Henry Ridgley (1635–1710) was an early settler of Maryland.
|Known for||Justice of Anne Arundel County|
|Spouse(s)||Elizabeth Howard (1648–1671), Mary Stanton widow of Mareen Duvall,|
|Children||Nicholas Ridgley (born 1694)|
Ridgley arrived in the colonies in 1659 and demanded 6,000 acres of land for himself, his wife and four servants: John Hall, Stephen Gill, Richard and Jane Ravens. He was an assemblyman in the Governmental Council and a vestryman in the Parish Church of St. Anne's. Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore granted Ridgley the title of Justice of Anne Arundel County, Maryland in 1679. The Associators Assembly commissioned him as a "Captain of Foote" in 1689. He was commissioned Lieutenant-Colonel in 1694.
- Robert Schnepfe Diggs (1937). The early history of Elkridge Landing. p. 3.
- Joshua Dorsey Warfield. The founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. p. 77.