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Rideout
Walter Rideout
(Abt 1564-1643)
Thomazine
(-Bef 1657)
William Rideout
(Bef 1601-Bef 1671)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Fontleroy

  • Dorothy Rideout+
2. Anne Ballard

William Rideout 1 2

  • Born: Bef 13 Dec 1601
  • Baptised: 13 Dec 1601, Abbey Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Abbey Close, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3LQ, GB 1
  • Marriage (1): Mary Fontleroy before 1630
  • Marriage (2): Anne Ballard between 1630 and 1637
  • Died: Bef 5 Jul 1671
  • Buried: 5 Jul 1671, St. Lawrence's Church, Folke Lane, Folke, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 5HP, GB 2

  Research Notes:

Two marriages on 3 Feb 1622 at Sherborne between William Rideout and:
- Julia Toogood
- Anne Toogood

Who were these two Williams? They were probably cousins. Was one of them the son of Walter?

  Burial Notes:

Transcribed as 1 Jul on FamilySearch.

  Events

Will, 1 Oct 1603. The first day of October 1603 I William Rideowte of Chettle in the Countie of Dorset gentleman sick of bodie but of good and pfecte memorie (god be praised) doe make and ordaine this my last will and Testament in manner and forme following That is to say first I commend my Soule into the handes of my maker, hoping assuredly through the merrite of Jesus Christe my saviour to be made partaker of life everlasting And I commend my body to the earth whereof it was made And to be buried in the parish church of Chettle. Item I give to the repairacon of the said church six shillings eight pence Item I give the church of Sherborne ten shillings Item I give to the Almes house men and women of Sherborne aforesaid four pence apice to every one of them Item I give to Dorothy Rydeowt my servant fourtie shillings [2.0s.0d] Item I give to William Rydeowte her brother five marks of lawfull English money [3.6s.8d] Item I give to my wife Alice oute of my lande at Sherborne Thirtie pounds a yeare quarterly to be payed during her naturall life, And conveniente howseroome And the Parlor to her own use in my dwelling house in Chettle, as longe as she liveth Condicionally That upon reasonable request she doe release and relinquish her Dower and all her right and Tytle which she may have or claime of in and to my landes and tenements in Sherborne aforesaide or in any part thereof, or otherwise the said Annuity of Thirtie pounds a yeare to surcease and to be of no force to all intente and purpose Item I give and bequeath to William Rydeowte sonne of Walter Rydeowte my nephew and to the heires male of his body lawfully begotten and to be begotten, All my landes and tenements Rente reversions Service and hereditamentes whatsoever in Sherborne aforesaid or else where unconveyed and not assured unto the said Walter Rydeowte his ffather And for default of such issue, To the said Walter Rydeowte and his heires males of his bodye lawfully begotten and to be begotten And for default of such issue to William Rydeowt sonne of George Rydeowt of Bayford in the County of Somerset [nr. Wincanton, ~17 miles from Sherborne] and to the heires male of his bodye lawfully begotten and to be begotten And for default of such issue to the right heires of William Rydeowt for ever, Provided always that my intent and meaning is That the said Walter Rydeowte shall have the benefit sole and imployment of the saide landes and tenements with their appurtenances untill the saide William Rydeowte his sonne accomplish the age of twenty and fower yeares, And that the said Walter shall keep the said William his Sonne to Schoole, and give him sufficient maintenance to keepe him at Oxforde, and the Innes of Courte, Item I give to William Rydeowte Sonne of Walter Rydeowte my best silver Saltcellar, duble guilt, And my Silver cup of the newe fashion [Jacobean rather than Elizabethan] p..ll Gilt. Item I give to the said William Rideout sonne of the said Walter Rydeowt the Lease of my ffarme in Chettle and all my right and interest thereof withal the terme of yeares thereof yet to come and unexpired Conditionally that the said Walter Rydeowt shall have the use and benefit of the said farme until the said William his sonne shall accomplish the age of twentie foure yeares, And upon Condicion that the said William be ruled by his parents and friendes in all things that shall be for his good otherwise my meaning is That the said Walter Rideout his father shall enjoy it during my whole terme yet to come, And if the said William happen to die before the said Walter his ffather Then the said ffarme to remaine wholie to the said Walter Rydeowte. The residue of all my landes goodes and chattels nott herein before given and bequeathed I doe give and bequeath the same and every of them to the said Walter Rydeowt my nephew whom I make my full and whole Executor of this my last Will and testament and of all my goodes moveable and unmoveable, And I do hereby revoke all former and other will and wills whatsoever by me made, And I doe give to the Preacher that shall speake at my ffunerall six shillings eight pense, And doe constitute and appoint my loving friends George W..dale and Henry Lye gentlemen to be the Overseers of this my last will and testament, praying them to be ayding and assisting to my said Executor, And I doe give them for their paines tenn Shilling apiece.

Witness hereunto Nicholas West and Thomas West Junior.

Residence, Mar 1642, Folke, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9, GB. 3

Probate, 10 Oct 1671, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1, GB. P5/1671/75 1671 Administration bond, commission, inventory


William married Mary Fontleroy, daughter of William Fontleroy and Unknown, between 1630 and 1637. (Mary Fontleroy was born before 20 Jun 1605, baptised on 20 Jun 1605 in St. Lawrence's Church, Folke Lane, Folke, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 5HP, GB,2 died before 29 Apr 1630 and was buried on 29 Apr 1630 in St. Lawrence's Church, Folke Lane, Folke, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 5HP, GB 2.)


William next married Anne Ballard, daughter of Richard Ballard and Ellen Byshoppe, between 1630 and 1637. (Anne Ballard was born before 15 Aug 1609, baptised on 15 Aug 1609 in St. Mary's Church, Church Lane, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 8DU, GB,4 died before 4 Dec 1687 and was buried on 4 Dec 1687 in St. Dunstan's Church, High Street, Mayfield, East Sussex, TN20 6AQ, GB 5.)


Sources


1 Abbey Church of St. Mary the Virgin (Sherborne, Dorset, GB), Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, "Dorset History Centre; Dorchester, England; Dorset Parish Registers; Reference: PE/SH:RE1/1,"; digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 7 May 2021).

2 St. Lawrence (Folke, Dorset, GB), Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, "Dorset History Centre; Dorchester, England; Dorset Parish Registers; Reference: PE/FOL: RE 1/1,"; digital images, Ancestry, Ancestry(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 7 May 2021).

3 HL/PO/JO/10/1/88/57 Dorset - Sherborne Division - Sherborne Hundred - Folke; digital images, UK Parliament, "Protestation Return," Parliamentary Archives(https://archives.parliament.uk/ : accessed 10 May 2021).

4 St. Mary's Church (Lamberhurst, Kent, GB), Baptisms, marriages & burials; digital images, Findmypast, Findmypast(www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 8 May 2021).

5 Sussex Family History Group (SFHG).

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