William Rigley

1778–
Ilkeston Circuit, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Rigley was born in 1778, in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Rigley, was 41 and his mother, Dorothy Leadbetter, was 38.

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Family Time Line

John Rigley
1737–
Dorothy Leadbetter
1740–1815
Dorothy Rigley
1761–1833
Samuel Rigley
1785–1829
Robert Rigley
1763–
Joseph Rigley
1768–1842
Catherine Rigley
1769–
James Rigley
1770–1841
Ellen Rigley
1772–
Elizabeth Rigley
1776–1781
William Rigley
1778–
Nanny Rigley
1781–1796
Sarah Rigley
1784–1786

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 23

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 30

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 37

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

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wrigley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Will Rigley, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Will. Rigley, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Will Rigley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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