Alice Rigby

1801–
Lancashire, England

The Life of Alice

When Alice Rigby was born in 1801, in Lancashire, England, her father, John Rigby, was 25 and her mother, Ellin Clarkson, was 27. She married Robert Roe in 1834, in Woodplumpton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Woodplumpton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

Robert Roe
1800–
Alice Rigby
1801–
Marriage: 1834
Thomas Roe
1835–
Ellen Roe
1838–
John Roe
1839–
James Roe
1841–
Elizabeth Ray
1844–
Alice Ray
1846–

Spouse and Children

    Robert Roe

    Male1800–Male

    Female1801–Female

MARRIAGE
1834
Woodplumpton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

    Thomas Roe

    Male1835–Male

    Ellen Roe

    Female1838–Female

    John Roe

    Male1839–Male

    James Roe

    Male1841–Male

    Elizabeth Ray

    Female1844–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1815

Age 14

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

Age 24

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.
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 41

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.

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)

  • Alice Ray in household of Robert Ray, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Alice in entry for Ellen Roe, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Alice in entry for Alice Roe, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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