I have some 50,000 Diddles or some 50 various spelling variations in my data files and am glad to help or give you any data I can. Jane Anderson D/O George Anderson mrd Dr James Diddle. You are correct that James's name was spelled O'Diddle/Anderdiddle/Andiddle/Diddle etc. I descend from his brother John. Let me know if I can help you in any way.