Benjamin Ridgway

7 March 1813–22 February 1866 (Age 53)
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Ridgway was born on 7 March 1813, in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Benjamin Ridgway, was 41 and his mother, Mary Potts, was 38. He married Sarah Filcock on 25 May 1840. He died on 22 February 1866, at the age of 52, and was buried in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Benjamin Ridgway
Sarah Filcock
Marriage: 25 May 1840

Spouse and Children


    Sarah Filcock


25 May 1840
St Michaels, Manchester, Lancashire, England

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World Events (6)


Age 2

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 10

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Age 17

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ridgeway .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Ridgway, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Benjamin Ridgway, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Benjamin Ridgway - Church record: birth-name: Benjamin Ridgway

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