Robert Briggs

Middleton, Lancashire, England

The Life of Robert

When Robert Briggs was born in 1853, in Middleton, Lancashire, England, his father, Joseph Briggs, was 31 and his mother, Ann Heys, was 30. He lived in Middleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Joseph Briggs
Ann Heys
James Briggs
Sarah Briggs
Emma Briggs
Leah Briggs
Robert Briggs
Rachel Briggs

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 1

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 6

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.

Age 31

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Northern English form of Bridge , from Old Norse bryggja.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Robert Briggs in household of Joseph Briggs, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Robert Briggs in household of Joseph Briggs, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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