Christopher Rudd

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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Christopher Rudd
Susanna Girdlestone
Marriage: 14 October 1755
Thomas Rudd
Christopher Rudd
Susanna Rudd

Spouse & Children

  • Male1724–Male

  • Susanna Girdlestone


14 October 1755
Brisley, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom


  • Thomas Rudd


  • Christopher Rudd


  • Susanna Rudd


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1691–1730Male

  • Amy




+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.

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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