Frederick William Rigby

Male1836–20 February 1911

Brief Life History of Frederick William

When Frederick William Rigby was born in 1836, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Frederick William Rigby, was 24 and his mother, Nancy Sutton, was 23. He married Elizabeth Eastham on 7 September 1873, in Farington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 20 February 1911, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Frederick William Rigby
Elizabeth Eastham
Marriage: 7 September 1873
Frederick William Rigby
Arthur Rigby
Lavina Rigby
about 1887–1987
Florence Elizabeth Rigby
Mary Eleanor Rigby
Nancy Isabella Rigby
Ada R. Rigby

Sources (18)

  • William Rigby in household of William Rigby, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Frederick William Rigby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Frederick William Rigby, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 September 1873Farington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (7)

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

    Age 6

    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.


    Age 7

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

    Age 23

    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Ribby in Lancashire, named with Old Scandanavian hryggr ‘ridge’ + ‘farmstead, village’. Compare Rigsby .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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