon (b c1542, d 06.1598)
  m1. (12.06.1563) Mary Southcote (dau of Thomas Southcote of Bovey Tracey by Grace Barnhouse)
  (1) Thomas Ridgeway, Sheriff of Devon, 1st Earl of Londonderry (b c1565, d 24.01.1631/2)
  The following is supported by BEB1841 (Ridgeway of Torrington).
  m. Cicely Mackwilliam (d 1627, sister of Henry Mackwilliam)
  (A) Robert Ridgeway, 2nd Earl of Londonderry (d 19.03.1640/1)
  m. (c1612) Elizabeth Weston (dau/heir of Sir Simon Weston of Lichfield)
(i) Weston Ridgeway, 3rd Earl of Londonderry (b 25.03.1620, d 1672)
  m. (20.09.1650) Frances (not Martha) Temple (d 1668-9, dau of Sir Richard Temple, Bart)
  (a) Robert Ridgeway, 4th Earl of Londonderry (b c1656, d 07.03.1713-4)
  m. (25.09.1686) Lucy Jopson (bpt 22.08.1665, d 04.09.1724, dau of Sir William Jopson or Jobson, Bart)
  ((1)) Henry Ridgeway (b 06.04.1688, dvpsp bur 10.04.1708)
  ((2)) Lucy Ridgeway (dsp 10/6.07.1736)
  m. (03.10.1716) Arthur Chichester, 4th Earl of Donegall (b 28.03.1695, dsp 30.09.1757)
  ((3)) Frances Ridgeway (b c1702, d 18.05.1772)
  m. (10.03.1716/7) Thomas Innes Pitt, 5th Earl of Londonderry (d 12.09.1729)
  (b)+ other issue - Thomas, several daughters
  (B) Cassandra Ridgeway
  m. Sir Francis Willoughby of Wollaton (d 1663/5)
  (C) daughter possibly of this generation
  m. William Mure of Garvey & Fassaroe Castle (a 1667)
  (D)+ other issue - Edward, Macwilliam, Maria (d young)
  (2) Peter Ridgeway of Ballinakill (b 1576, d 1639, 5th son)
  (A) John Ridgeway
  m. Agnes (d before 1663)
  (i) John Ridgeway of Edenderry and Ballinakill (b c1640, d 1701)
  m. (before 1666) _ Johnson (dau of Samuel Johnson)
  (a) Samuel Ridgeway of Ballinakill (b after 1673, d 12.11.1708, 2nd son)
  m. (after 1693) Mary
  ((1)) John Ridgeway (b c1694, d before 26.03.1730)
  m. (09.1715) Martha Shawe
  ((A)) John Ridgeway (b c1716, d c1770)
  m. Mary
  ((i)) John Ridgeway (b c1740, d 12.12.1795)
  m. (1772) Mary Odlum (dau of Henry Odlum of Aghanvilla)
  ((a)) John Ridgeway had issue
  m. (1805) Charlotte Clarke (dau of William Henry Clarke by Mary Clarke)
  ((b)) Samuel Ridgeway of Aghanvilla had issue
  m. (1819) Rebecca Newcombe (d 1884, dau of William Newcombe of Aghanvilla)
  ((ii)) Samuel Ridgeway of Fahy (bpt 02.10.1755, d 1863)
  partner unknown
  ((a)) Richard Ridgeway
  ((iii))+ other issue - George (bpt 29.11.1748), Robert (bpt 12.11.1758), Martha
  ((B)) William Ridgeway of Dublin (b c1722, d before 1797, 4th son)
  m. (23.12.1754) Dorothy Tandy
  ((i)) William Ridgeway (b 1765, d 01.12.1817)
  m. Catherine Ledwich (dau of Rev. Edward Ledwich)
  ((a))+ 7 children
  ((ii)) Joseph Ridgeway of Ballinderry
  m1. (1791) Mary Anne Donavan (dau of Michael Donavan)
  ((a)) Joseph Ridgeway (b 23.01.1802, d 23.05.1871, vicar in Tunbridge Wells) had issue
  m. (1830) Elizabeth Chambers (dau of R. Chambers)
  ((b)) Eliza Ridgeway
  m. _ Dyas (Captain)
  ((c)) Angeline Ridgeway
  m. Rev. _ Krause
  m2. Sara Abigail Bathurst (dau of Matthew Bathurst)
  ((iii)) Martha Ridgeway (bpt 13.02.1757)
  ((C)) Martha Ridgeway (b 17.06.1723)
  m. (29.12.1746) Adam Williams of Williamstown
  ((D))+ other issue - Samuel of Dublin (d 05.1745), Edward of Edenderry, Margaret
  ((2)) Anthony Ridgeway of Dublin (cabinet maker)
  m. (10.07.1724) Anne Brent or Brunt or Briant
  ((3)) Samuel Ridgeway (bur 02.07.1707)
  ((4)) Robert Ridgeway of Dublin (cabinet maker)
  m. (10.1727) Alice Smalley
  ((A)) Rachel Ridgeway
  m. (17.01.1763) John Wisden
  (b) Elizabeth Ridgeway
  m. _ Cresswell
  (c)+ other issue - Robert (m before 1688, dsp), John of Ballydermott (d unm 1729/30), Rachel
  (ii) Jane Ridgeway
  m. _ Taylor
  (3) Elizabeth Ridgeway
  m. Thomas Roche of Essex
(4) Grace Ridgeway
  m. James Walsh
  (5)+ other issue - George (b 1569, d 23.04.1623), Richard (b 1570, d unm before 1615), John (b 1575, d unm 06.02.1615), Southcote (b 1575), Giles (d before 1598), William, Gertrude, Mary, Grace, Philadephia, daughter
  m2. Alice Miles (dsp)
  b. Margaret Ridgeway
  m. Hugh Yarworth (or Yearth) of Ipplepen
  c. Anne Ridgeway
  m. Robert Prideaux of Ashburton
  ii. Joan Ridgeway
  m. John Petre of Torbryan

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Ridgeway of Hittisleigh), BE1883 (Ridgeway of Londonderry)
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