George Ridge

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Biography

George Ridge 'of Kilmiston, County of Southampton' was part of a syndicate including Lauchlin Macleane, Clotworthy Upton, Sir Thomas Charles Bunbury and John Stuart or Stewart (each of whom q.v.) who were early purchasers of land in Grenada and Dominica.


Sources

http://beinecke.hamilton.edu/islandora/object/hamBeiMss:21226/datastream/PDF/view [accessed 03/10/2019]; London Gazette 17206, 4 January 1817 p. 13; George Ridge the army agent and banker, later partner in Cocks, Biddulph, a predecessor firm of Barclays Bank, was possibly the son of George Ridge of Kilmiston - this son George Ridge (d. 1824 aged 78) would have been relatively young to have been himself speculating in the company of the other men in 1769, Ancestry.com, London, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-2003 for George Ridge Westminster St Martin in the Fields 1821-1825 [database online, which shows the burial of George Ridge of Charing Cross 26/10/1824 aged 78; http://www.martinsbank.co.uk/The%20Banks%20that%20built%20Martins.htm [accessed 03/10/2019].


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Addresses (1)

Kilmiston, Hampshire, Wessex, England