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William Cecil (Ruddick) Riddick (1893 - 1953)

William Cecil (Cecil) Riddick formerly Ruddick
Born in Whitehaven, Cumberland, England, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1912 in Whitehaven, Cumberland, Englandmap
[children unknown]
Died at about age 60 in Witbank, Ermelo, Transvaal, South Africamap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 18 Jan 2010
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William Cecil Riddick was born in 1893; his birth was registered in Whitehaven, Cumberland, England in Jan-Mar 1893.[1]

William C Riddick married Margaret Adelaide Knox in 1912; in Whitehaven, [2]

He and his wife emigrated to South Africa where Adelaide died in 1942.

He died in Witbank, Ermelo, Transvaal, South Africa on December 3 1953. [3]


The source records are consistent in giving his surname as Riddick and not Ruddick.


  1. England and Wales General Register Office GRO Online Index Birth ( for Riddick, William Cecl. Mother's maiden name Herd. GRO Reference: 1893 M Quarter in WHITEHAVEN Volume 10B Page 672 General Register Office, Southport, England(Accessed July 3 2021)
  2. Free BMD Marriage record for Knox, Margaret A, Spouse's name Riddick at Whitehaven. Volume 10b Page 1351 at (Accessed July 3 2021)
  3. "South Africa, Transvaal, Civil Death, 1869-1954," database, FamilySearch ( : 16 October 2019), William Cecil Riddick, 3 Dec 1953; citing Death, Witbank, Ermelo, Transvaal, South Africa, Department of the Interior. Registrar of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, Transvaal. (Accessed July 3 2021)

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