Ellen Hodges

7 June 1772–
North Meols, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Hodges was christened on 7 June 1772, in North Meols, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Hodges, was 38 and her mother, Jannet Wright, was 35. She married William Rigby on 1 February 1790, in North Meols, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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William Rigby
Ellen Hodges
Marriage: 1 February 1790
Jenney Rigby
Ann Rigby
William Rigby
Richard Rigby
Richard Rigby
Ann Rigby

Spouse and Children

1 February 1790
North Meols, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom



    Ann Rigby


    William Rigby


    Richard Rigby



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hodge .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen in entry for Thos Rigby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ellen in entry for Wm Rigby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ellen in entry for Ann Rigbye, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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