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Margaret Adelaide (Knox) Ruddick (1889 - abt. 1942)

Margaret Adelaide (Adelaide) Ruddick formerly Knox
Born in Whitehaven, Cumberland, England, United Kingdommap
Wife of — married 1912 in Whitehaven, Cumberland, Englandmap
[children unknown]
Died about at about age 53 in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africamap
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Margaret Adelaide, who was known as Adelaide almost throughout her life, was born in 1889 in Whitehaven, Cumberland, England. [1]

In the 1911 England and Wales Census, she was living with her family in Whitehaven. [2]

In 1912 she was married to William C Riddick in Whitehaven, [3]

She and her husband emigrated to South Africa, where he died after her.

She died on March 11 1942 in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa. [4]


  1. England and Wales General Register Office GRO Online Index Birth ( for Knox, Margaret Adelaide. Mother's maiden name Telfer. GRO Reference: 1889 M Quarter in WHITEHAVEN Volume 10B Page 585 General Register Office, Southport, England. (Accessed July 3 2021)
  2. 1911 England Census for Adelaid Knox, Cumberland, Whitehaven, ALL, 08 at (Accessed July 3 2021)
  3. Free BMD Marriage record for Knox, Margaret A, Spouse's name Riddick at Whitehaven. Volume 10b Page 1351 at (Accessed July 3 2021)
  4. "South Africa, Transvaal, Civil Death, 1869-1954," database, FamilySearch ( : 16 September 2019), Margaret Adelaide Knox Riddick, 11 Mar 1942; citing Death, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa, Department of the Interior. Registrar of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, Transvaal. (Accessed July 3 2021)

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