Partridge Ridd

#50037, b. 1802, d. March 1864

  • Father: Richard Ridd b. b 1770
  • Mother: Ann (?) b. 1770, d. Mar 1853

Individual's Timeline

Birth1802Partridge Ridd
Christening23 January 1802Partridge Ridd1
Marriage13 February 1834Partridge Ridd2
Marriage of DaughterApril 1858Ann Ridd3
Marriage of DaughterMarch 1863Elizabeth Ridd4
Marriage of DaughterMarch 1863Dorcas Ridd5,6
Death RegMarch 1864Partridge Ridd7
Death15 March 1864Partridge Ridd5
Probate25 May 1864Partridge Ridd

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Partridge was a farmer of various acreages. In 1855, when 'declining his business at Old Close Farm' he sold 300 sheep and horses, his farm implements and other effects. In 1862 he sold by auction 31 bullocks, 240 sheep and 12 horses and ponies - all from his Home Place Farm. All sales were conducted by GOULD AUCTIONS.

Census details

  • Partridge was named first in the census taken on the night of 6th June 1841. Others in the house included Ann Howe, Ann Ridd, Eliza Jane Howe Ridd and Elizabeth Ridd, but no relationships were recorded in this census. The address was Challacombe, Devon, England. He was aged 39 years.
  • In the census taken on the night of 30th March 1851, Partridge was the head of the household and Ann was his wife. The address was Old Close, Challacombe, Devon, England. Their children Dorcas, Caroline, Prudence, Matilda and Ann were living with them.
  • In the census taken on the night of 7th April 1861, Partridge was the head of the household and Ann was his wife. The address was Old Close Farm, Challacombe, Devon, England. Their children Elizabeth, Dorcas, Caroline and Prudence were living with them.
Some aspects of Partridge Ridd's life. Partridge's property was advertised for rental in the newspapers in 1864. The person to whom the tenders were to be sent was William CRANG.8

Children of Partridge Ridd and Ann Howe

  • Ann Ridd b. 1835, d. 30 Nov 1916
  • Eliza Jane Howe Ridd b. 1837, d. 28 Jan 1932
  • Elizabeth Ridd+ b. 1839, d. 16 Jun 1920
  • Dorcas Ridd b. 1841, d. Jun 1905
  • Caroline Maria Ridd b. 1845, d. Sep 1927
  • Prudence Ridd b. 1847, d. Dec 1930
  • Matilda Ridd b. 1849
  • Louisa Mary Ridd b. 1853


  1. Devonshire Parish Registers look up (published), e-mail address.
  2. Free parish registers, online,      Somerset
    Place     Winsford
    Church     St Mary Magdalene
    MarriageDate     13 Feb 1834
    GroomForename     Partridge
    GroomSurname     RIDD
    GroomAbode     Challacombe Dev
    BrideForename     Ann
    BrideSurname     HOWE.
  3. Website ( "family tree - Owner: keefandcaff.
  4. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, RIDD      Elizabeth            Barnstaple      5b     843.
  5. Website ( "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about Partridge Ridd
    Name:      Partridge Ridd
    Probate Date:      25 May 1864
    Death Date:      15 Mar 1864
    Death Place:      Devon, England
    Registry:      Principal Registry."
  6. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, IRWIN      James            Barnstaple      5B     843.
  7. Website ( "England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1915 about Partridge Ridd
    Name:      Partridge Ridd
    Date of Registration:      Jan-Feb-Mar 1864
    Registration district:      Barnstaple
    Inferred County:      Devonshire
    Volume:      5b
    Page:      400."
  8. Find my past web sites, online or, British Newspapers 1710-1950

    Publication:North Devon Journal

    Publication date:Thursday 26 May 1864

    Article text:"of Mr. Partridge Ridd, deceased; consisting of a Farm House, and all the necessary Outbuildings, together with Acres, or thereabouts, of rich Arable, Meadow, and Pasture Land, ljing within a Ring Fence.