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Surname Ordidge

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Unknown Report 25 Jul 2013 18:34

Does anyone know the origins of the surname Ordidge?
Has anyone found a link between the families located in the Willenhallarea of the Midlands and those on the Derbyshire Nottingham border?

Thanks Marion Ordidge


Nyx Report 25 Jul 2013 18:37

For possible origin


Reggie Report 25 Jul 2013 22:18

Such info can almost always be found by googling


InspectorGreenPen Report 26 Jul 2013 06:32


I can't help with your question, but out of interest, which branch are you from? We have a small connection to the Church Gresley Ordidges via a marriage to a 2nd cousin of one of my ancestors.


Cynthia Report 26 Jul 2013 11:27

Hello Marion and welcome to the Community boards.

As Marion is a new poster, I will send a friendly message on how to return to her thread. :-)


Unknown Report 28 Jul 2013 12:18

To Reggie

Thanks for the tip but so far, no luck

Regards Marion Ordidge


Cynthia Report 28 Jul 2013 15:44

Hello Marion,

If you click on the link given by Reggie, you will find the history of the surname Ordidge. Also, if you click on Search above, and then on Search All Members trees, and add the name Ordidge to the surname box, you will see that there are over 300 matches on this site.

Simply add the details of someone in your family with the surname and see if you have any connections on here. If you find some, you can contact the tree owners for further information.

Hope this helps.