Family:Walter Riddell and Mary Renwick (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage[1][2][3][4][5] 1836 (OR 1838) Clarke, Durham, Ontario, Canada
17 Feb 1945 Canada
  1. Family Tree, in Renwick, Donna. Descendants of William Renwick. (Sept 7, 2005).

    Walter Riddle b: 10 Feb 1814 in Westerkirk, Scotland m: 1836 in ClarkeTwp.?, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada Immigration: Bet. 04 Apr - 01 Aug1833 Annon, Scotland by Lancaster sailing ship to Cobourg, Ontario,Canada Residence: 1900 with daughter Mrs. Mary Ballagh in Cobourg d: 22Feb 1904 in Cobourg, Hamilton, Northumberland Co., Ontario, CanadaBurial: 1904 Cobourg Union Cemetery, Cobourg, Ontario, Canada

  2. Walter Riddell household, in Northumberland, Ontario, Canada. 1901 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada)
    Page 3, 31 Mar 1901.

    ON NORTHUMBERLAND (West/Ouest) (#96) Subdistrict: Cobourg (Town/Ville)B-8

    21 29 Riddell Walter M Head M Feb 10 1814 87 Scotland 1843 ScotchScotch Presby Farmer
    22 29 Riddell Mary F Wife M Oct 28 1818 82 Scotland 1835 ScotchScotch Presby
    23 29 Ballagh Mary F Daughter W Aug 28 1840 60 Ont r Scotch ScotchPresby Nurse
    24 29 Riddell Isabele F Daughter S May 18 1842 58 Ont r ScotchScotch Presby Nurse

  3. Walter Riddell household, in 1881 Canadian Census, LDS CD, Transcriptions. (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Salt Lake City, UT84150-3400, 2001)
    Page 31 Family 143, 4 Apr 1881.

    Hamilton, Northumberland West, Ontario, Canada Source:FHL Film 1375876 NAC C-13240 Dist 124 SubDist C Div 4

    Mary RIDDELLFM62ScottishScotlandReligion:Presbyterian
    Walter R. RIDDELLM36ScottishO<Ontario>Occ:FarmerReligion:Presbyterian
    Isobella RIDDELLF38ScottishO <Ontario>
    Mary BALLAGHFW40ScottishO <Ontario>
    Sarah J. BALLAGHF10IrishO <Ontario>
    James H. BALLAGHM9IrishO <Ontario>Religion:Presbyterian
    Walter A. BALLAGHM7IrishO <Ontario>Religion:Presbyterian
    Mary E. BALLAGHF5IrishO <Ontario>Religion:Presbyt

  4. William Renwick Riddell, in Todd, Herbert George. Armory and lineages of Canada: comprising the lineage of prominent and pioneer Canadians with descriptions and illustrations of their coat of armor, orders of knighthood, or other official insignia . (New York: Todd, Herbert George, Editor, 1913).

    (a cadet of Riddell of that ilk, Roxburghshire, Scotland), born Township of Hamilton, U. C., April 6. 1852; educated at Collegiate Institute, Cobourg, Ont., and Victoria University; B. A. (1874); B. Sc. (1876); LL. B. (1878); many years senator of Victoria University, and, since federation, of the University of Toronto; L. H. D. (Hon.) Syracuse University; LL. D. (Hon.) Lafayette College (1912). Called to the bar, 1883; elected Bencher of the Law Society, U. C. (1892); and then continuously until elevation to the Bench; created Q. C, 1900; Justice of King's Bench Division. High Court of Justice for Ontario. 1906; Supreme Court of Ontario. Appellate Division, 1913. Honorary member Bar Associations of Missouri. New York. Iowa, &c., and of Canadian Societies of New York and Philadelphia. F. R. Hist. Soc. ; F. B. S. Edin. Honorary Colonel in Militia of Canada. (*)

    Married, 1884, Anna Hester Kirsop, youngest daughter of James and Margaret (Hayden) Crossen of Cobourg. Ont.
    Clubs: York Club. Ontario Jockey Club (Toronto).
    Residence: 109 St. George St., Toronto.


    The Hon. William Renwick Riddell is fifth son of

    Walter Riddell (1814-1904). born Westerkirk, Dumfriesshire. Scotland, died Cobourg. Ont.; married, 1838, Mary (1818-1906), born Annandale, Dumfriesshire (daughter of Walter Renwick, born 1783. of "Cleugh Brae," Parish of Johnston, Dumfriesshire, and his wife, Mary Weal of Gretna, born 1792), son of

    Francis Scott Riddell, born 1780. and his wife, Elizabeth Martin, born 1777.

    Arms (subject to differencing) : Argent, a chevron gules between three ears of rye slipped and bladed proper.

    Crest: A demi-greyhound proper.

    Motto: "I hope to share."

    * See Morgan's "Canadian Men and Women of the Time"

  5. Walter Riddell household, in Northumberland, Canada West, United Province of Canada. 1861 Census of Canada West. (Library and Archives Canada)
    14 Jan 1861.

    enumerated as a farmer. They had a son who died in 1860 of "putrid sore throat," that I assume was Herbert. Walter's son Francis was enumerated as a laborer.

    Name: Walter Riddell
    Gender: Male
    Age: 47
    Birth Year: 1814
    Birthplace: Scotland
    Marital Status: Married
    Home in 1861: Hamilton, Northumberland, Canada West
    Religion: F C Of S
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Walter Riddell 47 Farmer
    Mary Riddell 43
    Francis Riddell 23 Laborer
    Mary Riddell 21
    Isabella Riddell 19
    Walter Riddell 17
    Elizabeth Riddell 15
    John Riddell 13
    James Riddell 11
    William Riddell 9
    George Riddell 7
    Janet Riddell 5
    Robert Riddell 2