Frederick William Rigby

1836–20 February 1911 (Age 75)
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life 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
1836–1911
Elizabeth Eastham
1848–1907
Marriage: 7 September 1873
Frederick William Rigby
1874–
Arthur Rigby
1883–1950
Lavina Rigby
1887–1987
Florence Elizabeth Rigby
1875–1953
Mary Eleanor Rigby
1878–1953
Nancy Isabella Rigby
1880–1935
Ada R. Rigby
1885–1985

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 September 1873
Farington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

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Parents and Siblings

    Frederick William Rigby

    Male1812–1884Male

    Nancy Sutton

    Female1813–Female

siblings

(8)

    James Rigby

    Male1834–Male

    Male1836–1911Male

    Charles Rigby

    Male1837–1842Male

    Richard Rigby

    Male1839–1842Male

    Richard Charles Rigby

    Male1846–Male

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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.
1843

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 (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from Rigby in Lancashire, named with Old Norse hryggr ‘ridge’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Rigby in household of William Rigby, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Frederick W Rigby in household of Frederick W Rigby, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Fred William Rigby in household of Fred William Rigby, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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