Christopher Rudd

1724–
Stanfield, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Christopher

When Christopher Rudd was christened on 26 February 1724, in Stanfield, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Rudd, was 32 and his mother, Amy, was 40. He married Susanna Girdlestone on 14 October 1755, in Brisley, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Rudd
1724–
Susanna Girdlestone
1728–
Marriage: 14 October 1755
Thomas Rudd
1756–
Christopher Rudd
1759–1795
Susanna Rudd
1765–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1724–Male

  • Susanna Girdlestone

    Female1728–Female

MARRIAGE
14 October 1755
Brisley, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

  • Thomas Rudd

    Male1756–Male

  • Christopher Rudd

    Male1759–1795Male

  • Susanna Rudd

    Female1765–Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1691–1730Male

  • Amy

    Female1684–1740Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Middle English rudde, Old English rud ‘red’, ‘ruddy’.2 Americanized shortened form of any of various Jewish surnames beginning with Rud-.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Christopher Rudd, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Christopher Rudd in entry for Susanna Rudd, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Christopher Rudd in entry for Thomas Rudd, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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