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Families covered: Ridley of Blagdon, Ridley of Hardriding, Ridley of Heaton, Ridley of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Thomas Ridley 'of Hardriding' (d c1604)
m. Mary Ridley (dau of John Ridley of Walltown)
1. Nicholas Ridley of Hardriding (d c1618, 3rd son)
  m1. Anne Heron of Birtley
  A.+ issue (d young) - Elizabeth, Barbara
  m2. Barbara Errington of West Denton
  C. John Ridley of Hardriding (b c1615, a 09.1666, Major)
  m1. Anne Fetherstonhalge (dau of Sir Ralph Fetherstonhalge of Stanhope)
i. John Ridley (d unm)
  ii. Nicholas Ridley of Hardriding, Newcastle-upon-Tyne & Heaton, Northumberland (d 22.01.1710)
  m. Martha March (d 13.04.1728, dau of Richard March of Newcastle-upon-Tyne)
a. Richard Ridley of Newcastle-upon-Tyne & Heaton (d 02.11.1739, 2nd son)
  m. Margaret White (dau of Matthew White of Newcastle & Blagdon)
  (1) Matthew Ridley 'of Blagdon' of Heaton (b 14.11.1711, d 06.04.1778, MP)
  The following is supported by BP1934 ('Ridley') with some input/support from TCB (vol 5, 'White of Blagdon', p106+). Both start with this Matthew.
  m1. (1735) Hannah Barnes (d 07.11.1741, dau of Joseph Barnes of Newcastle)
(A) Richard Ridley of Heaton (b c1736, d 19.10.1762, Major)
  m2. (18.11.1742) Elizabeth White (d 04.05.1764, dau of Matthew White of Blagdon (by Elizabeth Johnson), sister of Sir Matthew White, 1st Bart of Blagdon)
  (B) Sir Matthew White Ridley of Blagdon (Northumberland), 2nd Bart (b 28.10.1745, d 09.04.1813, MP)
  m. (12.07.1777) Sarah Colborne (d 03.08.1806, dau of Benjamin Colborne of Bath, sister/heir of William of West Harling)
  (i) Sir Matthew White Ridley of Blagdon & Heaton, 3rd Bart (b 18.04.1778, d 14.07.1836) had issue
  m. (13.08.1803) Laura Hawkins (d 22.07.1864, dau of George Hawkins)
(ii) Nicholas William Ridley, later Ridley-Colborne, Lord Colborne (b 14.04.1779, dspms 03.05.1854) had issue
  m. (14.06.1808) Charlotte Steele (d 17.02.1855, dau of Rt. Hon. Thomas Steele)
  (iii) Henry Colborne Ridley (b 14.05.1780, d 03.02.1832, rector of Hambleden) had issue
  m. (21.04.1808) Mary Farrer (d 13.06.1837, dau of James Farrer of Lincoln's Inn Fields)
  (iv) Richard Ridley (b 28.08.1782, Rev.)
  m. (08.11.1810) Catherine Lucy Johnson (dau of Rev. Richard Popplewell Johnson of Ashton-upon-Mersey)
  (v) Charles John Ridley (b 05.09.1792, Rev.)
  (vi) Henrietta Elizabeth Ridley (d 10.10.1853)
m1. (22.08.1804) Hon. John Scott (d 24.12.1805)
  m2. (06.07.1811) James William Farrar of Ingleborough (d 09.11.1863)
  (C) Nicholas Ridley (b 05.03.1748, dsp 01.01.1804, master in Chancery, 3rd son of this marriage)
  m. (1790) Letitia Atkins (dau of Hugh Atkins)
  (D) Henry Ridley (b 02.07.1753, d 11.10.1825, prebendary of Canterbury, 5th son of this marriage)
  m. Frances Surtees (d 06.1830, dau of Aubone Surtees of Newcastle)
  (i) Henry John Ridley (b 1778, d 11.11.1834, prebendary of Norwich) had issue
  m1. (28.01.1813) Elizabeth Margaret Ellis (d 12.12.1816, dau of John Ellis, brother of Charles, 1st Lord Seaford)
  m2. (1823, sp?) Elizabeth Steere (dau of Lee Steere-Steere, m2. James, 1st Lord Abinger)
  (ii) Elizabeth Ridley (d 07.1862)
  (E) Jane Ridley (d 02.1804)
  m. (22.07.1777) Arthur Shakespeare
  (F)+ other issue - Edward (d infant), John, Edward (d infant), Charles, Elizabeth Christiana, Margaret, Mary (d 10.1797)
  (2) Richard Ridley (dsp, Captain)
  m. Anne Roach (dau of George Roach of Portmouth)
  (3) Margaret Ridley
m. Rev. Hugh Moyer in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  (4) Jane Ridley
  m. Matthew Bell of Newcastle & Woolsington
  (5)+ other issue (d infant) - Nicholas, Nicholas, Jane, Martha, Mary
  b. Mary Ridley
  m. Gawen Ansley of Little Harle
  c. Anne Ridley
  m. Joshua Douglas of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  d.+ other issue - John (d 04.1686), Nicholas, Edward, John, Anne (d young?), Martha (d unm)
  m2. Mary Lawson (dau of Edward Lawson of Brunton)
  iii. Edward Ridley of Lincolnshire (b c1652, youngest son)
  m. Dorothy Chamberlayne
  a.+ issue - Richard (d unm Colonel), Mary, Eleanor, Dorothy, Anne
  iv. Elizabeth Ridley
  m. Edward Stockoe of Carlisle
  v. Mary Ridley
  m. Thomas Pate (vicar of Haltwissle)
  vi. Anne Ridley
  m. Christopher Barrow of Shankfoot
  vii+. other issue - Nevile, Wilfred, Godfrey, John, Jane
  D. Albany Ridley in London (dsp)
  E. Susanna Ridley
  m. Michael Stockoe of Heddon Bridge
2.+ other issue - John (dsp), Cuthbert of Ticket

Main source(s): Betham's 'Baronetage of England' (vol 3, 1803 , '263. Ridley of Heaton in Northumberland', p262+) with input/support as reported above
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