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Raby
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Raby.

Unattached BMDs for Raby:


Marriage 1906
 

Radcliffe
Another form of the surname is Ratcliffe.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

Thomas Ratclyff is recorded at Sowerby in 1540.

George Redmonds writes that the name originated near Bolton, Lancashire, where there is a cliff of red sandstone overlooking the River Irwell

There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Radcliffe, as discussed in the Radcliffe Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Radcliffe:


Marriages 1810, 1900, 1901, 1905, 1907, 1910; Deaths 1899, 1900, 1907
 

Radclyffe
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Radclyffe.

Raine
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Raine.

Rainford
Other forms of the surname include Rainforth and Rainsforth

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rainford.

Rainforth
A variant of the surname Rainford

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rainforth.

Rainsforth
A variant of the surname Rainford

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rainsforth.

Raistrick
A variant of the surname Rastrick

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Raistrick.

Unattached BMDs for Raistrick:


Death 1907
 

Ralph
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ralph.

Unattached BMDs for Ralph:


Marriage 1835
 

Ramsbotham
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ramsbotham.

Ramsbottom
The surname is derived from rams and bottom, meaning valley of the wild garlic.

See Ramsden

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ramsbottom.

Ramsden
Another form of the surname is Ramsdin.

Derived from rams and dene, meaning valley of the wild garlic.

There are over 150 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ramsden, as discussed in the Ramsden Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Ramsden:


Baptism 1856; Marriages 1810, 1861, 1873, 1887, 1901, 1907; Deaths 1805, 1812, 1906, 1907
 

See Ramsbottom

Ramsdin
A variant of the surname Ramsden

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ramsdin.

Rangeley
A variant of the surname Rawnsley

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rangeley.

Ransley
A variant of the surname Rawnsley

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ransley.

Unattached BMDs for Ransley:


Death 1899
 

Rastrick
Another form of the surname is Raistrick.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout The name was originally de Rastrick, but around 1688, members of the family moved to Northumberland and dropped the de element – see John Rastrick.

The branch which remained in the district took the surname Hanson from John Hanson.

George Redmonds writes that Roger de Rastric is recorded in 1251, Hugh de Rastric is recorded at Fixby in 1255, John Rastrik is recorded at Pudsey in 1475 and Thomas Rastrick is recorded at Rawdon in 1675.

The surname originated in Rastrick.

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rastrick.

Unattached BMDs for Rastrick:


Death 1907
 

Ratcliffe
A variant of the surname Radcliffe.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are over 40 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ratcliffe, as discussed in the Ratcliffe Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Ratcliffe:


Marriages 1805, 1870, 1885, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1910
 

Rathmell
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rathmell.

Ratledge
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ratledge.

Raven
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Raven.

Rawdon
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rawdon.

Rawlings
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rawlings.

Unattached BMDs for Rawlings:


Marriage 1871
 

Rawlinson
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rawlinson.

Unattached BMDs for Rawlinson:


Marriage 1834
 

Rawnsley
Other forms of the surname include Rangeley and Ransley.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

William de Raueneslowe is recorded at Hipperholme in 1316.

Derived from ley and means the clearing of Raven. Raven is an Old English name – as in Rawson.

There are over 30 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rawnsley, as discussed in the Rawnsley Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Rawnsley:


Marriages 1805, 1907; Deaths 1899, 1900
 

Rawson
Earlier forms of the surname are Rauenchilson, Rauenson, and Ravenson.

Johannes Rawson is recorded in 1379.

The surname is patronymic and means the son of Raven. Raven is an Old English name – as in Rawnsley.

There are over 90 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rawson, as discussed in the Rawson Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Rawson:


Marriages 1885, 1895, 1941
 

Rayner
There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rayner. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Rayner:


Births 1884, 1885, 1887; Marriage 1901; Deaths 1898, 1907
 

Raynor

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Raynor.

Read
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Read.

Reader
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Reader.

Reading
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Reading.

Readyhough
A variant of the surname Ridehalgh

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Readyhough.

Unattached BMDs for Readyhough:


Baptism 1842
 

Reddihough
A variant of the surname Ridehalgh

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Reddihough.

Redfearn
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Redfearn.

Redhead
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Redhead.

Redick
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Redick.

Redman

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Redman. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Redman:


Marriages 1810, 1886, 1900
 

Reed
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Reed.

