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William Edmeston Riddell

Male 1874 - 1928  (53 years)



  • Name William Edmeston Riddell  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 20 Dec 1874  Berwick-upon-Tweed Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4, 5, 6
    Residence Apr 1881  7 Ravensdowne, Berwick-upon-Tweed Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Education abt 1888 - 1893  Fettes College Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Residence Apr 1891  Fettes College Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Education 1893 - 1896  Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Degree/Qualif. 1896  Cambridge University Find all individuals with events at this location ; BA  [6
    Occupation Mar 1901  Solicitor  [7
    Residence Mar 1901  44 Castle Terrace, Berwick-upon-Tweed Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Degree/Qualif. 1904  Cambridge University Find all individuals with events at this location ; MA  [6
    Residence Apr 1910  16 Hampstead Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Marriage 12 Apr 1910  St Michael, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 8
    Edith Emily Ker,   b. 06 Apr 1877, Surbiton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1958, General Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Apr 1911  Solicitor; Clerk to Solicitor of Inland Revenue   [9
    Residence Apr 1911  Lilliesleaf, Stormont Rd, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    Residence abt 1923 - 1925  Lilliesleaf, Stormont Rd, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Residence 1928  Sanson Seal, Berwick-upon-Tweed Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    Death 27 Jul 1928  Sanson Seal, Berwick-upon-Tweed Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 12, 13
    • On July 27, 1928, at Sanson Seal, Berwick-upon-Tweed, William Edmeston Riddell, aged 53. Funeral at Berwick-upon-Tweed Cemetery to-day (Monday), at 3. [The Times]
    Burial 30 Jul 1928  Berwick-upon-Tweed Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 13
    Probate 16 Oct 1928  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 30,518 10s. 2d.  [11
    • Riddell William Edmeston of Sanson Seal Berwick-upon-Tweed died 27 July 1928 Probate London 16 October to Barclays Bank Limited and Richard Crossman Richardson gentleman. Effects 30453 16s. 7d. Resworn 30518 10s. 2d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • Adm. at Caius, Oct. 2, 1893. S. of William E., deceased (and Mary Forster). B. at Berwick-on-Tweed, Dec. 20, 1874. School, Fettes. Matric. Michs. 1893; B.A. 1896; M.A. 1904. A clerk in the Solicitors' Department of the Inland Revenue, 1902. Died at Berwick-on-Tweed, July 27, 1928; buried there. (Fettes Coll. Reg.; The Times, July 30, 1928; Venn, II. 533.) [Cambridge Unoiversity Alumni]
    • only child resid Apr 1881
    Person ID I1492  Tatham | Bloxham branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2013 

    Father William Edmeston Riddell,   b. abt 1818, Berwick-upon-Tweed Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1876, Berwick-upon-Tweed Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Mother Mary Forster,   b. abt 1839, Berwick-upon-Tweed Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1925, Hampton Lodge, 15 North Rd, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Marriage abt Aug 1872  Berwick-upon-Tweed Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Family ID F0583  Family Group Sheet

    Family Edith Emily Ker,   b. 06 Apr 1877, Surbiton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1958, General Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Marriage 12 Apr 1910  St Michael, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 8
    William Edmeston Riddell & Edith Emily Ker
    William Edmeston Riddell & Edith Emily Ker
    Marriage register
    Children 
     1. John Edmeston Riddell,   b. abt May 1914, Edmonton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1930, Sanson Seal, Berwick-upon-Tweed Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 16 years)
     2. William Forster Riddell,   b. abt May 1916, Edmonton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Dec 1942, At sea, off Azores Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F0073  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 20 Dec 1874 - Berwick-upon-Tweed Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - 7 Ravensdowne, Berwick-upon-Tweed Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1888 - 1893 - Fettes College Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - Fettes College Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1893 - 1896 - Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - BA - 1896 - Cambridge University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - 44 Castle Terrace, Berwick-upon-Tweed Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - MA - 1904 - Cambridge University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1910 - 16 Hampstead Lane, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 12 Apr 1910 - St Michael, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 12 Apr 1910 - St Michael, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Lilliesleaf, Stormont Rd, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1923 - 1925 - Lilliesleaf, Stormont Rd, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1928 - Sanson Seal, Berwick-upon-Tweed Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 27 Jul 1928 - Sanson Seal, Berwick-upon-Tweed Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 30 Jul 1928 - Berwick-upon-Tweed Cemetery Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 30,518 10s. 2d. - 16 Oct 1928 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Edmonton, 2Q1910.

    3. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Berwick/T, 1Q1875.

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 6

    5. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 16

    6. [S15] Cambridge University Alumni.

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.

    8. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Michael, Highgate, 12 Apr 1910.

    9. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 36

    10. [S25] Electoral Registers.

    11. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    12. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Berwick/T, 3Q1928.
      William E Riddell age 53

    13. [S05] The Times, death notice, 30 Jul 1928.

    14. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Berwick, 3Q1872.