Jeanetta Margaret Risdale

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 28/05/2021

Jeanetta Margaret Ridsdale


Jeanetta was born in Norfolk she was baptised on the 19th June 1870 in South Creake the daughter of George John & Mary Ridsdale (nee Stoveld) who were married on 26th August 1857 in Stedham Sussex. Her father George was a Vicar.

Jeanetta’s siblings were:

John Stoveld 1858  

Audrey Jane 1859  

George John Townshend 1860  

Cecil 1862 

 Robert De Blaguiere 1864 (baptised a as Charles)  

Victoria Augusta Georgiana 1865  

William Clifford Townshend 1867  

Dorothy Townshend 1868  

Spenser Clifford Townshend 1871  

Percy Wyndham Townshend 1873 

 Mary Constance 1874  

Elizabeth St Aubyn Townshend 1875  

Ethelreda Townshend 1877  

Frances Fetherstonhaugh Townshend 1878  

Jeanetta was recorded living with her parents and siblings at the Vicarage in South Creake in 1871 but by 1881 the family had moved to the Vicarage in South Raynham.

 Jeanetta’s mother died in 1881 and her father remarried in1885 in Barnsley Yorkshire his 2nd wife was Elizabeth Wright. Jeanetta continued to live in South Raynham with her father and stepmother until at least 1901. In 1911 she was recorded as a visitor (living on her own means) at 4 Athol Terrace Dover Kent

Jeanetta died aged 50 on the 15th March 1921 she was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 18th March




RIDSDALE Jeanetta Margaret of the Cottage Hospital Newbury Berkshire spinster died 15th March 1921 Administration London 24th January 1927 to Dorothy Townshend Ridsdale spinster Effects: £254 9s 3d

Sources:as above and Probate search

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