Rees
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rees.

Unattached BMDs for Rees:


Marriage 1806
 

Reeve
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Reeve.

Reeves
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Reeves.

Reid
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Reid.

Unattached BMDs for Reid:


Marriages 1861, 1881, 1904
 

Renshaw
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Renshaw.

Reynolds
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Reynolds.

Unattached BMDs for Reynolds:


Marriage 1811
 

Rheeder
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rheeder.

Rhodes

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are over 40 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rhodes, as discussed in the Rhodes Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Rhodes:


Marriages 1804, 1857, 1883, 1913; Deaths 1806, 1907
 

Richards
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Richards.

Richardson
There are over 60 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Richardson, as discussed in the Richardson Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Richardson:


Baptism 1834; Marriages 1807, 1810, 1835, 1861, 1871, 1894, 1907, 1936, 1957
 

Richmond
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Richmond.

Unattached BMDs for Richmond:


Marriage 1943
 

Richworth
A rare form of the surname Rishworth

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Richworth.

Riddeal
A variant of the surname Rideal

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Riddeal.

Riddell
A variant of the surname Rideal

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Riddell.

Riddiough
A variant of the surname Ridehalgh.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Riddiough.

Riddle
A variant of the surname Rideal

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Riddle.

Rideal
Other forms of the surname include Riddeal, Riddell and Riddle

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

The name may also be connected to the surname Ridehalgh

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rideal.

Unattached BMDs for Rideal:


Marriages 1807, 1932
 

Ridehalgh
Other forms of the surname include Readyhough, Reddihough and Riddiough.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

The name originates in Lancashire.

The name uses the Old English elements hreod [a reed] and halh, the whole meaning reedy hollow.

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ridehalgh.

The name may also be connected to the surname Rideal

Rider
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rider.

Ridge
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ridge.

Ridgway
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ridgway.

Riding
Another form of the surname is Ridings

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Riding.

Unattached BMDs for Riding:


Marriages 1909, 1932
 

Ridings
A variant of the surname Riding

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ridings.

Ridley
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ridley.

Rigby
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rigby.

Unattached BMDs for Rigby:


Marriage 1901
 

Rigg

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rigg.

Unattached BMDs for Rigg:


Death 1832
 

Rigge
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rigge.

Riley
Another form of the surname is Ryley

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

It has been suggested that the surname may use the element ley and be derived from

a field of rye

There are over 150 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Riley, as discussed in the Riley Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Riley:


Marriages 1809, 1852, 1861, 1862, 1868, 1891, 1899, 1904, 1907, 1913, 1914, 1942, 1943, 1951; Deaths 1835, 1899, 1906; Death 1913
 

Ripley
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ripley.

Unattached BMDs for Ripley:


Baptism 1856
 

Rishforth
A variant of the surname Rishworth

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rishforth.

Rishworth
Other forms of the surname include Richworth, Rishforth, Rushfirth, Rushforth and Rushworth.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

Elias de Rissewrth is recorded around 1200, Henry de Rissheworthe is recorded at , 1286 in 1275 and Robert de Risheword is recorded in 1324

The surname originated in Rishworth.

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rishworth.

Ritchie
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ritchie.

Roach
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Roach.

Roberts
There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Roberts, as discussed in the Roberts Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Roberts:


Baptism 1856; Marriages 1812, 1881, 1907, 1916, 1937; Death 1907; Death 1911
 

Robertshaw
Other forms of the surname include Robertshay, Robinshaw and Robshaw.

Richard Robartshawe is recorded in 1441.

Originated in Robertshaw.

There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Robertshaw, as discussed in the Robertshaw Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Robertshaw:


Marriages 1853, 1858, 1886, 1889, 1902; Death 1907
 

Robertshay
A variant of the surname Robertshaw

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Robertshay.

Robertson
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Robertson.

Robey
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Robey.

Robins
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Robins.

Robinshaw
A variant of the surname Robertshaw

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Robinshaw.

Robinson
The surname is patronymic and means the son of Robin.

It is found, and probably originates, in many parts of Britain.

George Redmonds writes that John Robynson is recorded at Sowerby in 1456, James Robynson is recorded at Sowerby in 1545 and John Robinson is recorded at Ovenden in 1591.

There are over 150 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Robinson, as discussed in the Robinson Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Robinson:


Marriages 1805, 1808, 1811, 1835, 1858, 1861, 1864, 1872, 1876, 1878, 1883, 1885, 1888, 1889, 1896, 1899, 1902, 1906, 1907, 1923, 1927; Deaths 1898, 1907
 

Robshaw
A variant of the surname Robertshaw

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Robshaw.

Robson
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Robson.

Unattached BMDs for Robson:


Marriage 1808
 

Rochford
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rochford.

Rode
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rode.

Rodes
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rodes.

Rodgers

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rodgers.

Unattached BMDs for Rodgers:


Marriages 1853, 1894
 

See Patronymic Surnames

Roe
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Roe.

Unattached BMDs for Roe:


Death 1805
 

Roebuck
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Roebuck.

Unattached BMDs for Roebuck:


Marriage 1808
 

Rogan
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rogan.

Rogers
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rogers.

Unattached BMDs for Rogers:


Marriage 1915; Deaths 1900, 1907
 

Rogerson
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rogerson.

Rohrer
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rohrer.

Rokeby
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rokeby.

Rokis
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rokis.

Rooke
Other forms of the surname include Rooke, Rookes and Rooks

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rooke.

Rookes
A variant of the surname Rooke.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

Jordan de Rookes is recorded in 1187, Jordan de Rokis in 1275, Richard de Rokes in 1313, John del Rokes in 1362 and John de Rokes in 1502.

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rookes.

See Rookes Hall, Norwood Green

Rooks
A variant of the surname Rooke

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rooks.

Root
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Root.

Roper

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Roper.

Rose
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rose.

Ross
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ross.

Unattached BMDs for Ross:


Marriage 1800
 

Rossendale
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rossendale.

Rothera
A variant of the surname Rothery.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

Joseph Rothera is recorded at Northowram in 1756

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rothera.

Unattached BMDs for Rothera:


Marriage 1877
 

Rothery
Another form of the surname is Rothera.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rothery. The name is said to be derived from the river Rother which rises in Derbyshire and joins the river Don in Rotherham, Yorkshire

Rothwell
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rothwell.

Unattached BMDs for Rothwell:


Marriages 1808, 1907
 

Rouse
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rouse.

Unattached BMDs for Rouse:


Marriages 1865, 1872
 

Rowan
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rowan.

Rowbottom
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rowbottom.

Unattached BMDs for Rowbottom:


Marriage 1807
 

Rowe
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rowe.

Unattached BMDs for Rowe:


Marriage 1931
 

Rowlands
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rowlands.

Rowley
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rowley.

Royals
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Royals.

Royd

See Royd

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Royd.

Royde
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Royde.

Royds
The surname is derived from the word for a clearing.

Alan del Rodes is recorded at Sowerby in 1274, John del Rode is recorded at Soyland in the 1330s and Ralph Royds is recorded at Hipperholme in 1524.

The name may originate at The Royde, Soyland and subsequently evolved into the forms Roydes, Rhodes and the more common Royd.

There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Royds. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Royds:


Marriage 1810
 

Royston
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Royston.

Rudd
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rudd.

Ruddy
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ruddy.

Rudman
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rudman.

Rukin
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rukin.

Unattached BMDs for Rukin:


Death 1907
 

Rumney
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rumney.

Unattached BMDs for Rumney:


Baptism 1856
 

Rushfirth
A variant of the surname Rishworth

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rushfirth.

Rushforth
A variant of the surname Rishworth

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rushforth.

Unattached BMDs for Rushforth:


Death 1810; Death 1937
 

Rushton

In 1379, Richard de Risshton is recorded in Rishton [near Blackburn], where the name probably originated, and Robert Rushton is recorded at Wadsworth in 1672

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rushton.

Unattached BMDs for Rushton:


Baptism 1888; Marriages 1886, 1899, 1906
 

Rushworth
A variant of the surname Rishworth.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout The name is recorded in 1275

There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rushworth, as discussed in the Rushworth Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Rushworth:


Marriages 1805, 1856, 1872, 1896, 1900, 1915, 1942; Deaths 1835, 1861, 1866, 1900, 1907
 

Russell
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Russell.

Rutherford
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rutherford.

Rutkowski
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rutkowski.

Ryall
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ryall.

Ryan
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ryan.

Ryder
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ryder.

Unattached BMDs for Ryder:


Death 1899
 

Ryley
A variant of the surname Riley

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ryley.


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